Cost of living in Shanghai (China) is 40% more expensive than in Aligarh (India)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 1,145 prices entered by 178 different people.
For example, you would need at least ₨53,271 (元5,164) in Shanghai to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ₨38,000 in Aligarh.