|High Court of Andhra Pradesh|
|Established||1 January 2019|
|Location||Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh|
|Composition method||Presidential with confirmation of Chief Justice of India and Governor of Andhra Pradesh|
|Authorized by||Constitution of India|
|Judge term length||till the age of 62 years|
|Number of positions||37|
|Currently||Prashant Kumar Mishra|
|Since||13 October 2021|
The High Court of Andhra Pradesh is the High Court of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The seat of the High Court is currently located at Amaravati.
The High Court of Andhra Pradesh was established in the year 1954 when the state was formed from the earlier Madras Presidency. After the merger of the Hyderabad State with Andhra State to form the State of Andhra Pradesh, the Court initially continued at Guntur till 1956. Thereafter the High Court started functioning from the then capital city of state, Hyderabad. However, post bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, as per the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad was constituted as a common High Court, until the new High Court for the State of Andhra Pradesh is created. Later by a Presidential order, the High Court for the state of Andhra Pradesh was established on 1 January 2019 under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014.
The High Court is located at Amaravati. It is a G+2 structure which has 23 halls that spread over an area of 2.2 lakh sqft. It was built in 4 acres with a cost of 157.3 crore. This building was constructed by Larsen & Toubro Limited.
|Acting||Chagari Praveen Kumar||1 January 2019||6 October 2019||E S L Narasimhan|
|1||J. K. Maheshwari||7 October 2019||5 January 2021||Biswabhusan Harichandan|
|2||Arup Kumar Goswami||6 January 2021||12 October 2021|
|3||Prashant Kumar Mishra||13 October 2021||Incumbent|
The Central government has notified the constitution of a new High Court for the state of Andhra Pradesh effective from 1 January 2019, with the principal seat at Amaravati.
The court has a Sanctioned strength of 37 (permanent:28, additional:9) judges.
Judges elevated to the Supreme Court of India-
|Sr. No||Name of the Judge||Date of Elevation||Date of Retirement||Parent High Court|
|1||N. V. Ramana||17 February 2014||26 August 2022||Andhra Pradesh|
Judges transferred from the Andhra Pradesh High Court-
|Sr. No.||Name of the Judge||Recruitment||Date of Appointment||Date of Retirement||Remark|
|1||Sarasa Venkatanarayana Bhatti||BAR||12 April 2013||5 May 2024||Judge of Kerala High Court|