Petrol Price in India

Here is everything you need to know about the petrol price in India today and yesterday for the top cities. As the petrol rate in India varies from one state to another, we have also explored the state-wise petrol rates in India.

What is the Petrol Price in Top Indian Cities?

The current petrol price in the top Indian cities as well as that of yesterday are mentioned in the table below:

Cities

Petrol Price: Today (28.07.2021)

Petrol Price: Yesterday (27.07.2021)

Delhi

₹101.84 per litre

₹101.84 per litre

Mumbai

₹107.83 per litre

₹107.83 per litre

Kolkata

₹102.08 per litre

₹102.08 per litre

Chennai

₹102.49 per litre

₹102.49 per litre

Bengaluru

₹105.25 per litre

₹105.25 per litre

Hyderabad

₹105.58 per litre

₹105.58 per litre

Petrol Price in India Today Live: State-Wise

The state-wise petrol prices in India today are mentioned in the table below. The table will help you decipher the state in which the petrol price is highest in India. It will also throw light on the state with the lowest petrol price in India today.

State

Petrol Price Today per Litre (28.07.2021)

State

Petrol Price Today per Litre

(28.07.2021)

State

Petrol Price Today per Litre

(28.07.2021)

Andhra Pradesh

₹87.24

Karnataka

₹104.58

Rajasthan

₹109.32

Arunachal Pradesh

₹96.25

Kerala

₹102.06

Sikkim

₹101.80

Assam

₹96.98

Madhya Pradesh

₹109.56

Tamil Nadu

₹101.92

Bihar

₹105.05

Maharashtra

₹106.85

Telangana

₹106.09

Chhattisgarh

₹99.18

Manipur

₹94,26

Tripura

₹102.22

Goa

₹99.01

Meghalaya

₹71.61

Uttar Pradesh

₹97.73

Gujarat

₹97.85

Mizoram

₹97

Uttarakhand

₹97.58

Haryana

₹97.36

Nagaland

₹101.65

West Bengal

₹101.41

Himachal Pradesh

₹95.85

Odisha

₹104.35

 

 

Jharkhand

₹97.10

Punjab

₹96.76

 

 

How to Check the Current Petrol Price in India?

The cost of petrol in India is updated every morning at 6 AM as per the policy of dynamic fuel pricing. As a result, it is important to check the per litre petrol price in India everyday. Luckily, as over 90 per cent of the retail fuel stations in India are managed by the state-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs), they make the updated petrol price list in India available through online and offline channels. Some of the renowned oil companies you can depend on when it comes to checking the latest petrol price in India are Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). Here is how to do so.

Check Current Rate of Petrol in India via OMC Website

Oil Company

Website

Tab to click on the homepage

Hindustan Petroleum

www.hindustanpetroleum.com

Pump Locator

Bharat Petroleum

www.bharatpetroleum.in

Pump Locator

Indian Oil

www.iocl.com

Pump Locator

Check Petrol Pump Specific Cost in India via SMS

Oil Company

SMS Format

Recipient Number

Hindustan Petroleum

HPPRICE DEALER CODE

92222 01122

Bharat Petroleum

RSP DEALER CODE

92231 12222

Indian Oil

RSP DEALER CODE

92249 92249

Check 1-litre Petrol Price in India via Mobile App

Oil Company

App to download

Hindustan Petroleum

MyHPCL Mini

Bharat Petroleum

SmartDrive

Indian Oil

Fuel@IOC

Impact of GST on Petrol Prices in India

GST categorises goods and services into four tax slabs of 5%, 12%, 18%, and 28%. While most items fall under the purview of GST, petroleum products are exempt. Hence, there is no impact of the tax system on the price of petrol in India.

Components of Petrol Prices in India

The petrol price in India is composed of several components. These include the price of crude oil, charges levied by the OMCs for logistics, freight and fuel refining, dealer’s commission, central excise duty, and Value-Added Tax (VAT).

Break-up of Petrol Prices in India

The price of petrol in India changes every day based on several factors. To understand the breakup of the different components that make up the petrol price, we will consider the applicable charges in Delhi as on June 01, 2021.

