I

Form of oath of office for a Minister for the Union:—

“I,  A. B., do  swear in the name of  God/ solemnly affirm  that I will bear true faith and allegiance

 

to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India,] that I will faithfully and conscientiously discharge my duties as a Minister for the Union and that I will do right to all manner of people in accordance with the Constitution and the law, without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.”

 

II

 

Form of oath of secrecy for a Minister for the Union:—

“I,  A.B.,  do   swear  in    the    name of God/solemnly affirm  that I will not directly or indirectly

communicate or reveal to any person or persons any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as a Minister for the Union except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as such Minister.”

 

III

A

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by a candidate for election to Parliament:—

“I, A.B., having been nominated as a candidate to fill a seat in the Council of States (or the House  of the People) do  swear   in  the  name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established and that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India.”

 

B

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by a member of Parliament:—

“I, A.B., having been elected (or nominated) a member of the Council of States (or the House of the People) do swear in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance

to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India and that I will faithfully discharge the duty upon which I am about to enter.”

 

IV

 

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by the Judges of the Supreme Court and the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India:—

 “I, A.B., having been appointed Chief Justice (or a Judge) of the Supreme Court of  India  (or  Comptroller  and   Auditor-General   of   India)  do   swear in the name of God/solemnly affrim that I will bear true faith and  allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will  uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my ability, knowledge and judgment perform the duties of my office without fear or favour, affection or ill-will and that I will uphold the Constitution and the laws.”

 

V

 

Form of oath of office for a Minister for a State:—

“I, A.B., do swear in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity  of India, that I will faithfully and conscientiously discharge my duties as a Minister for the State of .......... and that I will do right to all manner of people in accordance with the Constitution and the law without fear or favour, affection or ill-will.”

 

 

VI

Form of oath of secrecy for a Minister for a State:—

“I, A.B., do swear in the name  of  God/solemnly affirm  that  I  will  not  directly  or  indirectly communicate or reveal to any person or persons any matter which shall be brought under my consideration or shall become known to me as a Minister for the State of .................... except as may be required for the due discharge of my duties as such Minister.”

 

VII

A

 

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by a candidate for election to the Legislature of a State:—

“I, A.B., having been nominated as a candidate to fill a seat in the Legislative Assembly (or Legislative  Council),   do swear   in   the   name  of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established and that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India.”

 

 

B

 

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by a member of the Legislature of a State:—

“I, A.B., having been elected (or nominated) a member of the Legislative Assembly (or Legislative Council), do swear in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India  as  by  law  established,  that  I  will  uphold  the sovereignty and integrity of India and that I will faithfully discharge the duty upon which I am about to enter.”

 

VIII

Form of oath or affirmation to be made by the Judges of a High Court:—

 

“I, A.B., having been appointed Chief Justice (or a Judge) of the High Court at (or of) ..........do swear in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of India as by law established, that I will uphold the sovereignty and integrity of India, that I will duly and faithfully and to the best of my ability, knowledge and judgment perform the duties of my office without fear or favour, affection or ill- will and that I will uphold the Constitution and the laws.”