The Meghalaya State Judicial Academy was set up with a notification issued by the Chief Justice of High Court of Meghalaya on May 4, 2016 with the aims and objects, inter alia, as under:-



a. To provide induction training to the newly selected Judicial Officers as mandated by the Shetty Commission;


b. To provide continuing judicial education to Judicial Officers throughout their career in the State of Meghalaya;


c. To conduct in-service training/refresher courses for the Judicial Officers;


d. To provide continuous education to other professionals like members of the Bar, Police Officers, Public Prosecutors, Government PLeaders, Medical Officers, Ministerial Officers working in the Courts;


e. To undertake research projects for improving court performance, judicial capacity,litigant satisfaction with the court system;


f. To publish and disseminate information relating to results of research and other training courses/programes;


g. To conduct study, analysis and research relating to legal education and practical problems in the working of District Courts ;


h. To organize seminars/workshops on current legal issues ;


i. To design curriculum to enhance judicial skills required for writing judgment, comunicating with litigants, bar and staff of the court, appreciation of law and evidence;


j. To perform as a center of excellence;


k. To create adherence to the constitutional principles amongst the members of subordinate judiciary by encouraging judicial decisions founded on the principles of freedom, equality, dignity,equity and fairness;


l. To do all such other lawful acts and things as are conducive or incidental to the attainment of the objectives of the Academy;