Testing and Analytical Services Cell ( TASC) coordinates the testing and analysis requirement of research scholars, academicians and  industries in and around Kerala. Having very sophisticated analytical equipments of state of art facilities  , CSIR-NIIST  caters to the needs of the students and small scale industries and entrepreneurs and thereby maximize the utilization of these sophisticated equipments. Though these equipments are meant for the requirements of the ongoing R&D activities of the Institute, as a policy NIIST  extends utilization of these facilities for the public in general and students in particular on payment basis. Those seeking the testing and analytical facilities of the Institute may contact the coordinator for the above cell with a written request who will give necessary guidelines for executing the analytical and testing of samples. While trying its level best to cater to the analytical and testing requirement of external students/agencies, NIIST reserves right to accept or reject the external request under circumstances of excess load on a particular analytical facility or when such equipment is down and under repair or facilities /expertise for executing the work is not available.





Coordinator, Testing and Analytical Services Cell

Chief Scientist & Head, Minerals and Metallic Materials

Material Sciences and Technology Division

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology ( NIIST)

Industrial Estate Post, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 019.

Phone: 0471-2515330 (Office)

Fax: 0471- 2491712.


Testing & Analytical Charges At NIIST,Trivandrum (w.e.f.05-07-2017)

  New Testing Charges (155.7 KiB, 1,966 hits)

Important Notice for Mode of Payment:

In an effort to go cashless mode of transaction , CSIR-NIIST doesn’t accept payments in cash, DD or cheque towards analytical services with effect from January 01, 2017.
The charges towards analytical services along with applicable GST @ 18% is to be paid only through e-transfer which can be made using the following account details:

Name of the Account Holder Director, NIIST (CSIR), Trivandrum
Complete Contact Address Industrial Estate P.O, Trivandrum – 695019
Institution Account Name ( as per Bank Record) (NIIST) Regional Research Laboratory
Account Number 67047723825
IFS Code SBIN0070030
Branch Name Pappanamcode. (RTGS enabled)
Complete Branch Address Pappanamcode, Trivandrum , Kerala -695019
MICR No. 695002943
Account Type SB

After making the payment, a print out with the details of the transaction has to be submitted along with the application for the testing and analytical services. CSIR-NIIST shall provide the analytical services only after ascertaining the credit of the charges into the NIIST bank account.