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Indian Cities with Highest Literate Population

City State Rank City Literate Population
Greater Mumbai City Maharashtra 1 15,132,568
Delhi City Delhi 2 12,448,848
Kolkata City West Bengal 3 11,526,635
Chennai City Tamil Nadu 4 7,118,747
BANGALORE City Karnataka 5 6,832,072
Hyderabad City Andhra Pradesh 6 5,736,575
Ahmadabad City Gujarat 7 5,082,338
Pune City Maharashtra 8 4,103,766
Surat City Gujarat 9 3,593,918
Jaipur City Rajasthan 10 2,272,724
Kanpur City Uttar Pradesh 11 2,228,473
Lucknow City Uttar Pradesh 12 2,212,850
Nagpur City Maharashtra 13 2,095,419
Ghaziabad City Uttar Pradesh 14 1,922,992
Kochi City Kerala 15 1,858,505
Coimbatore City Tamil Nadu 16 1,747,178
Kozhikode City Kerala 17 1,739,745
Indore City Madhya Pradesh 18 1,659,399
Thrissur City Kerala 19 1,620,100
Patna City Bihar 20 1,519,295
Vadodara City Gujarat 21 1,513,883
Thiruvananthapuram City Kerala 22 1,440,731
Bhopal City Madhya Pradesh 23 1,420,858
Kannur City Kerala 24 1,414,524
Malappuram City Kerala 25 1,388,426
GVMC City Andhra Pradesh 26 1,298,896
Nashik City Maharashtra 27 1,259,723
Ludhiana City Punjab 28 1,230,218
Madurai City Tamil Nadu 29 1,210,645
Vijayawada City Andhra Pradesh 30 1,107,903
Rajkot City Gujarat 31 1,100,435
Faridabad City Haryana 32 1,042,168
Varanasi City Uttar Pradesh 33 1,026,032
Jamshedpur City Jharkhand 34 1,016,910
Jabalpur City Madhya Pradesh 35 1,015,074
Agra City Uttar Pradesh 36 992,644
Vasai Virar City City Maharashtra 37 987,916
Meerut City Uttar Pradesh 38 977,188
Allahabad City Uttar Pradesh 39 950,676
Kollam City Kerala 40 940,840
Aurangabad City Maharashtra 41 923,128
Amritsar City Punjab 42 904,190
Asansol City West Bengal 43 888,324
Ranchi City Jharkhand 44 882,634
Tiruchirappalli City Tamil Nadu 45 850,484
Raipur City Chhattisgarh 46 846,952
Dhanbad City Jharkhand 47 842,117
Gwalior City Madhya Pradesh 48 835,334
Durg-Bhilainagar City Chhattisgarh 49 824,189
Jodhpur City Rajasthan 50 807,733
Guwahati City Assam 51 802,946
Srinagar City Jammu and Kashmir 52 797,481
Chandigarh City Chandigarh 53 789,436
Mysore City Karnataka 54 779,537
Bhubaneswar City Orissa 55 746,162
Tiruppur City Tamil Nadu 56 742,982
Kota City Rajasthan 57 738,795
Hubli-Dharwad * City Karnataka 58 736,506
Solapur City Maharashtra 59 710,180
Salem City Tamil Nadu 60 700,821
Gurgaon City Haryana 61 680,955
Jalandhar City Punjab 62 674,166
Bareilly City Uttar Pradesh 63 621,228
Dehradun City Uttarakhand 64 577,303
Warangal City Andhra Pradesh 65 571,229
Aligarh City Uttar Pradesh 66 557,833
Cuttack City Orissa 67 550,935
Moradabad City Uttar Pradesh 68 550,637
Amravati City Maharashtra 69 543,568
Gorakhpur City Uttar Pradesh 70 537,356
Mangalore City Karnataka 71 528,511
Jammu City Jammu and Kashmir 72 528,017
Puducherry City Puducherry 73 526,252
Bhiwandi City Maharashtra 74 525,930
