List of all building material IS codes and their description

Updated: Aug 5, 2020

IS 269:1989- specification for ordinary Portland cement, 33 grade (fourth revision)

IS 383:1970- specification for coarse and fine aggregates from natural sources for concrete (second revision)

IS 432 (part1) :1982- specification for mild steel and medium tensile steel bars and hard-drawn steel wire for concrete reinforcement: part1 mild steel and medium tensile steel bars (third revision)

IS 455:1989- specification for Portland slag cement (fourth revision)

IS 516:1959- method of test for strength of concrete

IS 875- code of practice for design loads (other than earthquake) for building and strictures:

Part 1:1987- dead loads;unit weights of building material and stored materials (second revision)

Part 2:1987- imposed loads (second revision)

Part 3:1987- wind loads (second revision)

Part 4:1987- snow loads(second revision)

Part 5:1987- special loads and load combinations (second revision)

IS 1199:1959- methods of sampling and analysis of concrete

IS 1343:1980- code of practice for prestressed concrete (first revision)

IS 1489- specification for Portland pozzolana cement:

Part 1:1991- fly ash based (third revision)

Part 2:1991- calcined clay based (third revision)

IS 1566:1982- specification for hard-drawn steel wire fabric for concrete reinforcement (second

revision)

IS 1641:1988- code of practice for fire safety of building (general): general principles of fire grading and classification (first revision)

IS 1642:1989- code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general); details of construction (first revision)

IS 1786:1985- specification for high strength deformed steel bars and wires for concrete reinforcement (third revision)

IS 1791:1968- specification for batch type concrete mixers (second revision)

IS 1893:1984- criteria for earthquake resistant design of structures (fourth revision)

IS 1904:1986- code of practice for design and construction of foundations in soils: general requirements (third revision)

IS 2062:1992- steel for general structural purposes (fourth revision)

IS 2386 (part 3):1963- methods of test for aggregates for concrete; part 3 specific gravity, density, voids, absorption and bulking

IS 2502:1963- code of practice for bending and fixing of bars for concrete reinforcement

IS 2505:1980- concrete vibrators~immersion type~general requirement

IS 2506:1985- general requirements for screed board concrete vibrators (first revision)

IS 2514:1963- specification for concrete vibrating tables

IS 2751:1979- recommended practice for welding of mild steel plain and deformed bars for reinforced construction (first revision)

IS 3025- methods of sampling and test (physical and chemical) for water and waste water:

(part17):1984- Non filterable residue (total suspended solids) (first revision)

(part 18):1984- volatile and fixed residue (total filterable and non filterable) (first revision)

(part 22):1986- acidity (first revision )

(part 23):1986- alkalinity (first revision)

(part 24):1986- sulphates (first revision)

(part 32):1988- chloride (first revision )

IS 3414:1968- code of practice for design and installation of joints in buildings

IS 3812:1981- specification for fly ash for use as pozzolana and admixture (first revision)

IS 3951(part 1):1975- specification for hollow clay tiles for floors and roofs:part 1 filler type (first revision)

IS 4031(part 5):1988- methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: part 5 determination of initial and final setting times (first revision)

IS 4082:1996- recommendations on stacking and storage of construction materials and components at the site (second revision)

IS 4326:1993- code of practice for earthquake resistant design and construction of buildings (second revision)

IS 4656:1968- specification for form vibrators for concrete

IS 4845:1968- definitions and terminology relating to hydraulic cement

IS 4925:1968- specification for concrete batching and mixing plant

IS 4926:1976-specification for ready mixed concrete (second revision)

IS 5816:1999- method of test for splitting tensile strength of concrete (first revision)

IS 6061- code of practice for construction of floor and roof with joists and filler blocks :

(part1):1971- with hollow concrete filler blocks

(part 2):1971- with hollow clay filler blocks (first revision)

IS 6452:1989- specification for high alumina cement for structural use

IS 6461- glossary of terms relating to cement:

