National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is an autonomous body under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, and is registered under the Societies Act 1860. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Government of India has authorised NABL as the accreditation body for Testing and Calibration Laboratories.
Recently, NABL also added a new dimension in the area of accreditation as a new program on "Accreditation of PT Providers" based on international standard ISO/IEC 17043 “Conformity Assessment- General Requirements of Proficiency Testing” and strive to obtain ILAC / APLAC Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) Signatory Status for international acceptability also.
The users have access to information regarding accredited laboratories through web-based directory of NABL accredited laboratories.
NABL website is updated continuously with respect to status of accredited laboratories and their scope of accreditation. The list of laboratories which are either suspended or their scope of accreditation is partially or fully withdrawn is also available for the benefit of the users. The laboratories will be able to acquire the necessary NABL documents through the website thereby eliminating postal delays. Suggestions are welcome from users of the website for further improvement