[Updated] List of Chief Justices of India

Complete List of CJI till now

H. J. Kania 26 January 1950 6 November 1951
M. Patanjali Sastri 7 November 1951 3 January 1954
Mehr Chand Mahajan 4 January 1954 22 December 1954
Bijan Kumar Mukherjea 23 December 1954 31 January 1956‡
Sudhi Ranjan Das 1 February 1956 30 September 1959
Bhuvaneshwar Prasad Sinha 1 October 1959 31 January 1964
P. B. Gajendragadkar 1 February 1964 15 March 1966
Amal Kumar Sarkar 16 March 1966 29 June 1966
Koka Subba Rao 30 June 1966 11 April 1967
Kailas Nath Wanchoo 12 April 1967 24 February 1968
Mohammad Hidayatullah[2] 25 February 1968 16 December 1970
Jayantilal Chhotalal Shah 17 December 1970 21 January 1971
Sarv Mittra Sikri 22 January 1971 25 April 1973
Ajit Nath Ray 26 April 1973 27 January 1977
Mirza Hameedullah Beg 28 January 1977 21 February 1978
Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud 22 February 1978 11 July 1985
Prafullachandra Natwarlal Bhagwati 12 July 1985 20 December 1986
Raghunandan Swarup Pathak 21 December 1986 18 June 1989
Engalaguppe Seetharamiah Venkataramiah 19 June 1989 17 December 1989
Sabyasachi Mukharji 18 December 1989 25 September 1990
Ranganath Misra 26 September 1990 24 November 1991
Kamal Narain Singh 25 November 1991 12 December 1991
Madhukar Hiralal Kania 13 December 1991 17 November 1992
Lalit Mohan Sharma 18 November 1992 11 February 1993
Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah 12 February 1993 24 October 1994
Aziz Mushabber Ahmadi 25 October 1994 24 March 1997
Jagdish Sharan Verma 25 March 1997 17 January 1998
Madan Mohan Punchhi 18 January 1998 9 October 1998
Adarsh Sein Anand 10 October 1998 31 October 2001
Sam Piroj Bharucha 1 November 2001 5 May 2002
Bhupinder Nath Kirpal 6 May 2002 7 November 2002
Gopal Ballav Pattanaik 8 November 2002 18 December 2002
V. N. Khare 19 December 2002 1 May 2004
S. Rajendra Babu 2 May 2004 31 May 2004
Ramesh Chandra Lahoti 1 June 2004 31 October 2005
Yogesh Kumar Sabharwal 1 November 2005 13 January 2007
K. G. Balakrishnan 14 January 2007 12 May 2010
S. H. Kapadia 12 May 2010 28 September 2012
Altamas Kabir 29 September 2012 18 July 2013
P. Sathasivam 19 July 2013 26 April 2014
Rajendra Mal Lodha 27 April 2014 27 September 2014
H. L. Dattu 28 September 2014 2 December 2015
T. S. Thakur 3 December 2015 3 January 2017
Jagdish Singh Khehar 4 January 2017 27 August 2017
Dipak Misra 28 August 2017 Present

 

 

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