Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipments

The Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules, 2017, provides that every telecom equipment must undergo mandatory testing and certification prior to sale, import of use in India. The detailed procedure for Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipments (MTCTE) under these rules have been notified separately. The testing is to be carried out for conformance to Essential Requirements for the equipment, by Indian Accredited Labs designated by TEC and based upon their test reports, certificate shall be issued by TEC.

The application for certification under MTCTE is to be submitted online through MTCTE Portal through which online administration of this procedure shall be carried out.

Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipments (MTCTE)

The Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Rules, 2017, provides that every telecom equipment must undergo mandatory testing and certification prior to sale, import of use in India. The detailed procedure for Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipments (MTCTE) under these rules have been notified separately. The testing is to be carried out for conformance to Essential Requirements for the equipment, by Indian Accredited Labs designated by TEC and based upon their test reports, certificate shall be issued by TEC.

The application for certification under MTCTE is to be submitted online through MTCTE Portal through which online administration of this procedure shall be carried out.

List of Essential Requirements (TEC Product List)

Division ER No Product Variants ERStatus
Future Network   TEC1835:218   2W Telephone Equipments Executive Telephone System   Appd
NSD/ISD Payphone
Electronic Telephone Instrument
Key Telephone Systems
2-Line Feature Phone
Coin Box  Telephone
Coin Box  Telephone  Table Top
Terminals for connecting to PSTN
CLIP Phone
TEC1266:218 Conferencing Equipment Audio Conferencing Facility Device Appd
Multi Line Telephone System
TEC1329:218 G3 FAX Machine Group 3 FAX  Machine with handset Appd
Group 3 FAX machine without handset
TEC1663:218 Modem V.90 Modem Appd
V.92 Modem
Voice Band Data Modem
TEC1767:218 POS Terminal Point of Sales(POS) terminal with PSTN/CDMA/ GSM/GPRS interface  Appd
TEC1267:218 Cordless Phone Cordless Phone  Appd
Fixed Access TEC1476:218 GPON Equipments ONT
ONU
OLT
TEC1375:218 DSL Equipments OMSAN
NT
DSLAM
IoT / M2M / SN /SD IoT Gateway IoT Gateway
IoT POS Machine
Tracking Device Vehicle Tracking Device
Asset Tracking Device
Pet Tracking Device
Human Tracking/ Safety Device
Smart Electricity Meter Smart Electricity Meter on Cellular/ Broadband
Smart watch Smart watch
Smart Security Camera Smart Security Camera
Wearable Health Device Smart BP Tester
Smart ECG Machine
Smart Operation Light
Smart Operation Table
Smart Bed
Non-Cellular LPWAN Gateway/ BTS
Information Technology   TEC3794:218  Switch L2 Switch
L3 Switch
MPLS-TP Based Carrier Ethernet Network
PBB/PBB-TE) Based Carrier Ethernet Networks (CEN)
Load Balancer Switch
TEC3768:218 Router IPV4 Router
IPV6 Router
MPLS Router
BNG/ BRAS Router
Server Server
Integrated Server
Synchronisation Equipment Network Timing Protocol(NTP) Server
Precision Time Protocol (PTP) Server
TEC3347:218 Network Security Systems Firewall
Unified Threat Management(UTM)
Intrusion Prevention System(IPS)
Intrusion Detection System(IDS)
Mobile Technology TEC4272:218 BSC/ RNC BSC
RNC
TEC4227:218 Compact Cellular Network Compact Cellular Network  Appd
TEC4772:218 Mobile Device Mobile Device  Appd
 TEC4778218 Repeater Repeater  Appd
 TEC4272218 BTS BTS  Appd
LIS LIS
MME MME
SMSC SMSC
Radio TEC5642:218 Microwave Links in Fixed Radio Systems Point to Point Microwave Links Appd
Point to Multipoint Microwave Links
TEC5843:218 VHF/ UHF Radio Systems Base  Stations used  in  fixed locations Appd
Mobile stations  used in  vehicles  or as transportable stations
Handheld portable stations
TEC5678:218 Mobile Radio Trunking System Equipments Base  Stations used  in  fixed locations Appd
Mobile stations  used in  vehicles  or as transportable stations
Handheld portable stations
TEC5943:218 Equipment operating in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands Wi-Fi enabled Data Card/ Dongle Appd
Wi-Fi Access Points
WiFi CPE
WiFi Modem
Point to Point Radio System using WiFi
Point to Multi Point Radio System using WiFi
TEC5728:218 Satellite System Satellite Systems
Switching TEC6747:218 IP Terminal IP Terminal  Appd
TEC6649:218 Media Gateway Media Gateway Appd
Line Media Gateway
Media Gateway for CPE
TEC6749:218 Signalling Gateway Signalling Gateway Appd
TEC6722:218 SBC SBC Appd
TEC6779:218 Soft Switch Soft Switch Appd
TEC6473:218 ISDN CPE ISDN Terminal Appd
PC Card based ISDN Terminal
NT-1
Multipoint Conferencing Server
Terminal Adapter
ISDN Gateway
TEC6729:218 PABX PABX Appd
TEC6277:218 Application Server Application Server Appd
TEC6677:218 Media Server Media Server Appd
Transmission TEC7689:218 Multiplexing Equipment Versatile 2 Mbps MUX Appd
2 Mbps PCM MUX
TEC7734:218 SDH Equipments SDH Equipments Appd
SDH Equipments with PCM
TEC7393:218 DWDM Equipments DWDM Equipments Appd
DWDM Equipments with OTN DXC
TEC7392:218  DXC O-E-O Based DXC Appd
64 Kbps XC
OTN DXC