Department of Civil Engineering
About The Department of Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering started its journey in 1977. Ever since the inception, it has been imparting quality education to under graduate students. The Department presently fosters five PG courses. A good number of research scholars are carrying out research in various fields. There are about a dozen laboratories with various research and testing facilities. The faculty consists of eminent specialists from diverse fields and there is commendable research ambience in the Department.


Vision of the Department of Civil Engineering

Our Vision is stated as below:

The vision of the Department of Civil Engineering is to achieve unique identity by development of knowledge resources and highly competent Civil Engineers in various fields of Civil Engineering to meet local, national, and global economic and social needs.


Mission of the Department of Civil Engineering

Our Mission goes as below:
The mission of the Department of Civil Engineering is to create knowledge resources and to educate and train youths in the latest technologies in Civil Engineering, to imbibe in them human values, self confidence and independent thinking in tackling diverse problems in the field of Civil Engineering so that they can serve the country and the human society at large.


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) of the Department of Civil Engineering

Our programme educational objectives for the B.Tech. program in Civil Engineering are:

  1. To impart to admitted students Civil Engineering education and knowledge in contemporary science and technologies so that they can meet practical challenges of Civil Engineering problems.
  2. To train and equip the admitted students with knowledge of latest design codes and design philosophy.
  3. To inculcate in admitted students the sense of ethics, morality, professionalism, creativity, leadership, independent thinking and self confidence.
  4. To open the door of research world in students so that they feel an urge for higher studies and innovation.
Program Outcomes (POs) of the Department of Civil Engineering

The expected Program outcomes (POs) of the B.Tech. in Civil Engineering are as follows:

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, 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.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs) of the Department of Civil Engineering

The expected Program Specific outcomes (PSOs) of the B.Tech. in Civil Engineering are as follows:

  1. Develop models, design/analyze, perform tests and interpret data to solve problems in the domain of Civil Engineering.
  2. Understand the provisions of various Civil Engineering Codes and their uses in the analysis and design.
  3. Develop capabilities to solve interdisciplinary problems associated with Civil Engineering.
Graduate Attributes

Following are the expected attributes of our graduate students:

  1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
  3. an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet the desired needs within realistic constraints, such as, economic, environmental, social, political, ethical health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
  4. an ability to function in multidisciplinary teams,
  5. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
  6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
  7. an ability to communicate effectively,
  8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of civil engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
  9. cognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
  10. a knowledge of contemporary issues, and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice,
  11. ability to compete in competitive examinations.
M.Tech. in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

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M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering

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Contact

HOD: Dr. Arjun Sil
Phone: +91-8471820847
E-mail: hod@civil.nits.ac.in

Faculties


Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: +919435174776
Email: ashim_kanti@yahoo.co.in

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9957182389
Email: chou_s@civil.nits.ac.in

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435372651
Email: parthasarathi[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone:
Email: aminul[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Associate Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9864370985
Email: asitkrdas736[at]gmail[dot]com

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 09435372649
Email: dibachakra@gmail.com

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435176340
Email: upendra@civil.nits.ac.in

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9864371354
Email: akbarbhuiya[at]yahoo[dot]com

Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone:
Email: ali.mokaddes[at]gmail[dot]com

Associate Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435172716
Email: tauhid_srm[at]yahoo[dot]com

Associate Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435500889
Email: parthajit@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435503816
Email: parbin1010[at]gmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435009915
Email: borthakur_nirmali@rediffmail.com

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9864312246
Email: pallab@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435565508
Email: nitesh@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor,Grade-I
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 8471820847
Email: arjun@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: +91-8135979813
Email: dillip[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 08133013175
Email: prasadsmlv@gmail.com

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: +918133018185
Email: debjit@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435579130
Email: bssil[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9435551673
Email: monowar[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 8474800505
Email: lakshman@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 7896546042
Email: prashanth[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor (Grade-I)
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9706055538
Email: nirmalendu@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 7636905506
Email: bijan[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 7086833798
Email: susmita[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: +91-916-751-8539
Email: subhrajit.nits[at]gmail[dot]com

