Major Tribes in India are the static part of GK for all competitive examinations like SSC, LIC, Railway NTPC, Group D, FCI, etc. This article is about the major tribes in India which are an important part of questions in General Knowledge for all competitive examinations like Banking, RRB NTPC, JE, Group D, SSC CGL, State PSU which are helpful to Aspirants.
What is Tribe?
The tribe is a group of people that all have common ancestry, or a common ancestor, a common culture, and live in their own enclosed society.
In India a large number of indigenous people, who are still untouched by the lifestyle of the modern world called Scheduled Tribes. All over the world, India has the largest population of tribal people.
In India, Madhya Pradesh has the largest number of Scheduled Tribes. Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh consists of the largest number of Scheduled Tribes.
There are no Scheduled Tribes in Haryana, Punjab, Pondicherry, Delhi, Chandigarh.
List of Major Tribes in India:
|Adivasi||Chhattisgarh (Baster district)|
|Adiyan||Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu|
|Andh||Arunachal Pradesh, MP, Maharastra|
|Asur(Gond)||Bihar, WB, MP, Maharastra|
|Baiga||MP, WB, Bihar, Maharastra|
|Bakkarwals||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Bhils||MP & Rajasthan|
|Barda||Gujurat, Karnataka, Maharastra|
|Bhagalia||Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharastra, Rajasthan|
|Chenchus||Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Karnataka|
|Chakma||North East, West Bengal|
|Gaddis||Himachal Pradesh, J&K|
|Garos||Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, WB|
|Gonds||Andra Pradesh, MP, Bihar, WB, Gujrat, Karnataka, Maharastra|
|Gujjars||Himachal Pradesh, J&K|
|Ho||Odisha, Bihar, WB|
|Jantia||Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram|
|Kanikar||Tamil Nadu, Kerala|
|Khond||Odisha, MP, WB, Bihar, Maharastra|
|Khasis||Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram|
|Kol||MP, Maharastra, Chhatisgarh|
|Kotas||TN, Karnataka, Kerala|
|Koya||AP, MP, Odisha, Maharastra, Karnataka|
|Lepchas||Sikkim, Tripura, WB|
|Mundas||Odisha, Jharkhand, WB, Bihar, MP, Tripura|
|Oran||Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, WB, MP, Maharastra|
|Onges||Andaman & Nicobar|
|Santal||Odisha, Bihar, WB, Tripura|
|Sentinelese||Andaman & Nicobar|
|Shompens||Andaman & Nicobar|
|Tadvi||Gujrat, Maharastra, Rajasthan, Odisha|
|Thoti||Andra Pradesh, Maharastra|
|Urali||Kerala, Tamil Nadu|
|Uibuh||Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram|
|Varli||Goa, Daman diu, Dadra Nagar, Gujurat, Maharastra, Karnataka|
|Wade Maria||Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra|
There are many communities recognized by the government as Scheduled Tribes and eligible to receive special benefits for their Development. But here we cover the most important Major Tribes in India Area-wise for a competitive examination to helps aspirants.
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