Building is defined as that construction which has walls, columns, floor, ceiling, doors, windows, ventilators, stair case, lift and other related components. One of the main job of civil engineer is to construct building and the construction supervisor posted at job site should have the capability to understand full and clearly the instructions needed for this as well as he is responsible for getting the job done accordingly, by the skilled, semiskilled and unskilled laborers.


With the rise in civil construction works today there is huge demand of construction supervisor keeping this in mind NIOS has designed the course of ‘Construction Supervision (Civil)’. This is a certificate course of six months duration.


The objective of the program is to develop well trained Manpower in the area of construction management at middle level.


This is a multi skill development program which will make you know about variety of skills and will make you fully capable to do service or manage your own trade.

Medium of Instruction

Hindi or English

Entry Level

10th pass

Course Duration

Six months

Essential Course Duration

240 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 12,500/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Duration (in Hrs.)
Theory Practical
1 Construction supervision 100 200
  Total Duration 300 Hours
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Construction supervision 2 2.5 30 70 - 100
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Construction supervision 50 50 - 50