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Time zone
World map with the time zone highlighted
UTC offset
Current time
03:12, 27 September 2023 UTC+05:30 [refresh]
Central meridian
82.5 degrees E
Date-time group
UTC+05:30 2008: blue (December), orange (June), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)

UTC+5:30 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +05:30. This time is used in India[1] and Sri Lanka,[2] and was formerly used in Nepal.[3] It is five and a half hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Around 1.4 billion people live inside this time zone, making it the second-most populous after UTC+08:00.[4]

As standard time (year-round)[edit]

Principal cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Colombo

South Asia[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "India time". 24timezones.com. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka Time". 24timezones.com. Retrieved 2018-01-16.
  3. ^ "Time Zone & Clock Changes in Kathmandu, Nepal". www.timeanddate.com. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  4. ^ "Current local time in India". www.worldtimeserver.com. Retrieved 2022-04-29.