Country Information


Immigration Requirement : Malaysian need visa to enter India. Passport valid for at least six months required by all nationals. (For visa fee, please click Visa for detailed information)

Currency :
The modern rupee is subdivided into 100 paise (singular paisa). The coins have nominal values of 5, 10, 20, 25 and 50 paise as well as 1, 2, 5 and 10 rupees. The bank notes are available in nominal values of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 rupees.

Weather :
varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north.

Religion :
Buddhist majority (70%), with Hindu, Christian and Muslim minorities.

Voltage use :
Voltage: 230 Volts

Language :
The different states of India have different official languages, some of them not recognized by the central government. Some states have more then one official language. Bihar in east India has three official languages - Hindi, Urdu and Bengali - which are all recognized by the central government. But Sikkim, also in east India, has four official languages of which only Nepali is recognized by the central government.