The Best 11 Cities To Live And Work In India (2020)

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India is a very beautiful country and great to live in if you want to experience different cultures. Living in this country can be quite joyful, colorful, sometimes hard and stressful as well. India has 29 states which are all unique. There are lots of places to choose from, whether you’re looking into robust infrastructure, their development, or economy. These big cities offer great residence to live in as well as good job opportunities. There is something for everyone and you will surely find a city in India that you think is suitable for you or your family.
Here is the list of some of the best cities to live in India.

1. Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh


Hyderabad city is situated in the region of Telangana and is also known as the city of Mughals and Nizams. It is famous for its’ beautiful monuments, old temples, modern bazaars, great amusement parks, green parks, and other attractions. In this city, you will never be bored because there is a number of places to visit and have fun with your friends. You can explore various cultures, lifestyles, languages and meet new people. In Hyderabad, you can find jobs as well as enjoy and have fun.

2. Mumbai, Maharashtra


Mumbai city is also well known as ‘The Dream City’, ‘Land of Bollywood’, ‘Financial capital of India’ and more nicknames. It is known as i.e. commercial and the entertainment capital of this country. Mumbai has the biggest number of wealthiest people in the country. It has the highest GDP, slums and quite heavy traffic. This city offers clean water, good and safe transport, infrastructure, schools, universities, healthcare facilities, and many job opportunities.
It is great for those who enjoy shopping, available transport, beautiful green parks and gardens, nightlife fun and other amazing things. This is a perfect place for those who would like to work and live in India.

3. Pune, Maharashtra


Pune has the best educational facilities and IT hub which make it perfect for younger people. It offers many great restaurants, historical places, amazing nightlife, and a cool atmosphere. For those who like adventures, there is access to the great outdoors where they can enjoy their free time. This city is known for a splendid mix of universities, as well as ashrams, palaces, great museums, and successful IT companies. It is not the cheapest city to live in but it offers amazing work opportunities where you would be paid well.

4. Bangalore, Karnataka

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Bangalore is one of the most beautiful Indian cities where you can work and enjoy life. It has amazing serene lakes, beautiful gardens and parks if you like nature. Brigade Road in Bangalore is perfect for shopping and there you can get some of the best trendy items for a great price. It is known to be the biggest IT hub in the country and there are various places where you can get a job. The city of Bangalore offers perfect work-life balance, as well as a number of places for entertainment, travel, shopping, art and has great weather all year round.

5. Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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Chennai is one of the best places for everyone to live and work. This city is also great for tourists. It is also a huge IT hub and is known for the unique culture, passion for art and music as well as a number of historical and fun places to visit. It is also known for its’ extreme hot weather and beaches. Chennai is great for younger adults due to great nightlife. There is a number of clubs and bard where you can listen to all sorts of music. This city is one of the safest ones you can live in since it is not so crowded.

6. Kolkata, West Bengal

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Kolkota is perfect for those who would like to settle in India due to its’ modest lifestyle. The city is famous for its’ marvelous architecture and numbers of historical monuments. Here you can eat amazing food, visit many historical places and get to know their unique culture. This place is not expensive to live in and you can get everything for a very reasonable price. In Kolkata, you can enjoy ancient temples and cinemas.

7. Delhi

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Delhi is the capital of India and is very visited by tourists since it offers various fun destinations. It was marked as the 7th best place to live and work in India. This city offers a number of amazing historical monuments, shopping malls, adventure parks, restaurants, parks, and others. It is a very busy and crowded city as well as the largest commercial city in the northern part of the country. New Delhi is great for those who would like to experience something new and different.

8. Jaipur, Rajasthan

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This city is also famous as ‘Pink City’ and is a perfect living spot for heritage admirers. Many tourists visit Jaipur as well. This place has a historical background of the Rajput story and here you can explore many forts and palaces as well as enjoy shopping in various malls and shopping centers. This city is not too crowded and is nice for those who love nature. The bad side is the fact that this city does not have good job opportunities and has a poor nightlife, but it is great for those who would like to be a little isolated from the crowd and noise.

9. Kochi, Kerela

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Kochi is situated on the beach-side of India and is one of the most beautiful cities in this country. It consists of small islands and peninsulas situated in the Arabian Sea. It is quite popular among tourists due to its’ beautiful beaches and nice weather. Kochi is a very modern city and is also a famous trade center. Here you can go shopping at various places and purchase stylish fresh jewelry that has a unique mix of modern and traditional vibes. It offers great access to seaport and airport and has good metro services.

10. Trivandrum, Kerela

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Trivandrum is located on seven low-hills on the southwest coast of the country. It has a great connection with other cities due to the number of different transport options.  Trivandrum is famous for spectacular temples, premium beaches, and green parks and gardens. It is perfect for those who enjoy the rain and has a tropical and pleasant climate. This city is great for you if you enjoy sightseeing.

11. Surat, Gujarat


Surat is famous as a trade center for textiles and diamonds. It is a very safe place to live in due to low crime ratios. Surat is growing very fast and is a very clean city. It offers amazing food, religious places, and nice beaches. Biggest textile of Saree is located here. In Surat, you will enjoy the handicrafts unique style.


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