High Courts of India

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High Courts with jurisdiction in more than 1 state/UT

High CourtJurisdiction
GuwahatiArunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram
BombayMaharashtra, Goa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu
CalcuttaWest Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
KeralaKerala, Lakshadweep
MadrasTamil Nadu, Puducherry
Punjab and HaryanaPunjab, Haryana, Chandigarh

High Courts and their Benches

High CourtBench
Allahabad High CourtLucknow
Bombay High CourtNagpur, Panaji, Aurangabad
Calcutta High CourtPort Blair, Jalpaiguri
Gauhati High CourtKohima, Aizwal, Itanagar
Madhya Pradesh High CourtGwalior, Indore
Madras High CourtMadurai
Rajasthan High CourtJaipur

High Courts not in State Capitals

High CourtLocation
Madhya PradeshJabalpur
Uttar PradeshAllahabad

High Courts of Union Territories

Union TerritoryHigh Court
Andaman and Nicobar islandsCalcutta High Court
LakshadweepKerala High Court
PuducherryMadras High Court
Dadra and Nagar HaveliBombay High Court
Daman and DiuBombay High Court
ChandigarhPunjab and Haryana High Court
DelhiDelhi High Court

Facts about High Courts of India

The total number of High courts in India is 25*.
*Three High Courts were inaugurated in March 2013 - Meghalaya and Manipur High Courts (March 25) and Tripura High Court (March 26) in their respective state capitals. The High Court of Andhra Pradesh started functioning at Amaravati from 01 Jan 2019.
The oldest High Court in India is the Calcutta High Court which was set up on 01 Jul 1862. It is one of the three Chartered High Courts to be set up in India, along with the High Courts of Bombay, Madras.
The upper age limit for appointment as a judge of High court is sixty-two years.

Quiz on High Courts of India


Select the right answer

1. Where is the High Court of Rajasthan located?

2. Where is the High Court of Uttar Pradesh located?

3. Where is the High Court of Chhattisgarh located?

4. In which city is the bench of Allahabad High Court located?

5. In which city is the High Court of Uttarakhand located?

6. Where is the High Court of Madhya Pradesh located?

7. A bench of the Madras High Court is located at -

8. Where is the High Court of Kerala located?

9. Where is the High Court of Gujarat located?

10. Which is the oldest High Court in India?