List of Indian Ambassadors to Foreign Countries for General Awareness

This article will give the list of Indian Ambassadors to Foreign Countries. The names of people representing Indian Embassy overseas is important for General Awareness of various competitive and Government exams.

Who are the Ambassadors?

Indian Ambassadors are the Chief diplomatic representatives of the country housed in the Embassy of India in foreign countries. 

Who is the newly appointed Indian Ambassador to the United States? Taranjit Singh Sandhu, an IFS officer representing the Indian Embassy in the United States, took the office on 6th February 2020. 

Candidates can know more on IFS officers from the links given below:

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Indian Ambassadors to Foreign Countries

The table below gives the list of people representing Indian embassies in different countries. Candidates can download the list of Indian Ambassadors to foreign countries PDF for future reference and assistance.

List of Indian Ambassadors to Foreign Countries
S.No. Foreign Countries Indian Ambassadors
1 Afghanistan Rudrendra Tandon
2 Algeria Gaurav Ahluwalia
3 Angola Pratibha Parkar
4 Argentina (along with Paraguay & Uruguay) Dinesh Bhatia
5 Armenia Kishan Dan Dewal
6 Australia Anumula Gitesh Sarma
7 Austria Jaideep Mazumdar
8 Azerbaijan Sanjay Rana
9 Bahrain Piyush Srivastava
10 Bangladesh Pankaj Saran
11 Belarus Sangeeta Bahadur
12 Belgium Santosh Jha
18 Belize Manpreet Vohra
13 Bhutan Ruchira Kamboj
14 Botswana Rajesh Ranjan
15 Brazil Suresh Reddy
16 Brunei Darussalam Ajaneesh Kumar
17 Bulgaria Pooja Kapoor
19 Cambodia Devyani Uttam Khobragade
20 Canada Ajay Bisaria
21 Chile Anita Nayar
22 China Vikram Misri
23 Colombia Sanjiv Ranjan
24 Congo & Gabon Ram Karan Verma
25 Croatia Raj Kumar Srivastava
26 Cuba Madhu Sethi
27 Cyprus Madhumita Hazarika Bhagat
28 Czech Republic Hemant H. Kotalwar
29 Denmark Ajit Gupte
30 Egypt Rahul Kulshreshth
31 Eritrea Subhash Chand
32 Fiji Vacant
33 Finland Raveesh Kumar
34 France Jawed Ashraf
35 Germany Mukta Dutta Tomar
36 Ghana Sugandh Rajaram
37 Greece Amrit Lugun
38 Guatemala B.S. Mubarak
39 Guyana K J Srinivasa
41 Hungary Kumar Tuhin
42 Iceland T. Armstrong Changsan
43 Indonesia Manoj Kumar Bharti
44 Iran Gaddam Dharmendra
45 Iraq Birender Singh Yadav
46 Ireland Sandeep Kumar
47 Israel Sanjeev Singla
48 Italy Dr. Neena Malhotra
49 Ivory Coast (along with Liberia & Guinea) Sailas Thangal
50 Jamaica R. Masakui
51 Japan Sanjay Kumar Verma
52 Jordan Anwar Haleem
53 Kazakhstan Prabhat Kumar
54 Kenya Virander Kumar Paul
55 Korea Ms Sripriya Ranganathan
56 Kuwait Sibi George
57 Kyrgyzstan Alok Amitabh Dimri,
58 Lebanon Suhel Ajaz Khan
59 Lesotho Jaideep Sarkar
60 Libya Puneet R. Kundal
61 Madagascar Abhay Kumar
62 Malawi Anurag Bhushan
63 Malaysia Mridul Kumar
64 Maldives Sunjay Sudhir
65 Mali Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
66 Malta Rajesh Vaishnaw
67 Mauritius K. Nandini Singla
68 Mexico Manpreet Vohra
69 Mongolia MP Singh
70 Morocco Shambu Singh Kumaran
71 Mozambique Vacant
72 Myanmar Saurabh Kumar
73 Namibia Prashant Aggarwal
74 Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra
75 Netherlands Pradeep Kumar Rawat
76 New Zealand Muktesh K. Pardeshi
77 Nicaragua Upender Singh Rawat
78 Niger Prem K. Nair
79 Nigeria & Chad Abhay Thakur
80 Norway B. Bala Bhaskar
81 Oman Munu Mahawar
82 Pakistan Vacant
83 Papua New Guinea Sushil Kumar Singhal
84 Peru M. Subbarayudu
85 Philippines Shambhu S. Kumaran
86 Poland Tsewang Namgyal
87 Portugal Manish Chauhan
88 Qatar Deepak Mittal
89 Romania Rahul Shrivastava
90 Russia B. Venkatesh Varma
91 Saudi Arabia Ausaf Sayeed
92 Senegal G.V. Srinivas
93 Serbia Narinder Chauhan
94 Seychelles Dalbir Suhag Singh
95 Singapore Jawed Ashraf
96 Slovak Republic Vanlalhuma
98 Slovenia Namrata S. Kumar
97 South Africa Jaideep Sarkar
99 Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay
100 South Sudan S.D. Moorthy
101 Republic of Sudan Ravindra Prasad Jaiswal
102 Suriname Mahender Singh Kanyal
103 Sweden & Latvia Tanmaya Lal
104 Switzerland Monika Kapil Mohta
105 Tajikistan Viraj Singh
106 Tanzania Sanjiv Kohli
107 Thailand Suchitra Durai
108 Trinidad and Tobago Arun Kumar Sahu
109 Tunisia Puneet R. Kundal
110 Turkey Sanjay Panda
111 Turkmenistan Vidhu P. Nair
112 Ukraine Partha Satpathy
113 United Arab Emirates Pavan Kapoor
114 United Kingdom Gaitri I. Kumar
115 United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu
116 Uzbekistan Manish Prabhat
117 Venezuela Abhishek Singh
118 Vietnam Pranay Verma
119 Yemen Ashok Kumar
120 Zambia N.J. Gangte
121 Zimbabwe Vijay Khanduja

