Books for Judiciary Preparation

Updated: Aug 17, 2020

Hey there! I hope you’re fine and doing well. If you’re on this page and looking for books that might help you secure rank in judicial service examination then firstly I would like to thank you for taking this initiative. If you want to become a judge, believe me, there is nothing better for you than this.

Secondly, yes! You’re in the right place. Following are the list of books that you’ll need if your aim is to crack the examination.



V.N. Shukla's Constitution of India

V.N. Shukla's Constitution of India has emerged as the most authoritative and respected academic book on the Indian Constitution in twelve editions. Its excellent reputation has brought it to the forefront of the classic legal textbook.

Prof. (Dr) Mahendra Pal Singh has thoroughly revised and updated the new edition and has taken into account the developments post the publication of the previous edition.

The latest edition of V.V. Shukla’s Constitution of India has a detailed analysis of the latest Constitutional Amendments and landmark Supreme Court decisions such as:

Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Assn. v. Union of India;

  1. Madras Bar Assn. v. Union of India;

  2. Shreya Singhal v. Union of India;

  3. Common Cause v. Union of India;

  4. Subramanian Swamy v. Union of India;

  5. Jindal Stainless Ltd. v. State of Haryana;

  6. Union of India v. Harish Chandra Singh Rawat;

  7. Nabam Rebia & Bamang Felix v. Dy. Speaker, Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, etc.

This book has been an ideal study and reference companion for students and practitioners alike and is frequently cited in the courts.

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MP Jain Indian Constitutional Law is an authoritative, evergreen classic on Indian constitutional law. By just looking at the total no. of pages in this book you’ll make a guess how resourceful this book can be.

This book, which is currently in its eighth edition, is a thematic presentation of the complex and multi-dimensional subject of Constitutional law in a clear, comprehensive and systematic manner. The book gives the reader detailed insights which can surely help the students, research scholars, lawyers, judges, legal academics, policymakers and interested citizens seeking the knowledge in the field of constitutional jurisprudence.

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C.k. Takwani

The 1908 Code of Civil Procedure contains the Law on Procedure in Civil Courts.

Civil Procedure by C.K. Takwani is an authority on the subject. It is known as a compact book with a lucid style. The commentary