The High Court of Bombay is inviting online applications for the post of Stenographer (LG), Junior Clerks and Peon/Hamal in various District Courts. A total of 8921 vacancies has been released for the given posts. The application form has been released on March 28, 2018, at bombayhighcourt.nic.in. The last date to submit the application form is April 10, 2018.

As per the notification, 01% of the posts are reserved for persons with disability, that is to say, 1% for those whose one leg is affected, as per a High Court Notification.


The candidates can apply for several posts through a single application. Out of the total 8921 vacancies, the Bombay High Court will recruit 1013 Stenographers, 4738 Junior Clerks, and 3170 Peons or Hamals.

The screening test for the posts of Junior Clerk and Peons or Hamals will be held on May 06, 2018 and the result will be released on May 10, 2018. There is no screening test for the post of Stenographer.

To apply for the post of Stenographer, the candidate must have passed SSC Board Examination. The However, Bombay High Court, will give preference to Graduate and Law Graduates of any recognized University in any faculty. Also, the aspirant must have passed Government Commercial Certificate Examination, or examination conducted by the Govt Board or ITI of Shorthand speed of 100 wpm and minimum English typing speed of 40 wpm and Marathi Typing with speed of 30 wpm and Marathi shorthand speed of 80 wpm.

Another minimum requirement for the post of Stenographer is that the candidate must possess the Computer knowledge Certificate of any of the following Institutes, such as, a) DOEACC/NIELIT b)    University c) C­DAC d) MS­CIT e) Vocational Course – State Government f) Vocational Course-Central Government g) ITI – Central Government h) ITI – State Government i) Technical Board. Lastly, the candidate should not have the total number of living children more than 02 due to the children born after March 28, 2006.

The eligibility criteria for the post of Junior Clerk is same as Stenographer except for then Typing test. For those who wish to apply for Junior Clerk post, must have passed Government Commercial Certificate Examination, or examination conducted by Government Board or ITI for English Typing with speed of 40 wpm and Marathi Typing with speed of 30 wpm.

For the post of Peon or Hamal, the candidate must have passed Class 07th and should not have the total number of living children more than 02 due to the children born after March 28, 2006.

The age limit is similar for all the posts, i.e., the candidate should not be less than 18 year and more than 38 years of age (43 years in case of SC/ ST/ OBC/ Special Backward Class). However, for the Physically Handicapped persons, the upper age limit is relaxed upto 45 years.

The finally selected candidates for the posts of Stenographer will be given a pay scale of Rs. 9300­34800+4300 GP. While for the post of Junior Clerk the pay scale is Rs. 5200­20200+1900 GP, and for the post of Peon/ Hamal is Rs.4440 –7440 + 1300 GP.

The Screening Test for Junior Clerk will include 20 MCQ questions of 40 marks, and for the post of Peon, the paper will consist of 15 MCQ questions of 30 marks. The test will include questions from General   Knowledge including knowledge of History, Civics, Science, Geography, Sports, Literature, Grammar and Current Events. Questions related to Computer Knowledge shall also be included in the screening test for Stenographer.

The last stage of the recruitment is Interview and Document Verification. Those who will qualify this last stage will be finally appointed for their respective post.

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