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 Ph.D. 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.
The department has a team of highly experienced faculty members with rich academic and industrial experience in various frontier engineering and technology areas. The faculty members and students of the department are dedicated to work in the current needs of the industry and have the ability to improve their expertise in the field in Civil Engineering. They continuously excel in specialized areas of Structural Analysis & Design, Structural Optimization, Concrete Technology, Steel Structures, Environmental Engineering, Construction Management, Transportation Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Remote Sensing, Impact Assessment and Prestressed Concrete Structures.
All the programmes in Coimbatore Institute of Technology are approved by the AICTE and the UG Course B.E (Civil Engineering) and PG Course Computer Methods and Applications in Structural Engineering are accredited by the NBA in the year 2016.
Structural Engineering is notified as a discipline specific National Resource Centre (NRC) through SWAYAM for the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNTT) centre under UGC – HRDC, Government of India – MHRD, Department of Higher Education.
B.E Civil Engineering: 120 Students
1 Structural Engineering
2. Environmental Engineering and Management
3. Construction Management
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 B.E. Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is offered in the department with the following Educational Objectives
PEO1 : To equip the graduates with sufficient knowledge and capabilities to become leaders in industry and academia.
PEO2 : To promote research culture and self-development with an aptitude for lifelong learning among graduates.
PEO3 : To inculcate professional ethics with a commitment to the society and environment.
The B.E. Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is offered in the department with the following programme objectives:
The B.E. Degree Programme in Civil Engineering is offered in the department with the following programme specific objectives:
PSO1: The graduates of this programme with proficiency in mathematics and physical science will excel in the core areas of civil engineering such as Structural, Environmental, Geotechnical, Water resources engineering and Construction Management.
PSO2: The graduates will plan, produce detailed drawings, write specifications, prepare cost estimates.
PSO3: The graduates will interact with stakeholders effectively and execute quality construction work.