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Highest Mountain Peak in India
Highest Mountain Peak in India

“Highest mountain peaks in India” is an important topic for various competitive exams. Often 1-2 questions asked in various competitive exams. Here we provide a state wise list of mountain peaks of List of highest points  with previous year questions, asked in SSC.

List of State wise Highest Mountain Peaks in India

StatePeakRange/RegionHeight (metres)
Andhra PradeshArma KondaEastern Ghats1,680m
Arunachal PradeshKangto (shared with Tibet) (Kangto lies on the Arunachal Pradesh-Tibet border)Eastern Himalaya7,090m
AssamUnnamed peakDima Hasao District1,960m
BiharSomeshwar FortWest Champaran District880m
ChhattisgarhGaurlataBailadila Range ,Dantewada District1,225m
GoaSonsogorWestern Ghats1,022m
GujaratGirnarJunagadh District1,145m
HaryanaKaroh PeakMorni Hills1,499m
Himachal PradeshReoPurgyil (shared withTibet) ( ReoPurgyil lies on the Himachal Pradesh-Tibet border)Western Himalaya6,816m
JharkhandParasnathParasnath Hills1,366m
KarnatakaMullayanagiriWestern Ghats1,925m
KeralaAnamudiWestern Ghats2,695m
Madhya PradeshDhupgarhSatpura Range1,350m
MaharashtraKalsubaiWestern Ghats1,646m
ManipurMount Iso (Tempu)Senapati District2,994m
MeghalayaShillong PeakKhasi Hills1,965m
MizoramPhawngpuiSaiha District2,165m
NagalandMount Saramati (Shared withMyanmar) (MountSaramati lies on the Nagaland-Myanmar border.)Naga Hills3,841m
OdishaDeomaliEastern Ghats1,672m
PunjabUnnamed point on the NainaDevi rangeRupnagar District1,000m
RajasthanGuru ShikharAravalli Range1,722m
SikkimKangchenjunga (Shared withNepal) (Kangchenjunga lies on the Sikkim-Nepal border)Eastern Himalaya8,598m
Tamil NaduDoddabettaNilgiri Hills2,636m
TelanganaDoli GuttaDeccan Plateau670m
TripuraBetalongchhipJampui Hills1,097m
Uttar PradeshAmsot PeakShivalik Hills957m
UttarakhandNanda DeviGarhwal Himalaya7,816m
West BengalSandakphu (Shared with Nepal)Singalila Ridge3,636m

Highest Mountain Peaks of Union Territories

StatePeakRange/RegionHeight (metres)
LadakhSaltoro Kangri (shared with Pakistan)Saltoro Range7742m
Andaman & Nicobar IslandsSaddle PeakNorth Andaman

 

Island

732m
ChandigarhUnnamed pointSivalik Hills383m
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and DiuUnnamed pointWestern Ghats424m
DelhiTughlaqabad FortDelhi Ridge
of Aravalli Range
319m
LakshadweepUnnamed pointAgatti Island15m
PuducherryUnnamed pointRed Hills30m

List of the ten highest mountain peaks in India

In the table below we have described the top 10 highest peaks in India.

Mountain Peak Height (metres) Location
K2 8611 m Karakoram range, Gilgit-Baltistan and Xinjiang region, POK
Kangchenjunga 8586 m Himalayan Mountain Range, Sikkim
Nanda Devi 7816 m Himalayan mountain Range, Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Kamet 7756 m Himalayas, Garhwal Himalaya, Uttarakhand
Saltoro Kangri 7742 m Saltoro range (a part of Karakoram Mountain range)
Saser Kangri 7672 m  Ladakh, KarakoramSaser Muztagh range
Mamostong Kangri
or,
Mamostang Kangri
or,
K35
7516 m  Karakoram Range, Ladakh
Rimo I 7385 m Part of Rimo Muztagh, a subrange of Great Karakoram range.
Hardeol 7120 m Kumaon Himalayas, Uttarakhand
Chaukhamba I 7138 m Garhwal district, Uttrakhand
Trisul I 7120 m Western Kumaun region of Uttarakhand.

List of highest mountain peaks in India map

List of Highest Mountain Peaks of Indian States

List of Highest Mountain Peaks of Indian States

Some Facts  About the Peaks

Kangchenjunga
• Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world.

• It lies between India and Nepal.

