Orissa High Court Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Section Officer | 202 Posts | Last Date: 20 March 2021

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Orissa High Court Recruitment 2021 –  Orissa High Court invites application form from the eligible candidates for the post of Assistant Section Officer – 202 Vacancies. Candidates who completed Any Degree are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on the Preliminary Examination/Test, Written Examination, Computer Application Test and Viva-voce Test. Interested and eligible candidates send their application form through postal on or before 20 March 2021 The detailed eligibility criteria and application process are given below.

Orissa High Court Recruitment

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2021:

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2021 for Assistant Section Officer:

Job Role Assistant Section Officer
Qualification Any Degree
Total Vacancies 202
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.35,400 -1,12,400/-
Job Location Cuttack (Odisha)
Last Date 20 March 2021

Orissa High Court Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

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

Age Limit (As on 01.08.2021):



  • For General – 21 to 31 years

Upper age is relexable by:

  •  For SC/ST/SEBC/Women – up to 05 years
  • For PWD – up to 10 years

Total Vacancies:

  • Unreserved – 105 Posts
  • SEBC – 23 Posts
  • Schedule Caste – 22 Posts
  • Schedule Tribe – 52 Posts

Pay Scale – Rs.35,400 – 1,12,400/-

Odisha High Court Recruitment Selection Process:
  • Selection will be based on the Preliminary Examination/Test, Written Examination, Computer Application Test and Viva-voce Test.

Preliminary Examination:

  • The Preliminary Test shall carry 150 marks in accordance with the Graduation Course on the subjects of General English, General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • In such Preliminary Test, there shall be 150 numbers of Objective Type of Questions with Multiple Choice Answers. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.
  • There shall be Negative Marking of 0.5 mark for each wrong answer. The Court shall call for the candidates for Written Examination, who have secured not less than 33% of marks in case of Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe candidates and 40% of marks

Written Examination:

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English (Essay, Précis writing, Translation, Re-translation and Grammar) 100 2 hours
Mathematics (Arithmetic, Algebra, Mensuration, Statistics & Probability) 100 2 hours
General Awareness & Test of Reasoning (Current Affairs, National & International events, Major financial/economic news, Budget & Five year plans, Books & Authors, Awards & Honours, Abbreviations, Important Days, Who’s Who, Sports, General Science, International & National Organization, History, Geography, Politics, Civics and  Culture.) 100 1 hour
Total Marks 300 5 hours

Computer Application Test:

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
Theory 50 30 minutes
Skill Test 50 30 minutes

Viva-Voce Test:

  • The marks secured by the candidate(s) in the Viva-Voce Test shall be added to the marks obtained by him/her in the 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.

Examination Fee: Rs.500/-

Mode of Payment: 

The application should be paid through online by using debit card/ credit card/net banking system.

How to Apply Orissa High Court Recruitment 2021?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post through online by using official website on or before 20 March 2021.

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Orissa High Court Recruitment 2020 for District Judge: (Expired)

Job Role District Judge
Qualification LLB
Total Vacancies 17
Experience Experienced
Salary Rs.51,550 – 63,070/-
Job Location Cuttack (Odisha)
Last Date 06 July 2020

Orissa High Court Recruitment – Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should complete graduate in Law of a recognized University or an Institution recognized by the Government.
  • Candidates should have at least seven years of practice as an advocate on the 1st day of August, 2020,

Age Limit (As on 01.08.2020): 35 to 45 years.

Pay Scale – RS.51,550-1230-58,930-1380-63,070/-

Odisha High Court Recruitment Selection Process for District Judge:
  • Selection will be based on the written examination and interview

Written Examination:

There shall be a written examination consisting of two papers carrying 100 marks each having a duration of two hours.

PAPER-I

  • Code of Civil Procedure – 30 Marks
  • Personal Law – 30 Marks
  • Transfer of Property Act, Specific Relief Act, Limitation Act, Law of Contract, Orissa Consolidation of Holdings and Prevention of Fragmentation of Land Act, O.E.A. Act, Orissa Land Reforms Act and Law of Motor Accident Claim – 40 Marks.

PAPER-II

  • Code of Criminal Procedure – 30 Marks
  • Indian Penal Code – 30 Marks
  • Indian Evidence Act – 30 Marks
  • N.D.P.S Act, Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, Prevention of Corruption Act, Essential Commodities Act, Environment Protection Act, Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act & Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 – 10 Marks.

Interview: Interview shall carry 30 marks.

Examination Fee: Rs.500/-

Mode of Payment: Drawn in favour of the Registrar (Administration), Orissa High Court, Cuttack payable at S.B.I. Cuttack (Main Branch).

How to Apply Orissa High Court Recruitment 2020 for District Judge?

All interested and eligible candidates can send their duly filled application form along with required documents to the following postal address by registered post or speed post on or before 06 July 2020.

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Postal Address:



Registrar (Administration),
High Court of Orissa,
Cuttack, 753002

Documents Required:

A candidate must submit self-attested true copies of the following documents with his / her application.

  • Matriculation/ H.S.C.E. or equivalent Certificate in support of his / her age
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • Certificate from the concerned District Judge / Judicial Officer
  • Four recent passport size photographs signed by him / her on its face.
  • Original Bank Draft amounting to Rs.500/-.
  • Character Certificates from two Gazetted Officers
  • Two adequately stamped self-addressed envelopes for correspondence by Speed Post / Registered Post.
  • Certificate from the competent authority in proof of passing Odia of Middle School Standard.

Orissa High Court Recruitment 2020 FAQ’s:

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

Ans. At present Orissa High Court having vacancies for Assistant Section Officer - 202 posts

Q2.Who can apply for Orissa High Court Vacancies?

Ans. Candidates who completed 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 on or before 20 March 2021.

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