The course fee is Rs. 12,500/- (Rupees Twelve Thousand Five Hundred Only) per participant. It includes course material, lunch, and tea breaks. The fee is payable in advance by a crossed draft in favor of Conference Account IIT Gandhinagar, payable at Ahmedabad, or via online transfer at the account details given in registration form.

The students and faculty of civil engineering may request a discount in course fee.

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Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to abreast the participants A) with fundamentals and contemporary topics on expectations from Geotechnical Investigations for design of structures. B) International best practices. At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:

  • Have an overall understanding about guidelines and requirements for geotechnical investigations for design of all types of structures such as buildings and bridges and Infrastructural facilities including transport, power, petrochemical, harbors and airports etc, to enable them to plan and direct the construction activity appropriately.
  • Have a clear understanding of how to asses and interpret geotechnical investigation report to be able to execute a safe and economical design.

Course Faculty

The course will be conducted by

Prof. V.S. Raju, (Distinguished Honorary Professor, IIT Gandhinagar, Former Director, IIT Delhi, and Dean IIT Madras).
Prof. Ajanta Sachan, IIT Gandhinagar
Prof. Amit Prashant, IIT Gandhinagar


• Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate.

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