NABL’s 5th PTP/RMP Conclave

NABL has taken up a unique initiative to promote the services of accredited Proficiency Testing Providers (PTPs) and Reference Material Producers (RMPs) and sensitize laboratories on the available infrastructure and services.

This year 5th PTP/RMP conclave was conducted on 30th – 31st August 2021 by NABL virtually which saw participation from not just the local but the international community including China, Iran, Mexico, Sri Lanka, etc. Chief Guest, Prof. HE Ping, CNAS, APAC PT Chair, provided an update on the revision of ISO/IEC 17043.

The PTP/RMP conclave also saw presentations from PTPs and RMPs on their PT plans and RM productions. The presentations are then judged by NABL experts based on technical aspects, content, presentation time, etc. and prizes were given to the top three PTPs/RMPs of the 11 presentations in the conclave.

For the full article on 5th PTP/RMP conclave please visit the NABL Newsletter August 2021 (Link:


National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a Constituent Board of Quality Council of India (QCI), an autonomous body under Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Government of India.  

NABL is an accreditation body providing accreditation services to CABs: 

  • Testing Laboratories as per ISO/ IEC 17025:2017 (3885 Accredited*)
  • Calibration Laboratories as per ISO/ IEC 17025:2017 (1029 Accredited*)
  • Medical Laboratories as per ISO 15189: 2012 (2309 accredited*)
  • Proficiency Testing Providers as per ISO/IEC 17043: 2010 (51 accredited*)
  • Reference Material Producers as per ISO 17034: 2016 (17 accredited*)

*CABs accredited as on 30 September 2021