Department of Civil Engineering
“To be a Centre of Excellence of Higher learning and Research in Civil Engineering encompassing Ethical Environmental and Economical aspects of the Society “
" The Department of Civil Engineering is committed to prepare globally competent engineers, in response to rapid economical and technological growth, through a dynamic process of teaching- learning, research and sharing professional experiences for the betterment of the community."
The Department of Civil Engineering is one of the oldest departments of the institute and started with inception of the college in the year 1963. The department was awarded grant-in-aid status in the year 1968 by Govt. of Karnataka. The department has highly qualified faculty; and all the laboratories are equiped with state-of-art facilities. Apart from undergraduate course, the department also offers post graduate courses (M Tech) in Structural, Geotechnical and Envirnomental Engineering. The department is recognized as a Research Center by VTU Belgaum for offering M Sc (by Research) and Ph. D in Engineering in the year 2003. Recently (2012) the department is recognized as National Level QIP Center for pursuing Ph. D program by AICTE New Delhi. Futher, Civil Engineering Departement is a Recognized as State Resource Training Institution by Govt. of India for conducting training programs to professional Engineers under NPCBEERM (National Program for Capacity Building for Engineers in Earthquake Risk Management). The Govt. of Karnataka has also recognised dept. as State level training institute for professional engineers in the thrust areas of civil engineering under Continuing Education Program (CEP). The department is organizing conferences, Seminars, Faculty & Student development programs regularly ; and has received research grants worth more than 85 Lakhs from various state and central govt. funding agencies. The department is commited to produce quality engineers to meet challenges of the 21 century..