Judiciary Vacancy List 2023

Author : Tanya Kaushal

Updated On : June 2, 2023


Reader's Digest - Are you a law graduate preparing for the Judiciary Exam? If so, you're likely wondering about the vacancies for each state's Judicial Services Exam. In this blog, we'll take a deep dive into the current state-wise Judiciary Exam vacancies, giving you the information you need to plan your career.

With the recent announcement of the Judiciary Exam Vacancy, thousands of law graduates across India are gearing up to apply for this prestigious position.

The Judicial Public Services Commission or High Court of each state holds the authority to announce the number of vacancies for civil judges' posts every year for the upcoming judiciary exams.

Here, we have answered the common queries on Judiciary Exam Vacancies:

  • How is the Judiciary Exam Vacancy determined? The Judiciary Exam Vacancy is usually determined by the number of judges retiring, resigning, or being promoted in a particular year.
  • What is the significance of the Judiciary Exam Vacancy for aspiring judges? Aspiring judges must keep an eye on the Judiciary Exam Vacancy as it determines the number of available positions and the level of competition for the Judiciary Exam.
  • Can the Judiciary Exam Vacancy change after the exam notification? Yes, the Judiciary Exam Vacancy can change after the exam notification due to various factors like promotions, retirements, and resignations.
  • Are the Judiciary Exam Vacancies the same for all states in India? No, the Judiciary Exam Vacancies differ from state to state in India and depend on the population, caseload, and the number of courts in each state.

Latest Civil Judge Vacancy 2023 (Announced)

As the exam is conducted at different schedules for each state, the number of vacancies will also differ for each state.

The Department of Justice releases each state's updated civil judge vacancy list monthly.

Check out the below table for the Civil Judge Vacancy:

Upcoming Judiciary Exams No. of Vacancies (Civil Judge)
Odisha Judiciary  57
Punjab Judiciary 159 
UP Judiciary 303 
Chhattisgarh Judiciary 48
Uttarakhand Judiciary 16
Bihar Judiciary 155
West Bengal Judiciary 29
Rajasthan Judiciary 57
Telangana Judiciary 10
Andhra Pradesh Judiciary 31
Karnataka Judiciary 57
Gujarat Judiciary 196
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List of State-wise Civil Judge Vacancy 

If you are an aspirant for the Judicial Services Exam, knowing the number of vacancies for each state is most important.

You can view or download the respective state Judiciary vacancies PDF from the table below:

Upcoming Judiciary Exams Vacancy Update
Odisha Judiciary  Check Here
Punjab Judiciary Check Here
UP Judiciary Check Here
Chhattisgarh Judiciary Check Here
Maharashtra Judiciary To be Notified
Uttarakhand Judiciary Check Here
MP Judiciary To be Notified
Bihar Judiciary Check Here
West Bengal Judiciary Check Here
Delhi Judiciary Check Here 
Rajasthan Judiciary Check Here
Jharkhand Judiciary To be Notified
Telangana Judiciary Check Here
Andhra Pradesh Judiciary Check Here
Karnataka Judiciary Check Here
Gujarat Judiciary Check Here

Bihar Judiciary Vacancy 2020

You can check the category-wise vacancy for Bihar Judiciary from the table below:

Category Vacancy Seats Reserved for Women
Unreserved 61 22
EWS 15 04
SC 29 07
ST 02 01
OBC 30 10
BC 18 06
Total 155 50

Delhi Judiciary Vacancy 2022

Check out the table below to know the category-wise vacancies for Delhi Judiciary:

Category No. of Vacancies Total
Existing Anticipated
General 24 62 86
SC 3 5 8
ST 28 1 29
Total 55 68 123

MP Judiciary Vacancy 2022

Check out the MP Judiciary vacancies for different categories from the table below:

Category No. of Vacancies
Unreserved 62
Scheduled Caste 19
Scheduled Tribe 25
OBC 17
Total 123

Odisha Judicial Service Vacancy List 2023

For the recruitment of civil judges, 57 vacancies were declared by the Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC 2023).

The table given below provides detailed information on the vacancy list of the Odisha Judiciary Service Examination 2023:

Category Total Vacancies Vacancies Reserved for Women
Un-reserved 25 08
S.E.B.C. 06 02
Scheduled Caste 09 03
Scheduled Tribe 13 04
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities 04 01
Total 57 18

Punjab Judiciary Vacancy 2023 

For the Punjab Judicial Service Exam, 159 vacancies for the position of Civil Judge are declared.

