Bihar Judicial Services


Highlights of the Bihar Judicial Services

Bihar Judicial services table

Selection Process for Bihar Judiciary Exam

The Bihar Judiciary exam selection process has three stages viz., preliminary (Objective) Exam, Mains (Written) Exam, and Interview. The selection process is similar to the various judicial services exams. The exam stages are: 

Preliminary Examination : The prelims exam is conducted for all the applicants who have applied for the exam. The exam has multiple-choice questions. There are two papers on General Awareness and Law.

Mains Examination : The mains exam will be conducted for prelims qualified candidates. The mains exam has 5 compulsory papers and 5 optional papers out of which each candidate has to select 3 subjects . 

Interview : A handful of candidates will be called for the interview. The interview will be taken by the committee decided by the commission.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification : A candidate must have a Bachelor of Law degree from any institute or university recognized by the Bar Council of India.

Age Limit : The minimum age is 22 years, and the maximum age allowed for the exam is 35 years. The upper age limit for women and physically disabled persons is extended to 40 years.

Preliminary Examination Syllabus

preliminary syllabus

Mains Examination

Compulsory Papers (Syllabus)

Compulsory judicial services paper Syllabus

Note : General Hindi and General English are two of the five required subjects that are of qualifying nature.

Optional Papers (Syllabus)

optional judicial services paper Syllabus
optional judicial services paper Syllabus


  • After qualifying in both Prelims and Mains, the commission will call you for the final round of examination, i.e., the Personal Interview round . 
  • The interview is conducted for a total of 100 marks .
  • You need to score a minimum of 35% in the interview to make it to the final merit .