Majorly Indian rice quality is judged by variety - Basmati or Non-Basmati:
1. Basmati rice (most popular cultivars - 1121, Pusa, Sella, Sharbati)
Length between 6.8 mm to 8.3 mm, moisture content of maximum 13%, broken level of maximum 2%, and sortex - 100% maximum.
2. Non-Basmati rice (Long grain parboiled and white, short-grained parboiled and white, brown, black)
Length between 3.8 mm to 6.4 mm, moisture content of maximum 14%, broken level of maximum 100% (depends on client requirement of quality), foreign matter - o.5% maximum and yellow kernel - 1% maximum.