High Court of Himachal Pradesh

The High Court of Himachal Pradesh is located in the city of Shimla, the capital and the largest city of the Himachal Pradesh state. For this reason, it is also known as Shimla High Court. It was founded in August 1948 and has a sanctioned judge strength of 9 including the chief justice who was the Hon’ble Mr. KS Hegde. Do you want to know more about the High Court of Himachal Pradesh? Next we talk about the composition of the court and its system of recruitment.

Composition of the HP High Court

In 1971 the Himachal Pradesh High Court achieved stability by establishing itself at its headquarters in Revenswood, Shimla. The first Chief Justice was the Hon’ble Mr. Judge MH Beg, and he was accompanied by two other principal judges, the honorable Lord Judge DB Lal and the Honorable Judge CR Thakur. After the Judgement check the HP High court Case status in online in the official website.

Currently Chief Justice of this High Court is the Hon’ble Mr. Justice Mansoor Ahmad Mir, who has been in office since June 2014. The sanctioned judge strength of the Supreme Court of Himachal Pradesh is thirteen, including the president of the Supreme Court, and counts on eight sitting judges.

If the Case finds an issue on closing at Himachal Pradesh High Court then having an option to transfer the cases to Supreme Court of India

The Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh

HP Chief justice
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As we said earlier, this position is held by Hon’ble Mansoor Ahmad Mir, who was born on April 25, 1955 in the village of Rajpora in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He studied law at Kashmir University, graduating in 1978. He began to practice as a lawyer and after 14 years began to work in the judicial services of Jammu and Kashmir, in 1992. In 2005 he obtained the position of Additional Judge of this same court, being promoted to Permanent Judge two years later.

In 2013 he was transferred to the High Court of Himachal and Pradesh, and held the position of Acting Chief Justice for one year, to be appointed Chief Justice of Himachal Paradesh in June 2014.

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HP High Court Recruitment

If you are looking for a job in the judicial or administrative area, do not hesitate to review the job offers presented in the “HP High Court Recruitment” section in the court website. These are updated often with all the vacant positions of the moment and all the requirements you need to apply.

Seven positions for Stenographer have been recently offered, for which there is an opportunity to apply until May 19 of the current year 2018. Some of the requirements for the position are:

  • Fulfill an age range between 18 and 45 years.
  • Possessing Graduation degree from a recognized University

Three years as StenoTypist or Judgment Writer or Stenographer in any Government office or reputed Organization.

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Himachal Pradesh High Court Website: http://hphighcourt.nic.in

Himachal Pradesh High Court Contact Numbers: 0177-26508000177-2653625

Himachal Pradesh High Court Email Address: hicourt-hp@nic.in

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