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NIC Code - National Industrial Classification Code For Udyam registration


NIC code is a statistical code data for maintaining a comparable database for various economic activities. This National Industrial Classification Code implemented by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme, Government of India.

The United National Statistical Commission, Department of Policy and Promotion made some improvements in classification and updated the NIC Code 2008. Hereafter users should use and follow NIC 2008 extensively.

NIC codes are used in MSME registration, Udyam registration, Udyog Aadhaar registration, Company Registration/ LLP Registration. Applicants should use these codes and submit for registration with respect to their enterprises. Below is the updated NIC code list for your review.

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National Industrial Classification - 2008 (NIC-2008)


Section A Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Division 01 Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities
Group  011 Growing of non-perennial crops
Group  012 Growing of perennial crops
Group  013 Plant propagation
Group  014 Animal production
Group  015 Mixed farming
Group  016 Support activities to agriculture and post-harvest crop activities
Group  017 Hunting, trapping and related service activities
Division 02 Forestry and logging
Group  021 Silviculture and other forestry activities
Group  022 Logging
Group  023  Gathering of non-wood forest products
Group  024  Support services to forestry
Division 03 Fishing and aquaculture
Group  031 Fishing
Group  032 Aquaculture
Section B > Mining and quarrying
Division 05 Mining of coal and lignite
Group  051  Mining of hard coal
Group  052  Mining of lignite
Division 06 Extraction of crude petroleum and natural gas
Group  061  Extraction of crude petroleum
Group  062  Extraction of natural gas
Division 07 Mining of metal ores
Group  071 Mining of iron ores
Group  072 Mining of non-ferrous metal ores
Division 08 Other mining and quarrying
Group  081 Quarrying of stone, sand and clay
Group  089 Mining and quarrying n.e.c.
Division 09 Mining support service activities
Group  091 Support activities for petroleum and natural gas mining
Group  099 Support activities for other mining and quarrying
Section C Manufacturing
Division 10 Manufacture of food products
Group  101 Processing and preserving of meat
Group  102 Processing and preserving of fish, crustaceans and molluscs
Group  103 Processing and preserving of fruit and vegetables
Group  104 Manufacture of vegetable and animal oils and fats
Group  105 Manufacture of dairy products
Group  106 Manufacture of grain mill products, starches and starch products
Group  107 Manufacture of other food products
Group  108 Manufacture of prepared animal feeds
Division 11 Manufacture of beverages
Group  110 Manufacture of beverages
Division 12 Manufacture of tobacco products
Group  120 Manufacture of tobacco products
Division 13 Manufacture of textiles
Group  131 Spinning, weaving and finishing of textiles
Group  139 Manufacture of other textiles
Division 14 Manufacture of wearing apparel
Group  141 Manufacture of wearing apparel, except fur apparel
Group  142 Manufacture of articles of fur
Group  143 Manufacture of knitted and crocheted apparel
Division 15 Manufacture of leather and related products
Group  151 Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of luggage, handbags, saddlery and harness; dressing and dyeing of fur
Group  152 Manufacture of footwear
Division 16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
Group  161 Sawmilling and planing of wood
Group  162 Manufacture of products of wood, cork, straw and plaiting materials
Division 17 Manufacture of paper and paper products
Group  170 Manufacture of paper and paper products
Division 18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media
Group  181 Printing and service activities related to printing
Group  182 Reproduction of recorded media
Division 19 Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products
Group  191 Manufacture of coke oven products
Group  192 Manufacture of refined petroleum products
Division 20 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Group  201 Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizer and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms
Group  202 Manufacture of other chemical products
Group  203 Manufacture of man-made fibres
Division 21 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
Group  210 Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
Division 22 Manufacture of rubber and plastics products
Group  221 Manufacture of rubber products
Group  222 Manufacture of plastics products
Division 23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
Group  231 Manufacture of glass and glass products
Group  239 Manufacture of non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.
Division 24 Manufacture of basic metals
Group  241 Manufacture of basic iron and steel
Group  242 Manufacture of basic precious and other non-ferrous metals
Group  243 Casting of metals
Division 25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Group  251 Manufacture of structural metal products, tanks, reservoirs and steam generators
Group  252 Manufacture of weapons and ammunition
Group  259 Manufacture of other fabricated metal products; metalworking service activities
Division 26 Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products
Group  261  Manufacture of electronic components
Group  262 Manufacture of computers and peripheral equipment
Group  263 Manufacture of communication equipment
Group  264  Manufacture of consumer electronics
Group  265 Manufacture of measuring, testing, navigating and control equipment; watches and clocks
Group  266  Manufacture of irradiation, electromedical and electrotherapeutic equipment
Group  267 Manufacture of optical instruments and equipment
Group  268  Manufacture of magnetic and optical media
Division 27 Manufacture of electrical equipment
Group  271  Manufacture of electric motors, generators, transformers and electricity distribution and control apparatus
Group  272 Manufacture of batteries and accumulators
Group  273 Manufacture of wiring and wiring devices
Group  274  Manufacture of electric lighting equipment
Group  275  Manufacture of domestic appliances
Group  279  Manufacture of other electrical equipment
Division 28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
