SCHEDULES OF THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION
In Present, the Constitution of India has 448 Articles in 25 Parts and 12 Schedules. The world’s lengthiest written constitution had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement.
|First Schedule||Territories of the States of the Union Territories||1&4|
|Second||Salaries, Allowances etc. of Constitutional Authorities |
PART A: Provision as to the president and the Governor of States.
PART B: Repealed.
PART C: Provisions as to the Speaker and the Deputy-Chairman of the Council of States & the Speaker and the Deputy-Speaker of the Legislative Assembly & the Chairman &the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of States
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. Forms of the Oaths or Affirmations for The Union Ministers.The candidates for election to the Parliament.The Members of the Parliament.
|Third||Forms of oaths and Affirmations of offices for elected officials including 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.||75,99,124,148,164,188,and 219|
|Fourth||Allocation of seats to State and Union Territories in the Rajya Sabha.||4 and 80|
|Fifth||Provisions as to the Administration and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes. |
PART A: General
PART B: Administration & and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes.
PART C: Scheduled Areas.
PART D: Amendment of the Schedule.
|Sixth||Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura,and Mizoram||244 (2) and 275|
|Seventh||Gives allocation of powers and functions between Union & States. It contains 3 lists|
Union List (For Central Govt.) 97 subjects.States List (Power of State Govt.), 66 subjects.Concurrent List( Both Union &States), 47 subjects.
|Eighth||List of 22 languages of India recognized by the constitution originally it had only 14 recognized languages: |
(Sindhi was added in 1967 by 21st amendment)(Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali were added in 1992 by 71st amendment)(Santhali , Maithili, Bodo and Dogri were added in 2003 by 92nd amendment)
|344 and 351|
|Ninth||Validation of certain Acts and regulations, mostly relating to the land reforms. There are 284 such Acts. This Schedule was added to the constitution by the first Amendment Act of 1951, which provided, that by incorporating any law into it, the State would make it immune from judicial scrutiny.||31B|
|Tenth||Provisions relating to the disqualification of the legislators on grounds of defection. This Schedule was added by the 52nd amendment Act of 1985. It is also known as the Anti- Defection Law.||102 and 191|
|Eleventh||Specifies the powers, authority and the responsibilities of the panchayats. It has 29 matters. This Schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act of 1992.||243G|
|Twelfth||Specifies the power, authority and the responsibilities of the Municipalities. . It has 18 matters. This Schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.||243W|
Also Read: Article 19 of the Indian Constitution
Also Read: Article 20 of the Indian Constitution