PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2022 Written Exam Pattern | Selection Process

PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2022 Punjab SSSB has released the Legal Clerk Exam Syllabus Candidates Can Check Punjab Legal Clerk Written Exam Pattern & Here we are sharing the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board Selection Process for Advertisement no. 02/2022

PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus

Advertisement No. 02/2022

Latest Update Dated 12.07.2022: PSSSB has released the Syllabus of Clerk- Legal Posts. Detailed Information is Provided Below……….

Syllabus for the post of Clerk Legal-Advt. No. 02 of 2022

Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) has Recently Announced and Invited the Online Applications from the Eligible Candidates for the Posts of Legal Clerk. The total number of Vacancies for these Posts were 283 Posts. Many Interested and Eligible Candidates applied for these Posts online. The Process of Submission of Online Applications for these Posts was commenced from –/05/2022 and Last Date to Apply for these Posts was –/05/2022. Check the other details from below.

Origination NamePunjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB)
Name of PostLegal Clerk
No. of Vacancy283 Posts
Selection ProcessWritten Exam
Exam DateAnnounce Later
Application Submission Start Date12.04.2022
Last Date to Apply Online10.05.2022

Punjab Subordinate Service Selection Board (PSSSB) will soon conduct the Written Exam for the Posts of Legal Clerk. Candidates who applied for these posts are now waiting for the Exam Dates, so that they can prepare accordingly for the same. There are many candidates who are Searching and Enquiring about the Exam Dates from the Various sources. Exam Dates will be release soon on the official website of PSSSB.

Nowadays Competition Level become very high so Competitive Exams gets too tougher. Candidates facing critical problem of “What to prepare” and “How to prepare” to give their best in their exams. So, here we are providing the latest Syllabus & Exam Pattern.

  • Written Exam
  • Typing Test

Exam Pattern for the Written Exam is as Follows:-

  • Exam Will be Objective Type.
  • Questions will be in the form of Multiple Type Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Exam will be bi- lingual (English & Punjabi).
  • Total Number of Questions in this exam will be 120.
  • Maximum Marks for this exam will be 120.
  • Each Question will be of 1 mark.
  • There will be a Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks.
  • Candidates who get less than 40% marks in the written test will not be considered eligible for the Selection Process.
Sr. No.TopicNo. of QuestionsMarks (Each Question carries 1 mark)
1.Questions from the Subject (Part A of Syllabus)9090
2.Questions from General Knowledge, English, Punjabi, Logical Reasoning and Mental ability (Part B of Syllabus)3030

Exam Syllabus for Examination is given below :-

Part A-Subject Syllabus

Unit-1 – Code of Criminal Procedure

Jurisdiction, Constitution and Powers of Criminal Courts; Public Prosecutor, Superior Police Officers and Aid to Magistrates and the Police; Arrest of Persons and Rights of Arrested Persons; FIR and Commencement of Investigation; Recording of Confession, Remand of Accused, Bail due to Non-Completion of Investigation and Completion of Investigation; Place of Inquiries and Trial; Complaints to Magistrates and Commencement of Proceeding before Magistrate; Charge: Contents of Charge, Effect of Error or Omission in Charge, Alteration or Addition of Charge, Joinder of Charges against Person or Persons, Exceptions to General Rule of Joinder of Charges; Trial before Court of Session; Trial before Magistrate – Warrant Case, Summons Case and Summary Trial; Bail, Anticipatory Bail, Cancellation of Bail, Bail Bonds; Inherent Powers of High Court.

Unit-II – Indian Penal Code

Introduction to Criminal Substantive Law; Definitions; General Explanations; Group Liability and Joint Liability; Punishments; Abetment; Criminal Conspiracy and Offences against the State; Offences Relating to Public Servants; Offences relating to Contempt of Lawful Authority of Public Servants; Offences affecting Public Health, Safety and Morals; Culpable Homicide and Murder; Causing Death by Negligence, Dowry Death, Attempt to Murder and Attempt to commit Suicide; Hurt, Grievous Hurt, Acid Attack; Criminal Force, Assault, Outraging the Modesty of Woman, Voyeurism and Stalking; Rape – its Aggravated Forms and Punishment; Criminal Misappropriation of Property and Criminal Breach of Trust; Receiving of Stolen Property and Cheating.

Unit-III – Indian Evidence Act

Definitions and Statutory Interpretation, May Presume, Shall Presume, Conclusive Proof etc.; Relevancy of Facts: Facts Connected with Facts in Issue; Admissions; Confessions; Dying Declaration and Statement by Persons who cannot be called as witnesses; Relevancy of Judgments; Expert Testimony; Oral Evidence; Documentary Evidence; Presumptions; Exclusion of oral evidence by documentary evidence; Burden of Proof and Onus of Proof; Estoppel; Competence of Witnesses; Privileged Communications; Examination of witnesses; Effect of improper admission and rejection of evidence.

