Civil Engineering

B.Tech Civil Engineering (2014-18)

         Department of Civil Engineering was established way back in 2012 along with the inception of the institution. The department offers B Tech Degree in Civil Engineering, approved by AICTE and affiliated to university of Calicut and Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University. The Civil Engineering Department provides an outstanding academic environment complimented by excellence in teaching. The well-equipped laboratories in various fields of Civil Engineering such as Survey Lab, Material Testing Lab, Geotechnical Engineering Lab, Transportation Engineering Lab, Design and Analysis Lab and Environmental Engineering Lab offers all facilities for carrying out the practical oriented studies. Industrial visits, internships, lectures and summer training courses are arranged for the benefit of students. The department had the privilege of producing rank holders in the University examinations. The students of the department actively take part in curricular, co-curricular and extra- curricular activities.


To produce graduates with capabilities for adapting to new challenges and responsibilities


To provide quality education to produce competent Civil Engineering professionals

To impart professional attitude through value-based education

To instill managerial skills among budding Civil Engineers through professional orientation

Programme Educational Objectives

The Department of Civil Engineering of Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology aims at the following Programme Educational Objectives:

Graduates will have strong foundation to pursue a successful profession in Civil Engineering.

Graduates will identify and resolve Civil Engineering problems with the help of engineering tools and technology.

Graduates will exhibit managerial skills and professional ethics to meet social responsibilities.

Programme Outcomes

The Department of Civil Engineering of Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology aims at the following Programme Outcomes:

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, review research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using 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 modeling 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 of, and need for sustainable development.

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice

Individual and team work: 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.


Graduates will plan, analyze and design various engineering structures that meet specific needs of the society with appropriate considerations for healthy, safe & sustainable life and environment.

Graduates will apply engineering concepts and manage projects as a member or leader in an ethical way.

The following laboratories are available in Civil Engineering department

Civil Engineering Workshop

Civil Engineering workshop

Civil Engineering Workshop enables the students to get a practical knowledge in the various theories and concepts introduced in first year of Engineering Studies. It is offered in Semesters I & II for Civil Engineering students and other specializations. The course includes the conduct of experiments on Setting out, Field Area Calculation, Volume Computation and Leveling problems.
Lab in-charge: Ms.Sruthi Ravindran, AP/CE

Material Testing Lab-I

Material Testing Lab-I

Material testing lab-I is used to expose students on various experiments conducted on different materials which are used in Civil Engineering. In the lab, the students tests basic building materials such as cement, aggregate, steel and concrete and compares that with the standards given by Indian Standard codes. The major equipments that are available in lab are universal testing machine, torsion testing machine, impact testing machine, Brinell and Rockwell hardness testing machine, spring testing machine, fatigue testing machine.
Lab In-charge: Mr. Alwyn Varghese, AP/CE

Material Testing Lab-II

The Material Testing Laboratory II provides facilities for major tests for cement, concrete and tiles which includes test for compressive strength, flexural strength, fineness, mix design of concrete etc. These facilities can also be used for consultancy work. The various equipment in the laboratory include Vibrating Machine, Digital Motor Mixer, Compaction Factor Apparatus, Concrete Mixer Pan Type, Vee Bee Consistometer, Flow Table Apparatus, Vibrating Table, Flexural Testing Machine, Tile Flexural Testing Machine, Tile Abrasion Testing Machine, Compression Testing Machine.
Lab in-charge: Mr.Alwyn Varghese, AP/CE
Lab Technician: Mr.Suresh Babu

Surveying Lab-I

Surveying Lab-I

Survey lab I provides the students with hands-on experience to supplement instruction in surveying course. This lab imparts training in surveying using chain, compass, plane table and level.
Lab in-charge: Ms.Gopika Unni, AP/CE
Lab Technician: Mr.Suresh Babu

Surveying Lab-II

Survey lab –II is equipped with modern surveying instruments including electronic theodolite, Total Station and hand held GPS. It offers a practical course as per KTU syllabus in the third semester. It can also be used for conducting survey camps and offer short term courses in Total station surveying.
Lab in-charge: Ms. Gopika Unni, AP/CE
Lab Technician: Mr.Suresh Babu

Geotechnical Engineering Lab

Geotechnical Engineering Lab

For the design of any Civil Engineering structure, foundation has to be designed. Design of foundation requires the basic properties of soil and its safe bearing capacity. Geotechnical lab helps the students in understanding the concepts of geotechnical engineering in detail. The major equipments in the lab include the following: Casagrande apparatus, core cutter apparatus, proctor compaction apparatus, CBR apparatus, shear test apparatus, unconfined compression test apparatus.
Lab in-charge: Ms. Lakshmi Sai A, AP/CE

Design and Analysis Lab

Design and Analysis Lab

Design and Analysis Lab is established in the department with latest software packages including AutoCAD from Autodesk, STAAD.Pro and Microsoft Project to make the students familiar with drafting, analysis & design of structures and construction management. Internet connectivity is provided for all the systems. The lab is effectively utilized for conducting workshops for the benefit of students and faculty members.
Lab in-charge: Ms. Anu Retnakar, AP/CE

