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Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering


Civil Engineering department was established in the year 2012 with an intake of 60 students. The department focusing to provide world class education to the students by experienced faculty group. The Department offers an undergraduate programme in Civil Engineering.At present we have highly equipped laboratories such as Surveying Laboratory, Strength of Materials Laboratory, Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Laboratory, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Civil Engineering Computer Laboratory, Concrete Laboratory, Highway Engineering Laboratory, Engineering Practices Laboratory, Project Laboratory and Environmental Engineering Laboratory. Department has a separate library.

Civil Engineering Association (CEA) inspires its members to employ in educational and social growth. The department also has Indian Concrete Institute(ICI) student chapter and Institute of Engineers (India) student chapter, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) student chapter as professional bodies. Our department conducted national and international level workshops, seminars, Conferences and value added courses. Our department has signed Memorandum of Understanding with Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India) – Coimbatore Centre, Builders Association of India – Coimbatore Centre, for In-plant training, Internship and Placement.


To offer world class graduate education for entry level positions in Civil Engineering profession, through high quality technical education and research,imparting social ethics and leadership qualities.


To be a centre of excellence in Civil Engineering Education through full-fledged Learning experience along with research.


Programme B.E CIVIL
Year of Starting 2012
Sanctioned Intake 60
Student Strength 268
Number of Labs 10
Top Recruiters Accenture, Ascent Engineers and Infrastructures Pvt Ltd,
CADeploy Engineering, CADS Software India Pvt Ltd,
CEBACA, Cognizant Technology Solutions, FACE Company,
FirstNaukri, HyproTek Construction Solutions Private Limited,
Infosys, Jain Housing, Metro Civil Technologies Neeyamo,
Odessa Tech, PayPal, Pricol Tech, VLAND Best Hub Pvt Ltd,
Wipro, Yuvaraj Building Solutions Pvt Ltd, ZOHO Corporation


Program Outcomes (PO's)

At the time of their graduation students of Civil Engineering Program should be in possession of the following Program Outcomes

a. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals for the solution of complex civil engineering problems.
b. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate and analyse complex civil engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics and engineering sciences.
c. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex civil engineering problems and design system components with appropriate consideration for public health & safety, cultural, societal and environmental considerations.
d. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis & interpretation of data and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
e. Modern tool usage: Create, select & apply appropriate techniques, resources, modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities, with an understanding of the limitations.
f. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal & cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
g. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
h. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities as well as norms of the engineering practice.
i. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary settings.
j. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with the 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.
k. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the 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.
l. 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.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO's)

The following Program Educational Objectives are designed based on the department mission

PEO1 Graduates will emerge as competitive professionals in collaboration with renowned builders and set a benchmark in the field of construction.
PEO2 Graduates will adapt to the latest technological development and continue to be a competitive Civil Engineer / Entrepreneur.
PEO3 Graduates will apply logical reasoning and analytical thinking to analyze, interpret, solve multifaceted problems in the field of Civil Engineering and identify advanced tools to satisfy the demands of the society.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

At the end of the Program, Graduate shall have

PSO1 Sound knowledge in core areas of civil engineering such as analysis, design, laboratory investigations and construction aspects by applying concepts of mathematics and physical sciences.
PSO2 Ability to demonstrate professional and societal responsibility to recognize the need of the hour like housing, sanitation, waste management and construction management for a sustainable environment.
PSO3 Acquired the motivation to acknowledge the desired needs of the personal and professional adaptability through continuous self-learning and understand the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic and societal contexts.

