Civil engineering is arguably the oldest engineering discipline. It deals with the built environment and can be dated to the first time someone placed a roof over his or her head or laid a tree trunk across a river to make it easier to get across.
Civil engineering is the broadest of the engineering fields. Civil engineering focuses on the infrastructure of the world which include Water works, Sewers, Dams, Power Plants, Transmission Towers/Lines, Railroads, Highways, Bridges, Tunnels, Irrigation Canals, River Navigation, Shipping Canals, Traffic Control, Mass Transit, Airport Runways, Terminals, Industrial Plant Buildings, Skyscrapers, etc. Among the important subdivisions of the field are construction engineering, irrigation engineering, transportation engineering, soils and foundation engineering, geodetic engineering, hydraulic engineering, and coastal and ocean engineering.
Civil engineers build the world’s infrastructure. In doing so, they quietly shape the history of nations around the world. Most people cannot imagine life without the many contributions of civil engineers to the public’s health, safety and standard of living. Only by exploring civil engineering’s influence in shaping the world we know today, can we creatively envision the progress of our tomorrows.
Civil engineering is an exciting profession because at the end of the day you can see the results of your work, whether this is a completed bridge, a high-rise building, a subway station, or a hydroelectric dam Duties
To be recognized as a department of excellence for teaching, research and consultancy in existing and emerging areas of civil engineering along with imparting ethical values in professionals for serving the society with the highest level of proficiency.
Provide ambience to create highly competent and technologically accomplished civil engineering professionals of global standards to serve the society by initiating sustainable engineering practices, inspire for higher studies and research in diverse areas of structural, construction, water resource, transportation, geotechnical and environmental engineering.
To encourage and empower the faculty in the field of civil engineering education and mentoring for enhancing the teaching-learning process, undertake professional consultancy services in planning, designing, construction and maintenance of Civil Engineering structures.