Friday, May 18, 2012


No. \crt:> /UHC/Admin.A12012 Dated: May 1'3,2012.
1. Applications are invited for Special Recruitment Drive from the practicing
Advocates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes for filling
JUDGES by direct recruitment in the Uttarakhand Higher Judicial Service
in the pay scale of '{' 51,550-1,230-58,930-1,380-63,070, in accordance
with the provisions of the Uttarakhand Higher Judicial Service Rules-
2004. Number of posts may increase or decrease.
2. The reservations in the posts shall be as follows: -
(i) Scheduled Caste 02
(ii) Scheduled Tribe 01
The reservation for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe shall be
admissible to the candidates who are residents of the State of
Uttarakhand only.
3. Applicants must have attained the age of 35 years and must not have
attained the age of more than 45 years on the 1st day of January 2012.
In other words, applicants should have been born on or after 02.01.1967
and on or before 01.01.1977. However, the relaxation in age to the
candidates of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes will be admissible
as per rules of the State of Uttarakhand.
4. Applicants for recruitment to the service: -
(i) Must be a Citizen of India, and
(ii) Must be an advocate of not less than seven years standing as on
the first day of January 2012.
(i) The Character of the applicants must be such as to render them
suitable in the opinion of the Governor, in all respects for
appointment to the service.
(ii) The applicants must enclose a certificate of experience and
Character from the District Judge of the respective District in which
the applicant is practicing as an Advocate or in case, the applicant
is practicing before High Court / Supreme Court, he must enclose
the certificate of experience and character by the Registrar of the
said court along with the application form.
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(iii) Any person dismissed from service by the Central or State
Government or convicted by any court for an offence involving
moral turpitude shall not be eligible for appointment.
(iv) No person shall be eligible to be recruited unless applicant is in
good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect
likely to interfere with the efficient performance of duties as a
member of the service. The Selected candidates will have to
undergo the prescribed Medical Tests and Character verifications
applicable to Gazetted Government Servants of State of
(v) A candidate, who has more than one living spouse at a time, shall
not be eligible for appointment.
(vi) Any person who is already in the service of Union or of the State
shall not be eligible for recruitment in Uttarakhand Higher Judicial
6. The applicant for recruitment to the Service must possess thorough
knowledge of Hindi in Devnagari Script and English. The medium of
answering the questions shall be English as well as Hindi. The question
papers shall be in English only but the candidates will have a choice to
answer questions either in Hindi or in English.
7. Applications will be entertained only on prescribed form given below,
which can be downloaded from the website of the High Court of
Uttarakhand i.e.
8. Examination Fees ~ 5001- shall be payable in favour of
'Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital' by way of
account payee Demand Draft of any Bank payable at Nainital.
9. True copies of certificates of academic qualifications 1 testimonials and
the demand draft of requisite fee must be enclosed along with the
application. Application must be filled completely. Incomplete application
will liable to be rejected summarily.
10. The last date for submission of duly completed form before the
Registrar General, High Court of Uttarakhand, Nainital is 15-06-2012 by
5.00 P.M. The envelope containing the Application Form must clearly
mention on its top "Application for the H.J.S.-2012". The High Court will
not be responsible for any delay whatsoever. Application received after
the last date shall be rejected summarily. The list of candidates eligible to
appear in preliminary examination shall be published on the High Court
website by 20-06-2012.

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