Collegium System - The Hindu - 27/11/22
The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud published its resolution recommending the transfer of seven High Court judges.
GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Indian Judiciary)
The Collegium System is a system under which appointments/elevation of judges/lawyers to Supreme Court and transfers of judges of High Courts and Apex Court are decided by a forum of the Chief Justice of India and the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court.’ There is no mention of the Collegium either in the original Constitution of India or in successive amendments.
The recommendations of the Collegium are binding on the Central Government; if the Collegium sends the names of the judges/lawyers to the government for the second time.