India Certification made easy

With its many independent authorities and processes, the certification landscape in India is quite a challenge to navigate. Do you need AIS/TAC, BIS, TEC, WPC, CDSCO or PESO registration or want to find out whether you need it? With us as your professional partner you can safely and easily obtain your India certification.

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AIS – Automotive Industry Standard

India Certification is an excellent partner for the AIS/TAC certification in the automotive sector. We are providing leading automotive suppliers and car manufacturers with quick and smart solutions for their TAC certification. We offer you our support for every project related to the Automotive AIS.

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BIS – Bureau of Indian Standards

India Certification is an excellent partner for the BIS certification for electronic products. The list of products requiring accreditation is extended regularly. We are providing leading manufacturers with quick and smart solutions for their India certification. With us you will navigate the Indian certification landscape safely.

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TEC – Telecommunication Engineering Center

India Certification is an excellent partner for the TEC certification for telecom equipment. Certification requirements change constantly and the list of products that require TEC approval is extended regularly. We will identify certification requirements of your product and make sure that you will obtain your TEC registration swiftly and reliably.

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WPC – Wireless Planning & Coordination Commission

India Certification is an excellent partner for the WPC certification for wireless products. We will clarify if certification is necessary for your product and if yes, what test requirements exist. We will ensure that tests are conducted correctly and that you will obtain your WPC registration swiftly and reliably.

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Other services

We offer many other certifications and services for the Indian and many other markets. Whether one of the certifications for the Automotive, Electronics or Telecommunications industries, the approval for a medical product, or even just a temporary shipment for other purposes: We support you throughout the entire process.

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India Certification provides a range of specialized consulting services, especially for car manufacturers and large industrial companies. With the consulting packages the certifications as well as internal procedures related to international product certifications can be streamlined.

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India Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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About us

Since 2005, India Certification (MPR International GmbH) has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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Indian Authorities (Central Licensing Agency / SLA)

What authorities are there in India?

Most of the authorities responsible for certification in India were originally departments within the ministries, but as they grew, they were eventually outsourced. Most of the spin-offs happened in the last 10 years and most certifications have been and still are regulated.

This overview shows which authorities are responsible for the individual certifications:


Responsible authority

AIS Ministry of Road Transport and Highways > responsible for standards

Implementing authorities:

o Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)

o Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA)

o International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT).

BIS Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food & Public Distribution

o BIS – Bureau of Indian Standards (formerly „Indian Standards Institution“ (ISI))

o FMCS (Foreign Manufacturer Certification Service) > BIS-ISI-Certification

o CRS für Compulsory Registration Scheme > BIS-CRS-Certification

WPC Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

o WPC (Wireless Planning & Coordination)

o Licensing and Regulation (LR)

o New Technology Group (NTG)

o Standing Advisory Committee on Radio Frequency Allocation (SACFA)

o And others

TEC Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

o Behörde: Das Telecommunication Engineering Center (TEC)

o Gesetz: Mandatory Testing Certification of Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE) 2017

PESO Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO), since 2010. Formerly Department of Explosives, part of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry

o Chief Inspector of Explosives (CCoE ) at the top

o Over 30 regionally responsible offices in India

CDSCO The Central Drug Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)

o Central Licensing Authority (CLA) classifies products into one of four levels

o CLA is responsible for levels C and D

o State Licensing Authority (SLA) for levels A and B

GARC Global Automotive Research Centre

o established test center founded by the Ministry of Heavy Industries

o GARC has the accreditation for all approvals of vehicles and their components under the Central Motor Vehicle Rules CMVR

CIRT Central Institute of Road Transport

o Institute for improvement of the efficiency and productivity of the transport sector

o provides technical training, consultancy and testing services of automotive components as part of the BIS certification process

o consulting and research work in the areas of transportation policy, planning, and management, and others


In addition to these authorities, there are many others responsible for ever smaller niches. Although in theory the individual authorities are responsible for publishing their standards, in most cases this work is done by the more central BIS.

For this reason, and in order to bring more structure to standardization, the Indian government is planning to place more and more competencies with the BIS (see However, it is not yet clear when this will happen, as time frames in India are often not final and important decisions are often delayed.

Related Topics:

  • iCAT (international Centre for Automotive Technology)
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