IIT Kanpur eMasters Degree Program

e-Masters in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management

Prepare and equip yourself with skills in green construction, project planning, and risk management for a successful career in the construction industry.

  • No GATE Score
  • Support for placement and facilitation of incubation at Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre, IIT Kanpur
  • Earn Masters Degree
    without leaving your job
  • Top Faculty from Dept. of Civil Engineering

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Key Highlights of IIT Kanpur e-Masters Degree

  • SelectionBased on academic and professional background and test, interview where necessary. No GATE required.
  • High Impact Format Weekend-only Live interactive sessions coupled with self-paced learning.
  • Executive Friendly Schedule Learn while you earn, with the flexibility to complete the program between 1 to 3 years.
  • Career Advancement and Networking Support for placement and facilitation of incubation at IIT Kanpur's Incubation Centre.
  • IIT Kanpur Alumni Status Become an IIT Kanpur alumni with access to all the alumni privileges.
  • Credits Transfer Waiver of upto 60 credits for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur.

Admission Process

  • Application
    Register with Mobile Number
    Submit Details
    Remit Application Fee
    Upload Documents
    Application Deadline - 12th May
  • Selection
    Application Review
    Selection Test
  • Admission

Class Start - January 2024

* Selection test differs for every programme

e-Masters in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management Overview

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The Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management program offered by IIT Kanpur is a comprehensive course designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to manage sustainable construction projects. The program covers green building materials, energy-efficient design, renewable energy systems, project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and risk management. Students will also learn about environmental management, legal and regulatory frameworks, and sustainability consulting. The course is designed to prepare professionals for careers in the construction industry as project managers, construction managers, and sustainability consultants. The program emphasizes practical training and hands-on experience to ensure graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of sustainable construction projects.

Graduation Ceremony at IIT Kanpur Campus


  • Get an eMasters Degree from IIT Kanpur
  • Become a part of IIT Kanpur's alumni network
  • Learn from a leading research faculty group
  • Receive mentorship and career support from the IIT Kanpur placement cell
  • Incubation support for promising startup initiatives
  • Opportunity to forge a meaningful network with diverse professionals


  • Priyanka Ghosh
    Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Research Expertise: Bearing Capacity of Foundations, Numerical Analysis, Retaining walls and Earth Pressure Theory, Pullout Resistance of Anchors, Stability of Slopes
  • Tarun Gupta
    Ph.D., Harvard University
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Research Expertise: Development of instruments for aerosol measurement, Engineering control of particles in ambient and indoor settings, Physico-chemical characterization of atmospheric pollutants formation of secondary organic aerosol, Personal exposure assessment and health effects of inhaled particles, Source apportionment of air pollution formation and control of engine exhaust emissions, and risk assessment.
  • Sudib Kumar Mishra
    Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Research Expertise: Stochastic, Reliability-Based and Robust Optimization of Structures, Reliability and Safety Assessment of Structures, Passive Devices for Seismic Vibration Control, Damage Detection and Health monitoring of Structures, Computational Modeling of Smart, Self-Healing Materials and Structures, Multiscale, Multiphysics Modeling in Mechanics and Materials
  • Rajesh Sathiyamoorthy
    Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Research Expertise: Numerical and Physical Modelling Technique, Environmental Geotechnology, Ground Improvement Techniques, Unsaturated and Fundamental Soil Mechanics, Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Kallol Mondal
    Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Professor, Department of MSE

    Research Expertise: Corrosion/oxidation behavior of metallic glass, nanocrystalline alloys, steels and Magnesium alloys, Phase transformations, Development of high toughness low cost steels, Nanoporous metal and ceramics template
  • K. V. Harish
    Ph.D., Clemson University
    Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

    Research Expertise:Microstructure of Cement-based Materials, Material Characterization Techniques, Advanced Cementitious Materials, Sustainable Construction Materials, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures, Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Materials and Processes
  • Indrajit Mukherjee
    Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    Professor, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay

