Minimum Degree in Medicine

Not required

The tasks a Coroner is expected to perform include:

Presiding over Coroner's Court and holding inquest on bodies of persons alleged to have died by violence or accident

Hearing testimony of doctor and any witnesses who may have been present at time of death

Giving permission to dispose of dead body

Authorising police to arrange post-mortem examination in civil hospital in suspected cases

Sending records of findings to appropriate authorities for further investigation and trial, if necessary

Skilled in studying cases related to death by violence or accident

In-depth knowledge of all the laws

Skilled in giving orders and issuing notices and summons

Ability to order for more probe into the case

Skilled in recording every minute detail related to the case

Not Applicable






It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

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

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 19,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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 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, Coroner have a promising career in India in future.

State governments

Cities and towns across India