The carmaker will launch the model in April and start delivering it to early customers from end of May.
Deliveries of the new generation D-segment sedan will commence by May end.
Like several other carmakers, the Czech brand has also revealed a long wheelbase model made just for the most populated country on earth.
The launch of the premium sedan has been pushed further into the year.
The Octavia will be a welcome addition to the segment which currently has only two cars on sale.
Skoda might also consider the Octavia RS with a hybrid version named RS iV in India.
The new generation Skoda Octavia now gets a 1.5-litre CNG powertrain for Europe.