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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ online course is a study about the aspects of design structures in concrete provided by the Swayam online education platform by the ministry of education in India. The course on concrete design structures is a National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning(NPTEL) online course developed by the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.

This faculty development program for the students pursuing civil engineering and architecture is held for twelve weeks. The course educator for the online program is Prof. Nirjhar Dhang from the department of civil engineering at IIT Kharagpur. This postgraduate-level course is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education and allows the students to earn three credits. The ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ training program is part of the civil engineering and structural design domains. The students will receive the course certificate with NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur logos.

The Highlights

  • Twelve weeks program
  • Free course training
  • Core course
  • IIT faculty
  • AICTE approved course 
  • Postgraduate level program
  • Three credits 
  • Course completion certificate
  • NPTEL and IIT logos

Programme Offerings

  • Course Modules
  • videos
  • Lectures
  • Books
  • references
  • assignments
  • Final Exam
  • Three credits
  • Free course access
  • Course Completion Certificate.

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 1000yesIIT Kharagpur

The ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ classes are offered free of charge for the students of this program but the students will have to pay for the exam registration to get the certificate.

Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures fee structure

DescriptionAmount in INR
Course FeeNil
Exam FeeRs 1000

Eligibility Criteria

Certificate Qualifying details

The students who wish to receive the certificate must have a minimum average score of 10/25 (25%) in 8 out of 12 assignments and 30/75 (75%) in the certification exam adding to a final score of 40/100 to qualify for the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ course certificate.

What you will learn

Designing skillsMathematical skillCivil Engineering skillsKnowledge of engineering

The ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ syllabus is framed for students to know in detail about the designing of the concrete structures. The students will develop their knowledge in the aspects such as the following,

  • Sheer, bending and axial forces are put together to form the constitutive elements of the structure. 
  • The threshold for collapse and serviceability
  • Various techniques for design

Who it is for

The ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ certification program is designed for the students pursuing their studies in civil engineering and architecture. It also helps the practice engineers in this domain such as civil engineers and architects.

Admission Details

The course admission for the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ online training course is done by registering online through the Swayam website.

Step 1: Go to the course page on the website using the link,

Step 2: Click on the ‘Register/Sign-In’ link on the details page.

Step 3: Enter the relevant information and complete the registration.

Application Details

The students applying for the course are required to fill in the registration form with their name, phone number, email address, and other details or could sign in using their Google or Facebook ID.

The Syllabus

Evaluation process

  • The students of the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ online training will have to take the final proctored certification exam and clear the exam with a minimum of 30/75 (75%) to become eligible for the course certificate.
  • The exam registration and payment is done through the website


IIT Kharagpur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: What is the duration of this ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ online program?

This course is conducted for twelve weeks.

2: Which institute offers the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ NPTEL online course?

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur offers the course provided by Swayam.

3: What are the prerequisites to attend ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ classes?

There are no prerequisites for this course.

4: Can I access the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ online program for free?

Yes, the course is provided free for the candidates of this program.

5: How many credits will I earn after the ‘Design Of Reinforced Concrete Structures’ certification course completion?

You can get three-course credit points.


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