Important Articles of the Indian Constitution

IMPORTANT ARTICLES IN INDIAN CONSTITUTION FOR UPSC APPSC AND TSPSC GROUP 1 GROUP 2 AND GROUP 3

In this post, we are posting important articles in the Indian Constitution to remember for exams like UPSC Civil Services, APPSC and TSPSC Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3 exams.

Important Articles of the Constitution

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 inter-state 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 Tribunals

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

Article 370: Temporary provisions with respect to the state of Jammu and Kashmir

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