BPSC 31 Judicial service Exam 2020 Prelims Exam Date revised

BPSC 31 Judicial service Exam 2020 @ bpsc.bih.nic.in- Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has notified the notification for the 31st Bihar judicial service commission. Under the recruitment drive total, 221 vacant posts of civil judges will be recruited. The BPSC 31 Judicial service online registration for the said post will be started from the 12th of March and it will be available up to 28th March 3rd June 31st August 2020, whereas, the online application form will be available until 13th April 15th June 12th September 2020. Below you will get all the necessary details about the BPSC 31 Judicial service Exam 2020 like notification PDF, eligibility criteria, the application process, Exam dates/pattern, and other details. 

Update: BPSC 31st prelims exam which was to be held on 7th October has been postponed and now its was rescheduled to 6th December 2020. Read notice given below.

Update: After receiving objection application from candidates whose name is listed in the list of ineligible candidates, the commission has now released a list of eligible candidates who are from that list check the list from link given below.

Important Update: Commission has released the list of candidates who are ineligible for the posts and those whose application has been merged check the list from link given below

Update: BPSC 31st Judicial Service application registration form has been reopened till 31st August whereas its application can be submitted till 12th September 2020 (Check extended notice given below)
Update: BPSC prelims examination which was scheduled to be held on 9th Aug will remain postponed till further notice.


Check here List of eligible candidates released by commission

List of ineligible candidates and merged application

BPSC has released a list of candidates who are under age or overage for the post but they still submitted online application whereas another list has been released in which such candidates have been listed who had submitted application two to three times and commission has merged their application. Check both lists from link given below:

List of candidates under age/ overage
list of candidates whose application has been merged

BPSC 31st Judicial service exam date

Bihar Public service commission (BPSC) going to conduct its 31st Judicial service examination on 7th October 6th December 2020. Applicants who had registered for it will be able to download their admit card from link provided on this page when available officially.


BPSC 31 Judicial service Exam 2020

As you know every year BPSC invited the recruitment for Bihar Judicial service to recruit the civil Judges. And as mentioned in their yearly notification, they have issued the notification for 31st judicial service on 9th March.

The online registration process will begin from 12th March and it will go through 28th March extended to 31st August. While the online application process for the recruitment drive will last till 13th April 12th September 2020. Before applying online for the post you must check first the eligibility criteria and the other important aspects, from this, you will get an idea of whether you fulfill them or not (check Eligibility criteria in the below section).

Bihar Judicial Services recruitment 2020: Overview

Name of the conducting authority Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Name of the exam 31st Judicial services
Number of posts 221
Selection procedure Prelims, Mains, and Interview
Notification number 04/2020
Application procedure Online
Application feeUR-600
others including female-150

BPSC Judicial Services Notification 2020: Important dates

Notification published on 9th March
Online registration process commences from 12th March
Registration process concludes on 28th March 5th May 3rd June 31st August 2020
Last date for the online application process 13th April 22 May 15 June 12th September 2020
Last date to submit Application fee 3rd April 6th June 5th September 2020
Availability of admit card April 2020 TBA
Prelims exam date 9th Aug 2020 7th October 6th December 2020
Prelims Result date TBA
Mains Examination date July 2020
Mains result date November 2020

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BPSC 31st judicial service Recruitment 2020: Eligibility criteria

Educational Qualification:

Candidates applying for the post must have completed their LLB or equivalent to it from any recognized institute that is certified from the bar council of India, New Delhi. And to prove that candidates must have furnished the certificate which was signed by the principal of their respective college and institute.


Minimum: 22 years
Maximum: 35 years

But the candidates who are from the reservation category will get relaxation in the upper age limit which will be 40 years.

Bihar Judicial Service Examination Application process

If you found yourself eligible for the post then, a big congratulation to you. Now to fill the application form you need to follow a few steps which we have given below:

  • Firstly, you all need to visit the official website of the commission.
  • Now on the home page, you need to click on the “apply online” tab
  • Now on the next page you need to click on the BPSC online application link.
  • On click you will be redirected to a new page. Where you need to Click on the “Apply Online” tab
  • As you click the online registration form will appear to you
  • Fill the form carefully and then click on submit the “registration form”
  • After successful registration, you will receive the User name and password.
  • Log in to the account with credentials received.
  • After log in, the application form link will be available click on it.
  • Fill the application form accordingly.
  • After that, you need to upload the photograph and signature.
  • After doing this the application form will be there for review.
  • Next, you need to pay the application fee.
  • After paying the fee you may download the submitted application form and take a printout of it.

Register online for BPSC 31 Judicial Services

Login here for the registered candidates.

