KERALA Government has published a notification REC4 – 1094512016, dated: 18.02.2016 with Recruitment number: 2 / 2016 for recruiting the vacancies for KJSE- 2016 (KERALA JUDICIAL SERVICE EXAMINATION -2016) for the name of post of Munsiff- Magistrate in the Kerala Judicial Service. Total no. of vacancy are 35 for high court (HCK) recruitment having pay scale or salary of Rs 27700 – 44770/-candidates must have a degree in law as a educational qualification for both type of selection processes that is for Direct Recruitment as well as for Recruitment by Transfer. Candidates who are eligible they will face preliminary exam, main exam and Interview/ viva-voce for the selection of THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA. List of All selected Candidates who will be for the main exam as will as interview of hck recruitment for the post of Munsiff-Magistrate will published by the High Court on the website (www.hckrecruitment.nic.in). other information such as Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification for both type of Recruitment KJSE HC, Examination Fee and Mode of Payment, Selection/ Recruitment Procedure, Question- Paper Pattern and Type for Preliminary and Main Exam, Syllabus for the Preliminary and Main Exam, Minimum Qualifying Marks for Preliminary, Main and Viva-Voce Examination of HCK Recruitment, How to Apply, Admit Card/ Admission Tickets and Important Dates are given below
Name of the Post and No. of Vacancies for Kerala Judicial Service: Kerala Judicial Service has announced this vacancy for the post of Munsiff-Magistrate and the
total no. of vacancies is 35 (Tentative).
Eligibility Criteria for the Post of Munsiff-Magistrate of High court:
Age limit should be according to the date1st January 2016, Maximum age 34 years is allowed for KJS Exam for direct recruitment where as there will be no age limit for those candidates who, are opting for recruitment by transfer method.
Educational Qualification for both type of Recruitment KJSE HC:
Candidates must have a degree in law
Salary: Pay Scale of the Rs 27700 - 44770/-
Training- during training pay scale will be of Rs 27700/-.
Selection/ Recruitment Procedure for JSE of HC Kerala: For recruiting these vacancies Kerala (State) Government has notified two methods, which are Direct Recruitment and Recruitment by Transfer for this candidates will face two successive exams and training given below
Kerala Judicial Service (Preliminary) Examination- Written exam
Kerala Judicial Service (Main) Examination- written test of 4 question paper of 400 marks and Interview/ Viva for 50 marks.
Question- Paper Pattern and Type for Preliminary Exam: for Each correct answer 2 marks will be awarded and one marks will be deducted as a negative marking for each wrong answer.
Total marks – 200, Total no. of questions -100, Type of the question paper- Multiple Choice question (MCQ), Total time for the preliminary exam – two and half hours.
Syllabus for the Preliminary Exam-
Code of Civil Procedure, Indian Contract Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, Transfer of Property Act, Specific Relief Act, Kerala Building (Lease and Rent Control) Act.
Code of Criminal Procedure, Indian Penal Code , Indian Evidence Act
Constitution of India, Legal G.K., Reasoning &Mental ability.
Question- Paper Pattern and Type for Kerala Judicial Service (Main) Examination:
Kerala Judicial Service (Main) Exam will contain two processes, 1st one is based on written exam of four question paper, each of 100 marks, so total marks will be 400
And 2nd one will be viva- voce/ Interview of 50 marks. Total time for each question paper will be- three hour.
Syllabus for the Mains Exam-
Paper 1st - English Grammar, General Essays, Translation of Malayalam
Depositions/Documents to English and vice-versa, Précis writing.
Paper 2nd –
Part A- Indian Contract Act, Transfer of Property Act, Limitation Act, SpecificRelief Act, Easements Act, Kerala Building (Lease and Rent Control) Act,Hindu Succession Act, Indian Succession Act, Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act.
Part B- Kerala Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act, Kerala Stamp Act, Kerala State Legal Services Authorities Act, The Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, Kerala Municipality act, Negotiable Instruments Act, and Registration Act.
Paper 3rd –
Part A- Indian Penal Code, Indian Evidence Act, Abkari Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.
Part-B: Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, Kerala Police Act, Probation of Offenders Act, Forest Act, N.D.P.S. Act (provisions relating to bail and trial by Magistrates)
Paper 4rth –
Part A- Code of Civil Procedure, Civil Rules of Practice, Kerala Civil Courts Act, Order in Interlocutory Application/ Framing of issues/Judgrnent writing (Civil)
Part B- Code of Criminal Procedure, Criminal Rules of Practice, Framing of charges/Order in Criminal Miscellaneous Petitions/ Judgment writing (Criminal).
Minimum Qualifying Marks for Preliminary, Main and Viva-Voce Examination of HCK Recruitment:
40 % for general and OBC candidates.
How to Apply for KJSE (Kerala Judicial Service Exams) HCK (the High Court OF Kerala):
Candidates can fill this online application form only by clicking on RECRUITMENT OF MUNSIFF-MAGISTRATE which will be available on the website of Kerala Judicial Service Exams having two parts - Step-I and Step-II.
Candidates can apply for more than one recruitment but should not apply separately.
Candidates can pay the online application fee only through Challan of SBI Bank.
For more information candidates can consult from the website of KJSE, which is
Candidates can call on the help line no. 0484-2562235 for solving their problem regarding to this online application form.
Examination Fee and Mode of Payment for HCK Recruitment:
There will be no fee for SC/ST/unemployed Differentlyabled candidates and Rs 1000/- is the fee for all other candidates. And candidates can pay the application fee only through the branches of State Bank of India (SBI) by downloading payment challan from the website of high court recruitment.
Admit Card/ Admission Tickets: Candidates can download their Admission Tickets from the website of KJS examination for both the exam that is preliminary and main. And also Call letters for the viva- voce of selected candidates.
Important Dates for KJSE-2016 ( Recruitment of Munsiff-Magistrate for High court of Kerala):
Starting Date of online application form (Step-I and Step-II process) for the high court of Kerala- 25th February 2016
Last/ closing date of step-1 process for hck recruitment – 25th March 2016
Last date for paying the application fee for kjse hck- 30th March 2016 till 4.00 pm
Last/ closing date of step-2 process for hck recruitment – 4rth April 2016
Kerala Judicial Service (Preliminary) Examination- 22nd May 2016
Candidates who will be selected for the main exam as will as interview of hck for the post of Munsiff-Magistrate / Civil Judge Junior Division will published by the High Court on the website of the High Court of Kerala.
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