How To Study Polity
Topics covered under Indian Polity
For ease of convenience it’s always mentioned as polity, but UPSC syllabus for CAPF paper I elaborate this topics in a few more words, i.e. “Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.” Undoubtedly, Constitution is the most important topic under Indian Polity.
How To Study Indian Polity For CAPF Exam?
There are no NCERT texts which can be suggested as a comprehensive material for the Indian Polity, but Class 11 and 12 NCERT textbook of Political Science – ‘Indian Constitution at work’ is a good starting point. If you want to get a comprehensive idea about Indian Constitution and its 395 articles.
Books to Prepare Indian Polity for CAPF Exam
It will be a cliche to recommend Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations – M. Laxmikanth here again. This is a really useful book for all stages of examination, and particularly Prelims. Introduction to the Constitution of India by Durga Das Basu and Our Parliament by Subhash Kashyap are also equally recommendable books for Indian Polity. If you have only a limited time, you should focus only on one book for Indian Polity. Explore other options once you are comfortable with any of the three books mentioned above.
Important topics in Indian Polity : Priority List
- Making of the Constitution
- Salient Features of the Constitution
- Preamble of the Constitution
- Union and its Territory
- Fundamental Rights
- Directive Principles of State Policy
- Fundamental Duties
- Prime Minister
- Supreme Court
- Chief Minister
- State Legislature
- High Court
- Subordinate Courts
- Federal System
- Centre-State Relations
- Inter-State Relations
- Union Territories
- Scheduled and Tribal Areas
- Panchayati Raj
- Urban Local Governments
- Emergency Provisions
- Special Status of Jammu & Kashmir
- Election Commission
- Union Public Service Commission
- Finance Commission
- Comptroller and Auditor General of India
- Attorney General and Solicitor General of India
- Advocate General of the State
- Subjects of Union, State and Concurrent Lists
- Table of Precedence
- Oath by the Constitutional and other Authorities
- Definitions under the Constitution
- Constitutional Amendments at a Glance.