LED Bulb Most commonly used Base types in India (Infographic)

LED bulb different base types in India

B22 Type is most commonly used led base type in India. This is most widely used in homes. E27-Ceiling, wall light fittings outdoor lights. E14-Decorative

LED Bulb different Base types in India

    • B22

Type – Standard single bulbs-Used in Home
B22 LED bulb is the most widely used bulb base type in India.

    • E27

Type -Ceiling, wall light fittings outdoor lights and table lamps.
Screw type bulb-known as standard Edison Screw type bulb

    • E14

Type – Decorative light fittings,candle shaped chandeliers
This bulb has a smaller base with a diameter of 14mm.

    • GU-10

Type – This type is used in bath bars, ceiling fans and track lighting
Commonly found on multifaceted reflector lamps.


  1. E27
  2. E14
  3. B22
  4. B15
  5. MR16
  6. GU10
  7. G9
  8. GX53

Things to know while choosing LED Bulbs

  1. Shop for lumens, not watts – Watt is not a measure of brightness of led.
  2. Select light colour you want – Choose from a range of colours (warmer yellow-white, colour of incandescent bulbs, whiter white or blueish white.)
  3. Choose the right bulb for dimmers – some bulbs fail to respond to a dimmer switch.

Info-graphic – LED Bulb Base Types in India

Different types of led base-infographic


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