The legal processes in the court are supervised by Judges. The majority of judges work at the state or federal levels and their work takes place in offices or courtrooms. Through appointment or by-election process become judges or magistrates. Being a superior, judges need to have an impartial, unbiased and fair approach to everything they deal with. They write opinions on legal issues after research is done. Then they evaluate the legality of the documents. Through election or appointment, judges gain their benches. Federal judge's appointments are lifetime. They can remain in office until they pass away, or after step down.
High Court Judge Salary
The Chief Justice of a High Court is appointed by the president with a consultation of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Governor of the state.25 high courts consisting of 1079 judges are there in India. Recently the High Court judges complaint about their present salary and they demanded a salary higher than the salary of the chief secretaries in the states. They also demanded some relaxation in their retirement age in May 2013..The High Court Judge paid an average salary of Rs.80,000 per month while the chief secretary earns more than that. They also make a proposal for a rise in the salaries of High Court judges.
Supreme Court Judge Salary
Being the highest judicial court and the highest constitutional court, and the final court of appeal under the constitution of India has the power for judicial review. Consisting of Chief Justice of India and a maximum of 33 judges. Indian parliament would decide the salary and other allowances of Supreme Court judges according to article 125 in India. However, the parliament cannot alter any of these privileges and rights to the judge's disadvantage after his/her appointment. The judge of the supreme court draws a salary of Rs250,000 per month while the chief justice earns Rs280,000 per month.
District Judge/Civil Judge Salary
The district judge in junior division gets a salary of Rs.12000 per month and the district judge in senior division draws a salary of Rs.21000 per month. The salary of the district judge has been set fixed Rs.28000 per month after the national judicial pay commission 2008. District judge with super time gets Rs.24000 per month. They get many allowances along with salary such as Housing rent allowance, Dearness Allowance, Travel allowance, Partial vehicle maintenance.Every lawyers in India can become a judge if they are qualified for it.
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