In this article, we are going to know about “Indian Standards codes with downloadable links” for civil & structural engineers.
This list of IS codes we categorized as per the different methods and materials which is used in civil engineering, you can find and download the Indian Standards codes in pdf format for the following terms:
 Cement & Concrete
 Lime & Gypsum
 Building Construction Practices
 Doors, Windows & Shutters
 Structural Engineering & Structural Sections.
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IS Codes for Cement and Concrete
Here is the list of all IS codes that are used in cement and concrete while working on any construction sites.
S. No  IS Code (Download Link)  Description 
1  IS: 269 : 1989  Ordinary Portland Cement, 33 grade specification. 
2  IS – 383:1970  Specification for Coarse and Fine aggregate for use in mass concrete 
3  IS – 455:1989  Portland Slag Cement – Specification 
4  IS – 456:2000  Code of practice for plain and reinforced concrete 
5  IS – 457:1957  Code of practice for general construction of plain and reinforced concrete for dams and other massive structures. 
6  IS – 516:1959  Methods of test for the strength of concrete. 
7  IS – 650:1991  Specification for Standard sand for testing of Cement 
8  IS – 1199:1959  Methods of sampling and analysis of concrete 
9  IS – 1343:1980  Code of practice for prestressed concrete 
10  IS 1344 :1981  Specification for calcined clay pozzolana 
11  IS: 1489 (Part2)1991  Portland – Pozzolana cement – specification (calcined claybased) 
12  IS: 1489 (Part1)1991  Specification for Portland pozzolana cement Part 1 Flyash based 
13  IS: 1727:1967  Methods of test for pozzolanic materials 
14  IS: 2386 (PartI) 1963  Test for Aggregates for concrete 
15  IS 2386:1963 Part2  Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 2 Estimation of deleterious materials and organic impurities 
16  IS 2386:1963 Part3  Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 3 Specific gravity, density, voids, absorption, and bulking 
17  IS 2386:1963 Part4  Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 4 Mechanical properties 
18  IS 2386:1963 Part5  1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 5 Soundness 
19  IS 2386:1963 Part6  1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 6 Measuring mortar making properties of fine aggregates 
20  IS 2386:1963 Part7  1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 7 Alkali aggregate reactivity 
21  IS 2386:1963 Part8  1963 Methods of test for aggregates for concrete: Part 8 Petrographic examination 
22  IS 2430:1986  Methods for sampling of aggregates for concrete 
23  IS 2502:196  Code of practice for bending and fixing of bars for concrete reinforcement 
24  IS 2645:2003  Specification for integral cement waterproofing compounds 
25  IS 2770:1967 part1  Methods of testing bond in reinforced concrete: Part 1 Pullout test 
26  IS 3085:1965  Method of test for permeability of cement mortar and concrete 
27  IS 3370:2009 Part1  Code of practice for concrete (Part I to IV structures for storage of liquids 
28  IS 3370:2009 Part2  Code of practice for concrete structures for storage of liquids: Part 2 Reinforced concrete structures 
29  IS 3370:2009 Part3  Code of practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part 3 Prestressed concrete 
30  IS 3370:2009 Part4  1967 Code of practice for concrete structures for the storage of liquids: Part 4 Design tables 
31  IS 3466:1988  Specification for masonry cement 
32  IS 3535:1986  Methods of sampling hydraulic cement 
33  IS 3558:1983  Code of practice for use of immersion vibrators 
34  IS 3812:2003 Part1  Specification for pulverized fuel ash Part 1 For use as pozzolana in cement, cement mortar and concrete 
35  IS 3812:2003 Part2  Specification for pulverized fuel ash Part 2 For use as an admixture in cement mortar and concrete 
36  IS 4031(Part 1):1996  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 1 Determination of fineness by dry sieving 
37  IS 4031(Part 2):1999 
Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 2 Determination of fineness by specific surface by Blaine air permeability method

38  IS 4031(Part 3):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 3 Determination of soundness 
39  IS 4031(Part 4):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 4 Determination of consistency of standard cement paste 
40  IS 4031(Part 5):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 5 Determination of initial and final setting times 
41  IS 4031(Part 6):1988 
Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 6 Determination of compressive strength of hydraulic cement (other than masonry cement)

42  IS 4031(Part 7):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 7 Determination of compressive strength of masonry cement 
43  IS 4031(Part 8):1988 
Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 8 Determination of transverse and compressive strength of plastic mortar using the prism

