Dept of Civil Engineering
The Civil Engineering department started with the inception of the institution in 1979 with an intake of 30. The intake was enhanced to 60 and the present intake is 90 with later entry of 20%(Diploma Quota) for III semester for the undergraduate program. This is an autonomous program under VTU. The department offers Post Graduation (PG) in Computer Aided Design of Structures (CADS). This program started in the year 2004 and has an intake of 18 students. The program is affiliated to VTU.
The department was recognized as VTU Research Centre for Ph.D Programme in 2002. The course has been approved by AICTE , accredited by NBA twice, 2002 & 2006, with B grade.
The department has excellent infrastructure to cater to both UG and PG programs. The department is spread over an area of 1588 sq.mtrs. The department has established its credibility by being committed to the teaching, learning, research and developmental activities.
The department has 22 faculty members (6 Ph.D. qualified) with an average experience of 22 years in different areas of expertise. The staff to student ratio is 1:15. The department offers consultancy to Government, semi-government & other private organizations in the vicinity in the broad areas of structures, soils, surveying, concrete, water, etc.