Syllabus for conducting Written Test (Multiple Choice Questions) for the posts of Legal Assistant and Junior Legal Assistants is notified for the information as under


1.Schools of Jurisprudence: Analytical, historical, philosophical and sociological.

2.Source of law: custom, precedent and legislation.

3.Rights and Duties.

4.Legal Personality.

5.Ownership and Possession.

The Constitution of India

1.Salient features of the Indian Constitution.


3. Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties.

4. Constitutional position of the President and Governors and their powers.

Supreme Court and High Courts: their powers and jurisdiction.

6. Union Public Service Commission and State Public

Service Commission. Their Powers and Functions.

7. Distribution of Legislative powers between the Union and the States.

8.Emergency provisions.

9.Amendment of the Constitution.


1.Nature and definition of tort.

2.Liability based on fault and strict liability.

3.Vicarious liability.

4. Joint tort-feasors.





9.False imprisonment and malicious prosecution.

The Jammu & Kashmir Contract Act, Svt 1977.

Code of Criminal Procedure, Svt 1989.

Code Civil Procedure, 1977.

J&K State Ranbir Penal Code, Svt 1989.

J&K Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules 1956.

The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir.

High Court Rules, 1999.

Writ Proceeding Rules, 1997.

J&K Contempt of Courts Act, 1997.

Payment of Wages Act, 1936.

Workman’s Compensation Act, 1923.

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