The following categories of tests are conducted at the Institute:
- These types of tests are meant for establishing performance characteristics of machines that are in or ready for commercial production. The following types of tests are included in this category:
- Initial Commercial tests on indigenous or imported machines ready for commercial production.
- Batch test on machines which have already undergone initial commercial test and/or are being manufactured commercially in the country. Presently, the Batch Tests are being conducted on tractors and power tillers.
- Users’ Survey forms an essential component of batch testing programme which is designed for assessing general performance of tractors at farmers’ fields with regard to the durability of the machine and efficacy of after-sale-services provided by the manufacturers.
These tests are carried outfor providing information to the manufacturers on the performance of their machines and any other data that may be required by them.
Tests in accordance with Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (O.E.C.D.) Official Test Codes for agricultural and forestrytractors are undertaken exclusively for export purposes however the tractors must be a regular commercial model.
Test under CMV Rules, 1989(as amended from time to time)
The Institute is one of the designated testing agency to evaluate tractors and other self propelled equipment for compliance to CMVR requirements being the National Testing Authority in the area of tractors and allied agricultural machines and issues CMVR certificates.
As the Institute is authorised by Govt. of India,Ministry of Shipping Road Transport & Highways (Department of Road Transport & Highways) under Rule 126 of CMV Rules, 1989 vide it`s LetterNo.:RT-11028/22/06-MVL,dated,4th August2006. The Exhaust Mass Emission`testing facility for testing of diesel engines already been established at the Institute in the year of 2006.Since its inception testing is contitnued.