AP High Court Recruitment 2021 notification released for filling up of Civil Judge posts in Andhra Pradesh High Court. The High Court of AP has invited online applications for direct recruitment to 55 posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) in Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service.
Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions online at hc.ap.nic.in on or before January 2, 2021, until 11:59pm. The recruitment drive is being conducted to fill 68 vacancies of Civil Judge (Junior Division), out of which 55 vacancies are to be filled under direct recruitment and 13 vacancies to be filled under recruitment by transfer.
The scale of pay of the post Civil Judge is ₹ 27700 to ₹ 44770.
A candidate needs to be practicing as an Advocate for not less than three years as on December 3, 2020, is eligible to apply for the Civil Judge (Junior Division) under direct recruitment.
For the direct recruitment, the age of the candidate should not be more than 35 years of age as on December 1. Details on the eligibility criteria can be found from the official website of Andhra Pradesh High Court.
For shortlisting candidates a screening test, which will be computer-based, will be held for 100 marks, the official notification reads. Candidates who secure 40% marks and above will be shortlisted for the next selection exam which will be a written test.
The High Court is first conducting a screening test (computer based test) as part of the shortlisting process of candidates. The test consists of the Multiple Choice Objective Type method. 100 marks will be administered for 100 questions in two hours.
Candidates who get more than 40% marks will be selected for the written test in the ratio of 1:10.
The written test consists of three papers. 1) Civil Law 2) Criminal Laws 3) English Translation Test (25 marks), Essay Writing Test (75 marks) for Legal Subject. Candidates who qualify the written exam will appear for interview.
The translation test has to be written from Telugu to English and from English to Telugu. 100 marks will be allotted for each paper. This will take about 3 hours. Candidates who have secured minimum marks in the written test will be selected for the Viva Voice Test.
Candidates belonging to the OC/BC category are required to pay an application fee of Rs 800, while for SC/ST candidates, the registration fee is Rs 400. However, the SC/ST candidates who are not the residents of Andhra Pradesh will have to pay the application fee of Rs.800 instead of Rs.400.
The last date for submission of applications is January 2, 2021.
For more details, candidates are advised to read the official notice
FAQs on AP Civil Judge Recruitment
- Who is eligible for AP Civil Judge Recruitment?
Candidate must have practiced as an Advocate for at least three years (as on 03.12.2020) as per the rules of Andhra Pradesh State Judicial (Service and Cadre).
- What is selection process for AP Civil Judge Recruitment?
Selection Procedure would be done based on Screening Test (Computer Based Test), Shortlisting, Written Test, Viva Voice.