Important articles of the Indian Constitution are an important part of GK and Current Affairs. Basic knowledge about the Indian Constitution, its parts, and schedules are useful for various exams like UPSC, SSC, NDA, CDS, etc.
There are 12 Schedules in the Constitution of India. Indian constitution has 448 articles in 25 parts, 12 schedules with 5 appendices, and 102 amendments.
Facts about Schedules of Indian Constitution
Originally there were only 8 schedules in the Indian Constitution. 4 more schedules were added to it by different amendments. We have provided below important details on each of the 12 schedules of the Indian Constitution.
Schedules of Indian Constitution PDF
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|First Schedule –
Article 1 and 4
|I. THE STATES
II. THE UNION TERRITORIES
|Second Schedule –
[Articles 59(3), 65(3), 75(6), 97, 125, 148(3), 158(3), 164(5),186 and 221]
|PART A — Provisions as to the President and the Governors of States
PART B — [Repealed.] PART C — Provisions as to the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States and the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State
PART D — Provisions as to the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts
PART E — Provisions as to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
|Third Schedule –
[Articles 75(4), 99, 124(6), 148(2),164(3), 188 and 219]
|Forms of Oaths or Affirmations|
|Fourth Schedule –
[Articles 4(1) and 80(2)]
|Allocation of seats in the Council of States(Rajya Sabha)|
|Fifth Schedule –
|Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes|
|Sixth Schedule –
[Articles 244(2) and 275(1)]
|Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in [the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram]|
|Seventh Schedule –
|List I – Union List
List II – State List
List III – Concurrent List
|Eight Schedule –
[Articles 344(1) and 351]
|List of recognised languages|
|Ninth Schedule –
|Validation of certain Acts and Regulations|
|Tenth Schedule –
[Articles 102(2) and 191(2)]
|Provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection|
|Eleventh Schedule –
|Powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats|
|Twelfth Schedule –
|Powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities, etc.|
MCQ Quiz on Schedules of Indian Constitution
Question 1: The Ninth Schedule was introduced in the Constitution of India during the prime ministership of ____________ .
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(c) Indira Gandhi
(d) Morarji Desai
Question 2. Under which Schedule of the Constitution of India can the transfer of tribal land to private parties for mining be declared null and void?
(a) Third Schedule
(b) Fifth Schedule
(c) Ninth Schedule
(d) Twelfth Schedule
Question 3. In the Eight Schedule which languages were added by 92nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 2003?
(a) Bodo, Maithili, Sindhi and Santhali
(b) Nepali, Maithili, Sindhi and Santhali
(c) Bodo, Maithili, Dogri and Santhali
(d) Bodo, Konkani, Sindhi and Santhali
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