- The Order of precedence of Republic of India is the protocol list in which the officials and functionaries are listed as per their rank and office in the Government of India.
- The order is established by the President of India, through the President’s Secretariat and is maintained by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
- It is only used to indicate ceremonial protocol and has no legal standing and does not reflect the Indian presidential line of succession or the co-equal status of the separation of powers under the constitution.
- It is not applicable for the day-to-day functioning of the Government of India.
Order of precedence of India
Governors of states (within their respective states)
|9||Judges of the Supreme Court of India|
Chiefs of staff holding the rank of full General or equivalent rank
|13||Envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary accredited to India|
|16||Officiating chiefs of staff holding the rank of lieutenant general or equivalent rank|
|21||Members of Parliament|
|22||Deputy ministers in states (outside their respective states)|