Time in India
Current local time in India
India operates to a single time zone, India Standard Time (IST)
Clocks showing the time right now across India and in London, UK. View and compare time in other locations using the GMT World Clock
Convert IST to GMT
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Time offsets (time differences)
India Standard Time (IST) = GMT+5:30
Indian Standard Time was adopted on 1 September 1947. Read more about that decision in an interesting article published by IndiaTimes.com.
Does India observe Daylight Saving Time?
India does not operate Daylight Saving Time.
Digital Timepieces: Moon, Globe and Cricket
For a lunar perspective on time, here is our moon clock that shows the current moon phase and the date of the next new and full moon . Check the other digital timepieces.
Do you use a lunar calendar? Please try our special tool, that shows precise MOONRISE & MOONSET times