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Public Prosecutor

Aliases: Government Pleader, District Government Counsel

Industry/Sector(s): Public Administration


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Public Prosecutor is expected to perform include:
  • Representing state in sessions cases and lending advice to officers in districts in all legal matters, when called for
  • Studying records of cases sent to Sessions Court by Trial Magistrate and ensuring against omission and irregularities, which might vitiate proceedings in court
  • Presenting evidence, conducting cross-examination and arguing case for prosecution
  • Appearing and pleading on behalf of prosecution in all appeal cases, application for reduction of sentences, etc.
  • Advising Government Officers in district regarding any civil or criminal proceedings and matters concerning Government interests
  • Allotting legal work to Assistant Public Prosecutors
  • Appearing for Government in civil and revenue cases, if designated as Government Pleader
  • Advising Government to withdraw prosecution in appropriate cases
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Courts usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from court to court
  • Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL), One Arm and One Leg (OAL) and those who have Both Eyes with Low Vision (BLV)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – Degree in Law and UPSC cleared

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • In-depth knowledge of the laws of the country
  • Skilled in studying cases thoroughly 
  • Skilled in arranging for evidence and witnesses for the case
  • Knowledge of all the legal notices that may be issued against a government organisation
  • Ability to advice the government on hearing of cases
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3

Not applicable

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

Government and private institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.indiastudycenter.com/Other/Syllabus/karnataka/National-Law-School-India-University/Undergraduate-Courses/LLB/default.asp

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
For freshers - ₹9,300to ₹ 34,800 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Minimum 7 years of experience as a practicing advocate

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 1

Government of India

KEYWORDS 
  • Public Prosecutor
  • Government Pleader
  • District Government Counsel
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 2611.0600 Public Prosecutor
ISCO 2008 2611 Lawyers
NIC 2008 88230 Public order and safety activities
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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