Delhi High Court shall release the Delhi Judiciary recruitment 2020 advertisement for the appointment of qualified LLB candidates for vacancies in the Civil Judge Junior Division. Only candidates who comply with the Delhi Judiciary eligibility requirement can register for the Recruitment examination. The exam conducting authority, Delhi high court prescribes Delhi judiciary eligibility criteria.

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility Criteria 2020-21

  • The Delhi Judiciary Examination will be conducted in three phases: the Preliminary, Mains, and the Interview Process.
  • The Delhi Judiciary Pre-examination will be a computer-based assessment (CBE) to be held tentatively in January 2021 and the mains exam is expected to take place in February 2021.
  • Candidates above 32 years of age are not qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.
  • If found that the candidate does not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, his/her candidature for the examination shall stand cancelled without any notice or further reference.
  • The Candidate should be practising as an Advocate in India or qualified to be admitted as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961
  • In the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/Tribes, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years.
  • The decision of the Delhi High Court regarding the eligibility of a candidate for admission to the examination shall be final. 

Delhi judiciary eligibility

Delhi judiciary eligibility

Candidates can check the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment eligibility as per, Educational Qualifications, Age Limit and, Minimum Qualifications, etc, given below in the article

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility: Age Limit 2020-21

Candidates must fulfil the Age Limit criteria set out by Delhi Public Service Commission to be eligible for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020:

  • Candidates should be below 32 years of age as on 1st January 2021, i.e. on the 1st day of January following the date of commencement of the examination.
  • There is no lower age limit to apply for Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020.

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility: Age Relaxation 2020-21

The Delhi judiciary 2020 age relaxation differs depending on the Category. Candidates are expected to be under 32 years of age to be eligible for the recruitment process.

  • There is no age relaxation for General and OBC Category Candidates in Delhi Judiciary recruitment 2020.
  • The age relaxation for the SC category candidates is 5 years, i.e candidates below 37 years of age as on 1.01.2021 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The age relaxation for the ST category candidates is 5 years, i.e candidates below 37 years of age as on 1.01.2021 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The age relaxation for General category candidates with a disability is 10 years, i.e candidates below 42 years of age as on 1.01.2021 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • The age relaxation for SC/ST category candidates with a disability is 15 years, i.e candidates below 47 years of age as on 1.01.2021 are qualified to apply for the examination.
  • 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 invalided. 

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility: Educational Qualification 2020-21

Candidates must fulfill the Educational Qualification criteria set out by Delhi High Court to be eligible for Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020.

  • A candidate must be a holder of a degree in Law from any University/Institute.
  • The Candidate should be practicing as an Advocate in India or qualified to be admitted as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961
  • Candidates should have an Advocate‟s license if practicing/Proof of enrolment/ Enrolment Certificate if enrolled with Bar. 
  • Pass Certificate in respect of All India Bar Examination, if qualified.
  • A candidate must have a good character in order to be eligible for the Civil Judge post

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility: Nationality 2020-21

As per the notification, candidates who are not a citizen of India are not eligible to apply for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020.

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility:Disqualifications 2020-21

Rule 19 of the Delhi Judicial Service Rules, 1970 referred to in the Application Form gives the following disqualification rules mentioned below:-

Delhi judiciary eligibility

Delhi judiciary eligibility

  • No person who has more than one wife living shall be eligible for appointment to the service. Provided that the Administrator may, if he is satisfied that there are special grounds for doing so, exempt any person from the operation of this sub-rule. 
  • No woman who is married to any person who has a wife living shall be eligible for appointment to the service. 

Delhi Judiciary Eligibility: Reservation 2020-21

Apart from the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, Reserved Category Candidates are advised to adhere to the following certificate requirements mentioned below:

  • In case of a candidate who claims to belong to one of the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe categories,it is mandatory to provide a Certificate issued by a Sub-Divisional Officer/Additional District Magistrate/Revenue Assistant or any other Officer, who has been designated by the State Government concerned as competent to issue such a certificate.
  • In case of a candidate claiming reservation/relaxation on account of being Persons with Disability (Blind/Low vision)/(Hearing Impaired)/(Locomotor disability)/(Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness and Multiple disabilities, it is mandatory to provide a Certificate issued by a Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his/her claim.
  • In case of a candidate claiming relaxation in age on account of his/her being Ex-Serviceman, Emergency Commissioned Officer or Short Service Commissioned Officer, documentary evidence in this regard.
  • Candidates suffering from disability to the extent of 40% or more and who have opted for availing the services of a scribe during the Examination are required to submit an affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10/- duly attested by Notary, in the prescribed format.
  • Candidates must bring the said affidavit on the dates of examinations (Preliminary as well as Mains) failing which they will not be allowed to avail the services of a scribe. 
  • Candidates who avail the facility of scribe and have been granted compensatory time in the Preliminary Examination should note that they will not be allowed to read the Question Paper or mark answers and only the scribe will be allowed to read out the questions and mark the answers in the OMR answer sheet. 
  • In the absence of, above said certificate the application form will be rejected.

Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2020

Delhi High Court has released the Delhi Judiciary Application Form 2020 on the official website for the appointment of qualified LLB candidates for vacancies in the Civil Judge Junior Division from the last week of December 2020 in online mode. All the candidates are advised to fill the online form on or before the last date that is expected until the last week of January 2021.

  • Before proceeding with the application form, read all the instructions carefully. Fields marked with * are mandatory to be filled by the candidates.
  • The Delhi Judicial Services application Form involves registration, filling in details, uploading scanned images, and finally paying the application fee.
  • Make sure to meet the Delhi Judiciary Exam Eligibility Criteria before proceeding with the online application form.

Delhi Judiciary Vacancy 2020

Delhi high court shall release the advertisement regarding Delhi Judiciary recruitment 2020 soon on the official website. Candidates should go through the previous year's vacancies listed below to get an idea about Delhi Judiciary Vacancies.

Delhi Judicial Services Vacancy 2019

Category  Number of Vacancies Remarks
General 31 02 (backlog), 02 (fresh), 27 (anticipated) 
SC 17 12 (backlog), 05 (anticipated)
ST 27 All Backlog
Total 75 -

Out of aforesaid 75 vacancies, the reservation for PwD candidates shall be as follows: 

Category Vacancies
PwD (Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness and Multiple disabilities mentioned under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness) 02 (backlog)
PwD (Locomotor disability) 01 (backlog)
PwD (Blind/Low Vision) 02 (backlog), 01 (anticipated)
PwD (Hearing Impairment) 02 (backlog) 
Total 08

FAQ's

What is the age limit to apply for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

To be eligible for the Delhi judiciary examination 2020 candidates should be below 32 years of age as on 1st January 2021, i.e. on the 1st day of January following the date of commencement of the examination and there is no lower age limit to apply for Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020

What are the age relaxations for various categories in the Delhi Judiciary examination 2020?

The Delhi judiciary 2020 age relaxation differs depending on the Category. The age relaxation for various categories is: 

  1. General/OBC - No age relaxation 
  2. SC/ST - 5 years. 
  3. PwD* & GEN - 10 years 
  4. PwD*& SC/ST- 15 years.
  5. Ex-Servicemen including Emergency Commissioned Officers and Short Service Commissioned Officers - 5 years.

 * PwD – Persons with Disability

What are the basic eligibility criteria to be eligible for the Delhi Judicial Services Examination 2020?

The basic eligibility criteria for the Delhi judicial services exam 2020 are:

  • A candidate must be a holder of a degree in Law from any University/Institute.
  • The Candidate should be practicing as an Advocate in India or qualified to be admitted as an Advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961
  • A candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates should be below 32 years of age as on 1st January 2021, i.e. on the 1st day of January following the date of commencement of the examination.

What is the total number of vacancies of the Delhi Civil Judge Junior Division in Delhi Judicial services recruitment 2019?

There are a total of 75 vacancies to the Delhi Civil Judge Junior Division published in an advertisement for the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2019.

What is the Selection Procedure of the Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

The Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment will be based on the performance of the candidate in three phases of recruitment that are Preliminary, Mains, and the Interview Process.

  • Objective type MCQ questions will be asked in the Preliminary Exam and only the candidates who have been declared successful in this test will be eligible for the Main Examination, Preliminary Exam is Qualifying in nature
  • Mains Examination will consist of Written narrative questions.
  • Merit List will be prepared based on the cumulative score of the Mains Examination and Interview Process.

What are the eligibility criteria for reserved category students in Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

Apart from the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, Reserved Category Candidates are advised to adhere to the following certificate requirements mentioned below:

  • For SC/ST Candidates it is mandatory to have a Certificate issued by a Sub-Divisional Officer/Additional District Magistrate/Revenue Assistant or any other Officer, who has been designated by the State Government concerned as competent to issue such a certificate.
  • For PWD Candidates it is mandatory to provide a certificate issued by a Government Hospital/Medical Board in support of his/her claim.
  • In case of a candidate claiming relaxation in age on account of his/her being Ex-Serviceman, Emergency Commissioned Officer or Short Service Commissioned Officer, documentary evidence in this regard.
  • Candidates suffering from disability to the extent of 40% or more and who have opted for availing the services of a scribe during the Examination are required to submit an affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10/- duly attested by Notary

Note: Reservation will not be applicable if all the certificates related to the above reservation are not presented originally at the time of the interview.

Which are the documents to be sent for Delhi Judicial Services Recruitment 2020?

No scrutiny of applications for the eligibility and other aspects will be undertaken at the stage of Preliminary Examination (Objective), therefore, the candidature will be provisional only and subject to scrutiny at appropriate stage. The candidates are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age etc. and satisfy themselves that they are eligible before applying. Copies of supporting documents will be sought at the stage of interview only from those candidates who will be shortlisted for interview. When scrutiny is undertaken, if any claim made in the application is not found substantiated, the candidature will be cancelled and Delhi High Court’s decision shall be final.