Laboratory Details

S.No. Name Configuration
1. Surveying Laboratory Surveying laboratory of Civil Engineering was established during the academic year 2013-2014 and is equipped with latest equipment. The assert value of surveying laboratory is 10.26 Lakhs and the area is 145.50 Sq.m. The equipment at survey laboratory was supplied by M/s Lawrence and Mayo (India) Pvt. Ltd. The laboratory consists of instruments for distance measurements and for measuring heights of the objects. It aims with the purpose of enabling the opportunity to practice land surveying techniques, using instruments like, Total Station, GPS, Standard Vernier Theodolite, Auto level, Dumpy level, Plane table, Subtense bar, Parallax bar, Mirror stereoscope, Prismatic compass, Leveling staff, Chain, Ranging rod, Cross staff, Tape and Pocket stereoscope.
2. Strength of Materials Laboratory Strength of Materials Laboratory has Torsion Testing Machine, Universal Wood Testing machine, Pendulum Impact testing machine, spring testing machine, Hardness Testing Machine (Rockwell&Brinell), Vickers Hardness Machine & accessories, Shear test attachment, Deflection test apparatus, Exten someter, Vicat Apparatus.
3. Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Laboratory The Hydraulics laboratory is equipped with Hydraulic machineries Pelton Wheel Turbine, Kaplan Turbine, Francis Turbine, Turgo Impulse Turbine, Centrifugal pump (Single and Multi stage), Jet Pump, Turbine Pump, Submersible Pump, Gear Pump, Reciprocating pump. Flow equipments Hydraulic flume, Mouthpiece, Notches , Round orifice, Venturimeter, Orifice meter, Minor losses apparatus, Friction factor apparatus, Rota meter , Bernoulli's theorem apparatus, Reynold's apparatus, Meta centric height apparatus, Pitot tube apparatus.
4. Civil Engineering Computer Laboratory The Civil Engineering Computer laboratory provide knowledge on the computer based analysis, design and drafting to the students. It has a well equipped computational centre with all advanced facilities including 75 systems. Latest Software like AutoCAD 2014, SAP 2000 v15, ETABS 9 and MS Project are facilitated. In additional of training the students, the CECL is also used for Value added courses and Project Work
5. Soil Mechanics Laboratory The Soil Mechanics Lab has been established with the asset value of Rs. 15.44 Lakhs. The laboratory is enriched with latest and accurately calibrated instruments made by AIMIL Ltd., The lab is spread over an area of 145.5sq.m. which provides spacious accommodation for conducting the tests. Tri-axial testing machine and 3G-Consolidation apparatus, CBR, UCC, Oven, Relative density apparatus are gem of soil mechanics lab, besides the above stated, sieves, core cutter, sand replacement equipment, pycnometer, hydrometer, casagrande apparatus, IR moisture meter, standard proctor apparatus, permeability apparatus are also available. The lab has well furnished setup for determining shear properties, index properties and engineering properties of soil.
6. Concrete Laboratory The Concrete Laboratory is well equipped with Universal testing machine of capacity 100T, Flow table for cement concrete, Compression Testing Machine of capacity 2000 kN, Compaction factor test apparatus, Abrasion testing machine, Vee-bee test apparatus, Ductility test Apparatus, Bitumen Penetrometer etc. The consultancy and testing services are offered to all over Tamil Nadu private and government sectors. Equipment were supplied by HEICO.
7. Highway Engineering Laboratory The Highway Engineering Laboratory was established in the year 2017 facilitating the students to learn about the different tests used to determine the various properties required for highway construction. The lab includes tests on aggregates and bitumen which are of great importance in flexible roads. Specific Gravity, Crushing Strength, Impact Resistance, Abrasion test, Elongation Index and Flakiness Index are some tests done on aggregates. Penetration test and Ductility test are the tests done on bitumen.
8. Environmental Engineering Laboratory Environmental Engineering laboratory of Civil Engineering was established in the year 2014 and is equipped with latest equipment. The assert value of laboratory is Rs. 10.03 Lakhs and the area is 147 sq.m. The equipment was supplied by SYSTRONICS. The laboratory consists of equipment for the characterization of water and municipal sewage. It aims with the purpose of enabling the opportunity for quantifying the quality parameters for water and sewage and testing facilities in the area of drinking water quality analysis, waste water analysis, sludge analysis, salt contents in soil by using equipment like Digital pH Meter, Digital Turbidity meter, Digital Conductivity Meter, Calorimeter, BOD Incubator, Magnetic Stirrer With Hot Plates, Heating Mantles, Jar Test Apparatus, Water Bath, COD Apparatus, Kjeldane Apparatus, Chlorine Comparator, Muffle Furnace, Hot Air Oven, Visible Spectrophotometer, Filtration Assembly, Bacterial Digital Colony Counter, Desicator, Analytical Weighing balance, Hot Plate, Mono Quartz Single Distillation Unit.
9. Engineering Practices Laboratory (Civil: Plumbing & Carpentry The students practice the basic house hold and industrial plumbing joints in this workshop, basic wooden joints like lap, and half lap and dove tail joints in this workshop.
10. Project Laboratory Project lab spreading over an area of 70 sq.m is aimed at providing students a platform to mould their project making and innovation skills.

Placements Record

Year 2016-17 2015-16
Number of Eligible Students 59 60
Number of Students Placed 49 42
Number of Students Self Employed / Higher Studies 16 15

Faculty Details

S.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. D. Maruthachalam Professor & Head
2 Dr. R. Suresh Babu Professor
3 Dr. R. Elangovan Associate Professor
4 Dr. P. Saravana kumar Associate professor
5 Dr. J. Thaarrini Associate Professor
6 Mr.S.C. Boobalan Assistant Professor
7 Ms. K.S. Priyanga Assistant Professor
8 Ms. K. Divyadarshini Assistant Professor
9 Mr. A. Jesudass Assistant Professor
10 Mr. R. Vighnesh Assistant Professor
11 Mr.S. Prabhath ranjan kumar Assistant Professor
12 Ms. G. Preethi Assistant Professor
13 Ms. S. Vaishnavi Devi Assistant Professor
14 Mr.V.Yogeswaran Assistant Professor
15 Mr.S.sadeesh Assistant Professor
16 Ms.M.sugunadevi Assistant Professor

Student Achievements

S.No. Student Name Class Event
1. Sai Daya Shankar G III CSE C Coding Contest - Sri Eashwar College
2. Shiv Ashwath III CSE C Coding Contest - Sri Eashwar College
3. Sangamithra A.K, Sandhya S III CSE C Paper Presentation - CIT

Symposium and Conferences


Dr SJK Jagadeesh Kumar,
Professor and Head,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology,
Coimbatore - 641 008,
TamilNadu, India.
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