About the Department
The Department of Civil Engineering of Tezpur University was established in the year 2009 under the School of Engineering with a B. Tech. programme. Ph.D. Programme was initiated in winter, 2010 and the M. Tech. programme of the department was started from Autumn, 2018. The Department aims to provide quality education, research and professional experiences that enable its graduates to become leaders in their professional careers, to pursue excellence in research and to serve the profession, community and nation, and to be competitive in the international scene
Vision of the Department
Continuous movement towards perfection in learning and teaching, and realizing their outcomes through creation of the best human resources in civil engineering and the most appropriate technologies in the discipline.
Mission of the Department
- 1. To stay in the forefront of knowledge in the disciplines of Civil Engineering.
- 2. To produce excellent human resources in civil engineering through high quality teaching and research programmes.
- 3. To be a major contributor for the technological and social development of the country in general and the North-eastern India in particular.
- 4. To be a significant contributor to the advancement of knowledge in the civil engineering and allied disciplines through research and development, and by grooming future researchers
- 5. To promote application of green technology in different areas of Civil Engineering.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEO), Programme Outcome (PO) and Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
- 1. To produce civil engineering graduates competent to work successfully in civil engineering and allied projects, capable of all types of engineering works including design, supervision of works, and project management
- 2. To develop core competency in the civil engineering under-graduates to formulate, analyze and solve civil engineering and allied problems using the principles of mathematics and science and applying basic engineering tools.
- 3. To train the civil engineering under-graduates to understand the origin, working principles, and outcomes of civil engineering and allied projects from parts to whole, in terms of technology, economy, social aspects and environmental aspects.
- 4. To encourage inquisitiveness and innovation in the graduates and to motivate them for lifelong learning and further advanced studies or research in civil engineering and allied disciplines.
- 5. To instil confidence, professional responsibilities and ethical sense in the undergraduates so that they can take significant and leading roles for development of enterprise and betterment of society.
- 1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineeringfundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems
- 2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
- 3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
- 4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
- 5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
- 6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
- 7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
- 8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
- 9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
- 10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex 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.
- 11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
- 12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
- PSO-01: Graduate will understand and apply knowledge of the discipline of Civil Engineering in current and emerging areas.
- PSO-02: Graduates will be able to undertake professional assignments including selfemployment initiatives by acquiring practical, professional, and procedural knowledge.
- PSO-03: Graduates will be able to demonstrate theoretical and practical skills in areas of Civil Engineering including multidisciplinary aspects.
- PO 1: Ability to carry out research / investigation and development work to solve practical problems in Geotechnical Engineering.
- PO 2: Ability to plan, organize, write and present a substantial technical report.
- PO 3: Ability to demonstrate a degree of mastery over Geotechnical Engineering.
- PSO 1: Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems in the domain of geotechnical engineering field.
- PSO 2: Ability to conduct independent research and propose innovative solutions to geotechnical problems.
- PSO 3: Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team with sense of ethics, integrity and social responsibility.