This was larger than 717,000 bpd of oil sold by Saudi Arabia, traditionally India's biggest oil supplier, industry data showed.
Iraq supplied 488,000 bpd.
But with the lifting of sanctions in January this year, crude oil imports have steadily climbed. India imported 12.7 MT of crude oil in 2015-16, up from 11 MT in the previous two fiscals. That made it sixth largest supplier of oil to India.
Saudi Arabia has been India's top supplier of crude oil - selling 35 MT of oil in 2014-15 and 40.04 MT in 2015-16.
However, for the year as a whole Saudi Arabia continues to be the top supplier with 830,000 bpd of oil followed by Iraq at second spot with 784,000 bpd. Iran averaged 456,400 bpd.
Iran had supplied 10.95 million tons of oil to India in 2014-15 fiscal, almost the same as 11 million tons it sold in 2013-14.
The Persian Gulf nation had in 2009-10 supplied 21.2 million tons to India, which came down to 18.5 million tons in 2010-11 and 18.1 million tons in the year after.
After the west imposed sanctions, India brought down the purchases to 13.14 million tons in 2012-13 and had limited them in the years thereafter.
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