Editor, Assistant Editor Vacancies at Supreme Court of India

Editor, Assistant Editor Vacancies at Supreme Court of India

The Registry of Supreme Court of India has invited applications from the eligible candidates for the posts of Editor and Assistant Editor, Supreme Court Reports.

Age Limit: below 55 years of age.

Pay Scale



  1. Editor: Rs. 37400-67000 with Grade Pay Rs. 8700/-
  2. Assistant Editor: Rs. 15600-39100 with Grade Pay Rs. 7600/


Educational Qualifications

  Editor



  1. A degree in Law of a Statutory University in India recognized by the Bar Council of India or any State Bar Council for enrolment as an Advocate.
  2. Knowledge of computer operation.


Assistant Editor



  • Degree in Law of a University in India recognised by the Bar Council of India or any State Bar Council for enrolment as an Advocate; OR


Must be member of the English Bar; OR

An Attorney of High Court in the territory of India.

  • Knowledge of computer operation.


Work Experience

Editor



  1. Should be an Advocate enrolled in the territory of India and must have actually practiced in a High Court/Supreme Court for a continuous period of not less than 5 years or must have held a judicial appointment for not less than 5 years ; OR
  2. Should be a Reader or Lecturer in Law of a recognized University for not less than 5 years; OR
  3. Minimum 3 years service in a Class 1 Gazetted post in Government service.


Assistant Editor



  1. Minimum practice as an Advocate in any High Court/Supreme Court of India for a continuous period of not less than 3 years: OR
  2. Must have held judicial post for not less than 3 years; OR
  3. Must have research experience for not less than 3 years in the field of Law in any recognised University, Indian Law Institute or any other institution connected with study in law; OR
  4. Must have rendered a minimum service of 3 years as a Law Reporter or on the Editorial staff of reputed Law reports/Journals; OR
  5. Minimum 3 years experience in the post of Lecturer in Law of a recognised University; OR
  6. Minimum service of 7 years of which minimum 4 years in a Class-II Gazetted post in the Supreme Court/High Court or collectively in High court and Supreme Court.


How to Apply

The eligible candidate may submit the application as per prescribed format by affixing one recent passport size photograph and other testimonials viz.,



  • copy of 10th certificate (for date of birth)
  • copy of LL.B. certificate (for educational qualification)
  • copy of certificate of enrolment as an Advocate with Bar Council,
  • copy of practicing as an Advocate in High Court/Supreme Court/working as a Reader or Lecturer in Law of a recognized University/Class-1 Gazetted Post (for exact proof of experience showing duration and date from-to) duly attested by appropriate Gazetted Officers.


 Envelope superscribed with “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF.....................” containing application completed in all respects to reach the Registrar (Admn.I), Supreme Court of India, Tilak Marg, New Delhi-110201.

Last date for submission of application: 16.11.2015

Click here to download the application format and official notification.