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In India, there is only one time zone in use: India Standard Time, IST (UTC+05:30). Time in India does not change because it does not observe Daylight Saving Time.
For comparing the current time in India and United Kingdom or any other country combination, visit time comparison. For an introduction to UTC and world time, read UTC by country. Time changes in India are shown below by city, state or region.
|Regions||Standard Time||Daylight Saving Time|
|Time zone||2016||2017||2018||Time zone||2016||2017||2018|
India Standard TimeIST (UTC+05:30)
|UTC+05:30 all year long||No Daylight Saving Time|
The information in this page comes from data published in the Time Zone Database managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
|Year||Time zone Abbreviation||UTC Offset||Time zone Name||Daylight Saving Time||Begins (local time)|
|1945||IST||UTC+05:30||India Standard Time||no||Sunday, October 14 1945, 12:00 AM|
|1942||IST||UTC+06:30||India Standard Time||yes||Tuesday, September 1 1942, 12:00 AM|
|1942||IST||UTC+05:30||India Standard Time||no||Thursday, May 14 1942, 12:00 AM|
|1941||BURT||UTC+06:30||no||Wednesday, October 1 1941, 12:00 AM|
|1901||HMT||UTC+05:53:20||no||Saturday, December 14 1901, 02:39 AM|