Appointment of DJ in Fast Track Courts


IN THE HIGH COURT AT BOMBAY
APPELLATE SIDE
Press Advertisement
No.A.5504/2008
Applications are invited for 92 vacancies for the posts of District
Judges for Fast Track Courts on adhoc and purely temporary basis for
implementation of the Scheme for elimination of arrears under the
`Special Scheme for Elimination of Arrears Rules, 2001' sponsored by the
Central Government, in the Judicial Service of the State of Maharashtra in
the revised pay scale of Rs.16750-400-19150-450-20500+dearness
allowance and other allowances as admissible under the Rules. The
question of continuance in service shall be reviewed periodically by the
High Court based on performance. They shall be absorbed in regular
vacancies, if subsequent recruitment takes place and their performance in
the Fast Track Courts is found satisfactory. The said Scheme will be in
operation and effective till March 2010.
1) A candidate must be (a) a citizen of India or (b) a subject of Nepal
or (c)a subject of Bhutan or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India
before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
or (e) a person of Indian origin, who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma,
Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), or East African countries of Kenya, Uganda
and the United republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganika and Zanzibar)
with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a
candidate belonging to categories (b), (c ), (d) and (e) must be a person in
whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been given by the Government
of Maharashtra.
2) A candidate must be -
(a) a holder of Degree in Law
(b) practicing as an Advocate in the High Court or Courts subordinate
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thereto for not less than seven years on the date of publication of
Advertisement.
Note: For the purpose of this Clause in computing the period during
which a person has been an Advocate, there shall be included
any period during which he/she has held the post of a Public Prosecutor/
Government Pleader or Judicial Officer.
OR
Must be working or must have worked as Public Prosecutor or
Government Advocate for not less than seven years in the post or posts. In
computing the period of seven years, the period during which the
candidate has worked as an Advocate shall be included.
(c ) Age: Must have attained the age of thirty-five years and must not
have attained the age of Forty-eight years in the case of candidates
belonging to communities recognised as backward by the Government for
the purpose of recruitment and forty-five years in the case of others, as on
the date of publication of Advertisement.
(d) Knowledge of Marathi:- Must be certified by the Principal Judge of
the District, where the candidate practices, or within whose jurisdiction he
ordinarily resides, to have sufficient knowledge of Marathi to enable him
to speak, read, write and translate with facility from Marathi into English
and vice-versa.
3) A candidate must submit with his/her Application attested copies
of Certificates showing:-
i ) his/her age as on the date of Advertisement.
ii ) his/her standing as Practitioner in Court.
iii) that he/she is of good moral character from
two respectable persons.
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iv )that he/she is certified to have sufficient knowledge
of Marathi to enable him/her to speak, read, write and
translate into English and vice versa.
v ) the copy of the Mark Sheet of LL.B. Examination.
vi ) any other certificates as may be deemed fit.
vii ) a candidate belonging to backward class must also
produce the certificate to the effect that he/she belongs
to a community recognised as backward for the purpose
of recruitment to the service under the Government
of Maharashtra.
4) Certificate under 3(ii) may be signed in the case of the High Court
by the Registrar General, High Court, Bombay or by the
Registrar/Prothonotary & Senior Master, High Court, Original Side,
Bombay and the Registrars of the High Court Benches at Nagpur,
Aurangabad and Registrar, Panaji-Goa, as the case may be or in case of
other Courts than High Court in Bombay by the Principal Judicial Officer
i.e. Principal Judge, City Civil and Sessions Court, Greater Bombay, the
Chief Judge, Court of Small Causes, Bombay and the Chief Metropolitan
Magistrate, Bombay as the case may be and in the case of Mofussil by the
Principal District Judge or by the Principal Judge of the Court in which the
Applicant has practiced and should state the period during which the
candidate has actually practiced.
The certificates mentioned in 3(iii) may be signed by the Registrar
General, High Court, Bombay or the Registrar/Prothonotary & Senior
Master, High Court, Original Side, Bombay, the Registrars of the High
Court Benches at Nagpur, Aurangabad and Registrar at Panaji-Goa, the
Principal Judge, City Civil Court and Sessions Court, Greater Bombay, the
Chief Judge, Small Causes Court, Bombay and the Chief Metropolitan
Magistrate, Bombay and the Principal District Judges in the State or by the
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Principal Judge of the Court in which the Applicant is practicing or by the
Principal of a College recognised by a University.
The certificates mentioned in 3(iv) may be signed by the Principal
Judge, City Civil & Sessions Court, Greater Bombay or the Chief Judge,
Court of Small Causes, Bombay or the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate,
Bombay and elsewhere by the Principal District Judge concerned.
5) Disqualification for appointment in the service:
No person shall be eligible for appointment to the service-
(a) if he is not a citizen of India;
(b) if he is compulsorily retired, removed or dismissed
from judicial service or from service in Government,
or statutory or local authority or failed to complete
probation period in judicial service on any post, or in
Government or statutory or local authority; or
( c) if he has been convicted of an offence involving
moral turpitude or he is or has been permanently
debarred by the Union Public Service Commission or
any State Public Service Commission from appearing
for examinations or selections conducted by it; or
(d) if he directly or indirectly influences the recruiting
authority by any means for his candidature; or
(e) if he is a man, has more than one wife living and
if a woman has married a man already having other
wife; or
(f) if he has more than two children.
6) Eligible candidates will have to appear for competitive examination/
written examination which shall be of not less than two hours duration
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with 200 marks. The High Court shall hold viva-voce examination carrying
50 marks of candidates who secure not less than 50% of marks at such
written examination. Provided that Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe
candidates who obtain 45% or more marks in the written examination,
shall be eligible for the viva-voce examination. No candidate who secures
