Gazetted Officers List 2022 of India | List of Indian Gazetted Officers Group A and Group B

Gazetted Officers List 2022 of Group A and Group B Government Services, Also Check Gazetted Officers List of Police department and Gazetted Officers List of Medical department and Gazetted Officers List of Education department , Gazetted Officers list in Postal department, Gazetted Officers List for Documents Verification. Also check Gazetted Officer List for Aadhar Card

Gazetted Officers List:- Gazetted officer is a high ranking public servant or an officer whose appointment is recorded in official Government or State gazette. A Gazetted officer has authority to issue an official stamp.If a person's name is published in the Gazette of India or any State government gazette, he/she is called Gazetted. The Gazette of India and State gazettes are official government publications, which publish appointments or promotions of certain government officials along with other government notifications.

An officer, who is appointed by the President of India at national level or by Governor at the state level, and listed in the Gazette of India or State gazette, is considered as Gazetted Officer. Persons who are employed with Government of India(whether Central or State) are regarded as gazetted officers whose signature and the stamp are valid for attestation and verification of documents.

Gazetted Officers List 2022 as per Gazette of India

A Gazetted Officer has a name stamp of his own to attest documents ,and to sign papers of office work. This stamp is provide by President of India or the Governor of a state. For various purpose, we need attestation of documents by a gazetted officer, we often get confused who comes under gazetted office list, who should we approached for documents verification and attestation.

As per Guideline issued by government, self-attestation is sufficient for exam forms, admit cards and other documents, but some exam conducting bodies still ask for photo attestation from gazetted officer in admit cards, and attested documents at the time of document verification. There is no fix list of Gazetted officers, all officers whose appointment is published in gazette of India or a State issued a stamp from President of India or Governor comes under Gazetted Officers list. Gazetted Officers list is given below.

  1. Central and State Government Employees with Group A services.
    • Indian Police Services (IPS)
    • Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
    • Indian Engineering Services (IES)
    • Director General of Police (DGP)
    • Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO)
    • Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP)
    • Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)
    • Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP)
    • Inspector general of Police (IGP)
    • Deputy superintendent of Police (DSP)
    • Indian Foreign Services (IFS)
    • Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB)
    • Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
    • Superintendent of Police (SP)
    • Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)
  2. Magistrate and above in judicial services
  3. Scientists of Government Research Organizations
  4. Vice-Chancellors, Assistant Registrars, Principal and Faculty Members in Central and State universities
  5. Officers of Armed Forces
  6. District Medical Officer
  7. Government Doctors in Central and State Services
  8. Junior Doctors in Government Hospitals
  9. Chief Pharmacists
  10. Government Engineers in Central and State Services
  11. Assistant Executive Engineers
  12. Drug Controllers in Central and State Services
  13. Drug Inspectors
  14. Patent Examiner
  15. Officers of State Cadres of Assistant Commissioner
  16. Circle Inspector
  17. Section Officers
  18. Block Development Officers (BDO)
  19. Sub Divisional Officer (SDO)
  20. Income Tax and Revenue Officers
  21. Superintendent of Excise and Customs
  22. Officers in State Civil Services
  23. JCOs in Armed Forces
  24. Head Master/Principal in Government High Schools
  25. Assistant Audit/Account Officer (AAO)
  26. Deputy Development Commissioner
  27. Deputy Superintendent of Government Presses
  28. Dy.SP/Assistant commandant of Special Branch CID
  29. Deputy Collector Senior Grade in Land Revenue
  30. Insurance Medical Officers
  31. Information Officer
  32. District Leprosy Officer
  33. Civil Surgeon
  34. Dental Civil Surgeon
  35. District TB officer
  36. Supervising Medical Officer
  37. Chief Consultant
  38. Deputy Director of Health Services
  39. Senior Hydro geologist

Gazetted Officers Group A List

Gazetted Officers List Group A include Class 1, Officials who are placed in level 10 and above in Grade Pay as per 7th Pay Commission, these Gazetted Group A Officers holds highest class and rank of government employees and works as executive or managerial officer at Government Ministries of India.

