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Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering has been in existence at VKIT since 2013 with an intake of 60. The faculty with highest qualification and experience trains the students in the domines of Planning, Design, Construction and Management etc. The academic activities of the Department emphasizes deep understanding of fundamental principles, development of creative ability to handle the challenges of Civil Engineering and the analytical ability to solve problems which are interdisciplinary in nature. The Department also encourages its students to engage in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, essential for development, nurturing of team spirit and developing organizational skills.

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An outstanding knowledge dissemination centre through cutting edge technology to produce globally acceptable, competent Civil Engineers who will be in the forefront of planning, designing and executing Civil Engineering innovations for the benefit of mankind.

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Providing continuous teaching, learning, research, Professorssionalism and ethics to students through committed faculty, state of the art infrastructure, student industry interactions and co- curricular activities to create dedicated, committed, technically sound and environmentally conscious Civil Engineers.


Assistant Professor & Incharge Head


  • To take up challenging Professorssional roles successfully in industry Government and Private sectors.
  • To involve in research and higher education with zeal for lifelong learning.
  • To exhibit leadership qualities with excellent communication skills, Professorssionalism.


Program Outcome (POs)

  • PO 1. Engineering knowledge:    Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO 2. Problem analysis:   Identify, formulate, review research literature and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences and engineering sciences.
  • PO 3. Design/development of solutions:    Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • PO 4. Conduct investigations of complex problems:    Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • PO 5. Modern tool usage:    Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO 6. The engineer and society:    Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the Professorssional engineering practice.
  • PO 7. Environment and sustainability :   Understand the impact of the Professorssional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO 8. Ethics:   Apply ethical principles and commit to Professorssional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • PO 9. Individual and teamwork:    Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO 10. Communication:   Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO 11. Project management and finance:    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PO 12. Life-long learning:    Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context to technological change.

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Short Term Goals

Department having faculty members engaged in research and consultancy activities. Department is recognized as research centre by the VTU. Highly merited students preferring Civil branch of VKIT. Improved institution level placement activity catering to Civil branch.

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Long Term Goals

Department growing with addition of PG and PhD programs. Student intake is increased to 120 from the present 60. Additional infrastructure facility in terms of buildings and equipment to support the research activities. Department is recognized by NBA. Faculty members to work on funded projects from different agencies. Faculty members conducting National/International level seminars and conferences.


Sl No Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1 C S Shashikumar Assistant Professor B.E M.E (Ph.D)
2 Harish T S Assistant Professor B.E M.Tech
3 Puneeth M N Assistant Professor M.Sc
4 Siddaraju N Assistant Professor M.E
5 Varnashree M R Assistant Professor M.Tech
6 Ranjitha K Assistant Professor M.E
7 Rudraswamy M P Assistant Professor M.Tech (Ph.D)
8 Manasa B Assistant Professor M.Tech

Non-Teaching Faculty

Sl No Name of the Faculty Designation Qualification
1 Arun M Instructor Diploma (Civil Engineering)
2 Divya K N Assistant Instructor Diploma (Civil Engineering)
3 Shivappa H T Lab Assistant JOC (Surveying)
4 Sindhu S Instructor B.E (Civil Engineering)

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