44  IS 4031(Part 9):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 9 Determination of heat of hydration 
45  IS 4031(Part 10):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 10 Determination of drying shrinkage 
46  IS 4031(Part 11):1988  IS 4031(Part 11):1988 Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 11 Determination of density 
47  IS 4031(Part 12):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 12 Determination of air content of hydraulic cement mortar 
48  IS 4031(Part 13):1988  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 13 Measurement of water retentivity of masonry cement 
49  IS 4031(Part 14):1989  Methods of physical tests for hydraulic cement: Part 14 Determination of false set 
50  IS 4031(Part 15):1991  Methods of physical test for hydraulic cement: Part 15 Determination of fineness by wet sieving 
51  IS 4032:1985  Method of chemical analysis of hydraulic cement 
52  IS 4305:1967  Glossary of terms relating to pozzolana 
53  IS 4634:1991  Methods for testing performance of batchtype concrete mixers 
54  IS 4845:1968  Definitions and terminology relating to hydraulic 
55  IS 4926:2003  Readymixed concrete – Code of practice 
56  IS 5512:1983  Specification for flow table for use in tests of hydraulic cement and pozzolanic materials 
57  IS 5513:1996  Specification for vicat apparatus 
58  IS 5514:1996  Specification for apparatus used in LeChatelier test 
59  IS 5515:1983  Specification for compaction factor apparatus 
60  IS 5516:1996  Specification for variable flow type airpermeability apparatus (Blaine type) 
61  IS 5525:1969  Recommendations for detailing of reinforcement in reinforced concrete works 
62  IS 5536:1969  Specification for constant flow type air permeability apparatus (Lea and Nurse type) 
63  IS 5816:1999  Method of test for splitting tensile strength of concrete 
64  IS 6452:1989  Specification for high alumina cement for structural use 
65  IS 6461(Part 1):1972  Glossary of terms relating to cement concrete: Part 1 Concrete aggregates 
66  IS 6491:1972  Method of sampling fly ash 
67  IS 6909:1990  Specification for super sulphated cement 
68  IS 6925:1973  Methods of test for determination of watersoluble chlorides in concrete admixtures 
69  IS 7246:1974  Recommendations for use of table vibrators for consolidating concrete 
70  IS 7320:1974  Specification for concrete slump test apparatus 
71  IS 7325:1974  Specification for apparatus for determining constituents of fresh concrete 
72  IS 7861(Part 1):1975  Code of practice for extreme weather concreting: Part 1 Recommended practice for hot weather 
73  IS 8041:1990  Specification for rapid hardening Portland cement 
74  IS 8042:1989  Specification for white Portland cement 
75  IS 8043:1991  Specification for hydrophobic Portland cement 
76  IS 8112:1989  Specification for 43 grade ordinary Portland 
77  IS 8125:1976  Dimensions and materials of cement rotary kilns, components, and auxiliaries 
78  IS 8142:1976  Method of test for determining the setting time of concrete by penetration resistance 
79  IS 8229:1986  Specification for oilwell cement 
80  IS 8425:1977  Code of practice for determination of the specific surface area of powders by air permeability 
81  IS 9012:1978  Recommended practice for shotcreting 
82  IS 9013:1978  Method of making, curing and determining compressive strength of accelerated cured concrete test specimens 
83  IS 9103:1999  Specification for admixtures for concrete 
84  IS 9142:1979  Specification for artificial lightweight aggregates for concrete masonry units 
85  IS 9284:1979  Method of test for abrasion resistance of concrete 
86  IS 9376:1979  Specification for apparatus for measuring aggregate crushing value and ten percent fines 
87  IS 9377:1979  Specification for apparatus for the aggregate impact 
88  IS 9399:1979  Specification for apparatus for flexural testing of concrete 
89  IS 9459:1980  Specification for apparatus for use in measurement of length change of hardened cement paste, mortar, and concrete 
90  IS 9799:1981  Specification for pressure meter for determination of air content of freshly mixed concrete 
91  IS 15388:2003  Silica fume – Specification 
92  IS 14858:2000  Requirements for compression testing machine used for testing of concrete and mortar 
93  IS 14687:1999  Guidelines for falsework for concrete structures 
94  IS 14345:1996  Specification for autoclave apparatus 
95  IS 13311(Part 1&2):1992  Methods of nondestructive testing of concrete: Part 1 Ultrasonic pulse velocity 
96  IS 12870:1989  Methods of sampling calcined clay pozzolana 
97  IS 12803:1989  Methods of analysis of hydraulic cement by Xray fluorescence spectrometer 
98  IS 12600:1989  Specification for low heat Portland cement 
99  IS 12423:1988  Method for colorimetric analysis of hydraulic 
100  IS 12330:1988  Specification for sulphate resisting Portland 
IS Codes for Lime & Gypsum
Please find the list of all Indian Standards codes that is standardization by BIS in the field of lime and gypsum.