  • Indian Police Services (IPS)
  • Indian Administrative Services (IAS)
  • Indian Engineering Services (IES)
  • Director General of Police (DGP)
  • Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)
  • Inspector General of Police (IGP)
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
  • Indian Foreign Services (IFS)
  • Director of the Intelligence Bureau (DIB)
  • Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
  • Magistrate and above in judicial services
  • Scientists of Government Research Organizations
  • Officers of Armed Forces
  • District Medical Officer
  • Officers in State Civil Services
  • Indian judicial service Officers
  • Engineering Services Officers
  • All India Railway Officers
  • Audit and Account Officers
  • Sr. Divisional Accounts Officers
  • Geologist
  • Geo Scientists
  • Scientist of ISRO
  • Technical Officials of DRDO
  • Engineers of DRDO and ISRO
  • Officers of Information Technology Cadres
  • Director, Dy. Director, Secretaries, Assistant Secretaries to Government Ministries
  • CAPF's Officers
  • Indian Armed Forces and Coast Guard Officers

Gazetted Officers Group B List

Gazetted Officers List Group B include Government officers who comes under Pay Scale 6 to 9 as per 7th Pay commission. Gazetted officers List of Group B is given below

  • Vice-Chancellors, Assistant Registrars, Principal and Faculty Members in Central and State universities
  • Government Doctors in Central and State Services
  • Head Master/Principal in Government High Schools
  • Assistant Audit/Account Officer (AAO)
  • Assistant Executive Engineers
  • JCOs in Armed Forces
  • Income Tax and Revenue Officers
  • Superintendent of Excise and Customs
  • Block Development Officers (BDO)
  • Sub Divisional Officer (SDO)
  • Circle Inspector
  • Section Officers
  • Junior Work Manager
  • Officers in State Civil Services
  • Labour Enforcement Officers
  • Assistant Audit and Account Officers

Gazetted Officers List in Police Department

All Police official above Inspector General of Police comes under Gazetted Officers List, Inspector of police and Ranks below Inspector comes under non-gazetted group. Gazetted Officers List of all Police Officials is given below.

  • Director General of Police (DGP)
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP)
  • Deputy inspector General of Police (DIG
  • Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)
  • Superintendent of Police (SP)
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)
  • Joint Commissioner of Police (JCP)
  • Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO)
  • Inspector General of Police (IGP)

Gazetted Officers List in Medical Department

All MBBS Doctors working in Government hospitals and Higher Rank Doctors and Specialist comes under Gazetted officers List of medical field, their appointed is published in Gazette of India or State Government. Gazetted officers List of Medical department is given below.

  • District Medical Officer
  • Government Doctors in Central and State Services
  • Junior Doctors in Government Hospitals
  • Chief Pharmacists
  • Drug Controllers in Central and State Services
  • Insurance Medical Officers
  • District Leprosy Officer
  • Civil Surgeon
  • Dental Civil Surgeon
  • District TB officer
  • Supervising Medical Officer
  • Deputy Director of Health Services

Gazetted Officers List in Postal Department

Gazetted Officers List in Post Offices under Ministry of Communication, Government of India. Gazetted Officer List of Group A and Group B in Department of Posts is given below.

Group A Gazetted Officers in Department of Posts

  • Indian Postal Service Cadre Officer (IPoS Cadre Officer)
  • Director General Postal Services
  • Additional Director General Postal Services
  • Member Postal Services Board in Planning & HRD, Banking & DBT, Personnel, Technology, Operations etc. (HAG+)
  • Secretary (Posts) Director General Postal Services Board
  • Chief Postmaster General
  • Senior Superintendent of Post Office (SSPM)
  • Senior Superintendent of Railway Mail Services (SSRM)

Group B Gazetted Officers in Department of Posts

  • Assistant Superintendent of Posts
  • Postal Superintendent
  • Postmaster General
  • Assistant Director/Assistant Postmaster General

Non Gazetted Officers List 2022

Non Gazetted Officers List include group B officers who at good rank but not comes under Gazetted Officers List of India. All Group C and D government employees falls under non Gazetted class. Some Non Gazetted Officers List is given below.

