HSN CODE - 9801 : ALL ITEMS OF MACHINERY INCLUDING PRIME MOVERS, INSTRUMENTS, APPARATUS AND APPLIANCES, CONTROL GEAR AND TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT, AUXILLIARY EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING THOSE REQUIRED FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, TESTING AND QUALITY CONTROL), AS WELL AS ALL COMPONENTS (WHETHER FINISHED OR NOT) OR RAW MATERIALS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF THE AFORESAID ITEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS, REQUIRED FOR THE INITIAL SETTING UP OF A UNIT, OR THE SUBSTANTIAL EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING UNIT, OF A SPECIFIED: (1) INDUSTRIAL PLANT, (2) IRRIGATION PROJECT, (3) POWER PROJECT, (4) MINING PROJECT, (5) PROJECT FOR THE EXPLORATION FOR OIL OR OTHER MINERALS, AND (6) SUCH OTHER PROJECTS AS THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT MAY, HAVING REGARD TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY NOTIFY IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE IN THIS BEHALF; AND SPARE PARTS, OTHER RAW MATERIALS (INCLUDING SEMI-FINISHED MATERIAL) OR CONSUMABLE STORES NOT EXCEEDING 10% OF THE VALUE OF THE GOODS SPECIFIED ABOVE PROVIDED THAT SUCH SPARE PARTS, RAW MATERIALS OR C

HSN CODE Description Policy
9801ALL ITEMS OF MACHINERY INCLUDING PRIME MOVERS, INSTRUMENTS, APPARATUS AND APPLIANCES, CONTROL GEAR AND TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT, AUXILLIARY EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING THOSE REQUIRED FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, TESTING AND QUALITY CONTROL), AS WELL AS ALL COMPONENTS (WHETHER FINISHED OR NOT) OR RAW MATERIALS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF THE AFORESAID ITEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS, REQUIRED FOR THE INITIAL SETTING UP OF A UNIT, OR THE SUBSTANTIAL EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING UNIT, OF A SPECIFIED: (1) INDUSTRIAL PLANT, (2) IRRIGATION PROJECT, (3) POWER PROJECT, (4) MINING PROJECT, (5) PROJECT FOR THE EXPLORATION FOR OIL OR OTHER MINERALS, AND (6) SUCH OTHER PROJECTS AS THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT MAY, HAVING REGARD TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY NOTIFY IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE IN THIS BEHALF; AND SPARE PARTS, OTHER RAW MATERIALS (INCLUDING SEMI-FINISHED MATERIAL) OR CONSUMABLE STORES NOT EXCEEDING 10% OF THE VALUE OF THE GOODS SPECIFIED ABOVE PROVIDED THAT SUCH SPARE PARTS, RAW MATERIALS OR C
980100Machinery
98010011INDUSTRIAL PLANT PROJECTFree
98010012IRRIGATION PLANTFree
98010013POWER PROJECTFree
98010014MINING PROJECTFree
98010015PROJCT FR EXPLORATN OF OIL OR OTHR MATERLSFree
98010019OTHER PROJECTSFree
98010020COMPONENTS W/N FINISHED OR RAW MATERIALS FR INTIAL SETNG UP/SUBSTNCL EXPNSN OF UNITFree
98010030SPARE PRTS AND RAW MATERIALS FOR MAINTENANCEFree

Harmonised System of Nomenclature (HSN Codes) 9801 are used for the ALL ITEMS OF MACHINERY INCLUDING PRIME MOVERS, INSTRUMENTS, APPARATUS AND APPLIANCES, CONTROL GEAR AND TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT, AUXILLIARY EQUIPMENT (INCLUDING THOSE REQUIRED FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES, TESTING AND QUALITY CONTROL), AS WELL AS ALL COMPONENTS (WHETHER FINISHED OR NOT) OR RAW MATERIALS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF THE AFORESAID ITEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS, REQUIRED FOR THE INITIAL SETTING UP OF A UNIT, OR THE SUBSTANTIAL EXPANSION OF AN EXISTING UNIT, OF A SPECIFIED: (1) INDUSTRIAL PLANT, (2) IRRIGATION PROJECT, (3) POWER PROJECT, (4) MINING PROJECT, (5) PROJECT FOR THE EXPLORATION FOR OIL OR OTHER MINERALS, AND (6) SUCH OTHER PROJECTS AS THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT MAY, HAVING REGARD TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY NOTIFY IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE IN THIS BEHALF; AND SPARE PARTS, OTHER RAW MATERIALS (INCLUDING SEMI-FINISHED MATERIAL) OR CONSUMABLE STORES NOT EXCEEDING 10% OF THE VALUE OF THE GOODS SPECIFIED ABOVE PROVIDED THAT SUCH SPARE PARTS, RAW MATERIALS OR C products under Goods and Service Tax classification.

India was originally using 6 digit HSN codes to classify commodities but later two more digits were added to make the codes more precise, resulting in an 8 digit classification.