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Search for PIN codes/Postalcodes in India

As we all know, India is a vast country and it is not so easy for people to remember all the PIN codes for ever locality in a city, town or village or to locate a place using its PIN code. To get rid of this difficulty, NativePlanet has introduced the PIN Code Search Engine Tool which provides accurate results. Using this tool, one can find the PIN code of any locality in India and they can search for the address of any place using its PIN code with ease.

It doesn't matter if you are searching for Kashmir or Kanyakumari, it gives you the exact PIN code or locality details for any region. This PIN code section is very popular and handy for both the organisations and individuals who are searching for PIN codes of places in India.

India Zip Codes - India Postal Codes / PIN Codes

What is PIN or Postal Code?

PIN code stands for Postal Index Number code. Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. Indian Postal Service introduced the 6 Digit Zip code or PIN Code on 15th August 1972, inorder to make the process of delivering letters and parcels more efficient.

PinCode and its Structure:

As stated above, PIN code is a 6 Digit Number. Each Digit number has a Specific meaning.

First digit reflects region in India, second the sub-region, third the sorting district, and last three represent the post office code.

Thus the first 3 digits collectively indicates the postal district while the last 3 digits designates the specific post office within the district.

In India there are 9 PIN regions, out of which 8 belongs to geographical regions, and the digit 9 is reserved for the army Postal service.

Different Regions and States Covered using First Digit of Pin/Zip code:

Index Value of First Digit Regions Covered States Covered
1 Northern Region Punjab, Delhi, Haryana,Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu& Kashmir
2 Northern Region Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal
3 Western Region Rajasthan and Gujarat
4 Western Region Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
5 Southern Region Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
6 Southern Region Kerala and Tamil Nadu
7 Eastern Region West Bengal, Orissa and North Eastern
8 Eastern Region Bihar and Jharkand
9 APS Army Postal Service

Identification of Circles using First 2 Digits of PIN:

First 2 Digits of PIN Codes Circle
11 Delhi
12 and 13 Haryana
14 to 16 Punjab
17 Himachal Pradesh
18 to 19 Jammu & Kashmir
20 to 28 Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal
30 to 34 Rajasthan
36 to 39 Gujarat
40 to 44 Maharashtra
45 to 49 Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
First 2 Digits of PIN Codes Circle
50 to 53 Andhra Pradesh
56 to 59 Karnataka
60 to 64 Tamil Nadu
67 to 69 Kerala
70 to 74 West Bengal
75 to 77 Orissa
78 Assam
79 North Eastern
80 to 85 Bihar and Jharkand
90 to 99 Army Postal Service (APS)