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Delhi Judicial Services Examination (DJSE) 2022

Delhi Judicial Services Examination (DJSE) 2022

Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment Notification 2022 Out! A total of 123 vacancies (55 Existing and 68 Anticipated) have been informed to fill the positions by conducting Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2022. This article covers all the major aspects pertaining to the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment and Exam. There are certain criteria for which the candidates are subject to be disqualified for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment Exam which is also mentioned below in this article. Candidates are advised to go through the official notification before applying for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination. 

  • The date and time of commencement are 28.02.2022 (10:00 AM) and the last date and time for filling the Online Application Form are 20.03.2022 (10:00 PM).
  • The selection process contained three stages namely, Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Examination, Delhi Judicial Service Mains Examination and Viva-voce.
  • The scale of the pay of members of the Delhi Judicial Service is Rs. 56100-Rs. 177500 in the 10th level of matrix of 7th CPC Revised Corresponding Pay Matrix and Pay Level.
Delhi Judicial Services Examination (DJSE) 2022
Organization NameDelhi High Court
Post NameJudicial Service
Total Vacancies123
Apply Online Start Date28th February 2022
Deadline of Online Application20th March 2022
Preliminary Exam Date27th March 2022
Selection ProcessPrelims, Main and Viva Voice
Job LocationDelhi
Official SiteHigh Court of Delhi

How to Apply for Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment?

The desiring candidates can apply for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment from the official website of Delhi Judicial Services following the steps mentioned below. The online application window will be opened from 28th February 2022 and the same will be closed by 20th March 2022.

Step 1: Open the official website of Delhi Judicial Services Examination.

Step 2: Find the link stating Apply for the Delhi Judicial Services Examination.

Step 3: Once you click on it, the application form will be displayed on the screen.

Step 4: Fill in the details asked in their respective spaces.

Step 5: Upload the documents asked like the photo and signature. 

Step 6: After uploading the documents, proceed further to the payment page. 

Step 7: Make the payment as per your category. 

Step 8: Print a copy of the Delhi Judicial Recruitment Application Form for further use. 

Delhi Judicial Service Examination Application Fee

The desiring candidates will have to pay a certain amount of money for filling the application form which will be different for different categories. The application fee for different categories are mentioned below. 

General category Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PwDRs. 200/-


  • The application fee can be paid online through Debit Card or Internet banking. 
  • The Delhi Judicial Service Examination Application form need not be sent in hard copy to the Delhi High Court.

Size and format of the documents to be uploaded

Photograph jpg or .jpeg format50-100 kb
Signature jpg or .jpeg format20-50kb

Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment Vacancy 

The Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment Vacancy has been announced along with the official notification which is mentioned below in the article. 

Category Break up of vacancies Total no. of vacancies
General 246286


  • Among the above said 123 vacancies, 10 vacancies are reserved for PwD candidates. 
  • The category-wise bifurcation of anticipated vacancies may undergo a change as the same would depend upon the category of the officers of Delhi Judicial Service to be promoted and would be finalized only after the officers are actually.
Other Judicial Service-Related Exams Links:
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Delhi Judicial Service Examination Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates will have to fulfill the minimum criteria set for the candidates in order to be eligible for the post of Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2022. The Delhi Judicial Service Examination Eligibility Criteria 2022 are listed below in the article. 

The candidate applying for the Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2022 will be eligible if he or she is: 

  • A citizen of India.
  • A person practising as an Advocate in India or a person qualified to be admitted as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961.
  • A person who has not attained the age of 32 years as on 1st January 2022 i.e. the 1st day of January of the year in which the applications for appointment are invited. 

Note: If on verification at any time before or after the Preliminary Examination (objective), Main Examination (written), and the viva voce, it is found that the candidate does not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, then the candidate may be debarred from the examination without any notice or further reference. 


  • A person having more than one wife living will not be eligible for an appointment to the service. 
  • A woman who is married to any person who has a wife living will not be eligible for an appointment to the service.

Delhi Judicial Services Examination Selection Process 

Candidates applying for the Delhi Judicial Services Examination 2022 will have to go through three stages. And the candidates will be selected for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment only if they satisfy all the criteria set and if they successfully qualify all the three stages of the Delhi Judicial Services Examination Selection Process. 

  • Prelims Examination
  • Main Examination 
  • Viva Voice

After the candidates are announced as qualified in the Main examination will have to send two sets of attested copies of the documents mentioned below.

