Number of Standards — 125 SP 36 : Part 1 : 1987 Compendium of Indian standards on soil engineering: Part 1 Laboratory testing of soils for civil engineering purposes 
SP 36 : Part 2 : 1988 Compendium of Indian standards on soil engineering: Part 2 Field testing 
IS 1080 : 1985 Code of practice for design and construction of shallow foundations in soils (other than raft, ring and shell) 
IS 1498 : 1970 Classification and identification of soils for general engineering purposes 
IS 1725 : 1982 Specification for soil based blocks used in general building construction 
IS 1888 : 1982 Method of Load Test on Soils 
IS 1892 : 1979 Code of practice for subsurface investigations for foundations 
IS 1904 : 1986 Code of practice for design and construction of foundations in soils: general requirements 
IS 2131 : 1981 Method for Standard Penetration Test for Soils 
IS 2132 : 1986 Code of practice for thin walled tube sampling of soils 
IS 2720 : Part 1 : 1983 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 1 : Preparation of Dry Soil Samples for Various Tests 
IS 2720 : Part 2 : 1973 Methods of test for soils: Part 2 Determination of water content 
IS 2720 : Part 3 : Sec 1 : 1980 Methods of test for soils: Part 3 Determination of specific gravity Section 1 fine grained soils 
IS 2720 : Part III : Sec 2 : 1980 Test for Soils – Part III : Determination of Specific Gravity – Section 2 : Fine, Medium and Coarse Grained Soils 
IS 2720 : Part 4 : 1985 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 4 : Grain Size Analysis 
IS 2720 : Part 5 : 1985 Method of Test for Soils – Part 5 : Determination of Liquid and Plastic Limit 
IS 2720 : Part 6 : 1972 Methods of test for soils: Part 6 Determination of shrinkage factors 
IS 2720 : Part VII : 1980 Methods of Test for Soils – Part VII : Determination of Water ContentDry Density Relation Using Light Compaction 
IS 2720 : Part 8 : 1983 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 8 : Determination of Water ContentDry Density Relation Using Heavy Compaction 
IS 2720 : Part 9 : 1992 Methods of test for soils: Part 9 Determination of dry density moisture content relation by constant weight of soil method 
IS 2720 : Part 10 : 1991 Methods of test for soils: Part 10 Determination of unconfined compressive strength 
IS 2720 : Part 11 : 1993 Methods of test for soils: Part 11 Determination of the Shear Strength Parameters of a specimen tested in inconsolidated, indrained triaxial compression without the measurement of pore water pressure 
IS 2720 : Part 12 : 1981 Methods of test for soils: Part 12 Determination of shear strength parameters of soil from consolidated undrained triaxial compression test with measurement of pore water pressure 
IS 2720 : Part 13 : 1986 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 13 : Direct Shear Test 
IS 2720 : Part 14 : 1983 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 14 : Determination of Density Index (Relative Density) of Cohesionless Soils 
IS 2720 : Part XV : 1965 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XV : Determination of Consolidation Properties 
IS 2720 : Part 16 : 1987 Methods of Test for Soil – Part 16 : Laboratory Determination of CBR 
IS 2720 : Part 17 : 1986 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 17 : Laboratory Determination of Permeability 
IS 2720 : Part 18 : 1992 Methods of test for Soils – Part 18 : Determination of Field Moisture Equivalent 
IS 2720 : Part 19 : 1992 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 19 : Determination of Centrifuge Moisture Equivalent 
IS 2720 : Part 20 : 1992 Methods of test for soils: Part 20 Determination of linear shrinkage 
IS 2720 : Part XXI : 1977 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXI : Determination of Total Soluble Solids 
IS 2720 : Part 22 : 1972 Methods of test for soils: Part 22 Determination of organic matter 
IS 2720 : Part 23 : 1976 Methods of test for soils: Part 23 Determination of calcium carbonate 
IS 2720 : Part XXIV : 1976 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXIV : Determination of Cation Exchange Capacity 
IS 2720 : Part 25 : 1982 Methods of test for soils: Part 25 Determination silica sesquioxide ratio 
IS 2720 : Part 26 : 1987 Method of Test for Soils – Part 26 : Determination of pH Value 
IS 2720 : Part 27 : 1977 Methods of test for soils: Part 27 Determination of total soluble sulphates 
IS 2720 : Part 28 : 1974 Methods of test for soils: Part 28 Determination of dry density of soils inplace, by the sand replacement method 
