Tricks to Remember Mountain Peaks in India

By Brajendra|Updated : March 30th, 2022

The physiography of India presents a unique amalgamation of different physiographic features. Over the period of time, different mountain ranges evolved, which gave rise to present-day topography of India. Often UPSC asks questions related to various Mountain Peaks of India. Thus, the article will help the aspirants in remembering all-important mountain peaks of India.

Tricks to Remember Mountain Peaks in India

Top Ten Mountain Peaks of India based on Height of Mountains (in decreasing order):

  • Kanchenjunga, Sikkim and Nepal, 8586 meters (highest mountain peak in India and the third highest peak in the world.)
  • Nanda Devi, Uttrakhand, 7816 meters (Second highest mountain peak of India and the highest peak which is entirely in India)
  • Kamet, Garhwal Himalayas, Uttrakhand, 7756 meters
  • Saltoro Kangri, Karakoram Range, J&K, 7742 meters
  • Saser Kangri, Karakoram range, Saser Muzthag, Ladakh, 7672 meters
  • Mamostong Kangri, Karakoram range, Ladakh, 7516 meters
  • Rimo, Karakoram range, 7385 meters
  • Hardeol, Kumaon Himalayas, Uttrakhand, 7151 meters. It is also known as the Temple of God.
  • Chaukhamba, Garhwal Himalayas, Gangotri group of mountains, Uttrakhand, 7138 meters
  • Trisul, Kumaon Himalayas, Uttrakhand, 7120 meters

Other Important Mountain Peaks of India:

  • K2 or Godwin Austen, Karakoram Range (PoK) and it is the 2nd highest peak of the world (8611 meters)
  • Broad Peak, Karakoram Range (PoK)
  • Gasherbrum I, Karakoram Range (PoK), also known as hidden peak
  • Nun Kun, Zaskar Range, J&K
  • Badrinath, Uttrakhand
  • Nokrek, Garo Hills, Meghalaya
  • Saramati, Naga Hills, Nagaland
  • Blue Peak/Phawngpui, Mizo Hills, Mizoram
  • Guru Shikhar, Arawali Ranges, Mount Abu, Rajasthan and it is the highest peak of Arawalis
  • Dhupgarh, Satpura Ranges, Panchmarhi, Madhya Pradesh. It is the highest peak of both Satpura and Madhya Pradesh.
  • Mahendragiri, Orissa. It is the 2nd highest peak of Eastern Ghats.
  • Jindhagada, Andhra Pradesh. It is the highest peak of Eastern Ghats.
  • Kalsubai, Western Ghats, Maharashtra. It is the highest peak of Maharashtra.
  • Anamudi, Western Ghats, Kerala. It is the highest peak of both the Western Ghats and the mountain ranges in Southern India.
  • Doddabetta, Nilgiri Mountains, Tamil Nadu. It is the highest peak of Nilgiris and Tamil Nadu.
  • Agasthyamalai, Western Ghats, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu. It is the southernmost point of Western Ghats.
  • Kudremukh, Western Ghats, Karnataka.
  • Saddle Peak, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. It is the highest peak of the archipelago in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Mount Thullier, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and 2nd highest peak of the archipelago in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Mount Harriet, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and 3rd highest peak of the archipelago in the Bay of Bengal.

Trick to remember the first three Highest Mountains of World: EKK World

  • Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga

Trick to remember Top ten Mountain Peaks of India: Kanchan Devi Ko SaSaMamman RiHa kar Chuke The.

  • Kanchan Devi ko: Kanchenjunga, Nanda Devi, and Kamet
  • SaSaMamman: Saltoro, Saser (Sal comes first than Sas), and Manostong Kangri
  • RiHa: Rimo and Hardeol
  • Chuke The: Chaukhamba and Trisul

Trick to remember Highest Peak of Southern India: South ka Anna.

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SanjayOct 27, 2019

I want upsc green card
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sandip moreOct 27, 2019

Thanks is just a small word for your dedication sir...!!!
Deepak Gautam
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Sakshi Gupta

Sakshi GuptaOct 27, 2019

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Saptam Deb

Saptam DebOct 27, 2019

At least khangchendjunga  spelling to thik se likhte.
Itna kyun neglect karte ho humlogo ko
Ammar Ahmad

Ammar AhmadOct 30, 2019

Ye trick to meri maar di
Syed Tabish

Syed TabishSep 27, 2020

K2 hai na highest indian me

ManojApr 1, 2022

U brilliant byjus

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