The department of Civil Engineering (UG) was established during the year 2005 – 2006 with an intake of 30. PG-ME (Structural Engineering) was started in the year 2011-12 with an intake of 18. The department is constantly being strengthened by the intake of qualified and experienced teaching faculty. The department of Civil Engineering has professionally equipped Laboratories like, Strength of Materials Laboratory, Survey Laboratory, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Hydraulics Laboratory, Transportation and Concrete Laboratory, and Soil Engineering Laboratory. Major Equipments are UTM 400 KN Capacity, Compression Testing Machine, Hardness Testing Machine, Impact Testing Machine, and Wood Testing Machine and Total Station. Consultancy work is being taken with various Government and Private construction companies using Total Station and Testing of materials like Cement, Bricks, Coarse aggregate Soil and Rebar. Students are being motivated in presenting papers, projects, short film competitions on various topics at various Colleges and Universities. In-plant training is arranged during vacation period at Large Scale Construction industries.
The Department is registered in Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) and the Student Chapter of ICI (LM 8965) is actively organizing various programmes constantly. The Student Chapter of ICI received “ICI ALL INDIA BEST STUDENT CHAPTER AWARD” and also “ULTRATECH BEST OUTSTANDING CHAPTER AWARD” for the year 2010-11 and 2012-13. One Batch from UG course received the BEST UG THESIS AWARD for the year 2015-16 from UltraTech Cement Ltd., and ICI Trichy Centre.