Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs

Department of Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering stands out as one of the state’s premier academic institutions. It boasts state-of-the-art laboratories and a team of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. This department was established in 1980 and has since grown to offer a wide range of educational programs.

Currently, the department provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs in civil and structural engineering, accommodating 60 and 24 students, respectively. It is affiliated with VTU, Belagavi, ensuring a high-quality education for its students.

Additionally, the Civil Engineering Department is acknowledged as a research center by Visvesvaraya Technological University, underlining its prominence in research and innovation. It also offers Ph.D. programs, providing aspiring scholars with opportunities to contribute to the field’s advancement.

In essence, the Department of Civil Engineering is a leading institution known for its outstanding facilities, faculty, and commitment to academic excellence, serving as a hub for education and research in civil and structural engineering.

The department so far bagged 29 ranks since its inception, out of that two first ranks from the VTU Belagavi.


To develop department of civil engineering of A.I.T., as a center of excellence and to strive for continuous improvement of technical education and human resource advancement.


To train the students to become quality engineers with high ethical standards of professionalism good positive attitude and perfect blend of technical and management skills to compete globally to make our country proud and prosperous.


Program Educational Objectives (PEO’s)

    • Apply scientific and mathematical concepts to provide solutions for civil engineering problems.
    • Planning, evaluating, designing, executing and handling civil engineering projects with the use of soft computing techniques.
    • Carry out research and provide innovative approaches for addressing all types of civil engineering problems.

    An engineer will be a team leader/effective team member with high ethical values, versatile, quick learner will adapt to given professional context with lifelong learning capability.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using the first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  • 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 professional engineering practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge and need for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 of technological change.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO’S)

  • The graduates will demonstrate ability to design a civil engineering system, components/process to meet desired project needs.
  • Graduates will be familiar with modern civil engineering professional software tools and demonstrate their ability in applying them for the solution of design situations.


  1. To train students to become quality engineers with high standards of professionalism and ethics that have a positive attitude and perfect blend of technical and managerial skills.
  2. To strengthen excellence in teaching by deputing faculty to quality improvement programs
  3. To improve the facilities in department library
  4. To enhance placement activities
  5. Department as the social obligation in the form of consultancy services

Every student’s academic journey is unique. How each chooses to take advantage of the opportunities to learn, grow, and flourish varies. Our alumni are passionate life-long learners and driven leaders, making a difference in the information field.