Other Qualification Details:
1. Legal Assistant 20 Vacancies contractual basis
2. Salary : The Candidates selected are presently entitled to draw a Fixed Remuneration of Rs. 20,000/- per month, as stipulated in the Legal Department’s Resolution No. HCT/102004/4015/D, dated 16/07/2018 of the Government of Gujarat,
3. Period : 03 Years
4. Educational Qualifications : Degree in Law from any University in India or any Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission. Candidates studying in the Fifth Year of a Five Year Law Course, can also apply for the said Post, and their final selection would be subject to their passing of the Fifth Year examination of LL.B., prior to their Appointment. Basic Knowledge of Computer Application / Operation.Acquaintance of vernacular Language.
Age: 18-35 Years
Application Fee: All Candidates shall be required to pay Fees of .300/- plus the usual Bank Charges via Print Application / Pay Fee Button through SBI ePay, provided on the webpage of HC-OJAS Portal - https://hcojas.guj.nic.in.
(a) Candidates born between 08/11/1984 and 08/11/2001 shall be eligible to apply.
(b) While applying Online for the post, the Candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility criteria and other norms mentioned above and that the particulars furnished by him/her are true and correct in all respects. In case it is detected at any stage of Recruitment Process or after Appointment, that a Candidate does/did not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has/had suppressed / twisted or truncated any material facts, his/her Candidature shall be Cancelled. If, any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after Appointment, his/her service will be liable to be terminated with immediate effect.
(c) The Candidate who has successfully submitted CONFIRMED Online Application & paid the requisite Examination fees, shall only be eligible for appearing at the Written Test and/or Viva-voce Test, subject to their qualifying thereat.
(d) The decision of the High Court as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Written Test and/or Viva-voce Test shall be final. No candidate, to whom e-Call-Letter has not been issued by the Recruiting Authority, shall be allowed to appear for the Written Test and/or Viva-voce Test.
(e) The Candidate shall have to appear at their own expenses, to-and-fro, for the Written Test and/or Viva-voce, if called for, at the place and time that may be decided by the High Court.
(a) Appointment as Legal Assistant is a full time assignment and during the period of appointment the Legal Assistant shall not be entitled to practice as a lawyer or to take up any employment, engagement of whatsoever nature either on full-time or on part-time basis.
(b) The headquarters of Legal Assistant shall be the High Court which he / she shall not leave during working hours of the High Court without permission of the Judge to whom he / she is assigned.
(c) Legal Assistant may be required by the Judge to whom he/she is assigned to assist on public or weekly holidays and offered equal number of alternative holidays later on.
(d) Legal Assistant shall be entitled to 11 days of casual leave of absence with pay in a year and shall not be entitled to any other leave of absence with pay except during Court Vacations when leave of absence with pay may be granted with the permission of the Judge to whom he / she is assigned.
(e) If Legal Assistant is required to leave headquarters as part of duty on official work, he / she may be paid daily allowance in addition to actual fare paid for the travel as stipulated in the Government Resolution, Legal Department No.HCT/102004/4015/D dated 3.5.2007, as may be amended from time to time.
(f) Legal Assistant attached to a particular Hon’ble Judge shall not be entitled to appear before the Hon’ble Judge with whom he/she was attached for a period of one year from the date of termination of the appointment.
(g) Legal Assistant shall not be entitled to appear in any case handled by the Hon’ble Judge to whom he / she was attached, if the Legal Assistant had worked on that case.
(h) Legal Assistant shall perform his / her duties with due diligence and discipline maintaining confidentiality about all matters and information that he / she may come across during the discharge of his / her duties.
(i) The assignment as Legal Assistant shall not confer any right of any employment under the High Court or the State Government.
(j) Legal Assistant shall abide by such other Rules and Conditions of Service, as may be prescribed by the Honourable the Chief Justice.
(k) Legal Assistant shall, upon acceptance of his/her appointment as such, undertake in writing to abide by the Rules and shall, in particular, undertake that he / she shall perform his / her duties with due diligence and discipline maintaining confidentiality about all the matters and information that he / she may come across during the discharge of his / her duties.
Selection Will be Based on
a. Written Test,
b. Viva-voce Test
c. Selection of Candidates The Select List & Wait List will be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by the Candidates in the Written Test (60% Weightage will be given to the marks obtained in Written Test) & Marks obtained in Viva-voce Test.
d. The Wait List shall be operated only in case of non-joining of candidate(s) or cancellation of candidature of candidate(s) due to any reason(s), amongst the candidates enlisted in Select List.
Only After Payment of requisite Examination Fees, through either Mode i.e. On-line (from 21/10/2019 to 08/11/2019) or Offline (Cash-Challan) (till the Challan Expiry Date), Confirmed On-line Application shall be considered as Valid.Candidates should not contact the High Court Registry by Phone calls/ Personal Visits, for making general queries. They should keep checking the High Court-OJAS Websites for updates, and/or 'Detailed Advertisement'/SMS Alerts on their registered Mobile/Cell Number. No Phone Calls / Personal Visits, shall be entertained. Any Application, even under the R.T.I. Act, seeking any information, will not be entertained till the completion of the entire Recruitment Process. The decision of the High Court of Gujarat in respect of all matters pertaining to this recruitment would be final and binding on all Candidates.Last Date of submitting of 'On-line Application’, i.e. 08/11/2019