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Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

An evergreen branch of studies that has taking the mankind to the moon and computations by the nano seconds.

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

The department of Civil Engineering is headed by Prof. R. Leeladharesha with an experience of more than 31 years as Professor in Civil Engineering at various esteemed institutions in Karnataka. The department is supported by well qualified, experienced teaching staff from various streams of Civil Engineering like Structures, Geo technical, Environmental, Transportation, Hydraulics and Irrigation, Engg. Geology.

The department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 2010 with an  intake of 60 students. The Institution has a separate block used for civil department with spacious classrooms and laboratories.

The department is well equipped with modern machines and equipments to impart practical knowledge to students. 



"To Produce Civil Engineers with the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes and to be the fountain-head of sustainable innovations in Civil engineering".          



  • To Provide high quality technical education to students for a successful career through professional consultancy, outreach and manpower training, in Civil Engineering                                             
  • To Transform the students as Frontrunners and guardians of the Natural Environment and Resources                                                    
  • Inspiring Innovations and integration of ideas and technologies                                                    


PEO 1- Lead and work in a team with effective communication skills to pursue civil engineering endeavors in multidisciplinary areas.                                                
PEO 2- Function ethically in their profession and meet professional challenges.                                                
PEO 3- Engage in lifelong learning through independent study, participating in professional conferences, workshops or continuing education.                                                

Civil Engineering Association

The Civil Engineering Association (CEA), is a student community of the Department of Civil Engineering, SVIT, Bangalore-64. CEA monitors and conducts the bulk of departmental activities (curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular) throughout the academic year. CEA is a platform for students of Civil Engineering to "interact with and question" the various aspects in the field of Civil Engineering.The activities of this proactive Civil Engineering Community includes 'Biweekly events', 'Lecture series' etc. It involves faculty, students and targets at all around development and imparts practical knowledge, awareness about current developments and latest engineering techniques throughout the year.


Consultancy Cell

Department of Civil Engineering undertakes various industrial consultancy works for the government organizations and private sector companies, as a part of its interaction with industry. The labs are open for material testing, concrete element testing and other consultancy works throughout the year, under the supervision of department faculties. Detailed reports are being provided for every tests carried out.


Testing Facilities

Steel Testing, Cement Testing, Concrete Testing, Sand Testing, Aggregates Testing ,Wood Testing, Bituminous materials Testing, Bricks, Tiles and Pavers Testing, Soil Testing,Water and Wastewater Testing (Environmental Consultancy), Quantitative Surveying and Estimation, Structural Designing and detailing, Preparation of Detailed Project Reports for all types of Civil Projects.


The department has state of the art equipments in all its labs with well qualified and experienced faculty.

Department of Civil Engineering Faculty


Prof. R Leeladharesha
B Tech, M.Tech
HOD & Professor

Dr. M B Ananthayya
B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D

Dr. Megha N Kulkarni
B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
Associate Professor

Prof. Sreekumari
B.Sc, M.Sc
Assistant Professor

Prof. Sunil H G
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor

Prof. Pallavi P
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor

Prof. Akshay Kumar
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor

Prof.Nayana Manohari T K
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor

Prof. Sumam S B
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor

Prof. Gowtham B
B.E, M.Tech
Assistant Professor