Compliance & Product Regulatory ApproVals

Re-categorization of notified products as GCS and SCs category and reduction of fee charged for ER based applications under MTCTE W.e.f. 01.01.2024

To help Manufacturers and OEMs and to further promote ease of doing business TEC has accorded for re-categorization of notified products under MTCTE as GCS (General Certification Scheme) & SCS (Simplified Certification Scheme) under Mandatory Testing and Certification scheme. Only 12 products are now under the GCS scheme now, rest of the products are under SCS scheme now. 

The list is as below:

 

S. No. 

Product 

Category 

1 

Base Station for Cellular Network 

GCS 

3 

Compact Cellular Network 

GCS 

4 

Repeater for Cellular Network 

GCS 

5 

HF Radio 

GCS 

6 

Mobile Radio Trucking System 

GCS 

7 

PTP PMP Microwave Fixed Radio Systems 

GCS 

8 

Satellite Communication Equipment 

GCS 

9 

VHF UHF Radio System Equipment 

GCS 

10 

Base Station for Cellular Network for 5G 

GCS 

11 

E-band Fixed Radio Relay 

GCS 

  

No. 

Product 

SCS 

1 

2-Wire Telephone Equipment 

SCS 

2 

G3 Fax Machine 

SCS 

 

3 

ISDN Customer Premises Equipment 

SCS 

 

4 

Modem 

SCS 

 

5 

Conferencing Equipment 

SCS 

 

6 

Private Automatic Branch Exchange 

SCS 

 

7 

PON Family of Broadband Equipment 

SCS 

 

8 

Transmission Terminal Equipment-1 

SCS 

 

9 

LAN Switch 

SCS 

 

10 

Router 

SCS 

 

11 

Cordless Telephone 

SCS 

 

12 

Equipments Operating in 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz Band 

SCS 

 

13 

Feedback Device 

SCS 

 

14 

Smart Electricity Meter 

SCS 

 

15 

DSL Equipments 

SCS 

 

16 

EIR 

SCS 

 

17 

GMLC 

SCS 

 

18 

HLRAUC HSS 

SCS 

 

19 

Infiniband Switch 

SCS 

 

20 

IP Multimedia Conferencing Equipment 

SCS 

 

21 

IP Security Equipment 

SCS 

 

22 

Media Gateway 

SCS 

 

23 

Mobile Management Entity 

SCS 

 

24 

Cell Broadcast Centre 

SCS 

 

25 

MSC or MSC-S or GMSC or GMSC-S including VLR 

SCS 

 

26 

OMC or EMS or NMS or OSS 

SCS 

 

27 

OTA and DM or FOTA 

SCS 

 

28 

PTP Grand Master Equipment 

SCS 

 

29 

Session Border Controller 

SCS 

 

30 

SGSN or GGSN 

SCS 

 

31 

S-GW or P-GW 

SCS 

 

32 

Signalling Gateway 

SCS 

 

33 

SMLC or eSMLC 

SCS 

 

34 

SMSC 

SCS 

 

35 

SCP 

SCS 

 

36 

Softswitch 

SCS 

 

37 

Transmission Terminal Equipment-2 

SCS 

 

38 

End Point Device for Environmental 

SCS 

 

39 

IoT Gateway 

SCS 

 

40 

Tracking Device 

SCS 

 

41 

Converged Multi-Service Application Access Equipment (C-MSAAE) 

SCS 

 

42 

IP Terminal 

SCS 

 

43 

Hybrid Set Top Box 

SCS 

 

44 

SIM 

SCS 

 

45 

Optical Fibre (Single mode) 

SCS 

 

46 

Optical Fibre Cable 

SCS 

 

47 

Radio Broadcast Receiver 

SCS 

 

48 

5G Core 

SCS 

 

49 

Hypervisor 

SCS 

 

Further, only administrative fees will be charged for ER based applications submitted under MTCTE irrespective of GCS & SCS category. 

Other terms & procedure for applications shall remain unchanged. 

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

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  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
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  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
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  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
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