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Odisha Judicial Service 2023: Apply Now for Civil Judge Vacancies

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of Civil Judges under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023. Check out the eligibility criteria and apply online before the last date.
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Odisha Judicial Service 2023 - Notification Details

The Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) has announced the recruitment of Civil Judges under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023. This is an excellent opportunity for law graduates who aspire to serve in the judiciary. The online application process for these posts is already started and the last date to apply online is 17.03.2023. To be eligible for this post, candidates must have a degree in law from a recognized university. In addition to this, they must fulfill other criteria such as age limit, pay scale, and selection process.

The Odisha Judicial Service 2023 exam is extremely competitive, and candidates must prepare thoroughly in order to pass it. They should begin by extensively researching the material and exam format. Topics covered in the curriculum include the Indian Contract Act, the Indian Penal Code, the Code of Criminal Process, and the Code of Civil Procedure. To improve their time management and accuracy, candidates could practise previous year’s question papers and take mock examinations. Those who are dedicated and hardworking can pass this exam and land a position as a Civil Judge.

Notification Details
Organisation Name
Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)
Recruitment Exam Name
Odisha Judicial Service 2023
Post Notified
Civil Judge
Recruitment Type
Regular
Recruitment Category
Odisha Government Jobs

Salary / Pay Scale for Civil Judge in Odisha Judicial Service

The pay scale for the post of Civil Judge under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023 is ₹ 77,840/- to 1,36,520/- (Pre revised pay scale: ₹ 27,700-770-33,090-920-40,450-1080-44,770).

In addition to this, selected candidates will also receive other benefits such as Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), and other allowances as per the rules of the Odisha government. The salary and benefits offered are attractive and provide job security and financial stability to the candidates.

Vacancy Details for Odisha Judicial Service 2023

Total vacancies notified through Odisha Judicial Service 2023 for Civil Judge posts are 75. Details of category wise vacancies are provided in the table below – 

Category
Vacancy
Total
75
UR
33
SEBC
08
SC
12
ST
17
PwD
05

Educational Qualification / Eligibility Criteria for Odisha Judicial Service

To be eligible for the post of Civil Judge under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university.

A Superintendent or a Ministerial Officer in the High Court or any Civil or Criminal Court sub-ordinate to the High Court or an Assistant Law Officer or Translator of the Law Department of Government, shall also be eligible for appearing at the competitive examination under rule 15 for recruitment to the posts of Civil Judges in Odisha Judicial Service, if he/she is a graduate in Law of a University recognized by the State Government, has approved service in the High Court or in any Civil or Criminal Court sub-ordinate to the High Court or in the Law department of not less than seven years by the last date fixed for submission of online applications for the said competitive examination, has been recommended by the respective appointing authority; and is not more than 39 (thirty nine years) of age on the 1st day of the month of August, 2022. ‘Approved Service’ for this purpose means qualifying as defined in the New Restructured Defined Contribution Pension Scheme provided in the Odisha Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 2005.

Age Limit for Odisha Judicial Service Exam 2023

The age limit for the post of Civil Judge under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023 is between 23 and 35 years.

However, the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) provides age relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories. The upper age limit is relaxed up to 5 years for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) of Odisha state. The upper age limit is also relaxed up to 10 years for physically handicapped candidates. It is important for candidates to check the official notification provided below to know about the age relaxation and eligibility criteria before applying for the Odisha Judicial Service 2023.

Selection Process for Civil Judge through Odisha Judicial Service

The selection process for the post of Civil Judge under the Odisha Judicial Service 2023 includes three stages: a preliminary exam, a main exam, and a interview / viva voce.

The preliminary exam consists of objective-type questions and tests the candidate’s knowledge of general law and aptitude. The main exam consists of subjective-type questions and tests the candidate’s knowledge of law and language. Candidates who clear the main exam will be called for a viva / interview.

Application Fees for Odisha Judicial Service 2023

The application fee for the Odisha Judicial Service 2023 is Rs. 500 for candidates belonging to the General category. However, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) of Odisha state are exempted from paying the application fee.

The application fee can be paid online using a debit card, credit card, or net banking. It is important for candidates to pay the application fee before the last date to avoid rejection of their application. Candidates must also keep a copy of the payment receipt as proof of fee payment.

Important Dates for Odisha Judicial Service 2023

Description
Date
Date of Notification
07.02.2023
Starting Date of Online Application
17.02.2023
Last Date of Online Application
17.03.2023

Download Official Notification & Apply Online Link for Odisha Judicial Service 2023

Detailed official notification and online application link for Odisha Judicial Service 2023 are provided below –