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Indian Constitution: Parts, Schedules and Articles

Indian Constitution has 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement. Currently, Constitution of India comprises of...

Akshay Palande Written by Akshay Palande · 1 min read >

Indian Constitution has 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules at the time of commencement. Currently, Constitution of India comprises of 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 103 amendments have been made in the Indian constitution till the date.

The Parts of the Indian Constitution are given below:

PartsSubject MatterArticles Covered
IThe Union and its territory1 to 4
IICitizenship5 to 11
IIIFundamental Rights12 to 35
IVDirective Principles of State Policy36 to 51
IV-AFundamental Duties51-A
VThe Union Government52 to 151
Chapter I – The Executive52 to 78
Chapter II – Parliament79 to 122
Chapter III – Legislative Powers of President123
Chapter IV – The Union Judiciary124 to 147
Chapter V – Comptroller and Auditor-General of India148 to 151
VIThe State Governments152 to 237
Chapter I – General152
Chapter II – The Executive153 to 167
Chapter III – The State Legislature168 to 212
Chapter IV – Legislative Powers of Governor213
Chapter V – The High Courts214 to 232
Chapter VI – Subordinate Courts233 to 237
VIIIThe Union Territories239 to 242
IXThe Panchayats243 to 243-O
IX-AThe Municipalities243-P to 243-ZG
IX-BThe Co-operative Societies243-ZH to 243-ZT
XThe Scheduled and Tribal Areas244 to 244-A
XIRelations between the Union and the States245 to 263
Chapter I – Legislative Relations245 to 255
Chapter II – Administrative Relations256 to 263
XIIFinance, Property, Contracts and Suits264 to 300-A
Chapter I – Finance264 to 291
Chapter II – Borrowing292 to 293
Chapter III – Property, Contracts, Rights, Liabilities, Obligations and Suits294 to 300
Cpapter IV – Right to Property300-A
XIIITrade, Commerce and Intercourse within the Territory of India301 to 307
XIVServices under the Union and the States308 to 323
Chapter I – Services308 to 314
Chapter II – Public Service Commissions315 to 323
XIV-ATribunals323-A to 323-B
XVElections324 to 329-A
XVISpecial Provisions relating to Certain Classes330 to 342
XVIIOfficial Language343 to 351
Chapter I – Language of the Union343 to 344
Chapter II – Regional Languages345 to 347
Chapter III-Language of the Supreme Court, High Courts, and so on348 to 349
Chapter IV-Special Directives350 to 351
XVIIIEmergency Provisions352 to 360
XIXMiscellaneous361 to 367
XXAmendment of the Constitution368
XXITemporary, Transitional and Special Provisions369 to 392
XXIIShort title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in Hindi and Repeals393 to 395
Written by Akshay Palande
Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology. Profile

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