List of Mountains in India [Updated]


Under its name, India holds some of the tallest and gigantic mountains in the world. These mountains not only give breathtaking views but also make a significant contribution towards maintaining the beauty of geographical features, landscape, and environment. These mountains are the main tourist attraction. People from outside countries come to pay a visit to these mountains. There are major seven Mountain ranges in India and those are the Himalaya, Aravalli, Eastern Ghats, Nilgiri, Shivalik, Vindhya, and Satpura mountain ranges. These ranges are covered with dense forests which accommodate a large variety of plants and animals.

List of Mountains in India is one of the important topics that come under the static G.K section. If you are preparing for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS and Railways exams. You need to cover this topic as questions from these topics have been asked in the past. Before jumping into the list here is some information about important mountains in India.

Important Mountains in India:


Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world. This mountain lies between Nepal and India whereas the highest peak lies in India i.e. 8586m North Sikkim, India. After the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India, in the year 1949, Kanchenjunga dropped from 1st to 3rd position in the highest mountain in the world, until them it was assumed Kanchenjunga is that the highest mountain in the world. Mt. Everest ranked 1st in the Highest mountain in the World. Kanchenjunga comes under the Himalayan mountain range and the height of the mountain is 8586m or (28169ft). It is located in the Taplejung District, Nepal and Sikkim, India

Nanda Devi- Chamoli

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain located in India. It is located in the Chamoli, Uttrakhand. This mountain is the highest one that is entirely located in India. Nanda Devi Mountain is in the 23rd position in the world. After Sikkim joined the Indian Province in 1975, Nanda Devi dropped one position down and became the second-highest mountain in the country. The Nanda Devi Mountains has one of the steepest peaks in the world. It comes under the Garhwal Himalayas range. The height of this mountain is 7816m (25643ft).


Kamet is the 3rd highest mountain range in India located in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. It is the second-highest in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It is a giant pyramid with a flat summit area.  This mountain is one of the toughest to climb in because of its location. It is located near the Tibetan plateau, this area is extremely windy due to which very fewer people prefer to climb here. Kamet comes under the Garhwal Himalayas range. Its height is 7756m (25446ft)

List of Mountains in India

S.No. Name of the Mountain  State Name
1 Saser Kangri I / K22 Ladakh
2 Teram Kangri I Ladakh
3 Kirat Chuli Sikkim
4 Kanchenjunga Sikkim (Shared with Nepal)
5 Nanda Devi Uttarakhand
6 Kamet Uttarakhand
7 Saltoro Kangri / K10 Ladakh
8 Saser Kangri III Ladakh
9 Saser Kangri II E Ladakh
10 Jongsong Peak Sikkim
12 K12 Ladakh
13 Kabru N Sikkim
14 Ghent Kangri Ladakh
15 Rimo I Ladakh
16 Teram Kangri III Ladakh
17 Mamostong Kangri / K35 Ladakh
18 Mana Peak Uttarakhand
19 Apsarasas Kangri Ladakh
20 Mukut Parbat Uttarakhand
21 Rimo III Ladakh
22 Singhi Kangri Ladakh
23 Hardeol Uttarakhand
24 Chaukhamba I / Badrinath Peak Uttarakhand
25 Nun-Kun Ladakh
26 Pauhunri Sikkim
27 Pathibhara / The Pyramid Sikkim
28 Trisul I Uttarakhand
29 Satopanth Uttarakhand
30 Tirsuli Uttarakhand
31 Chong Kumdang Ri Ladakh
32 Dunagiri Uttarakhand
33 Kangto Arunachal Pradesh
34 Nyegyi Kansang Arunachal Pradesh
35 Padmanabh Ladakh
36 Shudu Tsempa Sikkim
37 Chamshen Kangri / Tughmo Zarpo Ladakh
38 Aq Tash Ladakh
39 Chong Kumdang Ri II Ladakh
40 Rishi Pahar Uttarakhand
41 Thalay Sagar Uttarakhand
42 Mount Lakshmi Ladakh
43 Kedarnath Main Uttarakhand
44 Langpo Sikkim
45 Shahi Kangri Ladakh
46 Sri Kailash Uttarakhand
47 Kalanka Uttarakhand
48 Saf Minal / P. 6911 Uttarakhand
49 Panchchuli II Uttarakhand
50 Chorten Nyima Ri Sikkim
51 Saraswati Parvat I / Saraswati Peak Uttarakhand

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