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Judge, High Court

Aliases: Puisne

Industry/Sector(s): Judiciary


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Judge, High Court is expected to perform include:

  • Presiding over the court and deciding, sitting singly or in bench of two or more Judges, original or appealing cases allotted to him/her by Chief Justice, High Court
  • Delivering judgment and issuing directions, ordering or writing to the parties concerned
  • Hearing pleadings of counsels of the both sides and framing issues in dispute
  • Listening to the arguments advanced by counsels of both sides​
  • Hearing the arguments of counsels, passing orders and delivering judgment 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available 
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • The court usually works for 5 days a week and 8 hours everyday
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required​
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Preferably, Bachelor's in law (LL.B)

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in deciding cases sitting singly or on bench of two or more Judges in appeal cases
  • Well-versed in examining documents tendered by parties and admitting relevant items as exhibits
  • Knowledge of examining records and judgment of lower court
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules and the democratic political process
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Able to work under high pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
Colleges offering LL.B across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://lkouniv.ac.in/oldsite/department/law/syllabus/llb_syl.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Supreme Court Judge

         ↑

High Court Judge

          ↑

Sessions Judge

          ↑

Assistant Sessions Judge

           ↑

Chief Judicial Magistrate

            ↑

First Class Magistrate 

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 27,000 to Rs 47,000 per month​​
These figures are indicative and subject to change​
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

Generally, at least 7 years of work experience as an Advocate is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4

Judicial courts 

KEYWORDS 
  • High Court Judge
  • Puisne​
  • Magistrate
  • Adjudicator
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 2612.0200 Judge, High Court
ISCO 2008 2612 Judges
NIC 2008 88230 Public order and safety activities
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available​​
REFERENCES 
1
National Classification of Occupations Division 2
2
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew​
3
http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-2.pdf
4http://karnatakajudiciary.kar.nic.in/recruitmentNotifications/Notification_Civil_judge_2017.pdf
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