IS 2720 : Part XXIX : 1975 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXIX : Determination of Dry Density of Soils Inplace by the Corecutter Method 
IS 2720 : Part 30 : 1980 Methods of test for soils: Part 30 Laboratory vane shear test 
IS 2720 : Part 31 : 1990 Methods of Test for Soils – Part 31 : Field Determination of California Bearing Ratio 
IS 2720 : Part 33 : 1971 Methods of test for soils: Part 33 Determination of the density in place by the ring and water replacement method 
IS 2720 : Part XXXIV : 1972 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXXIV : Determination of Density of Soil Inplace by Rubberballoon Method 
IS 2720 : Part 35 : 1974 Methods of test for soils: Part 35 Measurement of negative pore water pressure 
IS 2720 : Part 36 : 1987 Methods of test for soils: Part 36 Laboratory determination of permeability of granular soils (constant head) 
IS 2720 : Part 37 : 1976 Methods of test for soils: Part 37 Determination of sand equivalent values of soils and fine aggregates 
IS 2720 : Part 38 : 1976 Methods of test for soils: Part 38 Compaction control test (hilf method) 
IS 2720 : Part XXXIX : Sec 1 : 1977 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXXIX : Direct Shear Test for Soils Containing Gravel – Section I : Laboratory Test 
IS 2720 : Part XXXIX : Sec 2 : 1979 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XXXIX : Direct Shear Test for Soils Containing Gravel – Section 2 : InSitu Shear Test 
IS 2720 : Part XL : 1977 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XL : Determination of Free Swell Index of Soils 
IS 2720 : Part XLI : 1977 Methods of Test for Soils – Part XLI : Measurement of Swelling Pressure of Soils 
IS 2809 : 1972 Glossary of Terms and Symbols Relating to Soil Engineering 
IS 2810 : 1979 Glossary of terms relating to soil dynamics 
IS 2911 : Part 1 : Sec 1 : 1979 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 1 Driven cast insitu concrete piles 
IS 2911 : Part 1 : Sec 2 : 1979 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 2 Bored castinsitu piles 
IS 2911 : Part 1 : Sec 3 : 1979 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 Concrete piles, Section 3 Driven precast concrete piles 
IS 2911 : Part 1 : Sec 4 : 1984 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 1 concrete piles, Section 4 Bored precast concrete piles 
IS 2911 : Part 2 : 1980 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 2 Timber piles 
IS 2911 : Part 3 : 1980 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 3 Under reamed piles 
IS 2911 : Part 4 : 1985 Code of practice for design and construction of pile foundations: Part 4 Load test on piles 
IS 2950 : Part I : 1981 Code of Practice for Design and Construction of Raft Foundations – Part I : Design 
IS 2974 : Part I : 1982 Code of Practice for Design and Construction of Machine Foundations – Part I : Foundation for Reciprocating Type Machines 
IS 2974 : Part 2 : 1980 Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 2 Foundations for impact type machine (hammer foundations) 
IS 2974 : Part 3 : 1992 Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 3 Foundations for rotary type machines (Medium and high frequency) 
IS 2974 : Part 4 : 1979 Code of practice for design and construction of machine foundations: Part 4 Foundations for rotary type machines of low frequency 
IS 2974 : Part 5 : 1987 Code of practice for design and construction of machine:foundations Part 5 Foundations for impact machines other than hammers (forging and stamping press, pig breakers, drop crusher and jolter) 
IS 4091 : 1979 Code of Practice for Design and Construction of Foundations for Transmission Line Towers and Poles 
IS 4332 : Part 1 : 1967 Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 1 Methods of sampling and preparation of stabilized soils for testing 
IS 4332 : Part II : 1967 Methods of Test for Stabilized Soils – Part II : Determination of Moisture Content of Stabilized Soil Mixtures 
IS 4332 : Part 3 : 1967 Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 3 Test for determination of moisture contentdry density relation for stablized soils mixtures 
IS 4332 : Part 4 : 1968 Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 4 Wetting and drying, freezing and thawing tests for compacted soilcement mixtures 
IS 4332 : Part 5 : 1970 Methods of test for stabilizd soils: Part 5 Determination of unconfined compressive strength of stablized soils 
IS 4332 : Part VI : 1972 Methods of Test for Stabilized Soils – Part VI : Flexural Strength of Soilcement Using Simple Beam With Thirdpoint Loading 
