BJSC Assist. Judge Exam – Syllabus and Marks Distribution (from 2019)

Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission (BJSC) has restructured and amended the syllabus for Assist. Judge Exam by the power vested by Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission Rules, 2006 Rule 7 of the Bangladesh Judicial Service (Service Formation, Appointment and Temporary Dismissal, Dismissal and Removal) Rules, Rule 5 of 2006, and with the approval of the President, further amended the Admissions to Bangladesh Judicial Service Order, 2006.

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Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission (BJSC) is responsible for assessing candidates for appointments at the entry-level of the Bangladesh Judicial Service by conducting examinations. The entry-level post at the Judicial Service is Assistant Judge/Judicial Magistrate. A person may apply for the post if s/he is:
(i) a citizen of Bangladesh;
(ii) obtained LL.B degree with 2nd class or LL.M. degree with 2nd class from any recognized university; and
(iii) having the age not exceeding 30 years.
The assessment is primarily a process of examination in three stages.
  1. Preliminary examination: The candidates must sit for a 100 marks MCQ-type examination and secure at least 55 marks to sit for written examination.
  2. Written examination: The candidates who passed the preliminary examination will sit for 1000 marks written examination.
  3. Viva: The candidates who secured the required score in the written examination will face the viva examination.
Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission (BJSC) has restructured and amended the syllabus for Assist. Judge Exam by the power vested by Bangladesh Judicial Service Commission Rules, 2006 Rule 7 of the Bangladesh Judicial Service (Service Formation, Appointment and Temporary Dismissal, Dismissal and Removal) Rules, Rule 5 of 2006, and with the approval of the President, further amended the Admissions to Bangladesh Judicial Service Order, 2006.

Download SRO issued by BJSC amending Syllabus of Assist. Judge Exam

 

Compulsory General SubjectsTotal 400 of 1000 Marks
1.
General Bengali
100
2.
General English
100
3.
Bangladesh and International Affairs
      • Bangladesh Affairs – 50 marks
      • International Affairs – 50 marks
100
4.
General Mathematics and Everyday Science
      • General Mathematics – 50 marks
      • Everyday Science – 50 marks
100
400
Compulsory Law SubjectsTotal 400 of 1000 Marks
1.
Laws related to Civil matters     –.
  • Code of Civil Procedure 1908       
  • Specific Relief Act 1877                  
  • Civil Courts Act 1887  
  • Limitation Act 1908  
  • Concepts off Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and related laws including but not limited to:
      • ADR Mechanism in the Code of Civil Procedure 1908
      • ADR Mechanism in the Family Laws Ordinance 1961
      • ADR Mechanism in the Family Courts Ordinance 1985
      • ADR Mechanism in the Shalish Ain 2001
      • ADR Mechanism in the Artha Rin Adalat Ain 2003
      • ADR Mechanism in the Gram Adalat Ain 2006
      • ADR Mechanism in the Conciliation of Dispute (Municipal) Board Act 2004 
100
2.
Laws related to Criminal matters   –.
100
3.
Laws related to Family matters    –.
  • Muslim Law                                  
  • Hindu Law   
  • Other Laws:
      • Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939
      • Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961
      • Family Courts Ordinance, 1985                         
100
4.
Constitutional Law, General Clauses Act and Interpretation of Statute    –.
5.
Property Related Laws    –.
100
400
Optional Law Subjects
Any One from the list
Total 200 of 1000 Marks
1.
Optional Subject – 1.
Optional Subject – 2.
  • Laws related to the prevention of corruption.
  • Law and Order Disruption Offence (Speedy Trial) Act, 2002
  • Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • The Prevention and Suppression of Human Trafficking Act, 2012
  • Digital Security Act, 2018