  • Proof of age (Certificate of Matriculation or other equivalent examination). 
  • Mark sheets & Pass Certificates in respect of Xth and XIIth Class. 
  • LL.B. degree or another equivalent law degree. 
  • Semester Wise Mark Sheets, Consolidated Marksheet, Certificates, and degrees of all courses passed or attended. 
  • Advocate’s license and certificate of enrolment with Bar. 
  • Pass Certificate in respect of All India Bar Examination, if qualified. 
  • Acknowledgment of filing of Income Tax Returns / Statement of Account and Assessment Orders for the years as indicated in the Application Form. 
  • A certificate in Original issued by the Bar about the period of practice duly countersigned by the Registrar General or a specially authorized officer of High Court of State or the District Judge in case of the district where practicing. 
  • In case of a candidate who claims to belong to one of the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe categories, a Certificate issued by a Sub-Divisional Officer/Additional District Magistrate/Revenue Assistant or any other Officer, who has been designated by the State Government concerned as competent to issue such a certificate. 
  • If the candidate is in service at the time of submission of the application form, Original Certificate from the employer as to whether in the performance of his/her duties, he/she acts or pleads regularly in court(s) as an advocate on behalf of his/her employer or otherwise. 
  • In case of a candidate claiming reservation/relaxation on account of being Persons with Disability, Disability Certificate issued by a Government Hospital/Medical Board in accordance with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 in support of his/her claim

Note: A candidate, who claims to belong to SC/ST/PwD categories, if declared successful in the Main Examination (Written), must submit the original Caste/Disability Certificate (as the case may be) to the Joint Registrar (Exams-DHJS & DJS), Delhi High Court within ten days of the declaration of the result.

Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment Preliminary Exam

The Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Examination will be an Objective type paper and will be held on Sunday, the 27th March 2022 (11 AM to 1.30 PM). The expected exam pattern based on last recruitment cycle is given below.

  • The Preliminary exam for the Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment 2022 will be a screening test that would be qualifying in nature.
  • The paper will be an objective type of paper including 150 questions. 
  • The total marks dedicated to the Preliminary Exam will be 150 marks.
  • For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 25% of negative marking. 
Sl. NoSubjects Number of questionsTotal marks 
1General Knowledge
2Current Affairs 
3English Language
4Constitution of India
Total 150150 marks
  • There will be a negative marking of 25% of the marks assigned for every incorrect answer.
  • The syllabus for the Prelims exam is mentioned in the below article.

Delhi Judicial Service Recruitment Syllabus

The Preliminary Examination shall include questions on 

  • General Knowledge 
  • Current Affairs 
  • English Language 
  • Constitution of India 
  • Evidence Act, Limitation Act 
  • Code of Civil Procedure 
  • Criminal Procedure Code 
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Contract Act
  • Partnership Laws 
  • Arbitration Law 
  • Specific Relief Act 
  • Transfer of Property Act 
  • Sale of Goods Act 
  • Negotiable Instruments Act 
  • Indian Succession Act 
  • Hindu Succession Act 
  • The Prevention of Corruption Act 
  • The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) 
  • The Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act (DRT Act) 
  • The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI Act) 
  • Motor Vehicles Act 
  • Industrial Disputes Act 
  • Payment of Wages Act 
  • Workmen‟s Compensation Act 
  • Minimum Wages Act 
  • Factories Act 
  • Payment of Gratuity Act 
  • The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 
  • Commercial Courts Act 
  • Provident Funds Act 
  • Information Technology Act (IT Act) and 
  • TradeMarks & Copyright Laws.

Delhi Judicial Service Main Exam

The mains examination syllabus is indicative in nature. Once the official syllabus is made available by the authorities the same will be updated.

Papers Description Maximum marksDuration 
Paper-IGeneral Knowledge & Language – This is to test the candidate‟s knowledge of current affairs etc. and power of expression in English. Credit will be given both for substance and expression. Conversely deduction will be made for bad expression, faults of grammar and misuse of words, etc.150 2 hours
Paper-IILaw – I – Constitution of India, Code of Civil Procedure, Indian Evidence Act, Limitation Act, Registration Act, Commercial Courts Act, Court Fees Act, and Intellectual Property Laws.2003 hours
Paper-IIILaw – II – Transfer of Property Act, Indian Contract Act, Sale of Goods Act, Indian Partnership Act, Specific Relief Act, Arbitration Law, Personal Law, The Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act (DRT Act), The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act (SARFAESI Act), Motor Vehicles Act, Labour Laws, and Banking Laws.2003 hours
Paper-IVLaw – III – Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Indian Evidence Act, The Prevention of Corruption Act, The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, Information Technology Act, Negotiable Instruments Act and The Prevention of money laundering Act. 2003 hours

Delhi Judicial Service Examination Minimum Qualifying Marks 

The candidates will have to secure more than the minimum qualifying marks in order to qualify the Delhi Judicial Services Examination 2022. 

Minimum qualifying marks for Preliminary Examination: 

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks(in %)
General 50%
Reserved Categories, i.e., SC, ST, and Persons with Disability (deaf and hard of hearing)45%

Minimum qualifying marks for the Main (Written) Examination:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks in each Paper (in %)Minimum Qualifying Marks in the aggregate (in %) 
Reserved Categories, i.e., SC, ST, and Persons with Disability (deaf and hard of hearing)40%45%

Delhi Judicial Services Examination Viva Voice

The Delhi Judicial Services interview guidelines will be notified soon. The following information is as per the last recruitment cycle. Once the official communication is provided in this regard, the same will be updated here.

  • Viva-Voce will carry 250 marks. 
  • A candidate of the general category must secure minimum 50% marks and a candidate of the reserved category i.e. Sc/ST/PwD (deaf and hard of hearing) must secure minimum 45% marks in viva-voce to be eligible for being recommended for appointment to the service.

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