Diploma in Civil Engineering

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Civil Workshop and Laboratories:

Major Laboratories:
•    Civil Engineering Laboratory
•    Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
•    Survey Lab
•    Drawing Lab


Major Equipments:

  • Major Equipment available in the Department


•    Vicat Apparatus
•    Compressive Strength Testing Machine
•    Pensky-Mertens Apparatus.
•    Los-Angles Abrasion Test Apparatus
•    Impact Value Test Apparatus
•    Slump Cone
•    Compacting Factor Test Apparatus
•    Ductility Testing Machine
•    Viscosity Testing Machne
•    Rebound Hammer.
•    Turbidity Meter.
•    Digital Ph Meter.

•    Soil Core Cutter
•    Sand Replacement Apparatus
•    Casagrande Apparatus
•    Proctor Apparatus
•    Box Shear Apparatus
•    California Bearing Ratio Apparatus
•    Thermostatically Controlled Oven


•    Theodolite.
•     Auto Level.                                                                  
•     Dumpy Level.
•     Prismatic compass.                                                        
•     Plane Table & accessories.
•     Measuring Chain & Tape.


Major Software:
•    Autocad 2011
•    Autocad 2012


Experiments Conduct in Different Laboratories:
•    Identify various sizes of available coarse aggregates from sample of 10 kg in laboratory and prepare report (60, 40, 20, 10 mm)
•    Identify the available construction materials in the laboratory on the basis of their sources.
•    Identify the grain distribution pattern in given sample of teak wood in the laboratory and draw the various patterns. (along and perpendicular to the grains)
•    Prepare the lime putty by mixing lime (1 kg) with water in appropriate proportion and prepare report on slaking of lime.
•    Identify various layers and types of soil in foundation pit by visiting a construction sites and prepare report consisting photographs and samples.
•    Select first class, second class and third-class bricks from the stack of bricks and prepare report on the basis of its properties.
•     Measure dimensions of 10 bricks and find average dimension and weight. Perform field tests - dropping, striking and scratching by nail and correlate the results obtained.
•    Identify different types of flooring tiles such as vitrified tiles, ceramic tiles, glazed tiles, mosaic tiles, anti-skid tiles, chequered tiles, paving blocks and prepare report about the specifications.
•     Apply the relevant termite chemical on given damaged sample of timber.
•    Identify the type of glasses from the given samples.
•    Apply two or more coats of selected paint on the prepared base of a given wall surface for the area of 1m x 1m using suitable brush/rollers adopting safe practices.
•    Prepare the cement mortar of proportion 1:3 or 1:6 using sand and apply on 1 m X 1m surface as plastering
•     Prepare mortar using cement and Fly ash or Granite/marble polishing waste in the proportion 1:6 or 1:3 and apply on 1 m X 1 m surface as plastering


•    Study and understand the use and components of Universal Testing Machine (UTM).
•    Perform Tension test on mild steel as per IS:432(1).
•    Perform tension test on Tor steel as per IS:1608, IS:1139.
•    Conduct compression test on sample test piece using Compression Testing Machine.
•    Plot Shear force and Bending Moment diagrams for cantilever, simply supported beams
•    Plot Shear force and Bending Moment diagrams for overhanging beams for different types of loads including moment loading.


•    Determine fineness of cement by sieving.
•    Determine standard consistency of cement.
•    Determine initial and final setting times of cement.
•    Determine compressive strength of cement.
•    Determine silt content in sand.
•    Determine bulking of sand.
•    Determine bulk density of fine and coarse aggregates.
•    Determine water absorption of fine and coarse aggregates.
•    Determine surface moisture of fine and coarse aggregates.
•    Determine grading of fine aggregate and coarse aggregate by sieve analysis.
•    Determine workability of concrete by slump cone test.
•    Determine workability of concrete by compaction factor test.
•    To prepare concrete mix of a particular grade [nominal mix may be allowed] and determine compressive strength of concrete for 7 and 28 days.
•    Demonstration of NDT equipment .


•    Draw the sketches showing standard cross sections of Expressways, Freeways, NH/SH, MDR/ODR
•    Flakiness and Elongation Index of aggregates.
•    Aggregate impact value test
•    Los Angeles Abrasion test
•    Aggregate crushing value test
•    Softening point test of bitumen.
•    Penetration test of bitumen.
•    Flash and Fire Point test of bitumen.
•    Ductility test of Bitumen.
•    Visit the constructed road for visual inspection to identify defects and suggest remedial measures and Prepare the photographic report containing details.
•    Visit the hill road constructed site to understand its components and prepare the photographic report containing details.
•    Visit the road of any one type (flexible or rigid) to know the drainage condition and prepare a photographic report containing details.
•    Prepare the photographic report suggesting possible repairs and maintenance for a. flexible pavement and b. rigid pavement.
•    Visit to railway track for visual inspection of fixtures, fasteners and yards and prepare a photographic report containing details.


