||If a machine is already in commercial production in India, the sample for batch test shall be new and be selected by the Testing Authority or his accredited representative at random from series production. No alteration/modification that would alter its practical performance shall be allowed thereafter.
||Before selection of implements/ equipment/ machine Testing Authority or his accredited representative will visit the firm/ workshop of the applicant/ manufacturer. The visiting cost shall be borne by the applicant other then test fee.
||The commercial test report may be used commercially by the applicant and may be published in full without any alteration or omission. No extract or abbreviated version shall be published without the written approval of the Testing Authority.
||The applicant may mention in advertisement that the machine/component has been tested at Pusa the Farm Machinery Testing Center, College of Agricultural Engineering, DR.R.P.C.A.U Pusa, Bihar-848125 and shall invariably quote the number of the Test Report in the Advertisement. All the pamphlets or advertisements meant for public should indicate only performance values observed by the Testing Authority.
||The Farm Machinery Testing Center College of Agricultural Engineering DR.R.P.C.A.U, Pusa reserves the right to publish or to communicate to any person or body the results either wholly or in part together with such comments and additional information as they think desirable.
||In case of machines which are marketed and are not tested for the benefit of the farmers, the University on the direction of the Government, reserves the right to carry out commercial test on any such machine sold in the country and to publish the results thereof.
||In case of damage to or breakdown of any particular component during the course of testing, the applicant may replace the part with a new one having the same specifications. Testing Authority may at its discretion permit replacement of any component which the applicant has learnt is defective on account of material or workmanship. However, replacement of complete assemblies shall not be permitted. If major breakdown occurs, necessitating replacement of major assemblies, the applicant may be allowed to withdraw the machine.
||In case the machine is withdrawn from test because of reasons stated above the applicant shall have to submit another machine after incorporation of required changes or replacements. The test report of the first machine containing the results of tests conducted and clearly stating the reasons for non-completion of tests, shall be released immediately after withdrawal of the machine from test. The test report of second machine shall contain a reference to the testing of the earlier machine.