Group  281 Manufacture of general purpose machinery
Group  282 Manufacture of special-purpose machinery
Division 29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers
Group  291 Manufacture of motor vehicles
Group  292 Manufacture of bodies (coachwork) for motor vehicles; manufacture of trailers and semi-trailers
Group  293 Manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles
Division 30 Manufacture of other transport equipment
Group  301 Building of ships and boats
Group  302  Manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock
Group  303  Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery
Group  304  Manufacture of military fighting vehicles
Group  309 Manufacture of transport equipment n.e.c.
Division 31 Manufacture of furniture
Group  310  Manufacture of furniture
Division 32 Other manufacturing
Group  321 Manufacture of jewellery, bijouterie and related articles
Group  322  Manufacture of musical instruments
Group  323 Manufacture of sports goods
Group  324 Manufacture of games and toys
Group  325  Manufacture of medical and dental instruments and supplies
Group  329 Other manufacturing n.e.c.
Division 33 Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
Group  331 Repair of fabricated metal products, machinery and equipment
Group  332 Installation of industrial machinery and equipment
Section D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Division 35 Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Group  351  Electric power generation, transmission and distribution
Group  352  Manufacture of gas; distribution of gaseous fuels through mains
Group  353  Steam and air conditioning supply
Section E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
Division 36 Water collection, treatment and supply
Group  360 Water collection, treatment and supply
Division 37 Sewerage
Group  370  Sewerage
Division 38 Waste collection, treatment and disposal activities; materials recovery
Group  381 Waste collection
Group  382 Waste treatment and disposal
Group  383  Materials recovery
Division 39 Remediation activities and other waste management services
Group  390 Remediation activities and other waste management services
Section F Construction
Division 41 Construction of buildings
Group  410  Construction of buildings
Division 42 Civil engineering
Group  421  Construction of roads and railways
Group  422 Construction of utility projects
Group  429  Construction of other civil engineering projects
Division 43 Specialized construction activities
Group  431 Demolition and site preparation
Group  432 Electrical, plumbing and other construction installation activities
Group  433  Building completion and finishing
Group  439  Other specialized construction activities
Section G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Division 45 Wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Group  451 Sale of motor vehicles
Group  452  Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
Group  453  Sale of motor vehicle parts and accessories
Group  454  Sale, maintenance and repair of motorcycles and related parts and accessories
Division 46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Group  461  Wholesale on a fee or contract basis
Group  462  Wholesale of agricultural raw materials and live animals
Group  463  Wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco
Group  464 Wholesale of household goods
Group  465 Wholesale of machinery, equipment and supplies
Group  466 Other specialized wholesale
Group  469  Non-specialized wholesale trade
Division 47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Group  471 Retail sale in non-specialized stores
Group  472 Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialized stores
Group  473 Retail sale of automotive fuel in specialized stores
Group  474 Retail sale of information and communications equipment in specialized stores
Group  475 Retail sale of other household equipment in specialized stores
Group  476 Retail sale of cultural and recreation goods in specialized stores
Group  477 Retail sale of other goods in specialized stores
Group  478 Retail sale via stalls and markets
Group  479 Retail trade not in stores, stalls or markets
Section H Transportation and storage
Division 49 Land transport and transport via pipelines
Group  491 Transport via railways
Group  492 Other land transport
Group  493  Transport via pipeline
Division 50 Water transport
Group  501 Sea and coastal water transport
Group  502 Inland water transport
Division 51 Air transport
Group  511  Passenger air transport
Group  512  Freight air transport
Division 52 Warehousing and support activities for transportation
Group  521  Warehousing and storage
Group  522 Support activities for transportation
Division 53 Postal and courier activities
Group  531  Postal activities
Group  532 Courier activities
Section I Accommodation and Food service activities
Division 55 Accommodation
Group  551  Short term accommodation activities
Group  552  Camping grounds, recreational vehicle parks and trailer parks
Group  559  Other accommodation
Division 56 Food and beverage service activities
Group  561  Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Group  562 Event catering and other food service activities
Group  563  Beverage serving activities
Section J Information and communication
Division 58 Publishing activities
Group  581 Publishing of books, periodicals and other publishing activities
Group  582  Software publishing
Division 59 Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music publishing activities
Group  591 Motion picture, video and television programme activities
Group  592 Sound recording and music publishing activities
Division 60 Broadcasting and programming activities
Group  601  Radio broadcasting
Group  602 Television  programming and broadcasting activities
Division 61 Telecommunications
Group  611  Wired telecommunications activities
Group  612  Wireless telecommunications activities
Group  613  Satellite telecommunications activities
Group  619  Other telecommunications activities
Division 62 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Group  620 Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Division 63 Information service activities
Group  631 Data processing, hosting and related activities; web portals
Group  639 Other information service activities
Section K Financial and insurance activities
Division 64 Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding
Group  641 Monetary intermediation
Group  642  Activities of holding companies
