Constitutional Law – Notes, Case Laws And Study Material

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A basic understanding of the Constitutional Law is a must for every individual. The Constitution of India is the supreme law of the country. It includes the fundamental principles governing the Union and its territories; states and various rights; Executive, legislature and the judiciary; Emergency provisions, etc. This subject also has ample weightage in every competitive exam related to law and order.

Legal Bites brings you the best study material on this subject with our brilliant up-to-date notes and case laws. The course is divided into fourteen modules to provide readers with a systematic study of constitutional laws. The modules have been specially designed to give students an in-depth insight into every aspect of constitutional law.

The well-researched miscellaneous articles and the 10-part series of important questions towards the end of this course give students an edge when participating in national level competitions and exams. Our study material holds the key to success for aspiring lawyers.

Important articles and study material on Constitutional Law – Click on the links to Read:

Module I: Historical overview and nature of the Indian Constitution

  1. Introduction to concepts of the constitution, constitutional law and constitutionalism
  2. Historical background and Evolution of the Constitution
  3. Constituent Assembly – Journey and Challenges
  4. Indian Constituent Assembly: Features and its Committees
  5. Main Sources of the Indian Constitution
  6. Introduction to the Constitution of India
  7. Constitution of India – Full Text
  8. Preamble to the Constitution of India: Introduction, Features and Significance
  9. Features of the Constitution and a brief comparison with various Constitutions
  10. Limited Government in India | Explained

Important Books and Practice Tests (Must Have)

  1. Constitutional Law of India by HM Seervai
  2. Constitution of India by V. N. Shukla
  3. The Constitution Of India Bare Act Along with Supreme Court Guidelines, Landmark Judgment, Important Tips, Legal Maxims, Words and phrases-Legally Defined
  4. 1000+ MCQ Test Series

Module II: Union and its Territory

  1. Formation of a state
  2. Concepts of citizenship and nationality
  3. Citizenship law in India | All you need to know
  4. A brief overview of the Citizenship Act, 1955

Module III: Concept of State and various Fundamental Rights

  1. Concept of ‘State’ under Article 12
  2. Meaning of ‘Law’ under Article 13
  3. Article 13 and Power of Amendment under Article 368
  4. Right to Equality: Concept and Explanation | Article 14-18
  5. Case Analysis: Indra Sawhney v. Union of India (1993)
  6. Case Study: R.C. Poudyal v. Union of India [AIR 1993 SC 1804]
  7. Right to Freedom: Categories and Dimensions of Article 19
  8. The Golden Triangle in the Indian Constitution: Article 14, 19, and 21
  9. Right to Life & Personal Liberty | Article 21 Explained
  10. Right to Privacy: Evolution

Module IV: Other Fundamental Rights

  1. Right to Education
  2. Right to Die with Dignity: A Constitutional Perspective
  3. Right Against Exploitation: A Comprehensive Analysis
  4. Right to Freedom of Religion (Articles 25-28)
  5. Cultural and Educational Rights (Art 29-30)
  6. Right to constitutional remedies (Art 32 and 226)
  7. Right to Property under the Indian Constitution Explained
  8. Martial Law in the Constitution of India

Module V: Interrelationship between Fundamental Rights and other parts of the Constitution

  1. Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policy
  2. Parliamentary Privileges And Fundamental Rights
  3. Fundamental Rights and Emergency Provisions
  4. Freedom of Trade and Commerce: Explained

Module VI: Directive Principles Of State Policy And Fundamental Duties

  1. Directive Principles Of State Policy: An Overview
  2. Fundamental Duties enshrined in the Constitution of India

MODULE VII: Executive

  1. Constitutional provisions related to President of India
  2. Constitutional provisions related to Governor
  3. Federalism in India: Unitary, Quasi, Cooperative, Competitive

