School of Civil Engineering

INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING

The School of Civil Engineering at Gandhi Engineering College(GEC), one of the NAAC "A" grade Accredited and NIRF Ranked Engineering College in the state of Odisha, offers both undergraduate(B.Tech) and postgraduate(M.Tech) programs in Civil Engineering. Civil Engineers are the pillars on which the architectural and industrial development of a country stands strong. To justify their roles in society, these Civil Engineers must be provided with the best theoretical as well as practical knowledge along with a creative mindset.

Gandhi Engineering College being one of the best colleges for Civil Engineering in Odisha has the potential to produce such highly efficient Civil engineers who can build a powerful future for our country.

Programs Offered...

The School of School of Civil Engineering at Gandhi Engineering College (GEC) offers

  • 4 years B.Tech program in Civil Engineering
  • 2 years M.Tech program in Structural engineering Specialization
  • 3 years Diploma program in Civil Engineering
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CIVIL ENGINEERING AS CAREER OPTIONS:

As a Civil Engineer, You can take up career Options in the diverse fields such as:

  • Building Control Surveyor
  • Consulting Civil Engineer
  • Contracting Civil Engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Water resource engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Transport & Urban Engineer
  • Billing Engineer
  • Building services engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Cost & Estimation Engineer
  • Engineering geologist
  • Geo-technical engineers
  • Planning Engineer/Project Engineer
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Sales Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Specification Engineer

The job opportunities will be available to you both in the Government as well as the Private Sector. Various Government departments like the Central public works department (CPWD), Department of Atomic energy, etc., conduct their exams for recruitment. Following are the major Public Sector Companies hiring Civil Engineering Graduates:

  • NTPC – National Thermal Power Corporation Limited
  • BHEL – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • ONGC – Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
  • HAL – Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • GAIL – Gas Authority of India Limited
  • SAIL – Steel Authority of India Limited
  • IOCL – Indian Oil Corporation
  • BSNL – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization

The School of Civil Engineering is equipped with the most efficient and experienced faculties of various specializations of Civil Engineering. They take prime responsibility for the development of innovative and problem-solving skills of the students. They focus on practical implementations in the field of the concepts of textbooks during the laboratory sessions which will be helpful for the students in their future job roles.

The Road ahead...

The academic activities are well structured and focused on the understanding of basic concepts and towards enhancing the problem-solving capacity and analytical ability of the students.

The department also organizes various techno-cultural programs to encourage the student's creativity as well as co-curricular prosperity. These activities also help the students to improve their organizational skills and nurture team spirit.

Along with academic and cultural skills, the students are also encouraged toward prioritizing ethical and moral values which is a highly required life skill in today’s society.These specialties of the department justify choosing Gandhi engineering college as one of the top colleges for civil engineering in Bhubaneswar.

Our Motto...

Education is fundamental for the complete development of individuals' is a truth. To shape this, we as a premier teaching institute, endeavor to harness this inherent potential through meeting the growing needs of higher technical education. The Department has a full-fledged infrastructure system with well-equipped UG and PG laboratories, five seminar halls and a computer center. There are many clubs associated with the department established with the intention of fertilizing technical and extracurricular activities of students apart from the regular curriculum.GEC chapter is one among such clubs, which organizes many events which enables students in collaborating and interacting with professionals and thus aid in bridging the gap between theory and practice.

Our Vision...

To emerge as a highly efficient civil engineering graduate program with excellent teaching and research, contributing to the future of the nation.

Our Mission...

  • To provide clear and conceptual knowledge of theoretical as well as experimental aspects of civil engineering to maintain the creativity and curiosity of the learners.
  • To encourage critical thinking and innovative problem-solving capacity of the students through various research programs and workshops.
  • To develop interpersonal skills, team spirit, organizational skills for excelling in the upcoming professional career..
  • To produce skilled and efficient civil engineers with strong ethical values to serve society in the best possible manner.

Program Objectives & Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives(PEOs)

PEO1:

Graduates will be able contribute to the development of sustainable infrastructure.

PEO2:

Graduates as part of an organization or as Entrepreneurs, will continue to learn to hone-up evolving technologies.

PEO3:

Graduates will be professional Civil Engineers with ethical and societal responsibility.

PEO4:

Graduates will be able to work as a team in intra and interdisciplinary endeavours for development of new ideas and products for the betterment of society.

Program Outcomes(POs)

PO1: (Engineering knowledge)

Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and engineering. specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: (Problem analysis)

Identity, formulates, research literature and analyzes complex Civil engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusion using first principles of mathematics and engineering sciences.

PO3: (Design/development of solutions)

The ability to analyse complexities of various civil engineering elements and design similar such elements.

PO4: (Investigation of Problem)

Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of the information related to civil engineering problems to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: (Modern tool usage)

Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex civil engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: (The engineer and society)

Apply reasoning based on the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the civil engineering professional practice.

PO7: (Environment and sustainability)

Understand the impact of the civil engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of need for sustainable development.

PO8: (Ethics)

Apply ethical principles, commit to professional ethics, own up responsibilities and abide by the norms of the civil engineering practice.

PO9: (Individual and team work)

As a civil engineer function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10: (Communication)

Communicate effectively on complex civil engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11: (Project management and finance)

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the civil engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments as a civil engineer.

PO12: (Life-long learning)

Recognize the need for, willingness to prepare for and to exhibit pro-activeness to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change with respect to civil engineering field.

Program Specific Outcomes(PSOs)

PSO1:

Graduates will have an ability to describe, analyse and solve problems using mathematics and systematic problem solving technique.

PSO2:

Graduates will have an ability to plan, execute, manage, maintain and rehabilitate civil engineering systems and processes.

Course Outcomes(COs)