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List of Vice Presidents of India from 1947 till now and their Tenure

First vice president of India - Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Current Vice president of India - Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu

 

The Vice-President is elected for a term of 5 years and is eligible for immediate re-election. However, his office may be terminated earlier than the field term of 5 years, either by: (i) resignation to be in writing addressed to the President; or (ii) removal–by a resolution  of the Council of States passed by majority of its members and agreed to by the Lok Sabha (Article 67). Here is the list of vice presidents of India and their tenure periods in the given table below.

 
Vice Presidents of India
 

 

#

Name

Tenure

1

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

13 May 1952 – 12 May 1962

2

Zakir Hussain

13 May 1962 – 12 May 1967

3

Varahagiri Venkata Giri

13 May 1967 – 3 May 1969

4

Gopal Swarup

31 August 1969 – 30 August 1974

5

Basappa Danappa Jatti

31 August 1974 – 30 August 1979

6

Mohammad Hidaytullah

31 August 1979 – 30 August 1984

7

Ramaswamy Venkataraman

31 August 1984 – 24 July 1987

8

Shankar Dayal Sharma

3 September 1987 – 24 July 1992

9

Kocheril Raman Narayanan

21 August 1992 – 24 July 1997

10

Krishan Kant

21 August 1997 – 24 July 2002

11

Bhairon Singh Shekhawat

19 August 2002 – 21 July 2007

12

Mohammad Hamid Ansari

11 August 2007 – 10 August 2017

13

Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu

11 August 2017 


Qualifications for Vice Presidents of India

 

  • He must be a citizen of India.
  • The Age should be not less than 35 years.
  • He/She must be eligible for election as a member of Rajya Sabha.
  • He/She must not be a member of Rajya Sabha.

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