Updated – 8th February 2021

free online quiz for IBPS, SSC and other government exams

Aspirants of upcoming government or competitive exams must go through the list of Indian Ambassadors to different countries as general awareness is an important part of the syllabus of all these exams.

Candidates preparing for UPSC exams might also encounter questions on Indian Ambassadors in the preliminary examination. 

Those who aspire to prepare for various government exams can check important topics for the General Awareness section given below:

Candidates can check the SSC General Awareness page for more relevant topics on GK for Government exams.

General Awareness Sample Questions on Indian Ambassadors 

Given below are the sample questions on the Indian Ambassador to foreign countries for candidates reference to understand the prominence of the topic for the general awareness section of various exams.

Q.1 Taranjit Singh Sandhu succeeds _____ as Indian Ambassador to the United States.

  1. Pavan Kapoor
  2. Santosh Jha
  3. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi
  4. Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Answer (4)

Q.2. Who is the youngest Indian Ambassador appointed till now, appointed in 2018, he was 38 years of age.

  1. Abhay Kumar
  2. Dinesh Bhatia
  3. Rajesh Agrawal
  4. Partha Sehpathy

Answer (1)

Q.3. ____ represents the Indian embassy in China.

  1. Arindam Bagchi
  2. Agit Gupte
  3. Vikram Misri
  4. Gautam Bambawale

Answer (3)

Q.4. Appointed in 2019, Pavan Kapoor is representing Indian embassy in which country?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. UAE
  3. Serbia
  4. Saudi Arabia

Answer (2)

Q.5. ____ was the first Indian ambassador to the United States of Independent India.

  1. Binay Rajan Sen
  2. Braj Kumar Nehru
  3. Asif Ali
  4. Benegal Rama Rau

Answer (3)

List of Indian Ambassadors to Foreign Countries PDF:-Download PDF Here

Aspirants must have a clear idea of the entire syllabus for the various government exams and only then can they start their preparation systematically. So given below are a set of links they can refer to:

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