Last Date:11 September,2019
Advt No. :4086 – RG
High court of Calcutta
High court of Calcutta invites Sarkari Job Application for the post of 25 Stenographer. Apply before 11 September 2019. High Court Calcutta Recruitment Qualification/eligibility conditions, how to apply & other rules are given below… Official website is www.calcuttahighcourt.gov.in
Name of the post – Stenographer
No of post – 25
Pay Scale – 7100 – 37600/-
A pass in the Higher Secondary Examination or its equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board / University / Institution and Speed in Shorthand and Type writing @ 120 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. respectively.
General Information:faculty opening
- Applications are invited from the Indian citizens possessing knowledge in the vernacular of the State, for preparation of a panel for filling up the 25 (twenty five) vacancies (existing 13 & expected 12) in the post of P.A./Stenographer, Grade – C, in the Pay Band Scale Rs. 7100 – 37600/- (PB-3) with minimum pay Rs. 9030/- and Grade Pay Rs. 3600/- and other allowances as admissible under the Rules. The appointments will initially be made on purely temporary basis but are likely to be made permanent.
- A pass in the Higher Secondary Examination from the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board / University / Institution;
- Speed in Shorthand and Type writing @ 120 w.p.m. and 30 w.p.m. respectively.
- The benefits of reservation will be given to the candidates with disabilities (Locomotors Disabilities or Cerebral Palsy) of at least 40% and above.
- The benefits of age relaxation for candidates with disabilities of at least 40% and above will be admissible to all such candidates as per relevant rules & regulations.
- Any Person with Disabilities as stated, under respective reserved subcategory will be directed to furnish his/her self attested photocopy of Disability Certificate in prescribed form in support of his/her claim,issued by a Competent Authority as per the provisions of the West Bengal Persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, i.e. by a Medical Board constituted at any Government Medical College Hospital, District Hospitals or Subdivisional Hospital.
- Candidates having disability of less than 40% shall be treated as unreserved candidates and therefore shall not get benefit of reservation/age relaxation.
- Not less than 18 years and not more than 32 years as on 1st day of January,2019 (Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years in case of S.C. and S.T. candidates of West Bengal only). In case of Persons with Disabilities, the upper age limit is relaxable upto 45 years. Age as recorded in the Madhyamik or equivalent certificate will be accepted only.
- Upper age limit for the employees of the High Court, other Courts and Government who will apply through proper channel shall be 40 years, on condition that the candidates had joined his/her initial appointment prior to attaining the age of 32 years in terms of provisions of the West Bengal Services (Raising of Age Limit) Rules, 1981, which has been duly accepted and adopted by the High Court at Calcutta by way of amendment of the Calcutta High Court Service Rules, 1960 vide Notification No. 1609(A-G) – 29th March, 2013.
- The SC/ST/OBC(A)/OBC(B) candidates of other States shall be treated as Unreserved category candidates.
- The names of the eligible candidates belonging to Exempted category will be called for from the respective authority /authorities.
- Candidates of Exempted Category may apply directly also.
- Candidates already in service under Govt. / Public Sector Undertakings / High Court and within the prescribed age-limit, must submit their applications through Proper Channel.
- Each application must be accompanied by application fees of Rs. 400/- (Rs. 200/- for S.C./S.T. of West Bengal candidates only) by Indian Postal Order,which must be purchased on a date after publication of advertisement, and drawn in favour of the Registrar General, High Court, Calcutta, and payable at G.P.O. at Calcutta.
- No fees need be given by the candidates belonging to Exempted categories whose names will be sponsored by the appropriate authorities. This exemption of fees is not applicable to the candidates, belong to Exempted Category,applied directly without any sponsorship.
- Candidates whose applications are found in order in all respects, shall be required to undergo a test in Shorthand at the speed of 120 words per minute. The text is to be transcribed in own handwriting within 45 minutes thereafter. The candidates selected and shortlisted on the basis of the result in the above test shall be required to undergo a further test in Shorthand, to be followed by direct transcription of the text through the aid of a Computer at the speed of 30 w.p.m. The candidates will be given a further time of 15 minutes immediately after the completion of the dictation before they are asked to transcribe the text,for verification of the outlines.
- A panel of provisionally selected candidates shall be prepared and the same shall stand lapsed on expiry of one year from the date of its notification or on filling up the notified vacancies, whichever is earlier.
- Every application must be submitted in a closed envelope mentioning therein the category and the post applied for on the bottom left corner, which shall have to reach the undersigned within 4:30 p.m. of 11.09.2019. Any application reaching the office after such time shall not be considered, even though the same may have been posted well in advance.
- For further announcements, all concerned are requested to follow the Court’s website www.calcuttahighcourt.gov.in
- In case of any dispute, the decision of the Hon’ble the Chief Justice shall be final.
- The Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. It has jurisdiction over the state of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The High Court building”s design is based on the Cloth Hall, Ypres, in Belgium. The court has a sanctioned judge strength of 72.
- The Calcutta high Court is one of the three High Courts in India established at the Presidency Towns by Letters patent granted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria, bearing date June 26, 1862, and is the oldest High Court in India. It was established as the High Court of Judicature at Fort William on July 1, 1862 under the High Courts Act, 1861, which was preceded by the Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William. Despite the name of the city having officially changed from Calcutta to Kolkata in 2001, the Court, as an institution retained the old name. The bill to rename it as Kolkata High Court was approved by the Cabinet on July 5, 2016 alongside renaming of its two other counterparts in Chennai and Mumbai However, the High Court still retains the old name.
- The seat of the Calcutta High Court is at Kolkata, capital of West Bengal. As per the Calcutta High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction) Act, 1953, the Calcutta High Court”s jurisdiction was extended to cover Chandernagore (now called Chandannagar) and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as of 2 May 1950. The Calcutta High Court extended its Circuit Bench in Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in Jalpaiguri, the headquarters of the Jalpaiguri division of West Bengal.
- Barnes Peacock was the first Chief Justice of the High Court. He assumed the charge when the court was founded on 1 July 1862. Romesh Chandra Mitter was the first Indian officiating Chief Justice and Phani Bhushan Chakravartti was the first Indian permanent Chief Justice of the court. The longest serving Chief Justice was Sankar Prasad Mitra.
- The neo-Gothic High Court building was constructed in 1872, ten years after the establishment of the court itself. The design, by then government architect Walter Granville, was loosely modelled on the 13th-century Cloth Hall at Ypres, Belgium.
- The High Court at Calcutta, formerly known as the High Court of Judicature at Fort William, was brought into existence by the Letters Patent dated 14th May, 1862, issued under the High Court’s Act, 1861, which provided that the jurisdiction and powers of the High Court were to be defined by Letters Patent. The High Court of Judicature at Fort William was formally opened on 1st July, 1862, with Sir Barnes Peacock as its first Chief Justice. Appointed on 2nd February, 1863, Justice Sumboo Nath Pandit was the first Indian to assume office as a Judge of the Calcutta High Court, followed by legal luminaries such as Justice Dwarka Nath Mitter, Justice Ramesh Chandra Mitter, Sir Chunder Madhab Ghosh, Sir Gooroodas Banerji, Sir Ashutosh Mookerjee and Justice P.B. Chakravartti who was the first Indian to become a permanent Chief Justice of the Calcutta High Court.
- The Calcutta High Court has the distinction of being the first High Court and one of the three Chartered High Courts to be set up in India, along with the High Courts of Bombay, Madras.
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