The Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules, 2017 states that prior to sale, import of every telecom equipment, , these must undergo mandatory testing and certification. The equipment passing all the standards being prescribed shall be granted the approval certificate.
The TEC testing has to be carried out by Indian Accredited Labs designated by TEC. Once the tests are conducted and the reports are approved the license is issued by TEC.
An online application has to be submitted online through MTCTE Portal which is then followed by administrative actions to complete the process of certification.
Man products listed below that are sold or imported into India will require testing and certification. Column two of the list below note Simplified Certification Scheme (SCS), or General Certification Scheme (GCS).
The SCS process, the applicant shall submit test results from an accredited test lab in India, and complete the online self-declaration of conformity (SDoC). The submitted test results will be reviewed and, if equipment is found compliant, certificate will be issued.
The GCS process, the applicant shall submit test results from an accredited test lab in India, upload test reports, and confirm uploaded documents and reports are correct. These test results and test reports will be reviewed, and, if equipment is found compliant, certificate will be issued.
Total time for TEC Certification Service will be approx. 30 working days.
Absolute Veritas (AV) will handle end to end sample preparation, documentation, test report, coordination and application process for TEC Certification Services.
|Sr. No.||Name of Equipment||Certification Scheme||Product Fee Group|
|1||Executive Telephone System||SCS||A|
|3||Electronic Telephone Instrument||SCS||A|
|4||Key Telephone Systems||SCS||A|
|5||2-Line Feature Phone||SCS||A|
|6||Coin Box Telephone||SCS||A|
|7||Terminals for connecting to PSTN||SCS||A|
|9||Audio Conferencing Facility Device||SCS||A|
|10||Multi Line Telephone System||SCS||A|
|11||Group 3 FAX Machine||SCS||A|
|14||Point of Sales (POS) Terminal||GCS||A|
|19||Smart Electricity meter||GCS||B|
|21||Smart Security Camera||GCS||B|
|24||Mobile Handsets and Dongles||GCS||C|
|26||Compact Cellular Network||GCS||C|
|28||Microwave Communication Equipment||GCS||C|
|29||UHF/ VHF Communication Equipment||GCS||C|
|30||Mobile Radio Trunking System Equipment||GCS||C|
|31||Equipment Operating in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Frequency Bands||GCS||C|
|32||Satellite System equipment||GCS||C|
|36||Session Border Controller||GCS||C|
|40||Telephony Application Server||GCS||C|
|41||Telephony Media Server||GCS||C|
|44||Digital cross Connect||GCS||C|