List Of National Highways In India

In India the road network of this country has grown from 4 lakh kms in 1951 to more than 33 lakh km. This is the second largest in the world. In this country roads are classified on the basis of management into three categories: National Highways; State highways; and Border Roads. In Banking and other competitive exams like RRB, CDS, LIC AO, RBI, SSC, UPSC, FCI, UIIC, OICL, SBI, Clerks and PO the questions on National Highways in India are being asked. The below list of important National Highways of India will gives an aspirant a quick recap while preparing of different examination.

State/UT wise National Highway Length

State/UTLength (Km.)
Andhra Pradesh7,784
Arunachal Pradesh2,537
Himachal Pradesh2,607
Jammu and Kashmir1,752
Madhya Pradesh9,003
Tamil Nadu6,858
Uttar Pradesh12,245
West Bengal3,665
A & N Islands331
Dadar Nagar Havali & Daman & Diu59

India National Highways Number & passing States/UTs

National Highway Old NumberNational Highway New NumberSerial No. in NH Act, 1956Passing States/UTs
NH 1 A and NH 1 DNH 11Jammu & Kashmir
NH 1 BNH 244144Jammu & Kashmir
NH 2NH 19 (Golden Quadrilateral)63Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
NH 2ANH 51966Uttar Pradesh
NH 2BNH 11440West Bengal
NH 3
NH 50
NH 60188Maharashtra
NH 223NH 412Andaman & Nicobar Islands
NH 4 ANH 748165Goa, Karnataka
NH 4 BNH 348161Maharashtra
NH 5
NH 6
NH 60
NH 217
NH 16 (Golden Quadrilateral)49Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal
NH 7NH 135123Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh
NH 7 ANH 138131Tamil Nadu
NH 8NH 48 (Golden Quadrilateral)157Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu
NH 8 ANH 41139Gujarat
NH 8 CNH 147154Gujarat
NH 8 DNH 151171Gujarat
NH 9NH 65196Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana
NH 11NH 2173Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh
NH 11 ANH 148158Rajasthan
NH 12NH 45336Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh
NH 18
NH 4
NH 40136Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
NH 21
NH 22
NH 95
NH 513Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab
NH 23NH 32071Jharkhand
NH 24NH 530102Uttar Pradesh
NH 30NH 31965Bihar
NH 35NH 11237West Bengal
NH 39NH 12998Assam, Nagaland
NH 47NH 544147Kerala, Tamil Nadu
NH 47 ANH 966 B205Kerala
NH 47 CNH 966 A204Kerala
NH 55NH 11034West Bengal
NH 56NH 731110Uttar Pradesh
NH 79NH 156184Rajasthan
NH 152NH 127 A87Assam
NH 38 & NH 153NH 31545Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
How many National Highways are there in India?

As per the list of the Ministry of Road, Transport, and Highways,
There are 599 National Highways in India, As per the Ministry of Road, Transport, and Highways list in 2022.

What is the longest National Highway in India?

NH-44 is the the longest National Highway in India, the total length of NH-44 is  4,112 km (2,555 mi). It covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP from Srinagar to Kanyakumari.

Which is the shortest national highway of India?

NH-548 is the shortest National Highway in India. NH-548 traverses the state of Maharashtra in India. The total length of NH-548 is 4.27 km (2.65 mi), from Hettikeri to Belekeri port in Karnataka.

What is the first National Highway in India?

NH 1 is the shortest National Highway in India. It linked the National capital Delhi to Attari in Punjab near Indo-Pak Border.

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