selection for the posts of Judicial Members in the National company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) – lnviting applications therefor: –

No. A-1 20231212023-Ad. lV-MCA
Government of lndia
Ministry of Corporate Affairs

A’ Wing, 5th floor. Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi-1 10001

Vacancv Circular

Sub: selection for the posts of Judicial Members in the National company Law
Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) – lnviting applications therefor: –

1. Tribunal: – The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) is an Appeltate authority established under section 410 of the companies Act, 20’13, to hear vaiious appeals Lgainst the orders/decisions of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), u;der thJ Companies Act, 2013 and Section 61 of the lnsolvency and bankruptcy Code (lBC), 2016 the lnsolvency and Bankruptcy Board of tnOia (t!!!) under deciion 2O2 and 211 of IBC 2016, the Competition Commission of lndia (CCl) under the competition Acl,2OO2 and the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) under the companies Act, 2013. Principal Bench of NCLAT is situated at New belhi and another Bench is situated at Chennai. Other bench. if any’ will be established in future at other places in the country, as decided. A Member. upon selection. may be posted at any of these places


2. Vacancy: – Applications are being invited for the following vacancies (the number of vacancies is subject to change without prior notice):

3. Qualification and other terms and conditions: – The qualifications. eligibility. salary and other terms and conditions of the appointment of a candidate will be goveined by the provisions of the Tribunals Reforms Acl. 2021 and the Tribunal
(Conditions of Service) Rules. 2021 Main terms and conditions are following –

(i) Qualifications {Sub-rules 11 of Rules 3 of the Tribunal (Conditions of Service) Rules, 2021): –

Judicial Member: –

(i) is, or has been, a Judge of a High Court; or

(ii) is a Judicial Member of the National Company Law Tribunal for five years: or
(iii) has been an advocate for ten years with substantial experience in litigation in
matters relating to company affairs before National company Law Tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, High Court or Supreme Court

(ii) Salaryandallowances{Rutesl0andlloftheTribunal(Conditions of Service)hules, 202’l): – The Member shall be paid a salary of Rs two lakh twenty- five thousand per month plus other allowances as admissible’

(iii) Term of office (Section 5 of the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021): – Every Member of a Tribunal shall hold office for a term of four years or till he/she attains the age of sixty-seven years, whichever is earlier.

(iv) Minimum age {section 3 (1) of the Tribunals Reforms Act’ 202’lll. I A p”r.on shall not be eligible for appointment as Member in, NCLAT unless he/she has completed the age-Oll!_Ei&lgels) as on the last date for
submission of apPlications.

lNote: Candidates may refer the Tribunals Reforms Acl,2021 and the Tribunal
(Conditions of Service) Rules, 2021 for other terms and conditionsl’

4. Procedure for selection: – The Search-Cum-Section Committee constituted under the Tribunal Reforms Acl 2021 for recommending names for appointment to the said post shall scrutinise the applications with respect to suitability of application for the posts by giving due weightage to qualification and experience of candidates and shortlist candidates for conducting personal interaction. The final selection will be done on the basis of overall evaluation of candidates done by the committee based on the qualification, experience and personal interaction.

5. Application Procedure: – Eligible and willing persons are advised to visit the portal in order to submit online application from 10:00 AM of 21.’,|1.2023. The detailed instruction for filling up the application form online are available on the portal (under “lnstruction for applying online” heading). All requisite and relevant documents need to be ,pioiOeO online white filling up of application. Last date for submitting online
application is 19.12.2023 at 05:30 PM. Print out of the applications after final sunmission on online portal duly completed, and signed alongwith copies of uploaded documents, is required to be sent to the following address latest by 05:30 PM of 29.12.2023:

Shri Riazul Haque, Under Secretary,
Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Room No 526,
‘A’ Wing, sth Floor, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi-110001


6. For the person working in any GovernmenUsemi-governmenUcourts/ Public sector Undertaking/statutory and autonomous bodies the application should be accompanied with (i) certificate to be furnished by the employer/ head of office/ forwarding authority as in Annexure-l of the application (ii) clear photocopies of the up{o-date CR/APAR dossier of the officer containing GR/APARs of at least last five years duly attested by a Group A officer (iii) cadre clearance (iv) integrity certificate/clearance from vigilance and disciplinary angle as in Annexure-ll of the application (v) statement giving details of major or minor penalties, if any, imposed on the officer during the last ten years. The application along with above documents should reach to the address as mentioned in para 5 latest by 05:30 PM oi 29.12.2023.

7. No TA/DA will be admissible to the candidates to be called for intervieMinteraction. The candidates are required to make own arrangements.


(Riazul Haque)
Under Secretary to the Govt of lndia
Tel: 23381349


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