IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH

NOTIFICATION

No. 1111 Gaz.I/VI.F.2                                                           Dated, Chandigarh, the 07- og- 2:019

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR DIRECT APPOINTMENT TO HARYANA SUPERIOR JUDICIAL SERVICE – 2019

Last Date: Last date for submission of application and eligibility in all respects for the candidates shall be 26.08.2019.

Applications are invited for selection to 11 (Eleven) posts (5 from General category, 2 from Scheduled Caste Category, 2 from Backward Class category (A), 1 from Backward Class category (B) and 1 from Economically Weaker Sections) for appointment to Haryana Superior Judicial Service by way of direct recruitments (i.e. 25% of quota) from amongst the eligible Advocates from the Bar, through competitive examination under Rule 6(1)(c) of Haryana Superior Judicial Service Rules, 2007, in the prescribed Application Format (Annexure-1 page 8-10). The High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh reserves the right to alter (on either side) the number of vacancies notified. Last date for submission of application and eligibility in all respects for the candidates shall be 26.08.2019.

Note: –

  • Where in any recruitment year any vacancy earmarked for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) cannot be filled up due to non availability of a suitable candidate belonging to EWS, such vacancies for that particular recruitment year shall not be carried forward to the next recruitment year as backlog and will be filled from unreserved category.
  • Persons belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) selected against the quota for persons with benchmark disabilities/Ex-servicemen shall be placed against the roster points earmarked for EWS.
  1. AGE:-
  • Candidate must have attained the age of 35 years and must not have attained the age of 45 years on 1st day of January, 2019.

Note:-
For SC/ST/BC candidates of Haryana State, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years and for Persons with disability shall be relaxable by ten years (15 years for SC/BC).Upper age limit relaxation is available to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories as per instructions issued by the Government of Haryana from time to time in this regard.

  1. ELIGIBILITY/QUALIFICATION:-

A candidate for direct recruitment to the service:

  • must be a citizen of India; and
  • must have been duly enrolled as an Advocate and must have been in practice for a period not less than seven years on the last date of submission of application i.e. 08.2019;
  • must be an income tax assessee for at least three assessment years preceding the date of application, with gross professional income of not less than rupees five lakhs per annum. The applicant shall also be required to attach the proof of his independent engagement and conducting of not less than fifty cases (other than bunch cases) per year in the preceding three years;

Provided that in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, physically challenged persons and Ex-servicemen, the gross annual income shall not be less than rupees three lakhs per annum and the condition of independent engagement and conducting of cases shall be forty cases (other than bunch cases) per year in the preceding three years.

  • must have attained the age of thirty five years and have not attained the age of forty five years on the Ist day of January of the year in which the applications for recruitment are invited; and
  • must have knowledge of basic computer application for usage purposes.
  • he/she must not have more than one spouse living.

(Provided that the Governor may, if satisfied that there are special grounds for doing so, exempt any person from the operation of this sub-rule).

  • he/she must have passed matriculation examination with Hindi as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in Hindi language, specified by the Government from time to time.

Note:-
In light of orders dated 10.05.2019, passed by Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in S.L.P. (C) No.14156 of 2015 titled as ‘Dheeraj Mor Vs. Hon’ble High Court of Delhi, ‘In-service’ candidates can not apply for the said posts.

  1. DISQUALIFICATION FOR APPOINTMENT:

No person shall be qualified for appointment to the Service or being in Service:

  • if he/she has more than one spouse living;  (Provided that the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh may, if satisfied that there are special grounds for doing so, exempt any person from the operation of this sub-rule).
  • if he/she has been dismissed or removed from service by any High Court, Government or Statutory Body of Local Authority;
  • if he/she was or is convicted for any offence involving moral turpitude or has been permanently debarred or disqualified by any State or Union Government, High Court or Union Public Service Commission or any State Public Service Commission from appearing in any examination or interview;
  • if he/she, being an Advocate, was found guilty of professional misconduct under the provisions of Advocate Acts, 1961 (Central Act 25 of 1961) or other law for the time being in force.

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