IS 4332 : Part VII : 1973 Methods of Test for Stabilized Soils – Part VII : Determination of Cement Content of Cement Stabilized Soils 
IS 4332 : Part 8 : 1969 Methods of test for stablized soils: Part 8 Determination of lime content of lime stablized soils 
IS 4332 : Part IX : 1970 Methods of Test for Stabilized Soils – Part IX : Determination of the Bituminous Stabilizer Content of Bitumen and Tar Stabilized Soils 
IS 4332 : Part 10 : 1969 Methods of test for stabilized soils: Part 10 Test for soil/bituminous mixtures 
IS 4434 : 1978 Code of practice for insitu vane shear test for soils 
IS 4968 : Part 1 : 1976 Method for subsurface sounding for soils: Part 1 Dynamic method using 50 mm cone without betonite slurry 
IS 4968 : Part II : 1976 Method for Subsurface Sounding for Soils – Part II : Dynamic Method Using Cone and Bentonite Slurry 
IS 4968 : Part 3 : 1976 Method for subsurface sounding for soils: Part 3 Static cone penetration test 
IS 5249 : 1992 Method of test for determination of dynamic properties of soil 
IS 6403 : 1981 Code of practice for determination of bearing capacity of shallow foundations 
IS 8009 : Part I : 1976 Code of Practice for Calculation of Settlements of Foundations – Part I : Shallow Foundations Subjected to Symmetrical Static Vertical Loads 
IS 8009 : Part II : 1980 Code of Practice for Calculation of Settlement of Foundations – Part II : Deep Foundations Subjected to Symmetrical Static Vertical Loading 
IS 8763 : 1978 Guide for undistrubed sampling of sands and sandy soils 
IS 9198 : 1979 Specification for compaction rammer for soil testing 
IS 9214 : 1979 Method for determination of modulus of subgrade reaction (kvalue) of soils in the field 
IS 9259 : 1979 Specification for liquid limit apparatus for soils 
IS 9456 : 1980 Code of practice for design and construction of conical and hyperbolic paraboloidal types of shell foundations 
IS 9556 : 1980 Code of practice for design and construction of diaphragm walls 
IS 9640 : 1980 Specification for split spoon sampler 
IS 9669 : 1980 Specification for CBR moulds and its accessories 
IS 9716 : 1981 Guide for lateral dynamic load test on piles 
IS 9759 : 1981 Guidelines for dewatering during construction 
IS 10042 : 1981 Code of practice for siteinvestigations for foundation in gravel boulder deposits 
IS 10589 : 1983 Specification for equipment for determination of subsurface sounding of soils 
IS 10837 : 1984 Specification for moulds and accessories for determination of density index (relative density) of cohesionless soils 
IS 11089 : 1984 Code of practice for design and construction of ring foundation 
IS 11196 : 1985 Specification for equipment for determination of liquid limit of soils cone penetration method 
IS 11209 : 1985 Specification for mould assembly for determination of permeability of soils 
IS 11229 : 1985 Specification for shear box for testing of soils 
IS 11233 : 1985 Code of practice for design and construction of radar antenna, microwave and TV tower foundations 
IS 11550 : 1985 Code of practice for field instrumentation of swelling pressure in expansive soils 
IS 11593 : 1986 Specification for shear box (large) for testing of soils 
IS 11594 : 1985 Specification for thin walled sampling tubes and sampler heads 
IS 11629 : 1986 Code of practice for installation and operation of single point hydraulic overflow setting gauge 
IS 12023 : 1987 Code of practice for field monitoring of movement of structures using tape extensometer 
IS 12175 : 1987 Specification for rapid moisture meter for rapid determination of water content for soil 
IS 12208 : 1987 Method for measurement of earth pressure by hydraulic pressure cell 
IS 12287 : 1988 Specification for consolidometer for determination of consolidation properties 
IS 12979 : 1990 Specification for mould for determination of linear shrinkage 
IS 13094 : 1992 Guidelines for selection of ground improvement techniques for foundation in weak soils 
IS 13301 : 1992 Guidelines for vibration isolation for machine foundations 
IS 13468 : 1992 Specification for apparatus for determination of dry density of soils by core cutter method 
IS 14893 : 2001 NonDestructive Integrity Testing of Piles (NDT) – Guidelines 
IS 15284 : Part 1 : 2003 Design and Construction for Ground Improvement – Guidelines – Part 1 : Stone Columns 
IS 15284 : Part 2 : 2004 Design and Construction for Ground Improvement – Guidelines – Part 2 : Preconsolidation Using Vertical Drains 
