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APPENDIX VI.

CIVIL SERVICE OF INDIA.

CONTENTS.

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Page 1. Instructions issued to Candidates with respect to their Periodical Exami

nations:-
Instructions to the Candidates selected in 1874

278 Instructions to the Candidates selected in 1875

282 Instructions to the Candidates selected in 1876

286 2. Examination Papers used at the Open Competition of 1876 for the Civil Service of India

293 3. Examination Papers used at the Final Examination of the Candidates selected in 1874 (May and June 1876)

348 4. Papers used at the Examination for Prizes of the Candidates selecteå in 1874 (May and June 1876)

394 5. Examination Papers used at the Open Competition of 1876 for admission to the Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper's Hill

413 6. Statistics

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Candidates of 1874.

Final examination. Special instructions.

1.-INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED TO CANDIDATES.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIDATES SELECTED IN 1874,
WITH REGARD TO THEIR FINAL EXAMINATION, COMMENCING
ON TUESDAY, MAY 16TH, 1876.

I.—LANGUAGES.

Candidates will be expected to show a thorough knowledge of the grammar of the languages which they take up; facility in translating from and into each language, the examination not being confined to the prescribed Text Books; familiarity with the written character; and some proficiency in speaking the language.

Text Books.

Hindustani.-Forbes's Totá Kahání (first 82 pp.).
Akláq-i-Hindí, pp. 1–187.

Khirad Afroz, pp. 114-149, 225-266.

Urdu Petitions, Nos. 1, 2, 7, 14, 25, 36, 42, 53, 62, 70, 80, 91.

Telugu.-Brown's Reader, pp. 5-108, 131-227.

30th October 1875.

Lane's Official Documents, Nos. 1-20, and 91-95.

Bengali.-Charitábali, pp. 7-65.

Hindi.-Sinhásan Battísí (first 11 stories, with the introduction).

Arabian Nights, pp. 1-84.

Robinson Crusoe, cap. 16-20, pp. 241-302.
Hindî Reader, pp. 1–122.

Naba Nárí, pp. 1-231, and 255–292.
Selections from the Som Prakásh.
Bengali Petitions, pp. 1–35.

Marathi.-Esop's Fables. Fables 1-65.

Gujarati.-Fourth Reading Book, pp. 1-45 (omitting poetry).
Fifth Reading Book, pp. 1-80, and 110 to end (omitting
poetry).

Seventh Reading Book, pp. 1-80.

N.B.--Where

Fifth Reading Book, (omitting poetry), pp. 31-79, 84–101,
115-225, and 9-11 (Edition of 1870).

Vachan Málá, Nos. I., II., XLVIII. to LI., LIV., LV.,
LXIX., LXX.

pages, &c. are specified, the numbers are to be taken inclusively.

Tamil.-Pope's Tamil Reader, pp. 1–145.
Panchatantram, Book I.

Pope's Handbook, pp. 174-196.
Robertson's Tamil Papers; the Arzis, p. 173 to end.
Wright's Official Documents, first 10 Arzis.

Sanskrit.-Johnson's Mahábhárata Selections, pp. 1-34, 61-86.
The first two Books of the Hitopade'sa, and the poetry of
the fourth book, omitting the account of the 16 Sandhis.
Raghuvan'sa, Books 1, 2, and 5. (Stenzler's edition.)

Arabic.-Alif Laila, pp. 101-161 of Vol. I. (Macnaghten's edition).
Al Fachiri, pp. 1-87.

Forbes's Reading Lessons, pp. 73-103.

Persian.-Gulistán, Books 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6.

Anwári Suhailí (Hertford edition), pp. 120-203.
Selections from Bostán (Calcutta edition), pp. 65-75.

II.-LAW.

1. General Jurisprudence.-Candidates will be expected to show that they have mastered the general contents of the prescribed textbooks, the principles to be extracted from them, and their bearings on one another.

Text Books.

Blackstone's Commentaries (Kerr's edition), from § ii. of the Introduction to Book I. cap. xviii.; or the following portions of Stephen's Commentaries :-§§ ii.-iv. of the Introduction. Books I. and III. and Book IV. Part 1; Part 2, cap. i.; and Part 3, cap. i. The Institutes of Justinian.

Austin's Lectures, I., V., and VI.

Maine's Ancient Law.

