About the Department
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Civil Engineering, established in 2010, offers B.Tech. programme in Civil Engineering of four years duration with an annual intake of 60 students. The programme is approved by AICTE and affiliated to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. The Department is headed by Prof.B.V.Shiva Kumar.
To produce Civil Engineers with the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes, who can be entrusted by the society to lead a sustainable world with enhanced quality of life.
To effectively train our students as Civil Engineers who can serve the society competently, collaboratively and ethically as
A vibrant Department, established in 2010, with the first batch of undergraduate students graduating in 2014, the Department of Civil Engineering aims to produce graduate engineers equipped for careers in the public and private sector encompassing areas such as Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources, Transportation, Environmental and Construction industries. The faculty is well trained in all major specializations of Civil Engineering. Spacious and well equipped State-of-the-Art laboratories and computing facilities are the mainstay of the Department. Frequent visits by professionals from the construction industry and guest lectures by visiting faculty provide practical experience and keep students abreast with the latest advancements. Apart from the syllabus, Civil Engineering is a broad field of engineering that deals with the planning, construction and maintenance of fixed structures or public works as they are related to Earth, Water, or Civilization and their processes. Most of the practising Civil Engineers today deal with power plants, bridges, roads, railways, structures, water supply, irrigation, natural environment, sewerage systems, flood control, transportation and traffic. In essence, Civil Engineering may be regarded as the profession that makes the world a more agreeable place to live in. The Department also offers consultancy services for soil and concrete testing to construction sites in and around Visakhapatnam.
Programme Educational Objectives
Graduates in Civil Engineering will be able to
Engineering structures catering to the needs of the nation.
environmental contexts and need for sustainable development.
principles in their professional endeavours.