Maharashtra Civil Judge Salary 2024: Detailed Perks And Benefits, Syllabus, Eligibility Responsibilities

Civil Judge Salary

Civil Judge salary is paid in good amount with a number of benefits and allowances. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission administers the Maharashtra Civil Judge exam to recruit candidates for a number of posts. This examination is conducted annually by the MPSC to fill the positions of civil judges.

Maharashtra Civil Judge Salary is decided by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission, which conducts the Civil Judge exam

As we all know salary and perks are the most defining factor a job, candidates will surely not be left disappointed with the post of a Civil Judge. Keep reading this article to know in detail about the structure of a Civil Judge salary and other benefits and allowances

Maharashtra Civil Judge Salary

On joining the commission, all candidates will be eligible for an annual Maharashtra Civil Judge salary package of Rs.3,32,400/- to Rs.5,36,400/-. As we all are aware that salary structure contains various components and therefore the annual in-hand civil judge salary is granted according to the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) Pay Scale of Rs.27,700/- to Rs.47,700/-

All the candidates are also entitled with a number of benefits and various allowances. Please keep in mind that, the salary packages are under the subjugation to changes as per the formal notifications released by MPSC official website.

This salary will be incremented with the duration of the period served by the candidates in the commission.

Maharashtra Civil Judge Salary Structure

As per the latest notification released by the Maharashtra Public Service Commission, the salary structure consists of various allowances apart from the basic Maharashtra Civil Judge salary. The details are mentioned as such:

Salary Components

House Rent Allowance

Transportation Allowance

Dearness Allowance

Telephone Allowance

Electricity and Water Charges

Special Location Allowance

Insurance Coverage

Medical Allowance

Maharashtra Civil Judge Perks and Additional Benefits

Civil Judge post comes with a lot of benefits and perks but to enjoy those can only be enjoyed after 3 years because Candidates who are placed as Civil Judges with the MPSC have to complete a probationary period of three years. They are also made to sign a bond of Rs. 2 lakhs.

-Free-of-cost conveyance 

-Mediclaim and other medical benefits 

-Accommodation facilities 

-Pension as under the National Pension System

-Subsidized canteen facilities 

-Insurance cover 

-Concessions for leave travel 

Maharashtra Civil Judge Job Profile

Civil Judge has a very important role to play in the judicial system. Civil Judge will have to fulfil a lot of roles and responsibilities. Of course, the basic responsibility of a civil judge is to hear civil cases but it’s way more than that. So, to understand the Maharashtra Civil Judge job profile candidates need to have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Civil judge

-The Civil Judge is responsible for attending to the judgment of all civil cases ranging from land acquisition to election petition inclusive of Zila Panchayat, claiming of petitions, motor accidents and several other cases.

-The Civil Judge also holds the power to appoint Junior Division employees of Class III and IV of Maharashtra Judiciary. 

-They also hold the power of passing the pay bills of subordinate authority to them.

-Civil Judge concludes the civil cases inclusive of the financial stake.

-They also hold the power to resolve the criminal cases that are punishable with imprisonment of up to 3 years.

Maharashtra Civil Judge Exam Pattern

Candidates will be required to go through a preliminary test, mains and an interview round to finally get appointed for the Maharashtra Civil Judge job profile.

1. Preliminary Exam – objective type – which is used only for shortlisting candidates for the mains exam and not in the final ranking.

2. Mains Exam – Descriptive type

3. Personal interview

The aggregate scores from the main examination and the Personal Interview are used for the final rankings

Maharashtra Civil Judge Exam Syllabus

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Prelims Exam consists of 100 objective types (MCQs) questions for 100 marks. The examination is conducted in the English language only. The duration will be of two hours


The Code of Criminal Procedure

The Civil Procedure Code

Constitution of India

The Indian Evidence Act

The Transfer of Property Act

The Maharastra Rent Control Act

The Specific Relief Act

The Law of Contract

The Partnership Act

The Sale of Goods Act

The Limitation Act

The Indian Penal Code

Syllabus for Mains

Main Examination is of descriptive type and consists of 2 question papers of 100 marks each. The examination is conducted in the English and Marathi language. The duration of the paper is three hours



Civil Procedure Code

Transfer of Property Act

Specific Relief Act

Law of Contracts, Sale of Goods Act & Partnership Act



Indian Penal Code Evidence Act

Code of Criminal Procedure

Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes [Prevention of Atrocities] Act-1989 And Protection of Civil Rights Act – 1955

Essay On Current Legal Topic – Approximately 800 Words

Maharashtra Civil Judge Exam Eligibility

-Applicant must be a citizen of India.

-Candidate must have acquired a bachelor degree in law from a recognized institute or university.

-The age of the candidates must be less than or equal to 35 years as on the date mentioned in the official advertisement

-Candidates belonging to SC and ST category will get 3 years relaxation in their upper age

Read more on MH CET Law 2024

Also, read about CLAT 2024 Analysis

View All