MHC 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Law Clerk Posts


Madras High Court 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. MHC inviting applications for the positions of Law Clerk. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 10th September, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Law Clerk - 37 Posts 

Job Location - Madurai and Chennai

Education Qualification :

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for filling up of 37 vacancies of Law Clerks to the Hon'ble Judges, High Court, Madras (both in the Principal Seat at Madras and at Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, Madurai), on adhoc basis, for a period of one year.

1. Position: Law Clerks

2. No of Posts: 37

3. Eligibility criteria:

a. Candidate should be a Graduate in Law (under 10+2+3+3 or 10+2+5 pattern) from the recognized Universities in the Indian Union and recognized by the Bar Council of India for admission as Advocate or Attorney of an Indian Court. Candidates who have passed all his/her Examinations, while studying law, within the duration of their course are alone eligible to apply.

b. Candidates who have obtained his/her Law Degree during the academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, are only eligible to apply for the assignment as Law Clerk to the Hon'ble Judges. Candidates pursuing Post Graduate Degree in Law or any other Degrees or Programmes requiring their compulsory attendance elsewhere are not eligible to apply for the assignment as Law Clerk.

4. Place of posting:- Selected Candidates will be posted either in the Principal Seat at Madras or at Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, Madurai and are also liable to be transferred vice versa in case Of administrative exigencies.

5. Nature of work:- The assignment as Law Clerk is on frill time basis. Law Clerks will have to assist Hon'ble Judges not only in the Judicial work but also in their Administrative work as follows

6. Period of assignment and de-assignment: Law Clerks will be adhoc appointees and their engagement shall be initially for a period of one year from the date of their taking up their assignment, which may be extended for a further period Of not exceeding one more year, subject to the approval of the Hon'ble The Chief Justice or the Committee nominated by the Hon'ble The Chief Justice. However, the assignment of any Law Clerk may be discontinued even before the completion ofone year, without notice.The Candidates should join their assignment of Law Clerk within the period specified in their order of appointment. No request for extension of time for joining the assignment of Law Clerk will be entertained, under any circumstances.

7. Honorarium:

(i) Each Law Clerk shall be paid a consolidated amount of Rs.30,000/- (Rupees Thirty Thousand Only) per month as Honorarium for their assignment. In case any unusual / force majeure occasion, like corona, etc., arises in future, making it impossible for Law Clerks to attend Chambers or Courts of the Hon'ble Judges, to whom they are attached, only 50% of the amount will be paid to them, as monthly honorarium.

(ii) Law Clerks shall not be entitled to any other allowances or perks.


Should not have attained the age of 30 years as on 01.07.2021.

Selection Procedure :

(i) The eligible candidates will have to appear for viva voce test at Chennai.

(ii) No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for attending the viva voce.

How to Apply :

1. Candidates are required to take a printout of the Application Form from the Official website of the Madras High Court ( and submit their applications duly signed with full particulars.

2. Except the Application Form hosted in the official website of the Madras High Court, no other application form should be made use of by the candidates.

3. Candidates should submit their application by two means, viz. through e-mail on or before 10.09.02021 and through post on or before 13.09.2021. Omission Of any one method will lead to rejection of application. The right to call for appearance before the Hon'ble Committee is reserved. Incomplete applications, applications not in the prescribed form and applications received after the due date, will be summarily rejected and no further correspondence in this regard will be entertained. 

Official Notification

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