The Society for Centralized Recruitment of State in Subordinate Courts (SSSC) functional under High Court of Punjab and Haryana has announced around 350 seats vacant for the post of Clerk in Subordinate Courts of Punjab. The candidate selected will work under District and Session judges of the state of Punjab with Pay Scale- Rs.10300-34800 + Rs. 3200/- Grade Pay. Application Form Procedure for Punjab and Haryana High Court Clerk Recruitment 2017 is over now.Interested candidates can check all the information related to the Recruitment of the Punjab and Haryana High Court Clerk on this page like Application Process, important dates, eligibility criteria, etc.
Latest: The Written Exam Result for the post of clerk has been declared, check it from the “Result” page link given in quick links.

Punjab and Haryana High Court Clerk Recruitment 2017

All the details related to this recruitment is available on this page. Candidates applying for Punjab and Haryana High Court Clerk Recruitment 2017 can check all the information before applying. Candidates can fill the applications as they are ongoing. If you want to apply then visit the official website at and complete the process before last date indicated.
Candidate can apply online From
04 Sep 2017
Last date/time for Registration Step-I
03 Oct 2017 02:00 pm
Last date for receipt of application fee
04 Oct 2017 (within banking hours )
Last date/time for Registration Step II
06 Oct 2017 11:59 pm
Last date for editing of applications
06 Oct 2017 11:59 pm
Exam date
19 Nov 2017
Punjab and Haryana High Court Recruitment Clerk 2017 Vacancy details
  • Clerk in the Subordinate Courts of Punjab – 350
Punjab and Haryana High Court Recruitment of Clerk 2017 Salary
The salary will be governed as per the latest rules and instructions adopted by Government of Punjab. The current pay scale is- Rs.10300-34800 + Rs. 3200/- Grade Pay in the subordinate courts of punjab.
Selection Process: Selection of the candidates will be based on the performance of the candidates in the written test.
How to Apply: Candidates have to apply online as per the given schedule from the official website.

Eligibility Criteria for Punjab and Haryana High Court Recruitment of Clerk 2017

(i) Age criteria: Minimum age limit is 18 years and maximum age limit is 45 years. The maximum age limit depends upon the category to which a candidate belongs. Let us see the age criteria quickly:-
  • General- min. 18 years and max. 37 years
  • SC/ BC/ OBC of Punjab – min.18 years and max. 42 years
  • In service employees- min. 18 and max. 45 years
  • Widow/ legally separated- min. 18 years and max. 40 years
(ii) Qualification requirement: Undergraduate degree in Arts or Science or equivalent from a recognised university.
(iii) Subject Requirement: Candidate must have studied Punjabi in matriculation as one of the subject.
(iv) other requirement: candidate must be proficient in computer operations such as Word processing and Worksheet.

E-Admit Card

Electronically generated Admit Cards will be uploaded on the website. You will get intimation through E-mails/SMS in this regard. Aspirants may download their E-Admit Cards by visiting the website and filtering details like registration ID and password. You will not receive this document by post. Paste a duly attested photograph on the admit card.

Exam Pattern

The test will be conducted in Offline mode. Candidates can expect 50 marks questions from General Knowledge and 50 marks questions based on English Composition. For correct answers 1 mark will be awarded and for incorrect answers 1/4th marks will be deducted. For questions not attempted, no credit will be given.

Maximum marks
General knowledge
50 marks
English Composition
50 marks
Minimum marks requirement
A candidate who appears in the written test must obtain at least 33% marks in each subject. Other than that in aggregate his/ her marks should be 40% or more combined together in both subjects. For instance, a candidate succeeds in attaining 33% marks in each subject but his/ her aggregate marks does not reach 40% than he/ she shall not be considered qualified.
Computer Proficiency Test
The central recruitment committee will call the candidates selected in written test to appear for stage-2 process. This is a CPT (Computer proficiency Test) it will take place in 2 parts
  • Part-I Word Processing- in this part, a candidate will be tested for his speed in typing on computer. A candidate will qualify this test, if she/ he achieves the speed of 30 wpm.
  • Part-II Spreadsheet- a candidate will qualify this test if he/she achieves a given task in spreadsheet.

Selection Procedure

A) Written Test: The aspirant is required to take a written test of 100 marks. You will get 50 questions from General Knowledge and 50 questions from English Composition. Those who receive 33% qualifying marks in each subject and 40% in aggregate will be declared qualified in the written examination. If a candidate does not get 40% in aggregate in both the subjects, he/ she shall not be considered for the post.
B) Computer Proficiency Test: The ones who clear the written test will proceed to appear for Computer Proficiency Test. Hon’ble Central Recruitment Committee will assess the proficiency of candidates in computer operations. This test will be mandatory. As the marks obtained in this test will be counted in preparing the merit list of the qualified candidates.
C) Document Verification: Recommended candidates by the committee shall undergo through document verification. You must bring your original testimonials for checking. List of candidates selected will be published on the official website. Marks obtained in all the stages will be clubbed.