The aims and objectives of the Association are:
4.01 To promote the general advancement of the science and practice of Structural Engineering in India.
4.02 To promote the interests and enhance the status of the Structural Engineering profession in India.
4.03 To represent the Structural Engineering profession within India and abroad.
4.04 To promote professional interests, rights and privileges of Structural Engineers.
4.05 To facilitate exchange of information relating to Structural Engineering among its members and to spread knowledge and information connected with Structural Engineering by arranging lectures / discussions, by correspondence, by holding of conferences, by the publication of papers/periodicals / journals/ books/ circulars / maps, etc, by encouraging research work, by the formation of a library or libraries, and by the collection of models/ designs/ drawings / other articles of interest in Structural Engineering.
4.06 To provide facilities for working professional structural engineers to upgrade their knowledge as well as their analytical skills and design skills.
4.07 To arrange Refresher/Continuing Education Courses for working/practicing structural engineers.
4.08 To organize lectures to expose working/practicing structural engineers to the latest developments in Structural Engineering.
4.09 To create, establish and maintain a “Centre of Excellence” in Structural Engineering.
4.10 To establish and maintain a library of latest books, journals and other periodicals on Structural Engineering from all over the world and to disseminate relevant information in the form of abstracts of interest to structural engineers in India.
4.11 To give the Parliament, the State Legislatures, the Government of India, the State Governments, the Municipal Corporations and other public bodies, facilities for conferring with and ascertaining the views of Structural Engineers as regards matters directly or indirectly affecting engineering, and to confer with any of these bodies and others.
4.12 To sponsor research on problems relevant to Structural Engineering or make grants of money, books, equipments for promoting education and research in Structural Engineering.
4.13 To promote the adoption of equitable forms of contracts and other documents used in the practice of Structural Engineering profession.
4.14 To encourage the settlement of disputes by conciliation, mediation or arbitration, and recommend or nominate conciliators, mediators and arbitrators.
4.15 To frame and maintain a Code of Professional Ethics and to ensure its observance through self regulatory measures
4.16 To borrow or raise or secure the money required for the purpose of the Association in such manner and on such terms as the Association may deem fit, and to secure the same or the repayment and performance of all other things which are incidental or which the Association may think conducive to the attainment of the aims and objectives of the Association.
4.17 To confer and cooperate with institutions and organizations and others engaged in activities having aims and objectives similar to those of the Association.
4.18 To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any property and any rights or privileges which the Association may consider necessary or convenient, and in particular any lands, buildings or works, and build, maintain and alter any building or works of the Association.
4.19 To sell, let, mortgage, dispose of or turn to account all or any of the property, rights or privileges of the Association.
4.20 To undertake and execute any trusts which may lawfully be undertaken by the Association and may be conducive to the attainment of its aims & objectives.
4.21 To invest and deal with the moneys of the Association not immediately required for its purposes, in or upon such investments, securities or property as may be thought fit for the benefit of the Association.
4.22 To establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of any charitable or benevolent association or institution and to subscribe or guarantee money for charitable or benevolent purposes in any way connected with the purposes of the Association or calculated to further its aims & objectives.
4.23 To hold meetings of its members and the Governing Council to frame rules of business from time to time for the conduct of the business of the Association and to maintain books, hire people and establish one or more offices, branches, sub-divisions and agencies in furtherance of the aims and objectives of the Association.
4.24 To do all such other lawful acts and things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.
4.25 To acquire such assets as may be necessary to further the aims and objectives of the Association and to dispose them off in any manner deemed fit.
4.26 To mobilize resources for the Association by way of subscriptions, donations, grants, and the like.