The Department started functioning from the inception of Polytechnic i.e. from 1963. We offer three-year full time diploma programme in Civil Engineering with an intake of 60 students. In addition, the department admits 20% lateral entry students. The department was granted Autonomous status from 1994-95. The department covers important areas such as Structural engineering, Surveying, Construction practice, Environmental engineering and Transportation engineering
The civil engineering department as well established modern laboratories to cater to the needs of academic activities and project work. It is also equipped with computational facilities. The department has also smart class rooms latest machinery and equipment. The department constantly facilitates students from other department of the institute has a gesture of support to their academic activities
The faculty in the department are committed, motivated and well equipped to offer the good teaching learning to the students.
The department encompasses societies such as IE(I) students chapter and ISTE student chapter. Students are encouraged to participate in project work contest paper presentation contest, etc. through this chapter. Guest lectures, industrial visit,etc.. are also organized through these professional societies