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Features Of Indian Parliamentary System: UPSC CSE/IAS Preparation
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This lesson focuses on features of Indian Parliamentary System which are based on the British model of the parliamentary system. It then highlights few of the articles and the structure of the Indian Parliament which consists of the head of the state, the upper house and the lower house. This lesson will be extremely beneficial to those who are preparing for UPSC Civil Services Examination CSE (for IAS, IPS, IRS etc.), State Civil Services Examination (conducted by RPSC, UPPSC, MPPSC and so on), other examination conducted by UPSC and other government bodies which includes questions on General Knowledge, Current affairs, general awareness, General studies. It will also cover other related exams like Central Police Forces Exam (Assistant Commandant), SSC (Staff Selection Commission- Combined Graduate Level exams), Bank PO exams like IBPS, SBI and RBI exams, Combined Defence Service exam (CDS), ACIO (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) etc.

Bhavin Sangoi
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.

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Thank you sir very very very helpful and nice video
ye lectures hindi me nhi h?
Hi, the lessons or collections should be such a that , it should have a-z about that specific subject. For example, if I want to learn polity, so there should be proper serial of lessons , so that one can learn from zero. Thanks for this usefull information.
Syed ahamed
3 years ago
yes. me also felt same thing. i agree with you.
Roman Saini
3 years ago
Will make it like this from now on.
As always... wonderful series and such a great effort! Sir kindly clarify that whether nomination of 12 members in RS is compulsory, as it doesn't seem to be in the LS as presently there are none!
Bhavin Sangoi
3 years ago
Yes, it's compulsory in Rajya sabha. In case of Loksabha it is optional.
  1. Parliamentary system of India Features of Indian parliamentary system Presented by Bhavin Sangoi Presented by :Bhavin Sangoi Follow me on https://unacademy.in/user@BhavinSangoi


  2. It is based on Westminster (British) model of parliamentary system . Constitution makers chose parliamentary system over Presidential form of government because they had experience of working under this system before independence.


  3. In Parliamentary system head of the state is nominal head. . . Article 74 of Indian constitution mandates that President acts in accordance with advice given by council of minister headed by prime minister


  4. Fusion of legislature and executive - Article 75 (5) of constitution, mandates that a person who is not a member of the either house of Parliament for six consecutive months, shall cease to be a minister


  5. According to article 75 (1) prime minister is appointed by President and other ministers are appointed on his advice. According to article 75 (2) An individual minister holds office during the pleasure of President .According to article 75 (3) council of minister is collectively responsible to house of people.


  6. Structure of Indian Parliament (Rajya sabha) (President) Head of the state Maximum strength Present strength (Loksabha) Upper House Lower House 238 + 1 2 = 250 members 550 2 552 members 233 +12 245 members 543 +0 543 members