MODULE VIII:  Parliament and State Legislature                         

  1. The various forms of Government: A primary synopsis
  2. Indian Parliament: Composition, Functions, Privileges & Inter-relation
  3. State Legislature: Composition, Functions and Privileges
  4. Anti-Defection Law / Tenth Schedule
  5. Local Self Government In India | Panchayati Raj Institution & Urban Local self-governments

MODULE IX: Centre-State Relationship                                           

  1. Federalism in India: Unitary, Quasi, Cooperative, Competitive
  2. Distribution of Power: Legislative Relations between Centre and State
  3. Centre-State Financial relationship – Taxing powers of Union and State
  4. Administrative Relationship between the Centre and States
  5. Analysis of Provisions related to Languages under the Indian Constitution

MODULE X: Union and State Judiciary                                           

  1. Union Judiciary – Composition, Appointment, Condition of services and removal of Judges
  2. Jurisdiction of Supreme Court
  3. Special Leave Petition; Article 136 | Concept & Explanation
  4. State Judiciary – Composition, Appointment, Conditions of services and removal of Judges
  5. Jurisdiction of High Courts
  6. Judicial Review and Judicial Activism

MODULE XI: Emergency Provisions                        

  1. National Emergency Provisions Under the Indian Constitution
  2. Relationship between Fundamental Rights and Emergency Provisions

MODULE XII: Amendment of the Constitution

  1. The doctrine of Basic Structure
  2. Judicial Review
  3. Constitutional Values of Landmark Amendments in India
  4. Important amendments in the Constitution of India

MODULE XIII: Other Miscellaneous Topics     

  1. Schedules in the Indian Constitution | Explained
  2. Impact of Scrapping of Article 370 on the Fundamental Rights of the Citizens of J&K
  3. Public Service Commissions: Background, Establishment & Function
  4. Election Commission Of India: History, Composition, Powers and Functions
  5. Order of Precedence of the Government of India

Other Important articles and study material on Constitutional Law – Click on the links to Read:

  1. Salient Features of the Constitution of India
  2. Union and its Territories: As provided under Article 1-4 of the Indian Constitution
  3. Indian Constitution: Federal or Quasi-Federal
  4. Citizenship of India under Indian Constitution
  5. Introduction to the Fundamental Rights of an Individual: As provided against the State
  6. Fundamental Rights – Nature, Scope and importance
  7. Writ Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
  8. Relationship between Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles of State Policies (DPSPs)
  9. Fundamental Duties
  10. Governor’s Role in the Context of Centre-State Relations
  11. Emergency Provisions
  12. Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir
  13. Freedom of Trade Commerce And Intercourse
  14. Judicial Review
  15. Secularism in India – An Overview and Comparison with Saudi Arabia

Practice Prelims Test Series – Constitutional Law

Important Doctrines

  1. Doctrine of Territorial Nexus; Meaning, Explanation and Case Laws
  2. Doctrine of Eclipse in Constitutional Law: Analysis with Related Case Laws
  3. Doctrine of Laches: Meaning and Elements
  4. Doctrine of Colourable Legislation
  5. Doctrine of Pith and Substance: Applicability in the Indian Constitution
  6. Doctrine of Incidental or Ancillary Powers: Explanation with Related Case Laws

Important Mains Questions Series  for Judiciary, APO & University Exams

  1. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-I
  2. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-II
  3. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-III
  4. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-IV
  5. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-V
  6. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-VI
  7. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-VII
  8. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-VIII
  9. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-IX
  10. Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-X

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15 thoughts on “Constitutional Law – Notes, Case Laws And Study Material

  1. Saumya Shukla

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    Best place to understand the acts, that too in a simple yet creative manner

  4. Himanshu Thakur

    why some points in the modules are grey? and not accessible? rest of the content is very good though..

    1. Himanshu Saini

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      We are working hard to make your experience better. Few topics are underway and will be updated soon.
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  5. raghaw

    can i got all notes in pdf form , that ll be easy to read in a hard copy

  6. Byas Singh Rathore

    I want a perfect notes on this chapter.
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