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Department of Civil Engineering

Since its inception in 1960, Department of Civil Engineering remains as one of the best Civil Engineering Departments in Kerala. The department offers B. Tech programme in Civil Engineering and M.Tech programme in Structural Engineering. To provide high quality education and training in Civil Engineering, the department has got 25 sincere and dedicated faculty members and 8 technical staff. The well-equipped laboratories in various fields of Civil Engineering such as Survey Lab, Material Testing Lab, Geotechnical Engineering Lab, Traffic &Transportation Lab, Cad Lab, Design studio and Environmental Engineering Lab offers all facilities for carrying out the practical oriented studies and research projects of students. The laboratories are used by students of other neighbouring institutions too... Read More  

Our Mission

To provide high quality education in Civil Engineering, inculcating professional, managerial and leadership skills, through appropriate pedagogical and practical inputs, for successful career and scholarly endeavours, to meet the changing needs of the society.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a Centre of Excellence in Civil Engineering Education, Research and Consultancy, contributing to Sustainable Development and growth of the Nation.

No.s Basics Statements
1 Fundamental Knowledge Strengthen fundamental knowledge in mathematics, basic sciences and engineering fundamentals through professional practice.
2 Engineering Practice Develop theoretical and practical knowledge in CivilEngineering, to practice in various sectors, focusing on sustainable solutions, professional ethics and social accountability.
3 Professional Skills Perform effectively both as leader and team member in a professional environment utilizing managerial and life skills to achieve the goals of engineering projects.
4 Lifelong Learning Pursue higher studies and research and recognize the need for updating engineering solutions and practice, to meet the changing professional requirements.
PSO Program Specific Outcomes
1 Apply fundamental analytical methods and appropriate computational techniques in designing a system, components or processes in core areas of Civil Engineering.
2 Utilize principles, hardware and software that are appropriate to produce reports and documents and perform economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, operations and maintenance of systems associated with civil engineering.
3 Enrich knowledge and experience to provide sustainable solutions to the civil engineering problems selecting appropriate engineering materials and practices.
PO Program Outcomes
1 Engineering knowledge: Apply knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
3 Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmentalconsiderations.
4 Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
5 Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
6 The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
7 Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8 Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of the engineering practice.
9 Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
10 Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
11 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.
12 Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
Faculty Name Project title Project type/
Funding Agency Amount (Rs) Duration
Dr. Rejani V U Planning and design of micro irrigation project for Eruthenpathy Vadakarapathy Panchayath Region Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram 10000 1 year 2020-21
Dr. Sreelekshmy Pillai G Facile Irrigation Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 50000 1 year 2020-21
Dr. Surya S S Liquid speed braker Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 40000 1 year 2020-21
Rejani V U & Dr. Raji A K Study on the Influence of Anti-stripping Agents in Bituminous Construction Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram Rs. 10,000/- 1 year 2019-20
Dr. Sreelekshmy Pillai G Impact of flooding in the performance characteristics of bituminous roads- A case study of Koduvayur Nenmara road in Palakkad District Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University Rs 50,000/- 1 year 2019-20
Dr. Sreelekshmy Pillai G Prediction of road traffic noise levels by using regression analysis and artificial neural network Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University Rs 40,000/- 1 year 2019-20
Dr. Bharati Raj. J Effect of zeolite and natural fibres on the properties of Self Compacting Concrete Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram Rs. 1360/- 1 year 2019-20
Dr. Bharati Raj. J Strengthening of hollow beams using near surface rebar Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram Rs. 10,000/- 1 year 2019-20
Keerthi S Usage of waste glass in clay tile Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram Rs 10,000/- 1 year 2019-20
Dr. Resmi G Development of Bio Compost System for treating degradable solid waste and production of manure. Research (Research Seed Money Scheme) Kerala Technological University 1,95,000 3 years February 2019 to February 2022
Dr. Resmi G., & Dr. HemaNalini A.V Experimental investigation of accelerated composting of vegetable market waste and poultry waste Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram 9,500 1 year 2018-19
Sreelekshmy Pillai G & Dr. V Sudha Manufacturing of bricks using flood deposited clay Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 18,000 1 year 2018-19
Rejani V U & Dr. A.K Raji Study on utilization of demolition waste and soil deposited due to flood in road construction Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 37,000 1 year 2018-19
Mohandas K.A Partial replacement of cement in concrete using GGBS for concrete cover block Research (Student Project Scheme) KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram 7,500 1 year 2018-19
Dr. P R Sreemahadevan Pillai and Dr. HemaNalini A V Study on the co-composting process of brewery sludge and source – separated organic fraction of municipal solid waste using batch-scale-in-vessel composting system Research Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment 16,85,600 3 years July 2014 to January 2018
Dr. Umadevi P P &Dr. Raji A. K. Planning and design of a drip irrigation system for Eruthempathy panchayath of Chittur Taluk, Palakkad district Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 50000 1 year 2016-17
Rejani V U & Dr. Umadevi P P Quality and quantity assessment of water-bodies using GIS for rehabilitation & capacity augmentation Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 30000 1 year 2016-17
Dr. A. K. Raji & Rejani V U Study on load deformation characteristics of treated coir geotextiles reinforced sub grade using plate load test Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 40000 1 year 2016-17
Dr.Sudha.V The effect of surface charges of bio-polymer on properties of field clay Research (Student Project Scheme) Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment 7500 1 year 2016-17
Surya S S & Maneesha B Diffusion Characteristics of Locally Available Natural Clays for their Application in Engineered Landfills Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 37,000 1 year 2016-17
K A Mohandas & Dr.Resmi.G Utilization of Pharmaceutical sludge and textile sludge in brick manufacturing Research (CERD Student Project Scheme) Kerala Technological University 50,000 1 year 2017-18

SI.NO Name Dsignation Role
1 Dr. Jayalekshmi R HOD, Department of CE Chairman
2 Dr. Resmi G Professor, Dept. of CE Convener
3 Prof. Rejani VU Associate Professor, PG Coordinator, Dept. of CE Convener
4 Dr. P.R Sreemahadevan Pillai Director, Ahalia Group of Institutions Alumni and Academic Expert
5 Dr. K B Anand Professor, Dept. of CE, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore Alumni and Academic expert
6 Dr. K.K Babu MD, infra-con, Infrastructure Projects Consultants and former Professor, NSS college of Engineering, Palakkad Academic and Industry -expert
7 Er. D Ajith Consultant, Habitat, Chittur Road, Palakkad Industry expert- Construction field
8 Dr. Asraff A K Group Director, Structural Dynamics and Analysis Group, Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, ISRO, Valiamala, Trivandrum Alumni/Research Organisation
9 Er. Jayachandran R Superintending Engineer, PH circle, KWA, Palakkad, Industry expert- Government Department
10 Er. K. O. Pramod Chartered Engineer, Structures India, Palakkad Alumni/Industry expert-Construction field
11 Dr. K Sundareswaran Professor, HAG, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, NIT, Trichirapalli Member from PTA

Association of Civil Engineering Students

Role Position Holder
Staff Coordinator Dr Praseeda KI
Chairman Manisha B, 2018 Batch
Secretary Adrija, 2017 Batch
PG Representative Aparna MA, M Tech 2020 Batch

Civil Engineering Department Student's Magazine

Role Position Holder
Staff Editor Prof. Krishnachandran VN
Student Editor Manisha B, 2018 Batch
Student Editor Anjana AM, 2018 Batch
B.Tech Civil Engineering Accredited by NBA

Head of the Department

  • Dr. Resmi G
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