What are the qualifications required for appointment of the judges of the Supreme Court?
The qualifications for appointment of the judges of the Supreme Court are: the person must be a citizen of India and must have been judge of High Court or of two or more such courts in succession for at least five years; or has been for at least ten years an advocate of a High Court of two or more such courts in succession; or is in the opinion of the President, a distinguished jurist. A judge once appointed holds office till he completes the age of sixty-five. After retirement, the judges are prohibited from practicing low before any court or authority within the country. But a retired judge can be appointed for specialized from of work by the Government. A judge can be removed from his position only on the ground of proved misbehavior of incapacity. For doing so, each House of the parliament will have to pass a resolution supported by two-third of the members present and voting and a majority of the total membership of the House. Such a resolution will be addressed to the President who will then pass the order of removal.