S. No  IS Code (Download Link)  Description 
101  IS 712:1984  Specification for building limes 
102  IS 1624:1986  Method of field testing of building lime 
103  IS 1635:1992  Code of practice for field slaking of building lime and preparation of putty 
104  IS 15648:2006  Specification for pulverized fuel ash for lime pozzolana mixture applications 
105  IS 14860:2000  Guidelines on fuelsaving in vertical mixedfeed lime shaft kilns 
106  IS 14401:1996  Guidelines for handling and storage of building 
107  IS 13001:1991  Guidelines for the manufacture of gypsum plaster in mechanized pan system 
108  IS 12894:2002  Specification for pulverized fuel ash lime bricks 
109  IS 12679:1989  Specification for Byproduct gypsum for use in plaster, blocks, and boards 
110  IS 12654:1989  Code of practice for use of lowgrade gypsum in the building industry 
111  IS 10772:1983  Specification for quick setting lime pozzolana 
112  IS 10360:1982  Specification for limepozzolana concrete blocks for paving 
113  IS 10359:1982  Code of practice for manufacture and use of lime pozzolana concrete blocks for paving 
114  IS 10049:1981  Code of practice for the manufacture of limebased 
115  IS 9498:1980  Specification for inorganic aggregates for use in gypsum plaster 
116  IS 8272:1984  Specification for gypsum plaster for use in the manufacture of fibrous plasterboards 
117  IS 6932(Part 2):1973  Method of test for building limes: Part 2 Determination of carbon dioxide content 
118  IS 6508:1988  Glossary of terms relating to building lime 
119  IS 5817:1992  Code of practice for preparation and use of lime pozzolana mixture concrete in buildings and roads 
120  IS 4139:1989  Specification for calcium silicate bricks 
121  IS 4098:1983  Specification for limepozzolana mixture 
122  IS 3115:1992  Specification for limebased blocks 
123  IS 3068:1986  Specification for broken brick (burnt clay) coarse aggregates for use in lime concrete 
124  IS 2849:1983  Specification for nonload bearing gypsum partition blocks (solid and hollow types) 
125  IS 2686:1977  Specification for cinder as fine aggregates for use in lime concrete 
126  IS 2547(Part 2):1976  Specification for gypsum building plaster: Part 2 Premixed lightweight plaster 
IS Codes for Building Construction Practices
S. No  IS Code (Download Link)  Description 
127  IS 15345:2003  Installation of frameless door and window shutters – Code of practice 
128  IS 15183(Part 1):2002  Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 1 General 
129  IS 15183(Part 2):2002  Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 2 Finance 
130  IS 15183(Part 3):2002  Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 3 Labour 
131  IS 883:1994  Code of practice for the design of structural timber in building 
132  IS 965:1963  Equivalent metric units for scales, dimensions, and quantities in general construction work 
133  IS 1414:1989  Code of practice for fixing of wall coverings 
134  IS 1477(Part 1):1971  Code of practice for the painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 1 Pretreatment 
135  IS 1477(Part 2):1971  Code of practice for the painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 2 Painting 
136  IS 1597(Part 1):1992  Code of practice for construction of stone masonry: Part 1 Rubble stone masonry 
137  IS 1634:1992  Code of practice for design and construction of wood stairs for houses 
138  IS 1649:1962  Code of practice for design and construction of flues and chimneys for domestic heating appliances 
139  IS 1834:1984  Specification for a hotapplied sealing compound for joints in concrete 
140  IS 1838(Part 1):1983  Specification for preformed fillers for expansion joint in concrete pavement and structures 
141  IS 1905:1987  Code of practice for structural use of unreinforced masonry 
142  IS 1946:1961  Code of practice for use of fixing devices in walls, ceilings, and floors of solid construction 
