As per the Constitution of India, which of the following is NOT an eligibility criteria for the appointment of a State Governor? - General Test

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As per the Constitution of India, which of the following is NOT an eligibility criteria for the appointment of a State Governor?

Options

  • He or she must be a citizen of India. 

  • He or she must not hold any other office of profit. 

  • He or she must have completed 35 years of age. 

  • He or she must have qualified for elections as a member of the Rajya Sabha.

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Solution

He or she must have qualified for elections as a member of the Rajya Sabha.

Explanation:

An individual must be an Indian citizen and be at least 35 years old in order to be appointed governor (Article 157). The governor has the right to emoluments and allowances but is not permitted to serve in the legislature or in parliament, nor may he or she have any lucrative positions (Article 158).

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