The Academy was inaugurated on 18.of December, 2003 by Hon'ble the Chief Justice Shri K.H.N.Kurenga.The Academy is situated within Old High Court Building premises.
Academy was functional as Judicial Officers' Training Institute (JOTI) from 18th. December, 2003 to April, 2011 and was re-named as Chhattisgarh State Judicial Academy (CSJA) by Hon'ble High Court (Notified vide State Government Notification dated 30/11/2011).
The Academy was established keeping in mind the thought of up-gradation of knowledge, skill and reorientation through Induction level end in-service training for Judicial Officers of the State.The Academy provides training to the Judicial Officers, Public Prosecutors and Ministerial Staff of High Court and District Courts. Members of Juvenile Justice Board and Members of District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forums
Chhattisgarh State Judicial Academy is presently, functional in Old High Court Building and comprised of well equipped Conference Hall, Administrative wing and Library. has is equipped with two Hostels for Judicial officers'and Lady Judicial Officers'. Judicial Officers' hostel (Hostel No.1) has eleven Double Bedded Rooms and One Single Bed Room. Lady Judicial Officers' hostel (Hostel No.2) has accommodation for 15 participants.
A New Building of Academy is proposed to be constructed within the premises of New High Court Building Bodri,Bilaspur as envisioned by Hon'ble High Court. The New Academy Building is to be constructed in six acres of land and the built up area is proposed be approximately 88000 sqft. The building will be centrally air condition. and fully furnished having hostels for Judicial Officers' and Lady Judicial Officers' with ancillary facilities. Both hostels will accommodate 56 participants. Both the hostels shall have 13 Double Bedded Rooms on ground. floor a. 15 Double Bedded Rooms on first floor and also five suites (each suite consisting of three rooms)for the Resource Persons.
Foundation Stone of the new Academy was laid down by Hon'ble Shri Justice A.K. Patnaik, Judge, Supreme Court of India on 16"September 2013. Proposed building of Academy is under construction.