Civil Engineering is considered to be the most versatile branch among all the engineering branches. It is the branch with a lot of diversity from Geotechnical Engineering to Structural engineering, Environmental to Hydraulics, Transportation to Hydrology; Civil Engineering can be considered as a single largest branch among all the engineering branches.
The Department of Civil Engineering since its formation is committed to research and development in Societal Infrastructure. The vision of the department is to give an exposure to Civil Engineers to various challenges in the profession.
The department offers courses at B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. The main areas of research include Earth System Science and Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Water Resources Engineering. The department also provides consultancy services for challenging infrastructure projects.