Madras High Court Office Assistant Recruitment



Madras High Court had released a notification to recruit the candidates for the Office Assistant post. A total number of 1911 vacancies. The Madras High Court is one of the top hiring bodies which is providing a huge number of opportunities for many candidates. 

  • The applicant must have passed class VIII from a recognized university.
  • The applicant will undergo 3 stages of the selection process – Written Examination, Practical Test & Oral Test.
  • The applicant who will be selected will get a salary between INR 15,700 – 50,000 per month.
Madras High Court Office Assistant Recruitment Overview of 2021
Recruiting BodyMadras High Court
PostOffice Assistant
Number of Vacancies1911
Application Start Date19th April 2021
Last Date to Apply09th July 2021
Written Exam Date31st July 2021
Physical Test25th and 26th September 2021

Madras High Court Office Assistant Vacancy for 2021

A total number of 1911 vacancies were released for Madras High Court Office Assistant Recruitment in 2021 Notification

Post Name Number of Vacancies
Office Assistant 1911

How to Apply for Madras High Court Office Assistant Recruitment?

 Below are the steps to apply for Madras High Court Recruitment.  

Step 1: Go to the Official Website.

Step 2: Register yourself by filling in the details – name, mobile number, email address, etc.

Step 3: Log in with the username & password.

Step 4: Fill in the mandatory details category, DOB , father’s name, address, educational details, etc.

Step 5: Attach the required documents & upload a passport size photograph.

Step 6: Pay the  fees and click on the submit button.

Step 7: Download the application form for future reference.

Application Fee

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Madras High Court Office Assistant Selection Process

The candidates will go through 3 stages of the selection process.

  • Written Examination
  • Practical Test
  • Oral Test

Common Written Examination

Written Examination is the first stage of the selection process. The exam will be of 50 marks. The marks obtained in the Written Examination will be only qualifying in nature.

Practical Test

The applicants who are qualified in the written examination are called for the Practical Test. It is conducted for 50 marks and the applicant  must get at least 15 marks. The practical test is conducted to test their skills in office maintenance; office well keeping, housekeeping, hygiene, house-hold articles maintenance, Office articles or equipment maintenance, other office duties, house-hold duties including food production, cooking, cleaning, food, and beverage service, etc.

Oral Test

The applicants who are qualified in the Practical Test will be called for the Oral Test. This is conducted for 10 marks. The minimum reservation mark is 3. The object of the Oral Test is to test the applicant with their mental alertness, skills, attitude, ethics, character, etc.

Madras High Court Office Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria plays an important role while selecting the applicant. The applicant who does not satisfy the eligibility criteria will be rejected by the authorities.

Age Criteria

Category of ApplicantMin. Age Max. Age 
For reserved categories i.e. SC/SC(A)/ST/ MBC&DC/BC/ BCM and Destitute Widows of all castes18 years35 years
For Unreserved categories18 years30 years
For In-Service candidates18 years45 years

Age Relaxation

However, the maximum age stated above does not apply for Differently Abled Persons and for Discharged/Serving Government. employees who are flexible to age relaxation as mentioned below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
Differently Abled PersonsUpto 10 years
Discharged/Serving Temporary Government Employees who have not completed forty years of age as on 1.07.2021The actual period of service completed under the Government of Tamil Nadu (whether continuous or non-continuous) up to the date of Notification.

Madras High Court Office Assistant Syllabus

To ace the Madras High Court Office Assistant Exam, it is really essential to know the detailed Madras High Court Office Assistant Syllabus. The syllabus for the written exam covers up to the 8th standard level syllabus of schools under the Tamil Nadu State Government.

Part AGeneral Knowledge(G.K)General knowledge(G.K) including:Current affairsBasic arithmetic abilitiesKnowledge in food and beverage serviceFood productionHouse-keepingHygieneTraffic rules and traffic signsOffice well keepingOffice maintenanceOffice articles and equipments maintenance etc
Part BGeneral TamilGeneral Tamil Language




Madras High Court Office Assistant Written Exam Pattern 

PartSubjectMarksQuestionsDurationMinimum Qualifying Marks
Part AGeneral Knowledge353575 Minutes11
Part BGeneral Tamil15154
  • A total of 50 questions are asked in the examination.
  • The exam will be of 50 marks.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The duration of the examination will be  75 minutes.

Madras High Court Office Assistant Salary Details

an applicant applying for Madras High Court Office Assistant and cracking it must be very eager in knowing the salary details. The official salary details have not been released yet, however, applicants can expect up to a basic pay between Rs. 15,700 to Rs. 50,000 for experienced employees. 

Madras High Court Office Assistant Recommended Books 

Book NameAuthor/Publication
General Knowledge 2021Arihant Experts
Objective General EnglishS.P Bakshi
Madras High Court Computer Operator, Typist, Assistant, Reader / Examiner & Xerox Operator Exam BooksSura College of Competition
TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam CCSE-1 General StudiesVVK Subburaj
Fast Track Objective ArithmeticRajesh Varma

Madras High Court Office Assistant FAQs

When will the Madras high court office assistant requirement be released in 2021?

It was released on 19th April 2021

What are the eligibility criteria for the madras high court office assessment?

Minimum age of 18 with a university degree can apply for the requirement.

Will the madras high court office assistant exam be bilingual?

Except for the tamil component, the exam will be bilingual

How many screening tries will be there ?

There will be a three-tried – screening method

will there be negative markings in the exam?

There will be no negative marking