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Mandatory Testing & Certification for Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE)

TEC notifies Indian Telecommunication Security Assurance Requirements (ITSAR) for Mandatory Testing & Certification for Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE)

Telecommunication Engineering Centre has notified that starting from July 1, 2023 the communication security comes into force with two product lines – Wi-Fi CPE & IP Router.  The standards – Indian Telecom Security Assurance Requirement (ITSAR) are finalized and are on the MTCTE portal.  While submitting the applications for Wi-Fi CPE & IP Router, on or after July 1, 2023 for TEC MTCTE certification, the compliance to the respective ITSAR also comes into force.

For the products that are already certified or whose applications are in process as of July 1, 2023, would also be covered under the ITSAR mandate to get an integrated MTCTE certificate.  The provision shall be made through the option of certificate modification in the MTCTE portal once it is made live for accepting the application including security testing.

The ITSAR and the list of labs designated Telecom Security Testing Laboratory is available on the website

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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