This time zone converter lets you visually and very quickly convert IST to EST and vice-versa. Simply mouse over the colored hour-tiles and glance at the hours selected by the column... and done! IST stands for India Standard Time. EST is known as Eastern Standard Time. EST is 9.5 hours behind IST.How many hours is est behind UTC?
When planning a call between EST and UTC, you need to consider time difference between these time zones. EST is 5 hours behind of UTC. If you are in EST, the most convenient time to accommodate all parties is between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm for a conference call or meeting. In UTC, this will be a usual working time of between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.How can I convert UTC datetime to local (EST) time?
Converting UTC to local time. To convert UTC to local time, call the ToLocalTime method of the DateTime object whose time you want to convert. The exact behavior of the method depends on the value of the object's Kind property, as the following table shows.Does UTC observe daylight saving time?
UTC has no DST because it serves as a constant frame of reference in which other time zones are relative. Take note that Coordinated Universal Time does not change with a change of seasons. However, its local time or civil time can vary depending on the time zone jurisdiction.