Indian History

Indian Constitution

No. President
1. The President is the constitutional head and the first citizen of India.
2. Chapter 1 of the Part IV of the Constitution contains the provisions regarding the President.
3. The President acts as a nominal executive head and exercises his powers either directly or through officers subordinate to him.
4. Qualifications:
1. He shall be a citizen of India.
2. He shall have 35 years age.
3. He shall be eligible to become a member of House of People.
4. He shall not hold office of profit under the Union or State Government.
5. Presidet is elected by the electoral college. It consists elected members of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies.
6. The term of office of the President is 5 years.
7. The President of India can be impeached under Article 61 of the Constitution.