Now you can select your favourite BSNL numbers online through their number reservation initiative named as “Choose your Mobile number” scheme. This service will be available in all telecom circles. All the vacant numbers will be listed in their website circle wise and customers can choose their favourite numbers. Customer can select any One GSM Mobile number of his choice from the available numbers. After selection of the number (Max. No 1) the customer will get an SMS with a PIN of 7 Digits Valid for 72 hours(or 96 hours depends on circle) only. Customer need to input the 7 digit PIN in the web site confirming the selection is over and taken. Now the customer is free to approach the nearest Customer Service Center or Franchisee and inform him the Mobile Number and PIN received to get the selected choice number accross the counter by submitting the required documents and completing the formalities of release of new connection. The process can be done through SMS also,Send SMS NLIST free to 53733. Customers can also send as NLIST free ***** where * can be replaced with 3 to 5 digits of his choice. Then BSNL will send numbers with such combination of digits. Customer want to intimate BSNL regarding the selected number by sending SMS in the format CONF chosen number to 53733. Then customer will get a 7 digit PIN and the number will be reserved. After that visit the nearest BSNL customer service centers or franchisee and complete the rest steps.