M.Tech Civil Engineering

M.Tech Civil Engineering Course in Chandigarh, Punjab

The college took a plunge into the immensely refreshing and challenging field of Civil Engineering with the setting up of the department of Civil Engineering, right from the genesis of the college. The Department of Civil Engineering is excellently suited to meet the ever changing requirements of engineers with courses that combine the study of management, business skills and computers with engineering.

A large number of subjects are offered in different areas for the students to study the subject of interest in depth. The subject taught in the course include Surveying, Building Construction, Transport Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Concrete Design, Steel Design, Soil Engineering. Earthquake resistant, structures, Hydrology and dams etc.


Concrete Lab

This lab deals with building materials & structural engineering. Here testing of building materials of is conducted all kinds. Cement Testing, Brick Testing, Concrete Compressive strength, Flexure strength of concrete beams, Concrete Mix Design (Detailed & nominal), Steel (Complete Tests), Timber Tests are done.

Structural Analysis Lab

Equipped with various instruments for structural analysis of different materials like steel beams, cantilevers, trusses etc.

Transportation Engg. Lab

This lab deals with road construction materials. Various tests taught to the students are – Aggregate Test, Crushing Value, Abrasian Value, Imoact. Shape Test, Flakiness Index, Sieve Analysis, Sp. Gr. and Water Absorption, Stripping Test.

Bituminous Test, Penetration Test, Ductility Test, Softening Point Test, Flash and Fire Point Test, Viscosity Test, Bitumen Extraction Test.

Environmental Engg. Lab

In this lab students learn water & effluent testing: Consultancy services are also provided for

1. Water Testing

2. Effluent Testing, BOD, COD Testing

3. pH value, acidic value and viscosity of solution.

Computer Aided Design Lab

This lab possesses the latest software and computers required for structural solutions and design in Civil Engineering. The laboratory is equipped with AUTOCAD, STAAD, PRO, Windows XP, Ms-Office, Visual Studio, Audio Visual aids to technical and non-technical problems using computers. The department undertakes a number of National Level Projects.

Solid Mechanics Lab

Tensile Test and Compression Tests are done on computerized Universal Testing Machine.

Geotechnical Lab

This lab has equipments for -

1. Bearing Capacity of Soil by SPT Test & Plate Load Test.

2. Consolidation Test

3. CBR Test

4. Triaxial test

5. Direct Shear Test

Sieve Analysis, Hydrometer Analysis, Specific Gravity Test, Moisture Content, Field density, void ratio, degree of saturation, Relative density test, Atterberg limits, Compaction test, Unconfined compression test, Disturbed Undisturbed sampling, Failing head permeability test.

Survey Lab

Fluid Mechanics Lab

Equipped with latest and automated testing machines for various kinds of flows and conducting extensive surveying.


4-6 weeks Industrial Training/Internship after semesters 4 and 6.

The present batch has had the experience of being part of the training internship programmes of eminent organizations like the public Works, Departments of various States, Syal & Associates, Mohali; NHPC Ltd., Distt. Chamba; B.L. Kashyap & Sons Ltd., New Delhi; NTPC Ltd. Distt. Bilaspur; Engineers India Ltd., New Delhi; Reliance Energy Ltd., Noida (UP); Uni Tech Limited, Gurgaon; Omaxe Constructions, Kalkaji, New Delhi; NCC Ltd., Panchkula (Haryana).

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