how to become a judge in india ?


How to become a Judge?

Judges are in charge of making a final verdict. They hold the topmost authority and are expected to analyse the evidence presented and deliver an unbiased verdict by listening to the hearing of the case. A Judge has to stay neutral to give a correct verdict.

An individual wishing to be a Judge must acquire at least an LLB. They are also required to be an Indian National and clear the Judicial Services Examination. The job of a Judge brings lots of respect and responsibilities along with it. A Judge of any court is considered to be honourable, impartial and of high stature.

To become a Judge in India candidates must clear government lawyer exam in India, ie., Judicial Service Examination conducted by the Public Service Commission of the respective States. Judicial Service Examination is conducted as three stages.

Preliminary Examination

Final Examination

Personality Test

Step to become a Judge

Pass 12th class

Earn bachelor degree in law

Choose specialization of law 

enrolled as an advocate in the roll of Bar Council 

Do an internship

Gain work experience of 5 to 7 years

Earn master degree

Minimum Education

Bachelor degree in law 

Candidate must be enrolled as an advocate in the roll of Bar Council of any State or Union Territory in India on the date of advertisement for the examination.

Applicant must be a citizen of India.

An aspirant must fall under the age bracket prescribed by the authorities. It varies from state to state.

A lawyer has to minimum 7 years of experience in Court.

To get enrolled in any of these positions, an individual must fulfil the prescribed eligibility requirements and skills. 


The average salary earned by a Judge is around ₹ 1,325,000 per annum. 

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