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What is Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineering is one of the major basic branches of engineering. The work ranges from basic concepts related to engineering to the overall development of the nation. A Civil Engineer is responsible for the Planning, Analysis, Designing, and Execution of all construction-related activities. It also includes Cost Estimation, Hydraulic Designs, Soil Engineering, Transportation, Environmental Issues, Surveying, etc. Civil Engineers are often expected to provide the best economic, efficient and eco-friendly designs to serve society inthe best possible ways. This ultimately results in the development of creative solutions to the existing problems in the designs that are designed differently without the budget constraints dictated by modern society. Nowadays, several cutting-edge technologies are available as a part of modern techniques in Civil Engineering to fulfill societal needs which also creates the scope for research and innovations.

Why Should I Study Civil Engineering?

Civil Engineers shape the world we live in. They design, build and maintain the infrastructure we take for granted - every reservoir, dam, bridge, road, tunnel and building. Their expertise is key for sustainable future for all over the world.

Scope of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest professional engineering disciplinesthat deal with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Municipal or Urban Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Materials Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Surveying, and Construction Engineering. Civil Engineering plays a predominant role in the Public as well as Private Sectors. In the Public Sector, Civil Engineering is required starting from the Municipal agency to the Central Government agencies. Similarly, in the Private sector, it is required from Individual Home Owners to International Companies.

“How we take part in creating world class Civil Engineers”?

The Construction and Housing sector has become the major growth driver in the Indian Economy. The Civil Engineering department has started as the branch is gaining more importance due to the need of creating structures and buildings resisting earthquakes and other natural calamities. Civil Engineering Department was established in 2009. The department envisages creating world-class civil engineers. The department has highly qualified faculty members with research and industrial experience. The department is equipped with the required infrastructure and state-of-the-art laboratories

What will I Learn?

If you study Civil Engineering at undergraduate level, you’ll learn to apply mathematics and scientific knowledge (particularly physics) to real-life situations and problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures, taking into account environmental, financial, legal and ethical considerations.

At its core, Civil Engineering is a combination of many scientific specialisms, including mechanics, hydraulics, geotechnics (using knowledge of the earth’s crust to solve construction problems), material science and statistical analysis. As such, study of these foundational elements will feature heavily in the early years of civil engineering degrees.

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Employment of Civil Engineers is projected to grow by 11 percent over the next ten years, faster than the average to all occupations.

Overview



Vision

To develop competent Civil Engineers to create infrastructure with technology in demand that leads to nation building

Mission

  • To provide holistic education to students to enhance technical knowledge and skills
  • Indoctrinate augmented contents to meet the requirements of stakeholders
  • Promote research and consultancy activities in collaboration with industries
  • Foster ethical and moral values with leadership qualities

B.E. Civil Engineering

Duration: 4 years (Regular) / 3 Years (Lateral Entry)

No. of Semesters: 8 (Regular) / 6(Lateral Entry)

Intake / No. of Seats: 120

Career Opportunities

A career after Civil Engineering is highly rewarding. There are jobs that involve supervision, construction, design and analyses of private as well as public projects, such as dams, highways, canals, water sewages and bridges. The Profession demands excellent skills for both Administration and Supervision of projects. Expertise and responsibility are important factors associated with the job. In other words, whenever you see or read about any popular landmark in the world (iconic works like Golden Gate Bridge, The Gateway of India, Burj Khalifa, etc.), there is a civil engineer involved in its construction. Isn’t it interesting!

Department Information

Know more about Department of Civil Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

Our Top Recruiters


Dr.

Dr. V. K. Raina

AICTE Distinguished Professor

Consultant, The U. N., the World Bank and the African Development Bank

Mr.

Mr. R. Venkatachalam

Managing Director

Venkat Associates, Coimbatore

Ms.

