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Many Teaching Aspirants must have a clear understanding of the basic legal and judiciary system of India as often questions are asked from these sections. One such important topic is the High Courts List of India. The candidates who are preparing for teaching exams must learn by heart the All High Courts Name in India and other essential information about it. In this article, the candidates will find all the essential information and facts about the High Courts List.

How Many High Courts in India?

One of the pertinent questions is “How Many High Courts in India are there”. There are 25 High Courts in India. Among the 25 High Courts in India, 6 High Court have control over more than one State/UT. The High Courts are the highest judicial body in every state of India. According to Article 214, every state should have a High Court. Although, according to the 231 more than one or more states and/or union territories can have a common High Court.

All High Courts Name in India

Here is a High Courts List of India mentioned in detail in the following table. The candidates can find further information such as the year of establishment, jurisdiction, seat and bench of the High Courts. Check out the table for detailed information for clarity.

Est. High Court Jurisdiction Seat Benches
1862 Bombay Maharashtra

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Daman & Diu

Goa

Mumbai Panaji,

Aurangabad,

Nagpur

1862 Kolkata West Bengal

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Kolkata Port Blair
1862 Madras Tamil Nadu

Pondichery

Chennai Madurai
1866 Allahabad Uttar Pradesh Prayajraj Lucknow
1866 Karnataka Karnataka Bengaluru Dharwad

Gulbarga

1916 Patna Bihar Patna
1948 Guwahati Assam

Nagaland

Mizoram

Arunachal Pradesh

Guwahati Kohima,

Aizawl,

Itanagar

1949 Odisha Odisha Cuttack
1949 Rajasthan Rajasthan Jodhpur Jaipur
1956 Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur Gwalior

Indore

1958 Kerala Kerala

Lakshadweep

Ernakulam
1960 Gujarat Gujarat Ahmedabad
1966 Delhi Delhi Delhi
1971 Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Shimla
1975 Punjab & Haryana Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh

Chandigarh
1975 Sikkim Sikkim Gangtok
2000 Chattisgarh Chattisgarh Bilaspur
2000 Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Nainital
2000 Jharkhand Jharkhand Ranchi
2013 Tripura Tripura Agartala
2013 Manipur Manipur Imphal
2013 Meghalaya Meghalaya Shillong
2019 Telangana Telangana Hyderabad
2019 Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Amravati
2019 Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

(Note: In 1928, Jammu & Kashmir high court was established. Post-bi-furcation of J&K into two union territories; there is now a common high court.)

Jammu and Kashmir

Ladakh

All High Courts Name in India & Their Chief Justice

Check out the list of Chief Justices of all High Courts in India. The candidates will also find the acts under which the High Court has been established. It is very important for the candidates to know about these minor facts and information to be able to take up any challenge during the competitive exams.

High Court Chief Justice Act Established
Bombay Dipankar Datta Indian High Courts Act 1861
Calcutta Prakash Shrivastava Indian High Courts Act 1861
Madras Munishwar Nath Bhandari Indian High Courts Act 1861
Allahabad Rajesh Bindal Indian High Courts Act 1861
Karnataka Ritu Raj Awasthi Mysore High Court Act, 1884
Patna Sanjay Karol Letters Patent issued by then British Crown
Guwahati Rashmin Manharbhai Chhaya Government of India Act 1935
Odisha S. Muralidhar Orissa High Court Ordinance, 1948
Rajasthan Sambhaji Shiwaji Shinde Rajasthan High Court Ordinance, 1949
Madhya Pradesh Ravi Malimath Government of India Act 1935
Kerala S. Manikumar States Reorganisation Act, 1956
Gujarat Aravind Kumar Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960
Delhi Satish Chandra Sharma Delhi High Court Act, 1966
Himachal Pradesh Amjad Ahtesham Sayed State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970
Punjab & Haryana Ravi Shankar Jha Punjab High Court Ordinance, 1947
Sikkim Biswanath Somadder The 36th Amendment to the Indian Constitution
Chattisgarh Arup Kumar Goswami Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
Uttarakhand Vipin Sanghi Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
Jharkhand Ravi Ranjan Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000
Tripura Indrajit Mahanty North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) and Other Related Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
Manipur P. V. Sanjay Kumar North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) and Other Related Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
Meghalaya Sanjib Banerjee North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) and Other Related Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
Telangana Ujjal Bhuyan Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Prashant Kumar Mishra Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Pankaj Mithal Letters Patent issued by then Maharaja of Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019

 

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