JMFC Syllabus and Exam Pattern
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JMFC Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JMFC Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JMFC syllabus and exam pattern are provided in this article. This will help you to understand the JMFC syllabus and exam pattern. Syllabus for Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) & Judicial Magistrate( First Class)(Main) Examination under Judicial Service of the Government of Maharashtra.

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JMFC Syllabus

Every year, thousands of students from Maharashtra complete their LL.B. degree and after graduation, the students aim to crack the JMFC exam (Judicial Magistrate First Class Examination). This Judicial Services Examination is conducted by the MPSC (Maharashtra Public Service Commission).

How to Clear JMFC Exam?

There are mainly three stages of the JMFC Examination, these are;

  • 1st Stage - Preliminary Examination (100 Marks)
  • 2nd Stage - Mains Examination (200 Marks)
  • 3rd Stage - Interview (50 Marks)

Preliminary Examination

The preliminary examination is an objective type of exam. In the preliminary exam, 100 objective questions are asked and each question has one mark there is a negative marking system for 4 wrong questions 5 marks will be deducted from the total score.

And, those students who clear the cut-off (final score) are shortlisted from all the examinees and are selected for the main exam. 

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

The nature of the main exam is conventional type. After the preliminary exam, some of the students are shortlisted on the basis of marks and they get a chance to give the main exam. The main examination consists of 2 papers. The first paper is on civil law and the second paper is on criminal law. Each paper has 100 marks.

Paper 1 - Civil Law

  1. Code of Civil Procedure Code
  2. Indian Contract Act
  3. Specific Relief Act
  4. Sale of Goods Act
  5. Indian Partnership Act
  6. Transfer of Property Act

Paper 2 - Criminal Law

  1. Code of Criminal Procedure
  2. Indian Penal Code
  3. Indian Evidence Act
  4. Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act
  5. Protection of Civil Rights Act
  6. Essay on Current Legal Topic (800 words)


The successful candidate will be called for an interview in the ratio of 1:3 of the available vacancies. The minimum qualification to be called for an interview is to get at least 50% marks on each question paper.

The interview will be 50 marks.

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