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Testing and Characterization Cell (TCC)                      Testing Charges  

CSIR-CGCRI has a Testing and Characterization Cell to act as a Single Window Clearing Unit for all testing and characterisation related services. Testing of raw materials and products in the field of Glass, Ceramics, Refractories and Composites are being carried out as per national and international standards, wherever applicable. Through TCC, the Institute is providing testing and characterization services to industries, different government agencies universities and academic institutes, private and public laboratories and students and researchers.

Official Website Link : CSIR - CGCRI Khurja

 The major testing programme of this Institute includes the following facilities:

  • Mechanical property evaluation of ceramic, refractory & composite materials

  • Thermal & Thermo-mechanical property evaluation of refractory materials

  • XRD


  • ICP & AAS (Chemical Analysis)

  • DTA, TGA & Surface Area (BET) evaluation

  • Optical property evaluation

  • Lithium Battery

  • Evaluation of Dielectric properties of Ceramics and Glasses

Terms & Conditions:

  • Sample testing procedures shall be initiated, only when both the sample and the testing charges are received at CGCRI.

  • The testing charge shall have to be paid by drawing one Crossed Demand Draft payable at Kolkata, and to be drawn in the name of “CENTRAL GLASS & CERAMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE” / online transfer.

  • The testing charges (as indicated) shall be inclusive of cost of one set of hardcopy of the Report plus delivery charges (By Courier/Speed Post). In case, the Report is desired to be delivered by Hand, no deduction shall be applicable from the quoted testing charges. GST at applicable rate shall be added for all Testing charges.

  • In case, any soft copy of the supporting data-sheets , graph/chart etc. are required, the same may be made available on specific request, and an additional charge of Rs.100/- plus GST (at applicable rate) shall be levied over and above the testing charge, indicated in the List.

  • In case of issuance of Duplicate Certificate if any, at a later date, as per the specific request made by the Original Agency, a charge of Rs.1000/- plus GST (at applicable rate) shall have to be paid.

  • Samples or leftover, once tested, shall not be returned to the Agency.

  • Enquiry/Requests may be sent by fax/e-mail to the below mentioned numbers / address.


    Dr. L K Sharma, Chief Scientist & Scientist-in-Charge

    Dr. P Rama Rao

    Technical/Support Staff




    Sri K.C. Singh

    Principal Technical Officer

    Traditional Ceramics

    Sri Vipin Kumar

    Technical Officer


    Sri Anurag Singh


    Physical Analysis


    Dr L.K.Sharma

    Scientist In-charge

    CSIR-CGCRI Khurja Centre

    G T Road, Khurja 203131 (Uttar Pradesh)

    Ph: +91 5738245433 / 232501

    T-fax: 245081