SUPREME COURT Engagement of Law Clerk cum Research Assistant Recruitment

Engagement of Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant on short-term contractual basis

Last Date:  28.2.2017 at 24.00 Hours.

Exam Fee: Rs.200/-

Age Limit: 18 years to 27 years as on the last date of receipt of applications.

Salary: Rs. 30000/- Per Month

Test Centre: The Written Test will be conducted at Test Centres in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata.


Essential Qualifications:-

(i) The candidate must be a law graduate (as on the date of appearing at interview) having a Bachelor Degree in Law (including Integrated Degree course in Law) from any School/College/University/Institution established by law in India and recognized by the Bar Council of India for enrolment as an Advocate.

(ii) Candidate studying in the fifth year of the Five-Year Integrated Law Course will also be eligible to apply subject to furnishing proof of acquiring Law qualification at the time of interview/before taking up the assignment as Law Clerk-cumResearch Assistant.

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(iii) The candidate must have knowledge of computer including retrieval of desired information from various search engines/processes such as Manupatra, SCC Online, LexisNexis, Westlaw etc.

Minimum Qualifying Standards, Terms and Conditions of contractual assignment are given in the “Revised Scheme for engaging Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistants on short-term contractual assignment in the Supreme Court of India” available on the website of the Supreme Court of India, i.e. It is made clear that the engagement as Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant is a full time job, purely contractual in nature. It will not confer any right on the selected candidates to claim regular appointment/continuance in service in the Supreme Court of India.

Method of selection: Selection shall be made on the basis of Written Test and Interview. On the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test, merit list will be drawn and candidates will be short-listed. Short-listed candidates, three times of actual requirement, in the order of merit, will be called for an Interview.



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