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Delhi Judicial Services Notification

Delhi Judicial Service 2011

Delhi Civil Judge Junior Division is known as Delhi Judicial Services 


THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI will hold Delhi Judicial Service Examination in two successive stages:-

(i) Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary  Examination (objective type with 25% negative marking) for selection for the main examination, and

(ii) Delhi Judicial Service Main Examination (Written) for selection of candidates for calling for Viva voce.

The Delhi Judicial Service Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) referred to above, will be held on Sunday, the 18thDecember, 2011. 

The time-scale of pay of members of the Service is Rs.  9000-14550 (prerevised)  [Revised scale (interim) Rs. 15600-39100 with Grade Pay Rs. 5400].  A candidate shall be eligible to appear in the examination if he/she is (a) a  citizen of India (b) a Law graduate from a recognized university (c) a person practising as an Advocate in India or a person qualified to be admitted as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961 (d) not more than 32 years of age as on 1st  January, 2012 i.e. on the 1st day of January  following the date of commencement of the examination.  In the case of  candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Tribes the upper  age limit is relaxable by 5 years.  The upper age limit is also relaxable maximum by 5 years in the case of  Ex-Servicemen including Emergency Commissioned Officers and Short Service Commissioned Officers who have rendered at least 5 years military  service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment. Application form including the DJSE Registration Form can be  obtained against Demand Draft/Pay Order (non-refundable) for Rs. 600/- each for General Category candidates and Rs. 100/- for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Physically Handicapped [Blind/Low vision (Mobility not to be restricted) and Orthopaedically Handicapped {OA – one arm affected (Right or left), OL – one leg affected (right or left), BL  – both legs affected but not arms}]  candidates on any working day from 21.09.2011 to 20.10.2011 from 10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and 2.00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. from the Filing Counter of Delhi High Court, or by sending, at his own risk, a self addressed envelope of 38 cm X 25 cm size with postage stamp of Rs. 60/- affixed on it along with Demand Draft (non-refundable)  of  Rs. 600/- for  General Category candidates and  Rs. 100/- for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Physically Handicapped  (only above said categories)  candidates, in an envelope addressed to Joint Registrar (Vig.), Delhi High Court, New Delhi, superimposed with words in bold letters, “DJS EXAMINATION 2011”. The prescribed  Application Form alongwith instructions and DJSE Registration Form will be sent to the candidate(s) by Speed Post/Registered Post only subject to their fulfilling abovesaid requirements and no enquiry/correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

The demand draft/pay order should be  drawn  in favour of ‘Registrar General, Delhi High Court, New Delhi’ payable at New Delhi.

Applications on the prescribed form and the DJSE Registration  Form duly filled in as per Instructions, should be  sent by “Registered Post Acknowledgement Due” addressed to the Joint Registrar (Vig.), Delhi High Court, Sher Shah Road, New Delhi  – 110 003, by designation, enclosed in the envelope  provided with the application form so as to reach him  not later than 4:00 P.M. on  22.10.2011. 

Applications  can also be submitted personally at the Filing Counter of Delhi High Court on any working day from 10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. till 22.10.2011.The number of vacancies to be filled is as under:-



No. of posts







02 backlog vacancies



13 backlog vacancies

Physically handicapped

(Blind/ Low Vision)


All backlog vacancies

Physically handicapped








The aforesaid vacancies  and consequent selection/appointments, if any, will be subject to outcome of WP(C) No. 256/2010 and 2828/2010 [Transfer Case (Civil) No. 77 of 2011] pending before Hon’ble Supreme Court and WP(C) Nos. 3251/2010, 7878/2010, 997/2011, 1435/2011, 1701/2011, 1702/2011, 2156/2011 and 2317/2011 pending before Delhi High Court.  

Applications incomplete in any form or those not on the prescribed application form or not accompanied by the DJSE Registration Form  or received after the due date, are liable to be rejected summarily.

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.  Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by this Court viz. Preliminary Examination, Main Examination (Written) and the Viva-voce will be purely provisional,  subject to their satisfying  the prescribed eligibility  conditions.  If on verification at any time before or after the Main Examination (Written) and the Vivavoce, it is found  that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination shall stand cancelled without any notice or further reference.

Detailed instructions regarding  Preliminary  Examination, Main Examination,  Viva-Voce,  eligibility, relaxation in age and other general terms and conditions applicable to the candidates  are  given  in the Instructions appended with Application form and are also available on the website of Delhi High Court i.e.





Adopted ‘As It Is’ from the website of Delhi High Court.

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