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Civil Engineering Department

The Department of Civil Engineering started during the academic year 1993 -1994 is presently having an intake of 240. The department is re-accredited during 2010 by National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi and conferred autonomous Status by UGC, during 2007. Demonstrated capabilities of the department is endorsed by the ongoing sponsored and curiosity driven research projects besides consultancy.

The strength of department is attributed to learning oriented pedagogical practices by the experienced and committed faculty from diversified facets of Civil Engineering.

Besides this, State-of-the art equipment and different flavours of GIS software, structural engineering software, Image processing software are being exploited to inculcate professional skills.

The core competency of the department is evidenced by the ongoing research programmers sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Space, Government of India, Ministry of Human Resources Development, New Delhi and Ministry of Earth Sciences.

The department offers post graduate program in M.Tech in Remote sensing from the academic year 2009-2010. The advanced softwares are being used for training, research and consultancy works.

Laboratory Facilities

      First Year:

  1. Engineering Physics Lab
  2. Engineering Chemistry Lab
  3. Fundamentals of programming Lab

      Second Year:

  1. Strength of Materials Lab
  2. Hydraulic Engineering Lab
  3. Surveying Lab

      Third Year:

  1. Environmental Engineering Lab
  2. Computer Aided Design Lab
  3. Soil Mechanics Lab
  4. Concrete Lab
  5. Highway Engineering Lab

      Fourth Year:

  1. Computer Aided Design Lab
  2. Skill Development Lab

     Augmenting laboratories

  1. Structural dynamics Lab
  2. Integrated surveying Lab
  3. Robotics and DGPS Lab
  4. Embedded system Lab
  5. GIS Lab
  6. Photogrammetry Lab

Library Facilities

The Central library is fully automated with Civil related 7946 books of 2948 titles and about 123 CDs. Apart from text books, the library has National and International journals and some popular dailies. Moreover, online book reservation facility through intranet is also available in the library. The library maintains an exclusive question bank which comprises a collection of University Question papers.

Students are consistently using NPTEL facilities provided in Library

Department Information and Details

Department Information and Details

Approved Intake

2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
120
120
120
180
240
Fees charged ( per annum ) in Rs.
As per Tamil Nadu State Government Norms
Pass Percentage during last 5 years
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
92
100
94
97
95
Teacher Student Ratio
1:15
No. of Faculty Members
Cadre
Number
Professor
4
Associate Professor
10
Assistant Professor
20
Faculty Profile
Qualification
No. of Faculty
Ph.D
6
Post Graduate
28
Experience of Faculty
Experience
No. of Faculty
Less than 5 years
24
5 to 10 years
6
More than 10 years
4
Faculty Details & Achievements
 

Industrial Consultancy, Research and Development (preceding Five years)

Amount of Industrial Consultancy earned ( in lakhs of rupees) Rs. 18 lakhs during last year
No. of sponsored research projects completed 6
No. of Patents produced 01
No. of sponsored research projects in progress 03
No. of papers published in International Journals 33
No. of papers published in National Journals 18
No. of papers presented in International Conferences/Seminars 10
Average Impact Factor 2.32
No. of papers presented in National Conferences/Seminars 59
No. of International Conferences Conducted 01
No. of National Conferences Conducted 05
No. of Training Programmes/Short Term Courses Conducted 03

Placement Record for the Previous Years

No. of Companies Visited the Campus
24
Name of the Companies Visited & No. of Students Placed
Name of the Companies No. of Student Placed
M/s Shoba Developers , Bangalore
26
Secon, Bangalore
27
CCCI, Bangalore
15
Infosys
12
Sutherland Global Service, Bangalore
47
Crystal Construction Group, Bangalore
15
NBCI, Vishakhapatnam
26
Sona Builders, Salem
34
ERA Engineering Ltd., New Delhi
09
Maximum salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
9,00,000.00 /-
Average salary drawn ( in Rs. p.a)
2,50,000.00 /-
Budget Allocation for the Programme ( in Rs.)
Recurring
Non-Recurring
1,27,60,000.00 /-
20,00,000.00/-
New Initiatives

Learning oriented pedagogical practices with the aid of

  • Interactive Intelli system
  • 3-D visualizer
  • Video Conferencing system
Future Vision
  • One faculty - One research project
  • Skill Enhancement of students
  • 100% placement
  • Participation in intercollegiate activities by students especially in IIT's & NIT's
  • Establishment of Women Technology Park
  • Establishment of Technology Development & Application Centre

Unique Features of Department

Equipment :

  • Servo Controlled Hydraulic Actuator
  • Dual Frequency Global positioning System(DGPS)
  • Accelerometers (Bruel & Khjare)
  • Total station (15 no's)
  • Digital Planimeter and Digital Curvimeter
  • Echo sounders and Radar gun
  • Sound Meter
  • State-of-the art Video Conferencing system
  • Robotics & Humanoids

Ample Scope for students to pursue research as Junior Research Fellow

  • Forum to become Successful Entrepreneur through Technology Business Incubator on "Global Positioning Systems"
  • 100% In-house Student Project in final year

Training for all students daily from 4 p.m. onwards on

  • Arc GIS Software (Version 10.1)
  • ERDAS Image processing Software (Version 9.10)
  • Skyline Software
  • 3-D Civil CADD

Thrust Area of the department

  • Environmental Impact assessment
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Remote Sensing application for Habitat Sustenance practices