How to Prepare for Judiciary without Coaching?

How to Prepare for Judiciary without Coaching?

The judicial service examination is the most coveted examination for Law graduates. But how to prepare for the judiciary without coaching is a question ? that every indigent aspirant has in his mind.

In this article, we will discuss the ways which will help you answer how to prepare for the judiciary without coaching.Many students think that judiciary preparation can’t be possible without coaching. Lots of aspirants give up their dream of becoming a Judge due to a lack of finances.Finance should not be a hurdle in the path of an aspirant. We will discuss the process of preparing for the judicial services exam by self-study.

Materials for Civil Judge Exam

You can either buy material from some coaching institutes or can buy books on the topics. so, let us discuss the scheme and syllabus of the exam.

Scheme of Examination

The civil judge examination is a three-tier exam. It consists of PT, mains, and interviews.

In the PT exam, the questions are multiple-choice questions and it is based on the extensive knowledge of the subject.

In the mains exam, questions are of subjective nature and you are required to answer them in written form.

Based upon the performance of the mains exam you are invited for the interview round, and the final merit list is prepared by adding the marks of the mains and interview.

Syllabus of Judiciary Exam

There will be two papers in your BPSC (J) exam

  1. General Knowledge

  2. Law

General Knowledge: General knowledge consists of various subjects such as Indian history, Indian geography, Polity, miscellaneous and current affairs.

Law: Law paper contains; Law of evidence and procedure, the law of tort and contract, constitutional law and administrative law, Hindu and Muslim law, Property law, Law of trust and equity-specific performance, commercial law

Books and important material for Judiciary Exam

CrPC;Kelkar, bare act
Evidnec Act: Batuk La, bare act
CPC: Takwani
contract: Awtar singh, bare act
Law of torts : Ratan Lal adn Dhiraj Lal
Family: Kesri , paras diwan, Mulla bare act
Law of trust and equity : bare act
specific relief : bare act
Property law: Bare Act, Poonam pradhan
Constitution law : M.P. Jain
Partnership Act : Avtar singh
Sales of goods Act : Avtar singh
The above books can be used for the preparation of Judicial services of the states.

Methods for Judiciary Preparation

First of all, have you should start your preparation with bare acts.

Keep a notebook with you while perusing those acts. to understand each and every word of the act so that you can be able to understand the gist of the Act. If you find any difficulty in understanding those terms that have been used in the act check the meaning in the dictionary .when you are unable to decipher the text consult books to clear your concept. Go through the examples and cases given in the book. By this method, you will be able to get a grasp on the subject matter. You need to give emphasis on case laws while preparing for any judicial services exam. You can take the help of DU casemates as they are very comprehensive and complementary.

Practice for testing your preparation

Once you get through the subjects start practicing by taking mock test that is available online or off line.You can also buy the previous year’s question bank and try to solve it without having to see the answer.

Check yourself on these simulated tests in order to be confident of your preparation. You can start doing it from the first topic itself, And last but not the least, keep on revising at least five times in order to get command over the subject. One important thing you must remember that without revision there is no meaning of preparation. The more you revise the more you get on with the subject.


If you can’t afford a coaching center you need not give up on your dreams, instead, you should be more determined and focused on your preparation. Ward off all your inhibitions and shortcomings, get confidence that you are destined to do it whatever difficulty you encounter.

Coaching can give you regularity and motivation but ultimately it is up to you how much effort you put in.

Even if you are doing coaching and are avoiding the curriculum then also it is difficult for you to compete with other aspirants, on the contrary, even if you are doing it without coaching and keep yourself motivated and maintain regularity, follow all the instructions that have been mentioned above then you will be able to increase your chances of selection. Now you must have got the answer to your question; how to prepare for the judiciary without coaching. For more information, you can visit our blogs.

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