most-important-articles-of-constitution-of-india-for-upsc-ias-exam-2021

As of March 2020,  Constitution of India comprises 448 articles in 25 parts and 12 schedules. There are 104 amendments that have been made in the Indian constitution up to January 25, 2020. The very first amendment in the Indian Constitution was made in 1950.
Here is the list of various important Articles of the Indian Constitution. For the purpose of UPSC CSE Exam, we have to memorize on selected articles. Those articles which remain in news quite often have been presented in a manner that a UPSC aspirant is able to memorize them with ease. To watch the video session on the same by Jatin Verma Click here https://youtu.be/_jTItXOa4WA

S.No

Article

Deals with

1 1 Name and Territory of Union
2 3 New States Formation, Alteration of Boundaries, etc.
3 13 Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the Fundamental Rights
4 14 Equality before Law (popularly known as Right to Equality)
5 15 Prohibition of Discrimination (on basis of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth)
6 16 Equality in case of Public Employment
7 17 Abolition of Untouchability
8 18 Abolition of Titles
9 19 Protection of Certain Rights to Freedom (popularly known as Right to Freedom)
10 19(a) Freedom of Speech & Expression
11 19(b) Right to Peaceful Assembly
12 19(c) Freedom of Association
13 19(d) Right to Move Freely through India
14 19(e) Freedom of Settlement & Residence
15 19(f) (Omitted as a fundamental right – governed by article 300A.) Right to Own Personal Property.
16 19(g) Freedom to Practise any Profession, Occupation, Trade or Business
17 21 Right to Life and Personal Liberty
18 21A Right to Education
19 23 Prohibition of Human Trafficking and Forced Labour
20 24 Prohibition of Child Labour
21 25 Freedom to Practise & Propagate Religion Freely
22 29 Protection of Interests of Minorities
23 32 Remedies for enforcement of Fundamental Rights including writs
24 44 Uniform Civil Code
25 50 Separation of Judiciary from Executive
26 51 Promotion of International Peace and Security
27 51A Fundamental Duties
28 72 Powers of President to Grant Pardons etc.
29 76 Attorney-General of India
30 78 Duties of Prime Minister
31 85 Sessions of Parliament, Prorogation and Dissolution
32 93 The Speaker & Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha
33 100 Voting in Houses
34 105 Powers, Privileges, etc. of Members of Parliament
35 106 Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
36 108 Joint Sitting of both Houses of Parliament
37 110 Money Bills
38 112 Budget
39 123 President’s Power to Promulgate Ordinance while Parliament in Recess
40 127 Appointment of ad hoc Judges in the Supreme Court
41 139 Supreme Court’s Powers to Issue Certain Writs
42 141 Supreme Court’s Law Binding on All Courts
43 148-149 Comptroller and Auditor-General of India
44 155 Appointment of Governor
45 161 Power of Governors to Grant Pardon etc.
46 165 Advocate-General for the State
47 167 Duties of Chief Minister
48 224 Appointment of Additional & Acting Judges in High Courts
49 224A Appointment of Retired Judges in High Courts
50 226 Power of High Courts to issue writs
51 280 Finance Commission
52 312 All India Services
53 324 Election Commission
54 335 SCs and STs claim to Services and Posts
55 343 Official Language
56 352 National Emergency
57 356 President’s Rule in case of Failure of Constitutional Machinery in States
58 360 Financial Emergency
59 368 Power of Parliament to Amend the Constitution

We, at JV's, will keep on updating this list depending upon the relevance of these articles of the constitution from the current affairs point of view.

We have also presented JV's list of Important amendments to the Constitution of India. You can search for the same.