1) Fitness Certificate A Mandatory Requirement
Under the provisions of M.V. Act. The registrations of vehicle is treated as valid only if the vehicle have valid certificate of fitness.
2) Validation Fitness Certificate
How long the Fitness Certificate Valid
3) Obtaining Fitness Certificate
Q. Where should I approach for fitness of vehicles ?
Ans. For Private vehicles To local zonal office, the vehicle is inspected by Motor Vehicle Inspector for registration and fitness. The dealers who are delegated the registration powers are also authorized to inspect the vehicles. These vehicles are issued the fitness certificate in registration certificate which is valid for 15 years.
REMEMBER: To drive vehicle without fitness certificate is an offense and the vehicle is treated as not registered.
Q. What is the office timings for fitness inspection of the vehicles ?
Ans. For Private vehicles public dealing hours in zonal office 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM.
Q. What is the prescribed fee payable for fresh fitness certificate ?
Ans: Commercial vehicles
Q. Is the private Car / two wheeler owner required fitness certificate ?
Ans. Yes,the private vehicle fitness is granted for 15 years initially at the time of registration and then renewed it's fitness for next 5yearssubsequently.
Q. What are the documents required for fitness of new vehicle ?
Ans: Following documents are required for fitness of new vehicle.
4) Renewal of Fitness Certificate
Q. What are the documents required for renewal fitness of Commercial vehicle ?
Ans. Document required for renewal of COF
Q. What are the documents required for renewal fitness of Private vehicle ?
When to approach 8.30 AM to 12.00 PM
5) Criteria for Fitness Certificate
Q: What are the criteria of deciding the fitness of my commercial vehicle ?
Ans: The vehicle is inspected by Board of Inspectors at inspection unit for the Road worthiness. The vehicle which complies the following norms are considered to be fit for fitness. The various parameters under the provisions of CMVR-1989 are as under:
|S No.||Item||CMVR||Check||Type of test|
|1.||Tyre||94,95||Cut, deformation, thread case wear||Visual, wheel tester|
|2.||Steering||98||Gear backlash, kingpin, stub axle, steering freplay||Manual (check free)|
|3.||Engine||120||Noise level 85 dB, vibration, leakage, missing, Performance.||Engine analyser/ engine dynamo meter|
|4.||Suspension||Leaf spring, position, clamping, shock absorber , center bolt, bushes, shackle|
|5.||Horn||Electrical,bulb horn,pressure horn||Noise meter for decibel|
|6.||Brake||96, 97||Stopping distance at 30 kmph<13 meters, parking brake, brake oil leakage||Brake tester|
|7.||Lamp/Signal||Headlamp, parking, turn signals, top lights, reflectors,stop lights||Visual / Lumino scope|
|8.||Embossing of chassis E/G||122||Chassis No.,engine no.,iden to plate,manufacturing month and year||Visual|
|9.||Speedometer||117, 118||Speedometer functioning (speed governor in the stage carriage)||Visual|
|10.||Painting||1||As per act and rule, N.P., N.P.local, stage carriage,school,AITP,|
|12.||Body||93||Seating, mudguard, emergency gate, window size,||Visual|
|13.||Electricals||101 to110||Insulation, switches, starter, accessories, doom light, spark arrester|
|14.||Finishing||Riveting, welding bonnet, crank case cover etc.|
|15.||Road test||99||Clutch, transmission, differential axles and performance|
|16.||Others||As per notification and permit condition|
|17.||Pollution||115||Pollution level of vehicle||Smoke meter, gas analyzer|
|18.||Safety Glasses||100||Wind screen and windows||Visual/certificate of manufacture|
|20.||Class labels /emergency information panel||134
|Manner of display /size||Visual|