Ramakanta Biswas

News Highlights

  • Vacancies for Group C posts in Orissa High Court's establishment
  • Online application process for the posts will begin tomorrow (August 5)

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday issued an advertisement for recruitment to the posts of Junior Stenographer in Group-C in the High Court's establishment.

The online application for the posts will be made available on the website https://www.orissahighcourt.nic.in from tomorrow (August 5). The last date for submission of the online application is September 4.

A total of 29 posts of Junior Stenographer will be filled up in Group-C in the scale of pay of Rs 25,500 – Rs 81,100 in Level-7 with usual Dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by the Government of Odisha from time to time. 

The recruitment shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of "The High Court of Orissa (Appointment of Staff and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2Ol9 and The High Court of Orissa (Appointment of Staffs and Conditions of Service) (Amendment) Rules, 2021," the registrar of the HC said in the notification.  

Vacancy Position:

Educational Qualification: 

A candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum speed of 80 words per minute in shorthand and 40 words per minute in typewriting/ transcription on a computer. He/ she should have adequate knowledge in Computer applications.

Examination Fee:

A candidate is required to pay a non-refundable and non-adjustable fee of Rs. 50O/- (Rupees five hundred) only through online by using debit card/credit card/net banking system. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe and Persons with Disability are exempted from payment of examination fee.


A candidate must be above 21 (twenty-one) years of age and below 32 (thirty-two) years of age on the 1"t date of August 2021. The upper age is relaxable up to 5 years in case of SC, ST, SEBC & Women and upto 10 years for PwDs. 

Persons with disabilities belonging to SC/ST/SEBC categories are eligible to get cumulative age relaxation of 15 years i.e. 10 years under the PwD category and 5 years under SC/ST/SEBC category. Age relaxation for Ex-servicemen candidates for availing relaxation and reservation benefits will be as per government rules prescribed for the purpose. 

Provided that, a candidate who comes under more than one category, he/she will be eligible for only one age relaxation benefit, which shall be considered most beneficial to him/her.

Syllabus Of Examination:

The Recruitment Examination for the post of Junior Stenographer shall comprise of Qualifying Test in English Subject and Computer Application Test (qualifying in nature) and Skill Test. The Qualifying Test in English Subject - 100 marks (1.30 hours duration).
A general category candidate securing less than 35 per centum of marks and reserved categories under SC & ST candidates securing less than 30 per centum of Marks in the above-written test shall be disqualified for appearing the

Computer Application Test.

Those who qualify in English Subject Test shall be called to participate in the Computer Application Test.  Computer Application Test (Qualifying in nature):

A candidate securing less than 50% of marks in the Computer Application Test shall be disqualified and a candidate who does not qualify in the computer Application Test, shall not be called to participate in the Skill Test. 
Short Hand and Type Writing Test: The dictation of an English passage containing 400 words shall be made at a speed of 80 words per minute and transcription on a Computer at a speed of 40 words per minute. 
How To Apply:
Applications should be submitted ONLINE in the prescribed format only by logging into the official website of the Orissa High Court www.orissahighcourt.nic.in (Recruitment Corner).

Incomplete/incorrect application(s) submitted through modes other than the prescribed ONLINE format will not be entertained and will be summarily rejected without assigning any reason.