List of Important Articles of Indian Constitution and its Purposes For Railway Exam| Download in PDF

List of Important Articles of Indian Constitution and its Purposes
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PART 1: THE UNION AND ITS TERRITORY
Article 1 - Name and Territory of the Union
Article 2 – admission or establishment of new States
Article 3 – Alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing states
Article 4 – Provide amendment of 1st and 4th Schedules and supplemental, incidental and consequential matters

PART 2: CITIZENSHIP
Article 5 – citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution         
Article 6 – Rights of certain persons who have migrated from Pakistan
Article 7 – rights of citizenship of migrants to Pakistan
Article 8 – rights of Indian origin people who reside outside India
Article 9 – persons voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign state not to be citizens
Article 10 - continuance of the rights of citizenships
Article 11 – parliament to regulate the right of citizenship by law

PART 3: FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS
General
Article 12 – definition
Article 13 – laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights
Right to Equality
Article 14 - Relates to Right to Equality
Article 15 – prohibition of discrimination of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth
Article 16 – equality of opportunity in matters of public employment
Article 17 - Abolishes the practice of un-touch ability
Article 18 – abolition of titles
Right ti Freedom
Article 19 - Deals with six freedoms of Indian citizens namely,
(a) Right to freedom of speech and expression
(b) Right to assemble peacefully and without arms
(c) Right to form associations or unions
(d) Right to move freely throughout the territory of India
(e) Right to reside and settle in any part of the territory of India
(f) Right to practice any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade, and business
Article 20 – protection in respect of conviction for offences
Article 21 - Provides protection to life and liberty to all persons
Article 21A - Right to elementary education
Article 22 - Affords protection against arbitrary arrest & detention
Right against Exploitation
Article 23 - Prohibits the traffic in human beings and beggars
Article 24 - Prohibits the employment of children below 14 years
Right to Freedom of Religion
Articles 25 – freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion
Article 26 – freedom to manage religious affairs
Article 27 – freedom as to payment of taxes for promotion of any particular religion
Article 28 – freedom as to attendance at religious worship in certain educational institutions
Cultural and Educational Rights
Article 29 – protection of interests of minorities
Article 30 – right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions
Right to Constitutional Remedies
Article 32 – remedies for enforcement of rights conferred by this part

PART 4: DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF STATE POLICY
Article 36 – definition
Article 37 – application of the principles contained in this part
Article 39A – equal justice and free legal aid
Article 40 - Deals with the formation of Panchayats
Article 41 – right to work, to education and to public assistance in certain cases
Article 43 – living wage for workers
Article 43A – participation of workers in management of industries
Article 44 - Uniform Civil Code for the Citizens
Article 45 - Free and compulsory education to all children below 14 years of age
Article 46 – promotion of educational and economic interests of SCs, STs and other weaker section
Article 47 – duty of the state to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of living and to improve public health
Article 48 – organization of agriculture and animal husbandry
Article 49 – protection of monuments and places and objects of national importance
Article 50 - Separation of Judiciary
Article 51 - Promotion of International peace & security

PART 4A: FUNDAMENTAL DUTIES
Article 51(A) - Relates to list of Fundamental Duties

PART 5: THE UNION
Chapter 1: The Executive
The President and Vice President
Article 52 – the President of India
Article 53 – executive power of the Union
Article 54 – election of President
Article 61 – procedure for impeachment of the President
Article 63 – the Vice President of India
Article 64 – the Vice President to be ex official chairman of the Council of States
Article 66 – election of Vice President
Article 72 – power of President to grant pardons
Council of Ministers
Article 74 - Council of Ministers to aid and advice the President
Attorney General of India
Article 76 – Attorney General for India
Chapter II: Parliament
Article 79 – constitution of Parliament
Article80 – composition of the council of states
Article 81 – composition of the House of the people
Article 83 – duration of Houses of Parliament
Offices of Parliament
Article 93 – the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of the People
Disqualification of Members
Article 105 – powers of the Houses of Parliament and of the members and committees
Legislative procedures
Article 109 – special procedure in respect of money bills
Article 110 - Definition of Money Bills
Procedure in Financial Matters
Article 112 - Annual Financial Statement (Budget)
Article 114 – appropriation of Bills
Chapter III: Legislative Powers of the President
Article 123 – Power of President to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Parliament
Chapter IV: The Union Judiciary
Article 124 – establishment and constitution of Supreme Court
Article 125 – Salaries of judges
Article 126 – appointment of acting Chief Justice
Article 127 – Appointment of ad hoc Judges
Article 128 – attendance of retired judges at sittings of the Supreme Court
Article 129 – Supreme Court to be a court of record
Article 130 – Seat of Supreme Court
Article 136 – special leave to appeal by Supreme Court
Article 137 – review of judgments of orders by the Supreme Court
Article 141 – Law declared by Supreme Court to be binding on all courts
Chapter V: Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Article 148 – Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Article 149 – Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor General

