Madhya Pradesh Judiciary Syllabus

MP Judiciary Prelims (Online)

The examination is mainly held in the objective format where you need to answer 150 questions. The candidates need to give the test in two parts. It is actually a selection test that will further determine whether or not you will be to sit for the mains. However, once you are qualified for the mains, the scores of prelims will no longer have any influence on your recruitment.

Preliminary Examination

First Part
❖ Constitution of India (10 questions)
❖ Code of Civil Procedure 1908 (15 questions)
❖ Transfer of Property Act 1882 (7 questions)
❖ Contract Act 1872 (8 questions)
❖ Specific Relief Act 1963 (6 questions)
❖ Limitation Act 1963 (4 questions)
❖ MP Accommodation Control Act 1961 (5 questions)
❖ MP Land Revenue Act 1959 (5 questions)
❖ Indian Evidence Act 1872 (15 questions)
❖ Indian Penal Code 1861 (15 questions)
❖ Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (15 questions)
❖ Negotiable Instrument Act 1881 (5 questions)

Second Part
❖ General Knowledge (Question 20, Mark 20)
❖ Computer Knowledge (Question 10, Mark 10)
❖ English Knowledge (Question 10, Mark 10)

MP Judiciary Mains Examination

Only the applicants who will successfully qualify the exam, securing the cut off percentage can appear in the main exams. The main examination comprises of four papers, which are essay-based. As mentioned earlier, each paper carries 100 marks. The applicants have to give the first and second paper on the same day. They will further have to write the third and fourth paper on another day.

First paper > Civil Law & Procedure (Total 100 marks)
  • Constitution of India
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Specific Reliefs Act, 1963 (I, II and VI to VIII)
  • Limitation Act, 1963 (Parts II & III)
Second Paper > Court Practice, Writing Skill, Current Legal and Translation (Total 100 marks)
  • Writing on Social Issue- 30 marks
  • Writing on Legal Issue- 20 marks
  • Precis Writing- 20 marks
  • Translation (Hindi to English)- 15 marks
  • Translation (English to Hindi)- 15 marks
Third Paper > Criminal Law and Procedure (Total 100 marks)
  • MP Accommodation Control Act, 1961
  • MP Land Revenue Code, 1959
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  • Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
Fourth Paper > Judgement Writing
  • Framing of Issues (10 marks)
  • Framing of Charges (10 marks)
  • Judgment/Order (Civil) Writing (40 marks) (Civil Judge II Class Level)
  • Judgment/Order (Criminal) Writing- 40 (40 marks) (Judicial Magistrate First Class Level)
MP Judiciary Viva Voce:

The final round of the Judiciary Examination of Madya Pradesh state will the personality test interview round, known as viva voce. This stage of the exam carries a maximum mark of 50. The conducting body will bring out the final rankings of the candidates based on the marks of the main examination and the vice voce.

Note: No matter how much the candidates score in the main examination unless he/she clears the personality test round, securing the minimum cut off marks, he/she will not be selected for the recruitment.


1. Education Qualification:

Candidates who have done Bachelor of Law (LLB) from a government recognized university are eligible to apply.

2. Age Limit:

The minimum age limit to apply for MP judiciary examination Recruitment is 21 Years while the maximum age limit is 35 years.