General Knowledge: 30 Important Officials & Their Departments


Dear Reader, you will find a list of key persons heading/chairing important offices in India. Questions from such topics can be expected in bank and other government exams. Hence prepare well.

You will find a short practice test at the end of this list.

S. No Designation Name
1 Chairperson of ISRO A S Kiran Kumar
2 Chairperson of University Grants Commission (UGC) Ved Prakash
3 Chairperson of 14th Finance Commission Y Venugopal Reddy
4 Chairperson of Atomic Energy Commission Dr Sekhar Basu
5 Chairperson of National Human Right Commission(NHRC) Justice Shri H L Dattu
6 Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Smt. Alka Sirohi
7 Chairman of National Commission on Farmers (NCF) M S Swaminathan
8 Director General of National Investigation Agency(NIA) Sharad Kumar
9 Chairman of Railway Board A K Mital
10 Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB) Dineshwar Sharma
11 Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sh. Rakesh Asthana
12 Chairperson of National Commission for Minorities Naseem Ahmad
13 Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
14 Chairman of Law Commission of India Justice Ajit Prakash Shah
15 Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Urjit R. Patel
16 Election Commissioner Acal Kumar Jyoti
17 Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha
18 Chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes Justice Shri S K Kharventhan
19 Director of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) Rajinder Khanna
20 Director General of National Security Guard (NSG) R C Tayal
21 Director General of Railway Protection Force (RPF) Shri S K Bhagat
22 Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Ashim Khurana
23 Chairman of National Forest Commission Justice B N Kirpal
24 Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Upendra Kumar Sinha
25 Chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) Dr Harsh Kumar
26 Chairman of State Bank of India Smt Arundhati Bhattacharya
27 Chairperson of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Pahlaj Nihalani
28 President of Indian Olympic Association N Ramachandran
29 President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Anuraj Singh Thakur
30 Director General of Border Security Force (BSF) K K Sharma

(* This list is last updated on 13th Jan 2017.)

Ready for short practice test?
Start Test Here

If you want clarification for any doubts, please use the comments section below. Also please let us know if you have suggestions or corrections.

Leave a comment:

Your email address will not be published.

− 1 = 1