Department of Civil Engineering

About

Civil Engineering is a conventional and promising branch of engineering. It focuses on the infrastructure development of the nation. A career as a civil engineer offers several lucrative job avenues in both public and private sectors.
Job opportunities are available for engineering graduates in the area of supervision, construction, design and analysis of buildings as well as public projects, such as Water works, Sewers, Dams, Power Plants, Transmission Towers/Lines, Railroads, Highways, Bridges, Tunnels, Irrigation Canals, River Navigation, Shipping Canals, Traffic Control, Mass Transit, Airport Runways, Terminals, Industrial Plant Buildings, Skyscrapers, etc.
Civil Engineering Graduates can choose to specialise in any of the following areas:

  • Bridge Engineering
  • Construction engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Coastal and Ocean Engineering
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Materials science
  • Piles Engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Surveying
  • Timber Engineering
  • Transportation engineering
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Water resources engineering
  • Remote sensing
  • Geographical Information System
  • Earthquake Engineering

The profession demands excellent skills for both administration and supervision of projects.