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Haryana Judicial Services Notification HCS Judicial Notification

Haryana Public Service Commission

Bays No. 1-10, Block-B, Sector-4, Panchkula

H.C.S (Judicial Branch) Examination, 2011

Advt No. 3 Closing date: 20.07.2011

The Haryana Public Service Commission invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch). The number and category wise break-up of vacancies is as under:-

Sr. No.


No. of Posts







Scheduled castes of Haryana


Out of these posts, 7 posts are being advertised

for second time


Backward classes of





Ex-Servicemen of Haryana


Out of these posts 3 posts are being advertised

for the third time and 1 post is being advertised

for the second time


Physical Handicapped

persons of Haryana


a. Two posts for a low vision (found fit for

discharging the duties of a Civil Judge by

the Medical Board constituted under the


b. Two posts for Hearing impaired (found fit

for discharging the duties of a Civil Judge

by the Medical Board constituted under the


c. Two posts for Locomotors disability


Out of these 4 posts are being advertised

for third time








Two (02) posts (one from General Category and one from Backward Classes Category) have been kept reserved in view of the order dated 05.02.2009 passed by the Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court in CWP _o. 3584 of 2008 titled as _eha Yadav Vs. Punjab and Haryana High Court.


Four (04) posts from General Category have been kept reserved in compliance with the orders dated 5.02.2009 passed by Hon’ble Punjab and Haryana High Court in CWP No. 20315/2008


Anticipated/Unforeseen Posts: Total: 28

Sr. No.


No. of Posts





28 Though total number of unforeseen/anticipated

vacancies as on date are 20 but in view of the law laid down by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in Malik Mazhar Sultan and Anr. Versus U.P. Public Service

Commission & Ors. 10 % of the sanctioned posts are to be kept in this category, which comes to 28. (These

posts are likely to occur on account of promotion of

Civil Judges (Sr. Divn.)/Chief Judicial Magistrates and at this stage these posts cannot be identified/categorized. The selected candidates have no legal right against these 28 posts in case these posts do not become actually available. Candidates will be offered appointments against the category to which they belong in case the posts of that category become available.)


1) Forward Remote Areas comprise of States/UTs of North East Region, Lakshadweep. Andaman and Nicobar islands, Sikkim, Ladakh Region of J&K and Pangi Sub Division of Himachal Pradesh.

2) The HCS (Judicial Branch) Examination will be conducted in accordance with the

provisions contained in the Punjab Civil Services (Judicial Branch) Rules, 1951 as applicable to the state of Haryana as amended from time to time and the amendment made vide notification No. GSR 5/Const.Art.234 &309/2011 dated: 27.05.2011.


3) The OMR Sheets (Answer Sheets) will be scanned by the Computer, so there is no provision of re-checking/re-evaluation of the OMR Sheets

4) The reservation of posts of different categories will be governed by the instructions issued by the Haryana Govt. from time to time

5) If suitable Ex-Servicemen of Haryana are not available then eligible dependent

sons/daughters of Ex-Servicemen of Haryana will be considered as per Haryana Govt. instructions


6) (i) Reservation for PH category candidates of Haryana:-

According to instructions contained in Haryana Govt. letter No. 24/17/86-3GSIII dated 16.12.1980, if a Physically Handicapped person availing himself of the benefit of the reservation belonging to some other reserve category, he shall be entitled to the benefits available to that reserved category to which he belongs.

(ii) The low vision candidate who wants the help of a scribe for writing his/her

papers, will have to apply to the Commission for permission of having a scribe separately well in time i.e. at least 10 days before the commencement of the examination. No permission will be granted by the centre Supervisor in the Examination centre.


7) The result of Preliminary Examination and other announcement relating to this examination will be displayed on Haryana Public Service Commission website i.e. & will be published in the news papers of Chandigarh and Delhi


8) Pay Scale: ` 27,700 - 44,770 or such as may be revised by the Govt. from time to time.


9) Essential Educational Qualifications: No person shall be eligible to be appointed a Civil Judge (Junior Division) unless he holds a degree of Bachelor of Laws from a University established by the law and approved/recognized by the Bar Council of India.

10) Age: Candidate should not be less than 21 years and not more than 40 years as on 20.07.2011.


Upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years for the Candidates belonging to following categories:-


(i) Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Haryana only (Wherever posts are reserved for them).

(ii) Un-married women of Haryana State only.

(iii) Women of Haryana State whose husbands have been ordered by civil/criminal courts to pay maintenance to them; women whose husbands have remarried; widows; women who are legally separated from their husbands or have been divorced; women living separately from their husbands for more than two years because of desertion; wives of serving disabled military personnel and widows of those who were killed in action. Women living separately from their husbands due to desertion will be required to submit with her application form, an affidavit to the effect that she has been deserted by her husband and has been living separately from him for more than two years and this affidavit should be countersigned by two responsible persons such as members of the Legislative Assembly, Local Bodies Panchayats and the Bar Association. Where however, a woman who has re-married she would not be eligible for the above concession in the matter of age.

(iv) Upper age limit is also relaxable:-

For an ex-military person whether he joined military service before or

after the declaration of emergency to the extent of his military service added by

three years subject to a maximum of 5 years provided he had rendered continuous military service for a period of not less than six months before his release and further provided that he had been released otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency. A disabled military person is entitled to exclude from his age the period from the date he was disabled upto the date of his application or till the end of emergency i.e. 10-1-1968 subject to a maximum of 5 years.

