*IMPORTANT IS CODES*



Important List of I.S. Codes frequently used

INDIAN STANSARDS FOR BUILDING WORKS/ BUILDING CONTRUCTIONS PRACTICE

Sl.No.

Specification for

Indian Standard No.

1.

Design of Structural Timber (Fourth revision)

88.:1994

2.

Structural use of un-reinforced masonry (Third Revision)

1905 : 1987

3.

Brick Work (First revision)

2212:1991

4.

Construction of floor roof with joists and filler blocks: Part –I with hollow concrete filler block

6061(part-I):1971

5.

Construction of floor & roof with joists & filler block: Part 2 with hollow clay blocks joints and hollow clay filler block

6061 (part -2) : 1981

6.

Construction of floor and roof with joists & filler blocks: Part 3 precast hollow clay block joints and hollow clay filler block

6061 (Part 3): 1981

7.

Construction of floor roof with joists & filler blocks: Part 4 with hollow clay block slab panels

6061 (Part 4): 1981

8.

Anti-termite measures in buildings part I constructional measures (First Revision)

6313 (Part 1): 1981

9.

Anti-termite measures in buildings : Part 2 pre constructional

Chemical treatment measures (First Revision) (Amendment No.5)

6313 (Part 2) :1981

10.

Antitermite measures in buildings Part 3 Existing buildings (First Revision)  (Amendment No. 4)

6313 (Part 3): 1981

11.

Installation of Joints in concrete pavements (First revision)

6509 : 1985

12.

Construction of reinforced brick and R.B.C floor and roofs

10440:1993

13.

Setting out of buildings

11134:1984

14.

No fines cast in situ cement concrete

12727 :1989

15.

Sand for masonary mortars (first revision)

2116:1980

16.

Polysulphide base joints sealants : Part 1 General requirements

11433 (Part 1) : 1985

17.

Polysulphide base joints sealants: Part 2 General requirements Methods of test

11433 (Part 2) :

1986

18.

Polysulphide based sealants: Part 1. General requirement

12118 (Part 1) : 1987

19.

Polysulphide based sealants : Part 2 methods of test

12118 (Part 2) : 1987

20.

Field slaking of building lime & preparation of putty (2nd revision)

1653 : 1992

21.

Preparation of use of lime puzzolona mixture concrete in Building & Roads (1st revision)

5817 : 1992

22.

Method of field testing of building lime (1st revision)

1624 : 1986

 

CEMENT & CONCRETE

 

23.

Plain & reinforced concrete (Fourth revision)

456 : 2000

24.

Prestressed Concrete (first revision) (Amendment No 1)

1343 : 1980

25.

Concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part I general requirements (Amendment No 1)

3370 (Part 1) : 1965

26.

Concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part 2 Reinforced concrete structures (Amendment No-2)

3370 (Part 2) : 1967

27.

Concrete structure for the storage of liquids: Part 3 Prestressed concrete structures (Amendment No I)

3370 (Part 3) : 1967

28.

Concrete structures for the storage of liquids Part 4: Design table (Amendment No. 2)

3370 (Part 4) : 1967

29.

Use of immersion vibrators for consolidating concrete (first revision)

3558 : 1983

30.

Extreme Weather concreting: Recommended practice for hot weather concreting. (Amendment No. 1)

7861 (Part 1) 1975

31.

Extreme Weather concreting: Recommended practice for hot weather concreting. (Amendment No. 1)

7861 (Part 2): 1981

32.

Methods of non-destructive testing of concrete : Part 1 Ultrasonic pulse velocity

13311 (Part 1) : 1992

33.

Methods of non-destructive testing of concrete: Part 2: Rebound hammer

13311 (Part 2) : 1992

34.

Methods of Sampling & analysis of concrete

1199 : 1959

35.

Recommended guidelines for concrete mix design

10262 : 1982

36.

Concrete slump test apparatus

7320 : 1974

37.

Ready mixed concrete (2nd revision)

4926:2003

38.

Artificial lightweight aggregates for concrete masonary units

9142 : 1979

  CEMENT MATRIX PRODUCT  

Sl.No.

Specification for

Indian Standard No.

39.

Construction of lightweight concrete block masonry

6042:1969

40.

Concrete masonry units Part I Hollow and Solid concrete blocks (Second Revision) (Amendment No 1)

2185 :(Part 1) : 1979

41.

Concrete masonry units Part 2 Hollow and Solid lightweight concrete blocks (first revision)

2185 : (Part 2) : 1983

42.

Reinforced concrete fence posts (First Revision)

4996 : 1984

43.

