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TNPSC Free Notes Polity In English- Vice-President

இந்தக் கட்டுரையில், TNPSC குரூப் 1, குரூப் 2, குரூப் 2A, குரூப் 4 மாநிலப் போட்டித் தேர்வுகளான TNUSRB, TRB, TET, TNEB போன்றவற்றுக்கான  முறைகள் இலவசக் குறிப்புகளைப் பெறுவீர்கள்.தேர்வுக்கு தயாராவோர் இங்குள்ள பாடக்குறிப்புகளை படித்து பயன்பெற வாழ்த்துகிறோம்.


 The vice-President occupies the second highest office in the country.
 He is accorded a rank next to the President in the official warrant of precedence.
 This office is modelled on the lines of the American Vice- President.
 Article 63 of the constitution provides for a Vice President of India.
 This office has been created to maintain the political continuity of the state.
Qualification for the election as Vice President
 He should be a citizen of India.

 He must have completed the age of 35 years.
 He must not hold any office of profit under the Union, State or local Government.
 He should have the qualification to become a member of the Rajya Sabha.
Election and term of the Vice-President
 Article 66(1) the Vice- President is elected not directly by the people but the method of
indirect election like the president.
 He is elected by the members of an electoral college consisting of the member of both
Houses of Parliament.
 The term of office of the Vice President is five years.
 His office may terminate earlier than the fixed term either by resignation, death or by
 He is eligible for re-election.
 The Constitution does not provide a mechanism of succession to the office of the Vice –
 Under such circumstances, election to the Vice President shall be held early as possible.
Till then deputy chairman of the Rajya sabha can perform the duties of the chairman of
the Rajya sabha.

Removal of the Vice President
 The Vice President may be removed from his office by a resolution of the Council of
States passed by a majority of all the then members of the council and agreed to by the
House of the People.
 A resolution for this purpose may be moved only after a notice of at least a minimum of
14 days has been given of such an intention.

Functions of the Vice President
 The Vice-President is the Ex-Officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. As the Chairman of the
House, he carries out several functions.
 He regulates the proceeding of the House.
 He decides the order of the House.
 He decides the admissibility of a resolution or questions.
 He suspends or adjourns the House in case of a grave disorder.
 He issues directions to various committees on matters relating to their functions.
 When the President is unable to discharge his duties due to illness or absence from the
country, he attends to the functions of the President.

 When the President is unable to do so due to sickness or when the post of President
becomes vacant due to resignation, death, or removal by impeachment etc. the Vice-
President can act as the President for a maximum period of six months.
Casting Vote
 According to Article (100) of the Constitution, the vice president can only cast his vote
when there is a tie over the Bill in the Rajya Sabha.
 It means that there is a need for one vote only to pass the Bill. So vice-president using
his discretion power cast his vote in favour or against the Bill.
 No members have any right to oppose his decision.


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