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President Salary in India

The President is the head of the state and is elected by the Electoral College. Ram Nath Kovind is the current President of India and Venkaiah Naidu is the current Vice President of India, whose working acts same as the President of India, in case of his resignation, absence or any other situation. President Salary in India & President Salary Allowances complete details is given here and also you will came to know about the Vice President Salary and pay scale of other People’s Representatives of India.

The Electoral College comprises Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha, Vidhan Sabha, state legislative assemblies and members of parliament houses. The President is referred to as the first citizen of India. List of Presidents and Vice Presidents of India is also given in the beneath section of this page by the team members of

President Salary in India

Current President Of India: Ram Nath Kovind, since 25 July 2017
StatusHead of state
ResidenceRashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, Delhi, India (primary)
AppointerElectoral College of India
Term lengthFive years Renewable
Constituting instrumentConstitution of India
PrecursorGovernor General of India
Inaugural holderRajendra Prasad (1950–1962)
Formation26 January 1950;
Salary Ram Nath Kovind (President Salary Per Month)Rs. 500,000 (US$7,000) (per month)

What is Indian’s President Salary

The average President Salary in India is Rs. 500,000 (per month).

Salary of President of IndiaRs. 1m – 12m
BonusRs. 110k – 4m
Profit SharingRs. 100k – 5m
Total PayRs. 2m – 15m

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People’s Representatives Pay Scale:

Due to the impact of COVID-19, various people’s representatives such as President, Vice-President, Prime Minister, MLAs and Governors has decided to accept 30% cut in their pay scale for a year. The money which is saving through this salary cut, will goes into the Consolidated Fund of India.

DesignationBasic Salary per month
(In Rupees)
Basic Salary per Month
(30% pay cut)
PresidentRs. 500,000Rs. 350,000
Vice-PresidentRs. 400,000Rs. 280,000
Prime MinisterRs. 200,000Rs. 160,000
Governors of StatesRs. 350,000Rs. 245,000
Chief Justice of IndiaRs. 280,000Rs. 196,000
Judges of Supreme Court of IndiaRs. 250,000Rs. 175,000
Chief Election Commissioner of IndiaRs. 250,000Rs. 175,000
Member of Parliament of IndiaRs. 100,000Rs. 70,000

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List of Presidents Of India:

Name of Presidents(birth–death)
Rajendra Prasad(1884–1963)
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan(1888–1975)
Zakir Husain(1897–1969)
Varahagiri Venkata Giri(1894–1980)
Mohammad Hidayatullah(1905–1992)
Varahagiri Venkata Giri(1894–1980)
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed(1905–1977)
Basappa Danappa Jatti(1912–2002)
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy(1913–1996)
Zail Singh(1916–1994)
Ramaswamy Venkataraman(1910–2009)
Shankar Dayal Sharma(1918–1999)
Kocheril Raman Narayanan(1921–2005)
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam(1931–2015)
Pratibha Patil(1934–)
Pranab Mukherjee(1935–)
Ram Nath Kovind(1945–)

List of Vice Presidents Of India:

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan(1888–1975)
Zakir Husain(1897–1969)
V. V. Giri(1894–1980)
Gopal Swarup Pathak(1896–1982)
B. D. Jatti(1912–2002)
Mohammad Hidayatullah(1905–1992)
R. Venkataraman(1910–2009)
Shankar Dayal Sharma(1918–1999)
K. R. Narayanan(1921–2005)
Krishan Kant(1927–2002)
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat(1924–2010)
Mohammad Hamid Ansari(1937–)
Venkaiah Naidu(1949–)

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Eligibility required to be elected as President of India:

In order to get elected as the President of India, the following requirement is to be fulfilled:

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India
  • Age of candidate should be 35 years of or above
  • Candidate must be qualified to become a member of the Lok Sabha

Roles of a President:

One president can fill up a number of roles:

  • Chief of state
  • Chief executive
  • Chief administrator
  • Chief diplomat
  • Commander in chief
  • Chief legislator
  • Party chief and
  • Chief Citizen

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How long can a President serve?

As per article 56, the tenure of President is of 5 years and in case if the President hasn’t completed his 5 years or is terminated early due to any situation, then Vice President handles his office.

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