PIN CODE [Postal Index Number Code]: (aka. ZIP CODE in some countries)
PINCODE is a system used in India by the Indian Postal Department. It identifies the Post Office which serves the Destination of the post. It is an invaluable guide for the sorter of the post and helps the post to reach the destination faster.
Disclaimer: The PINCODE data may not be fully accurate as it is compiled from various Public Sources. You can check the Official Data at the website of Indian Postal Department. Please report us if you find any discrepencies in the data and help us to serve you better.
The PINCODE consists of 6 digits. First Digit represents the Zone. First and Second Digits combined indicate the Postal Circle or States (except for North-Eastern India as its a Postal Circle). Third Digit indicate the Sorting Unit/District of the respective postal circle. Last three digits indicate the delivery Post Office.
Kindly get to know the PINCODEs of the places you stay and the places to which you send the post frequently.
Things to observe while addressing the mail:
i) Know the PINCODEs and write the respective PINCODE in both the To and From addresses.
ii) PINCODE should be the Last Item in the Address. OR at the Last line of the Address.
A New PIN System is under implementation. In this 2 Digits are added after the 6 Digit PINCODE, representing different areas under the Delivery Post Office. PIN - X X X X X X . X X
Kindly visit the website of Indian Postal Department, IndiaPost.Gov.in for more information of PINCODE.
You can also visit the website for more information about the format of various kinds of letters/mails.
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