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Consultation meeting By BIS on Parallel testing guidelines.  

BIS has conducted a consultation meeting dated 15th Dec with industry members, OEM, laboratories and manufacturers on the topic “Parallel Testing”.  


In the discussion with various stakeholders, BIS has given an update on the number of applications submitted as per the parallel testing process. As per the date, 5% of the applications were submitted via parallel testing procedure. Interestingly, 0 application has been submitted for Mobile Phone. 


Following two common recommendations have been concluded at the end of the meeting: 

  • To add more product categories under parallel testing method. Currently following product categories are notified, Mobile Phone, Wireless earbuds & headphones and Laptop/notebook/tablet. 


  • To make parallel testing a permanent method as currently the process is voluntary in nature. 


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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). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA