Postal Index Number or PIN code is a 6 digit code of Post Office numbering used by India Post. The PIN or Zip code 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 two digits of the Zip code of India indicate the sub region or one of the postal circles. The first three digits of postal code of India together indicate a sorting / revenue district. The last three digits of refer to the delivery Post Office.
Pin code Finder is a tool from pincodein.com that will help to get pin code of particular post office. Search pin codes here. Enter the name of a state, district and taluk using the pin code search box to find the pin code list of that taluk. One can also find the address of any place using Indian postal code with the help of search by pin code locator tool.
The main objective of postal pin code is to simplify the sorting process of mails and speed up their transmission and delivery. Pin code is used to avoid the confusion which results out of duplication of names of various places. If taluk pin code written is correct, correct delivery of mails is possible. Various sites which provide services like online shopping, home delivery require pin code of India while filling the postal address. When you have to gift online, locate atm or fill application/registration form, you need to know the pin code of taluk.