Civil Judges’ posts: Over 8,000 appear for screening test
Civil Judges’ Posts: Over 8,000 Appear for Screening Test. More than 8,000 candidates appeared for the Screening Test for the posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) held across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
Hyderabad: More than 8,000 candidates appeared for the Screening Test for the posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division) held across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.
The examination was conducted from 10 am to 12 noon at Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Tirupathi and Warangal centres. The examination was conducted to fill 97 posts of Civil Judge (Junior Division). Elaborate security arrangements were made in view of protests by the Telangana advocates who were opposed to conduct of tests till completion of bifurcation of High Court.
TS advocates held
Several advocates were taken into custody at Meerpet here when they attempted to disrupt the examination being conducted for appointment of junior civil judges.
The atmosphere turned tense with the Telangana advocates obstructing the examination demanding that the test be kept in abeyance till the Hyderabad High Court was bifurcated. Fearing that Telangana advocates might obstruct the examination, the authorities allowed the candidates to enter the examination hall from 8.30 am. The examination was scheduled to be held from 10 am to 2 pm.