Q. Which of the following is/are qualification/s to appoint as judge of the Supreme Court?
1.He should have been a judge of a High Court for seven years.
2.He should have been an advocate of a High Court for ten years.
3.He should be a distinguished jurist in the opinion of the president.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: A person to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court should have the following qualifications:

  • He should be a citizen of India.
  • He should have been a judge of a High Court (or high courts in succession) for five years; or
  • He should have been an advocate of a High Court (or High Courts in succession) for ten years; or
  • He should be a distinguished jurist in the opinion of the president.

From the above, it is clear that the Constitution has not prescribed a minimum age for appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity