Gujarat High Court District Judge Recruitment 2017 – High Court of Gujarat has issued a recruitment notification for the selection of the direct recruitment of District Judge. Selection of candidates shall be made on the basis of Aggregate Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Written Examination & Viva-voce/Personal Interview. However, the Marks obtained in Preliminary Examination (Elimination Test), shall not be taken into consideration for preparing the Final Merit List of the candidates. Interested candidates can check all the information related to the recruitment of the District Judge on this page like application process, important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, result, etc.

Latest: The Final Select List of Advocates and Senior Civil Judges has been released, check on “Result” page link.

Gujarat High Court District Judge Recruitment 2017

Interested candidates can apply for Gujarat High Court Recruitment for the post of District Judge as per the schedule. Candidates are advised to read all the information related to this recruitment before applying.

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Important Dates

Events Dates
Online application start 01 Mar 2017
Last date to fill the online application form 31 Mar 2017
Preliminary Exam (Online) 30 Apr 2017
Written Exam (Offline) 02 Jul 2017
Interview 22-23 Dec 2017

Vacancy Details

  • Total No. of Vacancies – 42 (30 Regular + 12 Ad-hoc)

Pay Scale: Rs. 51,650-1240-59,090-1390-63,260 + Allowances, as admissible under the Rules.

Selection Process: Selection will be made on the basis of Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Viva-Voce / Interview.

Application Fee: Rs.1000/- plus Bank Charges for General Category whereas Rs.500/- plus Bank Charges are required to be paid by the Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, Socially & Educationally Backward Classes, Orthopedically Disabled Persons and Ex-Servicemen Categories.

How toApply:: Candidates have to fill their online application form from the official website and submit it before the last date of the online application along with the application fee.

Gujarat High Court District Judge Recruitment -Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the online application form candidates are advised to ensure their eligibility. Eligibility criteria for CG Police Recruitment is given below.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidate must possess a Degree in Law from a University recognized by law in India.
  • be a Advocate in practice in civil Courts of india. He must have an experience of at least 7 yrs.  as on 31/03/2017.
  • possess Basic Knowledge of Computer Application and operations

Age Limit

The candidate applying must be between 35yrs.-48 yrs. of age and not more.

Gujarat High Court Districs Judge Recruitment – Syllabus and Marking Scheme

  • Preliminary Exam-200 marks
  • Main Exam-200 marks
  • Personal interview-50 marks

The candidates who are eligible for the mentioned post will need to prepare themselves for the exam.

It is of utmost importance for the applicants to understand the pattern and scheme of the question papers in order to utilise their time efficiently.

The set of question papers will constitute of the following topics as per their category

The prescribed syllabus designed for the Preliminary and the Mains exam is as follows.

Syllabus and scheme for the preliminary exams for the post of High Court District Judge, Gujarat Recruitment 2017

Exam Papers Subjects Marks Duration Minimum marks to qualify
Preliminary Paper I Law

(constitution of India/Indian penal code)

100 One hour 50% Or more
Paper II English language and current affairs

(Indian history/geography/sports/basic IT/ mental ability)

100 One hour
Total 200 2 Hrs.

The minimum marks to qualify is 50% Or more.  Only the candidates who satisfy this criteria will be allowed to sit in the Main written test.

Scheme and syllabus for Mains exam for the post of High Court District Judge

Exam Papers Parts Marks Subjects Duration
Mains Paper I (criminal) Part I 50 (Question- Answers/short notes etc.) 3 Hrs.
Part II 50 Judgement writing( session case)
Paper II (civil) Part I 50 (Question-Answers/ short notes)
Part II 50 Judgement writing(civil appeal)
Total 200 3 Hrs.


  • The candidates who qualify both the exams will be called for personal interviews.
  • The interview part has been assigned a total of 50 marks.
  • The questions will be asked to analyse a candidate’s mental capability, and to asses their judgement quality.

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Gujarat High Court Recruitment

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