How to Insert the Rupee Symbol in Excel -7 Quick Methods

The following dataset has ID No., Item, and Cost columns.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel


Method 1 – Applying the Currency Format to Insert the Rupee Symbol in Excel

Steps:

  • Select the data in the Cost column > Go to the Home tab > Click Number Format > Select More Number Formats.

The Format Cells dialog box will appear.

  • In Category, select Currency > In Symbol, select ₹ English (India) > Click OK.

  • The rupee symbol will be displayed in the Cost column.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel


Method 2 – Using the Format Cells Option to Insert the Rupee Symbol in Excel

Steps:

  • Select the data in the Cost column.
  • Right-click.
  • Select Format Cells.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

The Format Cells dialog box will appear.

  • In Category, select Accounting > In Symbol, select ₹ English (India) > Click OK.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

The rupee symbol will be displayed in the Cost column.

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Method 3 – Inserting the Rupee Symbol Using the Symbols Feature

Steps:

  • Select D5 > Go to the Insert tab > Symbols > Symbol.

The Symbol dialog box will appear.

  • Select the Indian Rupee Sign (₹) > Click Insert > Click Close.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

The rupee (₹) symbol will be displayed in D5.

  • Insert the rupee (₹) symbol in the other cells.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel


Method 4 –  Using the UNICHAR Function

Steps:

  • Enter the following formula in E5.
=UNICHAR(8377)&" "&D5

Formula Breakdown

  • UNICHAR(8377) → Returns the rupee (₹) symbol.
  • UNICHAR(8377)&” “&D5 → The ampersand (&) joins the rupee (₹) symbol and D5.
    • Output₹ 100
  • Press ENTER.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

See the result in E5.

  • The Cost in Rupee will be displayed.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

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Method 5 – Insert the Rupee Symbol by Using the Control Panel

Steps:

  • Click the Windows Start button.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

  • Select Control Panel.

The Control Panel dialog box will appear.

  • Select Clock and Region.

A Clock and Region window will appear.

  • Next, we will select the Region option.

The Region window will appear.

  • Click the down arrow in the Format box > Select Hindi (India).

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

  • Click Apply > Click OK.

  • Close the Clock and Region dialog box.

  • Return to your Excel sheet > Select the Cost column > Go to Number > Click Accounting Number Format.

The rupee symbol will be displayed in the Cost column.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel


Method 6 – Using the Windows Settings Option to Insert the Rupee Symbol

Steps:

  • Click the Windows Start button.

  • Select the Settings application.

The Settings dialog box will appear.

  • Select Time & Language.

  • Select the Region.

  • Select Additional date, time & regional settings.

How to Insert Rupee Symbol in Excel

The Clock and Region window will appear.

  • Select Region.

  • Follow the steps described in Method 5.

The rupee symbol will be displayed in the Cost column.


Method 7 – Using the Currency Display Feature from the Control Panel

Steps:

  • Click the Windows Start button.

  • Select Change the way currency is displayed.

  • The Region dialog box will appear.

  • Follow the steps described in Method-5.

The rupee symbol will be displayed in the Cost column.


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Afia Aziz Kona, a graduate of Civil Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, serves as a technical content creator in the ExcelDemy project. Possessing a passion for innovation and critical thinking, she actively embraces challenges. Beyond her engineering background, Afia exhibits a keen interest in Excel, having authored numerous articles on Excel & VBA-related issues to simplify the experience for users facing obstacles in Excel. Apart from creating Excel tutorials, she is also... Read Full Bio

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