Nepal Time Now
The time zone that is used in Nepal is referred to as Nepal Standard Time (NPT). Nepal time is situated 5:45 ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC +5:45). There are only three zones that have a time offset of 45 minutes from the Coordinated Universal Time including Nepal.
The other regions include Australian Central Western Time that has an offset of 8:45 ahead of UTC. Chatham Island Standard Time also has an offset of 12:45 ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time. The Nepal Standard Time does not observe the daylight saving time and the same UTC offset is used all year.
The time zone identifier used by IANA for Nepal is known as Asia/ Kathmandu. You can always use the time zone converter to determine the time difference between Nepal and other countries. It is situated in Southern Asia between India and China. The standard time for Nepal is also 5:45 hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 5:45).
Unlike other countries and regions, Nepal does not observe the Daylight Saving Time. The GMT at the Shepherd Gate Clock is maintained all year round at the Royal Observatory in the Greenwich United Kingdom. It is important to be aware of the time offsets in different time zones when traveling to various continents.