Lord Mackenzie's Studies in Roman Law. (A knowledge of the comparative views of the Laws of France and Scotland will not be required.)*

Bentham's Theory of Legislation by Dumont.-Principles of Legislation, cap. vii. to end; Principles of Civil Code (omitting cap. v. of Part III.).

2. Notes of Cases and Law of Evidence.-Each candidate will be required to furnish five reports,† drawn up as described in the "General Instructions," with particular attention to clearness of language, and

*The whole of this work may be read with advantage by candidates for the Prize in Law; as also Bentham's Principles of the Penal Code.

†These reports must be sent in on or before March 31st. written on half sheets of foolscap paper, and on one side only.

They should be legibly

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Candidates of 1874.

Final examination.

Special instructions.

Candidates of method in the analytical summaries. The subjects of these reports are 1874.

to be as follows* :Final ex

1. The investigation before a London police magistrate of a grave amination.

criminal charge, ending in committal for trial by jury. The Special instructions.

attendance for this report may commence on the first remand ; † but in such case, the purport of the evidence taken before the

first remand must be clearly and fully given in the report. 2. The whole business, of whatever kind, transacted in a London

police court in any one day. (No separate summary required.) 3-4. Two important civil causes tried by a special jury in London or

Westminster, or at Kingston. 5. A case heard in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, on

appeal from India. If this cannot be obtained, the cases argued and decided in any one day in the Court for the consideration of appeals in Criminal cases, or a case heard in one of the Courts in Banc, at Westminster, in the Exchequer Chamber, or in the House of Lords, will be received as

equivalent. Besides continuing the general study of the leading rules of evidence and procedure, as laid down in Pitt Taylor's Treatise, candidates will be required to master more particularly the provisions of the Indian Evidence Act (1872).

3. Indian Law :

All candidates must be thoroughly acquainted with the following works :

The Indian Penal Code.
The Code of Civil Procedure.
The Code of Criminal Procedure (1872).
Hindu and Mahommedan Law.
The Intestate and Testamentary Succession (British India)

Act, 1865.
The Indian Law of Contracts (1872).
Acts of the Government of India, No. 23 of 1861, and No.

9 of 1863.

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III.-HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA.S
Candidates will be expected to show a general knowledge of Elphin-
stone's History of India, and to be well acquainted with the Geography
of India. Under the head of History they will be examined more
particularly in the following works :-

Mill's British India, chapters 8–13 of Book VI.
Wilson's continuation of Mill, chapter 1 of Book I., and 1-12 of

Book II.
Marshman's History of India, chapters 8–38.

* It is expected that candidates will, by their own inquiries, ascertain at what places and times they should attend for the purpose of taking their Notes. In case of difficulty, however, application may be made to this office for such information as the Commissioners may be able to afford.

† The days of such remands may be ascertained by inquiry from the clerks of the several police courts.

I All candidates for the prize will be expected to report an Indian Appeal Case.

Ś Candidates for the prize will be expected to have read not only the general histories of India, but also such special works as the histories of Orme and Grant Duff, and Kaye's Afghan War, and Life of Metcalfe.

IV.-POLITICAL ECONOMY.*

Candidates of

1874. Candidates will be examined more particularly in Mill's Political Final ex:

amination. Economy; but they must be prepared to answer questions referring, for the sake of illustration or comparison, to Adam Smith and

Special in

structions McCulloch's Notes. N.B.-Candidates are reminded that at this examination it will be

decided whether they are qualified for the Civil Service of India, and that no Candidate can be regarded as qualified who is not found to have a competent knowledge of the several subjects above specified.

As the duties of civilians in India are such as often require the performance of journeys on horseback, candidates will be expected to produce before the time fixed for the final examination satisfactory evidence of their ability in this respect.

PRIZES. Prizes of the value set forth below will be offered for competition in the several subjects, and will be awarded according to the combined results of the general examination, and of a separate prize examination. The Civil Service Commissioners are only authorised to award these prizes on condition that a high standard of proficiency is attained.

£ Law, one prize of

- 100 Sanskrit

75 Hindustani

50 Hindi .

50 Bengali

50 Tamil

50 Telugu

50 Gujarati

50 Marathi

- 50 Arabic

50 Persian

50 History and Geography of India

50 Political Economy

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Candidates for the prize will be expected to have included in their reading the first 21 chapters, at least, of Ricardo's Political Economy, Northcote's History of Twenty Years of Financial Policy, and Göschen's Theory of Foreign Exchanges.

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