143  IS 2110:1980  Code of practice for insitu construction of walls in building with soilcement 
144  IS 2115:1980  Code of practice for flat roof finish: Mud phuska 
145  IS 2116:1980  Specification for sand for masonry mortars 
146  IS 2212:1991  Code of practice for brickworks 
147  IS 2250:1981  Code of practice for preparation and use of masonry mortars 
148  IS 2338(Part 1):1967  Code of practice for the finishing of wood and woodbased materials: Part 1 Operations and workmanship 
149  IS 2338(Part 2):1967  Code of practice for the finishing of wood and woodbased materials: Part 2 Schedules 
150  IS 2366:1983  Code of practice for nailjointed timber construction 
151  IS 2395(Part 1):1994  Code of practice for the painting of concrete, masonry and plaster surfaces: Part 1 Operations and workmanship 
152  IS 2395(Part 2):1994  Code of practice for the painting of concrete, masonry, and plaster surfaces: Part 2 Schedules 
153  IS 2441:1984  Code of practice for fixing ceiling coverings 
154  IS 2524(Part 1):1968  Code of practice for the painting of nonferrous metals in buildings: Part 1 Pretreatment 
155  IS 2524(Part 2):1968  Code of practice for the painting of nonferrous metals in buildings: Part 2 Painting 
156  IS 2527:1984  Code of practice for fixing rainwater gutters and downpipes for roof drainage 
157  IS 2700:1987  Code of practice for roofing with wooden shingles 
158  IS 2792:1964  Code of practice for design and construction of stone slab over joist floor 
159  IS 2858:1984  Code of practice for roofing with Mangalore tiles 
160  IS 3140:1965  Code of practice for painting asbestos cement building products 
161  IS 3414:1968  Code of practice for design and installation of joints in buildings 
162  IS 3548:1988  Code of practice for glazing in buildings 
163  IS 5389:1969  Code of practice for laying of hardwood parquet and woodblock floors 
164  IS 5390:1984  Code of practice for construction of timber ceilings 
165  IS 5807(Part 1):1975  Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 1 Resistance to dry heat 
166  IS 6061(Part 1):1971  Code of practice for construction of floor and roof with joists and filler blocks: Part 1 With hollow concrete filler blocks 
167  IS 6332:1984  Code of practice for construction of floors and roofs using precast doublycurved shell units 
168  IS 6509:1985  Code of practice for installation of joints in concrete pavements 
169  IS 9472:1980  Code of practice for laying mosaic parquet flooring 
170  IS 9954:1981  Pictorial surface preparation standards for the painting of steel surfaces 
IS Codes for Structural Engineering
Below given codes are the IS codes that are used for standardization in Structural Engineering & Structural Sections
S. No  IS Code (Download Link)  Description 
171  IS 801:1975  Code of practice for use of coldformed light gauge steel structural members in general building construction 
172  IS 800:2007  Code of practice for general construction in steel 
173  IS 803:1976  Code of practice for design, fabrication, and erection of vertical mild steel cylindrical welded oil storage tanks 
174  IS 804:1967  Specification for rectangular pressed steel tanks 
175  IS 805:1968  Code of practice for use of steel in gravity water 
176  IS 806:1968  Code of practice for use of steel tubes in general building construction 
177  IS 808:1989  Dimensions for hot rolled steel beam, column, channel, and angle sections 
178  IS 811:1987  Specification for coldformed light gauge structural steel sections (revised) 
179  IS 1173:1978  Specification for hotrolled slit steel tee bars 
180  IS 1252:1991  Dimensions of hot rolled steel bulb angles 
181  IS 1730:1989  Dimensions for steel plates, sheets, strips, and flats for general engineering purposes 
182  IS 1732:1989  Dimensions for round and square steel bars for structural and general engineering purposes 
183  IS 1852:1985  Rolling and cutting tolerances for hot rolled steel products 
184  IS 1863:1979  ISO 65719 Specification for hot rolled steel bulb flats 
