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Overview of NITS


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Being a part of an organization that is over sixty years old, it is essential that the experience, expertise and knowledge gained over the years be shared with the present generation for current and future use. Further, with globalization and integration of global markets; standards, standardization and conformity assessment are assuming increased importance.

About NITS

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 of the industry for quality training in the fields of standardization, quality assurance, management systems, certification, laboratory testing, etc.

Since then NITS has been organizing various types of training programmes for industry as well as for consumer bodies and common man. NITS has also been organizing various International Training Programmes for Developing Countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin & South America. The programmes are conducted by a team of well-experienced, qualified and trained faculty.

Keeping in view its expanding activities, NITS started functioning from its new premises in Noida from May 2003.

Objectives Of NITS

Being a part of an organization that is over sixty years old, it is essential that the experience, expertise and knowledge gained over the years be shared with the present generation for current and future use. Further, with globalization and integration of global markets; standards, standardization and conformity assessment are assuming increased importance. It is therefore essential that scope for acquiring appropriate knowledge of the subjects of standardization and conformity assessment are available in the country. NITS imparts training to various stakeholders in the field of standardization, quality and conformity assessment through various training programmes that address the growing needs of stakeholders and accounts for global trends in the relevant areas. Through these programmes, NITS intends to play a significant role in national development effort by imparting knowledge, training and capacity building, creation of intellectual property and developing quality culture in the country. .

Training Programmes Offered

NITS conducts a large variety of programmes on various subjects at its facilities at Noida campus as well as at its training centers in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Bhopal,,Hyderabad and Jaipur. These programmes form part of NITS Annual Training Calendar and identified as ‘On-Campus Programmes’. In addition to the ‘On-Campus Programmes’, NITS also conducts similar programmes or customized programmes on these and related subjects on specific request of client organizations at their premises as ‘Off-Campus Programmes’. Following are some of the programmes which are being conducted at NITS:

  • Lead Assessors Courses on Quality Management Systems (as per IS/ISO 9001),Environmental Management Systems (as per IS/ISO 14001),Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (as per IS 18001), Food Safety Management Systems (as per IS/ISO 22000), etc
  • Awareness programmes/ Documentation for QMS, EMS, FSMS, OHSMS, EnMS, etc. and Integrated Management Systems.
  • Training for implementation of Service Quality by Public Service Organizations as per IS 15700.
  • Training for Internal Audit for QMS, EMS, FSMS and for Integrated Management Systems. Training programmes for Laboratory Quality Management Systems (as per ISO 17025) and Medical Laboratory Quality Management Systems (as per IS/ISO 15189).
  • Training programmes on Measurement Uncertainty and Inter Laboratory Comparison and Proficiency Testing.
  • Training programme on Conformity Assessment – General requirement for proficiency testing as per ISO/IEC 17043
  • Training programmes for Assaying and Hallmarking Centers
  • Training programmes for Standards Developing Organizations and for Technical Committee members
  • Training programmes on Consumer Awareness/Consumer protection

International Training Programmes

NITS is one of the training institutes identified by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India under Special Commonwealth African Assistance Programme (SCAAP), Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC), Colombo Plan (CP) for developing countries

NITS has been conducting these programmes for developing countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America every year since 1968.

The following programmes are being conducted for developing countries:

  • International Training Programme on Management Systems
  • International training Programme on Standardization and Quality Assurance
  • International Training Programme on Laboratory Quality Management Systems

Facilities

The NITS is located in a sprawling self contained campus spread over an area of about 4 acres with a built up area of about 7000 sq. meters comprising of administrative block, hostel and residential quarters.

Training facilities include well equipped training halls of different capacities (to accommodate from 20 to 50 participants) having modern audio-visual, a conference hall, an auditorium, a computer center, a library and wi-fi enabled campus. NITS also provides residential facilities to participants in its Hostel which has 48 spacious air-conditioned well furnished rooms with television and hot-cold water supply in each room, laundry and dining facilities. Hostel also provides post training hour recreational facilities such as table tennis, badminton, volley ball, carom, chess & darts and reading.

Clientele of NITS

NITS has been serving the Government, industry, professionals and consumers with its training programmes and has over the years acquired the reputation of being the leading institute in the country offering trainings in the field of standardization, conformity assessment and quality. NITS has served various organizations from Ministries/Departments of Govt of India and State Govts, PSUs, private organizations, consumer organizations as well as individual professionals. So far NITS has trained more than 10,000 professionals in various areas of standardization, product testing, management systems, laboratory systems and control and consumer awareness.

Contact

For further information, NITS may be contacted at: Head National Institute of Training for Standardization Bureau of Indian Standards A 20&21, Institutional Area, Sector 62, NOIDA 201309. Phone: +91 120 4670227/4670232 Fax: +91 120 4620227/4670232 Email: nits@bis.org.in or hnits@bis.org.in Web: www.bis.org.in Location Map.

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