IIT Gandhinagar Student Election Commission

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When does the campaigning period start for the candidates in the student elections?

As soon as the list of eligible candidates is declared

What is the responsibility of the Election Commission in relation to the conduct of elections?

Declaring the election for posts in the student body

What is a requirement for becoming a candidate in any election?

Filing nominations with the Election Commission in accordance with the schedule

What activity does the Election Commission conduct to increase awareness and check the accountability of current student leadership?

Vote Ka Hisab

What should a candidate do if they have any specific complaint or problem regarding the conduct of elections?

Submit it to the Election Commission

According to the passage, why did the Constitution-makers entrust the responsibility of holding free and fair elections to an independent body?

To ensure the growth of a healthy democracy in the country

What is the significance of the Election Code drafted by the Election Commission IIT Gandhinagar?

It ensures the purity of the election process

What does the passage suggest about the role of the Election Commission IIT Gandhinagar?

It has the authority to act appropriately in situations with unclear definitions

Why did the Constitution-makers believe that an independent body should be responsible for holding free and fair elections?

To prevent political and/or executive interference in elections

What is the purpose of the Election Code drafted by the Election Commission IIT Gandhinagar?

To ensure free and fair elections as mandated by the Constitution-makers and the Supreme Court

In the context of the passage, what is the significance of the Constitution-makers entrusting the responsibility of holding free and fair elections to an independent body?

To guarantee the growth of a healthy democracy in the country

What is the purpose of the Election Code drafted by the Election Commission IIT Gandhinagar as per the passage?

To ensure free and fair elections by setting guidelines and regulations

What is the role of the Election Commission IIT Gandhinagar based on the passage?

To ensure the purity of the election process and hold free and fair elections

What does the Constitution Bench of the Honourable Supreme Court of India emphasize in relation to democracy in the passage?

The basic feature of our constitutional set up

Based on the passage, why did the Constitution-makers believe there should be an independent body responsible for holding free and fair elections?

To guarantee the growth of a healthy democracy in the country

What is the significance of the Open House session in the context of student elections?

It is a time for public scrutiny of the campaigning manifestos of the candidates

What is the purpose of conducting 'Vote Ka Hisab' in the student elections?

To increase awareness and check the accountability of current student leadership

What is the responsibility of the Election Commission in relation to the polling venue for student elections?

Decide on the location of polling venue and announce guidelines for polling day and reserved areas

What should candidates do to become eligible to file nominations for any election?

File nominations with the Election Commission in accordance with the schedule declared by the Election Commission

In what circumstance can candidates be penalized even before filing their nomination?

For conducting any violation before filing their nomination

Test your knowledge about the Student Election Commission at IIT Gandhinagar, as approved by the Students’ Senate on March 12, 2018. Also includes information about democratic principles and the significance of free and fair elections as stated by the Supreme Court of India.

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