The Change of Guard Ceremony

03/06/2019

The Change of Guard Ceremony is held on every Saturday and Sunday at Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Timings:
On Saturday
12 Oct 2019 to 14 Nov 2019 : 0740 hrs – 0840 hrs
15 Nov 2019 to 14 Mar 2020 : 0940 hrs – 1040 hrs
On Sunday
13 Oct 2019 to 30 Oct 2019 : 1630 hrs – 1730 hrs
01 Nov 2019 to 14 Mar 2020 : 1610 hrs – 1710 hrs
15 Mar 2020 to 30 Apr 2020 : 1710 hrs – 1810 hrs
01 May 2020 to 10 Oct 2020 : Closed due to hot weather conditions.(To recommence on 2nd Sunday of October 2020)

NOTE:
1- The Change of Guard Ceremony will not be carried out on the following dates due to the rehearsals of the forthcoming Republic Day Parade/Beating Retreat Ceremony 2020 and the Rashtrapati Bhavan Divas Celebrations.
18 Jan 2020 (Saturday) : 0940 hrs – 1040 hrs
19 Jan 2020 (Sunday) : 1610 hrs – 1710 hrs
25 Jan 2020 (Saturday) : 0940 hrs – 1040 hrs
26 Jan 2020 (Sunday(RD Parade)) : 1610 hrs – 1710 hrs
02 Feb 2020 (Sunday) : 1610 hrs – 1710 hrs

2- Closing of Rashtrapati Bhavan and Garden for public viewing from 23, 25 and 26 Jan 2020 due to the rehearsals and security arrangements in connection with upcoming Republic Day Parade on 26 Jan 2020 and Beating Retreat Ceremony on 29 Jan 2020.

A request to witness the Change of Guard Ceremony can be made online through a link on the website https://presidentofindia.gov.in/rbvisit/rbvisit_cog.aspx.

A person with valid photo ID Card would be allowed to witness Change of Guard Ceremony free of cost subject to availability of seats. Entry will open 40 minutes prior to Ceremony and close 15 minutes prior to commencement of Ceremony.

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