Only 10% seats in higher judiciary can be filled up by departmental competitive examination: Supreme Court

The Court directed that all the High Courts to take steps to see that existing service rules be amended positively with effect from January 1, 2011.
Justices MR Shah and CT Ravikumar
Justices MR Shah and CT Ravikumar

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Madhya Pradesh High Court to comply with its directions issued in the case of All India Judges’ Association and Others v. Union of India as per which the High Courts while filling up posts in the higher judiciary, can reserve only 10 percent seats to be filled up by limited departmental competitive examination [Rajendra Kumar Shrivas v. State of Madhya Pradesh and Others].

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