Siliguri City West Bengal 75 516,297
Noida City Uttar Pradesh 76 495,045
Guntur City Andhra Pradesh 77 494,287
Belgaum City Karnataka 78 491,604
Saharanpur City Uttar Pradesh 79 479,218
Kolhapur City Maharashtra 80 470,675
Bhavnagar City Gujarat 81 465,722
Durgapur City West Bengal 82 464,340
Bikaner City Rajasthan 83 451,663
Jamnagar City Gujarat 84 445,206
Raurkela City Orissa 85 431,080
Ajmer City Rajasthan 86 428,795
Nellore City Andhra Pradesh 87 425,632
Nanded Waghala City Maharashtra 88 421,606
Bokaro Steel City City Jharkhand 89 420,736
Malegaon City Maharashtra 90 417,635
Jhansi City Uttar Pradesh 91 416,266
Tirunelveli City Tamil Nadu 92 411,281
Sangali City Maharashtra 93 406,145
Erode City Tamil Nadu 94 403,496
Cherthala City Kerala 95 399,809
Gulbarga City Karnataka 96 394,133
Ujjain City Madhya Pradesh 97 391,470
Udaipur City Rajasthan 98 384,481
Vellore City Tamil Nadu 99 381,382
Kayamkulam City Kerala 100 374,043
Firozabad City Uttar Pradesh 101 365,347
Jalgaon City Maharashtra 102 363,778
Rajahmundry City Andhra Pradesh 103 359,051
Tirupati City Andhra Pradesh 104 356,558
Gaya City Bihar 105 351,365
Bilaspur City Chhattisgarh 106 349,406
Patiala City Punjab 107 348,891
Akola City Maharashtra 108 347,687
Agartala City Tripura 109 343,633
Muzaffarnagar City Uttar Pradesh 110 339,129
Thoothukkudi City Tamil Nadu 111 338,949
Imphal City Manipur 112 333,588
Davanagere City Karnataka 113 331,551
Kurnool City Andhra Pradesh 114 331,039
Kakinada City Andhra Pradesh 115 329,207
Panipat City Haryana 116 315,317
Ahmadnagar City Maharashtra 117 311,603
Mathura City Uttar Pradesh 118 307,427
Kottayam City Kerala 119 305,069
Dhule City Maharashtra 120 298,693
Muzaffarpur City Bihar 121 294,297
Brahmapur Town City Orissa 122 293,818
Sagar City Madhya Pradesh 123 293,742
Yamunanagar City Haryana 124 293,475
Latur City Maharashtra 125 291,226
Shillong City Meghalaya 126 287,141
Bhagalpur City Bihar 127 286,125
Barddhaman City West Bengal 128 285,300
Bellary City Karnataka 129 281,768
Rohtak City Haryana 130 279,509
Korba City Chhattisgarh 131 269,557
Bhilwara City Rajasthan 132 264,762
Chandrapur City Maharashtra 133 263,962
Alwar City Rajasthan 134 261,057
Junagadh City Gujarat 135 259,563
Habra City West Bengal 136 256,313
Shimoga City Karnataka 137 255,971
Ichalkaranji City Maharashtra 138 253,731
Aizawl City Mizoram 139 253,588
Baharampur City West Bengal 140 249,617
Anantapur City Andhra Pradesh 141 246,757
Palakkad City Kerala 142 245,829
Kadapa City Andhra Pradesh 143 244,011
Thanjavur City Tamil Nadu 144 243,017
Anand City Gujarat 145 240,028
Bijapur City Karnataka 146 239,631
Tumkur City Karnataka 147 237,424
Dindigul City Tamil Nadu 148 236,961
Hardwar City Uttarakhand 149 233,857
Karnal City Haryana 150 232,334
Kharagpur City West Bengal 151 229,952
Karimnagar City Andhra Pradesh 152 229,903
English Bazar City West Bengal 153 227,726
