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Supreme Court collegium consists of the CJI and four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court. After the third judge's case, the concept of collegium was invented by the judiciary and it took itself the entire responsibility of appointing judges to the Supreme Court and High Court.
The collegium system of appointment of judges is popularly referred to as judges-selecting-judges.
Collegium consists of Chief Justice of India, Four senior-most judges of the supreme court and Four senior most judges of high court including the chief justice of the high court.
They will consider the elevation of Chief Justices/Judges of High Court to Supreme Court, elevation of Judges of High Courts as Chief Justices and elevation of Judges. In case of difference of opinion, the majority view will prevail.
Every Judge of a High Court shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal after consultation with:
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