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Rules relating to Type Approval of Vehicles and Methods of Establishing Compliance

CMVR Rule Sub-rule Subject

Method of Verification

Applicability
93

1 to 7

Overall Dimension Test All vehicles
94 1,2,3 Condition of tyres Checking Fitment All vehicles
95 1 Size & Ply rating of tyres Comparison of  
  2 Load rating of axles and GVW specification All vehicles
  3 Ply rating    
  5 Marking    
  6 Tyres not listed in CMVR Document verification  
96 1,2,3,7 Brakes fitment requirements Checking Fitment All vehicles
96 4 Performance as per IS:10376:1982   2 Wheelers with engine capacity not exceeding 50cc
    Performance as per IS:11716:1986 Test as per 2 Wheelers with engine capacity exceeding 50cc
    Performance as per IS:13670:1992 IS:14121:1995

3 Wheelers with GVW not exceeding 1000kg, including tractors for trailers

    Performance as per IS:11852 Test as per IS:11852 part 8 All other vehicles.
96 5,6 Parking brakes fitment Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 2 wheelers
96 A High Speed Braking Requirements Test as per IS:11852-2001-Part 3, P type test M1 category vehicles.
98 1 Steering gear- Back lash Checking Fitment All vehicles fitted with steering wheel
98 2 Turning circle dia as per IS:12222:1987 Test All vehicles other than 2 and 3 wheelers
98 3 Steering effort as per IS:11948:1999 Test All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not fitted with steering wheel, 2 wheelers, invalid carriages and agricultural tractors.
98 4 Fitment of power steering Checking Fitment (See also 98-3) M3 and N3 category vehicles
99 -- Fitment of reverse gear   All vehicles other than 2 wheelers , 3 wheeled invalid carriage.
100 1 Windscreen and windows Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 2 wheelers
100 2

Light transmission through windows (IS:2553 Part 2:1992)

Test Vehicles with glass windows
100 3 Laminated safety glass for windscreen Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 2 wheelers
100 3 Compliance to IS:2553 Part 2:1992) Test --do--
101 1 Fitment of Wind screen wiping system (power operated) Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc, 3wheeled invalid carriage and 2 wheelers
101 2 Performance of wind screen wiping system as per AIS 019/2001 and AIS 011/2001 Tests All vehicles other than 2 wheelers, 3 wheelers and invalid carriage
101 3 Fitment of Wind screen wiping system (power operated or hand operated) Checking Fitment 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc
102 1 Turn signal Checking Fitment & test for flashing rate All vehicles, other than 2 wheelers of engine capacity not exceeding 70cc.
102 2

Stop light on actuation of foot operated service brake

Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 2 wheelers
102 2,3 Stop light on actuation of controls actuating rear brakes/front brake Checking Fitment All 2 wheelers
103 1 Position of indicators Checking Fitment All vehicles, other than 2 wheelers of engine capacity not exceeding 70cc.
103 2 Hazard warning lamp Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc and 2 wheelers
104 1 Fitment of red reflex reflector Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc
104 1-proviso Reflective Tape Checking Fitment All goods vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc and 2 wheelers
104 2 White reflex reflectors Checking Fitment All goods vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc.
104 4 Reflectors to conform to or IS:8339:1993 Test All vehicles.IS:8339:1976 will be allowed till the lead time as per notification GSR. No.214(E) dated 18th March 1999.
104 5 Amber Reflex reflectors Checking Fitment All vehicles and trailers exceeding 6 m
105 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 Head lamps and tail lamps Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc.
105 7 Reversing light Checking Fitment All vehicle other than 2 wheelers
106 -- Dip beam Test All vehicles
107   Top lights Checking Fitment All goods vehicles other than 3 wheelers and vehicles with width not exceeding 2.1m
108 -- White light/ Red light Checking Fitment All vehicles
109 -- Parking light Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc and 2 wheelers
111 --- Prohibition of spot lights etc. Checking Fitment All vehicles
110 -- Lamps on 3 wheelers Checking Fitment 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc
112 The main rule and 2nd proviso Exhaust gas Checking Fitment All vehicles
112 First proviso Exhaust gas Checking document & check fitment Tankers carrying explosive and inflammable goods.
115 2,9/10 Emission tests as per Doc. No. MOST/CMVR/ TAP 115 /116 and SCOE minutes dated 10th June 1996 Test All vehicles, as applicable
115 2,9,11 (A), (B), (C), (D) --do-- Test

From 1.4.2000, following type of vehicles in the National Capital Region of Delhi:

  • Motor Cars with seating capacity of and upto 6 persons (including driver) and Gross Vehicle Mass not exceeding 2500kg
  • Four wheeled passenger vehicles equal to or less than 3500kg and designed carry more than 6 persons (including driver) and Gross Vehicle Mass exceeding 2500kg
Goods carrying four wheeled vehicles.
115B -- Emission tests and safety checks Tests For vehicles operating on CNG
115C   Emission and safety checks Tests For vehicles operating on LPG
117 1 Speedometer Checking Fitment All vehicles, other than invalid carriage or a vehicle the designed speed of which does not exceed 30km/h.
117 2 Compliance to IS:11086 or IS:11827:1995 as applicable Test All vehicles
118 -- Compliance to AIS - 018 Test Wherever fitted
119 1 Installation of horns AIS – 014/2001 Test All vehicles
119 2 Compliance to IS:1884: 1993 Test All vehicles. IS:1884:1981 will be allowed till the lead time as per notification GSR. No.214(E) dated 18 th March 1999.
120 2 Noise test as per IS:3028:1998 Test All vehicles
123 -- Safety devices for motor cycles Checking Fitment and tests 2 wheelers
  Proviso Pillion hand hold Test as per IS 14495-1998 2 wheelers
124   1. Specified Auto lamps as per AIS 034/2004 Test All vehicles
    2. Hydraulic Brake Hose - IS:7079:1995 Test All vehicles, where used
    3. Brake fluid - IS:8654:1986 Test All vehicles, where used
    4. “T” Sings – IS:9942:1981 Test Trailers, where used
    5. Steering impact - IS:11939:1996 Test M1 and N1 category vehicles with GVW upto 1.5 tonnes
    6. Side door strength - IS: 12009:1995 Test Passenger Cars
    7. Fuel Tank - IS: 12056:1987 and Plastic Fuel Tanks – AIS – 033/2001 Test All vehicles other than 3 wheelers and 2 wheelers
    8.