  • Mr. Bibhas Bhowmik
    M.Tech, IIT Delhi
    Project Management Consultant of Fluor Daniel India Pvt Limited,
    Simplicity Studios Co. Ltd. (simplicitystudios.in) and Ex ADNOC and QP,
    EIL; MW Kellogg London

  • Mr. Sanjib Dutta
    M.Tech, IIT Delhi
    Head-Tendering and Contracts, L&T Ltd., Mumbai

e-Masters in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management Curriculum


eMasters in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management will be offered as a 60-credit program delivered over 12 modules of 5 credits each. The modules are categorized into Compulsory (C) and Projects (P) and participants need to study the compulsory courses and undertake projects, following the 10C + 2P (1 compulsory project + 1 elective /selective) structure.

  • Green Construction for Sustainable Built Environment

    Value Engineering

    Vibration Analysis and Mitigation

  • Environmental Geotechnology

    Corrosion in Engineering Materials and Prevention

    Costing, Cost Monitoring and Cost Control in Infrastructure Project

  • Quality and Safety Management in Construction Practices

    Material Science Aspects of Modern Concrete

    Project – I

  • Quantitative Methods in Project Management

    Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Infrastructure Project

    Project – II
    Contract Management and Administration

Detailed Curriculum

Immersive Learning Format

  • Live Interactive Sessions & Guest Lectures
  • Case study-based Learning
  • Projects
  • Periodic Assessments
  • Online Examination
  • Campus Visit
  • Online LIVE and self-paced sessions are delivered through AI-powered iPearl.ai
  • Live interaction as per the faculty availability
  • Apply learnings through projects while working in teams and establish a peer network
  • Final module-level exams will be conducted online
  • Opportunity to meet experts and experience the IITK campus during campus visits


  • Eligibility criteria: Bachelor's degree (4 years program) in Civil / Structural / Construction / Allied Engineering and Architecture disciplines with at least 55% marks or 5.5/10 CPI.
  • 2 years of work experience (an applicant need not be currently employed to be eligible).

e-Masters in Sustainable Construction Practices and Project Management: Fees

Application fee ₹1500 (to be paid during application submission)

Fee structure for candidates opting to complete the program in 1 year.

Details Amount
Registration Fee
To be paid within 1 week of selection
Admission Fee
To be paid to complete enrollment
Module Fee
To be paid at the beginning of every quarter based on no. of modules selected
(Total 12 Modules)
₹45,000 per module
Quarter Fee*
To be paid at the beginning of every quarter
₹15,000 per quarter
Total Fee ₹8,00,000

*For every additional quarter, fees of Rs 15,000 will be applicable.
For Example

Candidates opting to complete the program in 5 quarters need to pay an additional fee of ₹15,000

Candidates opting to complete the program in 11 quarters need to pay an additional fee of ₹1,05,000

All other fees remain the same.

Fee paid are non-refundable and non-transferable

Frequently Asked Questions

Quarter I

  • Green Construction for Sustainable Built Environment
    To learn about various features/parameters of our built environment focusing largely on buildings that affect our environment and what are the best practices in terms of building construction, material and energy savings that can ensure sustainable infrastructure and general well-being of the residents.
  • Value Engineering
    With increasing emphasis now being placed on cost improvement in both industry and government, Value Engineering has become a much-needed management tool and technique than ever before. This course is being offered towards meeting this need of key management technique and the major contributor for improving our product leadership and cost effectiveness.
  • Vibration Analysis and Mitigation
    To introduce the basic components of analysis of vibration in mechanical systems. Designing against vibration induced loading and reduction of vibration. Familiarity with case studies involving instrumentation and field measurements will also be kept in mind.

