Rajasthan Judiciary Exam Pattern 2021: RJS Prelims & Mains Paper Pattern

Rajasthan Judiciary Exam Pattern 2021: RJS Prelims & Mains Paper Pattern

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jul 26, 2021Rajasthan High Court RJS 2021, Check Rajasthan Judicial Service Exam Date, Admit Card Link, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut off and more.
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RJS Exam Pattern 2021

The Rajasthan High Court has released the RJS Exam Pattern with the notification. The Rajasthan Judiciary Exam has three rounds viz., Preliminary exam, the Main exam, and the Interview round. The prelims exam is only qualifying in nature. The candidates will be chosen based on their performance in the mains exam and the interview. This examination can be given in both English and Hindi.

The first step in starting your preparations is to understand the complete Civil Judge Exam Pattern. Candidates must plan ahead of time and prepare efficiently to ensure their seat in the Rajasthan Judiciary Exam as this exam is extremely competitive. Check the detailed exam pattern of Rajasthan Judiciary here

The Judiciary Exam is conducted for aspirants who want to join the Judicial Service and become a Civil Judge in Rajasthan. This exam is open to law graduates who desire to work as civil judges. Rajasthan Judicial Service Competitive Examination is held by the Rajasthan High Court to select candidates for various vacancies in legal positions and Civil Judge posts.

Rajasthan Judiciary Exam 2021 - Stages

The Rajasthan High Court has defined the selection process of the Judiciary services exam in line with the other state judiciary services exams. The exam involves three stages prelims exam, mains exam, and interview. The RJS Prelims Exam is objective in nature whereas the Rajasthan Judiciary Mains Exam is all subjective. The personal interview is conducted by a panel to check personality and Law knowledge. The stages are

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
  • Written Main Examination (Subjective Type)
  • Interview

Always keep in mind the exam pattern for better preparation for the exam. The exam pattern helps you in making the best preparation stretagy for the exam. Check the revised exam pattern below.

RJS Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

Before you begin studying, having the Rajasthan High Court RJS Exam Pattern on hand will help you understand what topics are mentioned in the syllabus and which parts you need to study first. 

RJS Civil Judge Preliminary Exam

  • The preliminary examination will be a multiple-choice examination. 
  • The subjects mentioned in the syllabus for Law Paper-I and Law Paper-II will be given 70% weightage. 
  • The Hindi and English language test will be given 30% weightage.
  • The whole preliminary test will be conducted for a total of 100 marks.
  • There will be no deductions for incorrect answers or unanswered questions.
  • The preliminary examination marks would not be taken into account while determining the final ranking.

Medium of Paper


Mode of Paper

MCQ (Objective)

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Total Marks


Total Questions

  • Law - 70 Questions
  • Hindi & English - 30 Questions

Reward on Right Answer

1 mark

Penance on the Wrong Answer

No negative marking

Check Detailed RJS Syllabus 2021

RJS Civil Judge Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Those who pass the RJS prelims exam are entitled to take the RJS judiciary mains exam. The mains examination will consist of subjective/narrative style questions and will be divided into four exams. Candidates will have three hours to complete (180 minutes) each paper. 

As per the Rajasthan High Court Civil Judge Mains Exam Pattern 2021, the following subjects will be covered in the Main Exam: 

  1. Law Paper-I
  2. Law Paper-II
  3. Languages: Hindi Essay (Paper III) and English Essay (Paper IV) 

The minimum qualifying percentage in the Mains exam is 40%.

Each paper will be conducted in its own time slot, as indicated in the table.



Maximum Marks



Paper-I - Civil Law


3 Hours

Paper 2 - Criminal Law


3 Hours


Paper I - Hindi Essay


2 Hours

Paper 2 - English Essay


2 Hours

RJS Viva-voce Interview 2021

The appropriateness for employment as an RJS Civil Judge will be assessed throughout the interview process, which would be based on the candidate's academic, college, and university records and his or her character, personality, and physical appearance. The questions posed may be general and not essentially academic or legal in character.

To be qualified for the final selections ranking, you must participate in the Viva Voce. As per the RJS Exam Pattern 2021, the aggregate marks from the Main exam and the Viva Voce will be used to make selections for and prepare the final merit list for 2021.

During the personal interview, the candidate will be asked questions to assess their general knowledge, which will include current events issues. Marks will also be given for the candidate's fluency in Rajasthani dialects and awareness of Rajasthani social traditions. Only if you score more than 35% in both the Prelims and Mains exams you will get shortlisted for an Interview/ Viva-Voce. The interview is worth a total of 35 points.

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  • Yes, old editions of preparation books can be used. Ascertain that they adhere to the current Rajasthan High Court RJS Judge Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

  • The Rajasthan High Court Judge Exam Pattern PDF and syllabus are available for download on the Rajasthan High Court official website.


    • How many times can you take the RJS Exam? 


    You have six chances to take the RJS exam. However, you must meet the Rajasthan High Court exam's eligibility requirements to appear for the exam.


    • Is it compulsory to obtain a copy of the Rajasthan High Court Judge exam pattern PDF and syllabus for 2021? 


    The Rajasthan High Court District Judge syllabus 2021 PDF and exam pattern are not mandatory to be downloaded. However, if you have the syllabus, it may help you streamline the topics you need to study to achieve the best results in the exam.

  • Candidates will get 100 questions of 100 marks in the RJS Prelims exam 2021. The candidates will get 2 hours to attempt the exam. 

  • The Rajasthan Judiciary mains exam has only descriptive papers. There are a total of 4 papers in the mains exam. The candidate will get 3 hours to attempt each paper.

  • Yes, the Rajasthan Judiciary Exam is one of the most difficult PCS J exams. To pass this exam, you'll need to put in a lot of effort during exam preparations.

  • You have six chances to take the RJS exam. However, you must meet the Rajasthan High Court exam's eligibility requirements to appear for the exam.

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