The Department of Civil Engineering at GCE Keonjhar was established in 2015 with and is renowned for imparting state of the art undergraduate education and producing high quality technical manpower needed by industry, R&D organizations, and academic institutions. Civil engineering is a wide-ranging profession, including several specialized sub-disciplines, its history is linked to knowledge of structures, materials science, geography, geology, soils, hydrology, environment, mechanics and other fields. Rapid industrialization and urbanization has given birth to challenging construction of skyscrapers, flyovers, long span bridges, atomic power plants, gigantic industrial complexes etc. With continued technological advancements, the scope of the Civil Engineering has further broadened and diversified into new areas such as Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Drafting, Offshore Technology, Earthquake Engineering, Robotic Construction, and Space Structures.
The departmental activities embrace Planning, Design, Construction and Management. The syllabi of the department have been tremendously augmented with many advanced courses.
To emerge as an internationally acclaimed Civil Engineering Department for imparting futuristic technical education and creation of vibrant research enterprise to create quality civil engineering and researcher.To build technocrats with capability of accepting new challenges of society by utilising technical knowledge in the civil engineering related fields.
The Department of Civil Engineering, GCE,Keonjhar strives to create values and ethics in its products by inculcating depth and intensity in its education standards and need based research throughout.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
Programme Outcomes (Pos)
The department has the following well equipped laboratories which provide practical instruction to undergraduate students.
Area of Interest/ Research: Foundation Engineering, Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction, Ground Improvement, Soil reinforcement
Area of Interest/ Research: Traffic Engineering, Traffic Flow Modeling.
Area of Interest/ Research: Traffic flow modelling, Traffic flow theory,Pedestrian behavior analysis and modelling,Intelligent Traffic systems
Area of Interest/ Research: Concrete Structure
Area of Interest/ Research: Soil Stabilization
Area of Interest/ Research: Concrete Technology & Structural Engineering Research on RCC beam with fine-aggregate replacement by Granite dust
Area of Interest/ Research: Geosynthetics, geo environmental
Area of Interest/ Research: Working in RS and GIS software like Arc GIS and SWAT, Familiarized with HEC-geo HMS
Area of Interest/ Research: Structural Health Monitoring
The Department offers a four-year B.Tech. programme in Civil Engineering in eight semesters. All programmes are accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).