Standardization is the process of developing and agreeing upon technical standards. A standard is a document that establishes uniform engineering or technical specifications, criteria, methods, processes, or practices. Standardization division in Telecom Engineering Centre (TEC) coordinates cross-sectoral standardization activities, apart from usual standardization and pre-standardization work of telecom sector.   

The major responsibilities of the standardization division are as follows:

a. Coordination of Cross Sector standardization & pre-standardization activities.
b. Membership and coordination with National & International Standardization/
    Accreditation bodies.
c. Policy formulation of adoption/ratification of TSDSI/International Standards
    into National Standards.
d. Setting up of National Accreditation Board for Telecommunication (NABT).
e. Signing of Agreement for adoption of Institute of Electrical and Electronics
    Engineers (IEEE) standards into National Standards.
f.  Works related to Preference to Make in India (PMI).
g. Preparing proposals on behalf of TEC for Membership for IEEE, European
    Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) etc.
h. Adoption of Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India
    (TSDSI) Standards transformed for 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
    and oneM2M specifications.
i. Preparing various proposals of IEEE for Open Community for Ethics in
   Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (OCEANIS) membership, subscription of
   IEEE Electronic library, e-Learning Courses etc.
j. Providing inputs for International Agreements with Vietnam, Japan etc.
k. Inter-department and Inter-division coordination for standardization related
l.  Documentation, document management & document control.
m. Standards repository.