The following are the regulatory and statutory aspects pertaining to CSTEP:
- Incorporated under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956.
- Registration under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010
- Registration as a Wholly Charitable Trust under section 12A(a) of the Income Tax Act, 1961
- Approval under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961
- Recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Ministry of Science and Technology