Constitution of India : All Articles and Schedules making it the longest national Constitution

The Constitution of India came into force on 26th January, 1950. At the time of its adoption, the Constitution contained 395 Articles and eight Schedules and was about 145,000 words long.

Constitution of India : All Articles and Schedules making it the longest national Constitution
Constitution of India

The Constitution of India came into force on 26th January, 1950. At the time of its adoption, the Constitution contained 395 Articles and eight Schedules and was about 145,000 words long, making it the longest national Constitution to ever be adopted. Every Article within the Constitution was debated by the members of the Constituent Assembly, who sat for 11 sessions and 166 days to border the Constitution, over a period of two years and 11 months.

This section contains every Article within the amended Constitution of India (as of 2020), with its corresponding Article within the Draft Constitution of India, 1948. Each Article also contains a summary of the debates thereon Article within the Constituent Assembly. The Articles are grouped into 22 different parts, which reflects how they're organized within the text of the Constitution of India, 1950.The Schedules to the Constitution, which are now 12 in number, elaborate on government policy or rules in reference to specific Articles of the Constitution

Parts
Preamble

Part 1

The Union and its Territory

Part 2

Citizenship

Part 3

Fundamental Rights

Part 4

Directive Principles of State Policy

Part 4A

Fundamental Duties

Part 5

The Union

Part 6

The States

Part 8

The Union Territories

Part 9

The Panchayats

Part 9A

The Municipalities

Part 9B

The Cooperative Societies

Part 10

The Scheduled and Tribal Areas

Part 11

Relations between the Union and the States 

 Part 12

Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits

 Part 13

Trade , Commerce and Intercourse within the Territory of India

Part 14

Services Under the Union and the States

Part 14A

Tribunals

Part 15

Elections

Part 16

Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes

Part 17

Official Language

Part 18

Emergency Provisions

Part 19

Miscellaneous

Part 20

Amendment of the Constitution

Part 21

Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions

Part 22

Short Title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in Hindi and Repeals.

   

Schedules

First Schedule

Articles 1 and 4

Second Schedule

Articles 59(3), 65(3), 75(6), 97, 125, 148(3), 158(3), 164 (5), 186 and 221

Third Schedule

Articles 75(4), 99, 124(6), 148(2), 164(3), 188 and 219

Fourth Schedule

Articles 4(1) and 80(2)

Fifth Schedule

Article 244(1)

Sixth Schedule

Articles 244(2) and 275(1)

Seventh Schedule

Article 246

Eight Schedule

Articles 344(1) and 351

Ninth Schedule

Article 31B

Tenth Schedule

Articles 102(2) and 191(2)

Eleventh Schedule

Article 243G

Twelfth Schedule

Article 243W