Department of Civil Engineering


The Civil Engineering Workshop enables students to familiarize varieties of building materials, tools and methods employed in construction industry. Team working activities and environment help in inculcating skills necessary for planning, preparing and executing Engineering Projects.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Laboratory

Most widely used Design and Analysis software programs available in the laboratory improve the technical skills and competence of students in the field of Civil engineering. The knowledge acquired in the laboratory also equip the students to excel in construction industry.

Softwares used

  • Auto CAD
  • Staad. Pro
  • Microsoft Project
  • Ansys
  • SAP

Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory

The student will gain hands-on experience in Soil tests to determine parameters such as moisture content, density, grain size distribution and specific gravity, Index properties, bearing capacity and Strength characteristics of soil needed for geotechnical engineering Design.

List of Major equipment

  • Casagrande Apparatus
  • Shrinkage Limit Apparatus
  • Pycnometer
  • Direct Shear Test Apparatus
  • Unconfined Compression Test Apparatus
  • CBR Test Apparatus
  • Vane Shear Test Equipment
  • Core Cutter

Transportation Engineering Laboratory

This laboratory enables determination of characteristics of materials used in the fields of rigid and flexible pavements. Several instruments exist in the lab for conducting materials characterization tests.

List of Major equipment

  • Impact test apparatus
  • Los Angeles abrasion test apparatus
  • Compression testing Machine
  • CBR test apparatus
  • Length gauge and thickness gauge
  • Penetration test apparatus
  • Ductility test apparatus
  • Ring and ball apparatus

Material Testing Laboratory

Material testing laboratory enables testing and evaluation of material quality, performance for research and consultancy purposes.

List of Major equipment

  • Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  • Torsion Testing Machine
  • Compression Testing Machine
  • Spring Testing Machine
  • Hardness Testing Machine
  • Impact Testing Machine
  • Ultra Sonic Pulse Velocity Testing Machine (NDT)
  • Rebound Hammer Testing Machine (NDT)

Concrete Testing Laboratory

This laboratory enables students to study the physical and mechanical properties of the Concrete making materials. The laboratory has facility to assess the quality of concrete in terms of compressive strength, tensile strength, modulus of rupture, workability test.

List of Major equipment

  • Slump Test Apparatus
  • Vee Bee Consistometer
  • Flow Table Apparatus
  • Compaction Factor Apparatus
  • Compression Testing Machine
  • Flexure Testing Machine

Surveying Laboratory

Survey laboratory is equipped with latest instruments to determine the relative position of points or physical and cultural details above, on, or below the surface of the Earth, and to depict them in usable form, or to establish the position of points or details works.

List of Major equipment

  • Levels
  • Total Stations

Environmental Engineering Laboratory

The Environmental Laboratory comprises of modern and technically advanced instruments needed for water and wastewater analyses. The laboratory has also many in-situ devices and equipment to perform different qualitative and quantitative assessments of water samples.