Main Examination Pattern
Q1. The Indian Constitution strikes a balance between flexibility and rigidity. Comment.
Q2. While the Central and State Governments both derive their authority from the Constitution, the Indian Constitution provides for a federal system with a unitary bias. Explain.
Q3. India is an “indestructible union of destructible states”. In this context, explain the Parliament's power to reorganise the states under Article 3 of the Constitution of India.
Q4. What are the constitutional provisions available in the Indian Constitution to conserve the linguistic diversity of India and discuss the significance of protecting linguistic diversity.
Q5. The ‘Objectives Resolution’ moved by Jawahar Lal Nehru outlined the fundamentals and philosophy of our constitution. Comment.
Q6. Discuss the reasons for India adopting federalism. Also, explain the federal features of the Indian Constitution.
Q7. "The values enshrined in the Preamble of our Constitution reflects the very purpose of democracy". Elaborate.
Q8. “The harmony and balance between the Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy is an essential feature of the basic structure of the Constitution”. Elucidate.
Q9. The Citizenship Act 1955, is the exhaustive law relating to citizenship in India. In this context, enumerate the various provisions dealing with the acquisition and loss of citizenship in India after the commencement of the Constitution.
Q10. The Fundamental Rights enshrined in the Indian Constitution have often met with a wide and varied criticism. Analyse.