The High Court of Kerala invites application from eligible candidates for the post of Munsiff-Magistrate in Kerala Judicial Service against NCA and Regular vacancy.

No of post: 47 [NCA-05(ST), Regular- 42]

Salary: Rs. 27700-44770

Essential qualification:

  • Shall be a citizen of India.
  • Shall be a holder of a degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrolment as an Advocate.
  • Shall not have completed 35 years of age on the first day of January, 2022. The upper age limit shall be raised by five years in the case of candidates belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or adult members of such castes and their children when such adult members are converted to other religions, or Scheduled Tribes and by three years in the case of candidates belonging to any of the Other Backward Classes, as provided in Rule 10(c) of Part Il of Kerala State and Subordinate Services Rules, 1958.
  • Shall be of good character.
  • Shall be of sound health having no bodily infirmities, which renders him/her unfit for appointment.

Examination fees: Rs.1000/- (no fees for SC/ST/ Unemployed person with a disability)

How to apply:

  • The online application process has two parts - Step-I and Step-HI. 'Step-I /New Applicant' is the first part for registration of the applicants. 'Step-Il/Registered Applicant' is the second part of the process for those applicants who have completed Step-I. A candidate's online application is complete only if he/she completes both the steps which includes the submission of application by clicking the 'FINAL SUBMISSION' option available in Step -II process and payment of application fee.
  • Eligible candidates are required to apply only 'ONLINE' through the website To start the process, the candidates should click the link "Step-/ New Applicant' in the web page or the 'Apply Online' button available against the notification link. This will take the candidate to the next page where the options of 'POSTS' are displayed. The candidates can access the RECRUITMENT OF MUNSIFF-MAGISTRATE main page (hereafter called the main page) by clicking the option 'Munsiff-Magistrate' available there. Before proceeding further, the candidate should read the detailed notification in the home page and How to Apply Guidelines for Photograph & Signature, FAQ and Sample _Application Form provided in the main page. He/She should also be ready with his/her scanned Photograph & Signature as specified in clause (j) below or in Guidelines for Photograph & Signature (in a pen drive or CD) and the details to be filled in the online application. No other means/modes of application will be accepted.

Last date to apply: 15th March 2022

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