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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Engagement of Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant on short-term contractual basis

The Registrar (Admin. I) of the Supreme of India vide a notification has invited application for preparation of panel of candidates suitable for engagement as Law Clerk cum Research Assistants in the Supreme Court of India. 

  • Applications for Law Clerk cum Research Assistants are invited only from people who are citizen of India and they fulfill the essential qualification and other conditions of eligibility as on 28.02.2019.
  • The appointment shall be on contractual basis on a fixed consolidated stipend of Rs. 50,000/- per month initially during the assignment session commencing from 1.7.2019 till the closure of the Court for Summer Vacation, 2020.
  • It is also made clear that contract can be terminated at any point of time without any notice.


Essential Qualifications:
The essential qualifications for the appointment of Law Clerk cum Research Assistants in the Supreme Court of India are given below:
  • 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.
  • 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-cum-Research Assistant.
  • 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.


Age Limit:
Candidates applying for Law Clerk cum Research Assistants must not be below the age of 18 years and above 27 years as on the last date of receipt of applications.

Mode of selection for Law Clerk cum Research Assistants:
  • 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.
  • A final select list shall be prepared as per requirement on the basis of Written Test and Interview.
  • Details of the Scheme of Examination, Minimum Qualifying Standards, Terms and Conditions of contractual assignment are given in the “Revised Scheme for engaging Law Clerkcum-Research Assistants on short-term contractual assignment in the Supreme Court of India” available on the website of the Supreme Court of India.
  • It is made clear that the engagement as Law Clerkcum-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.


Choice of Test Center:
The Written Test will be conducted at Test Centers in:
  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Kolkata

The applicants are required to indicate their choice of Test Center at which they wish to appear.

Registration of application and payment of fee:
  • Eligible candidates are required to apply online for which the link is provided through Supreme Court website.
  • The application will be accepted through online registration only which is likely to start from 1.2.2019.
  • Candidates will be required to pay Application/Test Fee of Rs.200/- plus bank charges through online mode only.
  • Fee shall not be accepted in any other form.
  • No postal application shall be accepted. The fee shall be paid online through payment gateway provided by UCO Bank.


Date for online applications:
The starting date for online registration of application is 01.02.2019 at 00.00 Hours and last date thereof is 28.02.2019 at 24.00 Hours.

General Instructions:
  • The applicants would be admitted to the Written Test on the basis of the information furnished by them in their application form. They are, therefore, advised to ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions before applying.
  • If any candidate is found to have given false information or does not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, the candidature of such applicant would be cancelled and no correspondence in this regard would be entertained.
  • Issuance of admit card for the examination will NOT confer any right for selection.
  • Candidates should scan his/her signatures and photograph having 5 cm height and 3.8 cm width (50 kb) in JPG format for uploading the same at relevant space on the online application.
  • The candidate should fill up the required data in the application and make online fee payment in accordance with the instructions displayed on the link provided for the purpose.
  • On submitting application online, the candidate will get a preview of application with Application Number. Candidates are advised to get a printout of the filled up application of his/her record.
  • The candidate should retain his/her Application Number carefully for generation of call letter and for any other information regarding Written Test/Interview etc.
  • Applications which do not comply with the instructions shall be summarily rejected.
  • The candidate should bear in mind while applying for contractual assignment that he/she will be required to work even at odd hours and on holidays, if so required.
  • No TA/DA shall be paid to the candidates for appearing in the Written Test.

Direct Link to download the official notification is given below. Interested candidates may download the notification from the link:



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