The High Court of Gujarat invites On-line Applications from eligible Candidates with a Degree in Law, for filling up, 16 Vacancies for the posts of Legal Assistant, on the establishment of the High Court of Gujarat, on a Fixed Remuneration of Rs.20,000/- p.m., purely on adhoc and contractual basis, initially for a period of 11 months, extendable on periodical basis, upto a maximum period of 3 Years, subject to the approval of the Honourable the Chief Justice.

Important Dates

Starting date for submission of On-line Application: 26/07/2021 (12.00 Hrs)

Closing date for submission of On-line Application: 10/08/2021 (23.59 Hrs.)

Tentative Date of Written Test (Objective Type – MCQs): 03/10/2021

Viva-voce Test (Oral Interview): Month of November/December – 2021


[as on Last Date of submitting of ‘On-line Application’, i.e. 10/08/2021]
Candidates having the below-mentioned criteria be treated as eligible, to apply:-

(a) Age-limit

A Candidate for Appointment to the said Post, shall not be less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age, as on
Last Date of submitting of ‘On-line Application, i.e. 10/08/2021, i.e. Candidates born between 10/08/1986 & 10/08/2003, shall be eligible to apply.

(b) Educational Qualifications

Degree in Law from any University in India or any Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission.
Candidates studying in the Fifth Year of a Five Year Law Course, can also apply for the said Post, and their final
selection would be subject to their passing of the Fifth Year examination of LL.B., prior to their Appointment.

(c) Basic Knowledge of Computer Application / Operation.

(d) Acquaintance of vernacular Language.

Note : It may be noted by all concerned that the existing Legal Assistants would neither be eligible nor required to appear in the selection process.


Reservation policy shall not apply, as the Appointments are on Contractual Basis.

3. Tenure

(a) Legal Assistants shall be appointed initially for a period of 11 months, and their tenure may be extended upto a maximum period of 3 Years, upon recommendation of the Hon’ble Judge concerned, subject to the approval of the Honourable the Chief Justice and such engagement shall in no case be extended beyond a period of 3 Years.

(b) The appointment may be terminated by either side by giving one-month notice, or one month salary in lieu thereof, which requirement may be waived by the other side. Provided that appointment of Legal Assistants shall be liable to be terminated at any time by the High Court of Gujarat, without notice or any compensation if his/her services are found to be unsatisfactory or if he/she violates any of the Rules.

4. Remuneration

The Candidates selected are presently entitled to draw a Fixed Remuneration of Rs. 20,000/- per month, as stipulated in the Legal Department’s Resolution No. HCT/102004/4015/D, dated 16/07/2018 of the Government of Gujarat

Application Fee & Mode of Payment

All Candidates shall be required to pay Fees of ₨.500/- plus the usual Bank Charges via “Print Application / Pay Fee” Button through SBI e-Pay, provided on the webpage of HCOJAS Portal –

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