Price of crude oil

32.39 per litre

Refinery Processing and Margins + OMC Margin + Freight Cost + Logistics

3.60 per litre

Post-processing petrol price in India minus taxes

35.99 per litre

At this stage, the petrol is refined and ready to be sent to the fuel stations. This forms the base price of petrol in India. Once the petrol is sold to the dealers, the dealer’s commission and the taxes imposed by the central government are added. 

Actual petrol price in India without tax

35.99 per litre

Petrol tax levied by Central Government in India (Excise Duty+Road Cess)

32.90 per litre

Dealer’s commission

3.79 per litre

Petrol Actual Price in India without VAT (Value-Added Tax)

 

72.68 per litre

On this, a Value-Added Tax (VAT) is further levied by the state governments. The quantum of tax is different for each state. This is the second part of the taxation applicable on purchasing petrol in India.

Petrol Actual Price in India without VAT (Value-Added Tax)

₹72.68 per litre

Value Added Tax levied by the State Government (30% in Delhi)

₹21.81 per litre

Final petrol price with tax

₹94.49 per litre

 ₹94.49 was the petrol per litre price in Delhi, India, on June 01, 2021.

VAT/Sales Tax on Petrol Prices in India

The VAT/sales tax percentage imposed by the different states and union territories (UTs) in India is mentioned in the table below:

State/UT

VAT on petrol price

State/UT

VAT on petrol price

State/UT

VAT on petrol price

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

6%

Jharkhand

22% or ₹17 per litre (whichever is higher + ₹1 per litre cess)

Puducherry

26%

Andhra Pradesh

31% + ₹4 per litre + ₹1 per litre Road Development Cess and VAT thereon

Karnataka

35%

Punjab

24.79% + 10% additional tax on VAT + ₹2,050 per KL (Cess) + ₹0.10 per litre (Urban Transport Fund) + ₹0.25 per litre (Special Infrastructure Development Fee)

Arunachal Pradesh

20%

Kerala

30.08% + ₹1 per litre additional sales tax + 1% cess

Rajasthan

36% + ₹1,500 per KL Road Development Cess

Assam

32.66% or ₹22.63 per litre, (whichever is higher) (Rebate of ₹5 per litre)

Madhya Pradesh

33 % + ₹4.5 per litre VAT+ 1% Cess

Sikkim

25.25% + ₹3,000 per KL Cess

Bihar

22.20% or ₹16.65 per litre (whichever is higher) (30% surcharge on VAT as irrecoverable tax)

Maharashtra (Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and Thane)

26% + ₹10.12 per litre additional tax

Tamil Nadu

15% + ₹13.02 per litre

Chhattisgarh

25% + ₹2 per litre

Maharashtra (Rest of the state)

25% + ₹10.12 per litre additional tax

Telangana

35.20%

Delhi

30%

Manipur

36.50%

Tripura

25%+ 3% Tripura Road Development Cess

Goa

27% + 0.5% Green Cess

Meghalaya

20% or ₹15 per litre (whichever is higher) + ₹0.10 per litre pollution surcharge

Uttar Pradesh

26.80% or ₹18.74 per litre (whichever is higher)

Gujarat

20.1% + 4% Cess on Town Rate and VAT

Mizoram

25%

Uttarakhand

25% or ₹19 per litre (whichever is higher)

Haryana

25% or ₹15.62 per litre (whichever is higher) + 5% additional tax on VAT

Nagaland

25% or ₹16.04 per litre (whichever is higher) +5% surcharge + ₹2 per litre as Road Maintenance Cess

West Bengal

25% or ₹13.12 per litre (whichever is higher) + ₹1,000 per KL Cess - ₹17 per KL exemption - ₹1,000 per KL sales tax rebate + 20% irrecoverable tax on VAT

Himachal Pradesh

25% or ₹15.50 per litre (whichever is higher)

Odisha

32%

 

 

KL= Kilolitre = 1,000 litre

Note: VAT/Sales Tax at applicable rates is also levied on the dealer’s commission in Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Andaman and Nicobar, Puducherry, and Meghalaya.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • ✔️Which city has the lowest petrol price in India?

    Guwahati has the lowest petrol price in India at ₹96.98 per litre. 

  • ✔️What is the cost of 1 Litre of petrol in India?

    The cost of a litre of petrol in India varies from one state to another owing to the different VAT/sales tax levied by individual states. 

  • ✔️Where is the highest petrol price in India?

    Indore has the highest petrol price in India today at ₹109.6 per litre.

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