BPSC Judicial Service Application Fee

Candidates applying for the post need to submit application fee according to the category they belong:

  • UR– Rs. 600/-
  • SC/ST (Bihar) – Rs. 150/-
  • Female of all categories (Bihar domiciled) – Rs. 150/-
  • PWD– Rs. 150/-
  • Other candidates– Rs. 600/-

BPSC Recruitment 2020: Selection procedure

The selection procedure will go through three phases. But the prelims phase will conduct only in the condition if the number of applications is more than the expectation. You need to qualify every phase to qualify for the post. The phases are:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Bihar Judicial Services examination scheme

Prelims examination

The prelims examination will have two papers and both of them will have MCQs. The answer will be marked in the OMR sheet which will be scrutinized on the computer.

Paper 1- {General Studies}: 100 marks

Paper 2- {Law}: 150 marks

Note: Candidates who will secure the cut-off mark in the prelims examination will be called for mains examination and it will 10 times the number of vacancies.

Mains Examination

Subject Subject code Marks
General Knowledge 01 150
General Science 02 100
General Hindi 03 100
General English 04 100
Law of Evidence & procedure 05 150

General Hindi and General English are only qualifying in nature in which every candidate needs to get a minimum of 30 marks. And the marks of these two subjects will not be considered to calculate the merit list.

For mains examination among the following five subjects you need to choose any three subjects and the subject are:

Subject Sub. Code Max. Marks
Constitutional and administrative law of India 06 150
Hindu law and Muhammadan law 07 150
Law of transfer of property and principle of equity, the law of trust and specific relief 08 150
Law of contract and torts 09 150
Commercial law 10 150

Syllabus for BPSC Judicial Services Examination

BPSC Judicial Services Cut-off

As mentioned in the notification the prelims examination is only qualifying in nature and the minimum marks you need to score in the prelims examination are given below according to the category.

  • UR: 45%
  • Reserved category: 40%

BPSC 31 Judicial Service Interview

Candidates who will qualify the mains examination will be invited for the Interview. The Interview will be of 100 marks and to qualify this you need to secure at least 35% marks so that you will consider for the final merit list.

Other instruction

  • Before applying for the post candidates first read the Full Notification
  • Fill the application form before the due date.
  • After submitting the application form you must download the filled application form.
  • And you can download it after login to the dashboard and.
  • Take the two copy printouts of it.
  • And must keep all the documents related to the recruitment safely like receipt of the application fee and others because.
  • The commission will ask you to present the same during the Interview.
  • After downloading the application form you must check all the pages that they have printed the registration number, bar code, and application number or not.
  • If any of the above is not mentioning in the pages, in that case, your form is not acceptable and…
  • The admit card will not be issue to such candidates.
  • For final merit, only marks of the mains examination and interview will consider.
  • If you come from the reservation category then you must mention the same in the application form and.
  • If you didn’t mention it then you will not entitle to any reservation relaxation.
  • The relaxation in terms of caste category will be given to only Bihar domiciled candidates.
  • Applicants from other states will not get any relaxation.
  • Keep at least five copy of the photograph you have uploaded for future use.

BPSC Judicial Services Admit card

Once the online application procedure will conclude after that BPSC will issue the admit card to only those who have filled their application form successfully. And according to the BPSC annual program notification, the admit card will be issued in the last week of April 2020 and you can download the same from the official website of the BPSC.

Bihar 31 Judicial services Prelims Exams

The BPSC 31st Judicial Services prelims examination was scheduled in the first week of May 2020. The examination date and centre details will be mentioned in the admit card which will be issued to the candidates a few days before the commencement of the examination. The other details about the examination will be given by the commission later on through notification .

Documents required on Interview Day

After qualifying the mains examination shortlisted candidates will be called for the Interview process. In this, they need to present their documents of qualification and others in the original. The list of the document is given as:

  • Matriculation certificate for (Age proof)
  • Law Graduation degree
  • Marks sheet of the law
  • The letter of a certificate which must be signed by the principal of the college and institute where you have studied in, that your college is recognized by the bar council of India, New Delhi.
  • Character certificate issued from the last college and Institute you have attended.
  • Reservation certificates for those who are seeing for relaxation.
What is the last date for registration and application for the Judicial Services examination?

The last date for registration is 28th March extended to 3rd June 31st August, while for the application form it is 13th April. extended to 15th June 12th September 2020

How much is the application fee for the registration?

For general applicants 600/- while female and reserved applicants 150/- only.

How many vacancies are there for recruitment?


How can I apply for the post?

You may apply online through commission official website.

What is the official website of the commission?

The official website of the commission is bpsc.bih.nic.in

Will the prelims examination marks be counted in merit?

No, the merit list will be based only on the mains and Interview examination.

When will BPSC conduct its prelims exam date?

Its prelims exam now rescheduled to 6th December 2020

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