Orissa High Court Junior Stenographer Bharti 2024 Notification Out, Apply Now!

The High Court of Orissa, Cuttack, has announced an exciting opportunity for aspiring candidates with its latest recruitment drive. Advertisement No.03/2024, dated 14th May 2024, calls for online applications to fill 35 Junior Stenographer (Group-‘C’) positions. This blog post provides a comprehensive guide to the recruitment process, including important dates, eligibility criteria, and application procedures.

Key Dates

  • Start of Online Application: 20th May 2024, 10:00 A.M.
  • End of Online Application: 18th June 2024, 11:59 P.M.

Vacancy Details

The recruitment drive aims to fill 35 posts of Junior Stenographer across various categories. Below is a detailed breakdown:

CategoryTotal PostsWomenPwDsEx-Servicemen

Note: Backlog vacancies for 1 PwD and 1 Ex-Serviceman will be considered while filling these positions.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 32 years as of 14th May 2024 (born between 15th May 1992 and 13th May 2003).

Age Relaxation:

  • SC/ST/SEBC/Women: 5 years
  • PwDs: 10 years (additional 5 years for SC/ST/SEBC candidates)
  • Ex-Servicemen: As per government rules

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree: From a recognized university
  • Shorthand and Typing Speed: Minimum speed of 80 words per minute in shorthand and 40 words per minute in typewriting
  • Computer Application: Adequate knowledge required

Examination Fee

  • General Candidates: Rs.500/-
  • SC/ST/PwDs: Exempted

Examination Process

1. Qualifying Test in English Subject (100 Marks)

  • Essay in English: 20 Marks
  • Translation (Odia to English): 20 Marks
  • Re-translation (English to Odia): 20 Marks
  • English Grammar: 40 Marks

2. Computer Application Test (100 Marks)

  • Theory: 50 Marks
  • Skill Test: 50 Marks

3. Skill Test (100 Marks)

  • Shorthand and Typewriting: Dictation of 400 words at 80 words per minute, transcription at 40 words per minute

Application Process

How to Apply

  1. Visit the Official Website: Orissa High Court
  2. Navigate to: Quick Links > Recruitment Corner > Examination Portal
  4. Follow the Instructions: Fill out the application form as per the guidelines provided.

Documents Required

  • Proof of Age (HSC or equivalent certificate)
  • Bachelor’s Degree certificate
  • Certificates for shorthand and typing speed
  • Computer Application knowledge certificate
  • Good character certificates
  • Recent passport-size photograph
  • Full signature
  • Aadhaar card
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Discharge certificate and affidavit (for Ex-Servicemen)
  • Medical or Disability certificate (for PwDs)
  • No Objection Certificate (for government servants)

Important Information

  • Incomplete Applications: Will be summarily rejected.
  • Multiple Applications: Only the latest application with a higher Acknowledgement Number will be considered.
  • Updates and Admit Cards: Available on the Orissa High Court Website.

Contact Information

For any queries, candidates may contact:

  • Telephone: 0671-2509788
  • Mobile: 9437498780
  • Timings: 10:30 A.M. to 05:00 P.M. on working days


This recruitment drive is a significant opportunity for eligible candidates to secure a prestigious position with the High Court of Orissa. Ensure you meet all the eligibility criteria and submit your application well before the deadline. Good luck!

For detailed information, please refer to the official notification.