The Madras High Court is the high court of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The court is one of the three High Courts in India established in the three Presidency Towns of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras by letters patent granted by Queen Victoria, bearing date 26 June 1862. It exercises original jurisdiction over the city of Chennai and appellate jurisdiction over the entire state of Tamil Nadu and Union territory of Puducherry, as well as extraordinary original jurisdiction, civil and criminal, under the letters patent and special original jurisdiction for the issue of writs under the Constitution of India. Covering 107 acres, the court complex is one of the largest in the world, next only to Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, London. It consists of 74 judges and a chief justice who are in charge of the general policy adopted in the administration of justice. In September 2016, the centre government forwarded names of 15 new judges to the President for his signature on their warrants of appointment. Of the 15, nine are from among lawyers and six from the subordinate judiciary.[3] Justice V. K. Tahilramani of the Bombay High Court has been appointed as Chief Justice of Madras High Court and assumed Office on 12th August 2018, after Justice Indira Banerjee was elevated to the Supreme Court of India

Job Descriptions

Post Name Remuneration Number of posts Essential Qualification age limit
Assistant ₹ 20,600 – 63,600/- (Level 9) 119Any Bachelor's Degree (Graduate - 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 Pattern) in Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine or any other discipline from a recognized institute / university.30
Reader / Examiner ₹ 19,500 – 62,000/- (Level 8) 142Any Bachelor's Degree (Graduate - 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 Pattern) in Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine or any other discipline from a recognized institute / university.30
Xerox Operator ₹ 16,600 – 52,400/- (Level 3) 142Bachelor Degree in Computer Science (B.Sc. CS) or Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) - 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 Pattern. (OR) Any Degree with Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA) from any recognized university.30
The Persons belonging to State of Tamil Nadu / Union Territory of Puducherry and belonging to one of the communities viz., Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiars) or Scheduled Tribe or Most Backward Classes & Denotified Communities or Backward Classes and Backward Classes (Muslims), as the case may be, will alone be treated as belonging to the respective communities. The persons belonging to other States / Union Territories (i.e. except State of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry) will be treated only as 'Unreserved Category candidates', even though they may belong to one of the reserved communities in their respective States or Union Territories. Therefore, they cannot seek either age relaxation or reservation in appointment or fee concession, under any circumstances. They are required to fill up their category as "Unreserved Category (UR)" in the application form and can compete only under "Unreserved Category (UR)" by paying requisite fee. Applications of other States / other Union Territory candidates i.e. except State of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry, who have applied by citing their communal status in their respective States / Union Territories and without paying requisite fee and who are age barred (if they have completed 30 years of age as on 1.7.2019) will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. (iii) No special age concession is applicable for Differently Abled Candidates, Destitute Widow and Ex-Servicemen. (iv) The applicants who are full time members or approved / unapproved probationers in the Madras High Court Service or Tamil Nadu Judicial Ministerial Service should obtain "No Objection Certificate" from their Head of Department / Appointing Authority, as prescribed in Annexure-B of the Common Instructions to Candidates, subsequent to this Notification and shall produce the same whenever called for. Failure to produce the 'No Objection Certificate', when called for, will lead to rejection of their candidature. However, such candidates need not submit their applications through proper channel. They can submit their on-line applications directly, after duly informing their Head of Department / Appointing Authority in writing. However, 'No Objection Certificate' is not necessary in the case of the co-terminus employees working in the Madras High Court as on the date of publication of this Notification.

Start Date :1-7-2019

End date :31-7-2019

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