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Welcome to the Department of Civil Engineering

A 4-year Undergraduate Course in Civil & Municipal Engg. was first introduced in 1949 in the erstwhile Engineering College. The formal sanction of the Visitor of the University to create this Dept. was received in 1956 and the B.Sc Engg. (Civil & Municipal) Degree was recognized by the Govt. of India in 1958. The name of the Dept. was changed to the present form in 1975. Postgraduate courses in Environmental Engg., Geotechnical Engg., Hydraulic Engg., Structural Engg., and Transportation Engg. were subsequently introduced.

Apart from regular teaching and research activities, the Dept. has been handling sponsored research programmes of CSIR, UGC, SAP,HUDCO, DST & AICTE. It has established liaison with industry to take various problems referred to by Govt., Semi-Govt.& Private Organizations. It also provides technical guidelines to the people of the country, particularly in the eastern region and organizes short-term courses, training courses, seminars, workshops, and conferences for the benefits of students and entrepreneurs. The Dept. has Civil Engineering Society that organizes expert lectures, group discussions, competitions, sports and other activities for the all-round development of the Civil Engineering students.