UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

86. If any question arises as to the age of a Judge of a High Court, the question shall be decided by :
(a) Chief Justice of India after consulting the Governor of the State
(b) President after consulting the Chief Justice of High Court of concerned High Court
(c) Chief Justice of High Court concerned after consulting the Governor of | the state.
(d) President after consulting the Chief Justice of India.

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Sandeep : According to Article 217 (3) of the Constitution of India

UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

35. Can a distinguished jurist, who neither remained an Advocate nor a Judicial Officer, be appointed as a Judge of Allahabad High Court:
(a) No
(b) Yes, if the collegium of Judges of Allahabad High Court recommends for that
(c) Yes, by the President of India after consultation with Chief Justice of India
(d) Yes, if the collegium of Supreme Court Judges recommends for that

Answer and Notes Answer is A

Explanation : Article 217 (2) of the Constitution of India lays down eligibility for becoming Judge of High Court.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

56. The correct number of High Courts in India is :
(a) 24 (b) 25
(c) 33 (d) 27

Answer and Notes Answer is B



Explanation: There are 25 High Courts in India. Recently created High Court is the High Court of Telangana. It was established on 1st January 2019. First Chief Justice of Telangana High Court is Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan.