Schedules of the Indian Constitution

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Originally Indian Constitution has only 8 Schedules but presently there are 12 Schedules and they are as Follows.

First Schedule

  • Name of the Indian states and their Territorial Jurisdiction.
  • Name of the Union Territories and their extent.

Second Schedule

Provision relating to the emolument,allowances,privileges and so on of

  • The President of India
  • The Governors of the states
  • The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  • The Chairman and 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

Third Schedule

Oaths and Affirmations for

  • All Union Ministers
  • The Candidates for elections to the Parliament
  • The members of the Parliament
  • The Judges of the Supreme Court
  • The CAG of the India
  • The Ministers of the states
  • The candidate for election to the state legislature
  • The members of the states legislature
  • The Judges of the High Courts

Fourth Schedule

Allocations of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the states and the union Territories

Fifth Schedule

Provision relating to the Administration and control of Scheduled areas and Scheduled tribes

Sixth Schedule

Provision relating to the Administration of the tribal areas in the states of Assam,Meghalaya,Tripura and Mizoram

Seventh Schedule

Division of Powers between the Union and the states in terms of list

  • Union List (contains 100 subjects)
  • State list (contains 61 subjects)
  • Concurrent list (contains 52 subject)

Eight Schedule

Language recognized by the Constitution .Originally it had 14 Language but presently there are 22 Languages.

  • 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.

Ninth Schedule

This Schedule deal with the Acts and Regulations (Originally 13 but presently 282)

  • Ninth Schedule was added by the 1st Amendment Act 1951.

Tenth Schedule

This Schedule was added by the 52nd Amendment of 1985, also Known as Anti-defection Law.

Eleventh Schedule

This schedule specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats.

  • It has 29 Matters.
  • This Schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act 1992.

Twelfth Schedule

This schedule specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities.

  • It has 18 Matters.
  • This Schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.
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