The Indian national team, under Stephen Constantine, are ranked 129th in the world, as per the latest Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) rankings, on Thursday.
India currently has a total of 243 points, which is higher than their previous figure of 217.
The Blue Tigers have moved up six places on the table as per the new rankings in the January edition of FIFA World Ranking.
India are now 19th in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) list in the rankings, which still has Iran leading at 29, with Korea Republic at 37 and Australia at 44.
Among the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) members, Maldives are now placed 145th, Bangladesh 190th, Nepal 175th, Bhutan 176th, Sri Lanka 196th and Pakistan 197th; as India continue to dominate the rankings among the SAFF teams.
The best mover in this edition were Suriname (128), who climbed 22 places, with the worst movers being Afghanistan (151), Bangladesh (190) , Mauritania (113), Trinidad and Tobago (83)- all dropping by five ranks respectively.