Who is the Present Chief Election Commissioner of India Today?

By Ritesh|Updated : July 27th, 2022

Rajiv Kumar is appointed as the 25th Chief Election Commissioner of India and has taken the charge from 15 May 2022 onwards. He was an IAS officer of the 1984 batch from the Bihar/Jharkhand cadre and superannuated from the Indian Administrative Service in February 2020. Before him, Shri Sushil Chandra was the Chief Election Commissioner who held office from 13 April 2021 till 14 May 2022.

Shri Rajiv Kumar Assumes Charge as the 25th CEC of India

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice announced on 12 May 2022 that Shri Rajiv Kumar is appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner preceded by Shri Sushil Chandra who was the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India and held the office from 13 April 2021 till 14 May 2022. Let us know more about the present Election Commissioner of India through the following points:

  • Rajiv Kumar was born on 19 February 1960.
  • He has several academic degrees of B.SC, PGDM, LL.B, and MA in Public Policy and Sustainability and has an experience of more than 35 years of working in various Ministries at the State and Centre across the Social Sector, Environment, Human Resources, Finance sector, etc.

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FAQs for Who is the Present Election Commissioner of India?

  • Shri Sushil Chandra was the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of India. He held the office from 13 April 2021 to 14 May 2022. He was born on 15 May 1957 and was an Indian Revenue Service officer of the 1980 batch.

  • Shri Rajiv Kumar, an IAS officer of the 1980 batch, is the present Election Commissioner of India. He took the position on 15 May 2022 and is preceded by Shri Sushil Chandra. Rajiv Kumar is the 25th Chief Election Commissioner of India.

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