Memorize Important Articles of the Constitution

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Memorize Important Articles of the Constitution

Memorize Important Articles of the Constitution for UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Exam.

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Article 1

Name and territory of the Union

Article 3

Formation of new states and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing states.

Article 13

Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights.

Article 14

Equality before law

Article 16

Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment

Article 17

Abolition of untouchability

Article 19

Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech, etc.

Article 21

Protection of life and personal liberty

Article 21A

Right to elementary education

Article 25

Freedom of conscience and free profession, practice and propagation of religion.

Article 30

Right of minorities to establish and administer educational institutions.

Article 31C

Saving of laws giving effect to certain directive principles.

Article 32

Remedies for enforcement of fundamental rights including writs.

Article 38

State to secure a social order for the promotion of welfare of the people.

Article 40

Organisation of village panchayats.

Article 44

Uniform civil code for the citizens.

Article 45

Provision for early childhood care and education to children below the age of 6 years.

Article 46

Promotion of educational and economic interests of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other weaker sections.

Article 50

Separation of judiciary from executive.

Article 51

Promotion of international peace and security.

Article 51A

Fundamental duties

Article 72

Power of president to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases.

Article 74

Council of ministers to aid and advise the president.

Article 78

Duties of prime minister as respects the furnishing of information to the president, etc.

Article 110

Definition of Money Bills

Article 112

Annual financial statement (Budget)

Article 123

Power of president to promulgate ordinances during recess of Parliament.

Article 143

Power of president to consult Supreme Court

Article 155

Appointment of governor

Article 161

Power of governor to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases.

Article 163

Council of ministers to aid and advise the governor.

Article 167

Duties of chief minister with regard to the furnishing of information to governor, etc.

Article 169

Abolition or creation of legislative councils in states.

Article 200

Assent to bills by governor (including reservation for President)

Article 213

Power of governor to promulgate ordinances during recess of the state legislature.

Article 226

Power of high courts to issue certain writs.

Article 239AA

Special provisions with respect to Delhi.

Article 249

Power of Parliament to legislate with respect to a matter in the State List in the national interest.

Article 262

Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of interstate rivers or river valleys.

Article 263

Provisions with respect to an inter-state council.

Article 265

Taxes not to be imposed save by authority of law.

Article 275

Grants from the Union to certain states.

Article 280

Finance Commission

Article 300

Suits and proceedings

Article 300A

Persons not to be deprived of property save by authority of law (Right to property).

Article 311

Dismissal, removal or reduction in rank of persons employed in civil capacities under the Union or a state.

Article 312

All-India Services

Article 315

Public service commissions for the Union and for the states.

Article 320

Functions of Public service commissions

Article 323-A

Administrative tribunals324

Article 324

Superintendence, direction and control of elections to be vested in an Election Commission.

Article 330

Reservation of seats for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes in the House of the People.

Article 335

Claims of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes to services and posts.

Article 352

Proclamation of Emergency (National Emergency).

Article 356

Provisions in case of failure of constitutional machinery in states (President’s Rule).

Article 360

Provisions as to financial emergency.

Article 365

Effect of failure to comply with, or to give effect to, directions given by the Union (President’s Rule).

Article 368

Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and procedure therefor.