Sonipat City Haryana 154 226,261
Navsari City Gujarat 155 226,184
Parbhani City Maharashtra 156 225,298
Nizamabad City Andhra Pradesh 157 221,829
Hisar City Haryana 158 221,498
Dewas City Madhya Pradesh 159 218,877
Santipur City West Bengal 160 218,828
Satna City Madhya Pradesh 161 216,641
Ratlam City Madhya Pradesh 162 214,892
Shahjahanpur City Uttar Pradesh 163 214,573
Darbhanga City Bihar 164 213,048
Bathinda City Punjab 165 211,318
Alappuzha City Kerala 166 210,909
Jalna City Maharashtra 167 209,531
Sambalpur City Orissa 168 207,430
Ranipet City Tamil Nadu 169 203,977
Roorkee City Uttarakhand 170 202,946
Ottappalam City Kerala 171 200,647
Faizabad City Uttar Pradesh 172 199,700
Khammam City Andhra Pradesh 173 196,478
Purnia City Bihar 174 196,272
Nagercoil City Tamil Nadu 175 195,748
Dankuni City West Bengal 176 194,410
Wadhwan City Gujarat 177 194,274
Farrukhabad-cum-Fatehgarh City Uttar Pradesh 178 193,997
Udhagamandalam City Tamil Nadu 179 193,689
Biharsharif City Bihar 180 189,420
Arrah City Bihar 181 189,080
Etawah City Uttar Pradesh 182 188,887
Kanhangad City Kerala 183 188,743
Silchar City Assam 184 188,609
Maunath Bhanjan City Uttar Pradesh 185 187,382
Karur City Tamil Nadu 186 187,223
Ranaghat City West Bengal 187 186,844
Rewa City Madhya Pradesh 188 185,291
Ganganagar City Rajasthan 189 183,757
Rampur City Uttar Pradesh 190 183,011
Morvi City Gujarat 191 181,566
Bharatpur City Rajasthan 192 181,423
Gandhidham City Gujarat 193 181,253
Bharuch City Gujarat 194 181,090
Nadiad City Gujarat 195 180,843
Hosur City Tamil Nadu 196 178,048
Vizianagaram City Andhra Pradesh 197 177,233
Sivakasi City Tamil Nadu 198 176,698
Kancheepuram City Tamil Nadu 199 175,561
Ramagundam City Andhra Pradesh 200 174,893
Eluru City Andhra Pradesh 201 174,273
Haldwani-cum-Kathgodam City Uttarakhand 202 173,874
Murwara (Katni) City Madhya Pradesh 203 171,966
Hapur City Uttar Pradesh 204 170,325
Begusarai City Bihar 205 169,161
Mirzapur-cum-Vindhyachal City Uttar Pradesh 206 168,318
Porbandar City Gujarat 207 167,997
Katihar City Bihar 208 166,388
Bhusawal City Maharashtra 209 165,435
Panchkula City Haryana 210 165,235
Bidar City Karnataka 211 164,857
Puri Town City Orissa 212 164,481
Sikar City Rajasthan 213 163,461
Bulandshahr City Uttar Pradesh 214 160,203
Haldia City West Bengal 215 159,984
Raichur City Karnataka 216 158,452
Pali City Rajasthan 217 156,858
Mahesana City Gujarat 218 156,697
Ongole City Andhra Pradesh 219 156,217
Ambala City Haryana 220 155,780
Mahbubnagar City Andhra Pradesh 221 155,626
Kasaragod City Kerala 222 154,740
Deoghar City Jharkhand 223 153,807
Khandwa City Madhya Pradesh 224 153,609
Navi Mumbai Panvel Raigad City Maharashtra 225 153,608
Panvel City Maharashtra 226 153,138
Chhindwara City Madhya Pradesh 227 152,429
Munger City Bihar 228 150,435
Burhanpur City Madhya Pradesh 229 149,339
Chapra City Bihar 230 148,922
S.A.S. Nagar City Punjab 231 148,862