Precast concrete coping blocks (First Revision)

5751 : 1984

44.

Precast concrete kerbs (first revision)

5758 : 1984

45.

Precast reinforced concrete door & window frames (first revision)

6523 : 1983

46.

Precast reinforced concrete plant guards

9375 : 1979

47.

Precast concrete septic tanks

9872:1981

48.

Precast concrete blocks for lintels and sills (Amend. No-I)

9893 :1981

49.

Precast concrete manhole covers and frames: Part 1 Covers (Amend.No 3)

12592 (Part 1) : 1988

50.

Precast concrete manhole covers and frames : Part 2 frames

12592 (Part 2) : 1991

  CLAY PRODUCTS FOR BUILDING  

Sl.No

Specifications For

Indian Standard No.

51

52

53

54

55

56

Common burnt clay building bricks (Fifth Revision)

Heavy duty burnt clay building bricks ( Third Revision)

Burnt clay flat terracing tiles : Part 1 Machine made (Second Rev.)

Burnt clay flat terracing tiles : Part 2 Hand Made (Second Rev.)

Burnt clay facing bricks (Second Revision)

Burnt clay paving bricks (Second Revision)

1077:1992

2180:1988

2690(Part-1) :1993

2691(Part-II):1992

2691 : 1988

3583 : 1988

  CONCRETE REINFORCEMENT  

Sl.No

Specifications For

Indian Standard No.

57

 

 

58

59

Mild steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement Part 1 Mild Steel and medium tensile Steel bars (Third Revision)

Mild steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement Part 2 Hard Drawn Steel wire (Third Revision)

High strength deformed steel bars and wires for concrete reinforcement (Third Revision) Amendment No.1

432 (Part 10 : 1982

 

 

432 (Part –II) : 1982

 

1786:1985

  CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT  

Sl.No

Specifications For

Indian Standard No.

60

Unified nomenclature of workmen for civil engineering

10302 : 1982

  DOOR, WINDOWS AND SHUTTERS  

Sl.No

Specifications For

Indian Standard No.

60

Unified nomenclature of workmen for civil engineering

10302 : 1982

  DOOR, WINDOWS AND SHUTTERS  

Sl.No

Specifications For

Indian Standard No.

61.

Aluminium doors, windows and ventilators

1948 : 1961

62.

Aluminium windows for industrial building (Amendment No.1)

1949 : 1961

63.

Wooden flush doors shutters (Cellular and hollow core type ): Part 2Particle board and hard board face panels (Third revision)

2191 : (Part 2) : 1983

64.

Wooden flush doors shutters (Solid core type) Part-1 Ply wood face panels (Sixth Revision)

2202 (Part 1) : 1999

65.

Wooden flush doors shutters (Solid core type) Part-2 particle board face panels and hard board (Third Revision)

2202 (Part 2) : 1983

66.

Steel doors frames (Second Revision) (Amendment No.2)

4351 : 2003

67.

Wooden side sliding doors

4962 : 1968

68.

Collapsible gate

10521 : 1983

 

EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

69.

Earthquake resistant design & construction of buildings (Second Revision) (Amendment No. 1)

4326:1993

70.

Criteria for earthquake resistant design of structures (Fourth Revision) (Amendment No. 1)

1893:2002

71.(a)

Improving earthquake resistant low strength masonry buildings – Guidelines (Amendment No. 1)

13828:1993

71(b)

Ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structure subjected to seismic forces

13920:1993

 

FIRE FIGHTING

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

72.

Selection, installation and maintenance of automatic fire detection and alarm system (Second Revision)

2189:1988

73.

Selection, installation and maintenance of portable first aid fire extinguishers (Third Revision)

2190:1992

74.

Installation and maintenance of internal fire hydrants and hose reels on premises (First Revision)

3844:1989

75.

Selection, Operation and maintenance of special fire fighting appliances: Part:1 combined foam and crash tender

5896(Part 1) : 1970

  FIRE SAFETY  

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

76.

Fire Safety of building (General) : General Principles of fire grading & classification (First Revision)

1641:1988

77.

Fire Safety of buildings (General) : Details of construction (First Revision)

1642:1989

78.

Fire safety of buildings (General) : Exposure hazard construction (First Revision)

1643:1988

FLOORING, WALL FINISHING & ROOFING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

79.

Chequered Cement concrete tiles specification

13801:1993

80.

Magnesium ox chloride composition floors (Second Revision)

658:1982

81.

Laying Bitumen mastic flooring (Second Revision)

1196:1978

82.

Laying of rubber floors (First Revision)

1197:1970

83.

