What is the salary of the High Court Judges in India?

By Ritesh|Updated : September 6th, 2022

The President of India appoints judges to the High Court. Any judge assigned to a High Court must be approved by him alone. He may speak with the state's governor, the acting chief justice of India, and the state's high court chief justice.

  • Additionally, a High Court judge may be transferred to other High Courts.
  • The Chief Justice of India will make the final decision.
  • The goal of judge transfers is to guarantee a fair and proper trial for each case heard in a court of law.

High Court Judges In India - Salary

Judges' monthly salaries, excluding their sumptuary allowance, are

  • Chief Justice of High Court - Rs 2,50,000
  • Other Judges of High Court - Rs 2,25,000

Qualifications for High Court Judge:

To be appointed as a judge in any High court in India, a candidate must meet a set of requirements. The set of qualifications needed to select judges for the High Court are listed below:

Any of the following criteria must be met:

  • The candidate must have more than five years of bar experience.
  • He must have served the Zila court for at least three years and as a public servant for more than ten years.
  • He should be a pleader in any High Court who has practised for more than ten years.
  • The volunteer should not be older than 62.


What is the salary of the High Court Judges in India?

The salary of the High Court Judges in India (in addition to their sumptuary stipend) are:

  • Chief Justice of the High Court: Rs. 2,50,000
  • Other High Court Judges: Rs. 2,25,000.


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