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PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2023: Check Exam Pattern

PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2023 PDF Download: Check Exam Pattern – Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (Punjab SSSB) Officials released an Advertisement for Legal Clerk posts. the official syllabus for Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (Punjab SSSB) Legal Clerk Exam has been released on the official website. aspirants can also check and download the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (Punjab SSSB) Legal Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern in the below sections.

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PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023 – Overview

Board NamePunjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (Punjab SSSB)
PostsLegal Clerk
Advertisement No
Job LocationPunjab
Selection ProcessObjective Type Written Exam,
Typing Test

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Pattern 2023

The PSSSB Legal Clerk question paper of the recruitment test will be 120 questions with a Maximum mark of 120 marks and All questions carry equal marks. The Exam duration of the PSSSB Legal Clerk paper will be 2 Hours. for each wrong answer, a -1/4 mark will be deducted. Below the given table is for the PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam Pattern 2023.

  • Total Question – 120 Questions
  • Total Marks – 120 marks
  • Exam Duration – 2 Hours
  • Language –  
  • Mode of Exam –
  • Negative Marking – Yes, 1/4 Mark
1. Questions from the Subject (Part A of Syllabus)
2. Questions from General Questions) Knowledge,
English, Punjabi, Logical Reasoning and
Mental ability (Part B of Syllabus)

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

SubjectsApproximate Weightage
General Knowledge, Current affairs of
National land International Importance
Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability10
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Subject Wise – PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2023

Part A – Subject Syllabus (Clerk legal)

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 Reorganization 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: Indicative Contents of Syllabus

General Knowledge and Current affairs of National and International importance including:

(i) Political issues,
(ii) Environment issues,
(iii) Current Affairs,
(iv) Science and Technology,
(v) Economic issues,
(vi) History of India with special reference to Indian
freedom struggle movement.
(vii) Sports,
(viii) Cinema and Literature.

Logical Reasoning & Mental Ability:

  • Verbal reasoning: Coding, Decoding, Analogy, Classification, Series, Direction sense test, relations, mathematical operations, time test, and the 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.

English: 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.

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PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2023 – Download Link

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PSSSB Legal Clerk Syllabus 2023 – FAQs

For how many marks, PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam will be held?

PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam will be held for 120 Marks.

Who is conducting the PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam?

The officials of the Punjab Subordinate Services Selection Board (Punjab SSSB) are conducting the PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam.

What is the Exam duration for PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam?

The Exam duration for PSSSB Legal Clerk Exam is 2 Hours.

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