As we all know Indian Constitution is considered to be the world's lengthiest constitution. Most of you might be worrying about how can I memorize all the articles of the constitution? What are the easy ways to remember Fundamental Rights? Are there any short tricks to remember Parts of the Constitution?

Well, what if we tell you there are some easy ways to remember all these articles? This post shall guide you through important articles under the constitution of India, tips to remember the Indian Constitution, and more.

So, Why Late? Dig into the post to learn smart techniques to remember all the articles and schedules of the constitution.

How many Articles are there in Indian Constitution?

When the constitution came into force, there were 395 articles, 22 parts, and 8 Schedules. And now, there are 448 articles, 25 parts, and 12 schedules. 

Most of you might be thinking, is it mandatory to know about all the articles of the Indian Constitution for Upcoming Judiciary Exams?

Not every article is important for judicial service examination. Let us have a look at the table below to know the parts of the Constitution of India.

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Parts of the Indian Constitution Subject Mentioned in the Part Articles in Indian Constitution
Part I Union & Its Territory Article 1-4
Part II Citizenship Article 5-11
Part III Fundamental Rights Article 12-35
Part IV Directive Principles Article 36-51
Part IV A Fundamental Duties Article 51A
Part V The Union Article 52-151
Part VI The States Article 152-237
Part VII Note: 7th Amendment Act, 1956 repealed Part 7
Part VIII The Union Territories Article 239-242
Part IX The Panchayats Article 243-243O
Part IX-A The Municipalities Article 243P-243ZG
Part IX B Co-operative Societies Article 243ZH-243ZT
Part X Scheduled and Tribal Areas Article 244-244A
Part XI Relation between Union & States Article 245-263
Part XII Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits Article 264-300A
Part XIII Trade, Commerce and Intercourse within the territory of India Article 301-307
Part XIV Services under the Union and States Article 308-323
Part XIV A Tribunals Article 323A-323B
Part XV Elections Article 324-329A
Part XVI Special Provisions relating to certain classes Article 330-342
Part XVII Official Languages Article 343-351
Part XVIII Emergency Provisions Article 352-360
Part XIX Miscellaneous Article 361-367
Part XX Amendment of the Constitution Article 368
Part XXI Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions Article 369-392
Part XXII Short title, Commencement, Authoritative Text in
Hindi and Repeals
Article 393-395

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Tips to Remember the Parts of the Constitution

As said above, there are 25 parts of the Indian Constitution. Following are some of the simple mnemonics that can easily help you remember all the parts of the constitution.

Mnemonic 1: U Can Fly Directly From US to UP to Meet Child of Shyam and Ram; Fruits Taste Sweet To Eat So Only Eat Maggi As Tasty Snack (to remember all 25 parts)

Mnemonic 2: Read From the Start to End Please (from part XI to part XVI)

Mnemonic 3: LEMATS (from part XVII to part XXII)

Schedules of the Indian Constitution

There are 12 schedules in the Indian Constitution, and these schedules help categorise bureaucratic activity and government policy.

The following are the schedules of the Indian Constitution.

  • 1st schedule: List of States and Union Territories and their Territories
  • 2nd Schedule: Allowances, privileges, Emoluments of the President, Governors, Supreme Court Judges, etc.
  • 3rd Schedule: Oaths and affirmations
  • 4th Schedule: Allocation of seats for State and Union Territories in the Rajya Sabha
  • 5th Schedule: Administration and control of scheduled areas and scheduled tribes
  • 6th Schedule: Administration of tribal areas in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, and Mizoram
  • 7th Schedule: Federal Structure - deals with the three legislative lists: Union, State, Concurrent
  • 8th Schedule: 22 official languages
  • 9th Schedule: Land reforms and the abolition of the zamindari system.
  • 10th Schedule: Provisions relating to disqualification of the members on the ground of Defection
  • 11th Schedule: Panchayats
  • 12th Schedule: Municipalities

Tips to Remember Schedules of the Indian Constitution

You can use the simple technique given below to remember the 12 schedules of the Constitution.

"TEARS OF OLD PM"

T - Territories

E - Emoluments

A - Affirmations

R - Rajya Sabha

S - Scheduled Areas

O - Other Areas

F - Federal Structure

O - Official languages

L - land Reforms

D - Defection laws

P - Panchayat

M - Municipality

How to Remember the Sources of the Indian Constitution?

The Indian Constitution is formed by considering the features from various countries of the Constitution such as Australia, the US, the UK, Ireland, Japan, Canada, etc.

The following are some of the simple tricks that will help you remember the sources of the Indian Constitution easily.

Irish Constitution

To remember the Irish Constitution, you have to remember the following statement:

Ele's DP is NO. 1

  • Ele's - Election of the President 
  • DP - Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP)
  • No. 1 - Nomination of members to Rajya Sabha

UK Constitution (British)

To remember the features of the British Constitution, you can remember the following two statements:

Parle Bi-SCuit

  • Pa - Parliamentary government
  • R - The rule of law
  • Le- Legislative Procedure
  • Bi - Bicameralism
  • Si - Single Citizenship

Sin Bi is a Complex Law

  • Sin - Single Citizensship
  • Bi - Bicameralism
  • Comp - Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)
  • Law - Legislative Procedure Law Making Procedure 
  • Writs

US Constitution

The following is the statement to remember the features of the US Constitution.

President Needs Fund for Removal of Present Vice-President & Judges in the USA

  • President - President of India
  • Fund - Fundamental Rights
  • Removal - Impeachment of the President, Removal of Supreme Court & High Court Judges
  • PREsent - PREamble
  • Vice-president - Post of Vice-president
  • Judges - Independence of judiciary, Judicial review, 

Canada Constitution

The following is a simple statement to remember the features of the Canadian Constitution.

Can I Know Feds Address

  • Can - Canada
  • Feds - Federation with a strong centre
  • Add - Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
  • Ress - Residuary power to the Centre