Table of Precedence

(vide Government Notification No. J-17011/1/83-POL dated 28th August, 1990)

Article of the warrant  Name of Posts
1           President
2 Vice President
3 Prime Minister
4 Governor
5 Former Presidents
6 Chief Justice of India; Speaker of Lok Sabha;
7 Cabinet Ministers of the Union Chief Minister; Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission; Leaders of Opposition in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
8 Judges of Supreme Court
9 Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha; Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha; Members of Planning Commission; Ministers of State of the Union
10 Attorney General of India; Cabinet Secretary; Comptroller and Auditor General of India
11 Chiefs of Staffs holding the ranks of full General or equivalent
12 Chief Justice of High Court; Speaker of Legislative Assembly
13 Cabinet Ministers in States; Deputy Ministers of the Union; Vice-Chairman, Planning Board
14 Officiating Chiefs of staff holding the rank of Lt. General or equivalent
15 Chairman, Minorities Commission; Chairman, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission; Chairman, UPSC; Chief Election Commissioner; Puisine Judges of High Courts (within their jurisdiction)
16 Chairman, Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission; Ministers of State within the State; Deputy Speaker of State within the State
17 Members of Parliament
18 Members of Legislative Assembly; State Chief Information Commissioner
19 Army Commanders/Vice-Chief of the Army staff or equivalent ranks in other Services; Chief Secretary; Commissioner, Linguistic Minorities Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes; Members Minorities Commission, Members Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission; Officers of the rank of full General or equivalent rank; Secretary to the Govt. of India (including holding ex-officio); Secretary Minorities Commission; Secretary Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission; Secretary to the President’s Secretary to the Prime Minister; Secretary Rajya Sabha/Lok Sabha; Solicitor General of India; Secretary North Eastern Council
20 Officers of the rank of Lt. General; Chairman MPSC; State Information Commissioner
21 Principal Secretary to Govt. of Mizoram; Addl. Secretaries to the Govt. of India; Addl. Solicitor General of India; Advocate General of Mizoram; Chairman Tariff Commission; Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General; Members MPSC; Director Central Bureau of Intelligence; Director General BSF; Director General CRPF; Director Intelligence Bureau; Members UPSC; Members Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
22 Commissioners/Secretaries of the super-time scale of IAS; Inspector General of Police/Officers of the rank of Maj. General and equivalent rank; Accountant General; Principal Chief Conservator of Forest; Advisor, NEC holding the rank of Jt. Secretary to the Govt. of India or equivalent; Vice- Chancellor, MZU
23 Secretaries to the Govt. of Mizoram; Legal Remembrancer; Secretary, Legislative Assembly; Deputy Commissioners holding the rank of Dy. Secretary to the Govt. of India within their districts; Secretary, State Information Commission, Mizoram; CEM/EM/Chairman/Vice-Chairman/MDCs of Autonomous District Councils/Chief Executive Officer, Aizawl Municipal Council/Chairman and Member of JERC, M&M
24 Addl. Secretaries to the Govt. of Mizoram; Chief Conservator of Forest; Managing Director; ZIDCO; Chief Controller of Accounts; Commissioner, Excise; Deputy Commissioners other than IAS Officers holding the rank of Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India within their districts; Brigadier or equivalent rank in other services stationed in Mizoram; Deputy Inspector General of Police; Commandant General, MRHG; Pro Vice- Chancellor, NEHU; Chief Engineer, Project Pushpak; Chief Engineers; Registrar, Gauhati High Court; Jt. Secretaries to the Govt. of Mizoram; Jt. Legal Remembrancer; Director, Postal Services Mizoram holding the rank of selection grade of India Postal Services; Addl. Chief Engineers; Sr. Superintendent of Police; Colonel in the Army or equivalent in other service; Directors and other officers holding the rank of Selection Grade of MCS officers.
25 Deputy Secretaries to the Govt. of Mizoram and other officers of the rank of MCS in the scale of JAG; Superintendents of Police; Assistant Inspector of Police; Commandants, MAP/CRPF/BSF; OSD Special Bureau; Jt. Directors and other officers of the rank of Jt. Director; Station Director, AIR; Conservator of Forest; Superintending Engineers; Senior Architect; Principals of Govt. Colleges; Protocol Officer; Director, Sports & Youth Services; Lt. Colonel of the Army and equivalent rank in other services; Deputy Registrar, Guwahati High Court.
26 Under Secretaries to the Govt. of Mizoram; Deputy Registrar (Coop); Sub-Divisional Officers (C); Private Secretary to the Chief Minister; Deputy Protocol Officer; Executive Engineers; Deputy Directors and others holding the rank of Deputy Director/Under Secretary; Extra Assistant Commissioner; Deputy Commandants of Police; Analyst, DP&AR; Major in the Army or equivalent rank in other Services; Deputy Conservator of Forest; Functional Managers, DIC; Civil Surgeon; Assistant Commissioner of Excise; Project Officers, DRDA; Exploratory Geologist; Assistant Registrar, Guwahati High Court.
27 Superintendent of Excise/Taxation/Sericulture; Public Relations Officers; District Employment Officer; District Social Welfare Officer; Sub- Divisioanl Officers of PWD/PHE/P&E and equivalent rank; Captain of the Army and equivalent rank; Deputy Superintendents of Police; Assistant Commandants; Assistant Registrar of Coorperation; District Statistical Officer; Assistant Director and other officers holding the equivalent rank; Office Superintendent/Private Secretaries and equivalent; Pool Officer; Committee Officers of Legislative Assembly; Tourism Information Officer; Works Manager, Transport; Transport Officer; Finance & Accounts Officer; Treasury Officer; District Local Administration Officer; District Industries Officers; Physical Education Officer; Youth Welfare Officer; Chief Coach; Judicial Officer; I; Principal, ITI; Assistant Manager (Tech); Asst. Settlement Officer II; Asst. Project Officer; President, District Council Court; Research Officers (Planning); Dist. Fisheries Development Officer; Sanitation Officer; Superintendent of Jails; Asst. to Deputy Commissioner; Asst. Town & Country Planner; Health Education Officer; Asst. Soil Conservation Officer; Asst. Conservator of Forest; Asst. Geologist; Block Development Officer; other Officers of equivalent rank of this Article 27.