Rs. 51550-1230- 58930-1380-63070 (New interim pay scale :- in the 13-A pay matrix and pay level of Rs. 131100-216600) in the cadre of Higher Judicial Service by direct recruitment from Bar
(a) No person shall be eligible for appointment by direct recruitment unless, he or she –
(i) is a citizen of India,
(ii) has attained the age of 35 years and has not attained the age of 45 years on the first day of January in the year in which applications for appointment are invited i.e. 01/01/2020, provided that upper age limit shall be relaxed upto a maximum limit of 3 years for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
(iii) Posses a degree in law of a university established or incorporated by or under a central Act or a State Act or an institution recognized by the U.G.C. or any other equivalent qualification.
(iv) has for at least seven years been an advocate as on 01/01/2020. In other words, the applicant must be practicing as on 01.01.2020 as an Advocate and must have so practiced for a period of not less than seven year as on such date.
(v) has good character and is of sound mind and body and free from any bodily and mental disability which renders him unfit for such appointment.
(b) A person shall be disqualified for appointment by direct recruitment, if, he or she –
(i) has more than one spouse living,
(ii) has been dismissed or removed from service by any High Court, Government, Statutory Authority or Local Authority.
(iii) has been convicted of an offence involving moral turpitude or has been permanently debarred or disqualified by any High Court or Union Public Service Commission or any State Public Service Commission or any Services Selection Board or Staff Selection Commission constituted under statutory provisions by the Government;
(iv) has been found guilty of professional misconduct under the provisions of the Advocates Act, 1961 or any other law for the time being in force.
(i) The post reserved for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes are reserved only for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes who are the bonafide residents of Chhattisgarh State. The applicants, who are bonafide residents of other states and recognized as Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in their own states will be considered only against the unreserved posts.
(ii) The candidates belonging to OBC category must not come under creamy layer.
(iii) As there is No vacancy for OBC Category, the candidates belonging to that category may apply under Unreserved Category.