Madras High Court 2020 Jobs Recruitment. Madras High Court has released official notification for the job openings of District Judge vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 08th January, 2020.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

District Judge - 32 Posts

Job Location - Chennai

Qualification Details :-

Direct Recruitment For The Post Of District Judge (Entry Level) In The Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service

1. Name of the post: District Judge (Entry Level)

2. No. of vacancies: 32 (Including vacancies arising out of creation of new courts / retirements)

3. Scale of pay: Rs. 51,550 – 1230 - 58,930 – 1380 - 63,070+Allowances

4. Qualification: (i) Must possess a Degree in Law of a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission / Bar Council of India, or any other equivalent qualification and enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu or in the Bar Council of any other State and must be practising as an Advocate on the date of publication of this Notification and must have so practised for a period of not less than seven years as on such date. (ii) With regard to Assistant Public Prosecutor-Grade I or Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II, they must be having not less than seven years of experience as an Advocate and / or Assistant Public Prosecutor on the date of this notification.

Age: For SC / ST / SC(A) Candidates belonging to the State of Tamil Nadu - 35 - 48 years & For others & Candidates from other States / Union Territories - 35 years - 45 years

Application Fee :-

Others - Rs.2000/- (Rupees Two thousand only) & SC / SC(A) / ST (Fee exemption is applicable only to SC / SC(A) / ST candidates belonging to the State of Tamil Nadu ), Differently abled Persons (the disability should not be less than 40% [Benchmark Disabilities]), Destitute Widows - (Certificate as in Annexure-E, should be obtained from the Revenue Divisional Officer/ Sub Collector/ Assistant Collector concerned). - Total Exemption

Important Date :-

1. Date of Notification -12/12/2019
2. Last date for submission of On-line Application -08/01/2020
3. Last date for remittance of fee through Bank- 10/01/2020 
4. Preliminary Examination (OMR Method) (Forenoon & Afternoon) - March, 2020
5. Main Written Examination (Forenoon & Afternoon) - 2 nd week of June, 2020
6. Viva-voce - August, 2020

Caution :-

1. Recruitments are made purely on merit basis. The candidates, in their own interest, are cautioned against touts and agents who may indulge in cheating by making false promises of securing appointment through unfair means.High Court of Madras will not be responsible or liable for any loss that may be occasioned to any applicant, on account of indulging in such activity with such unscrupulous elements.

2. Candidates indulging in unfair means by approaching the Recruitment body either in person or through anyone will be disqualified from appointment. Applicants are solely responsible for their claims made in online application. They cannot blame the service providers like internet cafe/browsing centre/Common Service centres for the mistakes made while applying online for recruitment. Applicants are advised to check the filled in online application before finally submitting the same.

Selection Procedure :-

The selection of candidates will be based on - (A) Preliminary Examination [Objective Type Question Paper in Optical Mark Recognization Paper (OMR Paper)] (B) Main Examination; and (C) Viva–Voce Test.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Applications are invited from eligible candidates Only Through Online Mode, i.e. through (or) for direct recruitment to the post of District Judge (Entry Level) in the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service, governed by the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service (Cadre and Recruitment) Rules, 2007, as amended [hereinafter referred to as “the Rules”].Last date for submission of On-line Application - 08/01/2020

2. Before filling the online applications, the applicants are advised to thoroughly and carefully go through the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Service (Cadre and Recruitment), Rules 2007, as amended, ‘Notification’ and ‘Instructions to Candidates’ available in the Recruitment Portal of the High Court, Madras ( and in the Government website ( The candidates shall ensure themselves that they fulfil all the required qualifications and are not disqualified for appointment.(NOTIFICATION No.02/2019)