Indian Constitution Parts and Articles

Original Indian Constitution had 22 parts and 395 articles. Later 3 parts were added to it as amendments ( 9A – Muncipalities, 9B – co-operative societies and 14A tribunals). Various articles were also added under these 25 parts of Indian constitution as amendments. At present the total article count is around 444. An overview of Indian Constitution Parts and Articles is provided in this post. Take the best out of it!

Parts of Indian Constitution

Parts of Indian Constitution

The 22 parts of the Indian Constitution along with Subject and Articles they cover are given below.

Part Subject Articles
Part I The Union and its territory Art. 1 to 4
Part II Citizenship Art. 5 to 11
Part III Fundamental Rights Art. 12 to 35
Part IV Directive Principles Art. 36 to 51
Part IVA Fundamental Duties Art. 51A
Part V The Union Art. 52 to 151
Part VI The States Art. 152 to 237
Part VII Repealed by Const. (7th Amendment) Act, 1956
Part VIII The Union Territories Art. 239 to 242
Part IX The Panchayats Art. 243 to 243O
Part IXA The Muncipalities Art. 243P to 243ZG
Part IXB Co-operative Societies Art. 243H to 243ZT
Part X The Scheduled and Tribal Areas Art. 244 to 244A
Part XI Relations between the Union and the States Art. 245 to 263
Part XII Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits Art. 264 to 300A
Part XIII Trade, Commerce and Intercourse within the Territory of India Art. 301 to 307
Part XIV Services under the Union and the States Art. 308 to 323
Part XIVA Tribunals Art. 323A to 323B
Part XV Elections Art. 324 to 329A
Part XVI Special provisions relation to certain classes Art. 330 to 342
Part XVII Official Language Art. 343 to 351
Part XVIII Emergency Provisions Art. 352 to 360
Part XIX Miscellaneous Art. 361 to 367
Part XX Amendment of the Constitution Art. 368
Part XXI Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions Art. 369 to 392
Part XXII Short title, commencement, authoritative text in Hindi and repeals Art. 393 to 395
Also read:  The Union and its Territory : Part I (Articles 1- 4)

Schedules of Indian Constitution

Indian Constitution has now 12 schedules. Details of schedules in Indian Constitution is provided here.

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