Shimla City Himachal Pradesh 232 148,775
Karaikkudi City Tamil Nadu 233 148,458
Bhiwani City Haryana 234 147,807
Krishnanagar City West Bengal 235 147,565
Singrauli City Madhya Pradesh 236 147,527
Proddatur City Andhra Pradesh 237 147,156
Hardoi City Uttar Pradesh 238 145,999
Valsad City Gujarat 239 145,625
Bhind City Madhya Pradesh 240 145,530
Nandyal City Andhra Pradesh 241 145,471
Raiganj City West Bengal 242 145,229
Bhuj City Gujarat 243 144,913
Neyveli City Tamil Nadu 244 144,512
Hospet City Karnataka 245 143,776
Vapi City Gujarat 246 143,706
Rae Bareli City Uttar Pradesh 247 142,863
Udupi City Karnataka 248 142,143
Hassan City Karnataka 249 141,921
Orai City Uttar Pradesh 250 141,856
Balurghat City West Bengal 251 141,381
Modinagar City Uttar Pradesh 252 140,441
Morena City Madhya Pradesh 253 139,903
Sitapur City Uttar Pradesh 254 139,895
Cuddalore City Tamil Nadu 255 139,388
Medinipur City West Bengal 256 139,303
Kumbakonam City Tamil Nadu 257 139,008
Baleshwar City Orissa 258 138,215
Nabadwip City West Bengal 259 137,367
Chittoor City Andhra Pradesh 260 136,815
Sirsa City Haryana 261 135,435
Hoshiarpur City Punjab 262 135,094
Robertson Pet City Karnataka 263 134,734
Unnao City Uttar Pradesh 264 134,018
Fatehpur City Uttar Pradesh 265 133,418
Jalpaiguri City West Bengal 266 132,911
Kumarapalayam City Tamil Nadu 267 132,764
Bahadurgarh City Haryana 268 132,108
Gadag-Betigeri City Karnataka 269 132,094
Phusro City Jharkhand 270 131,202
Machilipatnam City Andhra Pradesh 271 130,173
Pathankot City Punjab 272 128,778
Madanapalle City Andhra Pradesh 273 128,467
Guna City Madhya Pradesh 274 128,463
Jorhat City Assam 275 127,192
Veraval City Gujarat 276 127,121
Rajnandgaon City Chhattisgarh 277 127,042
Dibrugarh City Assam 278 126,297
Godhra City Gujarat 279 125,859
Satara City Maharashtra 280 125,327
Tenali City Andhra Pradesh 281 125,275
Shivpuri City Madhya Pradesh 282 124,641
Jind City Haryana 283 123,267
Jaunpur City Uttar Pradesh 284 123,245
Lakhimpur City Uttar Pradesh 285 122,979
Hazaribag City Jharkhand 286 122,881
Bahraich City Uttar Pradesh 287 122,602
Batala City Punjab 288 122,350
Nagaon City Assam 289 119,907
Thanesar City Haryana 290 119,482
Banda City Uttar Pradesh 291 118,826
Vidisha City Madhya Pradesh 292 118,678
Bhadravati City Karnataka 293 118,446
Nalgonda City Andhra Pradesh 294 117,035
Moga City Punjab 295 116,800
Dhulian City West Bengal 296 116,233
Darjiling City West Bengal 297 116,126
Chitradurga City Karnataka 298 116,102
Yavatmal City Maharashtra 299 115,855
Srikakulam City Andhra Pradesh 300 115,061
Basirhat City West Bengal 301 114,952
Raigarh City Chhattisgarh 302 114,882
Chirala City Andhra Pradesh 303 114,435
Changanassery City Kerala 304 114,394
Beawar City Rajasthan 305 114,307
Anklesvar City Gujarat 306 114,184
Mancherial City Andhra Pradesh 307 114,119
Damoh City Madhya Pradesh 308 113,014
