Marshal of Prize Court

The tasks a Sheriff is expected to perform include:

Functioning as honorary officer of State in big cities or towns for maintaining peace

Administering justice under direction of courts

Executing writs and other processes of court

Reading proclamation based on Government orders in important public places

Meeting high officials of State to convey public opinion to them and public area

Entertaining officially and convening public meetings on request from citizens

Ensuring proper serving executing and returning all processes issued by High Court

Ensuring maintenance of peace in courtrooms of High Court

Receiving money during execution proceedings and making payment pursuant to orders of Court

Ability to maintain peace and making sure justice is served in the Sheriff's area of jurisdiction

Knowledge of law and order of the area

Skilled in convening public meetings and organising them

Ability to make sure that all the processes issued by high court are served effectively

Skilled in handling financial transactions in accordance with court orders

Will be updated

Good communication skills



Good interpersonal skills

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Offices usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from office to office

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

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

Will be updated

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 well-being. 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 specialized, educated, Public Administrators because of the ongoing pressure of globalization, 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, Sheriff have a promising career in India in future.

Mumbai state government

Kolkata state government

Cities and towns across India