Wheel rims - IS: 9436:1980/

IS:9438:1980
Test As specified in the Indian Standards IS:9436/9438
    9. Control cable - Cl. 4 of IS: 10791:1983 Test 2 wheelers with engine capacity less than 50cc
    10. Pneumatic Coupling - IS: 10792:1984 Test All vehicles where used
    11. External Projection - IS:13942:1994 Checking Fitment/Test All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc engine capacity and 2 wheelers
    12. Bus window retention - IS:13944:1994 Test Buses
    13. Wheel guards - IS:13943:1994 Checking Fitment Passenger cars.
    14. Wheel Nuts, Wheel discs etc. - IS:13941:1994 Checking Fitment/Test Cars , Light and heavy commercial vehicles
    15. Acc. Control System - IS:14283:1995 Test All vehicles other than 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc engine capacity and 2 wheelers
    16. Door locks - IS:14225:1995 Test Cars and light passenger and commercial vehicles
    17. Hood latch - IS:14226:1995 Test Cars and commercial vehicles
    18. Tell Tales and Controls – IS:14413-1996 Check 2 & 3 Wheelers
    19. Tell Tales and Controls - SS: 12.1 Checking Fitment All vehicles other than 2 wheelers & 3 Wheelers with handle bars
    20. Lighting and signalling system : Installation as per AIS 008/2201 and Performance requirements as per AIS 012/2004 Test All vehicles other than 2 & 3 wheelers
    21. EMI – AIS – 004/1999 Test All vehicles
    22. Towing devices - SS: 33.1 Test Used on motor vehicles, trailers and transport tractors from 2 tons to 35 tons gross mass
    23. Gradeability – AIS – 003 / 1999 Test All vehicles
    24. AIS – 009/2001 Test 2 & 3 Wheelers and their trailers and semi trailers
    25. Fuel tanks for 2 & 3 Wheelers – IS:14681-1999 Test 2 & 3 Wheelers
    26. Construction and Functional requirements for Battery Operated Vehicles, except for insulation resistance – AIS 038/2003 Test Battery Operated Vehicles
    27. Measurement of Electrical Energy consumption by Battery Operated Vehicles – AIS 039/2003 Test Battery Operated Vehicles
    28. Measurement of range of Battery Operated Vehicles – AIS 040/2003 Test Battery Operated Vehicles
    29. Measurement of net power and max thirty minute power and speed of Battery Operated Vehicles - AIS 041/2003 Test Battery Operated Vehicles
    30.

Type Approval of Battery Operated Vehicles, except EMI test in frequency range of 9kHz – 30 kHz and conducted emissions

Test Battery Operated Vehicles
    31. Fuel Consumption of vehicles Test All vehicles
    32. Performance requirements for lighting and light signalling devices for 2&3 Wheelers – AIS 010/2004 Test 2 & 3 Wheelers
    33. Spray Suppression Devices – AIS 013/2004 Test

All category N2 vehicles of GVW exceeding 7.5

tonnes, and all category N3, T3 and T4 vehicles
    34. Driver’s filed of vision for M1 category – AIS 021/2004 Test

New models of M1 category from 1 st April 2006

All models of M1 category from 1 st April 2007
    35. Survival Space for Protection of Occupants in Cab – AIS 029/2004 Test

OE Cabs of N category vehicles from 1 st April 2007

All Cabs of N category vehicles from 1 st April 2008
    36. Strength of Super Structure of Passenger Vehicles – AIS 031/2004 Test Passenger vehicles having more than 13 seating capacity excluding driver, from 1 st April 2007
    37. Flammability Requirements – IS 15061:2002 Test M3 category vehicles having seating capacity of more than 22 passengers, from 1 st October 2005
    38. Interior Fittings for M1 category vehicles – IS 15223:2002 Test

New models of M1 category from 1 st April 2005

All models of M1 category from 1 st April 2006
    39. Windscreen Wiping System for Three Wheelers – AIS 045/2004 Test Three Wheelers
    40 Interior Noise – AIS 020/2004 Test Transport vehicles of M2, M3 and N2, N3 categories
125 1, 1A Seat belts and their anchorages – AIS -005 / 2000 and AIS -015 / 2000 Test

Front seats - All vehicles 3 wheelers not exceeding 500cc and 2 wheelers.

Rear Seats – M1 category vehicles.
125 2

Rear view mirror –

Installation – AIS – 002/2001

Specifications – AIS – 001/2001
Test All vehicles
125 5 Seat and seat anchorage (other than luggage retention) AIS 016 Test M1 category
  -- Engine power Test All vehicles other than 2 wheelers not exceeding 200cc
  -- Additional requirements for CNG operated vehicles Tests as per notification GSR No. 853(E) of 19 th Nov. 2001. CNG operated vehicles
  -- Additional requirements for LPG operated vehicles Tests as per notification GSR No. 284(E) of 24 th April 2001 LPG operated vehicles
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