Gondiya City Maharashtra 309 112,490
Bhimavaram City Andhra Pradesh 310 112,424
Bid City Maharashtra 311 112,171
Adoni City Andhra Pradesh 312 112,151
Chakdaha City West Bengal 313 111,895
Bankura City West Bengal 314 111,073
Rewari City Haryana 315 110,205
Hathras City Uttar Pradesh 316 110,061
Pollachi City Tamil Nadu 317 109,900
Kamptee City Maharashtra 318 109,241
Mandsaur City Madhya Pradesh 319 109,135
Chhattarpur City Madhya Pradesh 320 108,806
Amroha City Uttar Pradesh 321 108,772
Bettiah City Bihar 322 108,494
Palanpur City Gujarat 323 108,193
Kishangarh City Rajasthan 324 106,809
Tiruvannamalai City Tamil Nadu 325 106,256
Barabanki City Uttar Pradesh 326 106,097
Patan City Gujarat 327 105,998
Mandya City Karnataka 328 105,938
Mughalsarai City Uttar Pradesh 329 105,904
Sasaram City Bihar 330 105,378
Tinsukia City Assam 331 104,558
Total Hanumangarh City Rajasthan 332 104,285
Pilibhit City Uttar Pradesh 333 104,149
Alipurduar City West Bengal 334 104,139
Hindupur City Andhra Pradesh 335 103,538
Kaithal City Haryana 336 103,329
Abohar City Punjab 337 103,319
Rajapalayam City Tamil Nadu 338 103,172
Kolar City Karnataka 339 102,978
Deoria City Uttar Pradesh 340 102,802
Budaun City Uttar Pradesh 341 101,914
Saharsa City Bihar 342 101,425
Anantnag City Jammu and Kashmir 343 101,256
Giridih City Jharkhand 344 101,256
Chalakudy City Kerala 345 100,977
Hajipur City Bihar 346 100,691
Mainpuri City Uttar Pradesh 347 99,977
Rudrapur City Uttarakhand 348 99,665
Adilabad City Andhra Pradesh 349 99,158
Gonda City Uttar Pradesh 350 99,057
Dehri City Bihar 351 98,968
Siwan City Bihar 352 98,898
Tonk City Rajasthan 353 98,819
Etah City Uttar Pradesh 354 98,581
Kothamangalam City Kerala 355 98,398
Lalitpur City Uttar Pradesh 356 98,108
Pudukkottai City Tamil Nadu 357 98,054
Neemuch City Madhya Pradesh 358 97,528
Khanna City Punjab 359 97,022
Khargone City Madhya Pradesh 360 96,870
Chikmagalur City Karnataka 361 96,586
Dohad City Gujarat 362 95,726
Ramgarh City Jharkhand 363 95,714
Dimapur City Nagaland 364 95,646
Ambikapur City Chhattisgarh 365 95,640
Jagdalpur City Chhattisgarh 366 95,303
Gudiyatham City Tamil Nadu 367 95,231
Amreli City Gujarat 368 95,116
Motihari City Bihar 369 94,926
Botad City Gujarat 370 94,563
Medini Nagar City Jharkhand 371 94,361
Panaji City Goa 372 93,995
Puruliya City West Bengal 373 93,578
Baripada City Orissa 374 93,463
Bhadrak City Orissa 375 93,121
Phagwara City Punjab 376 92,971
Palwal City Haryana 377 92,964
Itarsi City Madhya Pradesh 378 92,647
Sambhal City Uttar Pradesh 379 92,608
Achalpur City Maharashtra 380 92,433
Hoshangabad City Madhya Pradesh 381 92,317
Bongaon City West Bengal 382 92,253
Barshi City Maharashtra 383 91,260
Ghazipur City Uttar Pradesh 384 91,049
Sultanpur City Uttar Pradesh 385 90,980
Koch Bihar City West Bengal 386 90,698
Wardha City Maharashtra 387 90,091
Gangapur City City Rajasthan 388 89,712
