# List of IS codes used in Construction Industry

Following are the IS codes which are used for Building Construction Practices. These IS Codes include standardization in the field of Building Construction Practices and drawing up of codes of practice for building construction and maintenance along with timber structures, masonry, unreinforced masonry, reinforced masonry and other test methods.

**IS 883:1994** - Code of practice for design of structural timber in building

**IS 965:1963** - Equivalent metric units for scales, dimensions and quantities in general construction work

**IS 1414:1989** - Code of practice for fixing of wall coverings

**IS 1477(Part 1):1971** - Code of practice for painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 1 Pre treatment

**IS 1477(Part 2):1971** - Code of practice for painting of ferrous metals in buildings: Part 2 Painting

**IS 1597(Part 1):1992** - Code of practice for construction of stone masonry: Part 1 Rubble stone masonry

**IS 1597(Part 2):1992** - Code of practice for construction of stone masonry: Part 2 Ashlar masonry

**IS 1634:1992** - Code of practice for design and construction of wood stairs for houses

**IS 1649:1962** - Code of practice for design and construction of flues and chimneys for domestic heating appliances

**IS 1834:1984** - Specification for hot applied sealing compound for joints in concrete

**IS 1838(Part 1):1983** - Specification for preformed fillers for expansion joint in concrete pavement and structures (non extruding and resilient type): Part 1 Bitumen impregnated fibre

**IS 1838(Part 2):1984** - Specification for preformed fillers for expansion joint in concrete pavement and structures (non extruding and resilient type) Part 2 CNSL Aldehyde resin and coconut pith

**IS 1905:1987** - Code of practice for structural use of unreinforced masonry

**IS 1946:1961** - Code of practice for use of fixing devices in walls, ceilings and floors of solid construction

**IS 2110:1980** - Code of practice for in-situ construction of walls in building with soil-cement

**IS 2115:1980** - Code of practice for flat roof finish: Mud phuska

**IS 2116:1980** - Specification for sand for masonry mortars

**IS 2118:1980** - Code of practice for construction of jack-arch type of built-up floor or roof

**IS 2119:1980** - Code of practice for construction of brick-cum-concrete composite (Madras terrace) floor and roof

**IS 2204:1962** - Code of practice for construction of reinforced concrete shell roof

**IS 2212:1991** - Code of practice for brick works

**IS 2250:1981** - Code of practice for preparation and use of masonry mortars

**IS 2338(Part 1):1967** - Code of practice for finishing of wood and wood- based materials: Part 1 Operations and workmanship

**IS 2338(Part 2):1967** - Code of practice for finishing of wood and wood- based materials: Part 2 Schedules

**IS 2366:1983** - Code of practice for nail-jointed timber construction

**IS 2395(Part 1):1994** - Code of practice for painting of concrete, masonry and plaster surfaces: Part 1 Operations and workmanship

**IS 2395(Part 2):1994** - Code of practice for painting of concrete, masonry and plaster surfaces: Part 2 Schedules

**IS 2441:1984** - Code of practice for fixing ceiling coverings

**IS 2524(Part 1):1968** - Code of practice for painting of non-ferrous metals in buildings: Part 1 Pretreatment

**IS 2524(Part 2):1968** - Code of practice for painting of non-ferrous metals in buildings: Part 2 Painting

**IS 2527:1984** - Code of practice for fixing rainwater gutters and downpipes for roof drainage

**IS 2700:1987** - Code of practice for roofing with wooden shingles

**IS 2792:1964** - Code of practice for design and construction of stone slab over joist floor

**IS 2858:1984** - Code of practice for roofing with mangalore tiles

**IS 3140:1965** - Code of practice for painting asbestos cement building products

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

**IS 3548:1988** - Code of practice for glazing in buildings

**IS 3629:1986** - Specification for structural timber in building

**IS 3630:1992** - Code of practice for construction of non-load bearing gypsum block partitions

**IS 3670:1989** - Code of practice for construction of timber floors

**IS 4101(Part 1):1967** - Code of practice for external facings and veneers: Part 1 Stone facing

**IS 4101(Part 2):1967** - Code of practice for external facings and veneers: Part 2 Cement concrete facing

**IS 4101(Part 3):1985** - Code of practice for external cladding: Part 3 Wall tiling and mosaics

**IS 4407:1967** - Code of practice for reed walling

**IS 4597:1968** - Code of practice for finishing of wood and wood based products with nitrocellulose and cold catalysed materials

