||An agent has an authority to create contractual relationship between the principal and a third party.
||A servant has no authority to create contractual relationship between the principal and a third party.
||An agent is not subject to the direct control or supervision of the principal leading to greater discretion in his actions.
|| A servant acts under the direct control and supervision of his master, and is bound to carry out all reasonable orders given to him in the course of his work.
||An agent is paid commission on the basis of work done.
||A servant is paid by way of salary or wages.
||A principal is liable for only those acts which are within the scope of the authority given to the agent.
||A master is liable for the wrongs of his servants committed in the course of employment.
||An agent may work for a number of principals at the same time.
||A servant usually serves only one master.