Question

Who appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts?

A

President, according to his own wishes

B

President, on the advice of the Prime Minister

C

President on the advice of the Prime Minister and in consultation with the Chief Justice of India

D

None of these

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
Solution
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Correct option is C)

The Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by the President under Article 124(4) and 217 of the Constitution of India. The Supreme Court judges are appointed on the recommendation of the collegium. If the collegium approves the names, they are sent to the President of India through the Union government for appointments.

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