(v) The persons recruited from 1-1-1963 onwards as whole time Cadet Instructors in the N.C.C. and who are released after the expiry of their initial/extended tenure will also be entitled for relaxation in age limit for purpose of employment under the State Government. The period of service rendered by them in N.C.C. may be deducted from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the prescribed upper age limit of a particular post by more than three years, they may be deemed to be satisfying the conditions for appointment to that post in respect of the maximum age. Such of the whole time Cadet Instructors in N.C.C. who are released from the N.C.C. before expiry of their initial / extended tenure would also be given these concessions subject to the conditions that they have served in the N.C.C. for the period of not less than six months prior to their release from the N.C.C.

11) Nationality: -

Candidate must be

(a) citizen of India or

(b) a citizen of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan or

(d) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly- Tranganyika and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be

person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be

provisionally admitted to the examination conducted by the Haryana Public Service Commission on his furnishing proof that he has applied for the certificate but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Govt. of India.

12) Competitive Examination: The selection of suitable candidates for appointment in HCS (Judicial Branch) will be made by holding an examination. The examination shall be conducted in three stages namely.


(i) Preliminary Examination,

(ii) Main Examination,

(iii) Viva-Voce.


13) Syllabus for Preliminary Examination:

The Preliminary Examination shall be of objective type with multiple-choice

(which can be scrutinized by Computer) as distinguished from the written examination which shall be subjective/narrative type.

The question paper for Preliminary Examination shall be of two hours duration. It shall consist of 125 questions and each question shall carry 04 marks and for every wrong answer one mark shall be deducted.

The objective type multiple-choice question for the Preliminary Examination shall be from the syllabus for the Main Examination. The candidate shall be expected to have a general and basic over view of the main subjects and also the ability to answer questions on current events of national and international importance, Indian legal and constitutional history and governance. The candidate shall also be tested for his analytical skills and aptitude. The standard of the question paper shall be of graduate level. The object of the Preliminary Examination is to short list candidates for the Main Examination. There shall be no minimum pass marks in the Preliminary Examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination shall not be counted towards final result. Candidates equal to 10 times of the number of vacancies advertised in order of their merit in the respective categories shall become eligible to sit in the Main Examination. However, this number shall be subject to variation. If two or more candidates at the last number (the number at the end) get the equal marks, then all of them shall be considered eligible to sit for the Main Examination, warranting the corresponding increase in the stipulated ratio.

Candidates thrice the number of advertised posts in order of merit of

Main Examination will be called for Viva-Voce.

Candidate who qualifies for the Main Examination will have to apply

again on separate application form for Main Examination. The qualified

candidates will have to obtain Application Form for the Main Examination

from the Commission’ Office free of cost.


Note:- (i) The schedule of examination shall be intimated to the candidates in due course while sending the admit cards to them.

(ii) Details of the syllabus for Main Examination and other conditions are contained

in the information sheet which is available on Commission’s website.

15) Application form

(i) On cash payment:

The application form (OCR Sheet) alongwith necessary instructions,

acknowledgement card and an envelope for sending application is obtainable from the

office of Haryana Public Service Commission, Bays No. 1-10, Block - B, Sector - 4, Panchkula on cash payment at the counter from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM and 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM on all working days at the following rates:-


Sr. No.

Categories of candidates

Colour of



Cost of

Application Form


a. For Male Candidates of General

category including Dependent Son

of ESM of Haryana.

b. For Male/Female candidates of

General/all reserved categories of

other State.




For Female Candidates of General

category including dependent

(Female) of ESM of Haryana Only.




For Male & Female candidates of

SC/BC/ESM and PH (with atleast

40% disability) categories of Haryana








(ii) Through Postal Services:


The application form (OCR Sheet) can be obtained through post from the

Secretary, Haryana Public Service Commission, Bays _o. 1-10, Block-B, Sector-4, Panchkula, (Phone _o. 0172-2560755) by remitting the fees as stated above through Indian Postal Orders or Bank Drafts (from any branch of Scheduled Bank of India) payable to the Secretary, Haryana Public Service Commission at Panchkula with self addressed envelop of 24x11 cm. size duly stamped worth ` 50/- for registered post at least 10 days prior to the closing date, otherwise office will not be responsible for supplying the application form well in time. The candidate must write his name, address in block letters, name of the post for which application form is required and category of form i.e. General including Dependent Son / Daughter of ESM of Haryana and another

for reserved category. No application form will be supplied to a candidate who does not remit the full prescribed cost of application form and envelope as stated above. No extra fee, other than the cost of application form and envelop as stated above, will be required to be paid along with the application form.


16) Submission of Application Form:

Candidates should ensure that the duly filled application forms for admission to the Preliminary Examination must reach Commission’s office at Bays No. 1-10, Block-B, Sector-4, Panchkula by post or by personal delivery by close of office working on or before the closing date i.e. 20.07.2011 (27.07.2011 for applicants from forward remote areas) failing which these will not be accepted. The Haryana Public Service Commission will not be responsible for any delay on the part of Postal Department or Courier Agency and all the applications received after the closing date will be rejected outrightly Incomplete and unsigned application forms shall render the candidates ineligible.




1. Indian Postal Orders / Bank Drafts issued before the date of publication of this advertisement or after the closing date will not be accepted.

2. The eligibility of candidates with regards to age and educational qualifications will be determined as on 20.07.2011 (closing date).

3. Refund of cost of application forms will not be allowed in any case.

4. Detailed Instructions regarding examination, syllabus for Main Examination,

eligibility, relaxation in age and other general terms and conditions applicable to the candidates are available on Commission’s website i.e. will be supplied along with the application forms (OCR Sheets).

5. Mobile phones, Pagers, or any other communication/electronic devices are

not allowed inside the premises where Commission’s examination is being





Haryana Public Service Commission,

Dated: 20.06.2011 Panchkula







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