SSC CGL Study Notes: Polity (High Courts in India)

Polity Notes for SSC GGL Exam

High Courts in India


Overview


  • There are 24 High Courts in India
  • The Calcutta High Court, established in 1862, is the oldest High Court in India. The Bombay and Madras High Courts were also established in the same year
  • The newest High Courts are the Tripura High Court,Meghalaya High Court and Manipur High Court, all established in the year 2013
  • The Bombay, Madras and Calcutta High Courts are the three Chartered High Courts in India
  • The Madras Law Journal, published from the Madras High Court, was the first journal in India dedicated to reporting judgements of a Court (1891)

Jurisdiction of High Courts


  • Each High Court has jurisdiction over a particular state(s) and/or Union Territory(ies)
  • High Courts have original and appellate jurisdiction. High Courts also have jurisdiction over writs States are divided into judicial districts, presided over by a District Judge or a Sessions Judge, who is the highest judicial authority below the High Court.The presiding judge is called District Judge when he presides over a civil case, and called a Sessions Judge when presiding over a criminal case.
  • The High Court is a court of record.Cases relating to admiralty, marriage and contempt of court are referred directly to the High Court

Judges and Benches


The Judges of a High Court are appointed by the President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the Governor of the state.The number of Judges in a High Court is decided based on the number of cases instituted and disposed. High Courts that handle a large number of cases from a particular region, may establish a permanent Bench there. Benches are present in states that come under the jurisdiction of Courts outside its territory.Circuit Benches are temporary courts that hold proceedings for a few months every year

High court In India


State or Union territories
Indian Courts
Principal Seat / (Bench having State jurisdiction)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Calcutta High Court
Kolkata (Bench at Port Blair)
Arunachal Pradesh
Gauhati High Court
Guwahati (Bench at Itanagar)
Andhra Pradesh
High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Assam
Gauhati High Court
Guwahati
Bihar
Patna High Court
Patna
Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh High Court
Bilaspur
Chandigarh
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Chandigarh
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Bombay High Court
Mumbai
Daman and Diu
Bombay High Court
Mumbai
National Capital Territory of Delhi
Delhi High Court
New Delhi
Goa
Bombay High Court
Mumbai (Bench at Panaji)
Gujarat
Gujarat High Court
Ahmedabad
Haryana
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh High Court
Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir High Court
Srinagar/Jammu
Jharkhand
Jharkhand High Court
Ranchi
Karnataka
Karnataka High Court
Bengaluru (Bench at Dharwad and Gulbarga)
Kerala
Kerala High Court
Kochi
Lakshadweep
Kerala High Court
Kochi
Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh High Court
Jabalpur (Bench at Gwalior and Indore)
Maharashtra
Bombay High Court
Mumbai (Bench at Aurangabad and Nagpur)
Manipur
Manipur High Court
Imphal
Meghalaya
Meghalaya High Court
Shillong
Mizoram
Gauhati High Court
Guwahati (Bench at Aizawl)
Nagaland
Gauhati High Court
Guwahati (Bench at Kohima)
Odisha
Orissa High Court
Cuttack
Puducherry
Madras High Court
Chennai
Punjab
Punjab and Haryana High Court
Chandigarh
Rajasthan
Rajasthan High Court
Jodhpur (Bench at Jaipur)
Sikkim
Sikkim High Court
Gangtok
Tamil Nadu
Madras High Court
Chennai (Bench at Madurai)
Telangana
High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Tripura
Tripura High Court
Agartala
Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand High Court
Nainital
Uttar Pradesh
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad (Bench at Lucknow)
West Bengal
Calcutta High Court
Kolkatta

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