Order of Precedence

Notification No. 106-Pres/2004 – The President of India is pleased to notify the following Order of precedence of wearing of various medals and decorations. This supersedes Notification No. 75-Pres/2001, dated the 26th May, 2001.

  • Bharat Ratna
  • Param Vir Chakra
  • Ashoka Chakra
  • Padma Vibhushan
  • Padma Bhushan
  • Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Maha Vir Chakra
  • Kirti Chakra
  • Padma Shri
  • Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak
  • Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Vir Chakra
  • Shaurya Chakra
  • President’s Police and Fire Services Medal for gallantry
  • President’s Police Medal for gallantry
  • President’s Fire Services Medal for gallantry
  • President’s Correctional Services Medal for gallantry
  • President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for gallantry
  • Yudh Seva Medal
  • Sena/Nao Sena/Vayu Sena Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Police Medal for gallantry
  • Fire Services medal for gallantry
  • Correctional Service Medal for gallantry
  • Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for gallantry
  • Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak
  • Parakram Padak
  • General Service Medal -1947
  • Samanya Seva Medal-1965
  • Special Service Medal
  • Samar Seva Star-1965
  • Poorvi Star
  • Paschimi Star
  • Op Vijay Star
  • Siachen glacier Medal
  • Raksha Medal-1965
  • Sangram Medal
  • Op Vijay Medal
  • Sainya Seva Medal
  • High Altitude Medal
  • Police (Antrik Suraksha Seva) Padak
  • Police(Special Duty) Medal-1962
  • Videsh Seva Medal
  • President’s Police and Fire Services Medal for distinguished service
  • President’s Police Medal for distinguished service.
  • President’s Fire Services Medal for distinguished service.
  • President’s Correctional Service Medal for distinguished service
  • President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for distinguished service
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
  • Police Medal for Meritorious Service
  • Fire Services Medal for Meritorious Service
  • Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service
  • Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal Meritorious Service
  • Jeevan Raksha Padak
  • Territorial Army Decoration
  • Territorial Army Medal
  • Indian Independence Medal -1947
  • Independence Medal -1950
  • 50th Anniversary of Independence Medal
  • 25th Independence Anniversary Medal
  • 30 Years Long Service Medal
  • 20 Years Long Service Medal
  • 9 Years Long Service Medal
  • Commonwealth Awards
  • Other Awards