Which among the following was the first Presidency of British East India Company in India ?

Which among the following was the first Presidency of British East India Company in India ?
[A] Madras
[B] Masulipattam
[C] Surat
[D] Hugli

Surat
Surat was the first Presidency of British East India Company in India. The other Presidency of the Company at that time in the east was at Bantam in Java where Captain Lancaster had, earlier, during 1601-1603, established a factory of the Company.

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