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 with an intake of 18 students since 2013 and M.E.Construction Engineering and Management with an intake of 18 students since 2007. The Department is recognized by Anna University for Ph.D level research since 2017. The Department of Civil Engineering is NBA accredited under tier-II category for the validity period from 2021-2022 to 2023-2024. In order to exhibit the talents of the Department Students, Resplendent Engineers Association for Civil Heritage (REACH) is actively organizing special lectures, power seminars, workshops, symposiums and conferences. Experienced and well-qualified faculty members, well-equipped laboratories and workshops are the strengths of this department. Advanced licensed software includes Autocad, Primavera, MS-project, StaadPro, ANSYS, and REVIT are available to students to take up real time projects. 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 government and private sector.
Dr. I. Jessy Mol
Head, Department of Civil Engineering