With the expansion and consolidation of the Delhi Sultanate, new administrative institutions also started emerging.
The administrative structures and institutions introduced in India were influenced by the Mongols, Seljukids, etc, brought by the new rulers.
During the Sultanate period, administrative institutions emerged at different levels – central, provincial and local.
During the Sultanate period, the administrative apparatus was headed by the Sultan who was helped by various nobles.
There were various other offices along with the office of the Sultan.
There was a council of Ministers Majlis-i-Khalwat to assist the Sultan.