Candidates preparing for Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam should solve the Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam Mains 2015 Paper I.

Candidates preparing for the Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam should solve the Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam Mains 2015 (Paper-I) and other previous year question papers before they face Prelims and Mains.

It also gives an idea about the syllabus and how to prepare the subjects by keeping the previous year's questions in mind. All toppers are mindful and cognizant of the types of questions asked by the Jharkhand Judicial Services, to be aware of the various tricks and types of questions. This should be done by every aspirant when starting their preparation. It is very important to have an overall understanding of the pattern and design of questions.

Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam Mains 2015 Previous Year Paper-I
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Indian Evidence Act, 1872 and Limitation Act, 1963

Only practising the authentic question papers will give you a real feel of the pattern and style of the questions. Here's Jharkhand Judicial Services Exam Mains 2015 Previous Year Paper-I.

Jharkhand Judicial Services Mains Written Examination 2015
(IPC, CrPC, CPC, Indian Evidence Act and Limitation Act)

Paper I: Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Indian Evidence Act, 1872 and Limitation Act
Time: 3 Hours
Maximum Marks: 100
Note: Marks are indicated against each question

Question paper is divided into five Sections. Each Section has two questions of each 20 marks. Out of which candidates have to answer only one question compulsorily from each Section. Questions can be answered in Hindi (Devnagri) or English (Roman) only

Section - A

Question 1

a) What is meant by attachment? Under what circumstances may a court order attachment before judgment? [10 Marks]

b) Distinguish between any two of the following: [5+5 Marks]

(i) Non-joinder and mis joinder of parties

(ii) Rejection of a plaint and

(iii) Dismissal of a suit

Question 2

a) What questions are to be determined by a Court of Law before it orders execution of a decree? [10 Marks]

b) Giving suitable illustrations discuss the inherent powers of the Court. Are there any limitations on such powers? [10 Marks]

Section B

Question 3

a) What is difference between Summon Trial and Warrant Trial? Can Summon Trial be converted into Warrant Trial? Discuss with reasons in the light relevant provisions. [10 Marks]

b) Write short notes on the following: [3+3+4 Marks]

i) Joinder of charges

ii) Compoundable offences

iii) Anticipatory Bail.

Question 4

a) Explain the appellate and revisional powers of the High Court in criminal cases. [10 Marks]

b) i) Can a court alter a judgement after it has been delivered? If yes, how? [5 Marks]

ii) If a person having sufficient funds refuses to maintain his wife and parents, what remedy is provided to them under Cr.P.C.? [5 Marks]

Section C

Question 5

a) With the help of case law, explain the circumstances under which a person can even cause death while exercising right of private defence of property. [10 Marks]

b) i) A provokes a quarrel with 'B' and tries to hit him. 'A', afterwards runs for his safety but finding that he can not escape, turns round and hits 'B' who dies three days after. Has any offence been committed? Give reason. [5 Marks]

ii) 'A' incites a dog to spring upon 'B' with the consent of 'B'. Has any offence been committed? If so what? Discuss. [5 Marks]

Question 6

a) "In all robbery, there is either theft or extortion." Explain and distinguish between robbery and dacoity. [10 Marks]

b) i) Distinguish between Rioting and Affray. [4+3+3 Marks]

ii) 'A', a Hindu husband drags his minor wife forcibly to his house for not committing any offence but to keep her in the house. Discuss what offence, if any, has been committed.

iii) A railway ticket booking clerk receives money in excess of the fixed amount but does not credit the excess amount to the railway administration. What offence has been committed? Give reasons.

Section D

Question 7

a) What do you understand by 'admission' and 'confession"? Distinguish between the two and explain the value of extra-judicial admissions. [10 Marks]

b) i) What are the facts which are judicially noticeable and the facts of which the court must take judicial notice? [5 Marks]

ii) What are the rules of evidence regarding legitimacy of a child. Decide the legitimacy in the following: [5 Marks]

'A', woman, and her paramour 'B' lived together without being married for a period of one year and thereafter they legally married on 5 September 2013. 'B' died on 10 October 2013. 'A' again married with 'C' on 10 December 2013. After five days of this marriage i.e. on 15 December 2013, a son 'D' was born to 'A'. Whether 'D' is a legitimate child? If so, whose legitimate son?

Question 8

a) i) What is patent and latent ambiguity? In what cases oral evidence may and may not be given to explain or amend ambiguous document? (6 Marks)

ii) 'A' sells to 'B' by deed "My house in Calcutta". 'A' had no house in Calcutta but it appears that he has a house at Howrah of which 'B' had been in possession since the execution of the deed. Can these facts be shown to prove that his house at Howrah was meant to be sold? Discuss the principle. (4 Marks)

b) i) "Relevancy and admissibility are not co-extensive terms". Comment on this statement (5 Marks)

ii) Explain any two of the following: (5 Marks)

I) Value of dying declaration

II) Admissibility of secondary evidence of documents

III) Res gestae

Section - E

Question 9

a) What are the various rules as to disability under Sections 6, 7 and 8 of the Limitation Act? (10 Marks)

b) Explain the following: (3+3+4 Marks)

i) Extension of limitation period in case of appeals

ii) Extension of the limitation period in case of debts by paying some amount towards principal or interest.

iii) Extension of limitation period in case of suits on the ground of disability

Question 10

a) "When a suit to recover the property is barred by limitations, the right to such property is extinguished". Comment in the light of provisions of the Act and case law. [10 Marks]

b) i) "Where once time has begun to run, no subsequent disability to institute a suit stops it". Explain the maxim by giving suitable examples.[5 Marks]

ii) 'A' takes a loan from a firm of which 'B', 'C' and 'D' are partners. "B' and Care insane and D is a minor. When can 'A' be sued? [5 Marks]

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