(part1):1972- concrete aggregates

(part 2):1972- materials

(part 3):1972- concrete reinforcement

(part 4):1972- types of concrete

(part 5):1972- formwork for concrete

(part 6):1972- equipment, tool and plant

(part 7):1973- mixing, laying, compaction, curing and other construction aspect

(part 8):1973- properties of concrete

(part 9):1973- structural aspects

(part 10):1973- tests and testing apparatus

(part 11):1973- prestressed concrete

(part 12):1973- miscellaneous


IS 6909:1990- specification for supersulphated cement

IS 7861- code of practice for extreme weather concreting:

(part 1):1975- recommended practice for hot weather concreting

(part 2):1975- recommended practice for cold weather concreting

IS 8041:1990-specification for rapid hardening Portland cement (second revision)

IS 8043:1991-specification for hydrophobic Portland cement (second revision)

IS 8112:1989- specification for 43 grade ordinary Portland cement (first revision)

IS 9013:1978- method of making, curing and determining compressive strength of accelerated cured concrete test specimens

IS 9417:1989- recommendations for welding cold worked bars for reinforced concrete construction (first revision)

IS 11817:1986- classification of joints in building for accommodation of dimensional deviations during construction

IS 12089:1987- specification for granulated slag for manufacture of Portland slag cement

IS 12119:1987- general requirements for pan mixers for concrete

IS 12269:1987- specification for 53 grade ordinary Portland cement

IS 12330:1988- specification for sulphate resisting Portland cement

IS 12600:1989- specification for low heat Portland cement

IS 13311- methods of non destructive testing of concrete:

(part 1):1992- ultrasonic pulse velocity

(part 2):1992- rebound hammer

IS 13920:1993- code of practice for ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structures subjected to seismic forces

IS 14687:1999- guidelines for falsework for concrete structures

List of all Steel Structure IS codes and their description:

IS 456:2000; plain and reinforced concrete- code of practice (fourth revision)

IS 513:1994; cold-rolled low carbon steel sheets and strips (fourth revision)

IS 801:1975; code of practice for use of cold- formed light gauge steel structural members in general building construction

IS 808:1989; dimensions for hot-rolled steel beam, column, channel and angle sections (third revision)

IS 813:1986; scheme of symbols for welding

IS 814:2004; covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding of carbon and carbon manganese steel- specification (sixth revision)

IS 816:1969; code of practice for use of metal arc welding for general construction in mild steel (first revision)

IS 817: training of welders- code of practice:

(part 1):1992; manual metal arc welding (second revision)

(part 2):1996; oxyfuel welding (second revision)

IS 819:1957; code of practice for resistance spot welding for light assemblies in mild steel

IS 875; code of practice for design loads (other than earthquake) for buildings and structures:

(part 1):1987; dead loads- unit weights of building materials and stored materials (second revision)

(part 2):1987; imposed loads (second revision)

(part 3):1987; wind loads (second revision)

(part 4):1987; snow loads (second revision)

(part 5):1987; special loads and load combinations (second revision)


IS 919; ISO systems of limits and fits:

(part 1):1993/ ; bases of tolerance, deviations and fits (second revision)

ISO 286-1:1988

(part 2):1993/ ; tables of standard tolerance grades and limit deviations for holes and shafts ISO 286-2:1988 (first revision)


IS 962:1989; code of practice for architectural and building drawings (second revision)

IS 1024:1999; code of practice for use of welding in bridges and structures subject to dynamic loading (second revision)

IS 1030:1998; carbon steel castings for general engineering purposes (fifth revision)

IS 1079:1994; hot rolled carbon steel sheets and strips- specification (fifth revision)

IS 1148:1982; specifications for hot-rolled rivet bars (up to 40 mm diameter) for structural purposes (third revision)

IS 1149:1982; high tensile steel rivet bars for structural purposes (third revision)

IS 1261:1959; code of practice for seam welding in mild steel

IS 1278:1972; specifications for filler rods and wires for gas welding (second revision)

IS 1323:1982; code of practice for oxy-acetylene welding for structural work in mild steels (second revision)

IS 1363; hexagon head bolts, screws and nuts of product grade C:

(part 1):2002/ ; hexagon head bolts (size range M5 to M64) (fourth revision)