•    Chain & compass traverse survey
•    Profile and Cross-section Levelling
•    Block contouring
•    Measure area of irregular figure using formula ( Simpson/ trapezoidal), Graph paper and Digital planimeter.
•    Plane table surveying
•    Layout of a building


•    Use of Piezometer to measure pressure at a given point.
•    Use of Bourdon’s Gauge to measure pressure at a given point.
•    Use of U tube differential manometer to measure pressure difference between two given points.
•    Use Bernoulli’s apparatus to apply Bernoulli’s theorem to get total energy line for a flow in a closed conduit of varying cross sections.
•    Use Friction factor Apparatus to determine friction factor for a given pipe.
•    Calibrate Venturimeter to find out the discharge in a pipe.
•    Calibrate the Orifice to find out the discharge through a tank
•    Use Pitot tube to measure the velocity of flow of water in open channel.
•    Use triangular notch to measure the discharge through open channel.
•    Use Rectangular notch to measure the discharge through open channel.


•    Identification of rocks from the given specimen.
•    Determine water content of given soil sample by oven drying method as per IS: 2720 (Part- II).
•    Determine specific gravity of soil by Pycnometer method as per IS 2720 (Part- III).
•    Determine dry unit weight of soil in field by core cutter method as per IS 2720 (Part-XXIX).
•    Determine dry unit weight of soil in field by sand replacement method as per IS 2720 (Part- XXVIII).
•    Determine Plastic and Liquid Limit along with Plasticity Index of given soil sample as per IS 2720 (Part- V).
•    Use different types of soil to identify and classify soil by conducting field tests- Through Visual inspection, Dry strength test, Dilatancy test and Toughness test.
•    Determine coefficient of permeability by constant head test/ by falling head test as per IS 2720 (Part- XVII).
•    Determine shear strength of soil by direct shear test as per IS 2720 (Part-XIII).
•    Determine MDD and OMC by standard Proctor test of given soil sample as per IS 2720 (Part- VII).
•    Determination of CBR value on the field as per IS2720 (Part - XVI).

•    Draw sketches of various valves used in water supply pipe line
•    Draw a sketch of one pipe and two pipe system of plumbing
•    Determine pH value of given sample of water/sewage.
•    Determine the turbidity of the given sample of water.
•    Determine residual chlorine in a given sample of water.
•    Determine suspended, dissolved solids and total solids of given sample of water/sewage.
•    Determine the dissolved oxygen in a sample of water/sewage.
•    Determine Fluoride concentration in given water sample.
•    Determine Arsenic concentration (semi-quantative) in given water sample.
•    Determine the optimum dose of coagulant in a given raw water sample by jar test.
•    Determine B.O.D. & C.O.D. of given sample of sewage.
•    Prepare a report of a field visit to water treatment plant and/or sewage treatment plant if possible.


•    Theodolite traverse Survey
•    Simple circular curve setting
•    Surveying with Total Station
•    Use Theodolite as a Tacheometer to compute reduced levels and horizontal distances.
•    GPS Surveying



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Course Details


Diploma in Civil Engineering Course Highlights:

 Course type


 Course duration

 3 years (six semesters)

 Process of examination 

 Semester wise

 Total course Fees

  • Admission through JEXPO - 1,33,000
  • Direct admission - 1,69,000

 Recruiters list

 L&T, Meghana Geometics, NCL Altek, Valeo Friction   Materials, Faurecia, Sorathia Velji Ratna & Co., Precision   Survey, M/S ENSPATIA 3D Pvt. Ltd., Prime Meridian   Survey Pvt. Ltd. etc.

 Roles of job in industry

 Diploma Trainee Engineer, Surveyor , Site supervisor ,   Autocad Draftsman, Analyst etc.

 Starting salary Per Annum

 INR 1,32,000 – 2,61,000

 Role of job in Educational   organization

 Lab Instructor


Diploma in Civil Engineering Admission Process and Eligibility:

Direct Admission:

  • 25% seats of intake are reserved for direct admission (admission in 1st yr.).

  • Candidates who have passed secondary (10th standard) or its equivalent along with Mathematics, Physical Science and English, authentic JEXPO rank and additional criterion provided by WBSCT&VE&SD are eligible.


Admission through JEXPO:

  • 75% seats of intake are available for admission through JEXPO (admission in 1st yr.).
  • JEXPO examination and central counselling process conducted by WBSCT&VE&SD.


Admission through Lateral entry:

  • 10% seats of intake are available for admission through lateral entry (admission in 2nd yr.) with reference to VOCLET examination.

  • VOCLET examination and central counselling process conducted by WBSCT&VE&SD.


