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Certification of UAS (Drones)

National Test House, Ghaziabad

Certification of Drone

Certification of UAS

Usage of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) also commonly known as drones has been rapidly increasing across a range of commercial purposes, including infrastructure, agriculture, entertainment, transportation, geospatial mapping, security and emergency response etc.

The Government of India has been working to establish a world - leading drone eco system in India to support safe, efficient and secure access to the Indian airspace by millions of drones. The release of Drone Rules 2021 has made it possible to establish a global certification and accreditation framework for drones. QCI has been authorized by DGCA to develop and operate a Certification scheme for UAS as per the applicable rules, regulations and procedures from time to time.

National Test House Takes Lead as First Government Body to Certify Drones in India

Setting Standards: National Test House, Ghaziabad, Leads Drone Certification in India

Accredited Certification

National Test House provides accredited certification, validating compliance with stringent safety and operational benchmarks for drone usage across various industries.

Government Oversight

With direct government oversight, National Test House ensures meticulous regulation and supervision, fostering a safer and more regulated environment for drone operations nationwide.

Comprehensive Standards

The organization establishes comprehensive standards covering every facet of drone technology, from manufacturing to operation, ensuring a thorough and robust framework for industry adherence.

Pioneering Initiative

As the pioneering governmental entity in India for drone certification, National Test House leads the way in setting high standards, fostering innovation while prioritizing safety and compliance.

Contact Us

National Test House(NR)
Kamla Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad - 201002
Phone : +91 12027 89493, +91 12027 89906
E-mail : drone-certification[at]nth[dot]gov[dot]in

National Test House (NR) as Certification Body for UAS

During the glorious 111 years since its inception in 1912, NTH has dedicated its scientific and quality assessment services to various nation building projects such as bridges, highways, airport, steel plants, refineries, power plants and railway projects. NTH is now poised to expand further during this “Amrit Kaal” by offering services in drone sector which is growing exponentially. As a part of this, National Test House (NR) has entered into Certification Body services under CS for UAS. Being a premier scientific laboratory of Government sector, NTH (NR) can use its extensive knowledge and experience with standards, regulations and legislation in dealing with clients of UAS industry. NTH (NR) has obtained provisional approval from Quality Council of India(QCI) as Certification Body on 22nd December 2023 to start Type Certification of UAS.