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Civil Engineering Department is one of the first core branches established in 1986 with a mission of offering quality technical education and effective interaction with industries giving special emphasis on R & D and Consultancy. The department is running B. Tech. (Civil Engineering), M. Tech. (Structural Engineering), M. Tech. (Environmental Science and Engineering) and Ph.D. Courses. The department is proud of its experienced faculty, well-equipped laboratories and other infrastructure available. The department has been recognized as a consultancy centre for road construction, material testing, structural design, etc. by leading government agencies and private sectors. B. Tech. (Civil Engineering) programme is accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA), India four times in 2005, 2012, 2017 & 2020 (For Three Years). The department is having its own computer centre linked to the BIT LAN and advanced computing Lab with the latest Software like STAAD PRO, ANSYS, SAP2000, ETABS etc.

Year of Establishment:         1986

COURSES OFFERED & INTAKE:

 

  1. Bachelor of Technology Civil Engineering): 120
  2. Master of Technology (Structural Engineering): 18
  3. Master of Technology (Environmental Science and Engineering) Part Time: 15

Vision

Department strives to create value based globally competent Civil Engineering professionals to collaborate in Research and Innovation for better development of the nation.

Mission

To impart well co-ordinated and sincere efforts:

  • To evolve and follow dynamic and flexible outcome based curricula to produce Civil Engineers with a balanced blend of technical, ethical, societal and environmental concerns.
  • To constantly upgrade the departmental infrastructural resources, pedagogical tools and human resources using the state-of-the-art technology.
  • To instill lifelong learning interest in the Research and Development opportunities in the field of Civil Engineering.
  • To assist and encourage extra-curricular and other value-based activities to promote the overall development of students and to serve the society.

 

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  1. To groom civil engineering graduates using a dynamic and  flexible Outcome Based curricula with proper blend of technical, societal, ethical and environmental concerns.
  2. To equip the graduates with the  proficiency to apply the state of art technology by continuously upgrading the infrastructural facilities, pedagogical tools and human resources in the Department.

  3. To produce skillful Civil Engineering Professionals with an aptitude for lifelong learning and innovative practices for Research and Development.

  4. To groom Civil Engineering Professionals with a right blend of sound technical knowledge,  professional values and ethics for their employability, entrepreneurship, higher education and to serve the society.

 

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Engineering Graduates will be able to
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  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an civil engineering specialization to the solution of complex civil engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex civil 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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

  1. An ability to provide safe, economical and practical solutions to various civil engineering problems.

  2. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a technical team and effectively manage projects of civil engineering and multidisciplinary nature.

  3. An ability to visualize innovative solutions for certain challenges for which existing solutions may not be acceptable.

  4. A commitment to professional ethics with an emphasis on quality, timeliness and continuous improvement.

Other

Department  Achievements  

  • The civil engineering department is a state technical agency (STA) for Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
  • The department plays important role in testing and consultancy for State Government and Public Sectors as well as for Private Sectors.

 

Members of Board of Studies (Civil Engineering):

  1. Dr. S. K. Jaiswal (Chairman)
  2. Dr. S. J. Nair (Co-opt by Chairman BOS)
  3. Dr.  Nishant Yadav (Member)
  4. Mrs. Mallika Jain (Member)

News & Events

26

Aug

Team CEA 2023

  • Team CEA 2023

26

Aug

REEL MAKING COMPETITION

  • "Reel Making Competition" on the theme of "Modern trends in Civil Engineering"

24

Aug

ALUMNI INTERACTION WITH SONAM MAHESHWARI

  • “Exploring Opportunities beyond Academics” by Ms. Sonam Maheshwari, Co-founder of Constructivist, M.Tech BITS Pilani, Selected for Airport authority of India,

15

Apr

Expert session on “Digital Evolution in Structural Engineering”

  • “Digital Evolution in Structural Engineering” by Er Amarjeet Singh, Govt. Consultant in Field of Projects, Construction & Structural Design,

18

Mar

Group Discussion and Personal Interview

  • Group Discussion and Personal Interview

10

Feb

CIVIQ- A Technical Quiz

  • "CiviQ:The TECHNICAL QUIZ " Round 1: Technical round Round 2 : GK and Civil Round 3 : Pictorial

19

Nov

Oath Taking Ceremony

  • Oath taking ceremony of CEA for Post Bearers and Committee Members

30

Sep

Treasure Hunt

  • ROUNDS - 1- QUIZ 2- TECHNICAL QUIZ 3- PICTORIAL QUIZ PARTICIPANTS – 44 TEAMS (GROUP OF 3 or 4)

06

Sep

3rd Sem Induction Program

  • Successfully completion of a second-year induction program in the Civil Engg Department

