About the Department

The Department of Civil Engineering offers undergraduate program to meet the demand for quality Civil Engineers with emphasis on fundamental theory and practice in Civil Engineering. The department has highly qualified faculty and excellent infrastructure facilities like state of the art laboratories, class rooms with modern teaching aids. The Department is also proud to have a Distinguished Visiting Professor, Dr. M. V. Ramanamurthy, Scientist G & Head, ICMAM under AICTE- INAE, distinguished visiting professorship scheme.

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 In addition to Teaching and Instruction, the faculty are also engaged in active research with an aim to generate innovative concepts and ideas or apply the existing technologies to new applications. The Department also undertake industrial consultancy work and also organizes Conferences / Workshop for professional interaction.

Experts from industry are regularly invited to present lectures and to interact with students and faculty. Students gain practical experience from field visits to industries, dams and irrigation structures, construction sites. Industry representatives visit the campus to recruit students finishing their degrees. The Department strives to provide additional support for securing employment with core companies.

Major Events & Achievements

  • Civil Students participated in the world’s largest Hackathon organized by MHRD & AICTE, the team secured the fourth place in the country.
  • Department has achieved 100% Placement in the year 2019.
  • As an industry collaborative Civil Department has signed MoU with various industries like Builders Association of India (BAI), National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR), KKM Soft Pvt Ltd., on staff training and student training and research on development of new products.
  • The Department has exclusive Autodesk Centre of Excellence which is intended to impart knowledge and skills on various Autodesk software to our graduates.
  • Student chapter of Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) & Indian Plumbing Association (IPA) has been formed for active learning which helps the students to actively participate and organize events in relevant fields.

Vision & Mission

Vision

The Department of Civil Engineering strives to become a competent academic centre for quality education in the areas of civil engineering and research and to produce professionally skillful civil engineers to meet the demands of the society.

Mission

Our vision is supported by our four-fold mission statement:

  • Impart high quality education through innovative teaching-learning process.
  • Establish state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitate skill development in cutting-edge technologies and research.
  • Inculcate students with innovative thinking, ethical principles, leadership skills and entrepreneurial
    capabilities.
  • Enhance the competency and knowledge of the faculty in the emerging areas of technology in the domain of civil
    engineering.

Programme Educational Objectives

The graduates will:

  • Excel as successful professionals in various engineering disciplines
  • Have a successful career in research and development, design, testing and manufacturing in civil industries
  • Provide efficient solutions for real world problems using contemporary tools
  • Exhibit ethical values, professional attitude and engage in lifelong learning

Programme Outcomes

Engineering graduates will be able to:

  • Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • Design / Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • Modern Tool Usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Lifelong Learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Program Specific Objectives(PSOs)

The graduates will:

  • PSO 1:Analyse, design and solve complex problems in structural, environmental, and foundation engineering as per codal provisions
  • PSO 2:Identify sustainable construction materials, techniques and practices for civil engineering construction
  • PSO 3:Use latest software tools to plan, analyse and design civil engineering structures.
Programmes Offered
UG (Under Graduate) Curriculum
B.E. – Civil Engineering – 4 Years
Faculty Members
Dr.V.Vandhana Devi HOD Civil, received “Young Achiever Award” by Institute of Exploring Advances in Engineering, IEAE 2018 in May 2018.
Value Added Courses

Value Added Programmes Organized

Academic Year: 2022-2023

Sl. No Name of the Value added Programme Year of Offering No of Students Completing the course
1 Architectural Planning and Modelling of buildings as per By-Laws using AutoCAD 2022 22
2 Analysis and Design of Structures using STAAD Pro. 2022 23

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Sl. No Name of the Value added Programme Year of Offering No of Students Completing the course
1 Architectural Planning and Modelling of buildings as per By-Laws using AutoCAD 2020 20
2 Building Information Modelling using Revit Architecture 2020 16
3 Analysis and Design of Structures using STAAD Pro. 2020 54

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Sl. No

Name of the Value added Programme

Year of Offering

No of Students Completing the course

1 Structural Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures using Staad Pro

2019

58

2 Building Information Modelling using Revit Architecture

2019

54

3 Town Planning using Auto CADD 2D and 3D

2019

15

Academic Year: 2018-2019

Sl. No

Name of the Value added Programme

Year of Offering

No of Students Completing the course

1 Planning and Designing of a Residential Building using Auto CADD

2018

58

2 Building Information Modelling using Revit Architecture

2018

65

3 Structural Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures using Staad Pro

2018

94

Academic Year: 2017-2018

Sl. No

Name of the Value added / Certificate /diploma course

Year of Offering

No of Students Completing the course

1  Planning and designing of commercial and residential building

2017

68

2  Building Information Modelling

2017

112

Academic Year: 2015-2016

Sl. No

Name of the Value added / Certificate /diploma course

Year of Offering

No of Students Completing the course

1 Revit Architecture

2015

51

Academic Year: 2014-2015

Sl. No

Name of the Value added / Certificate /diploma course

Year of Offering

No of Students Completing the course

1 Auto CADD

2015

47

2 Staad Pro

2015

30

Department Events
KCG Civil Engineering Graduates for Successfully Completing Internships in Construction Companies

 

The Department of Civil Engineering organized a polytechnic connect event “Hands-on Training on Total Station” on 24th February 2022. About 71 polytechnic students attended the Hands-on Training program.

 

MOU signing with Mr.Karthikeyan Associates
Interzone Boxing Champion Go Green Event
Student asking questions to panelist during the panel discussion
Final year Civil Students Learning the Roadwork Construction
Seminar on I Save Water by Indian Plumbing Association Guest Lecture on Modern Surveying Equipment Guest Lecture on Geotechnical Investigations and Career Opportunities
Seminar on Entrepreneurship in construction industry Seminar on ‘Coastal Protection Structures’ Seminar on ‘Entrepreneurship in Construction Industry’
Seminar on ‘Building Plan approval process’ FDP on “Limit State Design of Steel Structures” FDP on “Limit State Design of Steel Structures”
Webinar Series
Career Prospects

Career in Government Sector:

In Central Government sectors as Assistant Engineer through IES, Junior Engineer through SSC, Engineer in CPSE’s of Maharatna, Navratna, Miniratna viz. Railways, SAIL, GAIL, OIL, ONGC, CIL, NTPC, NLC, AAI, CPWD, HUDCO, etc.

In Tamil Nadu State Government sectors as Assistant Engineer through TNPSC, in various boards such as TNSCB, TNEB, TNSCB, CMWSSB, TNHB, TNPHC, TWAD, etc.

Higher Education:

Master Degree Programmes in the specialization of Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Irrigation Water Management, Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Remote Sensing and Geomatics, etc.

Business Administration Master Degree (MBA) in specialization of Construction management, Project management, etc.

Career in Construction sector:

Site Supervisor, Planning Engineer, Design Engineer, Surveyor, Estimator, Valuator, Urban Planner, Geotechnical Engineer, QA & QC Engineer, etc.

Career in Research:

Research Follow in CSIR, SERC, DRDO, ISRO, etc., and Project Associates in IITs and NITs

Prominent Alumni
News & Events
Industrial Visit To TNSCB, Thylavaram
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