Delhi HC issues directions for objectivity in ACR grading of judicial officers

Aditi Singh August 22 2018

The Delhi High Court has issued certain directions in an attempt to introduce greater uniformity, objectivity and some measure of transparency and predictability in the Annual Confidential Report (ACR) grading of judicial officers.

The performance of judicial officers is supervised and graded by committees comprising three High Court judges. Each committee is assigned about 25-30 judicial officers. These ACR gradings, which are based on appraisal of disposal figures and judgments of the concerned judges, are then considered by the Full Court, which can endorse or modify these gradings . . .

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