Syllabus of Law PSC Mains Chhattisgarh

Updated on: Apr 2, 2013
Syllabus of Law in PSC Chhattisgarh Mains is presented in this section.


Constitutional Law of India
  • Preamble to the Constitution
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • President and his powers, Governor and his Powers
  • Promulgation of ordinances by the President and Governor
  • Distribution of Legislative powers
  • Supreme Court and the High Court
  • Protection to civil servants
  • Union and State Public Service Commission
  • Amendment of the Constitution
  • Public Interest Litigation

Administrative Law

  • Delegated Legislation including its Judicial and parliamentary control
  • Principles of natural justice and Fairness
  • Administrative Tribunals
  • Writs -Mandamus, Certiorari, prohibition , Habeus corpus and Quo-warranto
  • Ombudsman-Lokpal, Lok Ayukta and Central Vigilance Commission
  • Land Law of Chhattisgarh
  • Land and Land Revenue
  • Revenue Officers and their powers
  • Survey and Settlement
  • Assessment of Land Revenue
  • Record of Rights
  • Tenure holders-their rights and obligations


I. Law of Crimes

Indian Penal Code
  • Definitions: Extent and applicability of I.P.C.
  • General Exception to Criminal Liability.
  • Joint and Constructive Liability (SECTION 34,114, 149)
  • Offences against public tranquility.
  • Offence against human body.
  • Offences against property.
  • Attempt.
(II) Criminal Procedure Code
  • Preliminary consideration Extent, Applicability. Definition etc.
  • Constitution of Courts.
  • Powers of Courts.
    • Police, Power of arrest, Search and Seizure of property,
    • Prevention of Crimes.
  • Duty of Public :-
    • To assist Police and Magistrate.
    • To give information about certain offenses.
  • Rights of arrested persons:-
    • To know grounds of arrest.
    • Bail
    • To be produced before the Magistrate without delay
    • Detention of not more than 24 hours without judicial scrutiny.
    • To consult legal practitioner.
    • To be examined by the medical practitioner.
  • Consequences of non-Compliance with provisions relating to arrest.
  • Processes to compel appearances :-
    • Summons.
    • Warrant of arrest.
    • Proclamation and attachment.
    • Other rules regarding processes.
  • Processes to compel production of things -
    • Summons
    • Search
    • Forfeiture
  • Consequences of irregularities and illegalities in search
  • Information to police, their powers to investigate
  • Jurisdiction of the Courts in inquiry and trial
  • Conditions requisite for initiation of proceedings
  • Complaints to magistrates and commencement of proceedings. before magistrates
  • Charge.
  • Type to trial :
    • Before Court of Sessions.
    • Warrant cases by magistrates :-
      • Cases instituted otherwise than on a police report.
      • Cases instituted on police report.
      • Conclusion of the trials.
    • Summons cases : -
      • Procedure for trial by magistrates.
      • Summary trials
  • Evidence in Inquiries and Trials
  • General Provisions to inquiries and trials:-
    • Period of limitation (Chapter 36)
    • Autrefois acquit and autrefois convict.
    • Compounding of offences.
    • Withdrawal from prosecution.
    • Pardon to an accomplice.
    • Legal aid to accused at State Expense.
  • Bail
  • Judgment
  • Appeals
  • Reference, Revisions and Transfers
  • Maintenance of wives, children and parents.
III. Law of Torts
  • Negligence
  • Nuisance
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Defamation
  • Vicarious Liability including State Liability
IV. Mercantile Law

General Principles of Law of Contract Sections 1 to 75 of the Indian Contract Act. 1872 , Law of indemnity. Guarantee Bailment pledge and Agency. Law of Sale of goods. Law of partnership.
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