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Why Should I Study Structural Engineering?

structural 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 a sustainable future, both in the UK and abroad.

What will I Learn??

If you study structural engineering at postgraduate 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, structural 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 Structural engineering degrees.

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



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


  • 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

Duration: 2 years

No. of Semesters: 4

Intake / No. of Seats: 18

PO 1:Independently carry out research /investigation and development work to solve practical problems

PO 2:Write and present a substantial technical report/document

PO 3:Demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area as per the specialization of the program. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the appropriate bachelor program

PO 4:Analyze and design the reinforced concrete structures and steel structures as per the codal provisions

PO 5:Address the societal needs with an interdisciplinary approach through advanced courses and get exposed to the latest technologies to be industry ready

PO 6:Engage in lifelong learning for updating oneself on structural engineering contemporary advancements

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Structural Engineering represent major accomplishments that the graduates are expected to achieve after two years of graduation

PEO 1: Graduates will attain knowledge and skills in structural engineering that foster career and professional accomplishment in the public or private sector organizations

PEO 2: Graduates will obtain commitment for solving complex real life issues related to analysis, design and maintenance of structures under various environmental conditions

PEO 3: Graduates will possess competence on latest tools and techniques and professional responsibilities by performing quality research in institutions of international repute or in Research organizations or Academia

Career Opportunities

A career after Structural engineering is highly rewarding. There are jobs that involve supervision, construction, design and analyzes 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. Excellence 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 structural engineer involved in its construction. Isn’t it interesting!

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Department Information

Know more about Structural Engineering at KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology

  Name Affiliation Email
Er. A.K. Sadashivam Vaasthu Scientist, Consulting Engineer, NCC Limited, Doha City, Qatar
Mr. S. Balamurugan Civil Engineer and Registered Valuer, Prajith Associaate

Mr. Anandaraj S

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. Vivek D

Assistant Professor (SR.G)

Mr. S. Yuvaraj

Assistant Professor (SR.G)


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

A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained atleast 50% (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination

  1. B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. Degree Programmes (or)
  2. B.Pharm. Degree Programmes (or)
  3. Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed

10 + 2 + AMIE (or) 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE


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