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Bihar Patna High Court District Judge Online Form 2020


Applications are invited from eligible Advocates for direct recruitment in respect of 27 vacancies, including 1 backlog vacancy for EBC and 3 for SC, as on 31.03.2020, which may vary in future, both on Permanent and Temporary posts in the Bihar Superior Judicial Service.

Important Dates                                          Application Fee 

Application Start Date : 21/02/2020                                      General / OBC : 1000/-

Last Date For Applying Online : 21/03/2020                          For SC/STs : 500/-

Last Date for Fees Payment : 21/03/2020

Exam Date : Notified Soon

Admit Card : Notified Soon

Result : Notified Soon

However, the link shall remain available upto 28.03.2020 till 23:59 hours only for the purpose of uploading the scanned photograph, signature, declaration written in the handwriting of the candidate, filling in Bank reference number and obtaining the printout of the application form. The candidates are advised to keep a printout of the online filled in application form with themselves, and the same, alongwith all the required certificates, shall be requisitioned from the candidates qualifying the Main (Written) Examination.

Age Limit

35-50 years as on 01/01/2020

Vacancy Details 

Total Number of Posts : 27

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Bachelor Degree in Law.
  • Minimum 7 Year Advocate Practice.
  • Minimum 24 Cases Each Year in Last 3 Years.

Selection Process 

  1. The selection process will comprise Written and Viva-Voce test.
  2. The High Court shall hold screening test with a view to shortlist candidates and may prescribe minimum qualifying cut-off marks for appearing in the Written Test. The marks obtained in the screening test will be relevant for determining eligibility to appear at the written test and not for any other purpose.
  3. The candidates approximately ten times the number of vacancies for appointment, will be called for written test on the basis of marks obtained in Screening Test, if held. The candidates, approximately three times the number of vacancies for appointment, will be called for Viva-Voce test on the basis of marks obtained in Written Test.
  4. The full marks for screening test shall be 300 and it shall be of 100 questions and each question will carry 03 marks but each wrong answer will incur 01 negative mark. It shall be of objective type. In the screening test, the questions will be in the subjects of Law, English Language, General and Computer Knowledge.
  5. In the Main (Written) Examination, there may be as many papers with marks for each paper, as may be decided by the High Court.
  6. The ratio of marks of theory papers and viva voce will be 80% and 20%.
  7. A candidate will be called for viva voce provided he secures atleast 45% in each theory paper.
  8. A candidate will qualify for appointment if the candidate secures atleast 45% marks in each theory paper, 30% marks in viva-voce/Interview and 50% marks in aggregate in written test (theory papers) and viva-voce taken together.

Important links 

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