Pincode

Postal Index Number (PIN) or PIN Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. The PIN was introduced on August 15, 1972. There are 9 PIN regions in the country. The first 8 are geographical regions and the digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service. The first digit indicates one of the regions. The first 2 digits together indicate the sub region or one of the postal circles. The first 3 digits together indicate a sorting / revenue district. The last 3 digits refer to the delivery Post Office.

The first digit of PIN indicates as below:

First Digit Region States Covered

1

Northern Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir

2

Northern Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal

3

Western Rajasthan and Gujarat

4

Western Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh

5

Southern Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

6

Southern Kerala and Tamil Nadu

7

Eastern West Bengal, Orissa and North Eastern

8

Eastern Bihar and Jharkand

9

APS Army Postal Service

The first 2 digits of PIN indicates as below:

First 2 Digits of PIN 

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

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)