The president of India is the head of state of India and the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces. The president is referred to as the first citizen of India. The below list is numbered based on presidents elected after winning an Indian presidential election. Furthermore, the president of India does not represent any political party.

S.No. President Name Tenure
1 Rajendra Prasad 26 January 1950 to 13 May 1962
2 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan 13 May 1962 to 13 May 1967
3 Zakir Husain 13 May 1967 to 3 May 1969
4 V. V. Giri 3 May 1969 to 20 July 1969
5 Mohammad Hidayatullah 20 July 1969 to 24 August 1969
6 V. V. Giri 24 August 1969 to 24 August 1974
7 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 24 August 1974 to 11 February 1977
8 B. D. Jatti 11 February 1977 to 25 July 1977
9 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy 25 July 1977 to 25 July 1982
10 Zail Singh 25 July 1982 to 25 July 1987
11 Ramaswamy Venkataraman 25 July 1987 to 25 July 1992
12 Shankar Dayal Sharma 25 July 1992 to 25 July 1997
13 K. R. Narayanan 25 July 1997 to 25 July 2002
14 A. P. J. Abdul Kalam 25 July 2002 to 25 July 2007
15 Pratibha Patil 25 July 2007 to 25 July 2012
16 Pranab Mukherjee 25 July 2012 to 25 July 2017
17 Ram Nath Kovind 25 July 2017 to Incumbent