Crier, Auction

Announcer, Auction

Minimum LLB

Minimum 10 years of experience required

The tasks a Crier, Auction is expected to perform include:

Stimulating competitive bidding at an auction sale by inviting bids from buyers

Closing the sale to the highest bidder at instances of Auctioneer

Standing on a raised platform or sitting on a high chair with a wooden mallet in hand

Describing briefly the article to be auctioned and inviting bids from the buyers assembled

Extolling articles on sale and calling loudly bids offered to stimulate competitive bidding

Repeating the highest and final bid three times and closing the sale to the highest bidder

Writing the name of the highest bidder and the price offered, against each item auctioned

Withdrawing items of property from sale if the reserved-price is not forthcoming, under direction of the Auctioneer

Assisting the Auctioneer in the discharge of his duties when called upon to do so

Knowledge of the articles to be auctioned

Knowledge of basic hand signals used in the auctioning process

Skilled in making important announcements during the bidding

Skilled in opening and closing a bid

Knowledge of the base price of the item/property

Not applicable






Attention to detail


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 is 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), One Arm and One Leg Handicapped(OAL) and Both Legs (BL)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards like stiff back, joint pain and irritation in the eyes, if not taken care of

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The Legal and Business Service Industry in India

India's legal services industry is growing at a rate of about 40% per annum. India?s legal profession is the world?s second largest, with more than 600,000 lawyers in more than 500 legal practices nationwide. In 2010, the total value of the Indian legal market was estimated to be approximately US$ 1.25 billion. Indian law firms are looking beyond national borders, taking part in major international deals and working out arrangements for sustained work through referral and best-friend arrangements with international law firms.

Services in India is emerging as a prominent sector in terms of contribution to national and state incomes, trade flows, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and employment. Strong and consistent emphasis on self-reliance in its economic development programmes over the years by the Government of India has also enabled India to build up a big and versatile cadre of professionals. They now have expertise and skills across a vast and wide-ranging spectrum of disciplines, such as health care, tourism, education, engineering, communications, transportation, information technology, banking, and finance, management, among others. The growth performance of this sector is expected to grow further and employment opportunities for Crier, Auction are expected to rise.

State government

Cities and towns across India

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Various private and government institutes across India

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