The following provides a summary overview of India’s regulations and compliance system.


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How UL Can Help You

UL can help you with any or all of the following to achieve compliance:

  • Identify applicable requirements for your specific product or technology feature to comply with current regulations in safety, EMC, wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Provide pre-compliance testing during the design and development phase to determine compliance
  • Assist in completion of applications and other required forms
  • Test in our accredited labs or your qualified facilities to issue CB Test Report and Certificate with applicable national differences and other test reports for wireless, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Handle entire submittal process including working with local testing and certification organizations
  • Arrange for initial factory inspections that are required before certification issuance
  • Coordinate verification testing on qualified products as needed
  • Facilitate and expedite project progress with support of UL’s local team and/or partner
  • Support renewal maintenance of certificates as needed
  • User manual translation service when needed
Marks/Certifications
BIS Mark

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Validity Period of Certification 2 years

Certification Organization
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Safety
BIS Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS)
In-country testing required,
CB test report and certificate not acceptable.

EMC
Not Applicable

Additional Requirements
Authorized local representative required

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Information Technology Equipment
  • Audio, Video and Similar Electronics Apparatus
  • Secondary Cells and Batteries
  • Lighting Products
  • Household and Similar Electrical Appliances
  • UPS / Inverters
  • Photovoltaic (PV) Modules
  • Power Converters
  • Electrical Motors
  • Electrical Wires and Cables
  • Household Electrical Goods
  • Telecommunication Terminal Equipment

Additional Information

  • https://www.bis.gov.in/
  • Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012 – https://www.crsbis.in/BIS/

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

 

Marks/Certifications
Certification Mark - India

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Validity Period of Certification
2 years

Certification Organization
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

Safety
In-country testing required,
CB test report and certificate not acceptable

EMC
Not Applicable

Additional Requirements
Authorized local representative required

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Electrical Motors
  • Electrical Wires and Cables
  • Household Electrical Goods

Complete list of products covered under mandatory regulation


Additional Information

  • https://www.bis.gov.in/

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

 

Marks/Certifications
Certification

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory#

Authority/ Regulatory Body:
Wireless Planning & Coordination Wing (WPC)

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Requirement:
Yes

Validity Period of Certification:
No expiration date

Local Representative Required:
Yes

Any Specific Use Manual Requirements: None

End Product Testing Requirement While Using an Approved RF Module*: None

RF Performance Testing Requirement: Yes

#Voluntary for some products – http://www.wpc.dot.gov.in/

*This may vary based on product specification

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to those that contain the following radio/wireless technologies.

  • Bluetooth
  • Keyless Systems
  • Wireless LAN
  • WiMax
  • UMTS
  • GSM
  • LTE
  • ANT/ANT+
  • ZigBee

Requirement may be different depending on the product scope. For details, please contact us at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

Marks/Certifications

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory *

Certification Organization
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Testing Option
ISO 17025 accredited laboratory (third-party or manufacturer in-house laboratory)

Additional Information Requires and authorized representative located in India

 

*Voluntary for some products https://beestarlabel.com/

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

  • Frost Free Refrigerator
  • Tubular Flourescent Lamps
  • Room Air Conditioners
  • Distribution Transformers
  • RAC (Cassette, Floor Standing Tower, Ceiling, Corner AC)
  • Direct Cool Refrigerator
  • Electric Geysers
  • Color TV
  • LED Lamps

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

UPCOMING REGULATION: October 2018

Marks/Certifications
Energy Efficiency Mark - India

Mandatory/Voluntary
Mandatory

Authority/ Regulatory Body:
Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC)

Marking of Certification Logo or Number Requirement:
Yes

Validity Period of Certification:
5 Years

Testing Option:
Testing only at TEC designated laboratory in India or in MRA Partner Countries

Local Representative Requirement: To be decided

RF Performance Testing Requirement: Yes

Additional Requirements: Simplified Certification Scheme – Self Declaration, General Certification Scheme – Under review by TEC

Product Scope

Scope of products covered by the above regulations include but not limited to the following:

Equipment covered under SGS:

  • Point of Sales(POS) terminal with PSTN/CDMA/GSM/GPRS interface
  • SMS Phone for PSTN
  • CLIP Phone
  • Charge Indicator for PCO Operation
  • V.92 Modem
  • NSD/ISD Payphone
  • Cordless Telephone

Equipment covered under CGS:

  • ADSL2+ for Central Office and remote office application
  • SET TOP BOX for FTTH
  • Remote Access Server (RAS)
  • IP Media Gateway
  • Customer Premises Equipment for MPLS Network
  • Routers
  • ATM Access Equipment Connecting to DTS ATM network

Complete list of products covered under TEC regulation – http://tec.gov.in/

Note: The list of telecom equipment is only indicative, it will be updated and revised from time to time.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please note the information presented above represents a general overview and may not contain the most up-to-date information since regulatory requirements are changing frequently. For the latest information, please contact UL at UL.IndiaMarketing@ul.com or gma@ul.com

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