School of Engineering

Programe Overview

Welcome to Civil Department, School of Engineering, Presidency University, Bengaluru.

The department is dedicated to the teaching and research activities in the areas of Civil Engineering. The department educates students to take up challenging jobs in a wide range of industries and engage themselves in research and development activities for the welfare of society.

Courses offered by the department cater to learning needs from the basic to the advanced level. The department offers a variety of discipline electives and covers most of the modern technologies. The state-of-the-art laboratories provide hands-on experiences and support research activities.


Pre-University / Higher Secondary /10+2 examination Pass with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with either Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational subject

Obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Reserved Category) in the above subjects taken together

Appeared for JEE (Main); JEE (Advanced); Karnataka CET; COMED-K; PUEET-2020 or any other State-level Engineering Entrance Examination.

Programe Objectives

1. Apply principles of basic sciences and applied sciences to analyze civil engineering structures/systems

2. Survey, map, measure and analyze data for sustainable infrastructure planning/designing and execution.

3. Predict and forecast societal needs, shelter, floods, droughts, pollution and travel demand.

4. Analyze, design and maintain concrete and steel structures, earthen embankments, irrigation structures, water supply, waste treatment systems and transport systems.

5. Creating work culture to enhance capability in dealing with multi-disciplinary projects and demonstrate social responsibility and professional ethics.



The graduates shall acquire core competence in basic science and civil engineering.

The graduates shall constantly pursue the professional growth with multidisciplinary outlook.

The graduates shall work with high professionalism and ethical standards.

Graduates shall be responsive to societal needs for sustainable development.



Use technical, teamwork and communication skills along with leadership principles, to pursue civil engineering courses in area such as structural, transportation, geotechnical, materials, environment, construction and
water resources engineering and/or other fields.

-2: Understanding and applying the mathematical and scientific concepts for analytical and design skills concerned with civil engineering practice.

Engage in life-long learning through independent study and by participating in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, or continuing education by post graduate degree and research

Sensitizing towards contemporary issues, societal needs with professionalism and ethics for sustainable development.



PO-1: Engineering knowledge: 
Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO-2: Problem analysis: 
Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO-3: Design/development of solutions: 
Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal,
and environmental considerations.

PO-4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: 
Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO-5: Modern tool usage
: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex  engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations

PO-6: The engineer and society: 
Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO-7: Environment and sustainability
: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO-8: Ethics
: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO-9: Individual and teamwork
: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO-10: Communication
: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make
effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO-11: Project management and finance
: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

Life-long learning
: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Programe Structure


Career Opportunities

Graduate civil engineers can flourish in careers in the areas of irrigation, infrastructural development, structural design, planning, design and construction of bridges, tunnels, highways, airports, railways, water works, sanitation system. They can also have opportunities for jobs in government departments, such as roads and building, PWD, panchayat raj, irrigation, rural water supply, town planning, pollution control boards, remote sensing and GIS-based organisations, etc. Equal opportunities are available in quantity estimation and surveying, environmental impact and pollution control studies. Some common designations are design engineer, project engineer, site engineer, etc.