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Job Post: District Judge @ Calcutta High Court, Kolkata

By LawStreet News Network      21 April, 2019 12:00 AM      0 Comments
Job Post: District Judge @ Calcutta High Court, Kolkata

About the organisation and examination

A Competitive Examination will be held in Kolkata, West Bengal in last week of June, 2019, for selection of the District Judge as referred to in clause (a) of sub-rule (1) of rule 24 of the West Bengal Judicial (Conditions of Service) Rules, 2004 as per time schedule fixed by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in Malik Mazhar Sultan’s case.

The last date for submission of application is by 4:30 P.M. on 30th April 2019.


Kolkata, West Bengal


No person shall be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment unless

  • He/she is a citizen of India.
  • He/she has attained the age of 35 years and has not attained the age of 45 years (relaxation of 3 years on upper age for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes) on the first day of January of the year in which applications for recruitment are invited.
  • He/she has been practising for not less than seven years as an advocate as on 01-01-2019.
  • He/she has good character and is of sound health and free from any disability which renders him/her unfit for such an appointment.


The number of vacancies: Six (6) but likely to vary subject to the result of Civil Appeal No. 1867 of 2006 (Malik Mazhar Sultan’s case now pending before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India).


Entry Level: Rs. 51550-1230-58930-1380-63070/- with other perks like free Newspapers, Magazine, Medical Reimbursement facilities, the entitlement of 75/50 litres of petrol or diesel or cash equivalent if own car is used instead of pool car, Robe Allowance and other allowance as admissible under Rules.

Selection Grade (available on merit-cum-seniority to 25% of the cadre posts of the District Judges and would be given to those having not less than five years of continuous service in the cadre) – Rs. 57700-1230- 58930-1380-67210- 1540-70290/-

Super Time Scale (available on merit-cum-seniority to 10% of the cadre of District Judge who have put in not less than three years continuous service as Selection Grade District Judges) – Rs. 70290-1540-76450/-

All appointments to the posts mentioned above shall be made by the Governor in accordance with the recommendation of the High Court and all selections to the posts mentioned above shall be made by the High Court.

Read the official notification below for more information and for application format.

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