Init Page Logo
Blog on technologies that touches everyone's life.

How to set the time zone in Raspbian Jessie Linux of Raspberry Pi to IST

26 Jan 2016

Time zone settings in Raspberry Pi is hidden deep into the configuration section. In this article we can see how to change the time zone of raspberry pi to IST


1. Open the Raspberry Pi Configuration Settings by navigating to Menu => Preferences => Raspberry Pi Configuration

Raspi Config

2. Open the Localisation Tab and click "Set Timezone"

 Local Time

3. Select "Asia" instead of "Indian" or any other option for "Area" dropdown

4. Select "Calcutta"  in "Location"  option

5. Restart the Pi and now the time zone will be changed to IST on reboot.

Note : You can also perform this change by typing "sudo raspi-config" in the terminal window

Category :  Raspberry Pi

blog comments powered by Disqus


I am Ashok Raja, a SharePoint Architect by profession and a blogger by passion.
This blog is not specific to any particular technology or software, instead it deals with applications, tools, apps and much more that we usually encounter in our day to day life. If you are keen to know what I do in SharePoint visit my blog on SharePoint and related technologies at

Web Hosting

Avail Flat
20 % Discount
Coupon : ARVIXEMAX20