The Department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 1956. This was followed by Post Graduate Programme in Computer Methods and Applications in Structural Engineering in the year 1969, Part time B.E programme in Civil Engineering in the year 1971 and PhD Programme in Civil Engineering in the year 1978. Post Graduate Programme in Environmental Engineering and Management was started in the year 2005. Post Graduate Programme in Construction Management was started in the year 2011. All the programmes were approved by the AICTE and the UG Course B.E (Civil Engineering) accredited by the NBA.
Currently, the student intake strength is 120 for the UG course under this department , 18 for each of its PG Programmes and 70 for the Part time B.E Civil Engineering. There are currently 37 faculty members in the department. Most of them are having doctoral degree in Civil Engineering. The average length of service of faculty member is 18.
To provide quality education in Civil Engineering and to become a state of-the-art source of world-class Civil Engineers and Researchers.
To impart quality education with necessary skills to meet the requirements of the industry and to perform with professional ethics and an attitude for innovation in Civil Engineering through state-of-the-art technology.
The Civil Engineering education at Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, focuses on outcomes rather than simply on outputs. The courses offered are focused towards training the students to make them adaptable to any type of role in the different fields of Civil Engineering.
The B.E. Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is offered in the department with the following educational objectives:
On completion of the B.E. Programme in Civil Engineering, Graduates will be able to demonstrate an ability to :
The B.E. Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is offered in the department with the following programme specific objectives: