Important Passes in India: Crack Defence Exams

Important Passes in India: Crack Defence Exams

Important Passes in India: Crack Defence Exams

Zoji La (Pass)-It is in the Zaskar range of Jammu & Kashmir. The road route from Srinagar to Leh goes through this pass. It has been created by the Indus River.
Banihal Pass-It is in Jammu & Kashmir. The National Highway NO.1 A that links Srinagar to Jammu goes through it. It has been created by the Indus River.
Shipki La (Pass)-It is in Himachal Pradesh. The road from Shimla to Tibet goes through this pass. The Satluj River flows through this pass.
Bara-Lacha Pass-It is also in Himachal Pradesh. It links Mandi and Leh by road.
Rohtang Pass-It is also in Himachal Pradesh. It cuts through the Pir Panjal range. It links Manali and Leh by road.
Mana Pass-It is in Uttarakhand. The land route to the Kailash and the Manasarovar passes through it.
Niti Pass-It is also in Uttarakhand. The road to the Kailash and the Manasarovar passes through it.
Nathu La (Pass)-It is in Sikkim. It gives way to Tibet from Darjeeling and Chumbi valley.
Jalep La (Pass)-It is also in Sikkim and gives way to Bhutan. The Tista River has created this pass.

Mountain Passes in India

Name
State
Height (ft)
Between/ Separating
Asirgarh
Madhya Pradesh


Auden's Col
Uttarakhand
17,552

Banihal Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Jammu, Kashmir)
9,291
Jammu & Kashmir
Bara-lacha-la
Himachal Pradesh
16,400

Bomdila
Arunachal Pradesh


Changla Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
17,585
Leh & Changthang
Chanshal Pass
Himachal Pradesh
14,830

Dehra Compass
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)


Debsa Pass
Himachal Pradesh
17,520

Diphu Pass
Arunachal Pradesh
4,587

Dongkhala
Sikkim
12,000

Dhumdhar Kandi Pass
Uttarakhand


Fotu La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
13,451

Goecha La
Sikkim
16,207

Haldighati Pass
Rajasthan


Indrahar Pass
Himachal Pradesh
14,473

Jelep La
Sikkim
14,300

Khardung La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
17,582
Leh & Nubra
Kongka Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
16,965
Ladakh & Aksai Chin
Lanak Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
17,933
Ladakh & Tibet
Kunzum Pass
Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul and Spiti)
14,931
Lahaul & Spiti
Karakoram Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)

Ladakh & Xinjiang
Lipulekh Pass
Uttarakhand
17,500

Lungalacha La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
16,600

Lamkhaga Pass
Himachal Pradesh
17,336

Marsimik La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
18,314

Mayali Pass
Uttarakhand
16,371

Nama Pass
Uttarakhand
18,399

Namika La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
12,139

Nathu La
Sikkim
14,140
Sikkim & Tibet
Palakkad Gap
Kerala
750
Kerala & Tamil Nadu
Thamarassery Pass
Wayanad Kerala
1,700
Malabar & Mysore
Shenkottai pass
Kollam Kerala
690
Travancore & Tamil Nadu
Pensi La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)


Rezang La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)


Rohtang Pass
Himachal Pradesh
13,051
Manali & Lahaul
Sasser la
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
17,753
Nubra & Siachen Glacier
Sela Pass
Arunachal Pradesh
14,000

Shipki La
Himachal Pradesh


Sia La
Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)
18,337

Shingo La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)


Spangur Gap
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)


Gyong La
Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)
18,655

Bilafond La
Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)
17,881

Sin La
Uttarakhand


Tanglang La
Jammu and Kashmir (Ladakh)
17,583

Traill's Pass
Uttarakhand
17,100

Zojila Pass
Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir, Ladakh)
12,400
Kashmir & Ladakh


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