• Kangchenjunga was first climbed on 25 May 1955 by Joe Brown and George Band.

• They were part of the 1955 British Kangchenjunga expedition.

Nanda Devi
• It is the second highest mountain in India after Kangchenjunga.

• Also, it is the highest peak of India entirely located in India because of the Kangchenjunga located border of Idia and Nepal.

• The name of the peak, Nanda Devi means “Bliss-Giving Goddess”.

• Nanda Devi National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.


Kanggardo Rize or Kangto
• It is the highest peak of Aruncahal Pradesh.

• The peak shares its border with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

• Mount Kangto is the source of the Pachuk river.

• The Pachuk river is one of the main tributaries of the Kameng river in East Kameng district.


Sandakphu
• Sandakphu lies on the West Bengal-Nepal border.

• It is a mountain peak in the Singalila Ridge.

• It is the highest point of the ridge and the state of West Bengal.

• The peak is located at the edge of the Singalila National Park .


Mount Tempü
• Mount Tempü is a peak rising at the mountainous border of Manipur and Nagaland in India.
Highest Peak of Indian States .

 
Anamudi
• Anamudi is located in Idukki districts of the Indian state of Kerala.

• It is the highest peak of Kerala as well as the Western Ghats, and entire Peninsular India.

• The name Anamudi literally translates to “elephant’s head”.

• Anamudi peak also known as the “Everest of South India”.

Phawngpui
• It is also known as Blue Mountain.

• It is the highest mountain peak in the Mizo Hills (Lushai Hills).

• Currently it is the highest peak of Mizoram, India.

Guru Shikhar
• The peak Guru Shikhar located in the Arbuda Mountains of Rajasthan.

• It is the highest point of the Aravalli Range.

• It is named Guru-Shikhar or ‘the peak of the guru’ after Dattatreya, an incarnation of Vishnu.

Parasnath
• Parasnath is a mountain peak in the Parasnath Range.

• It is located in the Giridih district of the Indian state of Jharkhand, India.

• The hill is named after Lord Parshvanatha, the 23rd Tirthankara.

Saddle Peak or Saddle Hill
• It is located on North Andaman Island in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

• It is the highest point of the archipelago in the Bay of Bengal.

• It is surrounded by Saddle Peak National Park.

• It is located near Diglipur, a town in North Andaman Island.

Dhupgarh
• Mount Dhupgarh is the highest point in the Mahadeo Hills.

• Mahadeo Hills located on the Satpura Range, Madhya Pradesh, India.

◘ Trisul I

• Trisul is a group of three Himalayan mountain peaks.

• It is located in the western Kumaun region of Uttarakhand.

• The three peaks resemble a trident or Trishula. (Trident, is the weapon of Lord Shiva)

Previous Year Questions from “highest mountain peaks in India”

1. Nandadevi peak is located in _____ State
(SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) Exam.31.08.2016 (2nd Sitting))
A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Uttarakhand
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Sikkim

2. The highest mountain peak in Peninsular India is?
Highest Peak of Indian States
A. Anaimudi
B. Dodabetta
C. Mahendragiri
D. Nilgiris

3. ‘Saddle Peak’ the highest peak of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is located in?
(SSC Multi-Tasking Staff
Exam. 17.03.2013, Kolkata Region)
A. Great Nicobar
B. Middle Andaman
C. Little Andaman
D. North Andaman


4. In which State is the Guru Shikhar peak located ?
(SSC FCI Assistant Grade-III
Exam. 11.11.2012 (2nd Sitting)
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujarat
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

5. Gurushikhar is a/the
(SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
Operator & LDC Exam. 21.10.2012
(2nd Sitting))
A. Shipping Yard of Andhra Pradesh
B. great guru of sikhs
C. famous hunting spot of Himalayas
D. highest peak of the Aravallis

6. Which is the highest peak to the south of the Vindhyas?
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE)
Exam. 16.06.2002 (Re-Exam)
A. Bababudan
B. Mullayanagiri
C. Annaimudi
D. Nilgiri

7. Guru Shikhar on the Abu Hills is the highest peak of which
Highest Peak of Indian States mountain ranges?
(SSC Combined Matric Level (PRE)
Exam. 05.05.2002 (Ist Sitting)
(Eastern Zone, Guwahati)
A. Sahyadri
B. Purvanchal
C. Anamalai
D. Aravallis

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