**IS 4891:1988** - Specification for preferred cut sizes of structural timber

**IS 4920:1968** - Glossary of terms applicable to roof coverings

**IS 4924(Part 1):1968** - Method of test for nail jointed timber trusses: Part 1 Destructive test

**IS 4924(Part 2):1968** - Method of test for nail jointed timber trusses: Part 2 Proof test

**IS 4983:1968** - Code of practice for design and construction of nailed laminated timber beams

**IS 5119(Part 1):1968** - Code of practice for laying and fixing of sloped roof covering: Part 1 Slating

**IS 5389:1969** - Code of practice for laying of hardwood parquet and wood block floors

**IS 5390:1984** - Code of practice for construction of timber ceilings

**IS 5807(Part 1):1975** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 1 Resistance to dry heat

**IS 5807(Part 2):1975** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 2 Resistance to wet heat

**IS 5807(Part 3):1971** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 3 Resistance to marking by oils.

**IS 5807(Part 4):1975** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 4 Resistance to marking by liquids

**IS 5807(Part 5):1975** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wood furniture: Part 5 Test for low angle glare

**IS 5807(Part 6):1978** - Methods of test for clear finishes for wooden furniture: Part 6 Resistance to mechanical damage

**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

**IS 6061(Part 2):1981** - Code of practice for construction of floor and roof with joists and filler blocks: Part 2 With hollow clay filler blocks

**IS 6061(Part 3):1981** - Code of practice for construction of floor and roof with joists and filler blocks: Part 3 With precast hollow clay block joists and hollow clay filler blocks

**IS 6061(Part 4):1981** - Code of practice for construction of floor and roof with joists and filler blocks: Part 4 With precast hollow clay block slab panels

**IS 6313(Part 1):1981** - Code of practice for anti-termite measures in buildings: Part 1 Constructional measures

**IS 6313(Part 2):2001** - Code of practice for anti-termite measures in buildings: Part 2 Pre-constructional chemical treatment measures.

**IS 6313(Part 3):2001** - Code of practice for anti-termite measures in buildings: Part 3 Treatment for existing buildings

**IS 6332:1984** - Code of practice for construction of floors and roofs using precast doubly-curved shell units

**IS 6509:1985** - Code of practice for installation of joints in concrete pavements

**IS 7683:1975** - Code of practice for design, fabrication and maintenance of nail-jointed timber posts from small dimensional timber for overhead electric distribution lines for low voltages.

**IS 9472:1980** - Code of practice for laying mosaic parquet flooring

**IS 9954:1981** - Pictorial surface preparation standards for painting of steel surfaces

**IS 10388:1982** - Specification for corrugated coir, wood wool,cement roofing sheets

**IS 10439:1983** - Code of practice for patent glazing

**IS 10440:1983** - Code of practice for construction of RB and RBC floors and roofs

**IS 10566:1983** - Methods of tests for preformed fillers for expansion joints in concrete paving and structural

**IS 10957:1999/ ISO 2444:88** - Joints in buildings – Vocabulary

**IS 10958:1984/ ISO 3447:75** - General check list of functions of joints in building

**IS 10959:1984/ ISO 6927:81** - Glossary of terms for sealants for building purposes

**IS 11096:1984** - Code of practice for design and construction of bolt jointed timber construction

**IS 11134:1984** - Code of practice for setting out of buildings

**IS 11433(Part 1):1985** - Specification for one-part gun-grade polysulphide- based joints sealants: Part 1 General requirements

**IS 11433(Part 2):1986** - Specification for one-part gun-grade polysulphide- based joint sealants: Part 2 Methods of tests

**IS 11817:1986/ ISO 7727:84** - Classification of joints in buildings for accommodation of dimensional deviations during

**IS 11818:1986/ ISO 6589:83:** - Method of test for laboratory determination of air permeability of joints in buildings

**IS 12093:1987** - Code of practice for laying and fixing of sloped roof covering using plain and corrugated galvanized steel sheets

**IS 12118(Part 1):1987** - Specification for two-parts polysulphide-based sealants: Part 1 General requirements

**IS 12118(Part 2):1987** - Specification for two-parts polysulphide-based sealants: Part 2 Methods of tests

**IS 12506:1988** - Code of practice for improved thatching of roof with rot and fire retardant treatment.

**IS 12727:1989** - Code of practice for no-fines cast in situ cement concrete

**IS 13077:1991** - Guide for preparation and use of mud mortar in masonry

**IS 14428:1997** - Painting of structures in aggressive chemical environment – Guidelines

**IS 15183(Part 1):2002** - Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 1 General

**IS 15183(Part 2):2002** - Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 2 Finance

**IS 15183(Part 3):2002** - Guidelines for maintenance management of buildings: Part 3 Labour

**IS 15345:2003** - Installation of frameless door and window shutters – Code of practice

**SP 1650: 1973** - Standard colours for building and decorative finishes (with supplement)

**SP 20(S&T): 1991** - Handbook on masonry design and construction

**SP 21(S&T): 1983** - Summaries of Indian Standards for building

**SP 25(S&T): 1984** - Handbook on causes and prevention of cracks in building

**SP 62(S&T): 1997** - Handbook on building construction practices (excluding electrical work)