Civil Engineering


The Department of Civil Engineering started functioning in 2014, from the inception of the Institute.   The department offers B.Tech in Civil Engineering Programme with an annual intake of 60 students. The first batch of students graduated in 2018 from Kerala University. In 2015, the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University  came into existence and subsequent batches have been affiliated to the new University.  The qualified faculty members having specialization in various fields of Civil Engineering handles the various courses. 

The Department of Civil Engineering is always in the forefront in providing technical support and service to the public in various fields – structural, geotechnical, environmental, and transportation engineering. The department has full-fledged laboratories with skilled technicians. The Consultancy Wing of the department carries  consultancy works following standards and our clients include  government departments, quazi – government organizations and private entrepreneurs.

The department of Civil Engineering has an International association with Murdoch University, Perth, Australia from 2019 onwards. The experts from the International community are associating with the department and doing joint projects in the field of environment and water related projects. The students of Murdoch University and Carmel College jointly conduct field studies and formulate socially and environmentally relevant research works. 

With a focus on developing strong industry relationships, the Civil Engineering department has signed several MoUs with leading organizations in the field. These include InterCAD Systems Pvt Ltd, ALG International Institute of Technology, Edappally, Master Engineering Solutions, De Experts’ Engineers and Quantity Surveyors,, and CILL Associates Pvt. Ltd. These partnerships provide opportunities for our students to gain practical experience through internships, participate in joint projects, and attend workshops and training programs to further improve their education. Our MoUs with these industry partners allow us to stay at the forefront of innovation in the field of Civil Engineering and provide our students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers. 

Value added courses like, SkillHub - Civil Engineering Software program,   Total Station Survey Camp and Concrete Mix Design Workshop are some of the flagship courses we offer to our students. 

The department also provides opportunities for the students to interact with technocrats and professional engineers from various industries and the Civil Engineering Student’s Chapter of Institution of Engineers India (IEI) was formed and majority of  the students are its members. The Carmel Civil Engineering Association (CCEASON) is another platform for the students to learn and improve their knowledge.

The department understands the importance of continuous upgradation of knowledge of the faculty members and conducts inhouse faculty development programmes. The faculty are also encouraged to take part in such programmes hosted by other institutions. 

The students and faculty conduct Industrial visits to various large project sites where the latest technologies are adopted. Major Water and WasteWater Treatment Plants in Kerala run by Kerala Water Authority, Kochi Metro, Peringalkuthu Hydroelectric Project, Bangalore WasteWater Treatment Plant , Kozha Science city , Vizhinjam International Port etc, are some of them.

We provide ample opportunities to the students to showcase their capabilities and to develop their skills by taking part in various technical events, arts, sports and games. 

Self Learning is promoted largely and a number of students and faculty utilizing the e learning platforms and  passed the NPTEL courses.


The department offers a four year BTech degree in Civil Engineering. The programme improves the core competencies of a student in Infrastructural Engineering, Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Project Management. Different courses, as prescribed by the APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University caters to fulfilling these competencies. 

The structural engineering module covers concrete technology, design of concrete structures, structural analysis,  and design of steel structures.  The infrastructural engineering module consists of planning and designing of roads, railways, ports, and airports. The programme also includes hydrology and water resources engineering, design of large Irrigation and Hydraulic Structures. Topics related to environmental engineering - water, wastewater,  its planning, design and management are the topics covered and practiced during this course . All Civil Engineering Project Management standards and practices are also dealt with in various courses. 

All the activities of the department are guided by its vision and mission statements. As a result, the competency of a student graduating from the department  is far more than that set by the University. The department makes systematic assessment of the gaps in the University course curriculum and makes active intervention. Students are offered custom tailored courses to fill these gaps. 

The department has signed MoU and has collaborations with national and international entities. These ties are leveraged to make sure that the department graduates truly meet the requirements of a Civil Engineering Professional.


Department Vision
  • To groom professionally competent and morally responsible Civil Engineers
Department Mission
  • Impart technical knowledge required for the civil engineering profession.
  • Equip the students to pursue higher studies, employment and entrepreneurship
  • Educate professional and ethical responsibilities related to industry, society and environment
Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)
  • Graduates demonstrate ability in creating solutions to civil engineering problems by synthesizing and applying multi-disciplinary knowledge
  • Graduates adapt to changes in the local and global environment by exhibiting intellectual curiosity, innovating, pursuing continuous education, and embracing diverse ideas
  • Graduates recognize and capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals
Program Outcomes(POS)
  • Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings
  • 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.
  • 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.
Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • Use Industry grade software to solve civil engineering problems
  • Explore newer trends and employment opportunities in civil engineering through methodical exposure to industry and experts


The Civil Engineering Department is dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded education and exposure to the various aspects of the field. To this end, we encourage and support our students in engaging in professional activities that complement their coursework and broaden their perspectives. These activities include attending industry-led workshops and training programmes, participating in design competitions, and becoming involved in student organizations like the Institution of Engineers India (IEI) Student Chapter and Carmel Civil Engineering Association (CCEASON). These opportunities not only enhance our students' technical skills, but also foster important qualities such as teamwork, communication, leadership, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Through these experiences, our graduates are well-prepared to take on the challenges of the engineering profession and make a positive impact in their communities.