  • Income Tax Officers
  • Custom/Excise or GST Officers
  • Junior Engineers in different departments
  • Assistant Section Officers in Various Ministries
  • Senior Pharmacists in the health Department of Government
  • Teachers of Government School
  • Senior Stenographer
  • Junior Pharmacist
  • Nurses in Government hospitals
  • Accountants/Head Clerk in Various department
  • Inspector and Sub-Inspector of Police
  • Junior Engineers in State or Centre Departments
  • Assistant section officers in ministries of India

For more detail about Government Officers and their Offices and Gazetted Officers List visit Government India official website National Portal of India

Gazetted Officers List for Documents Verification

The most confusing thing when we to go for attestation and verification of documents, and most annoying doubt in mind is "whom Should we reach for document verification" below is the list of Gazetted Officers depending upon the type of document you want to get verified and attest

  • Citizenship Certification:- Only Group A officers and Sub-divisional magistrate can attest Citizenship related Certificates. So you need to visit district Court, SDM for Citizenship Certification.
  • Verification for Passport Issue :- Group A officers at Ministries of Government of India at rank of Secretary/Dy. Director and above.
  • Character Certificate or Police record Verification :- For Character and Police record verification you need to visit nearest Police Station, there you can your Police Record verified by Group A or Group B Gazetted Police Official. Or you can visit Police Officers office of Superintendent of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police.
  • Admit Card verification and Job related Document attestation :- For this purpose you can visit any near Gazetted officer like SDM, SDO, BDO, DM, or Principal and Headmaster of Government High School.

Gazetted Officer List for Aadhar Card

Gazetted Officers List for Aadhar Card enrolment and update related documents attestation. UIDAI Standard Certificate of address can be issued by any of the following Gazetted Officer given below.

  • Gazetted Officer - Group A
  • Village Panchayat Head or Mukhiya
  • Village Panchayat Secretary or Village Revenue Officer (VRO)
  • Gazetted Officer - Group B
  • Member of Parliament (MP)
  • Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA)
  • Member of the Legislative Council (MLC)
  • Municipal Councilor or Ward Councilor of Municipal Corporation
  • Tehsildar (Revenue and Disaster Management Department)
  • Head of recognized Educational Institution
  • Superintendent/ Warden/ Matron/ Head of Institution of Recognized shelter homes orphanages
  • EPFO Officer (Employees Provident Fund Organization)

Gazetted Officer Group B List for Aadhar Card

  • Sub Divisional Officer (SDO)
  • Block Development Officers (BDO)
  • Tehsildar and Naib-Tehsildar
  • Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM)
  • Assistant Audit/Account Officer (AAO)
  • Head Master/Principal in Government High Schools
  • Vice-Chancellors, Assistant Registrars, Principal and Faculty Members in Central and State Universities
  • Assistant Executive Engineers
  • JCOs in Armed Forces
  • Income Tax and Revenue Officers
  • Superintendent of Excise and Customs
  • Circle Inspector
  • Section Officers
  • Officers in State Civil Services
  • Labour Enforcement Officers

Note:- In case of Date of Birth (DoB) update, only a Gazetted Officer Group A, EPFO Officer & Head of Institute of a Recognized Educational Institution can issue UIDAI Standard Certificate. For Aadhar update bring original documents, your original documents will be scanned and return to you.

Is BDO a Gazetted Officer ?

Yes, Block Development Officers (BDO) is a Gazetted Officer. You can visit BDO office for attestation and verification of your admit card of government exams.

Who will Come Under Gazetted Officer List?

Persons who are employed with Government of India(whether Central or State) are regarded as Gazetted Officers whose signature and the stamp are valid for attestation and verification of documents.

Is Bank Manager a Gazetted Officer?

No, government or private bank managers are not Gazetted Officers.

Is Lawyer a Gazetted Officer?

No. Lawyer is not a Gazetted Officer, only Judges of High court and Supreme court are Gazetted Officers.

Is DSP a Gazetted Officer?

Yes, all State Police Services Officers of rank Deputy Superintendent of Police and above are Gazetted Officers.

Is MBBS Doctor, a Gazetted Officer?

Yes, an MBBS Doctor is a Gazetted Officer if he works under central or state government.

