Gujarat High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020: The preliminary examination for Gujarat High Court District Judge has been postponed which was scheduled to take place on May 03, 2020. The new dates of the preliminary exam will be informed later on the official website. The High Court of Gujarat is inviting applications for the recruitment of 34 district judges. The official notification released through advertisement number RC/1250/2020 indicated the start of online applications from March 06, 2020. This article elaborates on different aspects of the Gujarat High Court District Judge recruitment 2020 including eligibility criteria, the application process, and the selection method. Read on to find out more.
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Gujarat High Court District Judge Recruitment 2020
Gujarat High Court District Judge recruitment is conducted through three stages of selection viz. a preliminary examination, main examination, and final interview. The official notification conveys the tentative dates of the events associated with the recruitment. Check out the most important dates below.
|Start of application||06 Mar 2020|
|End of application||21 Mar 2020|
|Admit card release||To be announced|
To be announced
|Main exam||05 July 2020|
|Final interview||Sep 2020|
|Results||To be announced|
Gujarat HC District Judge Prelims Exam Postponed
In view of the lockdown of the country, due to the spread of COVID-19, the High Court of Gujarat has postponed the preliminary examination of the role of District Judge scheduled to take place on 03 May 2020. The new schedule for the same will be posted on the websites of the High Court at a later date as decided by the High Court of Gujarat.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The High Court of Gujarat has announced the opening in 34 number of total vacancies. Applications can be submitted by those candidates meeting the specified minimum eligibility conditions as per the notification. The minimum conditions to be eligible are specified in terms of the age range and essential qualifications. Check out the details below.
All candidates must be at least 35 years old to be eligible to apply. The maximum age of the applicants must not be 48 years i.e. candidates must not have attained the maximum upper age. The High Court, however, allows relaxations in the maximum age for a specific category of candidates as indicated below.
|Socially & Educationally Backward Classes||45 years|
|Orthopedically Disabled Person||45 years|
The minimum educational qualification and experience required to apply for the post of District Judge is specified in the notification. The details of the qualifications and experience is given below.
- Applicants must have a degree in law
- Aplicants must have been in continuous practice for at least a period of 07 years as an Advocate in Courts of Civil and/or Criminal jurisdiction.
- All applicants are also required to have the fundamental knowledge of computer application/operation.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Application Process
Application process for Gujarat High Court District Judge recruitment 2020 is conducted online. Interested candidates who meet the eligibility conditions can submit applications at the official website of the High Court. Read on to find out more.
How to apply
The application process is entirely conducted online through the official website. The detailed step by step guide for applying to the post is given below.
Step 1: Go to the website of the Gujarat High Court at gujarathighcourt.nic.in
Step 2: Click on “HC OJAS Site” as shown in the image below.
Step 3: Click on “Apply Now” from the drop down menu under Job application. Refer image below.
Step 4: Again click on the “Apply” tab for the relevant recruitment as show in the image below.
Step 5: Enter all dertails including payment mode and click on “Save” at the end of the application form.
Step 6: Click on Print Application/Pay Fee tab at the top of the page to pay the fees and print out the application form.
Step 7: After successful payment of fees, candidates must submit the application by clicking on the “Confirm Application” tab and completing the details.
Candidates have to pay the specified application fee either through online or offline mode. The mode of payment can be selected during the application process. Check out the applicable examination fee for all categories below.
|Socially & Educationally |
|Orthopedically Disabled Person||Rs 750/-|
|Ex Servicemen||Rs 750/-|
Note: For offline payment through SBI Branch, candidates must generate print out of Challan and make the payment at nearest SBI Branch.
Applicants are required to upload a photograph and signature among the application form. No other documents are required to be submitted during the application process. The applicants are however advised to ensure that they possess all the supporting documents against the information provided in the application form.
The documents to be uploaded with the application form must be compliant with the specified image details as indicated by the Gujarat High Court. Check out the details below.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure
Eligible applicants are to be selected through three stages of selection. The first two stages are in the form of written/online examination. The final stage is a personal interview. Check out the description of each stage below.
The preliminary exam is conducted for 200 marks and it consist of 02 papers. The question paper is objective and the questions are asked from English, GK and Law.
Note: Candidates who have not passed Secondary and Higher Secondary exam with Gujarati as a abuject have to take a third paper on Gujarati language.
The main exam is desciptive type anbd is for a 200 marks in total. There are two papers in the main exam which is based on law.
Candidates qualifying in the main examination by securing the minimum qualifying marks are eligible for the personal interview stage. The test carries a total mark of 50.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Exam Scheme & Pattern
The examination for the recruitment of District Judge in Gujarat High Court is conducted in two stages namely the preliminary and main exam. The detailed pattern of both exams can be checked below.
- Language: The question paper is set in English
- Exam mode: The exam is to be conducted offline (on OMR sheets)
- Sections: There are two papers in the preliminary exam.
- Type of questions: All questions are MCQ type
- Duration: The total duration for each paper is 02 hours.
- Language: The language of the question paper is English
- Exam mode: The exam is conducted offline i.e. on pen and paper.
- Sections: There are two parts of the exam namely Paper I & II.
- Type of questions: The questions are all descriptive type.
- Duration: The total duration of the exam is 03 hours for each paper.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Syllabus
The indicative syllabus of all stages of the examination for recruitment of District Judge at Gujarat High Court is notified. Candidates can check the syllabus for all stages and sections of the exam below.
Syllabus of preliminary exam
Syllabus of main exam
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
High Court of Gujarat releases the admit card for the examination. The admit cards are released through the website of the high court as per schedule. Candidates must monitor the website to know when the admit card is released. These are not sent by the High Court to individual candidates. Candidates must note that a hard copy of the admit card along with photo identity is mandatory to appear in the examination.
Gujarat HC District Judge Recruitment 2020 Result
The final results of Gujarat High Court District Judge recruitment 2020 are released in the form of shortlisting of finally selected candidates. The final shortlist prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained by the applicants in the main exam and the personal interview.