Allahabad High Court RO ARO Vacancy-Important Dates, Vacancy

This year the Allahabad High Court has released a notification indicating the availability of 396 vacancies for the post of Review Officer (RO) and Assistant review officer (ARO). Only individuals who are eligible for the position should apply for the exam. Check out other exam details, dates along with the Allahabad High Court RO ARO Vacancy in this blog.

Allahabad High Court RO ARO Exam: Important Dates 

Examination EventsImportant Dates
RO/ARO Advertisement Release Date17th August 2021
Starting Date for RO/ARO Application Form 2021 17th August 2021
Last Date to apply for RO/ARO recruitment16th September 2021
Last date for successful transaction of application fee17th September 2021
Duration of correction of the application form18th September 2021 To21st September 2021
RO/ARO Admit Card Release DateTo be announced later through a public notice
RO/ARO Examination Date To be announced later through a public notice
Result Declaration Date To be announced later through a public notice

Allahabad High Court RO ARO Vacancy

The total number of vacancies for each type of post, i.e., Review Officer and Assistant Review Officer in the Allahabad High Court, is given below. The number is decided by Hon’ble Court, which may increase or decrease. 

Post NameTotal Vacancies
Review Officer 46
Assistant Review Officer 350

How to apply for Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Exam

There is a direct link for the application form available on the official website. Applicants can visit online and fill out the form before the end date.

If you are interested in joining the services and are facing a roadblock in applying for the Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Recruitment Exam, then you must follow the following steps.  

  1. Visit the official site of Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Recruitment  
  2. Use your  E-mail ID and Mobile No to register for RO/ARO Exam.
  3. Complete the online application form and note down the system-generated reference number.
  4. Upload scanned images of

a. recent photographs

b. Candidate Signature

c.Left-hand thumb impression

d. Category Certificate

e.Employment Certificate(Optional)

5. Pay prescribed fees online through net banking/debit card, credit card. 

Application fee for Allahabad High Court RO ARO Exam 2021

The application fee for the Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Recruitment Exam varies for different candidates. The table below reflects the application for each category; you must pay according to the category you fall under. 

Name of ExaminationGeneral/ OBCSC/ST of Uttar Pradesh
Review Officer Recruitment Examination -2021Rs.800/-Rs.600/-
Assistant Review Officer Recruitment Examination 2021Rs.800/-Rs.600/-

Now let’s jump onto the crucial aspects that you need to keep in mind before applying for the Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Exam. 

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Allahabad High Court RO ARO Exam Eligibility Criteria 2021

You must know that you can apply for RO/ARO Exam 2021 only if you fulfil the eligibility criteria for the required posts. The eligibility criteria for attempting Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Exam 2021 includes the following:

  • Essential Qualifications
Name of PostNecessary Qualifications










Review Officer
1. Degree/Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized Institution/University established by Law in India, OR‘O’ Level Certificate awarded by NIELET/DOEACC Society, OR‘CCC’ Certificate in Computer Science from a recognized institute established by law in India.
                                                           AND
2. Bachelor’s Degree of a university established by law in India, ORA qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.
                                                  AND
3. Minimum Typing speed of 25 Words per minute in English Typing on Computer.









Assistant Review Officer
1. Degree/Diploma in Computer Science from a recognized Institution/University established by Law in India, OR‘O’ Level Certificate awarded by NIELET/DOEACC Society, OR‘CCC’ Certificate in Computer Science from a recognized institute established by law in India. And,
2. Bachelor’s Degree of a university established by law in India, ORA qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.
AND
3.    Minimum Typing speed of 25 Words per minute in English Typing on Computer.
  • Preferential Qualifications –

As per Rule 26 of The Allahabad High Court Officers and Staff (Conditions of Service and Conduct) Rules, 1976, a candidate: – 

  1.  Who has served in the Territorial Army for a minimum period of two years 

Or

  1.  Who has obtained a ‘B’ Certificate of the National Cadet Corps (NCC)

Shall, on other things being equal, be given preference in direct recruitment to the posts.

  • Age Limit

The minimum age for Direct Recruitment for the post of Review Officer and Assistant Review officer must as mentioned on the official site, is 21 years, and the maximum age is 35 years on 1st July 2021. 

However, the upper age limit relaxation is as follows.

CategoryAge Limit
Uttar Pradesh State’s SC, ST, OBC, and dependents of freedom fighters (D.F.F.)5 years
Skilled Sportsperson of the state of Uttar Pradesh5 years
Ex-servicemen (E.S.M) of the state of Uttar Pradesh3 years (after deduction of military service rendered in Army/Air Force/Navy)
Physically Handicapped (P.H.) Category of State of Uttar Pradesh 15 years

Note – Candidates will be allowed only one relaxation if they claim relaxation in more than one category mentioned above. However, that one relaxation will be the one which is more beneficial to them.

  • Physical Fitness 

The Allahabad High Court will not recruit any person unless they have good mental and bodily health. They should be free of any physical defect which can interfere with the performance of their duties efficiently. Before a candidate recruited directly is finally approved for appointment to the Establishment, he must produce a medical certificate of physical fitness from the Chief Medical Officer, or in the absence of that, an equivalent certificate from the concerned Authority, as determined by The Hon’ble High Court of Allahabad.

Allahabad High Court RO ARO Selection Process 

  1. The selection process for Allahabad High Court RO/ARO is based on a Single-Stage Examination which will consist of Two Parts – Part I and Part II.
  2. Every candidate’s Part I and Part II examination shall be conducted simultaneously in a Single Shift with a Gap of 15 minutes.
  3. The level of question paper in every shift will be as per the syllabus prescribed.
  4. Every candidate must appear in all parts of the Examination.
  5. The Part I Multiple Choice Objective Type Test question paper will be available in English and Hindi. 
  6. For Part – II Computer Knowledge Test, the test shall be provided on the computer only in English.

Allahabad High Court RO ARO  Syllabus

Name of PostPart-IPart-II








Review Officer/Assistant Review Officer
MCQ will be asked from several topics:-
General Science, History of India, Indian National, Polity, Economy and Culture, Indian Agriculture, Commerce and Trade, Population, Ecology, and Urbanization (in Indian Context), World Geography and Geography and Resources of India, Current National and International Important Events, General Aptitude, Special Knowledge regarding Education, Culture, Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Living and Social Traditions of Uttar Pradesh, Knowledge of General English and General Hindi of Graduation Level, Elementary Knowledge of Computers.





A candidate shall be provided with a text in English of approximately 500 words on a computer which they shall be required to reproduce on the computer in the same format.

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FAQ

How many posts are available under the Allahabad High Court RO ARO Vacancy?

46 RO positions and 350 ARO positions are open under the Allahabad High Court RO ARO Vacancy.

 What is the cut-off age for sitting for the Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Exam?

The candidate should be between 21 years and 35 years

Does height and weight matter?

No, age and height doesn’t matter 

When will the Allahabad High Court RO/ARO Exam 2021 be conducted?

The exam dates are yet to be announced.

What language is the exam conducted in?

Part I will be conducted in English and Hindi, whereas Part II, which is based on testing of computer knowledge, will only be in English.

Is there a negative marking

For Part I – No negative marking, For Part – II – Yes, 0.1 of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.


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