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The Department of Civil Engineering is one of the oldest department of the Institute started in 1960. It offers B.Tech (Civil Engineering) degree and 7 M.Tech degree in Hydro Power Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environment Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and  Geo informatics specialization. It also offer Ph.D degree.  The department has 30 highly qualified and dedicated faculty who strives to produce competent professionals who are abreast with the latest technology and are equipped with enterprising skills necessary for a designer and also for a site engineer.

 Vision of the Department


To be a global centre of excellence in technical and professional education for graduating engineers and serve as a valuable resource to the nation.


Mission of the Department


  1. To bring the graduating engineers and professionals abreast with the cutting edge technology for profession and research, prepare and develop their full potential with ethics and moral values.
  2. To emerge as a leader in technology promotion in identified areas of regional and national importance through enhanced industry-institute interaction.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department


 Programme Educational Objectives of the Civil Engineering programme addresses wide aspects of Civil Engineering students inline with the department vision and mission. These are -

 To prepare the program as a thorough and step by step preparation of students for higher learning, conducting research and /or ready for employment.

  1. To orient the program so as to help the students in acquiring professionalism and technical competence.
  2. Widen the horizon of knowledge both in breadth and depth for promoting a scientific approach in solving civil engineering and interdisciplinary problems.
  3. To inculcate human values among the students and encourage them to follow ethical practices.
  4. To encourage students to apply the knowledge for upliftment of society and creation of an environment which will be sustainable and globally compatible.
  5. To develop the department as a leading provider of cutting edge technology in identified areas in the central region.


The UG course of the department has been awarded "A' grade by the National Board of Accreditation. The department has 11 well equipped laboratories which provide good facilities for teaching, field testing, consultancy and research works in Civil Engineering. The department has a Hydro Research Laboratory which is one of its kind in an educational Institution in the country for hydraulic machine model testing, The department ensures regular updating of the curriculum of all courses, in consultation with industries and academician. The placement of students through campus interviews is very good in terms of number and packages.

The faculty members have been delivering expert lectures for engineers from fields and industries at various organizations. The department faculty have 2 patents. The faculty is also generating substantial revenue through  testing and consultancy works. In the recent scenario of globalization and Indian Economy, infrastructure development and conservation of Water Resources and Environment, focus is on :

* National Highway Development Project

* Prime Ministers Gramin Sadak Yojna

* Housing Development and Other Building Activity.

* Power Generation Including Irrigation Facilities.

* Environmental Protection and Conservation like Bhoj Wetland and Chilka Lake Projects.

* Petroleum Sector - Bina Refinery (India-Oman Project)

All these above projects will need large number of Civil Engineers in coming 15 years.

We at MANIT look at this as a challenge and opportunity and are fully committed to serve the nation by providing excellent quality engineers to the Profession.

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