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 8906432255
Email: amitkdas[at]civil[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in

Assistant Professor Grade II
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 7008534828
Email: suprava@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor Grade II
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 8250826564
Email: ambika@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor Grade II
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 6900182922
Email: olympa@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9433421135
Email: atanu@civil.nits.ac.in

Assistant Professor
Department: CIVIL
Phone: 9207344531
Email: kulkarni@civil.nits.ac.in

Academics


The Department of Civil Engineering was established along with the inception of the Institute. Ever since its establishment the Department has been striving to provide quality technical education and imbibe a sense of professionalism in its students.To achieve such high standards it has got an extremely competent faculty and well equipped laboratories. The Department lays special emphasis on research and developmental activities both on the part of the faculty as well as the students.

Projects Undertaken


Projects undertaken by the Department Consultancy Support The Department is actively involved in providing consultancy services to a large number of organisations and industries like Northern Frontier Railway, LIC, BRTF, MES, AAI, Brahmaputra Board, Public Works Department, Irrigation Department, Power Grid, Barak Valley Cement Ltd., IRCON, NBCC, etc.


Broad Areas of Expertise

  1. Structural engineering.
  2. Geotechnical engineering.
  3. Highway and transportation engineering.
  4. Water resource and management engineering.
  5. Environmental Engineering.

Major Equipments, Instrumentation, Test And Computation Facilities

  1. Universal testing machine, 40 ton capacity.
  2. Models for structural analysis experiments.
  3. Compression testing machine, 200 ton capacity.
  4. Rock core cutting machine.
  5. Rock triaxial testing equipments.
  6. Bunkel's beam apparatus.
  7. Compacting factor, Flour table, Vee Bee apparatus, AIV, Motor Vibrator.
  8. Motor mixer.
  9. Bitumen penetrometer, ductility apparatus.
  10. Triaxial test setup.
  11. Direct shear apparatus.
  12. Laboratory vane shear.
  13. CRB test apparatus.
  14. Unconfined test apparatus.
  15. Atterberg's limit apparatus.
  16. Relative density apparatus.
  17. Siene shaker.
  18. SPT apparatus and extension rods.
  19. Plate load test apparatus.
  20. UV-VIS spectrophotometer.
  21. Material Testing Lab
  22. Structural Engg. Lab

Courses


Core

  1. Building Construction
  2. Principle And Practice
  3. Surveying
  4. Engineering Geology
  5. Structural Analysis
  6. Hydraulic Engineering
  7. Environmental Engineering
  8. Structural Design
  9. Geotechnical Engineering
  10. Transportation Engineering
  11. Foundation Engineering
  12. Estimation & Valuation
  13. Hydrology & Flood Control
  14. System Analysis, Project Planning And Construction Management
  15. Irrigation Engineering
  16. Computer Application in Civil Engineering
  17. Planning, Design & Detailing.

Electives

  1. Advanced Highway Engineering
  2. Matrix Method of Structural Analysis
  3. Concrete Technology and Advanced Materials
  4. Photogrammetry and Photo Interpretation
  5. Foundation Engineering
  6. Advanced Environmental Engineering
  7. Advanced Construction Technology
  8. Advanced Structural Engineering
  9. Bridge Engineering
  10. Water Resources Development
  11. Ground Improvement and Rock Mechanics.

To Download Course Structure, CLICK HERE


M.Tech. Courses

  1. M.Tech. in Water Resources Engineering:
  2. M.Tech. in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering:
  3. M.Tech. in Structural Engineering:
  4. M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering
  5. M.Tech. in Geotechnical Engineering

Research


Head of the Department


Dr. Arjun Sil,
Department of Civil Engineering,
NIT Silchar,
Silchar, Assam-788010, India.
Phone: +91-8471820847.

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