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

GMT Time converter, compare GMT and IST. Enter your location or any placename for more comparisons.

Which are India's main cities? How many states does India have?

Time offsets (time differences)

India Standard Time ( IST ) is 5:30 hours (5 hours 30 minutes) ahead of Greenwich Mean Time .

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

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. Try as well Globe Time and the Cricket Clock, displaying a list of major cricket grounds and their local time

Do you use a lunar calendar? Please try our special tool, that shows precise MOONRISE & MOONSET times

To see the exact number of months, days and even hours before an important date in your relevant lunar calendar, here is the DATE CALCULATOR. Read here as well about Lunar New Years.

India Time to Eastern Time? Or Pacific to China? Take your pick from the conversion menu.

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Related Pages
Indian Time Zones
Indian Time Signal - ATA
Indian Time Meridian
History of Indian Time
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