What is Pakistan Standard Time?
You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 5 hours ahead of the UTC time zone
This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.
In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier used is Etc/GMT-5.
Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in this time zone.
Without DST clocks do not change in this time zone, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
About This Time Pattern
PKT Time Zone Map
This time zone is a time offset that adds 5 hours to Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.
Its main cities and territories are:
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.
This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.
You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
Aqtobe Time (AQTT)
Heard and McDonald Islands Time (HMT)
Mawson Station Time (MAWT)
Maldives Time (MVT)
Oral Time (ORAT)
French Southern and Antarctic Time (TFT)
Tajikistan Time (TJT)
Turkmenistan Time (TMT)
Uzbekistan Time (UZT)
Yekaterinburg Time (YEKT)
Echo Time Zone (E)
This time zone is used in the following country:
In Pakistan, this time zone is used throughout the country.
This time zone is measured in Gilgit, near the village of Naltar, daylight saving time is no longer observed in Pakistan.