Madras High Court Recruitment 2019 – Apply for 32 District Judge Posts

Madras High Court District Judge Recruitment 2019 – Madras High Court invites online applications from eligible candidates for Direct Recruitment to the post of District Judge (Entry Level) in the Tamil Nadu State Judicial Services.

Name of the organisation
Madras High Court
Type of job
Government job
Name of the post
District Judge
No. of posts


Madras High Court District Judge Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

Date of Notification
12th Dec. 2019
Last date to apply
08th Jan 2020
Last date for remittance of fee through bank
10th Jan 2020
Preliminary examination (OMR Method) (Forenoon & Afternoon)
March 2020
Main Written Examination
2nd week of June 2020
Viva Voce
August 2020


Pay scale

Rs. 51,550-1230-58,930-1380-63,070 + Allowances


Eligibility Criteria for Madras High Court District Judge Recruitment 2019

Degree in Law from a University in India established or incorporated by or under a Central Act or a State Act or an Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission / Bar Council of India, or any other equivalent qualification. 
Enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu or in the Bar Council of any other State
Must be practising as an Advocate on the date of publication of this Notification and must have practised for a period of not less than seven years as on such date.
With regard to Assistant Public Prosecutor-Grade I or Assistant Public Prosecutor Grade-II, they must have not less than seven years of experience as an Advocate and / or Assistant Public Prosecutor on the date of this notification. 


Age Criteria

Minimum Age
Maximum age
For SC / ST / SC(A) Candidates belonging

to the State of Tamil Nadu

35 years
48 years
For others & Candidates from other States /

Union Territories

35 years
45 years


Scheme of Examination:

The examination will be conducted in two stages
a. Preliminary 
b.  Mains
Qualified candidates will appear for viva voce.


For more details on examination scheme click here

Madras High Court District Judge Recruitment 2019 Application Process

Candidates can apply online through or 
Candidates are advised to read carefully all the instructions before applying for the exam.
Applications received through any other mode other than online mode will not be accepted.


Application Fee

SC/ST/PwD/Destitute widows


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