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Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is considered to be the most versatile branch among all the engineering branches. It is the branch with lot of diversity right from structural to transportation engineering, environmental to hydrology to hydraulics engineering, geology to geo-technology to earthquake engineering; Civil Engineering can be considered as a single largest branch among all the engineering branches.The Civil Engineering Department offers a Bachelor of Technology degree (B Tech). The program emphasizes four core tracks in Civil Engineering:

The Department of Civil Engineering works hard to create outstanding engineers through advanced teaching-learning methodologies with state of the art research facilities to help them in their special interests. Students are not only imparted technical knowledge but also in interpersonal skills, a vital ingredient to excel in the fast-paced world.

The Civil Engineering Department offers a Bachelor of Technology degree (B Tech). The programme emphasizes four core tracks in Civil Engineering:

(1) Structural Engineering
(2) Geotechnical Engineering
(3) Transportation Systems
(4) Water Resources. Sustainability is incorporated throughout the curriculum.
Labs in every focus area for hands-on training and student projects

Degree Duration Seats
B.Tech 4 years 90

Programme Objectives

The aim of the Department of Civil Engineering is to prepare graduates for professional practice and graduate study through a programme firmly based in strong technical skills, fundamentals, hands – on learning, sustainability, and professionalism.

  • To provide quality education and training to our graduates to cope up with international standards.
  • To conduct regular continuing education and community development programmes.
  • To provide extension and consultancy services to Government, private, public and industrial sectors.
  • To excel in Industrial Research and consultancy with appropriate national and international linkages and to maintain highest standards in the field of Civil Engineering.



  • To impart knowledge and excellence in Civil Engineering & Technology with global perspectives to our students and to make them ethically strong engineers to build our nation.


  • To produce Civil Engineers of high caliber, technical skills and ethical values to serve the society and nation.
  • To make the Department a Center of Excellence in the field of Civil Engineering and allied research.
  • To provide knowledge base and consultancy services to the community in all areas of Civil Engineering.
  • To promote innovative and original thinking in the minds of budding engineers to face the challenges of future.


  • Graduates shall have strong practical and theoretical expertise in Civil, allied engineering, mathematics and science and shall opt for employability or higher studies or research or entrepreneurship, either in India or abroad.
  • Graduates shall have global outlook, technological leadership, creative thinking towards innovation and enterprise to contribute to society.
  • Graduates shall have excellent teamwork, communication, interpersonal skills, high morals and ethical values.


PO1: Engineering Knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.

PO3: Design/Development of Solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.

PO4: Conduct Investigations of Complex Problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: 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.

PO6: The Engineer and Society: Apply reasoning informed by contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to professional engineering practice.

PO7: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the impact of professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of engineering practice.

PO9: Individual and Team Work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multi-disciplinary settings.

PO10: 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.

PO11: Project Management and Finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of 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.

PO12: Life-long Learning: Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life- long learning in the broadest context of technological change.



PSO1: The ability to acquire and update knowledge continuously and offer engineering solutions to meet the environmental and societal needs.

PSO2:The graduates will plan, produce detailed drawings, write specification, and prepare cost estimates.

PSO3: To develop and design sustainable and smart infrastructure considering the global environmental challenges.

The Department of Civil Engineering has well equipped laboratories in the specialized areas. The laboratories are well equipped with all modern equipment to cater the needs of UG students as well as R&D and consultancy works. Testing facilities related to Civil Engineering is provided in our laboratories to fulfill the need of industries. Following are some of the important laboratories of the Department:


Latest Activities

Department of Civil Engineering’s JOHN SMEATON CLUB organized “DUMB CHARADES”

JOHN SMEATON CLUB of the Department of Civil Engineering organized DUMB CHARADES competition on 26-03-2021 as a part of its weekly departmental activity.
It is a guessing game where one team decides the word or phrase which is given to other team. Only actions has to be done and
the player has to convey the answer only through actions.
It is rightly said actions speak louder
than words. Participants enthusiastically exhibited their gesturing abilities with their tongue-tied.
The following teams were declared as winners on the basis of displaying best gestures, teamwork, innovative thinking etc. and were awarded cerificates :
3. MOHD. OMAR (CE-8)
Two teams got the third position :
Team (I)-
Team(II) –


Department of Civil Engineering organized yearly Survey Camp as this is the part of syllabus curriculum for 10 days to Dalhousie aiming to know various works carried out in the industrial field by surveying, which includes determining the topography of particular area with the help of survey work, map study and reconnaissance work. In this camp students even cover topics like plane table surveying, contouring, compass surveying, leveling using auto-level & measuring horizontal and vertical angles using theodolite. The students at last made the topographical map of that area using these techniques.

