Law Syllabus for Chattisgarh Group-I Services

The Law Syllabus for Chhattisgarh State Civil Services Preliminary Exam-2011 is given below. The examination will be held on 6 May 2012 (Sunday) by the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission. Acquaint yourself with the break-up of Law syllabus into various sections.



Constitutional Law of India

  1. Preamble to the Constitution

  2. Fundamental Rights.

  3. Directive Principles of State Policy.

  4. President and his powers, Governor and his Powers.

  5. Promulgation of ordinances by the President and Governor.

  6. Distribution of Legislative powers.

  7. Supreme Court and the High Court.

  8. Protection to civil servants.

  9. Union and State Public Service Commission.

  10. Amendment of the Constitution.

  11. Public Interest Litigation.

Administrative Law

  1. Delegated Legislation including its Judicial and parliamentary control

  2. Principles of natural justice and Fairness.

  3. Administrative Tribunals.

  4. Writs-Mandamus, Certiorari, prohibition, Habeus corpus and Quo-warranto.

  5. Ombudsman-Lokpal, Lok Ayukta and Central Vigilance Commission.

Land Law of Chhattisgarh

  1. Land and Land Revenue.

  2. Revenue Officers and their powers.

  3. Survey and Settlement.

  4. Assessment of Land Revenue.

  5. Record of Rights.

  6. Tenure holders-their rights and obligations.


Law of Crimes

  1. Indian Penal Code

    1. Definitions: Extent and applicability of I. P. C.

    2. General Exception to Criminal Liability.

    3. Joint and Constructive Liability (Section 34, 114, 149)

    4. Offences against public tranquility.

    5. Offence against human body.

    6. Offences against property.

  2. Indian Penal Code Attempt.

Criminal Procedure Code

  1. Preliminary consideration Extent, Applicability. Definition etc.

  2. Constitution of Courts.

  3. Powers of Courts.

  4. Police, Power of arrest, Search and Seizure of porperty, prevention of Crimes.

  5. Duty of Public:

    1. To assist Police and Magistrate.

    2. To give information about certain offences.

  6. Rights of arrested persons:

    1. To know grounds of arrest.

    2. Bail

    3. To be produced before the Magistrate without delay

    4. Detention of not more than 24 hours without judicial scrutiny.

    5. To consult legal practitioner.

    6. To be examined by the medical practitioner.

  7. Consequenes of non-Compliance with provisions relating to arrest.

  8. Processes to compel appearances:

    1. Summons.

    2. Warrant of arrest.

    3. Proclamation and attachment.

    4. Other rules regarding processes.

  9. Processes to compel production of things-

    1. Summons.

    2. Search.

    3. Fortfeiture.

  10. Consequences of irregularities and illegalities in search.

  11. Information to police, their powers to investigate.

  12. Jurisdiction of the Courts in inquiry and trial.

  13. Conditions requisite for initiation of proceedings.

  14. Complaints to magistrates and commencement of proceedings. Before magistrates.

  15. Charge.

  16. Type to trial:

    1. Before Court of Sessions.

    2. Warrant cases by magistrates:

      1. Cases instituted otherwise than on a police report.

      2. Cases instituted on police report.

      3. Conclusion of the trials.

    3. Summons cases:

      1. Procedure for trial by magistrates.

      2. Summary trial. s

  17. Evidence in Inquiries and Trials

  18. General Provisions to inquiries and trials:

    1. Period of limitation (Chapter 36)

    2. Autrefois acquit and autrefois convict.

    3. Compounding of offences.

    4. Withdrawal from prosecution.

    5. Pardon to an accomplice.

    6. Legal aid to accused at State Expense.

  19. Bail

  20. Judgement

  21. Appeals

  22. Reference, Revisions and Transfers

  23. Maintenance of wives, children and parents.

Law of Torts

  1. Negligence

  2. Nuisance

  3. Assault

  4. Battery

  5. Defamation

  6. Vicarious Liability including State Liability.

Mercantile Law

  1. General Principles of Law of Contract

  2. Sections 1 to 75 of the Indian Contract Act.

  3. 1872, Law of indemnity. Guarantee Bailment pledge and Agency. Law of Sale of goods. Law of partnership.