Also known as: IT – India Time, IST – Indian Standard Time
India Standard Time (IST) is 5:30 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is in use during standard time in: Asia. India Standard Time is a half-hour time zone. Its local time differs by 30 minutes instead of the normal whole hour.
This time zone is often called Indian Time.
Where and When is IST Observed?
Asian countries using IST all year:
- Sri Lanka
Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- South America