In the context of the exponential growth in the development of infrastructure globally, the Department of Civil Engineering aspires to produce professionals of competence capable of integrating technological advances into their applications, to address the diverse requirements of the nation in various areas of civil engineering and prove to be the worthy sons of the soil by playing a constructive role in infrastructural development of the nation.
To supplement the theoretical knowledge of the students through field trips and on-site experience and to equip them handle real-time situations.
To familiarize the students with the current trends in construction technology utilizing software like AUTOCAD, ANSYS and STAD for design analysis and applications.
To motivate the students towards higher learning, research and development and participation in technical exhibitions and paper presentations and national seminars in the domain of civil engineering.
Considered the mother of all engineering disciplines and the backbone of comprehensive development of a country, Civil Engineering is a much sought after discipline today. The Department of Civil Engineering has well experienced and versatile members of faculty with exposure to the latest interactive teaching methodologies, research and advanced practices in industry. Aspiring students are initiated into research- oriented activities and hands-on practical engineering experience. Full-fledged and fully equipped laboratories and workshops with advanced equipment and the latest technologies cater to the requirement of the students.
The academic activities of the department concentrate on providing a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts, development of creative ability among the students to handle diverse complex challenges in the field of civil engineering and analytical skills to solve problems which are interdisciplinary in nature. GIST aims at providing a cutting edge to the students in the current competitive context. The department is equipped with the following state-of-the-art laboratories: Strength of Materials Lab, Environmental Engineering Lab, Surveying lab, Concrete and Highway Engineering Lab, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Engineering Lab and the required workshops and licensed versions of software like AUTOCAD, ANSYS and STAD.