The accreditation scheme for Testing and Calibration laboratories is based on ISO/IEC 17025 – General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. All types of laboratories covering chemical testing, biological testing, physical & mechanical testing, and calibration laboratories are included under this scheme.

Test reports issued by accredited laboratories are accepted in quality assurance activities in international and domestic trade. Regulatory authorities could use the services of accredited laboratories in the implementation of various regulations.