12 SCHEDULES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

FIRST SCHEDULES

Names of states and their territorial jurisdictions.
Name of union territories and their extent.

Articles covered are from 1 to 4.

12 SCHEDULES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
12 SCHEDULES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION

SECOND SCHEDULE

Provisions relating to emoluments allowances,privileges for

The President and the Governor of states.
The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha.
The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Legislative Assemblies in the states.
The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of Legislative Councils in the States.
The Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Court.
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
Articles covered are 59,65,75,97,125,148,158,164,186 and 221.

THIRD SCHEDULE

Forms of oaths or affirmations for

The Union Ministers.
The candidates for elections to the Parliament.
The Members of Parliament (MP).
The Judges of the Supreme Court.
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).
The State Ministers.
The candidates for elections to the State Legislature.
The Member of State Legislature.
The Judges of the High Court.
Articles covered are 75,99,124,148,168,188 and 219.

FOURTH SCHEDULE

Allocation of the seats in the Rajya Sabha to the states and the union territories.
Articles covered are 4 and 80.

FIFTH SCHEDULE

Provisions relating to the administration and the control of the schedules areas and the schedule tribes.
Article covered are 244.

SIXTH SCHEDULE

Provisions relating to administration of the tribal areas in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.
Articles covered are 244 and 275.

SEVENTH SCHEDULE

Division of powers between Centre and States.
List I-Union List -It is for Central Government-97 subjects.
List II-State List -It is for the State Government-66 subjects.
And List III- Concurrent List-It concerns both Union and State Governments.Both have the power to make laws-47 subjects.
If any dispute arises regarding the concurrent list the will of the union prevails.
Article covered is 246.

EIGHTH SCHEDULE

Includes the languages recognized by the Constitution.
Originally,it had 14 languages,but presently there are 22 languages

  1. Assamese
  2. Bengali
  3. Gujarati
  4. Hindi
  5. Kannada
  6. Kashmiri
  7. Konkani
  8. Malayalam
  9. Manipuri
  10. Marathi
  11. Nepali
  12. Oriya
  13. Punjabi
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Sindhi
  16. Telugu
  17. Tamil
  18. Urdu
  19. Bodo
  20. Dogri
  21. Santhali
  22. Maithili

Last four were added in 2004,by 92nd Amendment Act,2003.
Articles covered are 344 and 351.

NINTH SCHEDULE

Acts and Regulations (originally 13 but presently 282) of the state legislatures dealing with land reforms and abolition of the zamindari system.
The schedule was added in 1951 by the First Amendment Act,1951.
It contains acts and orders related to land tenure,road tax,railways and industries.
Article covered is 31-B.

TENTH SCHEDULE

Provisions relating to disqualification of the Members of Parliament and state Legislatures on the grounds of defection.It has been added by the 52nd Amendment Act, of 1985,also known as Anti-defection law.
Articles covered are 102 and 191.

ELEVENTH SCHEDULE

Specifies the powers authority and responsibilities of Panchayats. It has 29 matters.
The schedule was added by the 73rd Amendment Act 1992.
Article covered is 243-G.

TWELFTH SCHEDULE

Specifies the powers, authority and responsibilities of Municipalities. It has 18 matters.
The schedule was added by the 74th Amendment Act of 1992.
Article covered is 243 W.

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