The list below provides detailed information on the Punjab Civil Judge vacancy list:

Category (with Category Code) Vacancies
General (71) 52
Ex-Servicemen/ Lineal Dependent of Ex-Servicemen (72/73) 14
Freedom Fighter, Punjab (74) 02
Sports Person, Punjab (75) 05
Visually Impaired (76-A) 03
Hearing Impaired (76-B) 03
Orthopedically Challenged (76-C) 03
Intellectual disability or Multiple disabilities, including above mentioned 01
Scheduled Caste Others, Punjab (77) 16
Scheduled Caste Others, ESM/LDESM, Punjab (78/79) 04
Scheduled Caste Others Sports Person, Punjab (80) 02
Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh, Punjab (81) 16
Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh, ESM/LDESM, Punjab (82/83) 04
Backward Classes, Punjab (85) 15
Backward Classes, ESM/LDESM, Punjab (86/87) 03
Economically Weaker Sections, Punjab (92) 16
Total Vacancies 159

UP PCS J Vacancy 2023

This year, the Uttar Pradesh High Court released the vacancy list on 10 December 2022. However, the total number of vacancies for all categories is 303

To help you get an idea about the UP Civil Judge vacancy, we have provided the previous year's category-wise vacancies in the table below:

Category UP Judiciary Exam 2023 Vacancy
General 123
OBC 81
SC 63
ST 06
EWS 30
Ex-Servicemen 15
DFF 06
Women 60
PwD 12
Total 303

Uttarakhand Civil Judge Vacancy 2023

In the previous year's recruitment cycle, the number of vacancies was 30. In the Uttarakhand judiciary notification 2023, 16 vacancies are announced.

Here is the category-wise distribution of Uttarakhand PCS J Vacancy 2023 in the table below:

Category Number of Vacancies Horizontal Reservation- (Women 30%)
Unreserved 07 02
SC 04 01
ST 01 -
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 03 01
EWS 01 -
PwD 01 -
Total 16 04

West Bengal Judiciary Vacancy List 2023 

This year, the West Bengal Public Service Commission released 29 vacancies for the West Bengal Judiciary Exam.

Check out the table below to know the previous year's category-wise Judiciary Vacancy for the post of Civil Judge:

Category Clear Vacancies Anticipated Vacancy
Unreserved 08 10
Scheduled Caste 01 02
Scheduled Tribe 01 01
OBC (A) 01 02
OBC (B) 01 01
PwD Category 01 01
Total 12 17

RJS Vacancy 2023

The Rajasthan High Court announced 57 Rajasthan Judiciary vacancies for all categories this year. Out of 57 vacancies, 33 are for the Unreserved category. 

Here are the total vacancies for each category (both male and female) for the previous year:

Category Total Vacancies
General/Unreserved 24
SC 09
ST 06
OBC 11
EWS Category 05
MBC 02
Total  57

Andhra Pradesh Judicial Service Vacancy 2023

Refer to the table for the category-wise vacancy of the AP Judiciary Exam

Segment  Post under the Direct recruitment process  Opening under the Transfer Recruitment 
OC 8 4

Candidates having orthopaedic handicaps  1
BC-A 1
BC - B  4
BC - C  1
BC - D 2
BC - E 1
SC 3 1
ST 1 1
Total 25 6

Telangana Judicial Services Vacancy 2023   

You can go through the table below of Telangana Judiciary to know the vacancies for Civil Judges:

Category Vacancies
Open Competition (Orthopedically Handicapped) (Lower Portion of Body) 01
Socially & Educationally Backward Class (Group A ) 04 (1 Woman)
Socially & Educationally Backward Class (Group B) 02 (Women)
Socially & Educationally Backward Class (Group E) 01
Total 08 (03 Women)

Karnataka Judiciary Vacancy 2022

Here is the category-wise vacancy list for Karnataka Civil Judge Exam:

Chhattisgarh Judiciary Vacancy 2023 

 The table below shows the category-wise distribution of the Chhattisgarh Judiciary Exam Vacancy:

Category Number of Vacancies
General (Unreserved) 20
Schedule Caste (SC) 11
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 10
Schedule Tribe (ST) 02
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 03
Total 48

Gujarat Judiciary Vacancy 2023

Check out the PDF below to know the expected vacancies of the Gujarat Judiciary Exam.

Delhi Civil Judge Vacancy 2023

Check out the table below to know the category-wise Delhi Judiciary Vacancy 2023:

Category No. of Vacancies Total
Existing Anticipated
General 24 62 86
SC 3 5 8
ST 28 1 29
Total 55 68 123

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In conclusion, knowing the current vacancies for each state's Judicial Services Exam is essential for law graduates looking to pursue a career in the judiciary. Stay updated with the latest notifications, and start preparing early to give yourself the best chance of success in the Judiciary Exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many MP Civil Judge Vacancies are released for OBC Category?

How many Judicial vacancies are announced for the Bihar Judiciary recruitment?

How many Delhi Judiciary Vacancies are released in 2023?

Is Judicial vacancy List the same every year?

How many vacancies are released for general category in Odisha Judiciary Recruitment?


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