List of Vice-Presidents of India and their Term of Office (1952-2022) – The 2022 Vice-Presidential Elections to elect the 14th Vice President of India are scheduled to be held on August 6, 2022. The announcement regarding the elections was made by the Election Commission of India. The winner of the 2022 Vice-Presidential Election will replace incumbent Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. The BJP, which is also a ruling party, nominated Jagdeep Dhankhar as the vice presidential candidate on July 16, 2022, while Margaret Alva was nominated as the opposition candidate for vice-president on July 17.
- The Vice President of India is the second highest constitutional office of the Government of India and is the ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
- The Vice-President is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of members of both houses of Parliament and the State Legislature has no role to play in this election.
- M Venkaiah Naidu is the current Vice President of India who assumed office on 11 August 2017.
- List Of Indian National Congress Sessions & Their Presidents
List of Vice-Presidents of India and their Term of Office (1952-2022)
| S. No.
||Tenure (From)||Tenure (To)
|1||Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan||13 May 1952||12 May 1962||Dr. Rajendra Prasad|
|2||Dr. Zakir Hussain||13 May 1962||12 May 1967||Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan|
|3||Varahagiri Venkata Giri||13 May 1967||20 July 1969||Dr. Zakir Hussain|
|4||Gopal Swarup Pathak||31 August 1969||30 August 1974||V. V. Giri|
|Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed|
|5||Basappa Danappa Jatti||31 August 1974||30 August 1979||Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed|
|Neelam Sanjiva Reddy|
|6||Justice Muhammad Hidayatullah||31 August 1979||30 August 1984||Neelam Sanjiva Reddy|
|Giani Zail Singh|
|7||Ramaswamy Venkataraman||31 August 1984||24 July 1987||Giani Zail Singh|
|8||Shankar Dayal Sharma||7 September 1987||24 July 1992||Ramaswamy Venkataraman|
|9||Kocheril Raman Narayanan||21 August 1992||24 July 1997||Shankar Dayal Sharma|
|10||Krishan Kant||21 August 1997||27 July 2002||Kocheril Raman Narayanan|
|A. P. J. Abdul Kalam|
|11||Bhairon Singh Shekhawat||19 August 2002||21 July 2007||A. P. J. Abdul Kalam|
|12||Mohammad Hamid Ansari||11 August 2007||10 August 2017||Pratibha Patil|
|Ram Nath Kovind|
|13||M Venkaiah Naidu||11 August 2017||August 2022||Ram Nath Kovind|
|14||Jagdeep Dhankhar||Auguast 2022||Current||Draupadi Murmu|
Qualifications for Vice-President of India:
- He must be a citizen of India.
- He should not be less than 35 years.
- He must be eligible for election as a member of the Rajya Sabha.
- He must not be a member of the Rajya Sabha.
- He should not hold any office of profit.
Term of Office:
- Vice-President is elected for 5 years and is eligible for immediate re-election.
However, he can be terminated before his tenure through these methods:
- Resignation to be addressed to the President
- Removal- by a resolution of the council of states passed by the majority of its members and agreed to by the Lok Sabha.