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MHC Recruitment 2024 Notification, Apply Online for Office Assistant and Other Posts

Madras High Court has published a notification pdf for the recruitment of 2329 vacancies for Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer, Xerox Operator, Driver, Copyist Attender, Office Assistant, etc posts in all district courts of Tamil Nadu. The online registration process for MHC Recruitment 2024 is underway and the last date for submission of the application form is 27th May 2024. Scroll down the article for direct online application link for the Madras High Court Vacancy.

It is a golden opportunity for interested candidates who fulfill the required educational qualification and have completed a minimum age 18 years of to be part of the Madras High Court. The examination authority will conduct the Madras High Court exam in three phases i.e. Common Written Examinations, Skill Tests, and Viva-voce. Those who complete all three stages will be recruited for Office Assistant and Other Posts.

Madras High Court Recruitment 2024 Notification

The MHC Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF has been released on the official website of Madras High Court https://www.mhc.tn.gov.in/ along with the details regarding the recruitment drive. The candidates need to go through the details advertisement and ensure their eligibility for the released posts before submitting their application forms. Candidates who wish to get some additional information related to this Madras High Court Recruitment 2024 drive including eligibility, pay scale, exam pattern, selection process, etc., must go through this entire article.

MHC Recruitment 2024- Highlights

The Madras High Court is going to conduct the Madras High Court recruitment drive to fill 2329 vacancies for Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer etc posts in all district courts of Tamil Nadu. Interested candidates have a look at the below overview table to know more details regarding the Madras High Court Vacancy.

MHC Recruitment 2024- Highlights
Overview Madras High Court
Post Name Office Assistant, Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer etc
Vacancies 2329
Category Govt. Jobs
Mode of Application Online
Last Registration Date 27th May 2024
Selection Process Common Written Examinations, Skill Test and Viva-voce
Job Location Tamil Nadu
Official Website https://www.mhc.tn.gov.in/
Official Notification Download PDF

Important Dates

The online registration dates for Madras High Court Recruitment 2024 have been released along with the MHC Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF on the official website of https://www.mhc.tn.gov.in/. The online registration link for the Madras High Court Vacancy will remain active till 27th May 2024. Candidates can bookmark the dates to avoid any deadlines.

Last date to apply online: 27th May 2024
Last date to pay fees through Bank: 29th May 2024

Madras High Court Vacancy 2024

Madras High Court aims to fill 2329 vacancies for Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer, Xerox Operator, Driver, Copyist Attender, Office Assistant, Cleanliness worker/Scavenger, Gardener, Watchman / Nightwatchman, Nightwatchman – Masalchi, Watchman – Masalchi, Sweeper – Masalchi, Waterman / Waterwoman, Masalchi Posts through the recruitment drive. The posts wise vacancy details have been tabulated below in the table.

Post Name Vacancy
Examiner 60
Reader 11
Senior Bailiff 100
Junior Bailiff/ Process Server 242
Process Writer 01
Xerox Operator 53
Driver 27
Copyist Attender 16
Office Assistant 638
Cleanliness worker/Scavenger 202
Gardener 12
Watchman / Nightwatchman 459
Nightwatchman – Masalchi 85
Watchman – Masalchi 18
Sweeper – Masalchi 01
Waterman / Waterwoman 02
Masalchi 402
Total 2329

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Apply Online Form for MHC Vacancy 2024 

The MHC Vacancy 2024 application online link has been activated on the official website of https://www.mhc.tn.gov.in/. Applications will be accepted through online mode only, applications submitted through any other mode, viz., by post, courier, RPAD, e-mail, etc. will not be accepted under any circumstances. The last date to apply online for Madras High Court Recruitment is 27th May 2024. Candidates must keep handy all required documents and submit their application forms without waiting until the last registration date to avoid any kind of inconvenience at the last minute.

Madras High Court Application Fee

To complete the Madras High Court Application forms candidates have to submit the application fee as per their category.  Fee exemption is applicable only to candidates belonging to the State of Tamil Nadu.

  • Backward Classes (Other than Backward Class Muslims) / Backward Class Muslims / Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities / Others – Rs.500/-
  • Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes – Exemption
  • Differently Abled Persons and Destitute Widows of all Communities – Exemption

Steps to Apply Online for Madras High Court Recruitment 2024

Eligible candidates can apply for the MHC recruitment drive for various posts by the following the steps given below.

