The Department prepares students for the award of a B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering. The curriculum has been specially designed keeping in view emerging Civil Engineering needs of the country as well as the modern emphasis on IT enabled Civil Engineering.
At P.G. Level, the department offers 2-year M.Tech programmes in Construction Management and in Structural Engineering. In addition, a Ph.D. degree is offered in the areas of Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Hydropower Enginneering and Water Resources
The Department does R&D in areas like the development of software for slope stability, flow of water around hydraulic structures, development of mini-standard penetration test , and composite materials.