Civil Engineering

About Us

The Department of Civil Engineering is one of the oldest Departments with UG course in this Institute and it was functioning from the inception of the Regional Engineering College (REC) Durgapur. The department of Civil Engineering offers B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degree programs. In addition to the above courses, the Department has been regularly conducting a number of short term training programmes, seminar, conferences etc. for the benefit of faculty of technical institutions and working professionals from govt. institutions and industries. The Department is also actively engaged in the interdisciplinary academic and research activity within and outside the Institute and also in R&D, testing and consultancy activities and offer testing and consultancy services to various government departments and organizations in both the public and private sectors.

The laboratories of the Department viz. Concrete and Structural Engg., Highway Engg., Surveying, Environmental Engg., Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engg., Rock Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering, Computational Laboratory are well equipped. A major modernisation of various laboratories in the Department was taken up under DIST-FIST programme and under the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP) of the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.


[1]. To impart knowledge, advanced skills, excellence in scientific and technical education and research with global perspectives in infrastructural developments with modern trends.
[2]. To encourage students to imbibe the engineering ethics to serve India and World.
[3]. To serve as a valuable resource for societal needs and economic growth of the country.


[1]. To provide quality education with ethical values in commensuration with balanced curriculum.
[2]. To provide advanced skills and knowledge in design, construction, consultancy and develop the state-of-the-art research facilities
[3]. To serve as a knowledge base and create professional expertise for the community
[4]. To promote innovative and original thinking in the minds of civil engineering graduates