Top 10 Largest Indian Companies by Market Capitalization In 2016


Indian Economy is one of the largest and highest growing economies of the world which affects the world economy in a significant manner. With the ease of doing business in India, India is now becoming the dream destination of various companies from all domains like Information technology, Power, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Automobile, Chemicals so on and so forth.

In this article, we have compiled the list of Top 10 largest Indian companies in terms of Market capitalization in this year i.e. 2016.  Market Capitalization of the company defines as the value of all the shares of the respective company at a particular time.

10. Hindustan Unilever (HUL)

HUL is undoubtedly the market leader in consumer goods sector in India. It has very wide and strong network of distribution with its products are available in more than 55 lakhs outlet in the country. HUL offers the wide array of products in its consumer goods sector like lifebuoy, Dove, Pears, Pepsodent, Sunsilk, Sur Excel, Lux etc are the famous brands of the company.

Market capitalization of Hindustan Unilever as on January 2016 is Rs 1,80,196Crore


HDFC is the premier housing finance service provider and at number ninth position in terms of Market capitalization in India. The firm as established in the year 1977 and financed more than 49 lakhs homes. They offer both housing and non-housing loans. Incorporated in 1977, HDFC till now has financed more than 50 Lakh units and offers housing and non-housing loans. The net profit of HDFC in FY 2014-15 was more than 5800 crore.

Market capitalization of HDFC as on January 2016 is Rs 1,83,054Crore

8. Oil and Natural GasCorporation (ONGC)

ONGC is the public sector undertaking established in the year 1956. It is a Maharatna company engaged in exploration and production of Oil and Gas. This state-owned company owns the major share of Oil and gas production in the country. This Dehradun-based company is also known as a highest profit making PSU of India.

Market capitalization of ONGC as on January 2016 is Rs 1,91,044Crore

7. Sun Pharma

Sun Pharma is and Indian Multinational Pharmaceutical Company established in the year 1983. The company manufactures medicines and drugs for various fields of medical like Dermatology, Cardiology, Neurology, Diabetology etc. The company has its head office in Mumbai and having more than 40 manufacturing plants in different parts of the world.

Market Capitalization of Sun Pharma as on January 2016 is Rs 1,91,089Crore

6. Coal India Limited (CIL)

Coal India Limited is another state owned Maharatna Company and holds 6th position in terms of Market capitalization. It is leading coal producer not only in India but in the world. It also holds the maximum share of coal production in India and headquarters in Kolkata. In the FY 2014-15, the company produces more than 500 million tons of coal.

Market Capitalization of Coal India Limited as in January 2016 is Rs 2,02,755Crore


ITC was incorporated in August 1910 under the name Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited. Presently, it is the leading company of India having businesses in multiple domains like Information Technology, Consumer Goods, Agribusiness, and Hotel etc. In FY 2014-15, the net profit of the company was more than Rs 9500 crore.

Market Capitalization of ITC Limited as on January 2016 is Rs 2,54,883Crore

4. Infosys Limited

Infosys is the second largest Information Technology firm of India established in the year 1981. The main service provided by this Bangalore-based company is Infrastructure Management, Business Process Outsourcing etc. Gross profit of company in FY 2014-15 is approx. Rs 1900 crore.

Market Capitalization of Infosys Limited as on January 2016 is Rs 2,60,932Crore

3. HDFC Bank

HDFC is one of the top private sector banks of India. It was incorporated in the year 1994 with its headquarter in Mumbai. Currently, the bank has more than 11500 ATMs and 4000 branches across the country. The net profit of bank in FY 2014-15 is more than Rs 10000 crore.

Market Capitalization of HDFC Bank as on January 2016 is Rs 2,64,881Crore

2. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

Reliance Industries Limited is a huge corporation which was established in the year 1966 and having business in multiple domains like Petrochemicals, retail, Telecom etc. This Fortune 500 Company has its head office in Mumbai and having more than 25000 employees. Reliance is the leading manufacturer of Polyester in the world.

Market Capitalization of Reliance as on January 2016 is Rs 3,43,263Crore

1. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services

TCS is the largest Information Technology service provided firm of India. This Indian tech giant was incorporated in the year 1968 and having more than 3,00,000 employees on his payroll spread across the globe.The major services provided by the company are Supply Chain Management, IT Services, and Consulting etc.

Market Capitalization of TCS as on January 2016 is Rs 4,49,927Crore

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