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Schedules of Indian Constitution

Schedules of Indian Constitution

Polity Study Notes for SSC Exams 2018 – We are providing you all the 12 Schedules in Indian Constitution along with their small description.


First Schedule

  1. Names of the States and their territorial jurisdiction.
  2. Names of the Union Territories and their extent.

Second Schedule

» Provisions relating to the emoluments, allowances, privileges and so on of:

  1. The President of India
  2. The Governors of States
  3. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  4. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
  5. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in the states
  6. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council in the states
  7. The Judges of the Supreme Court
  8. The Judges of the High Courts
  9. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India

Third Schedule

» Forms of Oaths or Affirmations for:

  1. The Union ministers
  2. The candidates for election to the Parliament
  3. The members of Parliament
  4. The judges of the Supreme Court
  5. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
  6. The state ministers
  7. The candidates for election to the state legislature
  8. The members of the state legislature
  9. The judges of the High Courts

Fourth Schedule

» Allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the states and the union territories.

Fifth Schedule

» Provisions relating to the administration and control of scheduled areas and scheduled  tribes.

Sixth Schedule

» Provisions relating to the administration of tribal areas in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

Seventh Schedule

» Division of powers between the Union and the States in terms of List I (Union List), List II (State List) and List III (Concurrent List).

» Presently, the Union List contains 100 subjects (originally 97), the state list contains 61 subjects (originally 66) and the concurrent list contains 52 subjects (originally 47).

Eighth Schedule

» Languages recognized by the Constitution.

» Originally, it had 14 languages but presently there are 22 languages.

» Sindhi was added by the 21st Amendment Act of 1967.

» Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali were added by the 71 st Amendment Act of 1992.

» Bodo, Dongri, Maithili and Santhali were added by the 92nd Amendment Act of 2003.

Ninth Schedule

» Acts and Regulations (originally 13 but presently 282) 19 of the state legislatures dealing with land reforms and abolition of the Zamindari system and of the.

» Parliament dealing with other matters.

» This schedule was added by the 1st Amendment (1951) to protect the laws included in it from judicial scrutiny on the ground of violation of fundamental rights.

» However, in 2007, the Supreme Court ruled that the laws included in this schedule after April 24, 1973, are now open to judicial review.

Tenth Schedule

» Provisions relating to disqualification of the members of Parliament and State Legislatures on the ground of defection.

» This schedule was added by the 52nd Amendment Act of 1985, also known as Anti-defection Law.

Eleventh Schedule

» Specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats.

» It has 29 matters.

» This schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act of 1992.

Twelfth Schedule

» Specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities.

» It has 18 matters.

» This schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.


Also read:

Nature and Sources of the Constitution

Constitution and its Types (Part-1)

Constitution and its Types (Part-2)

The Constituent Assembly of India (Part-1)

The Constituent Assembly of India (Part-2)

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