GST Rates

GST Rates: The tax rates for 1211 items were released in GST Council meeting on 18th May, 2017 and for services on 19th May, 2017. The tax rates for 74% of the items are at or below 18% and balance items at 28% rate. One of the major change in Goods and Services is that there are multiple tax rates based on the usage of the services. This is a significant shift from the existing process of having a single rate for all the services. from this page you may Download GST Rates list in PDF Forma or you may also find GST Rate Finder. GST Rate List in PDF Format and Excel Format with HSN Codes are also avaialnle on this page..

The final rates for the goods and services have been notified on 28th June 2017 wide various notifications for the Central Taxes and States have notified the same accordingly.

After Deside of Final GST Rates, there are lot of changes made in various GST Council meeting, here you may find all the changes in GST Rates with latest updates...

The rates of GST (CGST+SGST/UTGST) include Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. These rates will apply to IGST also. CGST and SGST rate is expected to be same. IGST is expected to be equal to double the CGST rate. Thus if CGST and SGST is same, the IGST rate will be equal to the rate of SGST plus CGST.

For Example:- Sanjay, a dealer in Maharashtra sold goods to Anand in Maharashtra worth INR 10,000. The GST rate is 18% comprising of CGST rate of 9% and SGST rate of 9%, in such case the dealer collects INR 1800 and INR 900 will go to the central government and INR 900 will go to the Maharashtra government.

Again, if Sanjay sells goods to dealer in Delhi worth INR 10,000, this being inter- state, the dealer will charge IGST at the rate of 18% and the amount collected INR 1800 will go the central government and will later be apportioned between the union and the states on the recommendation of the GST Council.

GST New Rates on Certain Goods Decided on 06-10-2017

Changes in GST Rates for Goods and IGST Rates on Imports of Goods. As per discussions held in the 22nd GST Council Meeting held under Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley on 6th October, 2017, the following changes in GST rates for certain Goods and IGST rates on Imports of specified Goods have been recommended.


Heading Description Present GST Rate New GST Rate
0804 Mangoes sliced dried 12% 5%
1905 or 2106 Khakra and plain chapati / roti 12% 5%
19 or 21


Food preparations put up in unit containers and intended for free distribution  to  economically  weaker sections of the society under a  programme duly approved by the Central Government or any State Government, subject to specified conditions [Foot note 1] 18% 5 %
21 Namkeens other than those put up in unit container and, –
  • (a) bearing a registered brand name; or
  • (b) bearing a brand name on which an actionable claim or enforceable right in a court of law is available [other than those where any actionable claim or enforceable right in respect of such brand name has been foregone voluntarily [Foot note 2]
12% 5%
2710 Imposing GST only on the net quantity of superior kerosene oil [SKO] retained for the manufacture of Linear Alkyl Benzene [LAB] 18% 18% [Clarification to be issued]
30 Ayurvedic, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy medicines, other than those bearing a brand name [Foot note 3] 12% 5%
3213 Poster Colour 28% 18%
3407 Modelling paste for children amusement 28% 18%
3915 Plastic waste, parings or scrap 18% 5%
4004 00 00 Rubber  waste, parings or scrap 18% 5%
4017 00 20 Hard Rubber waste or scrap 28% 5%
4707 Paper waste or scrap 12% 5%
4907 Duty credit scrips 5% Nil
5401 Sewing thread of manmade filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale 18% 12%
5402, 5404, 5406 All synthetic filament yarn, such as nylon, polyester, acrylic, etc. 18% 12%
5403, 5405, 5406 All artificial filament yarn, such as viscose rayon, Cuprammonium, 18% 12%
5508 Sewing thread of manmade staple fibres 18% 12%
5509, 5510, 5511 Yarn of manmade staple fibres 18% 12%
5605 Real Zari 12% 5%


