Department of Civil Engineering

Department Overview

The Department of Civil Engineering was started in 2011. In the first year of its undergraduate program, the student intake was 60, and it has since been increased to 120, effective for the academic years 2013-14 and onwards. The postgraduate programme in Transportation Engineering will commence in the coming academic year 2014-15.

Civil Engineering is one of the most versatile and diverse fields of engineering that encompasses the areas of geotechnical sciences, surveying, planning, structural design, environmental engineering, hydraulics, transportation engineering, hydrology, construction technology and more. It is one of the oldest disciplines of engineering that deals with design and construction.

The Department of Civil Engineering is committed to research and development. The department strives to give budding civil technocrats exposure to the challenges of this profession and give them the tools to build the future of our nation.

Accreditation, Approvals and Recognition:
The Department of Civil Engineering is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and is permanently affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum in Karnataka.



To become one of the most preferred destinations in the country for producing competent professionals required for the diverse demands in the field of civil engineering.



  1. Develop sufficient laboratory facilities capable of providing hands-on experience in both laboratory and field scale studies.
  2. Create a teaching staff resource which is a good mixture of people with industrial, academic and R&D background.
  3. Regularly engage with other departments of the institute to develop collaborative activities through interdisciplinary student and staff projects, technical workshops, conferences and the like.
  4. Associate and partner with construction companies, land developers, construction equipment and material manufacturing industries and R&D labs.
  5. Become institutional members of Builders’ Association of India (BIA), Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (ACCE) and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – UK.
  6. Develop partnerships with GOs &NGOs working in the field of sustainable practices for water management, energy management, waste management, low-cost rural and urban housing and the like.

Programme Education Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Our students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in surveying, planning, supervising, supporting project management, analysis and design tasks in the construction industry.
  2. Our students will be able to demonstrate the ability to engage and lead a work force consisting of illiterate, unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled human resource.
  3. Our students who intend to pursue higher studies will be able to succeed in competitive exams like, IES, GATE, GRE and GMAT.
  4. Those of our students who intend to become entrepreneurs in the construction industry sector will have acquired adequate basic knowledge of the industry, including construction contracts management.


Undergraduate Program

B.E. | Civil Engineering

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Department Infrastructure


Hydraulics & Hydralulic Machinery Lab


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