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About the Department

The Department of Civil Engineering at the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore offers Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) in Civil Engineering, Master of Technology (M. Tech.) in Structural and Construction Engineering and Ph.D. programs in thrust areas. The academic activities of the department focus on deep understanding of fundamental concepts, development of creative ability to handle the challenges of Civil Engineering, and the analytical ability to solve problems which are interdisciplinary in nature. The department consists of a dedicated team of experienced and qualified faculty members who demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

The department has state-of-the-art laboratories in the areas of Survey & Geoinformatics, Construction Engineering & Material Evaluation, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical & Transportation Engineering, Environmental & Water Resources Engineering.

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The program in the department emphasizes on generating knowledge, skills, and leadership needed to address society’s most challenging problems in the natural and built environments. The research activities in the department focus on thrust areas of structural and material engineering, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental and water resource engineering, construction management and planning and soft computing in Civil Engineering. The faculty members encourage the students to get involved in the research activities of the department and thereby provide the best possible introduction to hands-on, practical engineering problems.

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The mission of the Department of Civil Engineering is to:

  • Foster professionally competent civil engineers through dedicated team effort, international academic collaborations and industrial exposure.
  • Achieve excellence in research through advanced laboratory facilities, collaborative projects with academia and industries
  • Provide life skills training; inculcate societal commitment through value-based education and outreach programs.
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To excel in imparting quality education in Civil Engineering and moulding professionals to address technological challenges and societal needs.

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