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Courts in Hyderabad

The constitution of India declares the Supreme Court as the highest court of the land. Following the apex court are the High Courts. The High Courts are principal civil courts of original jurisdiction in the state. Find below the list of courts in Hyderabad including the High court of Andhra Pradesh:

High Court of Andhra Pradesh

High Court lies second to the apex court, Supreme Court of India. In total there are 21 High Courts in our country. It was set up on November 5, 1956 under the state recognition act of 1956. It has sanctioned judge strength of 49. The Lower City Court and the Metropolitan Criminal Court also fall under the jurisdiction of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh. AP High_Court in Hyderabad
The current Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh, Honorable Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta is the head of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Contact Details
A.P High Court
Near Gov. City college
Madina, Char Minar
Hyderabad – 500066
Phone: (040) 23446340, 41,42,43,44,45,46,47

District Courts in Hyderabad

The District Courts of India are presided over by a judge. They administer justice in the country at district level. These courts are under the administrative and judicial control of the High Court of the concerned state. The highest court in the district is the District and Sessions court.
RR District Court
LB Nagar, Hyderabad
Phone: (040) 23446100


Tribunal is a generic term for any body acting judicially, whether or not it is called tribunal in its title.
Andhra Pradesh Administrative Tribunal
Opposite Choice Hotel, Purani Haveli, Hyderabad
Phone: (040) 24525705
Chairman – Justice Dr. G. Yethirajulu

Debts Recovery Tribunal
Keeping in line with the international trends on helping financial institutions recover their bad Debt quickly and efficiently, the Government of India has constituted 33 Debt Recovery Tribunal and 5 Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunal across the country. Each of the Debt Recovery Tribunal is presided over by a Presiding officer who is generally a judge of the rank of District and Sessions Judge. The Presiding Officer is assisted by a number of other officers. Each tribunal has 2 Recovery Officers.

Labor Court

A labor court is a government judiciary body that rules on employment and labor related disputes.

Labor Court Hyderabad
M-2 Block, Manoranjan Complex, Main Road, Mozamjahi Market, Hyderabad
Phone: (040) 24657379

District Consumer Forum

Consumer Forums or Consumer Courts are set up at district, state and national level to provide simple redressal against consumer complaints. The forum President and members are directly or indirectly appointed by the state government and he/she will be eligible to be a district judge. It is important for you to know as consumers that Consumer Courts can hear cases for any company that operates an office or branch in that particular district.

District Consumer Court Hyderabad
Contact Details

9th Floor, Chandra Vihar, Nampally, Hyderabad
Phone: (040) 24746001

City Civil Courts

The City Civil Courts are presided over by a Chief Judge and Five additional Chief Judges in the Cadre of Districts & Sessions Judges. There are seven Rent Controller Courts, two at Secunderabad and five at Hyderabad, presided over by District Munsifs exercising jurisdiction over the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

City Criminal Courts

The City Criminal Courts are presided over by one Metropolitan Sessions Judge, three additional  Metropolitan Sessions Judges in the Cadre of District Judges.
CBI Court
Criminal Court, Red Hills, Nampally, Hyderabad
Phone: (040) 23442400

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