Environmental Engineering Lab

Environmental Engineering Lab

The Environmental Engineering laboratory mainly deals with the determination of physio-chemical and bacteriological properties of water. The laboratory has sophisticated equipments to analyze different water quality standards. It is equipped with Turbidimeter, pH meter, COD apparatus, BOD incubators, Hot Air Oven, Muffle Furnace and other equipments for water and wastewater quality analysis.
Lab in-charge: Ms. Neethu John, AP/CE

Transportation Engineering Lab

The Transportation Engineering lab has modern equipment for testing different properties of pavement materials. The tests on materials such as tests on soils used in the fill and subgrade, the aggregates used in various pavement component layers and the bituminous binders and mixes used in top layers of flexible pavements can be done in this lab. The equipment in the lab can be used for consultancy work like pavement mix design and testing the quality of materials used in pavement construction. The laboratory consists of CBR Apparatus, Marshall Stability Test Apparatus, Los Angeles Abrasion test Apparatus, Aggregate Impact Tester, Aggregate Crushing Value Apparatus, Ductility Testing Machine, Ring and Ball apparatus, Stripping value apparatus, Pensky Martens Apparatus, Standard Tar Viscometer, and Centrifuge Extractor.
Lab In-charge: Ms. Lakshmi Sai, AP/CE
Lab Technician: Mr. Sanjith.K Venu

Students Representatives


Arjun Satheesh

First year


Sharath Sunil

Second Year


Kiran U

Third year


Hari Shankar A

Fourth Year

Students Toppers


Rafseena M K

Second Year


Shiyana I

Third year


Aishwarya V

Fourth Year

Achievements Of Students

Calicut University Rank holders (2013-2017 Batch)

Department of Civil Engineering congratulates 2013-2017 batch rank holders for securing university rank positions.


Saranya R

Rank: 1


Darsana S

Rank: 4


Aiswarya N

Rank: 18


Soumya S

Rank: 33

Calicut University Rank holders (2012-2016 Batch)

Department of Civil Engineering congratulates 2012-2016 batch rank holders for securing university rank positions.


Shamna A

Rank: 17


Sumana K K

Rank: 17


Shifana K

Rank: 20

Civil Engineering Association Inauguration 2018

The Inaugural ceremony of Civil Engineering Association was held on 25.10.2018. Miss. Haritha of Seventh semester, Civil Engineering department gave the welcome address. Dr. K. K. Babu, Director, Sreepathy Institute of Management of Technology, Palakkad officially inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp. Dr.B.G. Vishnuram, Principal, Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology gave the presidential address on the occasion. Dr. K.K. Babu gave a lecture on “Geotechnical Investigation” which was very useful for the upcoming Civil Engineers. The session was very helpful for the students which covered the details of all the aspects of soil investigation. They had a good interactive session after the lecture, which helped the students to clarify their doubts on soil investigation. Mr. Rajat. T. A of fifth semester, Civil Engineering Department winded up the inaugural function by delivering the vote of thanks and with a hope that the coming academic year will be prosperous.

Civil Engineering Association Guest Lecture 2017

Civil Engineering Association organized a lecture on Non Destructive Testing (NDT) on 26th September 2017. Dr. B.G. Vishnuram, Principal, Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology gave the presidential address. Dr. P. Rama Mohan RaoPannem, Associate Professor, Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, Vellore, Tamilnadu gave the lecture. Dr. P. Rama Mohan RaoPannem covered the various systems used in the field for testing the concrete structures. He also discussed the different situations where NDT seems to be effective. Certain case studies were presented to understand the working principle of NDT. The session was very helpful and informative for the students.

Inauguration of Civil Engineering Association DAKSHINARUS 2017

The official inauguration of Civil Engineering Association was done by Dr. Subramania Prasad, former Professor, NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad on 24.08.2017 by lighting the lamp. Dr. P.Sankarankutty, Director, Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology gave the presidential address on the occasion. The felicitation was done by Dr. B.G. Vishnuram, Principal, ASET. A lecture on “Challenges in Civil Engineering” was given by the chief guest, which was very useful for the future engineers. The students were inspired by the interactive session building a positive attitude. Prof.Nirmala Devi, Civil Engineering Dept ASET presented Memento to the Chief Guest as a token of Gratitude.

Inauguration of Civil Engineering Association DAKSHINARUS-2015

The Association of Civil Engineering Department Dakshinarus was inaugurated on 18-08-15 by Shri. A. Sudhahar, Former Sectratary, The association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Coimbatore Chapter. The HOD of the Civil Engineering Department Dr. Jino John welcomed the gathering and the Director Dr.G. Sankarankutty delivered the Presidential Address. The chief guest of the day was Shri. A sudhahar then delivered the inaugural addressand the Association was formally inaugurated by the lighting the lamp.


This was followed by a technical session on Good Construction Practices by the chief guest.He emphasised the need for economical design, good workmanship, and better selection of materials in construction. He also mentioned the need to provide solutions rather answers in the field of civil construction.It was extremely an informative and inspiring session. .

Afternoon Session

In the afternoon session a technical exhibition was held. Various technical games were conducted in which all the students took active participation. The day finally came to an end by promising more such programs from the association. .

Dr.Jino John ,

Head of the Department
Department of Civil Engineering ,
Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology ,
Ahalia Health,Heritage & Knowledge Village,
Pincode - 678 557.

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