Supreme Court of India has released the admit card for the engagement of Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant on a short-term contractual basis. The admit card was released on 18th March 2021. Candidates who have applied for the post can now download the Supreme Court of India Law Clerk Admit Card from the website or from the direct link provided in the article.
Supreme Court of India Law Clerk: Important Dates
|Organization||Supreme Court of India|
|Notification Number||No.F.21 (LC)/2021-SC (RC)|
|Notification Date||22 January 2021|
|Post Name||Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant|
The candidate must not be below the age of 18 years and above 27 years as of the last date of receipt of applications.
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor Degree in Law|
|Salary||Rs. 65,000/- per month|
|Commencement of on-line registration of application||01 February 2021|
|Last date to submit the Online Application||28 February 2021|
|Mode of Apply||Online|
|Mode of Selection||Written Test and Interview|
|Exam Date||04 April 2021|
|Admit Card Release||Available for Download|
Supreme Court of India Law Clerk Admit Card
- Visit the official site of the Supreme Court @main.sci.gov.in
- Click on the “Recruitment” tab on the home page.
- On the newly opened page, click on the link for ‘Download Admit Card for Written Test in connection with selection for engagement as Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant’.
- Enter details like Online Application No., Date of Birth, Email-ID.
- Submit to view the admit card.
- Download and take the printout.
Selection will be having two phases:
- Written Test and
On the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test, a merit list will be drawn and candidates will be short-listed. Short-listed candidates, three times of actual requirement, in the order of merit, will be called for an Interview. A final select list shall be prepared as per requirement on the basis of Written Test and Interview
Phase 1: Written Test
The Written Test will be conducted at Test Centers in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata.
Question Paper for the Written Test shall have the following components:
- Questions relating to General English and General Aptitude/Awareness: 50 marks
- Question relating to Indian Constitution, Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Civil Procedure Code, and Indian Evidence Act, etc. – 100 Marks
Phase 2: Interview
- The Interview will carry 30 marks with 15 marks being minimum qualifying marks.
- In addition to being a General Interview, the candidates will also be asked questions relating to Law.
The merit list shall be drawn wherefrom the Committee of Hon’ble Judges will recommend sufficient candidates, in order of merit, to be kept on the panel of Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistants for assignment during the next assignment session.
Duties and Responsibilities of a Law Clerk
- Preparing brief summary of fresh admission matter;
- Preparing synopsis of regular hearing matters;
- Sitting in the Court during the hearing of regular matters and noting down all the arguments;
- Carrying out research work for assisting the Hon’ble Judge in preparation of draft judgments;
- To assist the Hon’ble Judge to prepare speeches and academic papers; and
- To perform any other work as directed by the Hon’ble Judge.