The Civil Engineering department of St. Xavier's Catholic College of Engineering was started in 1999, the very next year of the college inception to cater to the growing needs of builders for our nation and to the world at large. The department has the state of art facilities equipped with latest instruments, equipment, and software for imparting technical knowledge on par with international requirements. To develop responsible savvy professional techno-managers, the department also offers a PG program in M.E.Structural Engineering and M.E.Construction Engineering and Management. Experienced and well-qualified faculty members, well-equipped laboratories and workshops are the strengths of this department. Advanced licensed software includes Primavera, MS-project, StaadPro, etabs, ANSYS, and Labview are available to students to take up real time projects. REACH is the department association responsible for all co-curricular activities.

The consultancy cell of this department is active in testing the quality of materials like concrete, brick, soil, water, bitumen, aggregates and steel reinforcement. The department also undertakes assignment with Govt. and private sector.