Ms. S. Jegatha

Manager

Nambiar Builders, Bangalore

Dr. Saravanakumar R
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
Dr. Rajeshkumar V
Assistant Professor (Sl .G.)
Mr. Anandaraj S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mrs. Meenakshi. B. S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mrs. Indhiradevi P
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mr. Rajkumar K
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mrs. Kavitha R
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mrs. Bharani S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mr. Elavarasan S
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mr. Vivek D
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mr. Kavinkumar V
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
Mr. S. Yuvaraj
Assistant Professor (Sr. G.)
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CIVISTRA 22 25.03.2022 Read More
Corrosion Behaviour of Steel Reinforcement in Concrete 11.03.2022 Read More
Concrete and Common Sense 26.02.2022 Read More
Aquaticaa ’22 - World water day celebration 22.02.2022 Read More
Orientation for I year Civil Engineering Students 12.02.2022 Read More
Towards better practices in Geotechnical Engineering 08.02.2022 Read More
National level concrete Quiz- Online 05.02.2022 to 08.02.2022 Read More
Green Construction Strategies in Building Construction 03.02.2022 Read More
Fundamentals of Digital Marketing 31.01.2022 Read More
GATE 2022 - How to Crack it with ease?- Lets hear from them 31.01.2022 Read More
A Portrayal on ACI Senior to Junior & Club Inaugural 27.01.2022 Read More
Implementation of zero waste campus 12.01.2022 Read More
Design Publish Brand: Through Canva 12.01.2022 Read More
How to write research paper? 11.01.2022 Read More
How to Crack TNPSC Examination? – Interaction with Engineer 09.01.2022 Read More
Scope of Consultancy Services in Structural Engineering 06.01.2022 Read More
Current Waste Management Practices in India 31.12.2021 Read More
Career Advancement in CRIP 08.12.2021 Read More
Webinar on Eco friendly construction 20.11.2021 Read More
Scope of Civil Engineering in Wind Energy 19.11.2021 Read More
Online Winter Internship Program 2021 09.11.2021 to 14.11.2021 Read More
Report on Webinar 25.10.2021 Read More
Report modular building 22.10.2021 Read More
Report on Awareness Session on Professional Opportunities in Construction Industry seminar 21.10.2021 Read More
FDP on Bridge Engineering-1 27.09.2021 to 01.10.2021 Read More
One day visit report 25.09.2021 Read More
Online training on Etabs report 23.09.2021 to 28.09.2021 Read More
Report on Python for CE webinar 23.09.2021 Read More
Report on Webinar on Aviation and Robotics 21.09.2021 Read More
Webinar on Trends in Construction Industry 17.08.2021 Read More
CAT CAC 13.08.2021 Read More
Concrete - An Overview of Current and Future Trend 11.08.2021 Read More
Design ur destiny 10.08.2021 Read More
Durability of concrete report 09.08.2021 Read More
Interior Design 02.08.2021 Read More
Application of drone in civil Engineering 30.07.2021 Read More
EXPERT TALK DEMYSTIFYING CAT EXAMINATION 24.07.2021 Read More
Online quiz contest 23.07.2021 to 30.07.2021 Read More
Webinar on MATLAB 28.06.2021 Read More
Life of Civil Engineer 26.06.2021 Read More
FDP on Bridge Engineering 21.06.2021 Read More
Interior Design online certificate course 11.06.2021 Read More
Industry expectation from civil Engineering Students 09.06.2021 Read More
World Environmental Day 07.06.2021 Read More
Report on Guidelines for buying land and house 04.06.2021 Read More
Architectural Visualizatopn studio 29.05.2021 Read More
Webinar On Women Care for your Bone Health22.01.2021Read More
Webinar On FLUID MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS 12.01.2021Read More
Benefits of GATE examination02.01.2021Read More
Digital transformation21.12.2020Read More
Groundwater Improvement07.12.2020Read More
Concrete webinar28.11.2020Read More
Disaster Management09.11.2020Read More
STTP Phase III12.10.2020Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-10”13-07-2020Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-9” 06-07-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-8 ” 29-06-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-7” 22-06-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-6” 18-06-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-5” 05-06-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-4” 26-05-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-3” 19-05-2020 Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-2” Read More
Report on “Tech Webinar Series-1 ” 05-05-2020 Read More
Air quality and transportation challenges in Metro cities 26.02.2020 Read More
Engineering for Change- Expectations & Challenges 04.01.2020 Read More
Guest Lecture on Nano application in civil engineering 17.12.2019 Read More
KPR Institution Award – KALAM’S 2020 16.11.2019 Read More
Workshop on Women Entrepreneurship and skill Development 07.09.2019 Read More
Teachers Day Celebration 05.09.2019 Read More
Motivation Talk on Entrepreneurship to Civil Engineers 21.08.2019 Read More
Report on Association Inauguration & Technical Seminar 14.08.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on Structural Design and Detailing 03.08.2019 Read More
Local Visit Report on Balakrishna Engineering 03.08.2019 Read More
National seminar on Disaster Management and Mitigation 12.07.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture report on Valuation of land and surveying 05.07.2019 Read More
Local Visit Report on vellalore compost yard 02.07.2019 Read More
Guest Lecture on How to get DTCP approval 25.06.2019 Read More
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1Special Centre – Learn ItRead More
2Demonstration Through ModelsRead More
3You Tube Video LecturesRead More
4Lecture Through MAT LAB SoftwareRead More
5Peer to Peer LearningRead More
6Google ClassroomRead More
7Club ActivitiesRead More
8On-site TeachingRead More
9Online-QuizRead More
10Group Based LearningRead More
11Online Courses (L&T Edutech College Connect, NPTEL and MOOC Courses)Read More
12Virtual LabRead More
13ActivInspire Learning tool Read More
14PowerPoint PresentationsRead More
15DON – Learning Management SystemRead More
16Product DevelopmentRead More
23.03.2022

Industry conclave 2022

15.03.2022

The Civil Engineering Conclave'2022 on Bridge Engineering

Memorandum of Understandings

ACCE (India), Coimbatore
28.10.2021
Validity: 3 years
TiE University, Coimbatore
25.10.2021
Validity: 1 year
L&T Edutech
06.10.2021
Validity: 2 years
DSOL Global
14.12.2020
Validity: 3 years
NHAI
07.12.2020
Validity: 5 years
BAI Coimbatore
30.05.2019
Validity: 3 years

Admissions

Who can Study Civil Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

Tamilnadu Candidates

The candidates must have passed the 12th standard (intermediate) or its equivalent examination from the Government recognized board with the subjects as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with the percentage as 45% (for general candidates), 40% (for backward class including Muslim), 40% (MBC & DNC) and 40% (for SC/ST/SCA) candidates.


Other State Candidates

As the candidates from other states are considered under General Category, a Pass with minimum average marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as 45% (General Category)


NRI (Non-Resident Indian Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together as in General Category


FN (Foreign National Category)

The candidate should have passed in all the subjects and scored a minimum average of 45% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics put together


Eligibility Criteria for Lateral Entry (Direct Second Year) B. E. / B. Tech Programmes

Passed Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in any branch of Engineering and Technology


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