Who Appoints the Chief Justice of India?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : July 27th, 2022

The president appoints the Chief Justice of India and Judges of the Supreme Court under clause (2) of Article 124 of the Indian Constitution. The Chief Justice of India is the highest ranking officer of the Indian federal judiciary. The president of India has the right to discuss with the current chief justice before appointing a new CJI.


Who Appoints the Chief Justice of India?

The current Chief Justice of India is N.V Ramana. The main function of the CJI is the allocation of cases and appointment of constitutional benches with are related to important matters of law.

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