Webinar on “Contribution of Construction Chemicals in Building Performance”

the topic was ‘Contribution of Construction Chemicals in Building Performance’ by Mr. K Padmakar who is a civil engineering professional with more than 32 years of experience and currently he is a consultant for Waterproofing and Repairs in which recently, he has spent more than 14 years. The webinar provided an opportunity to learn about new skills and techniques to sustainable construction practices in Civil Engineering.

Seminar on “Energy Conservation, Renewable Energy, Efficient use of Energy Resources, Environment ”

Global Group of Institutes, Amritsar had organized a seminar on, “Energy Conservation, Renewable Energy, Efficient use of Energy Resources, Environment etc.” which was sponsored by PCRA (PETROLEUM CONSERVATION RESEARCH ASSOCIATION) a Government of India Department whose activities include to educate and create awareness about Energy Conservation, Saving of Power and Efficient use of energy & resources, Renewable Energy etc. in college campus today. The speaker for seminar was Mr. K KMahajan BE (Mechanical Engineering), MIE, Chartered Engineer. He is lead auditor ISO (QMS) and is energy conservation professional and empaneled trainer faculty with PCRA and Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (Govt. of India), an Industrial Consultant and Advisor, Guest Faculty in various technical institutes. Students from B.TECH & DIPLOMA CIVIL ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING had taken part in the seminar along with their respective Head’s and faculty’s. The seminar proved to be efficient and had created awareness for Energy Conservation.

Faculty Development Programme on “Earthquake Resistant Buildings”

A Five Day Faculty Development Programme on “Earthquake Resistant Buildings” was organized by Department of Civil Engineering in collaboration with PITTTR-IKGPTU, Jalandhar from 20th Dec 2017 to 27th Dec 2017.The eminent speakers who came to share their expertise were Dr. HS Rai, Dr. T Palanisamy, Dr. Sandeep Dua, Dr. Rajiv Chauhan and Dr. Sewa Singh.

Guest lecture on “Exploiting campus resources for bright future”

Dr.H.S.Rai Dean(testing & consultancy cell) GNDEC, Ludhiana delivered a lecture on the topic “Exploiting campus resources for bright future”. He enlighten our minds with many motivational videos. He made a brief note about the time management and also techniques such as Pomodoro techniques, Jerry Seinfeld Technique.

A Guest Lecture On Urban Sustainability And Infrastructure Development

Department of Civil Engineering organized a Guest Lecture on “Urban Sustainability and Infrastructure Development” on 14.10.2016. Er. Balwinder Kaur, Head, Dept. of CE welcomed the Chief Guest Dr. Harpal Singh (Prof. GNE Ludhiana). Er. Harsh Sharma (CE Dept) introduced the respectable Speaker. He focused on the importance of present survival and future development of the country is not possible without the very strong infrastructure development for the bright future. Dr. Harpal Singh gave an insight view of different Bridges all over the world and tall buildings. He apprised students about basics of Bridges and Buildings and its types, how to built up bridges and buildings in different soil conditions.

Seminar on “Hoover Dam”

Dr. Sarvesh Swarup , formerly deputy director general, Ministry of Commerce and Industry delivered a brilliant seminar on world’s highest dam the “Hoover Dam” and an audio visual of the dam depicting original views during the construction of the dam. Dr. Swarup also said that students should do some management course in order to enhance their managerial skills and further successful in their life.


A guest lecture was delivered by A2itsoft on the civil Engineering related software such as AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Revit and StaadPro. A2itsoft is an integrated IT solutions and service provider and have service centers across continents such as Asia, America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Er. Gaurav focused on the importance of softwares such as AutoCAD which is mandatory to learn so as to design anything. The company also put light on the scope and packages students that know above softwares

Know your Cement Know your Concrete

Guest lecture on “Know your Cement Know your Concrete” was conducted by Civil Engineering Department on 27th Feb 2015 at Conference Hall. Prof. DS Bhambra HOD (CE) welcome Er. Vikas Malhotra, Regional Manager (North) of JP Cement. Mr. Vikas Malhotra is the pioneer in launching Mr. Fix it and JP Cement in North Region with 20 Years of experience in cement industry.

Second year students of CE Deptt. attended the lecture. Mr.Vikas Malhotra explained the Manufacturing process of cement, testing Method and importance of having knowledge on cement and concrete. The students appreciated the Method of presentation and requested for a visit to cement plant of JP Cement at Himachal Pardesh, which was accepted by him.