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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Supreme Court Law Clerk Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    to be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    to be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

To take the Supreme Court Law Clerk Recruitment exam, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements. Two parts of the eligibility criteria are as follows:

Supreme Court Law Clerk Education Qualifications

Candidates who wish to take the Supreme Court Law Clerk Recruitment exam 2022 must possess the following educational qualifications:

  • For enlistment as an Advocate, the candidate must have completed Graduation in Law (as of the date of the interview) from any recognized School/College/University/Institution established by law in India and recognized by the Bar Council of India.
  • Candidates enrolled in the 5th year of the Five-Year Integrated Law Course are also eligible to apply, but must provide proof of law qualification at the time of interview/before beginning work as a Law Clerk-cum-Research Assistant.

Supreme Court Law Clerk Age Limit

  • The age range for the Supreme Court Law Clerk position is 18 to 27 years. Candidates must be between these ages to be considered for the position. Notably, the age stated on the candidate's Xth admit card or passing certificate will be accepted.
  • Candidates from reservation backgrounds are given some leeway in age limit.
  • Candidates must provide their date of birth as it appears on their 10th-grade certificate.

Supreme Court Law Clerk Overall Eligibility Criteria

The following table lists the age limit, the number of attempts, and other essential eligibility requirements:

Particulars Details
Age Limit 18 to 27 years
Nationality A Citizen of India
Experience The candidate must be familiar with computers, including the ability to retrieve desired information from various search engines/processes such as SCC Online, Manupatra, Westlaw, LexisNexis, and others.
Number of Attempts As long as candidates satisfy all the eligibility criteria
Important Points Relaxation in Age limit given to candidates based on the category they belong to
Exam Pattern

The Supreme Court Law Clerk Written Examination is conducted in two stages. The first stage contains questions from subjects such as Elementary Knowledge of General English, Criminal Law, and so on will be asked, whereas the second stage will be a shorthand test. Check the topic covered in each stage below:

Stage Question type Topics Covered
STAGE – I Multiple Choice Questions/Objective Type Test Elementary Knowledge of English
General Studies
Civil and Criminal Law
Basic Knowledge of Computers
General Knowledge
Subjective Type Test Shorthand to English translation of a passage
STAGE – II Subjective Type Test ShortHand Test
Subjective Type Test Computer Knowledge Test

Supreme Court Law Clerk Interview Pattern

An interview will be conducted to finalize the selection of candidates as Supreme Court Law Clerk/Research Assistant.


Supreme Court Law Clerk English Syllabus

The General English section will include multiple-choice questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Comprehension Passage
  • Spellings/ Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Active and Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Spot the Error
  • Common Error
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences
  • Conversions
  • Antonyms

Supreme Court Law Clerk Criminal Law Syllabus

The Criminal Law section will include multiple-choice questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act

Supreme Court Law Clerk Civil Law Syllabus

The Civil Law section will include multiple-choice questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Delhi Rent Control
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Law of Torts
  • Indian Sale Goods Act
  • Indian Partnership Act
  • Muslim and Hindu Law
  • Law of Registration
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Civil Procedure Code
  • Law of Evidence
  • Law of Limitation

Supreme Court Law Clerk Computer Law Syllabus

The Computer Law section will include objective questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • MS Word and Microsoft OneNote
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • MS Project
  • MS Visio and MS Excel
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Workplace Productivity Tools
  • Computer Networks

Supreme Court Law Clerk General Studies Syllabus

The General Studies section will include objective questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Books and Authors
  • Banking Awareness
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • International & National Organizations
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Important Days
  • Sports
  • Awards and Honors
  • Abbreviations
  • Union Budget
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Five Year Plans

Supreme Court Law Clerk General Knowledge Syllabus

The General Knowledge section will include objective questions. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Important National Facts
  • Culture and Religion
  • Heritage and Arts
  • Books and Authors
  • History
  • Flower
  • Defense
  • Important Awards and Honours
  • Currencies
  • Dance

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