Laying, fixing and maintenance of linoleum floor (First Revision)

1198:1982

84.

Application of cement and cement lime plaster finishes (First Revision)

1661:1972

85.

Laying in situ terrazzo floor finish (First Revision)

2114:1984

86

Application of lime plaster finish (First Revision)

2394:1984

87.

External rendered finishes

2402:1963

88.

Laying in-situ cement concrete flooring (First Revision)

2571:1970

89.

Use of silicate type chemical resistant mortars (First Revision)

4441:1980

90.

White washing and colour washing

6278 1971

91.

Laying of bitumen mastic flooring for industries handling LPG and

other light hydrocarbon products

13074:1991

92.

Bitumen mastic for flooring (Second Revision)

1195:1978

93.

Cement concrete flooring Tiles(First Revision)

1237:1980

94.

Sand for plaster(Second Revision)

1542:1992

FUNCTIONAL RQUIREMENT IN BUILDINGS

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

95.

Sound Insulation of non-industrial buildings (Ammendment No.1)

1950: 1962

96.

Acoustical design of auditoriums and conference halls (Amendment No. 1)

2526:1963

97.

Industrial ventilation of residential buildings(First revision)

3103:1975

98.

Noise reduction in industrial buildings

3483:1965

99.

Acoustics in buildings

9736:1981

100.

Sound Insulation of building and of building elements: part 1 Airborne sound insulation in buildings and of building elements

11050(Part-1) : 1984

101.

Sound Insulation of building and of building elements: part 2 impact sound insulation in buildings and of building elements

11050(Part-2):1984

102.

Rating of Sound Insulation of building and of building elements: part 3 Airborne sound insulation of facade elements and facades

11050(Part-3):1984

103.

Buildings and facilities for the physically handicapped(first revision)

4963:1987

104.

Orientation of buildings:Part1 Non-industrial buildings

7662(Part1) : 1974

HILL AREA DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

105.

Retaining wall for hill area : Part 1 Selection type of wall

14458(Part-1):1998

106.

Retaining wall for hill area : Part 2 Design of retaining /breast walls

14458(Part2):1997

107.

Retaining wall for hill area :Part 3 Construction of dry stone walls

14458(Part-3) : 1998

108.

Land slide controls

14680:1999

HOUSING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

109.

Design and construction of floors and roofs with precast reinforced planks and RC joists

13994:1994

110.

Design and construction of floors and roofs with prefabricated brick panel

14142:1994

111.

Construction of floor and roof with RC channel units

14215:1994

112.

precast reinforced concrete planks and joists for flooring and roofing

13990:1994

113.

prefabricated brick panel and partially precast concrete joists for flooring and roofing

14143:1994

114.

precast reinforced concrete channel unit for construction of floors and roofs

14201:1994

115.

Precast L-panel units for roofing

14241:1994

METHODS OF MEASUREMENT OF WORKS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

116.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 1; Earthwork(fourth revision)

1200(part1):1992

117.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 2 concrete(third revision)

1200(part2):1974

118.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 3 brickwork(third revision)

1200(part3):1976

119.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 4 Stone masonry(third revision)

1200(part4):1976

120.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 5 form work(third revision) (Amendment no-1)

1200(part5):1982

121.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 6 Refractory work(second revision)

1200(part6):1974

122.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 7 Hardware(Second revision) (Amendment no-2)

1200(part7):1972

123.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 8 Steel Work & Iron Work(fourth revision)

1200(part8):1993

124.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 9 Roof covering(including cladding)( Second revision) (Amendment no-1)

1200(part9):1973

125.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 10 Ceiling & Lining(Second revision) (Amendment no-2)

1200(part10):1973

126.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 11Paving,floor finishes, dado & skirting(Third revision) (Amendment no-1)

1200(part11):1977

127.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 12 Plastering & Pointing (Third revision)

1200(part12):1976

128.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 13 white washing, colour Washing, distempering & painting of building surfaces(fifth revision)

1200(part13):1994

METHODS OF MEASUREMENT OF WORKS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

129.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 14

Glazing (Third revision)

1200(Part14):1984

130.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 15

painting, polishing, varnishing etc. (fourth revision)

1200(part15):1987

131.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 16 laying of water & sewer lines including appurtenant items (third revision)

1200(part16):1979

132.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 18demolition & dismantling(third revision)

1200(part18):1974

133.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 19 Water supply, plumbing & drains (third revision)

1200(part19):1981

134.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 21 Wood work & joinery (second revision) (Amendment no-1)

1200(part 21):1973

135.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 22 materials

1200(part22):1982

136.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 23

pilling(fourth revision)

1200(part23):1988

137.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 24 Well foundation (third revision)

1200(part24):1983

138.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 27 Earth work done by mechanical appliances

1200(part27):1992

139.