All goods falling under heading 6802 [other than those of marble and granite or those which attract 12% GST] 28% 18%
7001 Cullet or other waste or scrap of Glas 18% 5%
8305 Fittings for loose-leaf binders or files, letter clips, letter corners, paper clips, indexing tags and similar office articles, of base metal; staples in strips (for example, for offices, upholstery, packaging), of base metal 28% 18%
8483 Plain Shaft Bearing 8483 28% 18%
84 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with fixed Speed Diesel Engines of power not exceeding 15HP 28% 18%
84 or 85 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with power driven pumps primarily designed for handling water, namely, centrifugal pumps (horizontal and vertical), deep tube-well turbine pumps, submersible pumps, axial flow and mixed flow vertical pumps 28% 18%
84 or 85 E-Waste 28%/18% 5%
Any Chapter Biomass briquettes 18% 5%

Foot note;

  1. Reduction in GST rate against S. No 4 above is subject to following condition:
  2. a)If the supplier of such food preparations produces a certificate from an officer not below the rank of the Deputy Secretary to the Government of India or not below the rank of the Deputy Secretary to the State Government concerned to the effect that such food preparations have been distributed free to the economically weaker sections of the society under a programme duly approved by the Central Government or the State Government concerned, within five months from the date of supply of such goods or within such further period as the jurisdictional Commissioner of Central tax or jurisdictional Commissioner of State tax, as the case maybe, may allow in this regard.
  3.  For S. No.5 above, the phrase registered brand name means:
  4. a)A brand registered as on 15.05.2017 shall be deemed to be a registered brand for the purposes of levy of 5% GST, irrespective of whether or not such brand is subsequently deregistered.
  5. b)A brand registered as on 15.05.2017 under the Copyright Act, 1957 shall also be treated as a registered brand for the purposes of levy of 5% GST.
  6. c)A brand registered as on 15.05.2017 under any law for the time being in force in any other country shall also be deemed to be a registered brand for the purposes of levy of 5% GST.
  7. For S. No. 7 above, the phrase “brand name” is defined as:

“brand name” or “trade name” means a brand name or a trade name, whether registered or not, that is to say, a name or a mark, such as symbol, monogram, label, signature or invented word or writing which is used in relation to such specified goods for the purpose of indicating, or so as to indicate a connection in the course of trade between such specified goods and some person using such name or mark with or without any indication of the identity of that person.


Description Present IGST rate New IGST rate
IGST exemption on imports of rigs imported for oil / gas exploration and production projects under lease, subject to the following conditions that:

(i)       Integrated tax leviable under section 5(1) of the IGST Act, 2017 on supply of service covered by item 1(b) or 5(f) of Schedule II of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017;

(ii)     The rig is not sold without the prior permission of the Commissioner of Customs of the port of importation;

(iii)   to re-export the goods within 3 months from the expiry of the period for which they were supplied under a transaction covered by item 1(b) or 5(f) of Schedule II of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 out of India;

(iv)   to pay on demand an amount equal to the integrated tax payable on the said goods but for the exemption under this notification in the event of violation of any of the above conditions and applicable interest.

5% Nil
Exemption from IGST on imports of medicines supplied free by international agencies like UNICEF, WHO, Red Cross etc. 12%/5% Nil
A.    Exemption from IGST on imports of bona fide gifts upto CIF value limit of Rs. 5000 imported through post or air. 28% Nil

GST Rates changed in GST Council 20th Meeting held on 05-08-2017

1. Textile job works reduced to 5%
2. Government works contract reduced to 12% with ITC
3. Job work for printing books and newspapers etc will be 12% (if only content provided by publisher and all input of paper etc belongs to printer)
4. Job work for printing books and newspapers will be 5% (if Input used belongs to publisher and not Printer)
5. Agriculture Services of post Harvest and storage reduced to 12%
6. Entry to Planetarium – rate reduced to 18%
7. Rent a Cab Operator-Allowed option of 12% GST with full ITC. 5% GST with no ITC will also continue
8. GTA– Allowed option of 12% GST with full ITC under forward charge. 5% GST with no ITC will also continue (However, the GTA has to give an option at the beginning of financial year)
9. Tractor parts would attract the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate of 18 % instead of 28 % previously.
10. Margin/commission payable to Fair Price Shop Dealers by Central/ State Governments- 0%
11. In case of housekeeping services such as plumbers through E-commerce Operator,  it is the liability of the aggregator to pay GST
12. Goods and services used specifically for the purposes FIFA Youth World Cup later this year in India has been exempted from GST.

