B. Tech. Degree In Civil Engineering

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Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (B.Tech)

Duration: 4 years, eight semesters. 

Eligibility: Candidates passing HSC (Standard XII) examination of Karnataka State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education or its equivalent examination with subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and should have secured minimum 45 % marks in physics, Chemistry & Mathematics added together. For SC/ST candidates, minimum marks required is 40% in physics, Chemistry & Mathematics added together.

Candidates passing Diploma in Engineering / Technology examination with minimum of 45% marks from the Polytechnics affiliated to AICTE approved Polytechnics are eligible for the Lateral Entry Admission for B.TECH. program in the 2nd year. For SC/ST candidates, the minimum marks percentage required is 40% in Diploma.

About B.Tech (Civil Engg) :

Srinivas University’s Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (B.Tech.) program nurtures and develops students as young & dynamic engineers. The program lays emphasis on preparing students to become competent Civil Engineers with latest technological knowledge as per global needs by building their capabilities, sound technical knowledge, skills and attitude. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (B.Tech.) program is a four-year graduate programme. The aim of the Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering (B.Tech.) program is to prepare students for successful careers in the field of Civil Engineering as per international standards and to prepare students to become responsible and contributing members of the community.

The Dept. of Civil Engg has a team of highly qualified and dedicated faculty members along with experienced supporting staffs, state of the art laboratories, multimedia classrooms, digital online library facilities and good infrastructure provides a healthy and professional environment for the pursuit of academic excellence.

The department has established the following well equipped laboratories for the regular academic works and also for the research activities:

  • Auto CAD – well equipped with software’s like Auto CAD, STAADPRO, NISA, etc.
  • Civil Engg Surveying – has modern surveying instruments namely Total Station, Theodolites, Dumpy Levels, etc.
  • Structural Engineering – equipped with UTM, CTM, etc.
  • Strength of Materials – well equipped with Universal Testing Machines of capacity 100 tonnes, Compression Testing Machine of capacity 100 tonnes, Torsion Testing Machine, Hardness Testing Machines (Brinnel and Rockwell), Impact Testing Machine, Fatigue Testing Machine, etc.
  • Concrete Technology & Highway Material Testing Lab – well designed and well equipped with machinery & apparatus to conduct test on building materials like cement, fine aggregate, coarse aggregate, concrete, bricks, tiles (Roofing & Paving), concrete blocks, bitumen etc. so that the lab is suitable for regular academic works, research works and also for the consultancy works.
  • Environmental Engineering – well equipped to facilitate the testing of water samples for physical, chemical and biological parameters.
  • Soil Mechanics / Geo Technical Engineering – the lab is well equipped with the equipments and apparatus required to carry out all types of tests namely triaxial test, direct shear test, CBR test, Static cone penetrometer test, grain size distribution, consistency limits, permeability tests, proctor compaction tests, bearing capacity tests, etc.
  • Engineering Geology
  • Hydraulic Mechanics – the laboratory is equipped with different types of turbines, pumps, and other miscellaneous hydraulics machines.
  • Irrigation – the lab is equipped with machineries to measure the rate of flow using notches, weirs, venturimeter, orifices meter, etc.

The department has plans to set up research laboratories in collaboration with industry and other bodies. The department aims to shape the career of students to not only gain knowledge, but also to become excel in the international market with knowledge and ethics. In this regard, the department conducts a number of seminar, technical talks and debates by inviting professionals and experts from industries and research centers, and also conducts field visits / industrial visits to enrich the knowledge of civil engineering students. The department is striving the level best to do more achievements in academics and research activities.

Student Organisation – SRISTICA

The Civil Engineering Student’s Chapter “SRISTICA” (SRInivasSTudents Innovative Civil Association) was started in the year 2011 with a view to provide platform for civil engineering students to organise activities like seminars, technical talks, guest lectures, etc. Experts and professionals from the industry, research centers and the academia are regularly invited to share their experience and to impart knowledge to the civil engineering students. Election for the various positions of Office Bearers of SRISTICA is conducted on annual basis, in the month of August. The aim of conducting election is to promote the leadership and team building abilities of students, and also to organise various events under the leadership of HOD and Faculty Coordinators.

Special Features of the Program:

  • Industry oriented syllabus with special focus on experimental learning.
  • Seminars, Technical Talks and Interactions with industrial experts.
  • Innovations in examination system with opportunity for personal seeing of evaluated papers.
  • 50% weightage of marks on continuous evaluation and 50% weightage on semester end exam.
  • Make-up exams in every semester to avoid year loss.
  • Opportunity to take Structural Engineering / Construction Management Specialization.
  • Placement support and research oriented projects for every student.
  • Focus on smart skill development & training on Civil Engineering practices.
  • Opportunity to visit Civil / Construction Industry and Project Sites.
  • Separate Hostel & Transport facility for boys & Girls.
  • Further Opportunity to do M.Tech and Ph.D. programs.

Career Opportunities:

Civil Engineers have opportunities in construction / contracting / consultancy companies, valuation sectors like banks and insurance companies, government departments like Municipalities, Pubic Work Departments, Ministry of Housing, Ministry of Transportation, Electricity and Water Authority Departments, Urban Development or Town Planning Departments, Real Estate Agencies, National Highway Authority, etc. Now a day Civil Engineers are also finding suitable placements in the field of construction materials manufacturing fields and marketing of the civil engineering products.

  • Further Opportunity to pursue M.Tech.
  • Opportunity to appear for GATE/Engineering Services and other competitive Exams.

Scope of Civil Engineering:

Civil Engineering is one of the most traditional branches of engineering deals with the construction of residential, commercial, industrial and civil engineering structures both in Private and Public sector. Civil Engineers design the structures, produce drawings, prepare specifications, bill of quantities, method statements, contract documents, construction planning and schedule of work, quality control / quality assurance of the works, controlling and commissioning of the project. Civil Engineering projects includes construction of roads, buildings, bridges, airports, tunnels, dams, break waters, ware houses, power plants, treatment plants, canals, drains, water supply and sewage systems, harbours, docks, and so many other structures which in both Private and Public sector.

 

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