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Civil Department was started in the year 2002 with a sanctioned intake of 90 students. Our department has highly qualified and motivated staff members. Most of our staff members are doing research activities.

The mission of the Civil Engineering Department is to explore the possibility of making use of waste products and materials available in abundance as substitute for building materials to economize the construction and thereby increase the affordability and sustenance of environment.

Our vision is to train students in civil engineering to build a capacity and quality in them, to think designing and constructing safe habitat and to create better environment for the common man to lead a quality life.


  • Response to the needs of the Community
    We train the students to handle socially relevant projects which benefits user community in terms of developing methodology to repair and rehabilitate distressed structures and buildings of the community as it has become a wide spread problem faced by the community. Further, the students are trained to address the problem & caused by the natural calamities such as Tsunamis, Cyclones, Earthquakes, etc.

  • Extension and awareness programmes
    At present the developmental and industrial activities in and around the city is causing much degradation to the environment in terms of air pollution, water pollution and noise pollution. In order to ameliorate the situation and create awareness among the public organization of camps in the locality has been contemplated with the participation of the students.

  • Diversity and Flexibility of Curriculum, Credit based curriculum, Tutorials, Special classes for weak students.

  • Redesign Courses (relevant to regional and national needs), Courses designed are approved by the Board of Studies and later by Academic council.

  • Feed-back from Academic Peers (Review / Redesign)