Get list of Orissa High Court Recruitment 2016-2017 along with other details such as no. of vacancies, types of post, eligibility criteria to apply. Orissa High Court is the High Court of the state of Odisha. Bengal Presidency was a enormous province including present days Bihar, Assam, Jharkhand, Odisha, and West Bengal. It was not easy to organizationally supervise such a huge area, occupied by a number of people speaking in different languages and having diverse traditions. Administrative exigencies required partition of such areas which initially did not form part of Bengal. So in the year 1912, new region of Orissa and Bihar was created on 22nd March 1912. However, the said new province of Orissa and Bihar was under the authority of Calcutta High Court. On 9th Feb 1916, in implementation of the powers under Section 113 of the Government of India Act, 1915, the King of England issued letters of obvious constituting High Court of Patna. Orissa was positioned under the management of Patna High Court. Although, on 18 May 1916, Circuit Court of Patna High Court for Orissa conducted its first session at Cuttack. The court has a approved judge strength of 27 judges.