Kothagudem City Andhra Pradesh 389 89,496
Kashipur City Uttarakhand 390 89,433
Jetpur Navagadh City Gujarat 391 89,110
Gudivada City Andhra Pradesh 392 89,009
Azamgarh City Uttar Pradesh 393 88,748
Ambur City Tamil Nadu 394 88,309
Dhaulpur City Rajasthan 395 88,107
Pithampur City Madhya Pradesh 396 87,417
Basti City Uttar Pradesh 397 87,065
Osmanabad City Maharashtra 398 87,041
Chittaurgarh City Rajasthan 399 86,945
Vaniyambadi City Tamil Nadu 400 86,835
Margao City Goa 401 86,538
Ballia City Uttar Pradesh 402 86,442
Guntakal City Andhra Pradesh 403 86,197
Gondal City Gujarat 404 86,139
Bagalkot City Karnataka 405 85,860
Nandurbar City Maharashtra 406 85,635
Hinganghat City Maharashtra 407 85,599
Sawai Madhopur City Rajasthan 408 85,472
Ranibennur City Karnataka 409 85,298
Narasaraopet City Andhra Pradesh 410 84,889
Khurja City Uttar Pradesh 411 84,220
Baran City Rajasthan 412 83,879
Seoni City Madhya Pradesh 413 83,832
Nawada City Bihar 414 83,715
Malerkotla City Punjab 415 83,606
Betul City Madhya Pradesh 416 83,356
Barnala City Punjab 417 82,347
Suryapet City Andhra Pradesh 418 82,268
Sehore City Madhya Pradesh 419 82,196
Nagapattinam City Tamil Nadu 420 81,913
Port Blair City Andaman and Nicobar Islands 421 81,908
Mormugao City Goa 422 81,733
Jamalpur City Bihar 423 81,192
Tezpur City Assam 424 81,077
Siddipet City Andhra Pradesh 425 81,022
Buxar City Bihar 426 80,747
Jangipur City West Bengal 427 80,689
Chirkunda City Jharkhand 428 80,168
Muktsar City Punjab 429 79,979
Greater Noida City Uttar Pradesh 430 79,757
Dharmavaram City Andhra Pradesh 431 79,037
Kapurthala City Punjab 432 78,914
Rishikesh City Uttarakhand 433 78,738
Tadepalligudem City Andhra Pradesh 434 78,656
Firozpur City Punjab 435 78,615
Bijnor City Uttar Pradesh 436 78,584
Deesa City Gujarat 437 78,219
Udgir City Maharashtra 438 78,051
Churu City Rajasthan 439 77,972
Dhamtari City Chhattisgarh 440 77,655
Miryalaguda City Andhra Pradesh 441 77,557
Banswara City Rajasthan 442 77,311
Shikohabad City Uttar Pradesh 443 77,060
Shamli City Uttar Pradesh 444 76,650
Gangawati City Karnataka 445 76,473
Jhunjhunun City Rajasthan 446 76,183
Aurangabad City Bihar Bihar 447 75,796
Bundi City Rajasthan 448 75,778
Akbarpur City Uttar Pradesh 449 75,062
Jagtial City Andhra Pradesh 450 73,882
Nagda City Madhya Pradesh 451 72,618
Chandausi City Uttar Pradesh 452 72,515
Sitamarhi City Bihar 453 71,709
Datia City Madhya Pradesh 454 71,071
Bhiwadi City Rajasthan 455 70,987
Jehanabad City Bihar 456 70,052
Tadpatri City Andhra Pradesh 457 69,948
Baraut City Uttar Pradesh 458 69,559
Kasganj City Uttar Pradesh 459 69,289
Hindaun City Rajasthan 460 69,108
Nagaur City Rajasthan 461 69,065
Kishanganj City Bihar 462 67,286
Chilakaluripet City Andhra Pradesh 463 66,336
Sujangarh City Rajasthan 464 64,716
Mubarakpur City Uttar Pradesh 465 64,678
Makrana City Rajasthan 466 63,437
Bagaha City Bihar 467 56,998