ISO 4016:1999

(part 2):2002/; hexagon head screws (size range M5 to M64)(FOURTH REVISION)

ISO 4018:1999

(part 3):1992/; hexagon nuts (size range M5 to M64) (third revision)

ISO 4034:1986


IS 1364; hexagon head bolts, screws and nuts of product grades A and B:

(part 1):2002/; hexagon head bolts (size range M1.6 to M64) (fourth revision)

ISO 4014:1999

(part 2):2002/; hexagon head screws (size range M1.6 to M64) (fourth revision)

ISO 4017:1999

(part 3):2002/; hexagon nuts, style 1 (size range M1.6 to M64) (fourth revision)

ISO 4032:1999

(part 4):2003/; hexagon thin nuts (chamfered) (size range M1.6 to M64) (fourth revision) ISO 4035:1999

(part 5):2002/; hexagon thin nuts- product grade B (unchamfered) (size range M1.6 to M10) ISO 4036:1999 (fourth revision)

IS 1367; technical supply conditions for threaded steel fasteners:

(part 1):2002/; general requirements for bolts, screws and studs (third revision)

ISO 8992:1986

(part 2):2002/; tolerances for fasteners- bolts, screws, studs and nuts- product grades A,B and C ISO 4759-1:2000 (third revision)

(part 3):2002/; mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel-bolts, screws and ISO 898-1:1999 Studs (fourth revision)

(part 5):2002/; mechanical properties of fasteners made of carbon steel and alloy steel- set screws and ISO 898-5:1998 And similar threaded fasteners not under tensile stresses (third revision)

(part 6):1994/; mechanical properties and test methods for nuts with specified proof loads ISO 898-2:1992 (third revision)

(part 7):1980; mechanical properties and test methods for nuts without specified proof loads (second revision)

(part 8):2002/; prevailing torque type steel hexagon nuts-mechanical and performance properties ISO 2320:1997 (Third revision)

(part 9); surface discontinuities

Sec 1:1993/; bolts, screws and studs for general application (third revision)

ISO 6157-1:1988

Sec 2:1993/; bolts, screws and studs for special applications (third revision)

ISO 6157-3:1988

(part 10):2002/; surface discontinuities- nuts(third revision)

ISO 6157-2:1995

(part 11):2002/; electroplated coatings (third revision)

ISO 4042:1999

(part 12):1981; phosphate coatings on threaded fasteners (second revision)

(part 13):1983; hot dip galvanized coatings on threaded fasteners (second revision)

(part 14); mechanical properties of corrosion resistant stainless-steel fasteners,

Sec 1:2002/; bolts, screws and studs (third revision)

ISO 3506-1:1997

Sec 2:2002/; nuts (third revision)

ISO 3506-2:1997

Sec 3:2002/; set screws and similar fasteners not under tensile stresses (third revision)

ISO 3506-3:1997

(part 16):2002/; designation system for fasteners (third revision)

ISO 8991:1986

(part 17):1996/; inspection, sampling and acceptance

ISO 3269:1988 procedure (third revision)

(part 18):1996; packaging (third revision)

(part 19):1997/; axial load fatigue testing of bolts, screws and studs

ISO 3800:1993

(part 20):1996/; torsional test and minimum torques for bolts and screws with nominal diameters 1mm ISO 898-7:1992 To 10mm

IS 1387:1993; general requirements for the supply of metallurgical materials (second revision)

IS 1393:1961; code of practice for training and testing of oxy-acetylene welders

IS 1395:1982; low and medium alloy steel covered electrodes for manual metal arc welding (third revision)

IS 1477;code of practice for painting of ferrous metals in buildings:

(part 1):1971; pre treatment (first revision)

(part 2):1971; painting (first revision)

IS 1608:2005/; metallic materials- tensile strength at ambient temperatures (third revision)

ISO 6892:1998

IS 1641:1988; code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general): general principles of fire grading and classification (first revision)

IS 1642:1989; code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general):details of construction (first revision)

IS 16431988; code of practice for fire safety of buildings (general): exposure hazard (first revision)