  1. First, the candidates must register themselves on the official website of Madras High Court at https://www.mhc.tn.gov.in/ by clicking on “Fresh Registration and Apply Online for the posts of Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff,Process Server, Process Writer, Driver, Office Assistant, Cleanliness worker etc., in all the Judicial Districts in the State of Tamil Nadu (Notification Nos.75 to 171/2024).”
  2. After the registration, you will get the username and password to log in to the portal to fill up complete application form.
  3. Click on “Login and Apply Online” link.
  4. Next, enter your personal information and upload scanned copies of passport-size photographs, signatures, education details and experience details on the next page.
  5. Now, upload the necessary documents required for the Madras High Court application as per your category and experiences.
  6. Next, complete the declaration and confirm all your details submitted through the application form.
  7. Now, applications who come in the bracket to pay fees will have the application fee as their next step.
  8. After the fee submission and uploading of your challan on the portal, your application will be finally submitted for the Madras High Court recruitment 2024.

Eligibility Criteria for MHC Recruitment 2024

Candidates applying for the Madras High Court Recruitment 2024 should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility parameters in terms of educational qualification and age limit. Candidates who don’t fulfill the required eligibility for the applied posts their application form will be rejected.

Educational Qualification

Candidates aspiring to apply online for Madras High Court Recruitment must ensure their education qualification for the posts. The posts-wise education qualification has been mentioned below in the table.

Post Name Educational Qualification
Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer Candidates must have passed the S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies or to College Courses of Studies.
Xerox Operator Candidates must have passed S.S.L.C. Public Examination or its equivalent with eligibility for admission to Higher Secondary Courses of Studies or to College Courses of Studies with practical experience for a period of not less than 6 months in the operation of Xerox machine.
Driver Candidates must have passed VIII standard AND Must possess a valid Driving License for driving Motor Vehicle issued by a competent authority under the Motor Vehicles Act with a practical experience of driving motor vehicle for a period of not less than five years.
Copyist Attender, Office Assistant Candidates must have passed VIII Standard or its equivalent on the date of notification
Special Qualification-  Must be able to ride a bicycle
Cleanliness worker/Scavenger, Gardener, Watchman / Nightwatchman, Nightwatchman – Masalchi, Watchman – Masalchi, Sweeper – Masalchi, Waterman / Waterwoman, Masalchi Candidates must be able to read and write Tamil

Age Limit (as on 01/07/2024)

Candidates must attend a minimum of 18 years as on 01.07.2024 to be eligible to apply online for the Madras High Court Vacancy 2024.

Category Maximum Age Candidates should not have been born on or before
Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyars), Scheduled Tribes and Destitute Widows of all castes 37 years 01.07.1987
Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities, Backward Classes (Other than Backward Class Muslims) and Backward Class Muslims. 34 years 01.07.1990
For Others /Unreserved Categories
[i.e., Candidates not belonging to SCs, SC(A)s, STs, MBCs/DCs, BCs and BCMs ]
32 years 01.07.1992

Selection Process for MHC Recruitment 2024 

The selection of candidates for Office Assistant, Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer, Xerox Operator, Driver, Copyist Attender, and other posts will be based on the Objective Type, Common Written Examination, Skill Test and Viva-voce exam. The final selection of the candidates will be made based on combined marks secured by the candidates in the written exam, skill test, and viva voce.

  • Common Written Examination: The Madras High Court will conduct the written exam for shortlisting the candidates for the next phase of the selection process i.e. Skill Test. Marks obtained in Part A and Part B will be considered together for shortlisting candidates for the skill test.
  • Skill Test (Required for Post): As per the merit list in the written exam in the ratio of 1:5 candidates will be called for a Skill Test to test their knowledge of in-office maintenance, House-keeping, hygiene, household articles maintenance, other household duties including food production, cooking, cleaning, food and beverage service, gardening skills, water conservation, basic principles of guarding the house/office etc. The skill test will be held at Chennai or any other place as decided by the  Judicial Recruitment Cell, High Court, Madras.
  • Viva-voce: As per merit based on the marks secured in the Common Written Examination and Skill Test, will be called for Viva-voce, in a ratio of 1: 3 candidates will be called to appear for the Viva-voce test.
Selection Stage Total Marks
Common Written examination 100 marks
Skill Test 70 marks
Viva-voce 30 marks

Madras High Court Exam Pattern 2024

Knowing the Madras High Court exam pattern, topics to be asked in the exam, marking scheme, and total no. of questions etc is important for every candidate preparing for the exam. Madras High Court Common Written Examination will consist of objective multiple-choice questions. Candidates can check the post-wise exam patterns from here.

