12 Schedules of Indian Constitution

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12 Schedules of Indian Constitution


  • Indian Constitution originally had eight schedules. Four more schedules were added by different amendments, now making a total tally of twelve. Schedules are basically tables which contains additional details not mentioned in the articles.
    • First schedule:
      • contains the list of states and union territories and their territories
    • Second schedule:
      • contains provisions of:
        • the President,
        • Governors of States,
        • Speaker
        • the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People
        • the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States
        • the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
        • the Chairman
        • the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council of a State,
        • the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the High Courts
        • the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
        • the list of states and union territories and their territories.
    • Third Schedule:
      • contains the Forms of Oaths or Affirmations.
    • Fourth Schedule:
      • contains provisions as to the allocation of seats in the Council of States.
    • Fifth Schedule:
      • contains provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes.
    • Sixth Schedule:
      • contains provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.
    • Seventh Schedule:
      • contains the Union list, State list and the concurrent list.
    • Eighth Schedule:
      • contains the list of recognized languages.
    • Ninth Schedule:
      • contains provisions as to validation of certain Acts and Regulations.
    • Tenth Schedule:
    • contains provisions as to disqualification on ground of defection.
    • Eleventh Schedule:
      • contains the powers, authority and responsibilities of Panchayats.
    • Twelfth Schedule:
      • contains the powers, authority and responsibilitiesdules of Municipalities.

 

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