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Process Server

Aliases: Summon Sender

Industry/Sector(s): Legal Activities


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Process Server is expected to perform include:
  • Serving summons or other processes of law issued by a court on parties concerned for appearance in courts or for realisation of dues, etc.
  • Receiving a list of summons and processes to be served on parties from the Reader, Court or from other competent authorities
  • Serving summons or process on parties by delivering one copy of summons after taking acknowledgement on a second copy
  • Affixing a copy of the summons or processes at prominent public places, doors or houses of the concerned parties
  • Ensuring that the copies of served and unserved summons are deposited 
  • Providing reasons of non-service to the competent authority
  • Attending court duties and calling parties or litigants into court by calling their names
  • Performing duties of a peon
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not supervise a team
  • Local travelling is necessary
  • 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 7/8 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 Arm (OA),One Leg (OL),Both Eyes Low Vision (B.LV) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4

Minimum – 10th

KEY COMPETENCIES 5
  • Proficient in serving court orders
  • Skilled in recording the time and place of the delivery of the court summons
  • Proficient in delivering general messages and documents between the courts and attorneys
  • Knowledge of the procedures and policies of the Government in such processes
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 4

Not required

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Government and private schools and boards across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://ipu.ac.in/syllabus/llbnew05.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 6

Process Server → Bailiff → Restorer/Daftari → Assistant Clerk → Clerk

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For freshers - ₹ 6,00 to ₹ 9,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 5

Not required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

State Government

KEYWORDS 
  • Process Server
  • Summon Sender
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 4419.0800 Process Server
ISCO 2008 4419 Clerical Support Workers Not Elsewhere Classified
NIC 2008 69100 Legal activities
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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