The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India. The President is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces.
The Vice-President of India is the second-highest constitutional office in India, after the President.
- Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India in 1947.
- Two presidents, Zakir Hussain and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, have died in office.
- The terms of Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Muhammad Hidayatullah, and Basappa Danappa Jatti, who have functioned as acting presidents.
- Pratibha Patil, who was in office till 25 July 2012, was elected as the 12th President of India in 2007. She is also the first woman to serve as President of India.
- The current President is Ram Nath Kovind elected on 25 July 2017.
List of President of India :
|Name||Period of Service
|Rajendra Prasad||26-Jan-1950 to 13-May-1962|
|Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||13-May-1962 to 13-May-1967|
|Zakir Hussain||13-May-1967 to 3-May-1969|
|Varahagiri Venkata Giri||3-May-1969 to 20-Jul-1969|
|Muhammad Hidayatullah||20-Jul-1969 to 24-Aug-1969|
|Varahagiri Venkata Giri||24-Aug-1969 to 24-Aug-1974|
|Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed||24-Aug-1974 to 11-Feb-1977|
|Basappa Danappa Jatti||11-Feb-1977 to 25-Jul-1977|
|Neelam Sanjiva Reddy||25-Jul-1977 to 25-Jul-1982|
|Giani Zail Singh||25-Jul-1982 to 25-Jul-1987|
|Ramaswamy Venkataraman||25-Jul-1987 to 25-Jul-1992|
|Shankar Dayal Sharma||25-Jul-1992 to 25-Jul-1997|
|Kocheril Raman Narayanan||25-Jul-1997 to 25-Jul-2002|
|A. P. J. Abdul Kalam||25-Jul-2002 to 25-Jul-2007|
|Pratibha Patil||25-Jul-2007 to 25-Jul-2012|
|Pranab Mukherjee||25-Jul-2012 to 24-Jul-2017|
|Ram Nath Kovind||25-Jul-2017 to Till now|