SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    The President takes oath before assuming office in the presence of the Chief Justice of India. If the Chief Justice is not available, he takes the oath in the presence of:

    A)  The senior most judge of the Supreme Court.

    B)  The Vice-president.

    C)  The Attorney General of India.

    D)  Election Commissioner.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The President is required to make and subscribe in the presence of the Chief Justice of India (or in his absence, the senior-most Judge of the Supreme Court), an oath or affirmation that he/she shall protect, preserve and defend the Constitution as follows: "I, (name), do swear in the name of God (or solemnly affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President (or discharge the functions of the President) of the Republic of India, and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the Constitution and the law, and that I will devote myself to the service and well-being of the people of the Republic of India."--- Article 60, Constitution of India

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