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MTCTE (Mandatory Testing & Certification Of Telecommunication Equipment)

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An Overview of MTCTE


MTCTE is an Indian government-implemented telecommunication equipment certification scheme, ensures compliance with technical specifications and safety standards.


Advantages of MTCTE Certification 


The benefits of MTCTE certification include:


1. Legal Compliance


MTCTE certification ensures Indian government-set legal requirements for certain telecom products.


2. Quality Assurance


MTCTE certification ensures telecom products meet government-set technical specifications and safety standards for high-quality performance.


3. Compliance with International Standards


MTCTE certification ensures international standards compliance for telecom products.


4. Consumer Confidence


MTCTE certification ensures safe, reliable, and quality telecom products, fostering trust and customer loyalty.


5. Marketability


MTCTE certification enhances telecom product marketability, competitive advantage, and sales for manufacturers and importers.


6. International Recognition


MTCTE certification enhances telecom export potential through international standards.


7. Enhanced Safety


MTCTE certification ensures Indian government safety standards for telecommunication equipment, reducing accidents and hazards.


By providing quality assurance, legal compliance, consumer confidence, marketability, worldwide recognition, and improved safety, MTCTE certification serves the telecom business.

 Telecommunication Engineering Center

TEC is the abbreviation for Telecommunication Engineering Center. TEC of is the responsible Indian authority when it comes to certification for Telecommunications products. From 1991 to 2019, TEC certification could be achieved as a voluntary product registration. In 2019 the authority then published announcement No. 10-1/2017-IT/TEC/ER, declaring that 2019 the MTCTE regulations will be rolled out step by step, similar to what happened with the AIS/TAC certification standards. MTCTE stands for Mandatory Testing Certification of Telecommunication Equipment.


The responsibilities of the TEC include the following areas:

  1. Issuing general requirements (GR), interface requirements (IR), service requirements (SR) and standards for telecommunications products and services.
  2. Field evaluation of products and systems.
  3. National basic plans.
  4. Support of DoT in technological questions.
  5. Testing and certification of telecommunication products.

A detailed description of the certification process can be found on our TEC certification process page, but basically the process includes the following steps:

1. Registration of data on the Authorized Indian Representative (AIR) and English.
language documents with the authorities.
2. Testing of the products.
3. Issue of certificates.
4. Marking with the TEC logo.

Sometimes the authority also accepts foreign test reports, but usually the tests must be carried out in laboratories in India.

TEC certification is mandatory for various products in the telecommunications sector. These include, for example:

  1.  Transmission Equipment
  2.  ONU
  3.  OLTE
  4.  modems
  5.  Cordless phones
  6.  DSL equipment
  7.  smart watches
  8.  Routers
  9.  Communication devices using microwaves
  10.  LOT Gateway

Products like amateur radios, test instruments, single modules or passive components are available from the TEC obligation. Other products such as sensors, multifunction printers, laptops with Wifi or even refrigerators with Wifi are currently still excluded, but may be added at a later stage.

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