Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which are the written test centres I can choose?

Following are the Examination Centres (CITIES):
Examination Centre

Note: The centres for the examinations as mentioned above are subject to change at the discretion of the Supreme Court of India (SCI). While every effort will be made to allot the candidates, the centre of his/ her choice for the examination, the SCI may at its discretion allot a different centre to the candidate in case sufficient candidates do not opt for a particular centre for any post or for any other administrative reason (s). No request for change of examination centre once allotted will be entertained and the candidate will have to appear at the allotted centre at his/ her expenses.

How much is Application Fee Amount and Bank Charges?

Following is the Application Fee:

  • Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of 200/- ( Two Hundred only). The fee once paid will NOT be refunded. For making payment through Credit/Debit Card (Master or Visa approved)/Internet Banking, Bank Charges as applicable in addition to the fees will be charged.

What are the methods to pay Application Fee?
Candidates are required to make online payment through Credit/Debit Card(Master or Visa approved)/Internet Banking. No other form of payment such as Cash Challan, Bank Draft etc. is permissible.

What is an auto generated Application Number?
An auto generated Application Number is a unique number allotted to you on successful submission of online application form and will appear on print version of the application form. This number will be required for accessing, downloading and printing the written examination and Interview call letter.

I have entered some incorrect details in the Online Application Form, How can I correct the same?
Candidates are requested to take utmost care while filling in the details in online application form. There is no provision for correcting the details entered in the online application form once the same is submitted. No such request will be entertained from email.

I did not receive the email intimation for registration of my application?
"Email-ID / User ID" ,"Date of Birth", "Post Applied" and "Password" are also sent by auto-response Confirmation emails. Delivery of these emails purely depends upon the correctness of E-Mail ID provided, Policy of your E-Mail Service Provider to accept and Divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails or bounce back such mails without accepting it due to heavy number of emails generated by our Applications. Therefore, please do not expect replies from us, if you do not receive such confirmation / auto-response Emails.

I did not receive the acknowledgement / reply to my email communication?
"Reply to" Email Id for the Application is created for the convenience of the Candidates for genuine communications. Please do not use this address to send back the emails for "Acknowledgment" etc. Our Email Server is configured to delete such emails automatically.

What details should I provide while writing for the problem?
Please write to us with the Subject line starting with 'Supreme Court of India – Law Clerk cum Research Assistant - XXXXXX’. For example, if your query is regarding online payment then please send us the mail with subject: Supreme Court of India - Law Clerk cum Research Assistant - Payment issue. Also do not forget to provide following details while writing to us: (1) APPLICATION NO. (in case allotted) (2) EMAIL-ID (3) DATE OF BIRTH (4) FULL NAME as entered in application. In case of application failure or any error message, we would like to have the screenshot of the error in JPG, GIF format or as MS Word file. Additionally, you may provide the PC Details including the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5 etc.) used.


All correspondence with candidates shall be done through e-mail only. All information regarding schedule / Written Test Admit Cards / Interview Call Letters etc. shall be provided through e-mail / uploading on the website of Supreme Court of India. Responsibility of receiving, downloading and printing of written test admit card / interview call letter / any other information shall be of the candidate only. Supreme Court of India will not be responsible for any loss of e-mail sent, due to invalid / wrong e-mail ID provided by the candidate or for delay / non-receipt of information if a candidate fails to access his / her email / website in time.