Unit-IV – Code of Civil Procedure

Decree, Order, Judgement; Jurisdiction– Lack of Jurisdiction, Irregular Exercise of Jurisdiction; Place of Suing; Doctrine of Res Sub-Judice and Res Judicata; Parties to Suit and Frame of Suit – Joinder, Misjoinder and Non-Joinder and Objections as to Misjoinder and Non Joinder; Pleadings and Amendment of Pleadings; Plaint; Written Statement; Summoning of Parties – Issue & Service of Summons; Appearance of Parties – Appearance and Consequences of NonAppearance; Hearing of the Suit – Framing of Issues, Disposal of Suits at First Hearing and Trial; Arrest Before Judgment, Attachment Before Judgment, Appointment of Receiver; Temporary Injunction and Interlocutory Orders; Commissions – Appointment, Powers, Functions and Commissions at the instance of Foreign Courts; Suits by (or) Against Government (or) Public Officers; Suits by Indigent Persons, Suits Relating to 2Public Nuisance, Suits Relating to Public Charities; Appeals – First Appeal, Second Appeal, Appeal to Supreme Court; Reference, Review and Revision; General Principles of Execution of Decree and Procedure for Execution; Inherent Powers of Civil Courts; Pleadings and Trial of Commercial Suits in Commercial Courts.

Unit-V – Constitutional Law

Preamble, Preambular Objectives; Nature of Indian Constitution; Federal Features in Constitution of India; Formation of New States and Re- organization of States; Citizenship; Fundamental Rights; Fundamental Duties; Directive Principles of State Policy; Union and State Legislature; Money Bills, Finance Bills and Other Bills; Union and State Executive; Judiciary – Supreme Court, High Courts and Subordinate Judiciary; Appointment and Powers of President and Governor; Pardoning Power; Ordinance Making Power; Union-State Legislative, Administrative and Financial Relations; Freedom of Trade, Commerce and Intercourse; Official Language; Amendment of the Constitution; Special Provisions regarding Legislature and Executive of Union Territories; Elections; Services under the Union and States.

Part B – General Knowledge, English, Punjabi, Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability.

Sr. No.Indicative Contents of SyllabusWeightage (Approx.)
1General Knowledge and Current affairs of National and International importance including:
Political issues,
Environment issues,
Current Affairs,
Science and Technology,
Economic issues,
History of India with special reference to Indian freedom struggle movement.
Cinema and Literature.
2Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability:
Verbal reasoning : Coding, Decoding, Analogy, Classification, Series, Direction sense test, relations, mathematical operations, time test, odd man out problems. Non Verbal reasoning : Series, Analogy and Classification. Basic numerical skills, Percentage, Number system, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Number series, Average, Problems based on Ages, Profit & Loss, Partnership and Mixture, Simple and Compound Interest, Work and Time, Time and Distance, Mensuration and Data Interpretation.
Basic Grammar, Subject and Verb, Adjectives and Adverbs, Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Fill in the Blanks, Correction in Sentences, Idioms and their meanings, Spell Checks, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Direct and Indirect Speech, Active and Passive Voice, Correction in Sentences, etc.
4ਪੰ ਜਾਬੀ:- ਸ਼ੁੱਧਅਸ਼ੁੱਧ, ਸ਼ਬਦ ਜੋੜ, ਅਗੇਤਰ ਅਤੇ ਿਪਛੇਤਰ, ਸਮਾਨਾਰਥਕ/ਿਵਰੋਧੀ ਸ਼, , ਿਕਿਰਆ ਦੀਆਂ ਿਕਸਮ� ਤੇ ਸਹੀ ਵਰਤ�, ਿ ਅਤੇ ਵਚਨ, ਪੰ ਜਾਬੀ ਅਖਾਣ ਅਤੇ ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ, ਅੰ ਗਰੇਜੀ ਤ� ਪੰ ਜਾਬੀ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਸ਼ ਸ਼ ਿ5
 Maximum Marks30

Final Words :

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What is the Selection Process for PSSSB Legal Clerk Posts?

Written Exam

What is the Exam Pattern for PSSSB Legal Clerk Posts?

Exam Will be Objective Type.
Exam will be bi- lingual (English & Punjabi).
Total Number of Questions in this exam will be 120.
Maximum Marks for this exam will be 120.
Each Question will be of 1 mark.
There will be a Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks.

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