Hello candidates, this guide offers all detail about Supreme Court of India recruitment 2021. We have included latest jobs openings, applying process, frequently asked questions, eligibility criteria and everything else that you need. It provides equal career opportunities for all citizens across the country. Whether you are a fresher or becoming a law professional, it is the best place to go for a job.
Latest Supreme Court Jobs 2021
Supreme Court Job Positions
Following are the common vacancies and positions you may apply for.
- Personal Assistant
- Additional Registrar
- Junior Translator
- Building Supervisor
- Court Assistant
- Law Clerk
Salary & Benefits
The salary ranges between INR 20,000 to 125,000 depending upon the post and grade. Many times when a Supreme Court job notification is issued, salary and benefits are provided. You can find the exact salary and benefits for a particular job position by visiting its details.
How to Apply for Supreme Court Recruitment?
Candidates, here is the procedure for applying online.
- Visit the official recruitment page.
- Here you will find announcements and job openings.
- Click on your desired vacancy and follow the details.
Note: Detailed step by step procedure for each job position is provided in the PDF released.
Supreme Court of India Recruitment Rules
The rules and regulations specify the hiring procedure and criteria for servants, officers and other staff. You can view all notifications, gazettes, office orders as well as Conditions of Services & Conduct 1961 at this page.
About Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India is the most superior judicial institution of India. It is the highest forum of justice for appellants according to the Constitution of India. It works as the custodian of Indian Constitution. The institution has 33 judges and one Chief Justice who have exclusive judicial powers. This highest judiciary platform took shape on 28th day of January 1950. It is situated at Tilak Marg, New Delhi.
Formation of this legal system substituted The Federal Court of India and The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. The 1950 Indian constitution earlier has envisioned the judicature with one chief justice and 7 lower rank justices. The Indian legislature assembly was authorized to increase the number of judges later.
Earlier in 1937, it was the Federal Court of India, the highest judicial platform of the country.
There are frequent job opportunities offered by Supreme Court of India recruitment department. You can check this page for the upcoming judicial jobs for freshers and senior positions.
Supreme Court Vacancies 2021: FAQs
Following are the frequently asked questions you may be looking for:
How to get a job in Supreme Court?
Look for the job notifications for upcoming vacancies here. Apply to your desired job by following the application process given in the notification. You can also apply online by the procedure given here.
What is number of judges in Supreme Court all over India?
Before 2019, the number of Supreme Court judges was 30 excluding The Chief Justice. However, according to the Number of Judges Amendment Bill 2019, the number has been increased to 33.
What is the Eligibility Criteria for Supreme Court?
The foremost criteria is the nationality of the candidate. Must be Indian citizen. Next criteria for Supreme Court of India recruitment is qualification; each candidate must have any of the B.SC, B.Tech, M.SC, or B.E degree from a recognized University. The age ranges between 40 to 50 years.
How to Get a Law Clerk Job?
The first phase in getting a judicial clerk job is to pass the written exam. The exam consists of two sections. First section contains General Knowledge and English questions, it has 50 marks. The second section contains questions about Indian Penal Code, Indian Constitution, Criminal and Civil Procedure Code; this section has 100 marks. Second phase is personal interview. Following are the important steps you need to follow.
Phase 1 – Written Exam:
- To be eligible to appear in the written exam, you must have a LLB degree from a law school recognized by Indian Bar Council.
- If you are in the last year of your LLB or law graduation, you can apply for the exam.
- You should have hands on basic computer skills, operating systems and search engines.
- The exam has total 150 marks, one mark of each correct answer and 0.25 negative marking for wrong answer.
- Minimum pass marks are 90 (60%).
Phase 2 – Personal Interview
The successful candidates in the written exam are shortlisted and then called for personal interview. A panel of judges conducts the interview with each candidate. The interview session consists of 30 total marks with minimum 15 marks required for qualifying. Successful candidates are appointed as Law Clerk who work under the current judges of the Supreme Court.
How to become a Supreme Court Stenographer?
For a Supreme Court Steno Typist or Stenographer job, you need a recognized degree and professional skills in Shorthand typing in English. You must have a typing speed of 110 words per minute. In addition, you need to have basic computer knowledge and a typing speed of 40 words per minute. Having experience in the same industry is a plus point.
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