Total: 50Hrs

1. Significance of the constitution: Making of the Constitution Pole of theConstituent Assembly, Salient features, the Preamble, Citizenship, Procedure for amendment of the Constitution. (10 Hrs)

2. Fundamentals Rights, the Right to Equality, the Right to Freedom, the Rightagainst Exploitation, the Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Educational Rights, the Right to Constitutional Remedies. (10 Hrs)

3. Nature of the Directive Principles of State Policy, Difference between ofFundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy Implementation of Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties (8 Hrs)

4. Union Government Powers and Functions of the President, the PrimeMinister, Council of Ministers. Composition, powers and functions of the Parliament, Organization of Judiciary, Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court,

Independence of Judiciary.                                                                              (12 Hrs)

5. State Government — Powers and Functions of Governor, Chief Minister,

Council of Ministers. Composition, Powers and Functions of State Legislature, Local Government and the Constitution, Relation between the Union and the States. (10 Hrs)


  1. Subhash C. Kashyap, Our Constitution: An Introduction to India's constitution and constitutional Law, New Delhi, National Book Trust 2000.
  1. Durga Das Basu, Introduction to the Constitution of India, New Delhi, Prentice Hall of India, 2001
  1. Constitution Assembly Debates, New Delhi, Lok Sabha Secretariat, 1989.
  1. Granville Austin, Working of a Democratic Constitution: The Indian Experience, New Dilhi, Oxford University Press, 1999.