Madras High Court Exam Pattern 2024 for Official Assistant and Other Posts

  • Written Examination will consist of two parts, Part- A and Part- B.
  • Part A includes the topics from General Tamil (Tamil Eligibility Test) and Part B questions asked from General knowledge.
  • The Madras High Court written exam consists of objective-type questions.
  • The questions in Part – ‘A’ will be in Tamil Language and questions in Part – ‘B’ will be in bilingual. (Both in English and Tamil Language).
Madras High Court Exam Pattern for Official Assistant, Copyist Attender, Cleanliness worker, Watchman and Other Posts
Part  Subject Total Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Part A General Tamil (Tamil
Eligibility Test)
50 50 02 hours
Part B General knowledge 50 50
Total 100 100

Madras High Court Exam Pattern 2024 for Bailiff and Other Posts

  • The exam consists of an objective type multiple choice OMR-based exam.
  • The common write exam will be divided into 3 parts i.e. Part 1 from General Tamil (Tamil Eligibility Test), Part B consists of topics from General Studies, Mental Ability, and Aptitude.
  • For each correct answer, a 01 mark will be provided.
  • The time duration of the exam will be 03 hours.
Madras High Court Exam Pattern for Examiner, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff, and Xerox Operator Posts
Parts Subjects No. of Questions Marks Exam Duration
Part A General Tamil (Tamil Eligibility Test) 50 50 3 hours (180 minutes)
Part B General Studies 120 120
Mental Ability
Aptitude
Total 170 170

Madras High Court Minimum Qualifying Marks

Part B in the written exam will be evaluated, only if the candidate secures a minimum qualifying mark in Part A is 40% (i.e., 20 Marks). The minimum qualifying marks in the written examination are in Part- A and Part- B are as follows:

  • Part A – Minimum Qualifying Marks – 20 (40 %)
  • Part B – Minimum Qualifying Marks – 20 (40 %)

Madras High Court Syllabus for all Posts

The syllabus and Exam Pattern is different for some posts. All candidates can check the post wise syllabus by clicking on the link given below.

Post Name Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Official Assistant, Copyist Attender, Cleanliness worker, Watchman, Watchman-cum-Masalchi, Masalchi-cum-Nightwatchman and Masalchi posts Click to Check
Examiner, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff, and Xerox Operator Click to Check

Madras High Court Salary 2024

Candidates who clear all stages of the selection process and will be appointed for office Assistant, Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer etc posts will be paid a monthly salary as mentioned in the notification pdf. The posts-wise salary details are tabulated below.

  • Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Driver – Rs.19,500 – 71,900/- (Pay Level- 8)
  • Junior Bailiff/ Process Server – Rs.19,000- 69,900/- (Pay Level- 7)
  • Xerox Operator, Process Writer – Rs.16,600- 60,800/- (Pay Level- 3)
  • Office Assistant, Copyist Attender, Cleanliness worker/Scavenger, Gardener, Watchman / Nightwatchman, Nightwatchman – Masalchi, Watchman – Masalchi, Sweeper – Masalchi, Waterman / Waterwoman, Masalchi – Rs.15700 – 58100/- (Pay Level- 1)

MHC Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1. How many vacancies are announced by Madras High Court Recruitment 2024?

A total 2329 vacancies for Examiner, Reader, Senior Bailiff, Junior Bailiff/ Process Server, Process Writer etc posts are announced by Madras High Court Recruitment 2024.

Q2. How can I apply online for Madras High Court Vacancy 2024?

Candidates can apply online for Madras High Court Vacancy 2024 from the official website of Madras High Court or direct link shared in the article.

Q3. What are the selection process for Madras High Court Recruitment 2024?

The selection of the candidates for various posts under Madras High Court Recruitment 2024 includes the Common Written Examination, Skill Test (required for posts) and Viva-voce exam.

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