Nifty 50 Companies list

Nifty 50 companies

Before entering into the stock market world, it is essential to know what is Nifty and Sensex. The full form of NSE is the National Stock Exchange, and BSE is the Bombay Stock Exchange. Both NSE and BSE are major stock exchanges in India.

What is Nifty 50?

NIFTY is also known as Nifty 50, it is a market indicator consisting of 50 top companies listed on the National Stock Exchange of India out of 1600 companies. 

NSE introduced nifty in 1996, and it is one of the two national indicators. It is determined by using the top 50 large share value companies that are regularly traded on the National stock exchange.

The top 50 companies are decided based on market capitalization. Nifty 50 is controlled IISL(India Index Services and Products Ltd).

What is Sensex?  

SENSEX is also known as BSE 30, it is a market indicator consisting of 30 top companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

BSE was established in 1877 by Just. Vikramajit Sen, and it is one of the two national indicators. BSE 30 was determined by using the top 30 share value companies that are regularly on the Bombay Stock Exchange. The top 30 companies are decided based on market capitalization. 

If the Sensex is moving down, this indicates to you that the share price of top companies on the BSE is moving down. If Sensex moves upward, it indicates that most of the top companies in BSE are moving up.

Nifty 50 Companies

Company NameIndustryWeightageMarket CapitalizationSymbolISIN Code
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd.SERVICES0.5568978ADANIPORTSINE742F01042
Asian Paints Ltd.CONSUMER GOODS1.93164627ASIANPAINTINE021A01026
Bajaj Auto Ltd.AUTOMOBILE0.8380587BAJAJ-AUTOINE917I01010
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.OIL & GAS0.7275718BPCLINE029A01011
Bharti Airtel Ltd.TELECOM2.8300983BHARTIARTLINE397D01024
Bharti Infratel Ltd.TELECOM0.3640506INFRATELINE121J01017
Britannia Industries Ltd.CONSUMER GOODS0.9184410BRITANNIAINE216A01030
Cipla Ltd.PHARMA0.7351718CIPLAINE059A01026
Coal India Ltd.METALS0.7687357COALINDIAINE522F01014
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.PHARMA1.1665824DRREDDYINE089A01023
Eicher Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILE0.547827EICHERMOTINE066A01013
GAIL (India) Ltd.OIL & GAS0.4343433GAILINE129A01019
Grasim Industries Ltd.CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS0.4939320GRASIMINE047A01021
HCL Technologies Ltd.IT1.44152834HCLTECHINE860A01027
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.AUTOMOBILE0.6945926HEROMOTOCOINE158A01026
Hindalco Industries Ltd.METALS0.4632178HINDALCOINE038A01020
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.CONSUMER GOODS3.82497738HINDUNILVRINE030A01027
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES8.07318048HDFCINE001A01036
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.OIL & GAS0.5281903IOCINE242A01010
Infosys Ltd.IT6.38298713INFYINE009A01021
JSW Steel Ltd.METALS0.4546580JSWSTEELINE019A01038
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES4.43274579KOTAKBANKINE237A01028
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.CONSTRUCTION2.7134942LTINE018A01030
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.AUTOMOBILE0.8660272M&MINE101A01026
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.AUTOMOBILE1.74169881MARUTIINE585B01010
NTPC Ltd.POWER1.1293701NTPCINE733E01010
Nestle India Ltd.CONSUMER GOODS1.56168008NESTLEINDINE239A01016
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.OIL & GAS0.71108379ONGCINE213A01029
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.POWER1.0186033POWERGRIDINE752E01010
Reliance Industries Ltd.OIL & GAS11.551043009RELIANCEINE002A01018
Shree Cement Ltd.CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS0.6477676SHREECEMINE070A01015
State Bank of IndiaFINANCIAL SERVICES1.78156047SBININE062A01020
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.PHARMA1.22114220SUNPHARMAINE044A01036
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.IT5.16767494TCSINE467B01029
Tata Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILE0.4130519TATAMOTORSINE155A01022
Tata Steel Ltd.METALS0.5538195TATASTEELINE081A01012
Tech Mahindra Ltd.IT0.8253415TECHMINE669C01036
Titan Company Ltd.CONSUMER GOODS0.9987358TITANINE280A01028
UltraTech Cement Ltd.CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS0.99111293ULTRACEMCOINE481G01011
Vedanta Ltd.METALS0.435945VEDLINE205A01025
Wipro Ltd.IT0.69120725WIPROINE075A01022
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT0.3518816ZEELINE256A01028


  1. What is the full form of Sensex?

    The full form of SENSEX is Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. It is the first stock exchange in India which is also called BSE-30.

  2. What is the full form of NIFTY?

    NIFTY stands for National stock exchange fifty. NIFTY 50, is a stock market indicator of top companies that are listed in the National stock exchange. The term NIFTY is determined from two words – National and Fifty.

  3. What is the use of Sensex?

    BSE Sensex is one of the top stock market indicators in India. It is used to find the share price movement on the stock exchange and functions as an indicator of the stock market.

  4. Can I directly invest in Nifty?

    Yes, You can invest in nifty by placing an order using the nifty basket in the regular market and you will get the delivery of all 50 firms which include nifty in a similar proportion. This technique is known as basket trading and is for high investments.

  5. How can I buy Nifty long term?

    No, you cannot purchase the index immediately, but you can purchase index futures. Also, you can purchase VIX from Nifty
    No, you can’t purchase any index. But you can buy ETF having nifty as a primary asset.

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