Civil Engineering is another traditional branch of Engineering and was amongst the founding courses when the institution was started. This is the second oldest department of the college. Located in the 'Annex' building of the college, this department was a part of the foundations of the college.
The Department of Civil Engineering conducts both full time and part time undergraduate courses in Civil Engineering. It also conducts part time Post-Graduate courses with specializations in Soil.
The department has been engaged in various activities involving industry - institute interaction, research and development, updating curriculum, improving teaching / learning process, development of students and services to society etc.
1.Testing and consultancy services are provided related to: Environmental survey and investigations, environmental impact assessment, analysis, design, estimation and preparation of drawings for regional water supply schemes etc.
2.Analysis and designs of foundations, earthen embankments, retaining structures, compaction control etc.
3.Analysis and design of R.C.C. framed structures, Concrete Mix Design , Construction Material Testing etc.
4.Besides the testing and consultancy activities the faculty is actively engaged in various research and development projects and infrastructural development activities through the grants from AICTE, UGC.
5.Sophisticated and advanced equipments / instruments are being acquired for modernizing laboratories.
6.The faculty of the department has been delivering invited technical lectures in various study areas / subject fields from Civil Engineering at various Government / Private organizations or technical institutions.
7.Civil Engineering Students association (CESA) organizes and conducts various program and activities for overall development of students.
8.Students have been encouraged to send the technical papers to the student conferences / competitions and the department faculty has been providing necessary guidance.
9.Visits for students to various construction and project sites as well as research laboratories / organizations are arranged so as to give them exposure to the site-operations and research projects.
10.Under TEQIP scheme
i) Training programs are arranged for faculty on using soft wares acquired.
ii) Faculty attended various trainings arranged at training institutes / training centers.
iii) Various programs / workshops were organized under services to society.
11. In addition, all the routine civil maintenance works in college campus are carried out by the supporting staff under guidance of maintenance chairman from the Civil Engineering Department.
Civil Engineering Department is working right from the inception of the college in 1960. Since then the department has made continuous progress and development.
1.Department is having highly qualified, experienced faculty. The faculty is dedicated and sufficient in number. Faculty has contribution to technical journals and conferences in Civil Engineering.
2.Different laboratories from the department are equipped with the modern instruments, machinery and experimental set ups. These laboratories undergo modernization and development so as to be consistent and compatible with professional field requirements.
3.Computer laboratory at department provides internet connectivity and access to various softwares through sufficient number of computer systems having latest configuration.
4.Faculty from department makes use of modern facilities and techniques during classroom teaching. Faculty regularly uses of LCD projector, power point presentations and e-learning packages.
5.Department has established excellent liaison with govt., local bodies, and industries to render services and expertise. Faculty of the department has established itself as reliable consultancy groups in various sub-streams in Civil Engineering.
6.The government departments, local bodies and industry in southern Maharashtra refer the problems to the department. The consultancy work is done in a cohesive faculty group with constant interaction and cooperation. Thus there is a continuum and reliability of service to the society.
7. Number of students who graduated from this department have already been well placed at high positions in different govt. and private organizations. Besides, many have started their own firms and have attained reputed positions in the society.
8. Final year students from Civil Engineering get placed through campus placement cell in reputed Construction companies and organizations.