Postal Index Code

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Postal Index Code is known as a PIN Code in India[1]. Postal Index Code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post.

Postal zones[change | change source]

The PIN was introduced on August 15, 1972. There are 9 PI​N 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Postal Index Code or Pin Code Tool India". Retrieved 2018-01-13.