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List of Important Articles of the Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution when adopted by Constituent Assembly in 1949 had 395 articles and 22 parts. Many other articles and three other parts were added to it by subsequent constitutional amendments. As of now Indian constitution contains more than 444 articles in 25 parts. Here, we are giving GK list of Important Articles of the Indian Constitution for the aspirants of the different examinations like IAS/IPS/PSC/State Exams/SSC/CDS/NDA/Railways etc  which can be used as quick revision capsule.
Mar 12, 2018 15:54 IST
List of Important Articles of the Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution when adopted by Constituent Assembly in 1949 had 395 articles and 22 parts. Many other articles and three other parts were added to it by subsequent constitutional amendments. As of now the Constitution Of India contains more than 444 articles in 25 parts.

List of Important Article of the Constitution

Articles

Description

Article 1-4

Deals with the territory of India, formation of new states, alterations, names of existing states.

Article 5-11

Deals with various rights of citizenship.

Article 12-35

Deals with fundamental rights of Indian Citizen Abolition of untouchability and titles.

Articles 36-51

Deals with Directive Principles of State Policy

Articles 51A

This part was added by 42nnd Amendment in 1976, which contains the fundamental duties of the citizens.

Articles 52-151

Deals with government at the centre level.

Articles 152-237

Deals with government at the state level.

Article 238

Deals with States.

Articles 239-241

Deals with Union Territories

Articles 242-243

It consists of two parts: (i) added by 73rd amendment in 1992, which contains a new schedule. It contains 29 subjects related to Panchayati Raj, who have been given administrative powers.

(ii) It is added by 74th amendment in 1992, which contains a new schedule. It contains 18 subjects relate to municipalities, who have been given administrative powers.

Articles 244-244A

Deals with scheduled and tribal areas.

Articles 245-263

Deals with the relationship between union and states.

Articles 264-300A

Deals with the distribution of revenue between union and states, appointment of Finance Commission etc.

Article 301-307

Deals with the trade, commerce and intercourse within the territory of India.

Article 308-323

Deals with Union Public Service Commission and State Public Services Commissions.

Article 323A, 323B

Added by 42nd Amendment in 1976. Deals with administrative tribunals set up by parliament to hear disputes and complaints regarding Union, states or local Government Employees.

Articles 324-329

Deals with election.

Articles 330-342

Deals with special provision for SCs and STs and Anglo-Indian Representatives.

Articles 343-351

Deals with official language of union and states.

Article 352-360

Deals with emergency provisions, President’s rule.

Articles 361-367

Deals with exemption of criminal proceedings for their official acts of president and governors.

Article 368

Deals with Amendment of constitution.

Article 369-392

Article 370 deals with Special status to J&K.

Article 371A

Gives special provisions with respect to state of Nagaland.

Articles 393-395

Deals with the short title, commencement and repeal of the constitution.

 

Indian Constitution contains fundamental political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of government institutions and sets out fundamental rights, directive principles and the duties of citizens. In the above list of general knowledge deals with the Important Articles of the Indian Constitution for the aspirants of the different examinations.

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