New crop insurance schemes Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) introduced from Kharif 2016-17 in place of National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) and Modified National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (MNAIS), and Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (RWCIS) introduced in place of Weather Based Crop Insurance Schemes , shall be extended exemption from GST.

To clarify that legal services (including representational services) provided by an individual advocate or a senior advocate or a firm of advocates (including LLP) provided to a business entity in taxable territory are covered under reverse charge mechanism

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GST Rates on Goods Chapter Wise

If you want to know more about the GST rates, please check the below table.

we updated this table as soon possible

Name of Chapter GST Rates
Chapter 1 Live Animals, Bovine & Poultry
Chapter 2 Meat & Edible Offal of Animals
Chapter 3 Fish Meat & Fillets
Chapter 4 Eggs, Honey & Milk Products
Chapter 5 Non Edible Animal Products
Chapter 6 Live Trees & Plants
Chapter 7 Vegetables
Chapter 8 Fruits & Dry Fruits
Chapter 9 Tea, Coffee & Spices
Chapter 10 Edible Grains
Chapter 11 Milling Industry Products
Chapter 12 Oil Seeds, Fruit & Part of Plants
Chapter 13 Gums, Resins, Vegetable SAP & Extracts
Chapter 14 Vegetable Material & Products
Chapter 15 Fats, Oils & Waxes their Fractions
Chapter 16 Preserved/Prepared Food Items
Chapter 17 Sugar, Jaggery, Honey & bubble Gums
Chapter 18 Chocolate & Cocoa Products
Chapter 19 Pizza, Cake, Bread, Pasta & Waffles
Chapter 20 Edible Plants – Fruits, Nuts & Juices
Chapter 21 Tea & Coffee Extract & Essence
Chapter 22 Water – Mineral & Aerated
Chapter 23 Flours, Meals & Pellets
Chapter 24 Tobacco, Stemmed & Stripped
Chapter 25 Salts & Sands
Chapter 26 Mineral Ores & Slags
Chapter 27 Fossil Fuels – Coal & Petroleum
Chapter 28 Gases & Non Metals
Chapter 29 Hydrocarbons – Cyclic & Acyclic
Chapter 30 Drugs & Pharmaceuticals
Chapter 31 Fertilisers
Chapter 32 Tanning & Colouring Products
Chapter 33 Essential Oils, Beauty Products
Chapter 34 Soaps, Waxes, Polish products
Chapter 35 Casein, Albumin, Gelatin, Enzymes
Chapter 36 Propellants, Explosives, Fuses, Fireworks
Chapter 37 Photographic & Cinematographic Films
Chapter 38 Insecticides, Artificial Carbon & Graphite
Chapter 39 Polymers, Polyethylene, Cellulose
Chapter 40 Rubber, Plates, Belt, Condesnsed Milk
Chapter 41 Raw hides & Skins, Leather
Chapter 42 Trunks, Suit-cases, Vanity cases
Chapter 43 Raw Fur Skins, Articles of apparel
Chapter 44 Fuel wood, Wood Charcoal
Chapter 45 Natural Cork, Shuttlecock Cork
Chapter 46 Plaiting Materials, Basketwork
Chapter 47 Mechanical & Chemical woodpulp
Chapter 48 Newsprint, Uncoated paper & paperboard
Chapter 49 Printed Books, Brochures, Newspapers
Chapter 50 Silk Worm Coccon, Yarn, Waste & Woven Fabrics
Chapter 51 Wool materials & Waste, Animal Hairs
Chapter 52 Cotton materials, Synthetics & Woven fabrics
Chapter 53 Flex raw, Vegetable materials & Paper yarn
Chapter 54 Synthetic felaments, Woven fabrics & Rayons
Chapter 55 Synthetic felament tows & Polyster staple fiber
Chapter 56 Towels, Napkins, ropes & Netting materials
Chapter 57 Carpets & Floor coverings textile Handlooms
Chapter 58 Labels, Bades, Woven pile & Chennile, Terry towelings
Chapter 59 Rubberised textile fabrics, Convayer belts
Chapter 60 Pile,Wrap Knit,Tarry & Croched fabrics
Chapter 61 Men & Women Clothing
Chapter 62 Men & Women Jackets, Coats & Garments
Chapter 63 Blankets & Bedsheets
Chapter 64 Shoes & Footwear Products
Chapter 65 Hats & Accessories
Chapter 66 Umbrellas & Accessories
Chapter 67 Artificial flowers, Wigs & False Beards
Chapter 68 Monumental & Building Stones
Chapter 69 Bricks, Blocks & Ceramics
Chapter 70 Glasses, Mirrors, Flasks
Chapter 71 Pearls, Diamonds, Gold, Platinum
Chapter 72 Iron, Alloys, Scrap & Granules
Chapter 73 Iron tube, piles & Sheets
Chapter 74 Copper Mattes, Rods, Bars, Wires, Plates
Chapter 75 Nickel Mattes & Unwrought Nickel
Chapter 76 Unwrought Aluminium- Rods, Sheets & Profiles
Chapter 78 Unwrought Lead – Rods, Sheets & Profiles
Chapter 79 Unwrought Zinc – Rods, Sheets & Profiles
Chapter 80 Unwrought Tin – Rods, Sheets & Profiles
Chapter 81 Magnesium, Cobalt, Tungsten Articles
Chapter 82 Hand Tools & Cutlery
Chapter 83 Locks, Metal Mountings & Fittings
Chapter 84 Industrial Machinery
Chapter 85 Electrical Parts & Electronics
Chapter 86 Railway Locomotives & Parts
Chapter 87 Tractors & Motor Vehicles
Chapter 88 Balloons, Parachutes & Airlift Gear
Chapter 89 Cruise Ships & Boats
Chapter 90 Medical, Chemical & Astronomy
Chapter 91 Watches & Clocks
Chapter 92 Musical Instruments
Chapter 93 Military Weapons & firearms
Chapter 94 Furniture, Bedding & lighting
Chapter 95 Children Toys, Table & Board Games & Sports Goods
Chapter 96 Pencil Lighter Toiletries
Chapter 97 Paintings Decoratives Sculptures
Chapter 98 Machinery Lab Chemicals Drugs Medicines

