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Bureau of Indian Standards

About BIS Standards

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is your gateway to quality assurance and standardisation in India. As the national standards body of India, BIS plays a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, safety, and quality of products and services across diverse sectors. BIS is commited to the meticulous development and implementation of standards that foster innovation, competitiveness, and consumer protection. BIS standards cover a wide array of industries including manufacturing, construction, agriculture, healthcare, energy, consumer goods, and information technology, ensuring quality and safety across diverse sectors. By setting these standards, BIS plays a pivotal role in improving public health and safety, protecting consumer rights, and enhancing product reliability across India.


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Live Working-Telescopic Sticks and Telescopic Measuring Sticks
Quality Management - Guidance on Statistical Techniques for ISO 9001 : 2015
Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS) - Geometrical Tolerancing - Pattern and Combined Geometrical Specification
Live Working - Insulating Ropes
Live Working-Ladders of Insulating Material
Medical Electrical Equipment - Part 1
Industrial Furnaces and Associated Processing Equipment-Safety - Part 2 Combustion and Fuel Handling Systems
Clinical Dosimetry-Beta Radiation Sources for Brachytherapy
Particle Size Analysis-Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS)
Industrial Furnaces and Associated Processing Equipment-Safety - Part 1 General Requirements
Amendment Number 1 to IS 5887 : Part 6
Amendment Number 1 to IS 16781
Managing Fire Risk Related to Photovoltaic (PV) Systems on Buildings
Textiles-Quantitative Chemical Analysis-Mixtures of Polyamide with Certain Other Fibres (Method Using Formic Acid)
Amendment Number 1 to IS 15371 : Part 2
Agricultural Tractors - Front-Mounted Equipment - Part 1 Power Take-off - Safety Requirements and Clearance Zone Around PTO
Textiles-Fabrics-Determination of Width and Length
Laminate Floor Coverings-Determination of Abrasion Resistance
Textiles-Quantitative Chemical Analysis-Mixtures of Triacetate or Polylactide with Certain other Fibres (Method Using Dichloromethane)
Air Quality - Meteorology - Siting Classifications for Surface Observing Stations on Land
Cigarettes - Determination of Benzo[A]Pyrene in Cigarette Mainstream Smoke Using GC/MS
Agricultural Tractors-Rear- Mounted Power Take-off Types 1, 2, 3 and 4
Microbiology of the Food Chain-Enumeration of Brochothrix spp.-Colony-Count Technique
Medical Electrical Equipment05-03-2024Diagnostic X-Rays
Substation Automation System Based on IS/IEC 6185005-03-2024 Guidelines
Paddy Dehusker - Centrifugal Type - Specification
Catheter Systems for Neuraxial Application
Freshwater Fish Seed and Ornamental Fish - Code for Transport
Textiles - Quantitative Chemical Analysis - Mixtures of Acetate and Triacetate Fibres (Method Using Acetone)
Geometrical Product Specifications (GPS)-Acceptance and Reverification Tests for Coordinate Measuring Systems (CMS) - Part 5
Metallic Powders - Determination of Particle Size by Dry Sieving
Information Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection-Evaluation Criteria for IT Security-Methodology for IT Security Evaluation
Coke-Methods of Test - Part 1 Determination of Bulk Density in a Small Container
Information Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection-Evaluation Criteria for IT Security
Solid Biofuels-Determination of Mechanical Durability of Pellets and Briquettes - Part 1 Pellets
Information Security, Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection-Evaluation Criteria for IT Security - Part 2 Security Functional Components
Coding of Machine Readable Characters (MICR and OCR) for Information Processing
Corrosion of Metals and Alloys-Vocabulary
Nanotechnologies-Vocabulary - Part 6 Nano-Object Characterization

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The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) establishes guidelines and norms for the manufacturing, testing, and quality assurance of goods and services in India. These standards are crucial in certifying products for safety, performance, and compliance with Indian regulations, thereby facilitating fair trade practices and consumer protection.  

BIS standards are utilized to ensure that products and services in India meet the essential requirements of quality, safety, and reliability. They serve a critical role in the regulatory framework, helping businesses achieve compliance with mandatory Indian regulations. These standards are also used for granting the ISI mark, a certification mark for industrial products in India, which signifies compliance with Indian standards.  

The Bureau of Indian Standards is owned by the Government of India and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. It is headquartered in New Delhi, with regional offices across major cities in India including Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and more. BIS functions through a network of regional and branch offices, ensuring the implementation of standards nationwide.

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