Q. With reference to High Court Judges, consider the following statements:
1. The retirement age of High Court judges is equivalent to Supreme Court judges I.e. 65 years.
2. They are appointed by the Governor of the state.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 is incorrect: Supreme Court Judges retire upon attaining the age of 65 years while High Court judge retires at the age of 62.
Statement 2 is incorrect: Article 217 of the Constitution states that the Judge of a High Court shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India (CJI), the Governor of the State.