|Which of the following is the requisite qualification for a candidate to be eligible for election as the President of India?
|I. Not less than 35 years of age
|II. Must not hold office of profit
|III. Must be eligible to become a member of Lok Sabha
|IV. Must be a member of either House of Parliament
A) I, II, IV
B) I, II, III
C) I, II
D) II, III
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] The Constitution provides that any person, who is a citizen of India, has complete the age of 35 years and is eligible for election as a member of Lok Sabha is entitled to contest election of President. A person, who holds any office under the Government of India or any Government or any local authority subject to the control of these governments, is not eligible for el as a President. He is not elected directly by the people, but according to Article 54, by the members an Electoral College consisting of (i) the elected members of both the Houses of the Parliament (ii) the elected members of the State Legislative Assemblies (but not of the Legislative Assemblies Union Territories).
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