Measurements of building and civil engineering works: Part 28 Sound insulation works

1200(part28):1992

140.

Measurements of plinth, carpet & rentable area of buildings (first revision) (Amendment no-3)

3861:1975

PAINTING, VARNISHING AND ALLIED FINISHES

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

141.

Painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 1 Pretreatment(first revision)

1477(part1):1971

142.

Painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 2 Painting (first revision)

1477(part2):1971

143.

Finishing of wood & wood based materials: Part 1 operations and workmanship

2338(part1):1967

144.

Finishing of wood & wood based materials: Part 2 Schedules

2338(part2):1967

145.

Painting concrete, masonry and plastered surfaces :Part 1 operations and workmanship (first revision)

2395(part 1):1994

146.

Painting concrete, masonry and plastered surfaces :Part 2 Schedules (first revision)

2395(part 2):1994

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

147.

Basic requirement for water supply drainage and sanitation (Fourth revision)

1172:1993

148.

Building drainage (Second revision)

1742:1983

149.

Selection, installation and maintenance of sanitary appliances (Second revision)

2064:1983

150.

Water supply in building(Second revision)

2065:1983

151.

Installation of septic tanks: Part 1 design, criteria and construction (Second revision)

2470(part 1):1985

152.

Installation of septic tanks: Part 2 secondary treatment and disposal of septic tank effluent (Second revision)

2470(part 2):1985

153.

Laying of cast iron pipes (Second revision)

3114:1994

154.

Ancillary structures in sewerage system: Part 1 Manholes (First revision)

4111(Part 1):1986

155.

Ancillary structures in sewerage system: Part 2 flushing tanks (First revision)

4111(Part 2):1986

156.

Laying of glazed stoneware pipes (First revision)

4127:1983

157.

Sanitary pipe works above ground for buildings (First revision)

5329:1983

158.

Plumbing in multistoried buildings: Part 1Water supply

12183(part 1):1987

159.

Drainage of building‘s basement

12251:1987

SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

160

Steel tubular scaffolding:Part2 Safety regulations for scaffolding

4014(part 2):1967

161.

Preventive measures against hazards at work places: Part 1 falling material hazards prevention

13416(part 1):1992

162.

Preventive measures against hazards at work places: Part 2 fall prevention

13416(part 2):1992

163.

Preventive measures against hazards at work places: Part3 disposal of debris

13416(part 3):1994

164.

Preventive measures against hazards at work places: Part4 timber structures

13416(part 4):1994

165.

Preventive measures against hazards at work places: Part5 timber structures

13416(part 5):1994

STONES

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

166

Marble (blocks, slabs and titles)

1130:1969

167

Sanstone 9slabs and titles) (First revision)

3622:1977

 

STRUCTURAL SAFETY

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

168.

Design loads (other than earthquake) for buildings and structures Part 1 Dead Load-unit weights of building

875(PART1):1987

169.

Design loads (other than earthquake) for buildings and structures Part 2 Imposed Load (Second revision)

875(PART2):1987

 

STRUCTURAL SECTIONS

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

170.

Aluminium bulb angles Marine application (first revision)

6449:1987

171.

Aluminium channels (first revision)

3921:1985

172.

Aluminium equal leg angles (first revision)

3908:1986

173.

Aluminium I-beam(first revision)

5384:1985

174.

Aluminium T-bars for Marine application(first revision)

6475:1987

175.

Aluminium T sections (first revision)

6445:1985

176.

Aluminium unequal leg angles (first revision)

3909:1986

177.

Light Gauge structural steel sections (revised)

811:1987

 

TIMBER AND TIMBER STORES

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

178.

Door and Window shutters and frames

12896:1990

179.

Furniture and cabinets

13662:1993

180.

Bamboos for structural purposes

9096:1979

 

WATER PROOFING AND DAMP PROOFING

 

Sl.No.

Specifications for

Indian Standard No.

181.

Lime concrete for a water proofed roof finish (second revision)

3036:1992

182.

Application of bituminous mastic for water proofing of roofs

4365:1967

183.

Water proofing of underground water reservoirs and swimming pools (first revision)

6494:1988

184.

Damp-proofing using bituminous mastic

7198:1974

185.

Bituminous mastic for use in water proofing of roofs (first revision)

3037:1986

186.

Silicon based water repellents

12027:1987

For overall guidance and reference latest edition of National Building Code of India may be consulted and latest IS Codes may be referred.

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