Public Prosecutor

Government Pleader

District Government Counsel

Minimum Degree in Law and UPSC cleared

Minimum 7 years of experience as a practicing advocate

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

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

Not applicable




Good communication skill


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)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,300 to INR 34,800 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

Of late, public administration has been introduced in Academia. The aim of educating people in public administration is to train them in democratic values such as equality, justice, security, effectiveness and order. It also prepares such human resources who can critically analyse and review public policies of the government. The modern competitive world has given rise to a huge a requirement of specialised, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalisation, information technology, and terrorism. Public administration requires high level of diplomatic skills and thorough knowledge of public issues. There are a number of jobs and career prospects for a trained and motivated Public Administrator and thus, Public Prosecutors have a promising career in India in future.

Government of India

Cities and towns across India