Law Clerk–Cum–Research Assistant Vacancy At Karnataka HC

Law Clerk–Cum–Research Assistant Vacancy At Karnataka HC

High Court of Karnataka, Bengaluru invites applications from interested candidates for selection to 27 posts of Law Clerks-cum-Research Assistants.

Post: Law Clerks-cum-Research Assistants

No. of posts: 27

Monthly Honorarium: Rs.15, 000/-


  • Must hold Degree in Law granted by a recognized University with min. 50% marks.

  • Must not have completed the age of 30 years as on the last date of application

  • Must have enrolled as an Advocate

  • Must have knowledge of computer

The duties and responsibilities of a Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant are:

  • Reading of case files, preparation of the case including case summary and notes and chronology of events;

  • Identifying facts and issues and questions that may arise or may have to be addressed;

  • Presence in the Court during the hearing of cases, taking notes of arguments and citations;

  • Research work on case law, books and articles for the purpose of assisting the Judge in the preparation of judgments; and

  • Assisting the Judge to prepare speeches and academic papers

Method of Selection:

  • A Committee of Hon’ble Judges constituted by Hon’ble the Chief Justice will select the candidates on the basis of academic record, achievements in co-curricular activities and performance in the interview.

  • If there are large number of applicants, candidates will be short-listed for interview on the basis of academic record and achievements in co-curricular activities.

  • The applicants whose applications are in order shall be considered for calling for viva. (Candidates called for viva-voce will have to appear for the same at their own cost).

Last date for submission of application: 06.04.2018

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