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The Indira Gandhi National Open University was established in 1985.

The University is one of the top University for Distance Programs.

It is approved to AICTE and UGC.

The University is recognized to DEC.

As you want to take admission in B.Tech Civil Engineering Program at the University, so here I am providing the following information:

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in 12th Standard with Science Discipline from any recognized board.

Admission in based on Entrance Test conducted by the University.

Duration: 4 Years

IGNOU B.Tech Civil Engineering Program Syllabus

Semester I
Engineering Maths ‐ I
Engineering Chemistry
Material Science
Basic Electronics
Basic Thermodynamics
Engineering Graphics
Engineering Chemistry Lab
Material Science Lab
Basic Electronics Engg. Lab
Workshop Practice‐II


Algebra (infinite series): Convergence and divergence of Infinite series, Geometric series test, Positive term series, p‐series test, [Comparison test, D'Alembert's ratio test, Cauchy's root test (Radical test), Integral test, Raabe's test, Logarithmic test, Gauss's test] (without proofs), Alternating series and Leibnitz's rule, Power series, Radius and Interval of convergence.

Differential calculus: Introduction to limits and indeterminate forms, Partial Differentiation and Its geometrical interpretation. Homogenous function, Euler’s theorem and its extension. Total differentials, Composite function, Jacoblan, Errors and Increments, Taylor's and Maclaurln's Infinite series, Curve tracing (Cissiod, Astroid, Cycloid, Folium of Descartes', Cardiod and Equiangular spiral), Maxima and minima of functions of two variables, Method of undetermined multipliers

Integral calculus: Quadrature, Rectification, Surface and Volume of revolution for simple curves, Double Integrals and their applications, Change of order of Integration, Triple Integrals and their applications, Change of variables.

Vector calculus: Differentiation of vectors, curves in space, velocity and acceleration, relative velocity and acceleration, Scalar and vector point functions, Vector operator del, gradient, divergence and curl with their physical Interpretations, Formulae Involving gradient, divergence and curl, Line, surface and volume Integrals, Theorems of Green, Stokes and Gauss (without proofs) and their verifications and applications, Irrotational and Solenoidal fields.

Lubricants: Introduction, Mechanisms of lubrication, Types and selection of lubricants, properties and different methods for testing of lubricating oils and greases

Corrosion and its Control: Introduction, Types of corrosion, Mechanisms of corrosion, factors affecting corrosion & different techniques for corrosion control

Polymers: Introduction, Effect of polymer structure on properties, Moulding of plastics into articles, Conducting polymers: preparation, types, properties and applications

Composite Materials: Introduction, Classification, constituents of composites, preparation of phenolic composites and their characterization, Fiber reinforced composites, Important types and failures of fiber reinforced composites, Advantages and applications of composites.

Fuels and Combustion: Introduction, classification, Coal: classification and analysis, Nuclear fuels: sources, mass‐defect, Breeder reactor, Fuel Cells

Water and its treatment: Introduction, water softening, domestic / industrial water treatment, Purification of water through Ion‐exchange method, BOD, COD and treatment of Sewage

Instrumentation Techniques: Introduction to UV‐VIS & IR spectrophotometry, NMR & MS spectroscopy, SEM, X‐RD, TGA/DTA and GC

Contact Details
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Maidan Garhi, IGNOU Rd, New Delhi, DL 110068 ‎
Tele: 011 2957 1000



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Default Re: Civil Engineering Degree from IGNOU

Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management (BTCM) is designed to provide training and continuing education.


Candidate should have three-year Diploma in Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Computer/ Architecture/ Chemical Engineering from a recognized polytechnic or its equivalent.

Program detail:

Minimum Duration: 4 Years
Maximum Duration: 10 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 20,000

Course structure:

First semester:
Course Name
Engineering Mechanics
Principles of Electrical Sciences
Systems Methods
Computer Applications
Materials Science
Engineering Materials
Soil Mechanics
Foundation Engineering

Second semester:
Course Name
Building Architecture
Planning & Construction of Buildings
Design Detailing
Quantity Surveying & Evaluation
Operation and Maintenance of Construction Equipment
Construction Works Supervision
Repair and Maintenance of Buildings
Principles of Engineering Management & Economics
Construction Management-I
Concrete Technology & Construction Techniques
Testing for Quality Control (Elective-I)
Mechanical Equipment in Construction (Elective-I)
Laboratory-I (ADCM)

Third Semester:

Course Name
Mechanics of Fluid
Mathematics -III
Engineering Thermodynamics
Strength of Materials
Flow in Open Channel
Structural Analysis
Computer Programming & Numerical Methods
Technical Writing

Fourth semester:

Course Name
Pollutants & Water Supply
Transportation & Traffic Engineering
Structural Design-I
Structural Design-II
Construction Management-II
Elementary Hydrology
Hydraulic Structures
Building Services
Inventory & Stores Management
Laboratory-II (ET 574)


Ignou Rd, Maidan Garhi, Chhatarpur
New Delhi, Delhi 110030 ‎


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