Indian Polity and Constitution Notes for UPSC

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  1. Introduction

  2. Constitutional Features

  3. Guiding Values of the Constitution

  4. Sources of Constitution

  5. Working of the Constitution

  6. Union & its Territory

  7. Citizenship of India

  8. Overseas Citizenship of India

  9. Preamble

  10. Fundamental Rights of Indian Constitution

  11. Fundamental Duties of Indian Constitution

  12. Directive Principles of State Policy

  13. Constitutional Amendments

  14. Basic Structure Doctrine of Indian Constitution

  15. Important Constitutional Amendments


  1. Parliamentary System vs Presidential System

  2. Federal System of Indian Constitution

  3. Centre-State Relations

  4. Sarkaria Commission 

  5. Punchhi Commission

  6. Emergency Provision

  7. Inter-State Relations

  8. Zonal Councils


  1. Union Executive

  2. The President of India

  3. The Vice-President of India

  4. The Prime Minister of India

  5. Central Council of Ministers

  6. Cabinet Committees

  7. Parliament

  8. Houses of Parliament : Important Articles of Part V : Important Offices

  9. Parliamentary Committees

  10. Parliamentary Forums in India


  1. Governor

  2. State Legislative Assembly

  3. Local Government

  4. Judiciary

  5. Communist government

  6. Office of profit

  7. Elections System

  8. Delimitation

  9. Political Parties

  10. Parliamentary Privileges

  11. Parliamentary Proceedings

  12. Bills in Parliament

  13. Private Members Bills

  14. Constitutional Schedules

  15. Separation of Powers

  16. Protection of President and Governors

  17. Pressure Groups

  18. Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 (PESA)

  19. Pubic Interest Litigation

  20. Parts of Constitution

  21. Schedules

  22. 5th and 6th Schedules

Constitutional Bodies in India

  1. GST Council / Goods and Service Tax Council

  2. National Commission for SC

  3. National Commission for ST

  4. National Commission for Backward Classes

  5. Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities

  6. Comptroller and Auditor General of India

  7. Attorney General of India

  8. Solicitor General of India

  9. Advocate General of the State

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