less than 40% marks in viva-voce shall be considered for appointment. The
candidates will have to appear for written examination and for interview if
called for, in the Office of the High Court at Bombay. No travelling
allowance or any expenses shall be claimed by the candidates appearing
for examination and interview. A candidate who is found indulging in
unfair practices viz., copying or mis-conduct during the course of
examination, using electronic gadgets, question papers' tampering,
influencing any official concerned with the written examination or oral
test, will be debarred from appearing for written or oral examination as the
case may be for that time or any number of years or permanently. The
decision of the High Court as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate
for admission to the written and viva-voce examination shall be final.
7) The selected candidates will be placed by Government, previous to
their appointment, before a Medical Board and will not be appointed
unless the Board certifies them to be both mentally and physically fit for
the service of Government.
8) Application should be submitted only by Registered Post or Speed
Post in the prescribed format with copies of testimonials referred
to above and two passport size colour photographs, one duly affixed
on application and one in separate envelope without pinning it to
any paper so as to reach the Registrar General, High Court, Mumbai –
400 032, on or before 27th August, 2008. The Application should be
accompanied by fees in the sum of Rs.1,000/- for General Category and
Rs.500/- for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribes candidate, in the form of
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demand draft in favour of Registrar, High Court, Appellate Side, Bombay,
payable at par at Bombay. Fees shall not be refunded in any case. The
envelope should be inscribed as “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF
AD-HOC DISTRICT JUDGE IN THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA.” The
candidates are required to download the format of the application from the
website of the High Court, i.e. http://hcbom.mah.nic.in. or obtained from
the Office of the Registrar (Legal), High Court, Bombay or Principal
Judge, City Civil Court, Mumbai or any of the District Courts in the State.
Applications received after prescribed date will not be accepted on any
ground.
9) High Court reserves its right of short listing at the time of scrutiny of
applications by applying uniform and reasonable norms. High Court also
reserves its right to make appointment by invitation.
Sd/-
Dated: 23rd July, 2008. (Mrs. Mridula Bhatkar)
Registrar General,
High Court, Bombay.
Passport
size
photograph
to be
affixed.
(Form of application for appointment as Adhoc District Judge in Judicial
Service of the State of Maharashtra)
INSTRUCTIONS
The entries to be filled in by candidates in
their own handwriting.
To be filled up and submitted to the Office of
the Registrar General, High Court, Bombay on or
before 27th August, 2008.
If a candidate who fills up and returns this
application, does not receive an acknowledgment of it
within a reasonable time, he/she should inform the
authority to whom he/she submitted it.
Should any of the particulars furnished be found to
be false to the knowledge of the candidate, he/she will, if
appointed, be liable to be dismissed. The willful
suppression of any material fact will be similarly
punished.
1. Name in full, surname first (In
Block Capital letters)
:
2. Postal and telegraphic address in
full (any change of address
should at once be communicated
to the Registrar General, High
Court, Bombay).
:
3. Email Id, Telephone and/or
Mobile No. if any
:
4. Are you a citizen of India? :
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5. Exact date of your birth and age
(As on date of advertisement)
:
6. Place of birth (village, Taluka
and District)
:
7. Nationality at birth :
8. Father's name, place of birth and
nationality at birth.
:
9. Postal address and profession of
father (if dead, give last address)
:
10. Mother's place of birth,
nationality at birth
:
11. (a) Are you married?
(b) If the answer to (a) is `Yes',
Do you have
(i) more than one wife living ( if
a male)?
(ii) married a person having
already a wife living (if a
female)?
:
12. Name(s) and age of Child(ren)
13. Have you earlier appeared for
the written examination for the
appointment to the post of
District Judge. If yes, give
details.
14. Schools -
Name your schools in order,
giving address and dates of
entering and leaving.
State any position of authority
you held, any distinction you
attained in school work, games,
school societies etc., any
University Scholarship you got.
:
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15. University -
Name your University (if any)
with dates of entering and
leaving. State degree (if any)
and any other distinctions.
Give the name and address of the
University authority to whom
reference could be made as to
your career.
:
16. Name and date of your passing
the Examination in Law and the
number of marks and
percentage, rank or other
distinction obtained at such
examination.
:
17. State whether you were enrolled
as an Advocate and on what
date.
:
18. Whether you are facing any
disciplinary action from the Bar
Council of India or Bar Council of
Maharashtra and Goa or any Bar
Association or any other
professional body.
:
19. Give the names of the Courts in
which and the Judges before
whom you have practised in
respect of the period prior three
years as on the date of the
application.
:
20. State full particulars of your
practice as an Advocate etc.
giving the total duration of the
practice, and the amount of your
professional earnings during
past three years and submit the
copies of I. T. returns filed by
you for the last three years.
:
21. Are you physically fit for service
in any part of the Maharashtra
State?
:
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22. What is your mother-tongue? Are
you able to speak, read, write
and translate Marathi with
facility from the written
character into English and viceversa?
:
23. Are you free from pecuniary
embarrassments?
:
24. Give the names, postal address
and profession of two referees,
who should be responsible
persons, unconnected with your
school, University and not
related to you testifying your
character.
:
25. Do you belong to Scheduled
Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Other
Backward Class recognised by
Government? Give the
particulars as to which of them
you belong to.
:
26. Were you ever convicted by any
Criminal Court? If yes give
details.
:
27. Are you facing criminal
prosecution in any Court of Law?
If yes give details.
:
28. Details of Examination fee :
D.D.No................... date ............
Amount ............., Issuing Bank and
place ....................
Date: 2008. Signature of the Applicant
 

SANJAY DIXIT
on 27 August 2008
Published in Others
Source : bombayhighcourt.nic.in,








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