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.