Civil Engineering is the mother of all branches of Engineering. The principal educational objective of our department is to provide the students with fundamental knowledge and the skills needed to resolve the problems related to construction and maintenance of infrastructure in harmony with the society and environment.It is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.
Department of Civil Engineering was established in the academic year 2007-2008 with an intake of 60.Subsequently, the intake was increased to 120 in the year 2010.The department has 21highly qualified faculty members and 5non-teaching staff members. The department is equipped with fully established laboratories such as Soil Engineering Laboratory, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Survey Laboratory, CADD Lab, Fluid Mechanics Laboratory and Strength of Materials Laboratory.
The Association of Civil Engineers is regularly organizingseminars, guest lectures and industrial visits for the benefit of student community. Our students often visit L & T, Manapakkam, Chennai, Water Treatment Plant, Kilpauk, Chennai, Sewage Treatment Plant, Nesapakkam, Chennai, Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Chennai Metro Rail Project, Industrial Park, Sholinganallur, Chennai and Tech Park IIT, Chennai. A national level technical symposium “SAI PERLUSTRO” is organized regularly and religiously every year. The department encourages our students and also faculty members to participate in national and international workshops and conferences to update their skills in the latest areas through the full sponsorship of our management. Our students are highly involved in DST sponsored projects and also AICTE sponsored projects.
Our department has secured 5 university ranks in the Anna University Examinations in the academic year 2010-2011, 9 university ranksin the academic year 2011-2012 and 7 university ranks in the academic year 2012-2013.