PART 6: THE STATES
Chapter II: The Executive
The Governor
Article 153 – Governors of States
Article 154 – Executive power of State
Article 161 – power of Governor to grant pardons
Council of Ministers
Article 165 – Advocate General for the state
Chapter IV: Legislative Power of the Governor
Article 213 – power of Governor to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Legislature
Article 214 – High courts for States
Article 215 – High Courts to be courts of record
Article 226 – power of High Courts to issue certain writs
Chapter VI: Subordinate Courts
Article 233 – appointment of district judges
Article 235 – Control over subordinate courts

PART 8: THE UNION TERRITORIES
Article 239 – administration of Union Territories
Article 240 – power of President to make regulations for certain Union Territories
Article 241 – High courts for Union Territories
Article 242 – repeated

PART 9: THE PANCHAYATS
Article 243A – Gram Sabha
Article 243B – constitution of Panchayats

PART 9A: THE MUNICIPALITIES
Article 243P – definitions
Article 243ZG – Bar to interference by Courts in electoral matters

PART 10: THE SCHEDULED AND TRIBAL AREAS
Article 244 – Administration of Scheduled Areas and Tribal Areas

PART 11: RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNION AND THE STATES
Chapter I: Legislative Relations
Distribution of Legislative Powers
Article 245 – extent of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States
Chapter II: Administrative Relations
Disputes relating to Waters
Article 262 - Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of Inter -state rivers or river valleys
Article 263 – Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council

PART 12: FINANCE, PROPERTY, CONTRACTS AND SUITS
Chapter I: Finance
General
Article 266 – consolidated Funds and public accounts of India and of the States
Article 267 – Contingency Fund, Distribution of Revenues between the Union and the States
Article 280 – Finance Commission
Chapter IV: Right to Property
Article 300A – Persons not to be deprived of property saves by authority of law

PART 13: TRADE, COMMERCE AND INTERCOURSE WITHIN THE TERRITORY OF INDIA
Article 301 – Freedom of trade, commerce and intercourse
Article 302 – Power of Parliament to impose restrictions on trade, commerce and intercourse

PART 14: SERVICES UNDER THE UNION AND THE STATES
Chapter I: Services
Article 308 – Interpretation
Article 312 – All-India Services
Chapter II: Public Service Commissions
Article 315 – Public Service Commissions for the Union and for the States
Article 320 – Functions of Public Service Commissions
Article 323 – Reports of Public Service Commissions

PART 14A: TRIBUNALS
Article 323A – Administrative tribunals
Article 323B – Tribunals for other matters

PART 15: ELECTIONS
Article 324 – Superintendence, direction and control of elections to be vested in an Election Commission
Article 325 – No person to be intelligible for inclusion in, or to claim to be included in a special, electoral roll on grounds of religion, race, caste or sex
Article 326 – Elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assemblies of States to be on the basis of adult suffrage
Article 329 – Bar to interference by court in electoral matters

PART 16: SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO CERTAIN CLASSES
Article 330 – Reservation of seats for SC and ST in the House of the People
Article 338 – National Commission for SC
Article 340 – Appointment of a Commission to investigate the conditions of BCs
Article 341 – Scheduled Castes
Article 342 – Scheduled Tribes

PART 17: OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Chapter I: Language of the Union
Article 343 – Official Language of the Union
Chapter II: Regional Languages
Article 345 – official language or languages of a State
Chapter III: Language of the Supreme Court, High Courts, etc.
Article 348 – Language to be used in the Supreme Court and in the High Courts and for Acts, Bills, etc.
Chapter IV: Special Directives
Article 351 – Directive for development of the Hindi Language

PART 18: EMERGENCY PROVISIONS
Article 352 – Proclamation of Emergency
Article 356 – Provisions in case of failure of constitutional machinery in States
Article 360 – Provisions as to financial emergency

PART 19: MISCELLANEOUS
Article 361 – Protection of President and Governors
Article 367 – interpretation

PART 20: AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION
Article 368 – Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution

PART 21: TEMPORARY, TRANSITIONAL AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS
Article 369 – Temporary power to Parliament to make laws with respect to certain matters in the State list as if they matter in the Concurrent list
Article 370 – Temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Article 371A – Special provision with respect to the State of Nagaland
Article 371B – Special provision with respect to the State of Assam
Article 371C – Special provision with respect to the State of Manipur
Article 371D – Special provision with respect to the State of Andhra Pradesh
Article 371E – Establishment of Central University in Andhra Pradesh
Article 371F – Special provision with respect to the State of Sikkim
Article 371G – Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram
Article 371H – Special provision with respect to the State of Arunachal Pradesh
Article 371-I – Special provision with respect to the State of Goa
Article 371J – Special status for Hyderabad-Karnataka region
Article 392 – Power of the President to remove difficulties

PART 22: SHORT TITLE, COMMENCEMENT, AUTHORITATIVE TEXT IN HINDI AND REPEALS
Article 393 – Short Title – This Constitution may be called the Constitution of India
Article 395 - Repeals

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