The High Court at Calcutta, formerly known as the High Court of Judicature at Fort William, was brought into existence by the Letters Patent dated 14th May, 1862, issued under the High Court’s Act, 1861, which provided that the jurisdiction and powers of the High Court were to be defined by Letters Patent. The High Court of Judicature at Fort William was formally opened on 1st July, 1862, with Sir Barnes Peacock as its first Chief Justice. Appointed on 2nd February, 1863, Justice Sumboo Nath Pandit was the first Indian to assume office as a Judge of the Calcutta High Court, followed by legal luminaries such as Justice Dwarka Nath Mitter, Justice Ramesh Chandra Mitter, Sir Chunder Madhab Ghosh, Sir Gooroodas Banerji, Sir Ashutosh Mookerjee and Justice P.B. Chakravartti who was the first Indian to become a permanent Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court. The Calcutta High Court has the distinction of being the first High Court and one of the three Chartered High Courts to be set up in India, along with the High Courts of Bombay, Madras.
Calcutta High Court website: http://calcuttahighcourt.nic.in
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Calcutta High Court Recruitment-150 Posts; Ld:06.08.2014
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizen in the prescribed proforma for preparation of panel to fill up 150 vacancies in different categories of posts in respect of the Judgeship of South 24 – Parganas.
Stenographer Grade III ( Grade – C ) – 30 Posts
Lower Division Clerk (LDC) – 44 Posts
Peon – 59 Posts
Night Guard – 12 Posts
Farash – 03 Posts
Sweeper – 01 Post
Mali (Gardener ) – 01 Post
Total No. of Posts- 150
Age Limit: 18 years – 40 years as on 01.01.2014.
Educational Qualification: Madhyamik or Equivalent/ VIII Class
Application Fee: Each Application must be accompanied by Application Fee of Rs. 250.00 for the posts of Stenographer Grade III ( Grade C ) & Lower Division Clerk ( Rs. 150.00 for SC / ST Candidates ) and Rs. 150.00 for all other posts ( Rs. 100.00 for SC / ST candidates ) by way of IPO purchased on or after the date of publication of the Notification for Employment.
How to Apply: The application is to be addressed to ‘The District Judge, South 24 – Parganas, 18 Judges’ Court Road, Alipore, Kolkata – 700 027 ‘by Speed Post / Ordinary Post / Registered Post ( with or without A/D ) must be submitted in a closed envelope to the Appropriate Authority within 5.00 p.m commencing from 17.07.2014 and within 06.08.2014.
Selection Process: Written Exam, Typing Test and Personality Test
For more details regarding Recruitment refer detailed notification link given below.