Kerala High Court Recruitment 2024 – Apply Online for Section Officer/Court Officer Posts

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The Kerala High Court has announced a job notification for the recruitment of 02 Section Officer/Court Officer positions. This special recruitment drive is exclusively for SC/ST candidates. Eligible candidates can apply online from July 3, 2024, to July 31, 2024. Below are the key details of the recruitment:

Organization: Kerala High Court
Post Name: Section Officer/Court Officer
Job Type: Kerala Govt
Recruitment Type: Special Recruitment (SC/ST)
Advt No: HCKL/4505/2024-REC1
Vacancies: 02
Job Location: Kerala
Salary: Rs.51,400 – Rs.1,10,300 per month
Mode of Application: Online
Application Start Date: 03 July 2024
Last Date to Apply: 31 July 2024

Important Dates

  • Starting Date to Apply: 03 July 2024
  • Last Date to Apply: 31 July 2024

Vacancy Details

  • Section Officer/Court Officer: 02 Posts

The ranked list prepared pursuant to this notification shall remain in force for a minimum period of one year from the date on which it is brought into force and shall continue to remain in force until the publication of a fresh list or till the expiry of two years, whichever is earlier. Vacancies that may arise during the period of validity of the ranked list shall also be filled up from the list.

Salary Details

  • Section Officer/Court Officer: Rs.51,400 – Rs.1,10,300 per month

Age Limit

  • Candidates born between 02/01/1983 and 01/01/2006 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply (No other relaxation in age is applicable).


  • Law Degree: Awarded or recognised by any of the Universities in Kerala. The candidates appointed to the service will have to acquire the following qualifications within the period of probation:
    • High Court Office Procedure Test
    • Account Test (Lower)

Application Fee

  • Candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.

Selection Process

  1. Written Test: Objective test to be answered in OMR sheet (75 minutes duration; Total 100 marks)
    • General Knowledge: 25 Marks
    • English: 25 Marks
    • The Limitation Act, 1963: 20 Marks
    • The Kerala Court Fees and Suits Valuation Act, 1959: 30 Marks
    Each question carries 1 mark, and for every incorrect answer, ¼ mark will be deducted.
  2. Interview: 10 marks. Minimum 35% marks in the interview required to be included in the ranked list.The number of candidates to be included in the shortlist for the interview will be decided by the Chief Justice having regard to the number of vacancies.
  3. Examination Centres: Ernakulam

How to Apply

  1. Visit the official website:
  2. Find the Section Officer/Court Officer Job Notification in the “Recruitment / Career / Advertising Menu” and click on it.
  3. Download the official notification and read it carefully.
  4. Click on the Apply Online link.
  5. Fill in the required details correctly and upload all necessary documents.
  6. Verify the details and submit the application.
  7. If required, make the payment as per the notification mode. Otherwise, proceed to the next step.
  8. Take a printout of the application and keep it safe for future reference.

Ensure that you read the full notification carefully and meet the eligibility criteria before applying. Best of luck!

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