UPPSC PCS J Books 2022: List OF Subject-wise Books PCS Exam Preparation

UPPSC PCS J Books 2022: List OF Subject-wise Books PCS Exam Preparation

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jan 11, 2022
UPPSC PCS J Books - UP PCS Judicial Service Booklist 2022 for prelims and mains exam. Check UP Civil Judge subject-wise prelims and mains exam books. Experts advise for books.
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UP Judicial Services(PCS J) Books and Sources!! UPPSC is soon going to release the notification for the UP Judicial Services (PCS J) Examination. It is the perfect time for candidates to begin their preparation in full swing. To ease one of the biggest worries that candidates have, we are providing you with a detailed list of Books and Sources that you will need to refer to in your preparation. 

UP PCS J Booklist 2022

PCS J aspirants must read this article carefully and plan their studies accordingly. The right books and sources can work magic in any exam's preparation, while the wrong ones can equally sabotage a perfectly strong hard work. Hence for the UPPSC PCS J examination, we are providing you with a list of books that you cannot go wrong with, the list has been prepared by PCS J experts and is based on the latest syllabus provided by the commission.

UP Judicial Services(PCS J) Exam Pattern 2022

Before moving to the books and sources first we will take a look at the exam pattern of the UP Judicial Services exam.

UPPSC Judicial Exam Pattern

UP Judiciary Exam Pattern is clearly explained below for all the stages. It is important that the applicants understand the paper pattern for both Prelims and Mains exams along with the scoring pattern. 

UPPSC J Prelims Exam Pattern

The UP Judiciary Prelims exam will be an offline exam. There will be two papers of objective-type questions. There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer.



Time Duration

General Knowledge


2 hours



3 hours

UPPSC J Mains Exam Pattern

Check the paper pattern for the Mains exams below. The UPPSC Judiciary mains exam is a written exam with descriptive-type questions.



Paper I: General Knowledge


Paper-II: Language


Paper III: Law I (Substantive Law)


Paper IV: Law II (Procedure and Evidence)


Paper V: Law III (Penal, Revenue, and Local Laws)


Check UP Judiciary Service Pattern 2022

UP PCS J Books and Sources 2022

Here is a detailed book list for the Law subjects for UPPSC PCS J Examination:

Indian Penal CodeK.D. Gaur, RatanLal
Evidence LawBatuklal, K.D. Gaur
Indian Contract ActBangia
Hindu LawParas Diwan
Muslim LawBare Act
Limitation ActJ.D. Jain
Civil ProcedureC.K. Takwani
Criminal ProcedureR.V Kelkar
Arbitration and ConciliationLawmann
Constitutional LawD.D. Basu, Bare Act

Here's a booklist and sources for the General Knowledge section of PCS J Preliminary and Mains Papers:

Indian EconomyIndian Economy Key Concepts by Karuppiah Sankarganesh
Art and CultureNitin Singhania
Science and TechnologyLucent, Current Affairs
Current AffairsNewspapers, BYJU'S Exam Prep Monthly Magazine, and Daily Current Affairs

Apart from these standard books, candidates can refer to the Complete GS Notes for the UP State exams here which are sufficient to cover the General Knowledge syllabus of the PCS J Examination.

Check here the complete strategy for UPPSC PCS J 2022


  • Studying the Bare Act and D.D. Basu is sufficient for the Prelims and Mains of PCS J examination.

  • Yes, You can find complete notes for GS here: https://byjusexamprep.com/up-state-exam-study-material-notes-i

  • You can fill the online application once the official notification is released by UPPSC.

  • UPPSC will release the notification of UPPSC PCS J soon.


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