Voting for Presidential elections to be held on 18th July, counting of votes on 21st July, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Thursday.
A total of 4,809 electors to vote in the Presidential elections and no political party can issue a whip to its members, he added.
Notification for polls: June 16
Last date for nomination: June 29
Scrutiny: June 30
Withdrawal of nomination: July 2
As per Article 62 of the Constitution, an election for the next president must be held before the completion of the incumbent`s term. The term of office of President Ram Nath Kovind will be ending on 24th July.
Previously, the presidential election was held on July 17, 2017, while the declaration of the winner was made three days later on July 20.
The President in India is elected by the members of the electoral college comprising of elected members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.