Know All About Schedules: Indian Constitution for Judiciary


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The Constitution of India is bulky and lengthy. It contains various Articles, Schedules, Lists, and Parts.

So, you may ask how many Schedules are there in the Indian Constitution?

Well, there are 12 Schedules in the Constitution. Originally, the Constitution of India contained only 8 Schedules.

Below, we have made you a list of Schedules in the Indian Constitution that you can refer to revise before your judiciary exams. Take a look!

Schedules Indian Constitution

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Schedules in Indian Constitution at a Glance

S.No.Schedules DescriptionArticles
1First Schedule 1. Name of the states and their territorial jurisdiction
2. Name of the Union Territories and their extent
1 & 4
2Second Schedule Provisions relating to the emoluments, allowance, privileges, and so on of:
1. President of India
2. The Governors of States
3. The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
4. The Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha
5. The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in the States
6. The Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council in the States
7. The Judges of the Supreme Court
8. The Judges of the High Court
9. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
59, 65, 75, 97, 125,148,158,164,
186 & 221.
3Third Schedule Forms of Oaths or Affirmations for:
1. Union Ministers
2. Candidates for election to the president
3. Members of Parliament
4. Judges of the Supreme Court
5. Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
6. State ministers
7. The candidates for election to the state legislature
8. The judges of the High Courts
75, 84, 99, 124, 146, 173, 188 & 219
4Fourth Schedule Allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the states and the union territories4 and 80
5Fifth Schedule Provisions relating to the administration and control of scheduled areas and scheduled tribes244
6Sixth Schedule Provision relating to the administration of tribal areas in the state of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram244 and 275
7Seventh Schedule Division of powers between the Union and States in terms of:
1. List-I (Union List)100 subject (97 originally)
2. List-II (State List) 61 subjects (originally 66)
3. List-III (Concurrent List) 52 (originally 47
8Eighth Schedule Languages recognized by the Constitution. Originally these were 14. Presently 22 languages. 
Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri (Dongri), Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Mathili (Maithili), Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu.

Note: Sindhi was added in Indian Constitution by the 21st Amendment Act, 1967. Konkani, Manipuri, and Nepali by 71st Amendment Act, 1992 and Bodo, Dogri Maithili and Santhali by 92nd Amendment Act 2003.
344 and 351
9Ninth Schedule Acts and Regulation of the State legislature dealing with land reforms and the abolition of the zamindari system and the parliament dealing with other matters. (Added by 1st Amendment (1951)31-B
10Tenth Schedule Provisions relating to disqualification of the members of Parliament and state legislatures on the ground of defection (Added by 52nd Amendment Act, 1985). Also known as Anti-defection law102 and 191
11Eleventh Schedule Specifies the powers, authority, and responsibilities of Panchayats. It has 29 matters. (Added by 73rd Amendment At, 1992243-G
12Twelfth Schedule Specifies the powers, authority, and responsibilities of Municipalities. It has 18 matters (added by 74th Amendment Act, 1992)243-W

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