HPPSC Recruitment 2019 – Apply for 11 Civil Judge Posts of

HPPSC Recruitment 2019 for Civil Judge Posts – Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission invites applications from eligible candidates for recruitment of 11 Civil Judges through H.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination-2019-II

HPPSC Recruitment 2019 Vacancy details:

Organization nameHimachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Employment typeHimachal government jobs
Name of postCivil Judge
Vacancy details
Vacancies Number
Existing Vacancies 07 (UR)
Anticipated01 UR 
02 – OBC 
01 – SC 
Total anticipated vacancies04
Total 11


HPPSC Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

Start date of application15 Dec. 2019
Last date of application5 Jan. 2020
Last date of receipt of downloaded application along with requisite documents13 Jan.2020
Date of Preliminary exam5 Mar, 2020
Result of preliminary exam15 Mar. 2020
Commencement of Mains exam30th Mar. 2020

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Eligibility Criteria for HPPSC Recruitment 2019

Essential QualificationAs on fifth of January, 2020, a candidate must be a holder of degree in Law as recognized by the Bar Council of India.
A candidate must be a citizen of India
Desirable QualificationThe knowledge  of customs, manners  and dialects of Himachal  Pradesh and suitability for  appointment in the peculiar conditions  prevailing in the State of Himachal Pradesh. 


Age Limit:

A candidate must have attained the age of 22 years but must not be more than 35 years  of age as on the last date prescribed for receipt of applications in the Commission’s Office i.e. 5th January, 2020.
The upper age limit is relaxable in following conditions
03 years for S.C.& OBCcategorycandidates of Himachal Pradesh. 

Note:-For  the candidates  of reserved categories  except SC & OBC category,  no relaxation in age limit except fee shall be admissible.


Examination Fee:

The detail of fee is as under:

General CategoryRs. 400/-
SC,OBC and other prescribed category of Himachal PradeshRs.100/-

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Mode of payment:

Candidates   can pay requisite   Examination Fees through “e-Payment” i.e.through  Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking. Fee once paid  shall not be refunded. Before applying online, all candidates   are advised to go through detailed instructions given on the above mentioned website.


Exam Pattern:

Preliminary Exam:

Exam typeObjective Type Examination (MCQs) 
Total Marks100
Exam duration1 hour for each Paper
No.of papers3


Subjects in which paper will be taken:

Civil Law-I
Civil Law-II
Criminal Law


Main Exam: This exam will be narrative in nature.

PAPER 1Civil  Law-I:Code  of Civil Procedure.  Indian Evidence Act, Indian  Stamp Act, Himachal Pradesh Courts  Act, 1976 and Specific Relief Act200 marks
PAPER 2Civil  Law-II:Indian  Contract Act, Hindu  Law, Indian Limitation  Act, Transfer of Property  Act and H.P. Urban Rent Control Act200 marks
PAPER 3Criminal Law: Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Chapter-XVII   (section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act, H.P. Excise  Act-2011 as Applicable to the State of H.P., Wild Life Protection Act and Indian   Forest Act200 marks
PAPER 4English Composition:A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.ESSAY:100 Marks                                                      Translation of Hindi Passage into English: 50 Marks150 marks
PAPER 5Language (Hindi):Hindi (in Devanagri Script) No books prescribed. The paper of Hindi will comprise of the following:-Translation of English passage into Hindi.-30 MarksEssay in Hindi on any topic out of three.   -50 Marks Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.).-20 Mark~~~~~Total:100Marks100 marks
PERSONALITY TEST A  candidate  shall also  be required to  obtain at least 45%   of the marks allocated   for the interview, failing which  he will be deemed to have not qualified the competitive examination150 marks
MINIMUM QUALIFYING MARKS(i) No  candidate  shall be credited  with any marks in any  paper unless he obtains  at least 40 percent marks   in that paper, except Hindi language  paper (paper-V) in which candidate should obtain at least 33 percent marks.

(ii)No   candidate   shall be considered   to have qualified the written  test unless he obtains 45 percent marks in aggregate in all papers and at least  33 percent marks in language paper i.e. Hindi in Devanagri script

HPPSC Recruitment 2019 Application Process:

Step 1New User: Register yourself as a New User in Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission  website and fill the parameters of Name, User ID, Password, Category, Gender,  E-mail ID, Security Question & Answer and Date of Birth. Then press the button “Create User”
REGISTERED   CANDIDATES: The   candidates   already registered   with the commission or  any of the examinations/tests  need not register again. Such candidates should click on “REGISTERED USER” link
Step 2For the Basic  Registration process,  you have to click on the “Click  to Apply” option. It will fetch out Candidate‟s Basic Registration page in which the candidates have to fill  fundamental information, particulars and details asked for
The  candidate  is required  to upload the  images of recent Photographs and Signature Specimens.  Images to be uploaded should be only in *.jpeg format  of size not exceeding 40 KB each
Step 3Fee through E-Payment 
Step 4visit http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc/  and take print of application form page by clicking on the “Application Form” option available
Step 5After filling-up the Application form, download the same and take the print on  A-4 size paper and dispatch along with documents to“Secretary, Himachal   Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002”.  

The  candidates  should also  write the name  of the examination  viz. “Himachal Pradesh  Judicial Services Examination,  2019-II”on the envelope before dispatching  it to “The Secretary, Himachal Pradesh Public  Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002”

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