Additional Solicitor General of India

  • The Additional Solicitor General of India, also known as the ASG,  is the third-ranked law-officer in the Indian government.
  • The post of ASG is not constitutional as the constitution does not have any provisions regarding this. 
  • The seat of the Additional Solicitor-General of India may be at New Delhi or Mumbai or Chennai or Allahabad as the Government of India specifies.
  • The post of ASG is governed by Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987.