Important Mountain Passes in India asked in SSC Railways

Important Mountain Passes in India

Mountain pass provides the route of transport to the different part of the country, through the mountain range or over a ridge. India has many important passes in the north as it is covered with the Himalayan mountain range which is greatly important for trade and transport it also plays an important role in the military movement. This is one of the important topics for the SSC and Railway exams.


Zojila pass in India

Following are the important passes in the Different States.

Jammu and Kashmir

Mountain Passes


Zoji La Pass 

Srinagar and Leh

Banihal Pass

Srinagar and Jammu

Changla Pass

Leh and Changthang

Khardung La Pass 

Leh and Nubra

Kongka Pass

Ladakh and Aksai chin

Lanak Pass

Ladakh and Tibet

Karakoram Pass

Ladakh and Xinjinang


Nubra and Siachen

Shingo La Pass

Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh

map of all the mountain pass in india
Important Mountain Passes in India

Himachal Pradesh

Mountain Passes


Shipki La Pass

Shimla and Tibet , Satluj River flows through this pass.

Bara Lacha Pass

Mandi and Leh

Rohtang Pass 

Manali and Leh , it cuts through the Pir Panjal range.

Indrahar Pass

Kangra and Chamba district

Kunzum Pass 

Lahaul and Spiti district

Chanshal Pass

Dodra Kwar and Rohra

Debsa Pass

Kullu and Spiti district


Mountain Passes


Niti Pass

Kailesh and Mansarovar , joins Uttarakhand with Tibet.

Mana pass

Kailesh and Mansarovar , located in greater Himalayas.

Muling La Pass

Uttarkhand and Tibet

Lipulekh Pass

Uttarkhand , Tibet and Nepal

Sin la Pass


Mountain Passes


Nathu la Pass

Tibet and Chumbi Valley

Jalep La Pass

Sikkim and Bhutan ,Tista river has created this pass.

Dongkhala Pass

Sikkim and Tibet

Goecha La Pass


Mountain Passes


Palakkad Pass ( Palgat pass )

Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Thamarassery Pass 

Malabar and Mysore

Shenkottai Pass

Travancore and Tamil Nadu

Arunachal Pardesh

Mountain Passes


Diphu Pass

India china and Myanmar , Provide easy route to Myanmar.

Bomdila Pass

Arunachal Pardesh and Bhutan

Dihang pass

Arunachal Pradesh with Myanmar (Mandalay)

Sela Pass

In Rajasthan  there is Haldighati Pass  which is in between  Khamnore  and Bagicha Village.


Thal Ghat   it links Nasik to Mumbai.

Bhor Ghat  It links Mumbai to Pune.

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