15

Sep

ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION ON TOPIC: PRICE OF INDEPENDENT INDIA

  • ARTICLE WRITING COMPETITION DATE – 15 AUGUST 2021 TOPIC – PRICE OF INDEPENDENT INDIA

28

Jan

Paper Presentation Competition

  • Paper Presentation Competition was conducted for all branches by the Civil Department in association with CREDA on the topic "Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation". First prize was secured by Devansh Verma and Praveen (2nd year Civil Dept.), second p

18

Jan

Speech Competition

  • Speech Competition was conducted for 2nd year students on the topic - "Technological Advancements in the field of Civil Engineering". Various students actively participated. Devansh Verma, Yogesh Shrivastava and Yashasvi Akant secured 1st, 2nd and 3rd pos

18

Jan

Oath Taking Ceremony

  • New members of the Civil Dept. Student Council took solemn oath to uphold their righteous path and fulfill their respective duties and responsibilities.

17

Oct

State Level Hackathon

  • Two 5th Sem Students, namely, Anusha Pandey and Aniket Kumar Patel, won First Prize in a state level Hackathon Competition together with a cash reward of Rs. 30,000, after beating nearly 325 teams from around the state.

14

Oct

STTP on Structural Engineering and Design

  • A short term training program on Structural Engineering and Design was organised by Civil Department, BIT Durg. Various prominent speakers from NIT Raipur and BIT Durg, namely, Dr. Rajesh Tripathi, Dr. M.K.Gupta, Dr. G.D. Ramtekkar and Dr. Mohit Jaiswal,

12

Oct

A one day workshop on Teaching-Learning and Examination Scheme of New Curriculum -2019 Training Program

  • A one day workshop was organised in Civil Department, BIT Durg. Dr. P.K. Ghosh, the Principal of Krishna Engineering College, was invited to conduct the workshop for all the faculty members of our department. The workshop was very educating and was enjoye

14

Sep

Poster Making Competition - Engineer's Day 2019

  • A college level Poster Making Competition on the theme- "Engineering for change" was organised to honor Engineer's Day by Mrs. Shraddha Sharma. There were in total 52 entries, out of which, Civil Department's 5th Semester student Anusha Pandey stood secon

13

Sep

Technical paper presentation competition - Engineer's Day 2019

  • On the occasion of Engineer’s Day 15th September 2019, the professional activity club under the umbrella of Students Chapter Institute of Engineers, India in association with Civil Engineering Association, B.I.T. Durg., organized a Technical Paper Prese

05

Sep

Teacher's Day Celebrations-2019

  • The Teacher’s Day was celebrated with much pomp and pleasure in Civil Department. The teachers were welcomed with tilak by gratified students and were presented roses as a token of respect. After the enlightening and motivational talk by HOD sir, the eve

02

Aug

First Year Induction Programme

  • Successfully completion of a first-year induction program in Civil Engg Department

27

Jul

Professional Activity Club Awareness Program

  • In this event, students learned about the professional activities that can help in their career.

01

Mar

BITCON 2019

  • "BITCON" national congress was conducted on bit Durg campus

17

Jan

Two Days intensive training program on "Energy Conservation Building Code".

  • The event was conducted by CREDA on BIT Campus. The event educated the participants on solar and Eco-friendly buildings.

06

Aug

Invited Talk

  • Prof. Gangadhar Ramtekkar from NIT- Raipur, enlightened 5th semester students with his impeccable knowledge of Structural Engineering. Students were both educated and illuminated with the shared knowledge.
Faculty
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Dr. (Mrs.) Sindhu J. Nair

Professor & Head

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Dr. S. K . Jaiswal

Professor & Dean (Academics)

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Dr. Nishant Yadav

Associate Professor

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lovelena Nandy

Assitant Professor

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Mrs. Mallika Jain

Assistant Professor

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Mrs. Madhumati Yadav

Assistant professor

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Mr. Tushar Saxena

Assistant professor

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Mr. Hitesh Sharma

Assistant professor

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Mrs. Deepa Sahu

Assistant professor

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Ms.Deepti Hazari

Assistant professor

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Mr. Sumit Gupta

Assistant professor

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Mr. Gaurav Kesharwani

Assistant professor

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Mrs. Shikha Verma

Assistant Professor

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Mr. Shubham Dashore

Assistant Professor

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Mrs. SARITA TIWARI

Assistant Professor

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Ms. Bhavana Bhonsle

Assistant Professor

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Mr. Ankush Haldkar

Assistant Professor

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Ankita Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Staff
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Mr. V. Venketeshwarlu

