Fresh Warrants of Precedence of Rank

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Finally a Col takes precedence over a DIG . 
A long standing revision . Also IAS and allied have to have 23 years of service to be equated to a Col.
Bde Commander takes precedence over IG .
A welcome revision .
Fresh Warrant of Precedence (Who Stands Where) Now Issued by the office of HE, the President of India:

1. HE The President of India
2. HE The Vice President of India
3. PM
4. Governors of States within their respective States
5. Former Presidents
                   1 Deputy PM.
6. Chief Justice of India / Speaker of Lok Sabha
7. Cabinet Ministers of the Union / CMs within their States / Former Pms
               1. Holders of Bharat Ratna         Decoration
8. Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and High Commissioners of Commonwealth Countries / CMs outside their States / Governors outside their States
9. SC Judges.
                 1.CEC/ CAG of India
10. Deputy Chairman RS / Deputy CMs of States / Deputy Speaker LS / Members Planning Commission / Ministers of State of the Union
11. Attorney General of India / Cabinet Secretary / LG within their UTs
12. Chiefs of Army, Air and Naval Staff
13. Envoys Extraordinary and Ministers Plenipotentiary accredited to India
14. Chairmen and Speakers of State Legislatures within their States / Chief Justices of High Courts within their jurisdictions.
15. Cabinet Ministers of States within their States / CMs of UTs within their UTs / Deputy Union Ministers
16. Officiating Chiefs of Army, Air and Naval Staff of the rank of Lt Gen or equivalent
17. Chairman CAT / Chairman Minorities Commission / Chairman SC & ST Commission / Chairman UPSC / Chief Justices outside their jurisdiction / Puisne Judges of High Court within their jurisdictions
18. Cabinet Ministers of States outside their States / Ministers of State in States within their States / Chairmen and Speakers of State Legislatures outside their States
19. Chief Commissioners of UTs not having a Council of Ministers within their UTs / Deputy Ministers in States within their States
20. Deputy Chairmen and Deputy Speakers of State Legislatures outside their States / Minister of State in States outside their States / Puisne Judges of High Courts outside their jurisdictions.
21. Mps.
22. Deputy Ministers in State outside their States
23. Army Commanders (GsOC-in-C) / VCOAS and equivalent in other services / Chief Secretaries to States within their States / Members of Minority Commission / Secretaries to Govt of India / Secretary to President / Secretary to PM / Secretary Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha / Solicitor General
24. Lieutenant General or equivalent
25. Additional Secretaries to Govt of India / Addl Solicitor General / Advocate Generals of States / Chairman Tariff Commission / Chief Secretaries outside their States / Director CBI / DG BSF / DG CRPF / Director IB / Lt Governors outside their UTs / Members UPSC / PSOs of Armed Forces of the rank of Major General and equivalent
26. Officers of the rank of Major General and equivalent / Joint Secretary to Govt of India
27. Vice Chancellors of Universities
28. Commissioners of Divisions within their respective charges
29. Brigade Commanders within their respective Charges
30. Brigadiers / Inspector General of Forests / Inspectors General of Police
31. Commissioners of Divisions outside their charges
32. Secretaries to State Governments
33. Colonels / Accountants General / Chief Conservator of Forests / Chief Engineers / Inspectors General of Prisons / Members of ICS (now known as IAS) and Indian Political Service (now Indian Foreign Service) with 23 years ' standing
34. Controller Military Accounts and Pensions (now CDA)
35. Commissioners of IT / Deputy Commissioners within their districts
36. District and Session Judges within their charges
37. DIG of Police
38. Lt Col / Conservators of Forests / IAS and IFS with 18 years standing / SEs.
39. Excise Commissioners / Registrar of Co-operative Societies
40. DCs of Distt / Distt and Sessions Judges / SPs of Distt within their charges (also now known with variable nomenclature as DCP / SSP in certain States)
41. DIG of Prisons / Officers of other Class-I Services and Provincial Services with 20 years standing
42. Majors / IAS and Foreign Service officers with 12 years service / SPs and DCPs with 15 to 20 years service
43. Asst Commissioners of IT / Officers of Class-I and Provincial Services with 10 years standing
44. DE / DFO / EEs / SP of Central Jails.

This order is issued regularly on the basis of joint consideration of the existing Central Warrant of Precedence, Warrant of Precedence – 1937, Home be Ministry office Letter No /11/99-Pub II dated 26 Dec 1966 and validity of contents of Letter No 12/1/2007-Public dated 14 Aug 2007.

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