IS 1852:1985; rolling and cutting tolerance for hot rolled steel products (fourth revision)

IS 1875:1992; specifications for carbon steel billets, blooms, slabs and bars for forgings (fifth revision)

IS 1893; criteria for earthquake resistant design

(part 1):2002 of structures:part 1 general provisions and buildings

IS 1929:1982; specification for hot forged steel rivets for hot closing (12 to 36 mm diameter) (first revision)

IS 1990:1973; steel rivet and stay bars for boilers (first revision)

IS 2002:1992; steel plates for pressure vessels for intermediate and high temperature service including boilers (second revision)

IS 2062:2006; hot rolled low, medium and high tensile structural steel (sixth revision)

IS 2155:1982; specification for cold forged solid steel rivets for hot closing (6 to 16 mm diameter) (first revision)

IS 2708:1993; 1.5 % manganese steel castings for general engineering purpose (third revision)

IS 3039:1988; structural steel for construction of hulls of ships (second revision)

IS 3613:1974; acceptance tests for submerged arc welding (first revision)

IS 3640:1982; specification for hexagon fit bolts (first revision)

IS 3757:1987; specification for high strength structural bolts (second revision)

IS 4000:1992; code of practice for high strength bolts in steel structures (first revision)

IS 4326:1993; code of practice for earthquake resistance design and construction of buildings (second revision)

IS 5369:1975; general requirements for plain washers and lock washers (first revision)

IS 5370:1969; specification for plain washers with outside diameter ~3x inside diameter

IS 5372:1975; taper washers for channels (ISMC) (first revision)

IS 5374:1975; tapper washers for I-beams (ISMB) (first revision)

IS 5624:1993; foundations bolts- specification (first revision)

IS 6240:1999; hot rolled steel plate (upto 6 mm) sheet and strip for the manufacture of low pressure liquefiable gas cylinders-specifications (third revision)

IS 6419:1996; welding rods and bare electrodes for gas shielded arc welding of structural steel (first revision)

IS 6560:1996; molybdenum and chromium – molybdenum low alloy steel welding rods and bare electrodes for gas shielded arc welding (first revision)

IS 6610:1972; specification for heavy washers for steel structures

IS 6623:2004; high strength structural nuts- specification (first revision)

IS 6639:1972; specification for hexagonal bolts for steel structures

IS 6649:1985; specification for hardened and tempered washers for high strength structural bolts and nuts (first revision)

IS 7205:1974; safety code for erection of structural steelwork

IS 7215:1974; specification for tolerances for fabrication of steel structures

IS 7280:1974; specification for bare wire electrodes for submerged arc welding of structural steels

IS 7307: approval tests for welding procedures: (part 1):1974; part 1 fusion welding of steel

IS 7310: approval tests for welders working to approved welding procedures

(part 1):1974; part 1 fusion welding of steel

IS 7318 (part 1):1974; approval test for welders when welding procedures approval is not required: part 1 fusion welding of steel

IS 7557:1982; specification for steel wire (upto 20 mm) for the manufacture of cold forged rivets (first revision)

IS 8000; geometrical tolerancing on technical drawings:

(part 1):1985/; tolerances of form, orientation, location and run-out and appropriate

geometrical ISO 1101:1983 definitions (first revision)

(part 2):1992/; maximum material principles (first revision) ISO 2692:1988

(part 3):1992/; dimensioning and tolerancing of profiles (second revision)

ISO 1660:1987

(part 4):1976; practical examples of indications on drawings


IS 8976:1978; guide for preparation and arrangement of sets of drawings and parts lists

IS 9077:1979; code of practice for corrosion protection of steel reinforcement in RB and RCC construction

IS 9172:1979; recommended design practice for corrosion prevention of steel structures

IS 9295:1983; steel tubes for idlers for belt conveyors (first revision)

IS 9595:1996; metal arc welding of carbon and carbon manganese steels- recommendations (first revision)

IS 10748:2004; hot-rolled steel strip for welded tubes and pipes- specification (second revision)

IS 12843:1989; tolerances for erection of steel structures

SP 6 (1):1964; handbook for structural engineers- structural steel sections

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