Updated On : April 3, 2023
The Indian Constitution is the country's Supreme Law. It covers the fundamental principles that govern the Union and its territory, states and various rights, the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government, and emergency regulations, among other things.
Constitutional Law consists of both legal rules in the strict sense and of usage commonly called conventions, which are accepted as binding by all concerned in government without being enacted.
This subject offers a wide range of job opportunities for those interested in the Indian Constitutional structure and its workings.
According to Salmond, "Constitutional law is, as the name implies, a body of those legal rules which determine the state's constitution."
Constitutional Law has become one of the most popular legal specializations, and we've covered various topics in this article.
Moving on, in this article, we have included Salient features of the Indian constitution, Previous Year Questions based on Constitutional Law
|History||Features||Doctrines of Constitutionalism|
|The Preamble||Citizenship (Article 5-11)||
Articles 12-35 inter-relation between
Article 14, 19, 21, Article 352-360
|Fundamental Rights and Duties||Writs||Directive principle of state policy|
|Parliament and its functions||Constitutional and Non-Constitutional bodies|
Based on the CLAT PG exam previous year papers, we have curated a list of essential questions for your practice.
Practicing these questions will help you cover a large portion of the CLAT PG Syllabus as constitutional law holds a considerably good weightage in the exam.
Q. Which one of the following is not formally considered as an amendment to the Constitution under Article 368?
a. Creation of new states
b. Change in the Preamble
c. Change in the Part IV A
d. Change in Part XII.
Q. The fundamental right to form co-operative societies is provided under:
a. Article 19 (1)
b. Article 21
c. Article 14
d. Article 51 A (j).
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Q. Which of the following category of judges is not mentioned in the Constitution?
a. Acting Judge
b. Additional Judge
c. Ad hoc Judge
d. Puisne Judge.
Q. The Ordinance making power of the President under the Indian Constitution is:
a. An Executive power
b. A legislative power
c. Quasi-legislative power
d. Quasi executive power.
Q. Who was the Constitutional Advisor to the Constituent Assembly?
a. B N Rau
b. B R Ambedkar
c. Rajendra Prasad
d. K M Munshi.
Q. The recent amendment to the Constitution of India paving way for 10% reservation for Economically Weaker sections was done by amending:
a. Article 14
b. Articles 15 and 16
c. Article 15
d. Article 338.
Q. . How many amendments have been made to the Indian Constitution so far?
Q. Art. 141 of the Indian Constitution provides:
a. Law declared by it is not binding on High Courts
b. Law declared by the Supreme Court shall be binding on all courts within the territory of India
c. Advisory opinion may be given
d. Appeals from the High Court.
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Q. A seven-member bench of the Supreme Court unanimously struck down clauses 2(d) of Art.323 A and Clause 3(d) of Art 323B of the Constitution relating to tribunals which excluded the jurisdiction of High Court and Supreme Court. The court held that power of judicial review over legislative action is vested in the High Court under Art.226 and in the Supreme Court under Art.32. This is an integral part of the basic structure of the constitution. Name the case:
a. Chandra Kumar v. Union of India
b. Kihoto Hollohan v. Zachillhu
c. Nagaraj v. State of A.P.
d. Rajendra Singh Rana v. Swami Prasad Maurya.
Q. The minimum number of judges of the Supreme Court who are to sit to decide any case involving a substantial question of law as to the interpretation of the Constitution shall be:
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Frequently Asked Questions
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What is the Counselling Fees for participating in counseling for CLAT PG?
The counselling fee for participating in counselling for CLAT PG is Rs 30000 for general candidate and Rs 20000 for ST/SC/OBC/BC/EWS/PWD.
What does the term "constitutional law" mean?
Constitutional law is about the relationship between the individual and the state, and it also deals with political relations within a society.
What is the difference between law and constitution?
In India, how can I become a constitutional lawyer?
Can I practice constitutional law without obtaining a law degree?