Bureau of Indian Standards, the National Standards Body of India has published more than 18000 Indian Standards. Printed copy / soft copy of  Indian Standards are available for sale in the following format :


  1. Softcopy download from BIS sales portal
  2. Soft copy leased on DVDs for one or more Technical Divisions or for complete set of 14 Technical Divisions, which will be leased for one year initially,
    may be renewed further on yearly basis. For details please click here:
  3. Printed copy available at BIS sales outlets. To know the addresses of Sales Outlet Click here. Printed copy can also be procured by making payment online on BIS e-sale portal :


The customers have the following options to purchase Indian Standards:


  1. Through BIS portal, the customer can download soft copy or place order for DVD or for printed copy on the portal.
    For ordering Printed Copies, Postal & Packing Charges and Processing charges at 5% of the value of the transaction effected through the portal will
    also be applicable.
  2. By visiting the nearest BIS Sales Outlet/Offices on any working day, from 1000 to 1630 h. (Lunch hour from 1300 to 1400 h) , the customers may purchase
    printed copy of the Indian Standard.
ICommittee members and BIS employees20%
IIBulk indentors on each supply of Rs 20000/- & above20%
IIIBooksellers registered with Bureau25%
IVPurchase of complete set of Indian Standards30%
VStudents, teachers and educational institutions60%

          The discounts are applicable only in case of hardcopy purchases of Indian Standards.

  1. By sending a request to the nearest BIS Sales Office along with Demand Draft for charges towards cost of Standards and Postage and Packing charges, the
    customer may purchase printed copy of Indian Standards. Orders for leasing of IS on DVD are presently accepted at BIS, New Delhi and bis sales portal.


Postage and Packing Charges


1.      Hard Copy sale


a)      Within India

i)                    If cost of publication purchased is upto and including Rs.5000,  8% of the cost of publication purchased or Rs. 80 whichever is higher.

ii)                   If cost of publication purchased is more than Rs. 5000, 5% of cost of publication purchased or Rs 400 whichever is higher.


b)      Outside India 15% of cost of publication purchased or Rs. 800 whichever is higher.


2. For standards leased on DVDs, the price mentioned includes postage, packing and handling charges. Hence separate postal and packing charges will not be levied.


3. Buyers Outside India may buy online or contact Sales Department, BIS, New Delhi, for any clarifications.   


For any further details please contact:


Director (Sales)

Bureau of Indian Standards


9, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg,                      

New Delhi 110 002

Ph:  011-23238821