PRESIDENT OF INDIA UPSC/OPSC/ASO/SSC BY: DEEPAK KUMAR ROUT
About me M-Tech (Mechanical) from IIT Madras Appeared odisha civil service interview 'Written UPSC main "Currently working as IT Professional in Bengaluru.
President Articles 52 to 78 in Part V of the Constitution deal with the Union executive The Union executive consists of the President, the Vice-President, the Prime Minister, the council of ministers and the attorney general of India. *The President is the head of the Indian State. He is the first citizen of India and acts as the symbol of unity, integrity and solidarity of the nation. By Deepak Rout IITM
President Article 52 There shall be a President of India Article 53 - The executive power of the Union shall be vested in the President. Thus the President is: Executive head of the Republic. All the executive actions are taken in his name. The executive power vested in the President is to be exercised on the aid & advice of the Council of Ministers [Article 74(1) It is obligatory on the part of President to accept the advice of the council of ministers as per the 42ndand 44th Constitutional Amendment Acts. He is the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces.
Election of the President The President of India is elected by indirect election. He is elected by an electoral college in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote & the vote being secret. Article 54 The Electoral College consists of: (a) The elected members of both houses of Parliament (nominated members are not the members of electoral college) (b) The elected members of the Legislative Assemblies of the States (including National Capital Territory of Delhi & the Union Territory of Pondicherry) By Deepak Rout IITM
Qualification for election as President (a)He must be a citizen of India. (b) He must have completed the age of 35 years. (c) He must be qualified for election as a Member of the House of the People. (d) He must not hold any office of Profit under the Govt. of India or the Govt. of any State or under any local or other authority subject to the control of any of the said Govt. (e)However, following persons are not deemed to be holding any office of profit & hence they cannot be disqualified for election as the President: A sitting President or Vice- President of India/Governor of any state/A minister of the Union or of any State. By Deepak Rout IITM
Term of President's Office The President holds office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office. However, he can resign from his office at any time by addressing the resignation letter to the Vice-President. he can also be removed from the office before completion of his term by the process of impeachment. *The President can hold office beyond his term of five years until his successor assumes charge. * He is also eligible for re-election to that office By Deepak Rout IITM
77. Minimum age required to contest for the post of President of India is (A) 35 years (B) 25 years (C) 21 years (D) 45 years ASO 2015 Solution: A By Deepak Rout IITM
*educator, M-Tech ( mechanical )IIT Madras. IIM Bangalore (MBA),OPSC interview , UPSC Main, Founder of Kalinga Ias academy .