Sr. Technician Employee ID : 20084 Date of Joining : 17-06-1995 Nature of Association : Regular
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Mr. Thanu Chandravanshi

attendant Employee ID : 20255 Date of Joining : 01-02-2011 Nature of Association : Regular
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Shri Sai Prasad Gopi

Programming Assistant Employee ID : 20147 Date of Joining : 01-11-2004 Nature of Association : Regular
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Jageshwar prasad Sahu

Sr. Lab Assistant Employee ID : 20018 Date of Joining : 16-08-1988 Nature of Association : Regular
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Shri Onkar Pd. Sinha

Sr. Lab Assistant Employee ID : 20050 Date of Joining : 11-10-1991 Nature of Association : Regular
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Shri Om Narayan Sharma

Lab Assistant Employee ID : 20231 Date of Joining : 22-06-2009 Nature of Association : Regular
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Shri Jeetram Mahilane

Lab Assistant Employee ID : 20150 Date of Joining : 01-12-2004 Nature of Association : Regular
Laboratory

  1. Structure Lab 1.         Structural Steel Loading Frame Mr.Sumit Gupta
2.         Compression Testing Machine
      2. Transportation Engineering Lab 1.         Road Material Testing Mrs.Mallika Jain
2.         Ductility Testing Machine
3.         Deval's Abrasion Machine
4.         Marshall Stability Machine
5.         Benkelman Beam
      3. Computer Lab 1.         Computer Software & PCs (Lenovo – i3 / 18.5” LCD Monitor – 30 Nos.) Mrs Deepa Sahu
2.         Multimedia Projector
      4. Computer-Aided Structural Engineering Lab 3.         ANSYS (Version 18) Dr. Nishant Yadav
4.         STAAD.Pro (V8i)
5.         SAP 2000 (Version 15)
6.         Lenovo – i3 / 18.5” LCD Monitor – 32 Nos.
7.         Lenovo – i3 / 46 B RAM / 64 BIT – 4 Nos.
8.         ETABS – V-9.7.4
      5. Concrete Lab 1.         Compression testing machine Mr.Tushar Saxena
2.         Concrete strength test hammer
3.         Humidity Chamber
4.         Automatic Temperature Curing Tank
5.         Self Compacting Concrete Equipment
       6. Geotech Engineering Lab 1.         Plate load test apparatus Mr.Hitesh Sharma
2.         Tri-Axial Shear Test Apparatus
3.         Universal Automatic Compactor
4.         Direct Shear Test Apparatus
5. Unconfined testing machine
6.         Electronic top-loading balance
7.         Hot air oven
      7. Survey Lab 1.         Total Station Mrs. Shikha Verma
2.         Electronic Digital Theodolite
3.         Auto Level
      8. Environmental Engineering Lab 1.         Water testing Facilities (Water analysis kit) Dr.(Mrs).Sindhu.J.Nair
2.         BOD Incubator
3.         COD Reactor
4.         UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
5.         Dust Sampler  
       9. Geology Lab 1. Model of folds, faults and strike. Mr. Hitesh Sharma
2. Hardness Scale
3. Map of EarthQuake Zone.
       10. Fluid Mechanics Lab 1.         Tilting flume Ms.Deepti Hazari
2.         Pelton wheel turbine
3.         Francis turbine
4.         Kaplan turbine
5.         Centrifugal pump (variable speed)
6.         Centrifugal pump (rated speed)
7.         Centrifugal pump (multi stage)

Research & Development

 

1.DR. M.K. GUPTA

Qualification Designation Paper published Vacant positions Contact No. Email id
PHD, B.E. (Civil ) Professor

JOURNALS:( INTERNATIONAL:15

NATIONAL:15)

CONFERENCES: (INTERNATIONAL:04

NATIONAL:17)

2 9826446405
info@mohangupta.com  

Research Areas: Structures

2.DR. S. K . JAISWAL

Qualification Designation Paper published Vacant positions Contact No. Email id
Ph. D., M.E. (Water Resources Engineering), B.E. (Civil ) Professor & Head

JOURNALS:( INTERNATIONAL:30

NATIONAL:03)

CONFERENCES: 

NATIONAL:21)

1 9826390893 sk.jaiswal@bitdurg.ac.in

Research Areas: Water Resources

DR (MRS) SINDHU J NAIR

Qualification Designation Paper published Vacant positions Contact No. Email id
Ph. D. (Civil Engienering), M.Tech. (Environmental Science and Engineering), M.Sc. (Environmental Science), MBA (Marketing), B.Tech (Civil Engineering). Professor

JOURNALS:

INTERNATIONAL:54

NATIONAL:05

 

CONFERENCES:

INTERNATIONAL:01

NATIONAL:12

 

1 9893369602 sindhuj.nair@bitdurg.ac.in

Research Areas: Envirnomental

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