ICAR-CIRCOT is one of the world’s renowned cotton testing laboratories and it is the only referral laboratory in our country for testing cotton textiles. Testing laboratories of CIRCOT has accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi since 1999. CIRCOT’s state of the art laboratories have facilities for testing over 178 tests on different textile materials. These facilities are open to all stake holders including textiles mills, government departments and academic institutions. CIRCOT is one of the two Indian laboratories recognized by the Bureau International pour la Standardisation des Fibres Artificielles (BISFA), an international association of man-made fibre producers, for testing man made fibres.