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Extension of date for BIS Registration

The following notification is issued in continuation of the order

  • Extension in date
    • The date of coming into force of the “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” stands extended to 3rd July, 2013.

  • Grandfathering of Products
    • All products manufactured/imported before the notified date of coming into effect of the Order i.e. 3rd July, 2013 shall not be covered by the provisions of the Order.

  • An additional period of three months for the manufacturing units to comply fully with “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” shall be available w.e.f. 4th July, 2013 subject to the following:
    • Manufacturing Units:
      • which submit the request for registration to Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) with complete test reports from BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013 are allowed such an extension of time till October 3, 2013 for full compliance with the Order.
      • which submit the products to the BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013, but test reports are not available, be levied a fee on a per month basis at the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification, for such period till they submit request for registration to BIS with complete test reports.
      • which do not submit the products to the BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013, be levied a fee on a per month basis at 3 times the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification, for such period till they submit their samples for testing and thereafter with a fee on a per month basis at the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification for such period till they submit request for registration to BIS with complete test reports.

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Indian approval for Electronics and Information Technology products

TÜV Rheinland (India) is one of the first International certification body with complete scope of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) recognition for IT, Audio/Video and household products categories under the compulsory registration scheme notified by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India.

Bridging the gap between People-Technology-Safety, the Indian Government has taken a big leap by bringing “Electronics and Information Technology Goods Order 2012” (Requirements for Compulsory Registration), ensuring safer products to Indian consumers.

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), under Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, against the aforesaid order, has regulated 15 electronics and information technologies goods under compulsory registration scheme through Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS); which shall come into force on 03rd April 2013, i.e., 6 months from the date of publication of the Official Gazette dated 03rd Oct, 2012.

The regulation mandates registration with BIS for products ranging from Electronic Games (Video), Laptop / Notebook / Tablets, Plasma/LCD/LED Televisions, Optical Disc Players With built in amplifiers, Microwave Ovens, Visual Display Units, Video Monitors, Printers, Plotters, Scanners, Wireless Keyboards, Telephone Answering Machines, Amplifiers , Electronic Musical Systems, Electronic Clocks with Mains Power, Set Top Boxes, Automatic Data Processing Machines like servers, blades and desktop computers.

Registration process

The Registration process involves submission of an application form through an applicant (local manufacturer, local office/representative of the foreign manufacturer, importer or dealer) and a compliance test report from a BIS recognized laboratory as per the applicable Indian Standard.

The mandated electronics and information technology goods shall be labeled as “Self declaration - Confirming to IS (Standards No.) Registration No: XXXX” before they are placed in the Indian market after obtaining registration from BIS. The registration issued by BIS is valid for 2 years and is further renewed for 2 years based on applicant request.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland's BIS recognized lab support, you can:

  • Gain a competitive edge by showing compliance to the regulatory requirements
  • Meet the timelines by our optimized laboratory infrastructure, resource and flexibility to operate in multiple shifts
  • Benefit from our fast testing times and long-standing experience

Product Scope

Product IS Standard Title of Standard
  • Laptop/Notebook/Tablets
  • Visual display units, Video monitors of screen size 32” and above
  • Scanners
  • Wireless Keyboards
  • Telephone answering machines
  • Set top box
  • Automatic data processing machines (such as Servers, Blades, Data Storage devices etc)
IS 13252:2010 Information technology equipment - Safety - General requirements
  • Printer and Plotters
IS 13252:2003 Information technology equipment - Safety - General requirements
  • Electronic games
  • Plasma/LCD/LED televisions of screen size 32” and above
  • Optical disc players with built in amplifiers of input power 200 W and above
  • Electronic musical systems with input power 200 W and above
  • Amplifiers with input power 200 W and above
IS 616:2010 Audio, video and similar electronic apparatus - Safety requirements
  • Microwave ovens
IS 302-2-25:1994 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances: Part 2 Particular requirements: Section 25 Microwave ovens
  • Electronic clocks with mains powers
IS 302-2-26:1994 Safety of household and similar electrical appliances: Part 2 Particular requirements: Section 26 Electronic clocks

TÜV Rheinland (India) Services: “Compliance Test Reports” for compulsory Bureau of Indian Standards Registration