- subordinate to the Attorney General of India.
- second law officer of the country
- assisted by four Additional Solicitors General for India.
- Unlike the Attorney General, Solicitor General does not tender legal advice to the Government of India. His workload is confined to appear in courts on behalf of the Union of India.
>Attorney General of India
>>Solicitor General of India
>>> (4) Addl. Solicitor General(s) of India
>Advocate General of (a State of India)