Schedules of Indian Constitution UPSC Notes PDF with tricks

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Here is the list of Schedules of Indian Constitution. Important for UPSC and other various government exams. At the end of this table, we provide simple, well-known short tricks to remember all Schedules of Indian Constitution.

In 1949, when the Indian Constitution was adopted, it has 8 schedules. Currently, this number has increased to 12 as a result of various amendments to the Indian Constitution.

12 schedules of Indian constitution UPSC

ScheduleFeatures of SchedulesArticles
First Schedule Union and Territories
• Names of the States and their territorial jurisdiction.

• Names of the Union Territories and their extent.
Article 1 and Article 4
Second ScheduleProvisions relating to the emoluments, allowances of_
• The President of India
• The Governors of States
• The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
• The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
• The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in the states
• The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council in the states
• The Judges of the Supreme Court
• The Judges of the High Courts
• The Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Articles list:
59
65
75
97
125
148
158
164
186
221
3rd schedule Forms of Oaths or Affirmations
• The Union ministers
• The candidates for election to the Parliament
• The members of Parliament
• The judges of the Supreme Court
• The Comptroller and Auditor General of India
• The state ministers
• The candidates for election to the state legislature
• The members of the state legislature
• The judges of the High Courts
Articles list:
75
84
99
124
146
173
188
219
Fourth ScheduleAllocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the states and the union territoriesArticle 4 & Article 80
Fifth ScheduleProvisions relating to the administration and control of scheduled areas and scheduled tribes.Article 244
Sixth ScheduleProvisions relating to the administration of tribal areas in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and MizoramArticle 244 and Article 275
Seventh Schedule Division of powers between the Union and the States.

It has three legislative lists:
• List I (Union List)
• List II (State List)
• List III (Concurrent List)

• Presently, the Union List contains 98 subjects (originally 97)
• The State List contains 59 subjects (originally 66) and
• The Concurrent List contains 52 subjects (originally 47)
246
Eighth ScheduleOfficial Languages
• Originally, it had 14 languages
• At present there are 22 languages.

• Assamese
• Bengali
• Bodo
• Dogri (Dongri)
• Gujarati
• Hindi
• Kannada
• Kashmiri
• Konkani
• Mathili (Maithili)
• Malayalam
• Manipuri
• Marathi
• Nepali
• Odia
• Punjabi
• Sanskrit
• Telugu
• Urdu
• Sindhi
• Santhali
• Tamil

• Sindhi was added by the 21st Amendment Act of 1967

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

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

Oriya was renamed as ‘Odia’ by the 96th Amendment Act of 2011.

Article 344 and Article 351
Ninth ScheduleActs and Regulations (originally 13 but presently 282)32 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)

Article 31-B
Tenth ScheduleAnti Defection Law
• Provisions relating to disqualification of the members of Parliament and State Legislatures on the ground of defection
Articles: • 102
• 191
Eleventh Schedule Panchyats
• Specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats.

• It has 29 matters.

• This schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act of 1992.
Article 243-G
Twelfth ScheduleMunicipalities
• Specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities.

• It has 18 matters.

• This schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.
Article 243-W

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Tricks to remember schedules of Indian constitution

• Here is a simple trick to remember all Schedules of the Indian Constitution.

• Remember the Sentence “TEARS OF OLD PM”

• Here each letter of this sentence refers to a specific schedule of the Indian Constitution.

For Example __

• T – Territory
• E – Emoluments
• A – Affirmations and Oaths
• R – Rajya Sabha
• S – Scheduled Areas
• O – Other Scheduled Areas
• F – Federal Structure
• O – Official Languages
• L – Land Reforms
• D – Defection (Anti Defection Law)
• P – Panchayats
• M – Municipalities

Tricks to remember schedules of Indian constitution

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q1. Indian constitution consists of how many articles and schedules

Answer: 395 Articles and Tota 12 schedules

Q2. What are the 12 schedules of Indian constitution?

Answer:
Territory
Emoluments
Affirmations and Oaths
Rajya Sabha
Scheduled Areas
Other Scheduled Areas
Federal Structure
Official Languages
Land Reforms
Defection (Anti Defection Law)
Panchayats
Municipalities

Q3. What is the number of schedules in the Indian constitution?

Answer: Tota 12 schedules

Q4. The original Indian constitution consists of how many articles and schedules

Answer: 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules

Q5. Which schedule of the Indian Constitution deals with anti-defection?

Answer. The Tenth Schedule

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