Dear Readers,

We bring to our list of Major Rivers, with their source and where they discharge into. It is also important to note that 90 per cent of India’s river discharges their water into the Bay of Bengal and rest are in the Arabian Sea. This list important for Geography as a part of  the General Awareness Section for all Bank exams such as, IBPS, SBI PO, SBI CLERK, SSC CHSL & other Competitive Exams.

S. NoNameSourceFall into
1BeasBeas Kund, Himalayas, Himachal PradeshSatluj
2BetwaVindhya Range (Kumhra village, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh)Yamuna
3BrahmaputraNear Mansarovar LakeBay of Bengal
4ChambalSingar Chouri (Mhow in Indore District, Madhya Pradesh)Yamuna
5GangaCombined SourcesBay of Bengal
6GhaggarHimalayasNear Fatehabad
7GhagraMapchachungo Glacier, Tibet, ChinaGanga
8GodavariBrahmagiri Mountain, Tryambakeshwar (Nashik, Maharashtra)Bay of Bengal
9IndusGlacier near Bokhar Chu in the Tibetan region of the Kailash Mountain rangeArabian Sea
10JhelumVerinag Spring (Pir Panjal Range)Chenab
11KaveriTalakaveri, Kodagu, Western Ghats, KarnatakaBay of Bengal
12KosiSun Kosi, Arun and Tamur form Saptakoshi (Tribenighat, Nepal)Ganga
13KrishnaNear Mahabaleswar, Jor village (Satara district, Maharashtra)Bay of Bengal
14LuniPushkar valley of the Aravalli Range, near AjmerRann of kuchchh
15MahanadiSihawa town in Dhamtari district of ChhattisgarhBay of Bengal
16NarmadaAmarkantakGulf of Khambat
17RaviChamba district of Himachal PradeshChenab
18SabarmatiAravalli Range of the Udaipur District of RajasthanGulf of Khambat
19SatlujLake Rakshastal in TibetChenab
20SonAmarkantakGanga
21TaptiBetul District, Madhya PradeshGulf of Khambat
22TungabhadraKoodli (place where the Thunga and Bhadra rivers meet) (Koodli, Bhadravathi, Karnataka)Krishna River
23YamunaYamunotri, Champasar GlacierGanga

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