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Prohibited and Restricted Items & Services

Items not allowed:

  1. Cable descramblers and black boxes which includes devices intended to obtain cable and satellite signals for free
  2. “Adult/Sexually Oriented/Pornographic Material” or "Child pornographic material".
  3. Devices infringing intellectual property rights such as unlocking devices which includes Mod chips or other devices designed to circumvent copyright protection
  4. Media infringing intellectual property rights, which includes unauthorized copies of books, music, movies, and other licensed or protected materials
  5. Software infringing intellectual property rights, which includes unauthorized copies of software, video games and other licensed or protected materials, including OEM or bundled software
  6. Miracle cures which includes unsubstantiated cures, remedies or other items marketed as quick health fixes
  7. Offensive goods, crime that includes crime scene photos or items, such as personal belongings, associated with criminals
  8. “Hazardous Chemicals, Pharmaceutical products (prescribed or not), Restricted, Perishable Items”, and “Radioactive materials & substances”
  9. Traffic devices, which includes radar detectors/hammers, license plate covers, traffic signal changers, and related products
  10. Matrix sites or sites using a matrix scheme approach
  11. Loans offered by private institutions are not allowed but only through reputed banks.
  12. Collecting and effecting / remitting payments directly /indirectly outside India in any form towards overseas foreign exchange trading through electronic/internet trading portals
  13. Adult/Sexually Oriented/Pornographic Material
  14. Alcohol, E-cigarette and Tobacco Products.
  15. Bitcoin
  16. Burglary Tools
  17. Counterfeit Products/Clones, Replicas or demo sets.
  18. Database
  19. Illegal Goods/Embargoed Goods/Contraband goods
  20. Tickets/vouchers/passes for any events, games, matches or concerts, lottery tickets, sweepstakes entries, subscriptions etc.
  21. Products which are yet to be launched, pre-orders or advance bookings
  22. Fire crackers, Explosives and Explosive Substances
  23. Government IDs and Licenses
  24. Hazardous Chemicals, Pharmaceutical products (prescribed or not), Restricted, and Perishable Items
  25. High school diplomas, university certificates, medals etc.
  26. Sale of Human, Blood, Bodily Fluids, Human Parts and Remains 
  27. Prescription strength medicine, aesthetic, steroids & food supplements
  28. Items that hurt the Laws for the Protection of Historical, Artistic and Cultural significance
  29. Ivory products
  30. Luxury items with unrealistic pricing/not corresponding to market pricing.
  31. Ads for matches (selling officially sponsored material like jerseys, mementos, caps).
  32. Offensive Material - examples include ethnically or racially offensive material
  33. Photos of artists/singers/entertainers are not allowed unless with permit
  34. Police, Army, Navy and Air force Related Items
  35. Products without the approval and registration of government agencies such as CNG, Pepper Spray, LPG, Cylinders
  36. Software & movie piracy, software to unlock phones/video games or jail-broken/modified gaming consoles.
  37. Stocks and Other Securities
  38. Medical Equipment requiring licenses (such as Ultrasound machines, X-Ray Machines,  etc).
  39. Used Cosmetics, undergarments, personal hygiene & grooming items (e.g. epilators, shavers etc).
  40. Weapons & Knives
  41. Indian currency notes – Old, New or Error notes. Coins considered as legal tender.
  42. Wholesale/Bulk selling of Branded Products (Electronic Items/Mobiles). Please note that for other products, bulk selling is categorized under services.
  43. Brand new phones/newly launched/recently purchased without bill.

Services not allowed:

  1. Adult Massage or Escorts Services
  2. Adoption of Children & Babies
  3. Child labor or Slavery
  4. Any kind of government service - Only consultancy/guidance is allowed  
  5. SMS Sending, Email sending/processing, Champcash, MLM, 'Network marketing jobs', 'Ad Posting Jobs' is good to go. Only exception is OLX/Quikr/any classified with name ad posting, Govt job of any type (except the third party vendor payrole if mentioned), Backdoor jobs, Captcha work, work from home via Facebook, Chit funds job or schemes.
  6. Multi-Level Marketing Services/Quick get-rich schemes
  7. Political affiliations, admission and blogging
  8. College/school Admissions.
  9. People looking for relationship, dating and / or friendship
  10. Any kind of free service. 
  11. Transfer of membership/subscription/certificates/timeshare etc.
  12. Ads discriminating on the basis of race, caste, religion or creed
  13. Surrogacy
  14. Any kind of advance bookings.
  15. Advance fees, registration fees or payment etc.