The Department of Civil Engineering spearheaded with highly competent, well qualified and experienced faculty has been in existence since the inception of SSET in 2001. In addition to four year programme leading to Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, the Department also offers two year Masters Degree programme in two major specializations namely Computer Aided Structural Engineering and Environmental Engineering. The teaching learning process within the Department aims at moulding the students into Professionals capable of meeting the challenges in the field while upholding the Professional Ethics. Service learning is made an integral part of the teaching learning strategy integrating meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience of the students. Interactive sessions arranged periodically with eminent Academicians/Technocrats aid to bridge the gap between academic learning and professional practice of the industry. Seminars, Workshops, Conferences are a regular feature aimed at keeping the students and faculty abreast with latest trends in the field.
The Department has seven full fledged laboratories supplemented with modern equipments with adequate research facilities . Consultancy works and Projects are also undertaken within the Department. Mou's established with foreign universities have opened up avenues for faculty/student exchange programs and over the past three years many faculty and students have been part of this program.
The Department works in close liaison with 'SCMS Water Institute (SWI) - a research wing of the institution which renders support to achieve sustainable and secure water future. The several initiatives of SWI in creating awareness and for transfer of relative findings of research of the institution to the outside world provide students with ample opportunities to work towards neighborhood renaissance and community development. Several of our alumni hold prestigious positions in leading academic institutions, industry and government organizations in different countries all over the world.