Group  643  Trusts, funds and other financial vehicles
Group  649 Other financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding activities
Division 65 Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security
Group  651 Insurance
Group  652  Reinsurance
Group  653  Pension funding
Division 66 Other financial activities
Group  661 Activities auxiliary to financial service activities, except insurance    and pension funding
Group  662 Activities auxiliary to insurance and pension funding
Group  663  Fund management activities
Section L Real estate activities
Division 68 Real estate activities
Group  681  Real estate activities with own or leased property
Group  682  Real estate activities on a fee or contract basis
Section M Professional, scientific and technical activities
Division 69 Legal and accounting activities
Group  691  Legal activities
Group  692  Accounting, bookkeeping and auditing activities; tax consultancy
Division 70 Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities
Group  701  Activities of head offices
Group  702  Management consultancy activities
Division 71 Architecture and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
Group  711 Architectural and engineering activities and related technical consultancy
Group  712  Technical testing and analysis
Division 72 Scientific research and development
Group  721 Research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering
Group  722 Research and experimental development on social sciences and humanities
Division 73 Advertising and market research
Group  731  Advertising
Group  732  Market research and public opinion polling
Division 74 Other professional, scientific and technical activities
Group  741  Specialized design activities
Group  742  Photographic activities
Group  749  Other professional, scientific and technical activities n.e.c.
Division 75 Veterinary activities
Group  750   Veterinary activities
Section N Administrative and support service activities
Division 77 Rental and leasing activities
Group  771  Renting and leasing of motor vehicles
Group  772 Renting and leasing of personal and household goods
Group  773  Renting and leasing of other machinery, equipment and tangible goods n.e.c.
Group  774  Leasing of nonfinancial intangible assets
Division 78 Employment activities
Group  781  Activities of employment placement agencies
Group  782  Temporary employment agency activities
Group  783  Human resources provision and management of human resources functions
Division 79 Travel agency, tour operator and other reservation service activities
Group  791 Travel agency and tour operator activities
Group  799  Other reservation service activities
Division 80 Security and investigation activities
Group  801  Private security activities
Group  802  Security systems service activities
Group  803  Investigation activities
Division 81 Services to buildings and landscape activities
Group  811  Combined facilities support activities
Group  812 Cleaning activities
Group  813  Landscape care and maintenance service activities
Division 82 Office administrative, office support and other business support activities
Group  821 Office administrative and support activities
Group  822  Activities of call centres
Group  823  Organization of conventions and trade shows
Group  829 Business support service activities n.e.c.
Section O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Division 84 Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Group  841 Administration of the State and the economic and social policy of the community
Group  842 Provision of services to the community as a whole
Group  843  Compulsory social security activities
Section P Education
Division 85 Education
Group  851  Primary education
Group  852 Secondary education
Group  853  Higher education
Group  854 Other education
Group  855  Educational support services
Section Q Human health and social work activities
Division 86 Human health activities
Group  861  Hospital activities
Group  862  Medical and dental practice activities
Group  869  Other human health activities
Division 87 Residential care activities
Group  871  Nursing care facilities
Group  872  Residential care activities for mental retardation, mental health and substance abuse
Group  873 Residential care activities for the elderly and disabled
Group  879  Other residential care activities n.e.c.
Division 88 Social work activities without accommodation
Group  881  Social work activities without accommodation for the elderly and disabled
Group  889  Other social work activities without accommodation n.e.c.
Section R Arts, entertainment and recreation
Division 90 Creative, arts and entertainment activities
Group  900 Creative, arts and entertainment activities
Division 91 Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities
Group  910 Libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities
Division 92 Gambling and betting activities
Group  920 Gambling and betting activities
Division 93 Sports activities and amusement and recreation activities
Group  931 Sports activities
Group  932 Other amusement and recreation activities
Section S Other service activities
Division 94 Activities of membership organizations
Group  941 Activities of business, employers and professional membership organizations
Group  942  Activities of trade unions
Group  949 Activities of other membership organizations
Division 95 Repair of computers and personal and household goods
Group  951 Activities of other membership organizations
Group  952 Activities of other membership organizations
Division 96 Other personal service activities
Group  960 Other personal service activities
SECTION T Activities Of Households As Employers; Undifferentiated Goods- And Services-producing Activities Of Households For Own Use
Division 97 Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel
Group  970 Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel
Division 98 Undifferentiated goods- and services-producing activities of private households for own use
Group  981 Undifferentiated goods-producing activities of private households for own use
Group  982 Undifferentiated service-producing activities of private households for own use
SECTION U Activities Of Extraterritorial Organizations And Bodies
Division 99 Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies
Group  990 Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies

Why Do You Need NIC Code ?


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