Quarter II

  • Environmental Geotechnology
    To learn concepts of environmental technology leading to the planning and disposal of waste in engineered landfills involving geosynthetic materials.
  • Corrosion in Engineering Materials and Prevention
    The course emphasizes on the need for understanding the corrosion in materials from scientific and engineering perspectives. After briefly covering the thermodynamics and kinetics of corrosion, engineering corrosion aspects will be discussed by citing several examples of corrosion failures and ways to protect the material for corrosion mitigation. The course also explores the corrosion aspect of engineering materials used in civil engineering and structures. Finally, failure analysis of structures under exposure to corrosives and how to decide the protection methods will be addressed.
  • Costing, Cost Monitoring and Cost Control in Infrastructure
    To understand fundamentals of costing in infrastructure project, methods of cost monitoring and cost control in infrastructure projects (with some case studies) & understanding dynamics between Cost vs Cash Flow vs Working Capital management in an infrastructure project (with live case studies)

Quarter III

  • Quality and Safety Management in Construction Practices
    To learn in details about the concepts of quality control including ISO 9000 family of standards, third-party certification, QC in construction and large projects; Construction Hazards, Human factors in construction safety, SIMOP ( Simultaneous Operation ) and Constructability review; Occupational health and safety, Problem areas in construction safety, Job-site safety assessment, Safety planning, Safety audit, Legal issues in quality and safety (issuing NCR – Non Conformance Report and it’s classifications); Regulatory framework, Labour laws, Compensation, Training, Audit, Management practices, Safety planning, PPE, Construction accidents: nature, causes, investigation and reporting accidents, Steel fabrication and erection practices.
  • Material Science Aspects of Modern Concrete
    To introduce the scientific aspects of concrete, using empirical models and results from scientific techniques to understand the microstructural changes that happen inside concrete during property development. This course will facilitate a better understanding of modern concrete in a coherent fundamental manner instead of an arbitrary way, providing approaches for the development of new products related to cement-based materials; Understanding deterioration mechanisms of cracked concrete due to durability Crack inspection of concrete members in buildings and other concrete structures, and Quality control, maintenance, and assurance process.
  • Project – I

Quarter IV

  • Quantitative Methods in Project Management
    To equip students with quantitative methods useful for project management. The tutorial in the course will help prepare students to develop the necessary skills required for analyzing and solving various real-life project management-related problems.
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Infrastructure Project
    To understand the Risks associated with Infrastructure Projects in India from Contractor’s perspective and mitigation measures during Pre-Bid stage and Execution Stage
  • Project – II (or) Contract Management and Administration
    To learn Basic Terminologies Issued in Engineering Contracts in FEED and EPC Projects, Understanding of EPC Project Contract Preparation and Invitation to Tender as per FIDIC style. Type of Engineering Projects Contracts. Risk involved with NEC CONTRACTS. Pre-Contract Management and Post Contract Management. Arbitration and Conciliation

Project I and II
The participants would work under the supervision of an identified mentor. A suitable topic relevant for the program would be identified based on the mutual consultation by the participant with the program coordinator/instructor. A report template and timeline for the project would be provided at the time of registration. The project will be evaluated by the committee based on the relevance of the problem statement, the methodological approach, the outcome, the literature review and the quality of the manuscript, including language, formatting, etc.
Project II would be the extension of Project I. Continuation of project, from project I to Project II, would depend on the performance of project I.

Project – I: At least six modules to be completed to register for Project – I

Project – I is the prerequisite of Project – II

Project – II should be the continuation of Project – I

To register in Project – II, one needs to secure “A” grade in Project – I

About IIT Kanpur

Established in 1959 by the Government of India, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is a globally acclaimed university for world-class education and research in science, engineering, management and humanities. We aim to provide leadership in technological innovation for the growth of India.

  • Ranked 1st in Innovation, 4th in Engineering and 5th in Overall Category by NIRF 2023
  • Built on world-class academic research culture
  • Offers various undergraduate, post-graduate, integrated, and research programs in the field of engineering, science, management, and design

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