What is PINCODE?
A Postal Index Number
is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India Post, the Indian postal administration. The code is six digits long. The PIN was introduced on 15 August 1972.
Understanding the PINCODE
There are nine PIN zones in India, including eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). The first digit
of the PIN code indicates the region. The second digit
indicates the sub-region, and the third digit
indicates the sorting district within the region. The final three digits
are assigned to individual post offices.