To equip and enrich the students for the requirements of the Industry, the Civil Engineering curriculum is designed to integrate the industry 4.o courses like AI, Data Analytics, 3D printing, IoT, BIM with the core domains like Surveying, Structures, Environmental, Water Resources, Transportation, Geotechnical and Construction Management.

Career Prospects
A career as a civil engineer offers several lucrative job avenues in government, public & private sectors.

  • Junior Engineer/Design Engineer in construction industries, infrastructure projects, underground utilities, water and environmental solutions, geotechnical, calamities and mitigations.
  • BIM Engineer/Modeller in Construction Industries.
  • GIS Engineer/Developer in Infrastructure projects.
  • Research fellows in research organizations and funded projects.
  • Entrepreneur/Contractor/Consulting engineer.

Planning and execution of turnpike projects involving construction of buildings, bridges, airports, dams, etc, involves Structural Engineers. Structural Engineers are specialized in particular fields, such as bridge engineering, building engineering, industrial structures etc. The curriculum of the program is well drafted to meet the trends of the growing infrastructure. Experts from Industry, Academics, alumni and employers feed in their inputs for the development of the curriculum content.

Curriculum Highlights

  • The curriculum is based on inputs from industry advisory board and feedback from student’s alumni, employers and educational experts.
  • Industry offered courses from L & T is incorporated in the curriculum
  • Involvement of Students in funded projects and consultancy activities.
  • Projects in collaboration with research centres and industries.

Career Prospects

  • A career as a structural engineer offers several lucrative job avenues in government, public & private sectors.
  • Construction designer/Structural consultant/BIM manager in construction industries, infrastructure projects.
  • Research fellows in research organizations like CSIR-SERC, CLRI, BARC and in projects funded by GoI.
  • Entrepreneur/Contractor/Consulting engineer.
  • PEO I: To empower the students by providing quality education in the field of structural engineering with social responsibility.
  • PEO II: To impart the skills by appropriate training in the area of advanced structural analysis and design.
  • PEO III: To expose them to perform quality research to undertake research projects and consultancy works to fulfill the societal needs.

Graduates will have ability to:

  • PO 1: An ability to independently carryout research / investigation and development work to solve practical problems.
  • PO 2: An ability to write and present a substantial technical report / document
  • PO 3: An ability to operate advanced engineering tools for the critical analysis, to solve structural engineering problems
  • PO 4: An ability to design the structural systems by satisfying the safety and sustainability requirements in order to meet the societal needs.

Environmental and Water Resources Engineering deals to settle the issues of water, air, and land in accordance with the need for a sustainable environment through which clean India Mission and development of smart cities can be implemented by the integrated interdisciplinary projects.

Career Opportunities

  • Government sectors such as State Pollution Control Boards (PCB), Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Public Works Department (PWD), Water Supply and Drainage Board
  • Industries and research organisations like NEERI, CWRDM, CLRI AND CSIR.
  • Private sectors

The Department of Civil Engineering offers both full time and part time Ph.D programmes in all major areas of Civil Engineering. Ph.D Research activities are carried out in the thrust areas of Water and WasteWater Treatment, Low Cost Building Materials, Optimization of Structural Elements Using Genetic Algorithm and Neural Networks, Behavior of Concrete materials under elevated temperature, Lateral Load behaviour of Tall Buildings, Advanced Building Materials, Earthquake resistant structures, Low cost alternate wall system, Confining of infill Masonry walls, Water quality prediction modelling, GIS in Watershed Management and Infrastructure Development, Application of Isotope in Water Resources, Bio-fuel Cells, Change deduction analysis of Urban area using GIS, Remote Sensing, Groundwater flow and contaminant transport, Nanotechnology in Water and Waste Water Treatment, Hydrological Modelling, Climate studies , Air Pollution,

The department has faculty from IITs, NITs, and leading international universities to guide the research scholars and has excellent research facilities for conducting research. In addition to generous funding for research by the university, the school also receives external grants from DST and other prestigious agencies.

The faculty regularly publishes their research work in peer reviewed international journals and conferences. The department frequently conducts national level and international level conferences/seminars to enhance academic and research interaction among researchers.