The Indian Boiler (Amendment) Regulations, 2022

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade vide notification dated 20th May, 2022 has issued the Indian Boiler (Amendment) Regulations, 2022. The amendment has provided following revised requirements for the uniform qualification, examination, issuance and renewal of Central Boiler Board authorization to act as a competent person.

An examination shall be conducted by the Central Boilers Board Examination Standing Committee or an agency or Regional Examination Standing Committees authorized by it, as per the following examination methods, namely:-

  1. Written Examination consisting of such number of papers as the Central Boilers Board Examination Standing Committee may decide, on design, manufacture, operation and maintenance of the boiler, Non Destructive Testing Techniques, inspection and certification of boilers during manufacture and use as per Indian Boiler Regulations( 70% weightage);
  2. Candidate shall secure at least 45% marks in individual written examination papers and at least 60% marks in aggregate to qualify for viva-voce;
  3. Viva-voce on the above (30% weightage );
  4. Candidate shall secure at least 60% marks in aggregate (written exam with 70% weightage and viva-voce with 30% weightage) in order to pass the examination;
  5. The Central Boilers Board shall issue a passing grade certificate to the candidate after passing the examination.

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