Attorney General of India


62 years or 5 years

  • Comptroller and Auditor General (Article 148(2)) 65 year or 6 years

CEC & Election Commissioners (Article 324)

65 years of age or 6 years

czz & Supreme court Judges (Article 124)

65 years of age

  • CJHC & Judges of High courts (Article 218)

  62 years of age

The tenure and the age for the Retirement

of :

Chairman & members of UPSC (Article 317)

65 years of age/6 years Chairman and members of SSC

Article 76 states that the President shall appoint a person who is qualified to be appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court to be the Attorney General of India.
He is the first legal officer of the Govt. of India.
He advises the Govt. of India on any legal matter. He performs any legal duties assigned by the President of India. He discharges any functions conferred on him by the Constitution or the President.
In the performance of his duties, the Attorney General shall
have right of audience in all Courts in the territory of India. Although he is not a member of the either House of Parliament, he enjoys the right to attend and speak in Parliamentary deliberations and meetings (of both the
Sabha and Rajya Sabha) without a right to vote
Committees, Councils, Boards and Commissions etci, set up by the Government of India in various Ministries,

  • It conducts Youth Parliament Competition in various categories of schools and colleges/universities. The Youth Parliament Scheme was first introduced in the Schools in Delhi in 1966-67 & at National Level was launched in 1988.
  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs has been organising AU India Whips’ Conference with the purpose of establishing suitable links among the whips of various political parties at the Centre and the States. 15 All India Whips’ Conferences have been organized so far since 1952. The last one was held on 10th and 11th February, 2011 at Chandigarh.
  • Ministry takes follow-up action on matters raised under

Rule 377 of the Rules of Procedure & Conduct of Business in Loh Sabha. Also after ‘Question Hour’ in both Houses of Parliament, Members raise matters of urgent public importance. Though it is not mandatory, Ministers sometimes react to the points made by the members.

  • it ensures that the assurances, promises, undertakings, etc., given by the Ministers will be implemented.
  • The Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961 are made by the President of India under Article 77 of the Constitution for the allocation of business of the Government of India. The Ministries/ Departments of the Government are created by the President on the advice cf the Prime Minister under these Rules.


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