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Our Core Activities

BIS is the National Standard Body of India established under the BIS Act 2016 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization

 Standards Formulation

The Erstwhile Indian Standards Institution (ISI) Was Established In Year 1947 (Now Bureau Of Indian Standards) With The Objective Of Harmonious Development Of Standardization

 Product Certification

The Product Certification Schemes of BIS aims at providing Third Party assurance of quality, safety and reliability of products to the customer.


 System Certification

Bureau of Indian Standards has been operating Management Systems Certification Scheme since 1991.Initially, BIS started the scheme with Quality Management System Certification

 Laboratory Services

Quality of testing is assured through regular Quality Assurance Testing programmes as well as participation in Inter laboratory Comparative and Proficiency Testing.


Hallmarking is the accurate determination and official recording of the proportionate content of precious metal in precious metal articles. Hallmarks are thus official marks

 Consumer Affairs

To establish, implement and review the Mission and Vision of the organization through Citizen Charter To redress the complaints within the stipulated time    

 Foreign Manufacturers

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has been operating a Foreign Manufacturers Certification Scheme (FMCS) since the year 2000 under BIS Act and Rules & Regulations framed there under.

 Registration Scheme

Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”


The National Institute of Training for Standardization (NITS) was set up under the aegis of BIS in 1995 to meet the growing needs and expectations      

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About BIS

Who we are

BIS is the National Standard Body of India established under the BIS Act 2016 for the harmonious development of the activities of standardization, marking and quality certification of goods and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BIS has been providing traceable and tangible benefits to the national economy in a number of ways – providing safe reliable quality goods; minimizing health hazards to consumers; promoting exports and imports substitute; control over proliferation of varieties etc. through standardization, certification and testing.


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Pramod Kumar Tiwari

Director General (DG)

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