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CONSTITUTION OF INDIA SCHEDULES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

SCHEDULES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Schedules are lists in the constitution which categorize and tabulate bureaucratic activity and government policy. 

  • First Schedule (Articles 1 and 4) – Lists India’s states and territories, changes in their borders and the laws used to make that change. 
  • Second Schedule – Lists the salaries of public officials, judges, and the comptroller and auditor general. 
  • Third Schedule – Forms of oaths – Lists the oaths of office for elected officials and judges. 
  • Fourth Schedule (Articles 4(1) and 80(2)) – Details the allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) by state or union territory. 
  • Fifth Schedule (Article 244(1)) – Provides for the administration and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes (areas and tribes requiring special protection). 
  • Sixth Schedule (Articles 244(2) and 275(1)) – Provisions made for the administration of tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram. 
  • Seventh Schedule (Article 246) — Central government, state, and concurrent lists of responsibilities 
  • Eighth Schedule (Articles 344(1) and 351) – Official languages 
  • Ninth Schedule (Article 31-B) – Validation of certain acts and regulations 
  • Tenth Schedule (Articles 102(2) and 191(2)) – Anti-defection provisions for members of Parliament and state legislatures. 
  • Eleventh Schedule (Article 243-G) —Panchayat Raj (rural local government) 
  • Twelfth Schedule (Article 243-W) — Municipalities (urban local government) 

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CONSTITUTION OF INDIA PARTS OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

PARTS OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

The constitution’s articles are grouped into the following parts: 

  • Part I – States and union territories 
  • Part II – Citizenship 
  • Part III – Fundamental Rights 
  • Part IV – Directive Principles of State Policy 
  • Part IVA – Fundamental Duties 
  • Part V   –   The Union 
  • Part VI   – The States 
  • Part VII   – States in the B part of the first schedule (repealed)     
  • Part VIII   – Union territories 
  • Part IX    – Panchayats   
  • Part IXA – Municipalities 
  • Part IXB – Co-operative societies 
  • Part X – Scheduled and tribal areas 
  • Part XI – Relations between the union and the states 
  • Part XII – Finance, property, contracts and suits 
  • Part XIII – Trade and commerce within India 
  • Part XIV – Services under the union and states 
  • Part XIV A – Tribunals 
  • Part XV – Elections 
  • Part XVI – Special provisions relating to certain classes 
  • Part XVII – Languages 
  • Part XVIII – Emergency provisions 
  • Part XIX – Miscellaneous 
  • Part XX – Amending the constitution 
  • Part XXI – Temporary, transitional and special provisions 
  • Part XXII – Short title, date of commencement, authoritative text in Hindi and repeals