Constitutional Democracy of India

5. Oath of Office

According to Article 60 of the constitution, every president before entering his office is to make and subscribe in the presence of the chief justice of India or in his absence, the senior most judge of the supreme court available, an oath or affirmation in the following form, that is to say-

That I shall faithfully execute the office of President( or discharge the functions of the president) of India and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution and the law and that I will devote myself to the service and well being of the people of India”