Diploma in Civil Engineering Syllabus:

Semester - I Semester - II
  • Mathematics-I
  • Applied Physics-I
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Communication Skills in English
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Engineering Workshop Practice
  • Applied Physics-I Lab
  • Applied Chemistry Lab
  • Sports and Yoga
  • Communication Skills in English Lab
  • Mathematics-II
  • Applied Physics-II
  • Introduction to IT Systems
  • Fundamentals of Electrical & Electronics Engineering(FEEE)
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Applied Physics-II Lab
  • Introduction to IT Systems Lab
  • Fundamentals of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Lab
  • Engineering Mechanics Lab
  • Indian Constitution
Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Construction Materials
  • Basic Surveying
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Building Construction
  • Concrete Technology
  • Civil Engineering Planning and Drawing
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Planning and Drawing Practices
  • Construction Materials Lab
  • Mechanics of Materials Lab
  • Concrete Technology Lab
  • Transportation Engineering Lab
  • Internship-I
  • Hydraulics
  • Advanced Surveying
  • Theory of Structure
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Design of RCC and Steel Structure
  • Basic Surveying Field Practices
  • Hydraulics Lab
  • Geotechnical Engineering Lab
  • Elective – I

                        i)  Precast and Prestressed Concrete

                        ii) Rural Construction Technology

  • Minor Project
Semester - V Semester - VI
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Design of RCC and Steel Structure Practices
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation Practices
  • Water Resource Engineering Practices
  • Elective – II

                        i) Advanced Design of Structures
                        ii) Traffic Engineering

  • Elective – III

                        i) Building Services and Maintenance
                        ii) Repair and Maintenance of Structures

  • Internship-II
  • Major Project I
  • Safety Engineering & Management in the Construction Sector
  • Public Health Engineering
  • Public Health Engineering Lab
  • Advanced Surveying Practices
  • Elective – IV

                       i) Tendering and Accounts
                       ii) Advanced Construction Technology

  • Entrepreneurship and Start-ups
  • Open Elective  – I

                       i) Engineering Economics & Project Management

  • Open Elective  – II

                       i) Construction Management

  • Major Project-II
  • Seminar and Viva -Voice

Vision of the Department

To prepare engineers having professional and leading characteristics with the potential to accomplish  professional and experimentation task in civil engineering and associated fields with concern on collaborative and creative viewpoint and to engage themselves at all level.

Mission of the Department

Mission 1: To convey skill and real time learning to contribute to the civil engineering field.

Mission 2: To transmit soft skills, leading characteristics and professional morals between the graduates to control the projects autonomously.

Mission 3: To promote graduates to take part globally.

Mission 4: To negotiate with the current problems and to fulfill the societal requirements.


The strengths of the Civil Engineering Department are as follows:

  • The key strength of the Civil Engineering Department is experienced and inspired faculty with excellent qualifications and can work jointly like a team.

  • The performance level of the students in the Civil Engineering Department is excellent based on academic results.

  • Civil Engineering Department has well organized classroom and well equipped laboratories like Surveying lab, Civil Engineering lab, Geotechnical Engineering lab, CAD lab etc.

  • Department is always focused on giving outcomes-based education (OBE) to the students.

  • Civil Engineering Department has good connection with various reputed construction industries in respect of consistent industrial visits, lecturers by the industrial expert and industrial training for all students. 

  • The percentage of placement in various reputed industries is exceptional in the department.

  • Students of the Civil Engineering Department are placed in prominent positions in various esteemed industries.

  • Civil Engineering Department arranges students counseling, meeting with guardians, workshop and seminars for improvement of the students.

  • The students of Civil Engineering Department have got various achievements in the form of sports and cultural activities and they are also engaged in various societal activities.

  • The faculty members of the Civil Engineering Department have published the research papers in various reputed journals and conferences.

  • The faculty members of the Civil Engineering Department always appreciate the students for their creative thinking and also help them by providing an advance head start via implementation of active learning process, for any practical Civil related work.



PEO 1: To give standard learning and awareness in the current science and technology to tackle the problems in the civil engineering field and to help the community.

PEO 2: To transfer the information of analysis and design by incorporating codes of practice and software packages.

PEO 3: To introduce the awareness of ethics, leadership, morality, inventiveness, professionalism, confidence and freelance attitude.

PEO 4: To inspire the students to take part in further education and creative experimentation related to projects.



PO 1: Basic and Discipline specific knowledge: Apply knowledge of basic mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization to solve the engineering problems.

PO 2: Problem analysis: Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems using codified standard methods.

PO 3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems components or processes to meet specified needs.

PO 4: Engineering Tools, Experimentation and Testing: Apply modern engineering tools and appropriate technique to conduct standard tests and measurements.

PO 5: Engineering practices for society, sustainability and environment: Apply appropriate technology in context of society, sustainability, environment and ethical practices.

PO 6: Project Management: Use engineering management principles individually, as a team member or a leader to manage projects and effectively communicate about well-defined engineering activities.

PO 7: Life-long learning: Ability to analyse individual needs and engage in updating in the context of technological changes.


Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

PSO 1: The student has the efficiency to use the sense of mathematics, chemistry, physics, soft skills and programming skills to resolve civil engineering issues.

PSO 2: The student has the expertise in field of civil engineering to develop a better sustainable living environment.

PSO 3: The student has the technical sense and experimental skills to handle civil engineering issues, exhibiting skilled ethics to satisfy the social needs.

PSO 4: The programme permits the institution to develop educational proficiency by engaging in research and modernization, interaction with skilled industrial bodies through technical recommendations and continued education programs (CEP) to fulfill the required needs of the user.