185  IS 1864:1979  ISO 65718 Specification for hotrolled steel Lsections for shipbuilding 
186  IS 2314:1986  Specification for steel sheet piling sections 
187  IS 2713(Part 13)  (1980) Specification for tubular steel poles for overhead power lines 
188  IS 2750:1964  Specification for steel scaffoldings 
189  IS 3443:1980  Specification for crane rail sections 
190  IS 3908:1986  Specification for aluminium equal leg angles 
191  IS 3909:1986  Specification for aluminum unequal leg angles 
192  IS 3921:1985  Specification for aluminum channels 
193  IS 3954:1991  Hotrolled steel channel sections for general engineering purposes – Dimensions 
194  IS 3964:1980  Specification for light rails 
195  IS 4000:1992  Code of practice for high strength bolts in steel structures 
196  IS 4014(Part 1)  (1967) Code of practice for steel tubular scaffolding Part 1 Definitions and materials 
197  IS 5384:1985  Specification for aluminum Ibeam 
198  IS 5488:1987  Dimensions and dimensional tolerances for hot rolled steel plates for ship’s hull structure 
199  IS 6445:1985  Specification for aluminum teesections 
200  IS 6449:1987  Specification for aluminum bulb angles for marine application 
201  IS 6475:1987  Specification for aluminum tee bars for marine application 
202  IS 6476:1987  Specification for aluminum bulb plates for marine application 
203  IS 7205:1974  Safety Code for the erection of structural steelwork 
204  IS 7215:1974  Tolerances for fabrication of steel structures 
205  IS 7452:1990  Specification for hotrolled steel sections for doors, windows, and ventilators 
206  IS 8081:1976  Specification for slotted sections 
207  IS 8147:1976  Code of practice for use of aluminum alloys in structures 
208  IS 8640:1977  Recommendations for dimensional parameters for industrial building 
209  IS 12778:2004  Hot rolled parallel flange steel sections for beam, columns, and bearing pile – Dimensions and section properties 
210  IS 12779:1989  Rolling and cutting tolerances for hotrolled parallel flange beam and column sections 
211  IS 12843:1989  Tolerances for the erection of steel structures 
IS Codes for Doors, Windows & Shutters
If you’re looking for Indian Standard codes for Doors, Windows & Shutters, then you can download them by using the below links.
S. No  IS Code (Download Link)  Description 
212  IS 15380:2003  Moulded raised high density fibre (HDF) panel doors – Specification 
213  IS 14856:2000  Glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) panel type door shutters for internal use – Specification 
214  IS 10521:1983  Specification for collapsible gates 
215  IS 10451:1983  Specification for steel sliding shutters (top hung) 
216  IS 10428:1983  ISO 1804:1972 Glossary of terms relating to doors 
217  IS 6248:1979  Specification for metal rolling shutters and rolling grills 
218  IS 6198:1992  Specification for ledged, braced and battened timber door shutters 
219  IS 4913:1968  Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of timber doors and windows 
220  IS 4351:2003  Steel door frames – Specification 
221  IS 4043:1969  Recommendations for symbolic designations of direction of closing and faces of doors, windows and shutters 
222  IS 4021:1995  Timber door, window and ventilator frames – Specification 
223  IS 4020(Part 16):1998  Part 16 Screw withdrawal resistance test 
224  IS 4020(Part 15):1998  Part 15 Glue adhesion test 
225  IS 4020(Part 14):1998  Part 14 Knife test 
226  IS 1038:1983  Specification for steel doors, windows and ventilators 
227  IS 1081:1960  Code of practice for fixing and glazing of metal (steel and aluminium) doors, windows and ventilators 
228  IS 1361:1978  Specification for steel windows for industrial buildings 
229  IS 1948:1961  Specification for aluminiium doors, windows and ventilators 
230  IS 1949:1961  Specification for aluminium windows for industrial buildings 
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