The High Court of Delhi has officially postponed the Delhi Higher Judicial Service Mains Examination 2019. The written examination for recruitment of Junior Judicial Assistant/Restorer (Group C) was scheduled to be held on December 12 and 13, 2020. However, in a latest public notice released at the official website delhihighcourt.nic.in, the examination has been deferred. The High Court has indicated that the examination will be conducted on fresh dates to be intimated later. Candidates who qualified in the Prelims exam held earlier, have to wait for the Court to announce the new dates on which the exam will be conducted now.
The public notice released at the website of Delhi High Court indicated that the Delhi Higher Judicial Service Mains Examination (Written)-2019 is postponed due to the ongoing farmer’s protest in the Capital. As a result, there is a blockage in the movement of civilians across the borders of Delhi. In such a situation, the Mains exam can only be conducted after the situations go back to normal. The notice read “Fresh dates of the examination would be notified shortly“.
Check out the official public notice below
Delhi High Court announced 132 vacancies for the post of Jr. Judicial Assistant/Restorer (Group C) earlier this year. The online application process was closed on March 11, 2020, following which, the first stage of the selection process, i.e. the Prelims exam was held. Those who qualified in the Prelims have become eligible to appear in the Mains exam. However, this is not the first time that the Mains exam has been deferred this year.
Delhi Higher Judicial Service Main Examination 2019 was earlier scheduled to be held on March 14 and 15, 2020. However, in a public notice dates March 13, 2020, the High Court postponed the exam for the first time due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus pandemic. Recently in the month of October 2020, Delhi High Court announced in a public notice dated October 19, 2020 that the examination will be conducted in December. This is the second time that the examination has again been postponed and will not be held in on December 12 and 13, 2020 as announced earlier. Qualifiers of prelims are advised to keep a regular tab on the official website in order to know about the fresh exam dates when they are announced by the High Court.
On the brighter side, candidates have now more time to get over with last minute preparations although, the Mains exam has now been deferred by 09 months. There are 04 papers in the exam viz. Paper I, Paper II, Paper III and Paper IV. While the Paper I is based on General Knowledge and Language, the other papers are based on the subjects of Law-I, II and III respectively. For more information, refer to the detailed recruitment advertisement available at the official website.