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Punjab Civil Service Judiciary 2024 Important Dates

The Punjab Civil Service Judiciary exam will take place at the beginning of 2024. Knowing the dates prior can make the entire process smooth and stress-free. 



14th November 2023

First Notification Release

Same as Above

Date of Registration Process Beginning 

22nd November 2023

End of Registration

14th November 2023

Start of Application Submission 

22nd November 2023

End of Application Submission

22nd November 2023

Fee Payment Deadline

No details mentioned

Timeframe to Make Corrections

Yet to be Updated

Admit Card Release

Yet to be Updated


No Date Allocated

Answer Key

No Date Allocated

Final Result

Has not been updated 

Dates for Mains

No information till now

Application Submission Deadline

No updates till now

Admit Card Download

Has not been announced yet

Exam Date

Not announced till now

Answer Key

No updates 


PCS J 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Punjab Civil Sevices Judiciary Branch, one needs to fulfill these below-mentioned criteria.


Individuals who fall under the age group of 35-45 are only eligible for this examination. However, age relaxation up to 5 years is provided to SC and BC category people who are also a citizen of Punjab.

Educational Qualification:

Lawyers, meaning one who has an LLB or an LLM degree with 7 years of practice experience are eligible to appear for this examination. Remember, anyone who has less than 7 years of experince will not considered eligible.


The candidate must be an Indian and provide proof for the same.


Candidates can appear for six times. However, for ex-servicemen the number of attempts is just 3.

Punjab Civil Service Judiciary 2024 Application Process


To register for the examination, candidates are required to visit the official site After that, you can easily find the respective links in the important links tab. 

After that, candidates need to sign up for which they need to provide certain details like email, phone number, aadhar number, etc. 

Application Submission

After one completes the registration process, he/she can start filling up the application form with all the required details.

Note: One also needs to upload certain documents like mark sheets or practice experience, signature copies, photographs, etc.

Fee Payment

After that, candidates may proceed to pay the application fees and once they are done, the application process will be considered complete.

Admit Card Download

PCS J admit card will be available on the official site or at Therefore, one needs to keep an eye on both the sites.

PCS J 2024 Exam Pattern

As stated previously PCS J exam happens in two rounds. The first round is a written exam and the second one is the viva voice. The written exam consists of 750 marks while the viva voice holds 250 marks.

Written Exam Pattern:

Number of Papers: 5

Name of Papers:  3 Subjective Papers, English & Punjabi, General Knowledge

Total Marks: 750

Marks Divison: Subjective Papers ( 200 Marks), English & Punjabi (100 Marks), General Knowledge (50 marks)

Time for Each Paper: Subjective Papers (3 hours), English & Punjabi (3 hours), General Knowledge (2 hours)

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Viva Voice Exam Pattern:

Questions regarding constitution, personality, etc will be asked.

PCS J 2024 Application Fee

General and OBC candidates must pay 1000 rupees while SC, BC category students can pay 500 rupees.

Punjab Civil Service Judiciary Exam 2024 Syllabus

Paper 1 (1st Civil Law Paper): 

  • Indian Contract Act, 1872 
  • Specific Relief Act, 1963
  • Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  • Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
  • Limitation Act, 1963  
  • Registration Act, 1908

Paper 2 (Criminal Law): 

  • Indian Penal Code, 1860
  • Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  • Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
  • Indian Evidence Act, 1872  
  • The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Paper 3 (2nd Civil Law Paper): 

  • Hindu Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Rent Law
  • Interpretation of Statutes

Paper 4 (Language):

English and Punjabi Essays and Precis

Paper 5:

General Knowledge

Punjab Civil Service Judiciary 2023 Cut-off

Candidates must sore above 50% in both written exam and the viva voice to be qualified.

PCSJ 2024 Vacancy

There are a total of 21 vacancies this year. 

Punjab Civil Service Judiciary Exam Centers

The centers will cover the State of Punjab and the surrounding area.

PCS J 2024 Answer Key Challenge

Candidates can easily challenge their answer keys if they feel that their right answers are marked wrong. However, a certain amount needs to be paid.

Institutes for PCS J Preparation

It is better to join coaching institutes based in Chandigarh as they have better resources, known for their expertise in state exams.





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