General Knowledge India Quiz Questions|Schedules of Indian Constitution

Many competition exams in India which are MCQ based sometimes ask question based on this topic. So every student should remember this answer.

Question: How many schedules are there in Indian Constitution. Write a short note?

Answer: There are twelve schedules in Indian Constitution. These are as follows.

First Schedule: It deals with description of states and Union Territories.

Second Schedule: It deals with Salary of President, Governor of States, Chief Judges, Judges of High Court and Supreme court, Comptroller and Auditor General

Third Schedule: It deals with Forms of Oaths and affirmations

Fourth Schedule: Allocation of seats of each state in Rajya Sabha

Fifth Schedule: It contains provisions for Administration and control of scheduled areas and tribes

Sixth Schedule: It contains provisions for administration of Tribal Area in Asom, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram & Arunachal Pradesh

Seventh Schedule: It contains provisions for division pf powers between Union and States. Three lists have been prepared.

Union List: It contains 97 subjects

State List: It contains 66 subjects

Concurrent list:It contains 47 subjects.

Eighth Schedule: It contains languages which are recognized by Constitution of India. I contains 22 languages.

Assamese,Bengali,Gujrati,Hindi,Kannada,Kashmiri,Manipuri,Malayalam,Konkani,Marathi,Nepali,Oriya,Punjabi,Sanskrit,Sindhi,Tamil,Telugu,Urdu,Santhali,Bodo,Maithili,Dogri

  • Sindhi language was added in 1967 by 21st constitutional Amendment
  • Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali were added in 1992 by 71st constitutional amendment
  • Santhali, Maithili, Bodo and Dogri were added in 2003 by 92nd constitutional amendment

Ninth Schedule: It contains acts and provisions related to land reforms. It was added by 1st constitutional amendment in 1951.

Tenth Schedule: It contains provisions for disqualification of members of parliament on ground of Defection. It was added by 52nd constitutional amendment in 1985.

Eleventh Schedule: It contains provisions ,powers of Panchayats. It was added by 73rd constitutional amendment in 1992

Twelfth Schedule: It contains provisions regarding powers and responsibilities of municipalities. It was added by 74th Constitutional amendment in 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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