What is Civil Engineering?

What is Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways.

Importance of Civil Engineering

Having a degree in Civil Engineering will definitely help students on their way to becoming well paid professionals in the sector. Civil engineers can be as messy or as clean as they want to be. Become a design engineer and eventually a Principal Engineer. Stay clean and make a great living doing it. Or get out in the field as a field supervisor over crews, an engineer on site, or a surveyor. There are plenty of different roles to pursue, such as nuclear engineering, quantity surveying, or even roles combining consulting or law.

Civil Engineering Department at MUIT

The Department offers Diploma, B. Tech. and M.Tech degree in Civil Engineering with four specializations, i.e., Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Highway, and Environmental Engineering. The Department additionally has a vibrant PhD programme in all of the above cited specializations.

The educational activities of the Department involves deep knowledge of fundamentals, improvement of innovative capacity to handle the challenges of Civil Engineering, and the analytical capacity to resolve problems which can be interdisciplinary in nature.

The Department also encourages its college students to interact in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, crucial for improvement, nurturing of group spirit, and developing organizational talents. The faculty members of the department are involved in research for attaining academic leadership role.

The broad objective of the department is to achieve international recognition for excellence in research and teaching, such that it is ranked as the top Civil Engineering department in the country and, thus, it becomes the top choice of graduate students for higher education and of prospective faculty for their career.

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