Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023 for Group – B & C posts | 89 Posts | Last Date: 17 November 2023

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Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023 notification announced for Assistant Section Officer/Junior Stenographer under Group – B & C posts. There are 89 vacancies available for the mentioned posts. Candidates with the qualification of Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply for the job. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online. The detailed eligibility and selection process are explained below.

Orissa High Court Recruitment

Orissa High Court – Orissa High Court was formally inaugurated on July 26, 1948, authorized by the Constitution of India. Justice S.Muralidhar is the Chief Justice since 4 January 2021. At present Cuttack, Judgeship consists of its Revenue Districts only.

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023:

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Section Officer (Group-B):

Job Role Assistant Section Officer (Group-B)
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Total Vacancies 53 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.35,400 – 1,12,400/-
Job Location Orissa
Application starts from 2 November 2023
Last Date 17 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:



Assistant Section Officer (Group-B):

  • A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or such other qualification equivalent
  • He/She must have adequate knowledge in Computer Application.

Age Limit ( As on 2 November 2023 ): 21 – 37 years

Age Relaxation:

  • Inclusive of age relaxation for ST category
  • 10 years for PwDs whose permanent disability is not less than 40% and not more than 50%.
  • Age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen candidates shall be made in accordance with the provision made
  • Others as per Govt instructions

Salary: Rs.35,400 – 1,12,400/-in Level-9

No.of.Vacancies: 53 posts

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes a Preliminary Examination/Test, Main Written Examination, Computer Application Test and Viva-Voce Test

Preliminary Examination/Test – 150 marks (2 hours duration)

  • The Preliminary Examination/Test shall consist of Graduation Course on the subjects of General English, General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude with Multiple Choice Answers
  • There shall be Negative Marking of 0.5 (half) mark for each wrong answer.
  • The Court shall call for the candidates for Main Written Examination, who have secured not less than 33% of marks in the Preliminary Examination.

Main Written Examination: 300 marks (5 hours duration)

  • The main examination comprises of : English (100 marks for 2 hours); Mathematics (100 marks for 2 hours); General Awareness & Test of Reasoning (100 marks for 1 hour)
  • The candidate has to secure at least 33% of marks to be qualified.

Computer Application Test: 100 marks (1 hour duration)

  • The computer application test comprises of: Theory: 50 marks for Half an hour: Skill Test: 50 marks for Half an hour
  • The Court shall call the candidates for Computer Test, who have secured not less than 40% of marks in aggregate and a minimum of 30% of marks in each paper in the Main Written Examination.
  • The qualifying mark shall be 50% of the total marks in the said paper. Such mark obtained in Computer Test shall not be taken into account while drawing up the Final Merit List.

Viva-voce Test: 40 Marks

  • The marks secured by the candidate(s) in the Viva-Voce Test shall be added to the marks obtained by him/her in the Main Written Examination so as to arrive at the total marks secured by him/her, and the names of the candidates shall be arranged in order of merit on the basis of such total marks.
  • Provided that, the names of the candidates shall not be included in the Merit List, unless such candidates secure a minimum of 40% of marks in the Viva-Voce Test.

Exam centre: The Examination Centre for each stages of recruitment process will be conveyed to the candidates in due course through the Court’s website and/or in the e-Admit card.

How to apply for Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online on their official website on or before 17 November 2023 (11.59 pm)

For more details: Click here

To Apply: Click here


Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023 for Junior Stenographer (Group-C):

Job Role Junior Stenographer (Group-C)
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Total Vacancies 36 Posts
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.25,500 – 81,100/-
Job Location Orissa
Application starts from 2 November 2023
Last Date 16 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Junior Stenographer (Group-C):

  • A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • He/She should have a minimum speed of 80 words per minute in shorthand and 40 words per minute in typewriting along with adequate knowledge in Computer Applications.

Age Limit ( As on 2 November 2023 ): 21 – 32 years



Age Relaxation:

  • 5 years for candidates belonging to the categories of SC, ST, SEBC & Women
  • 10 years for PwDs whose permanent disability is not less than 40% and not more than 50%.
  • Age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen candidates shall be made in accordance with the provision made
  • Others as per Govt instructions

Salary:  Rs.25,500 – 81,100/- in Level 7

No.of.Vacancies: 36 posts

Selection Process:

  • The selection process includes a Qualifying Test and Skill Test .

Qualifying Test in English Subject – 100 marks (1 and half hours duration)

  • Qualifying Test  consist of: An Essay in English – 20 Marks; Translation of Passage from Odia to English – 20 Marks; Re-translation of passage from English to Odia – 20 Marks; Knowledge in English Grammar – 40 Marks
  • A general category candidate securing less than 35 per centum of marks and reserved categories under SC & ST candidates securing less than 30 per centum of marks in the above written test shall be disqualified for appearing the Computer Application Test.

Computer Application Test: 100 marks (1 hour duration)

  • The computer application test comprises of: Theory: 50 marks for Half an hour: Skill Test: 50 marks for Half an hour
  • A candidate securing less than 50% of marks in the Computer Application Test shall be disqualified and a candidate who does not qualify in the Computer Application Test, shall not be called to participate in the Skill Test.

Skill Test: 100 marks

  • Short Hand and Type Writing Test: The dictation of an English passage containing 400 words shall be made at a speed of 80 words per minute and transcription on Computer at a speed of 40 words per minute.
  • 5 minutes for short hand/dictation test and 10 minutes for type writing/transcription test on computer.
  • On the basis of marks secured in the Skill Test, a merit list of all candidates shall be prepared

Application fees:

  • Rs.500/-
  • Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Persons with Disabilities are exempted from payment of fee.

Application fees mode: Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking system.

Exam centre: The Examination Centre for each stages of recruitment process will be conveyed to the candidates in due course through the Court’s website and/or in the e-Admit card.

How to apply for Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the job online on their official website on or before 16 November 2023 (11.59 pm)

For more details: Click here

To Apply: Click here

Date & Venue of the Qualifying Test: 25 November 2023 (Saturday) from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at Cambridge School, Cantonment Road, Cuttack.

Note: Candidates can download their e-Admit Cards from 19.11.2023 till 08:00 A.M. of 25.11.2023 to appear in the said test.

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2023 FAQ:

Q1.What all are the vacancies available at Orissa High Court Recruitment?

Ans. At present Orissa High Court having vacancies for Assistant Section Officer/Junior Stenographer under Group - B & C post

Q2.Who can apply for Orissa High Court Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates with Bachelor's degree are eligible to apply

Q3.How to apply for Orissa High Court Recruitment?

Ans. All eligible candidates send their application form through online


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