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GUJARAT HIGH COURT DEPUTY SECTION OFFICER RECRUITMENT - Notification, eligibility, Important Dates, Admit Card and more 2021


The Gujarat High Court has released the Gujarat High Court official notification 2021, inviting new eligible candidates to fill 63 vacancies for Deputy Section Officer (DSO) in Gujarat High Court in Ahmedabad, Gujarat in India on a full-time basis.


Hiring organizationGujarat High Court
Name of the postDeputy Section Officer
Language of examinationEnglish
Job locationAhmedabad
Marking SchemeNegative Marking: -0.33 & Correct Answer: +1
Official website


Online Application submission start date16 July 2021
Last Date for Submission of Online Application06 August 2021
Payment of Fee04 May 2021
Elimination Test (Objective Type­ MCQs)10 October 2021
Main Written ExaminationDecember 2021


Education Qualification:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelors degree from a recognized University/ Institution.
  • They must have passed the 10th or 12th standard examination with English as one of the subjects.
  • The candidate must also have the requisite certificate concerning Basic knowledge of computers as prescribed by the State Government from time to time.

Age Limit:

  • Lower age limit- 18 years
  • Upper age limit- 35 years

As of the last date of submitting the online application form, i.e., 6 August 2021. The relaxations of the age limits shall be as follows:

Employees working in Subordinate Courts of the State of Gujarat/ any other High Court.5 years or to the extent of an equal number of years for which they have put in service, whichever is less.
Women5 years
Differently-Abled10 years
EWS, SEBC & ST Candidates (of Gujarat origin only)5 years
Ex­-ServicemenActual service rendered plus 3 years


  • The candidate must be a native Indian.

Marital Status:

  • A man having more than one wife living & a woman married to a previously married man are not eligible to apply.


SC, ST, SEBC, EWS, Differently-abled (PH) & Ex-ServicemenINR 350/-
OthersINR 700/-


  • Visit their official website (link is provided above).
  • Under current jobs, tap on the link for Deputy Section Officer.
  • Then, click on the "Apply Now".
  • Insert personal details, contact details, educational details, etc.
  • The candidates also need to upload the scanned image of their photograph (5cm x 3.6cm) with a size of 15kb & signature having (2.5cm x 7.5cm) with the same size in jpg format.
  • Pay the application fee & finish your application process.
  • Take a printout of your application form.


Gujarat High Court will shortly release the Gujarat High Court Deputy section officer Admit Card 2021 on its official website before the examination starts.


Category-wise breakupGeneralSTEWSSCSEBC
Category-wise breakup for womenGeneralSTEWSSCSEBC


The candidates need to appear for an Elimination Test first. All the EWS, ST, SEBC, Differently Abled Person (PH) & Ex-Servicemen candidates will have to score a minimum of 45 marks & all the other candidates shall have to secure a minimum of 50 marks on this test. The successful candidates will, after that attend the main written exam. Hence the selection will be made on the basis of two stages of selection:

  1. Elimination Test
  2. Main Written Examination


  • A total of 100 MCQs shall be asked for 100 marks.
  • There is be a negative marking of 0.33 for every incorrect answer.
  • The language of the question paper is strictly English (except the Gujarati Language section).

Elimination Test:

Indian History and Geography, General Knowledge, Sports, Arithmetic/ Mathematics, Current Affairs, Analytical Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, Mental Ability, Gujarati Language, English Language.1001002 hours

Mains Examination:

General English50
General Knowledge50
Total1003 hours


General KnowledgeIndian History and Geography, Current Affairs, Sports, States and Capitals, Countries, Capitals, and Currencies, Important Appointments, Culture, Summits and Head Quarters, Physics, Geography, Static GK, Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture, General Science, Politics, Agriculture, Economy, Space, Environment, Awards.
General EnglishAdjectives, Verbs, Clauses, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Sentence structure, Synonyms and Antonyms, Spot the error, Spellings, Vocabulary, Improvement, Verbal Comprehension passage, One word substitutions, Detecting Mis-spelt words, Idioms and phrases.
Arithmetic/ MathematicsLimit, continuity & differentiability, Trigonometry, Statistics and probability, Permutations and combinations, Matrices and determinants, Differential equations, Sets, relations, and functions, Complex numbers and quadratic equations, Sequences and series, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Three-dimensional geometry, Vector algebra, Coordinate geometry, Mathematical induction, Mathematical reasoning, Integral calculus.
Mental AbilityProfit and Loss, Data Interpretation, Time and Distance, Mixture and Allegation, Problems on Trains, Boats and Streams, Time and Work, Simple & Compound Interest, Discounts, Number System, Average, Percentages, H.C.F. and L.C.M., Ratios and Proportion, Pipes and Cisterns, Clocks and Calendars, Problems on Ages.
Computer KnowledgeComputer Software, Operating System, RAM, ROM, Computer Characteristics, etc., MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Gujarati LanguageSynonyms, Antonyms, Error Detection, Vocabulary, Fill in the Blanks, Grammar, Phrases, Plural Forms, Comprehension, Translation of Sentences, etc.


The results of shortlisted candidates shall be released by the Gujarat High Court after the completion of the the mains examination.


The Gujarat High Court deputy section officer recruitment 2021 cut-off hasn't yet been released by the conducting body. Keep checking the official website to stay up-to-date.


Candidates selected for Gujarat High Court Deputy Section Officer through Gujarat High Court Recruitment 2021 shall be paid an emolument of INR 39,900 per month as mentioned in the GHC DSO Notification 2021.


  1. Candidates must, first of all, analyze the complete syllabus of the examination. Understanding the syllabus & dividing the time according to that is the most important step while preparing.
  2. Candidates can download the previous years’ papers available on the official site & practice them thoroughly before appearing for the final examination. This will help the candidates understand the paper pattern and the types of questions asked in the exam.


Gujarat High Court Deputy Section Officer Aptitude question paperClick here
Gujarat High Court Deputy Section Officer Arithmetic question paperClick here
Gujarat High Court Deputy Section Officer Computer knowledge question paperClick here
Gujarat High Court Deputy Section Officer Arithmetic question paperClick here


Start where you are: If you think you are ready with your preparation plans for the examination, start with the topics you are not good at before it's too late. As the saying goes, 'Do not try to climb all the steps in one go'. Start the points, which require great significance now as you decide.

Use what you have: You shall not look for all-inclusive learning resources to prepare for the exam.

Do what you can: Be confident. Do what you can & Invest your heart & soul out. Eventually, success will be at your doorstep, for as they say, 'The starting point of all achievement is desire'.

Kindly pay attention and keep track of the dates written above. Carefully read about the exam pattern precisely. Remember, you are one step closer to your calling today!