GST Nil rate (0%): 

No tax will be imposed on items like fresh meat, fish chicken, eggs, milk, butter milk, curd, natural honey, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour, besan, bread, prasad, salt, bindi. Sindoor, stamps, judicial papers, printed books, newspapers, bangles, handloom etc.

GST 5% Items List

Items such as fish fillet, cream, skimmed milk powder, branded paneer, frozen vegetables, coffee, tea, spices, pizza bread, rusk, sabudana, kerosene, coal, medicines, stent, lifeboats will attract tax of 5 percent.

GST 12% Items list

Frozen meat products , butter, cheese, ghee, dry fruits in packaged form, animal fat, sausage, fruit juices, Bhutia, namkeen, Ayurvedic medicines, tooth powder, agarbatti, colouring books, picture books, umbrella, sewing machine, and cellphones will be under 12 per cent tax slab.

GST 18% Items List

Most items are under this tax slab which include flavoured refined sugar, pasta, cornflakes, pastries and cakes, preserved vegetables, jams, sauces, soups, ice cream, instant food mixes, mineral water, tissues, envelopes, tampons, note books, steel products, printed circuits, camera, speakers and monitors.

GST 28% Items list

Chewing gum, molasses, chocolate not containing cocoa, waffles and wafers coated with choclate, pan masala, aerated water, paint, deodorants, shaving creams, after shave, hair shampoo, dye, sunscreen, wallpaper, ceramic tiles, water heater, dishwasher, weighing machine, washing machine, ATM, vending machines, vacuum cleaner, shavers, hair clippers, automobiles, motorcycles, aircraft for personal use, and yachts will attract 28 per cent tax – the highest under GST system.