Q. Which of the following is NOT a permanent Constitutional body?

[A] Finance Commission

[B] Election Commission

[C] Union Public Service Commission

[D] Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Answer: A
  • Constitutional bodies are important bodies in India that derive their powers and authorities from the Indian Constitution.
  • They are specifically mentioned in the Constitution, meaning they have dedicated articles.
  • Any change in the mechanism of these bodies would require a constitutional amendment.
  • Important bodies such as the Finance Commission, the UPSC, the Election Commission, the CAG, National Commissions for SCs and STs, etc. are constitutional bodies.
  • Finance Commission is non-permanent constitutional body.