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Department of Civil

Department of Civil Engineering

Department Profile:

department offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral Programs in Civil Engineering and is engaged in research and consulting activities. The Department of Civil Engineering was started in the 1979, with sanctioned intake of 60 students. Over the year it has grown into full – fledged department offering under graduate course in civil engineering with the revised sanctioned intake being 120 students. It has so far trained more than 2000 Civil Engineers who are serving the nation with distinction in public and private organization in India and abroad.
In 2004, PG course in Structural Engineering was started with a sanctioned intake of 18 students. In the year 2008 our department is starting Two PG courses in Highway Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
Our department is recognized as Research center and many scholars are persuing their M.Sc Engineering and Doctoral works under the guidance of our distinguish faculty.

Current Research Efforts

Name of the Scheme Funding Agency Title of Project Name of the Investigator Year Duration & Status Amount Sanctioned
Final Year Project in Civil Engineering KSCST A Comparative Study on Various Antistripping Agents in Bituminous Mix Prof. V. Jayarama Reddy, Prof. B.V. Kiran Kumar, Amarnath C.B, Krishna Kumar S, Chandrashekar.S, Prakash T.B Feb-2008 6 Months In Progress 4,500/-
Final Year Project in Civil Engineering KSCST Study of Ageing Characteristics of Bituminous Mix Prof. B.V. Kiran Kumar, Hapson Errol D’souza, Shreyansh M. Chougle, Thirumalesh V.M, Vikram B. Ballari Feb-2008 6 Months In Progress 4,000/-
Final Year Project in Civil Engineering KSCST Treatment of Leachate from Land fill Prof. B.T.Shivendra
Mr Mohan Kumar.K
Feb-2008 6 Months In Progress 3000/-
Research Promotion Scheme (RPS-Type B) for Civil Engineering Department All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi Effect of Gradation, Viscosity and Compaction on Bituminous Mixes Prof. B.V. Kiran Kumar April-2007 2-Years In Progress 6,26,000/-

Department of CivilPlacement

Big construction companies have visited and recruited our students during academic year 2005-06. Apart from this all the students are employed with in two months of their graduation with various construction companies.


The infrastructure available in the department facilitate students to develop their skill and knowledge within the framework of curriculum prescribed by the Visvesvaraya Technological University.


  • There are 290 undergraduate students on roll in the current academic year (2006-07) out of which 19 percent are girls, 100 percent pass-out has been achieved during the last two years owing to the sincere, dedicated and concentrated efforts of faculty members.
  • Some of our alumni have completed post-graduate programs at reputed institutions across the country.
  • Interactive sessions between the senior and junior students are arranged at the department level at the beginning of every academic year to counsel new entrants and foster a better rapport amongst the students.