High Court & Subordinate Court

Punjab & Haryana High Court and Subordinate Courts


Paper Pattern

Sr. No.


Maximum Marks

Qualifying Marks


General Knowledge


33% in each subject but no candidate shall be
considered to have qualified the written examination unless he/she obtains
40% marks in the aggregate of both subjects.


English Composition



General Awareness

General English

Polity, Indian History & Culture, Geography,Economy,
Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Current Affairs, Books and Authors Persons and
Place in News, Abbreviations, Punjab GK

Improving Sentences, Spotting Errors,

Synonyms and Antonyms, Cloze test

Idioms, One Word Substitution







It is clarified that there will be negative marking in multiple choice questions. For every wrong answer, 1/4th mark would be deducted. The question (s) not attempted will receive no credit or discredit. Thereafter, out of total candidates who qualify the written examination, the number of candidates as decided by Hon‟ble the Central Recruitment Committee may be called for Computer Proficiency test i.e. to access the proficiency of candidates in operation of computer (word processing and spreadsheets), which is mandatory but the marks of this Computer Proficiency test would not be counted towards the final merit as this test is only of qualifying nature. Computer Proficiency Test shall comprise of two parts. In Part-I i.e. Word Processing Test, the candidates will have to qualify Computer Typing Test in English at the speed of 30 W.P.M. In Part-II, Candidates will have to qualify the Spread Sheet Test. However, Hon‟ble Committee reserves the right to amend the criteria as to require typing speed to qualify the Computer Proficiency Test. The number of candidates as decided by Hon‟ble Central Recruitment Committee, who qualify the written test as well as Computer Proficiency Test, will be called for checking of original testimonials/interaction.  Thereafter, Select List of the qualified candidates will be prepared strictly on the basis of merit in written examination. Name of candidate(s) higher in merit would be recommended for appointment as per the number of vacancies to be filled.