Is SDO a Gazetted Officer?

Yes, all serving as DM, SDO and BDO are Gazetted Officers and get same special allowance given to Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers.

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50 thoughts on “Gazetted Officers List 2022 of India | List of Indian Gazetted Officers Group A and Group B”

    • Yes, Senior Forensic Officer is Group A Gazetted officer working in Central Forensic Laboratory or State Government laboratory and Junior Forensic officer is Group B Gazetted officer.

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    • No, Postmaster, Postmaster Grade III and Postmaster Grade II are Non-Gazetted staff of group B But Senior Postmaster is Group B Gazetted Officer. Postal Superintendent Postmaster and Assistant Director Postmaster are also Group B Gazetted Office.

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    • You can get your residence and date of birth documents copies attested or certified by a public notary or gazetted officer of Group A. There is a form you need to fill for correction in Aadhar Card with all required documents attested by any Group A gazetted officer.

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    • No, School teachers or Lecturers working in Government Schools are not Gazetted officer only Headmaster or Principal of Government School is Gazetted Officer. But A Lecturer of Government College is Gazetted officer.

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    • Yes, Senior Agriculture officer is a Gazetted officer. Employees who are employed with Government of India(whether Central or State) are regarded as gazetted officers whose signature and the stamp are valid for attestation and verification of documents. All Group A with Pay level 10 to 18, Grade Pay above 5400 as per 7th Pay Commission and Some Group B officers of Government of India comes under Gazetted Officers List.

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    • No, as NISER, Bhubaneswar is an autonomous premier public research institute in Jatani, Odisha affiliated to deemed University Homi Bhabha National Institute HBNI,Mumbai. But IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) is Government owned Institute,so Scientific Officer at IISER is a Gazetted Officer. Scientific Officer at NISER, Bhubaneswar is not a Gazetted Officer Post.

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    • yes, Assistant Professor Recruited by Uttar Pradesh Higher Education Service Commission (UPHESC) is a Gazetted post. All Assistant Professors working in state or Central universities or Colleges come under Gazetted officers List.

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    • Director or CEO or Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation is group A Gazetted officer. Currently Mr. Shrikant Madhav Vaidya is Chairman of IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation) He is a Chemical Engineer from the NIT, Rourkela.

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    • N0, Community Health Officer (CHO) is not a Gazetted post as it is a mid level heath provider job. Only Higher Medical Officer appointed by State or Centre Government comes under Gazetted Officer List.

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  1. Does medical officer in bihar state government services come under class 1 or 2. Need clarity for obc certificate reasons.

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  2. Sir he is assistant civil surgeon in bihar government also called medical officer….he is not the chief medical officer. In this case what is his class…thanks for reply sir

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    • Assistant civil surgeon is a MBBS Doctor and all MBBS Doctors working in Government hospitals are Gazetted Officers, whether he/she is a Group A or Group B officer depends upon his Grade pay and by which Commission he/she get recruited. All officers whose appointment is published in gazette of India or a State gazette, and issued a stamp from President of India or Governor comes under Gazetted Officers list and government employees with grade pay 10 to 18 are Group A officers and government employees with grade pay 6 to 9 are Group B Officers.

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  3. Civil assistant surgeon or medical officer recruited by bihar public service commission(not a chief medical officer)..will he be designated as class 1 or 2 officer

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  4. आधार कार्ड में जन्म तिथि सही कराने के लिए क्या एसडीयम साहब ग्रुप ए के अधिकारी है

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    • Prefer District Magistrate (DM) for Aadhar DOB update attestation, in the absence of the District Magistrate (DM), Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) can also attest Aadhar related documents. Note: For date of birth update in Aadhar Card, only documents attested by a Group A Gazetted officer or Employees Provident Fund Organization EPFO Officer or Head of government educational institute is acceptable.

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    • Yes, MBBS doctor working under central or state government is a Gazetted Officer Group A, you can get your documents attested by a MBBS doctor. Note in case of Date of Birth (DoB) update in Aadhar card, only a Gazetted Officer Group A, EPFO Officer & Head of Institute of a Recognized Educational Institution can issue UIDAI Standard Certificate.

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