The Bioassay laboratory (BL) is intended to serve as a national resource platform for the clinical development of vaccines and biologicals and aims to provide clinical assay services for vaccine-preventable pathogens as per the regulatory standards. The laboratory has currently established molecular and serological assays for Dengue and Chikungunya and is awaiting accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) as per the ISO-17025:2017 standard. The laboratory is also validating virus neutralization assays for Dengue and Chikungunya and other mosquito-borne viruses for the next phase of accreditation. We are also an ICMR-recognized COVID-19 testing facility, the first one in Faridabad-Palwal region and have processed more than 42,000 clinical samples till date for diagnosis from several nearby districts to date. BL is also managing the mobile testing laboratory for COVID-19, the only one of its kind in India.


iLab: Infectious Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, funded by the Department of Biotechnology


THSTI Bioassay Laboratory is committed to achieve highest customer satisfaction through continual improvements, highest ethical standards and strive for achieving greater public good. This will be achieved by our total commitment to:

  • Comply with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2017 and NABL 165 thereby assuring accurate and reliable test results.
  • Maintain impartiality, integrity, and confidentiality of all laboratory activities.
  • Ensure that all our activities are safe for consumers, employees, and environment.


  • Quality practices that are communicated within the laboratory are understood and adhered by all employees.
  • To ensure accurate and reliable testing services.
  • To ensure delivery of test reports on time, every time.
  • To meet and exceed customer satisfaction at all levels.
  • To implement internal quality checks to improve accuracy and reliability.
  • To achieve good performance in Inter Laboratory Comparison/ Proficiency Testing.
  • To maintain good performance of laboratory equipment.
  • To fulfill the requirements of the ISO/IEC17025:2017 standard.
  • To maintain the highest professional demeanor.


BL is involved in partnerships and collaborations with both national and international agencies such as International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Christian Medical College, Vellore; Manipal Virus research Centre; International Vaccine Institute, South Korea.

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