NIC Code List – National Industrial Classification

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NIC Code List – National Industrial Classification List 2008. Check online NIC code for Udyam registration, MSME and company registration in India.

What is NIC Code?

NIC Code is a classification list that allows one to categories the different Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises’ business operations in India. The National Industrial Classification (NIC) is a crucial Statistical Standard for creating and preserving comparative data sets based on economic activities. These classifications are often used in classifying the socially active workforce, agricultural output and consumption figures, various fields of labour statistics, and other economic details such as national incentivization.

NIC Code is Prepared by?

NIC Code is prepared by the Indian Government department Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) in 1970 to classify businesses in India.

NIC Code is used for?

NIC codeĀ is used for business to obtain Udyam Registration / Udyog Aadhar Registration / MSME Registration or register a company or LLP in India.

NIC Code List 2021

Find your NIC code for Udyam Registration Certificate / Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate / MSME Registration Certificate or company registration or LLP in India.

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NIC CODEINDIAN INDUSTRIES
AAGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
BMINING AND QUARRYING
CMANUFACTURING
DELECTRICITY, GAS, STEAM AND AIR CONDITION SUPPLY
EWATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE, WASTE MANAGEMENT and
FCONSTRUCTION
GWHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE; REPAIR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES
HTRANSPORT AND STORAGE
IACCOMODATION AND FOOD SERVICE ACTIVITIES
JINFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
KFINANCIAL AND INSURANCE ACTIVITIES
LREAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES
MPROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES
NADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICE ACTIVITIES
OPUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND DEFENCE; COMPULSORY SOCIAL SECURITY
PEDUCATION
QHuman health and social work activities
RArts, entertainment and recreation
SOTHER SERVICE ACTIVITIES
TACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS AS EMPLOYERS; UNDIFFERENTIATED GOODS AND SERVICES-PRODUCING ACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS FOR OWN USE
UACTIVITIES OF EXTRATERRITORIAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BODIES

SECTION A – AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING

Division
Division 01 – Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities
Division 02 – Forestry and logging
Division 03 – Fishing and aquaculture

SECTION B – MINING AND QUARRYING

Division
Division 05 – Mining of coal and lignite
Division 06 – Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
Division 07 – Mining of metal ores
Division 08 – Other Mining and quarrying
Division 09 – Mining support service activities

SECTION C – MANUFACTURING

Division
Division 10 – Manufacture of food products
Division 11 – Manufacture of beverages
Division 12 – Manufacture of tobacco products
Division 13 – Manufacture of textiles
Division 14 – Manufacture of wearing apparel
Division 15 – Manufacture of leather and related products
Division 16 – Manufacture of woodland products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
Division 17 – Manufacture of paper and paper products
Division 18 – Printing and reproduction of recorded media (This division excludes publishing activities, see section J for publishing activities
Division 19 – Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products
Division 20 – Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Division 21 – Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
Division 22 – Manufacture of rubber and plastics products
Division 23 – Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
Division 24 – Manufacture of Basic Metals
Division 25 – Manufacture of fabricated metal
Division 26 – Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products.
Division 27 – Manufacture of electrical equipment
Division 28 – Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Division 29 – Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
Division 30 – Manufacture of other transport equipment
Division 31 – Manufacture of furniture
Division 32 – Other manufacturing
Division 33 – Repair and installation of machinery and equipment

SECTION D – ELECTRICITY, GAS, STEAM AND AIR CONDITION SUPPLY

Division
Division 35 – Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Condition Supply

SECTION E – WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND

Division
Division 36 – Water collection , treatment and supply
Division 37 – Sewerage
Division 38 – Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities materials recovery
Division 39 – Remediation activities and other waste management services

SECTION F – CONSTRUCTION

Division
Division 41 – Construction of buildings
Division 42 – Civil engineering
Division 43 – Specialized construction activities

SECTION I – ACCOMODATION AND FOOD SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 55 – Accommodation
Division 56 – Food and beverage service activities

SECTION J – INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION

Division
Division 58 – Publishing activities
Division 59 – Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities.
Division 60 – Programming and broadcasting activities
Division 61 – Telecommunications
Division 62 – Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Division 63 – Information service activities

SECTION K – FINANCIAL AND INSURANCE ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 64 – Financial service activities, except insurance and Pension funding
Division 65 – Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security
Division 66 – Other financial activities

SECTION L – REAL ESTATE ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 68 – Real estate activities

SECTION M – PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 69 – Legal and accounting activities
Division 70 – Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities
Division 71 – Architecture and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
Division 72 – Scientific research and development
Division 73 – Advertising and market research
Division 74 – Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Division 75 – Veterinary activities

SECTION N – ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 77 – Rental and leasing activities
Division 78 – Employment activities
Division 79 – Travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service activities
Division 80 – Security and investigation activities
Division 81 – Services to buildings and landscape activities
Division 82 – Office administrative, office support and other business support activities

SECTION O – PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND DEFENCE; COMPULSORY SOCIAL SECURITY

Division
Division 84 – Public administration and defence; compulsory social security

SECTION P – EDUCATION

Division
Division 85 – Education

SECTION Q – HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 86 – Human health activities
Division 87 – Residential care activities
Division 88 – Social work activities without accommodation

SECTION R – ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION

Division
Division 90 – Creative, arts and entertainment activities
Division 91 – Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities
Division 92 – Gambling and betting activities
Division 93 – Sports activities and amusement and recreation activities

SECTION S – OTHER SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Division
Division 94 – Activities of membership organizations
Division 95 – Repair of computers and personal and household goods
Division 96 – Other personal service activities

SECTION T – ACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS AS EMPLOYERS; UNDIFFERENTIATED GOODS AND SERVICES-PRODUCING ACTIVITIES OF HOUSEHOLDS FOR OWN USE

Division
Division 97 – Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel
Division 98 – Undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of private households for own use

SECTION U – ACTIVITIES OF EXTRATERRITORIAL ORGANIZATIONS AND BODIES

Division
Division 99 – Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies

National Industrial Classification (NIC)

The National Industrial Classification (NIC) is a crucial Statistical Standard for constructing and maintaining comparable databases based on economic activities. These classifications are commonly used to classify the economically active population, industrial production and distribution statistics, various fields of labour statistics, and other economic data such as national income. Comparability of statistics from various sources on various aspects of the economy, as well as their usability for economic analysis, are required for standardization of a system of classification.

National Industrial Classification 2008 (NIC-2008)

The National Industrial Classification 2008 (NIC-2008) is an update to the NIC-2004. The United Nations Statistical Commission’s 38th session recommended that countries either adopt national versions of the ISIC, Revision 4, or adjust their national classifications so that data can be presented according to the ISIC, 10 Revision 4 categories. Specifically, countries should be able to report data at the two-digit (division) level of the Classification without a loss of information; that is, national classifications should be fully compatible with this level of the ISIC, or it should be possible to arrange them.

The National Industrial Classification 2008 seeks to provide a basis for the standardized collection, analysis and dissemination of industry (economic activity) wise economic data for India. Apart from being the standard industrial classification that underpins Indian Industrial Statistics, NIC is widely used by the government agencies, industry associations and researchers for various administrative, analytical and research purposes. The revised NIC-2008 provides a more contemporary industrial classification system.

Activities are first grouped into ‘Section’ alphabetically coded from A through U, every section is divided into ‘Division’ with 2-digit numeric code, every division into ‘Group with 3-digit numeric code, every group into ‘class’ with 4-digit numeric code and every 4-digit class into 5-digit ‘sub-class’.

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