Bureau of Indian Standards, the National Standards Body is a Statutory Organization under the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Govt. of India and is engaged in the following activities: -

      Formulation of Indian Standards

      Certification (Product & Management Systems)

      Product Testing

      Enquiry Point for WTO



To meet the growing needs & expectations of the Industry, NITS was set up under the aegis of BIS in 1995. Since then NITS has been organizing various types of training programmes for industry as indicated in the training calendar. These programmes are conducted by a team of more than 250 well-experienced, qualified, trained and able officers of BIS. NITS has also been organizing International Training Programmes for Developing Countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Keeping in view its expanding activities, NITS started functioning from its new premises in Noida from May 2003.


NITS is located in NOIDA, about 20 Km from BIS Head Office. The campus is spread over an area of 4 acres and has built-up area of 7200 sq. m. The campus is well connected from New Delhi Airport & Railway Station.


An Auditorium with a capacity to accommodate 100 persons & 3 Lecture Rooms equipped with State of Art training aids. Well-furnished Hostel Block with 48 Rooms and fully equipped Computer Center to take care of Software & IT related training programmes.


NITS organizes following types of training programmes: -

      In house training programmes for industry (at industry premises)

      Open training programmes for Industry

      International Training Programmes for Developing Countries

      Training Programmes for BIS employees


NITS organizes various In-House and Open Training programmes. The nomination form for these programmes can be downloaded. The schedule for Open programmes is planned in advance and In-House programmes are conducted on request from the organizations at their premises. These programmes are designed to sharpen skills of Managers/Executives associated with the development and implementation of Quality, Environment, occupational Health and Safety, Laboratory, occupational Health & Safety Management Systems or Food Safety Systems under HACCP in an organization.

Under Open programmes a fee of Rs 9,000/- + Service Tax per participant has been fixed for the two days programme. The charges for the three days programme are Rs 13,000/-+ Service Tax per participant. This fee covers the cost of venue, course material, stationery, tea/coffee and lunch during the programme.

Apart from this BIS also organizes Lead Auditor Training Courses for five days duration as per IS/ISO 9001, IS/IS 14001, IS/ISO 22000 and IS 18001. Fee per participant is Rs 26,000/- (Non-residential) + Service Tax. However, there is a provision to give discount for two or more nominations from the same organization. The Courses are accredited with IRCA (International Register of Certificated Auditors), UK

The fee mentioned above is for non-residential programmes. However, programmes organized at NITS, Noida are residential. The boarding and lodging charges @ Rs. 2,000/- + Service Tax per day is to be paid which includes double bed single occupancy, air-conditioned room, including breakfast and dinner and @ Rs 1,500/- + Service Tax per day on twin sharing basis.

In-House programme are normally of two days duration and the charges for each of these programmes are Rs. 55,000/- + Service Tax for a group of 20 participants. For In-house programmes of one-day duration, the charges are Rs. 30,000/- + Service Tax for 20 participants and for 3-day duration, these are Rs. 80,000/- + Service Tax for 20 participants. In case the number of participants is more than 20 but up to 25, additional prorata charges are payable.


In addition to the above training programmes, Training Institute organizes the International Training Programme in Standardization and Quality Assurance for Developing Countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America every year. This programme is being organized by BIS since 1968. NITS has also started an additional Training Programme on Management Systems for Developing Countries of 4-weeks duration. The Govt. of India offers limited number of fellowships to the nominees of many Developing Countries under its Technical Assistance Plans for attending the programmes. Besides the fellowships, the seats are also available on Self-Financing basis in which case the expenditure is met either by the sponsoring Governments/Organizations or by the candidates themselves.

Information regarding the different countries covered under the various Government of India Fellowship schemes is available in the Indian Mission in each of the countries. The schemes are:


The fellowships include the following:

  • Cost of International air travel (one way or both ways, as applicable)
  • Cost of hostel accommodation
  • Cost of internal travel for industrial and technical visits
  • Cost of tuition fee
  • Boarding and miscellaneous expenses as per Govt. of India rules
  • Book allowance
  • Cost of medical expenses in India as per Govt. of India rules

For Self-Financing Candidates, apart from meeting expenses on to and fro international air travel, the sponsoring organization has to pay US$ 2 500/- for Training Programme on Standardization and Quality Assurance and US$ 2000 for Training Programme on Management Systems as fee which covers expenditure for boarding, lodging, internal travel in India, and tuition fee. The fee may be paid by the sponsoring organizations or the candidates themselves.

NITS also organizes other short term training programmes for overseas participants, the details of which are given below:


SPECIAL SHORT-TERM PROGRAMMES AT BIS - Based on specific requests from the various countries, BIS also organizes short-term programmes in standardization and allied activities of different durations as per their needs.


TRAINING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES BY BIS EXPERTS - In response to requests from developing countries, BIS also deputes senior officers for short duration to countries desirous of organizing the training in standardization and allied activities locally. Such training programmes have so far been organized by BIS in several countries in collaboration with their respective Governments and National Standards Bodies.

ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 Lead Auditors' Courses- NITS can also organize IRCA accredited courses in BIS or in overseas locations. For further details please contact:


Scientist F & Head

National Institute of Training for Standardization (NITS)

Bureau of Indian Standards

A-20&21, Institutional Area

Sector - 62, Noida 201 307

Telephone: 0120-4670232, 4670226, 4670255, 4670219, 4670229

Telefax: 0120-4670232, 4670227

Email: nits@bis.org.in ; hnits@bis.org.in