Institution of Engineers (IEI) Students Chapter

The Institution of Engineers India (IEI) Students Chapter Civil (688004/CCET/CV) is dedicated to providing its members with a variety of educational and networking opportunities. The chapter regularly hosts student competitions, which provide a platform for students to showcase their skills and knowledge, and connect with industry professionals. These competitions allow students to demonstrate their understanding of key concepts in civil engineering, and provide an opportunity for them to network with professionals in the field.

In addition to student competitions, the chapter also conducts workshops to provide hands-on training and learning experiences for its members. These workshops cover a range of topics related to civil engineering and provide students with an opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge in a practical setting. The chapter also celebrates Engineer's Day and World Water Day, which provide opportunities for members to learn about and reflect on the important contributions engineers make to society. Through these events, the IEI Students Chapter  is fostering a dynamic and engaged community of students, professionals, and industry leaders in the field of civil engineering.


The Institution of Engineers India (IEI) Students Chapter Civil (688004/CCET/CV) is a thriving community of over 211 members, all dedicated to advancing their knowledge and careers in the field of civil engineering. The chapter is led by experienced professionals, including Advisor Asst. Prof. Jayakrishnan P B and Treasurer Asst. Prof. Roopa V. They are supported by a team of dedicated executive members, including Anakha Raveendran, Akshay Sreekumar Nair, Anju M, Deepak A, Sisira V J, Ankitha S, and Aaziya Najeeb, who plan and execute events such as student competitions, workshops, and celebrations.

With its talented leadership team and growing membership base, the IEI Students Chapter Civil (688004/CCET/CV) continues to provide a vibrant and supportive community for students, professionals, and industry leaders in the field of civil engineering. Whether through student competitions, workshops, or other events, the chapter is dedicated to advancing its members' careers and helping them stay ahead in a rapidly-evolving field.

Bridge Design Competition
Scale and Build Competition




Faculty Development Programme on ‘Reshaping Teaching Learning Process for the Digital Era’

31-01-2022 to 03-02-2022

7 resource persons from outside the institute

Mix Design Workshop


Professionals from Ultra tech Cement Ltd.

Bridge Design Competition



Engineer’s Day celebration


Rahul R Kumar (Young Entrepreneur, Alumni CCET)

 Talk on World Water day


Prof.Dr. Kuruvila Mathew, School of Engineering & IT, Murdoch University, Australia

World water Day Quiz Competition


Asst. Prof. Vinay Mathews, Department of Civil Engineering, CCET

Online International Short term Training programme –‘Civil Engineering Breakthroughs and Innovations

8-11-2021 to 11-11-2021

Internationally renowned resource persons

Online Expert Interaction for Civil Engineering Students on BIM


Sujin G S, Application Engineer, Intercad Systems

Civil Engineering & its practices


Er. T P Madhusudanan, Former Sr. Consultant, Habitat Technology Group

Poster competition



Webinar on Opportunities for Civil Engineers in the public sector


Revith C K, General Manager, Civilianz

Industry-institute interaction on "Construction of Medical Infrastructure and Site Visit – Vandanam Medical College,Alappuzha ".


HLL Infra Tech Services

World Water day - talks


Dr Susan Jacob, Former managing director and Technical member of Kerala Water Authority                                 &                                                                                            Er. Cinu P Thomas-managing Director Intercad systems Pvt. Ltd.

Concrete mix design

22-02-2019 & 23-02-2019

Er. Shelly S Fernandez, Chairman ICI cochin


Carmel Civil Engineering Association - CCEASON     




CCEASON (Carmel Civil Engineering Association) is the association of students of the Civil Department which is formed to provide a platform for the student to gather and interact, exchange knowledge and experiences. It provides them opportunities to conduct various technical seminars, workshops and deliberations. It focuses mainly on enhancing the engineering skills, soft skills and the overall development of the students. The association aims to give immense opportunities for improving the technical knowledge of students and bringing awareness in the practical aspects of Civil Engineering. The association was formally inaugurated on 16th of March, 2017 by Er.T. Rajendran, Chief Project Manager, HLL, Life Care (GOI), Hubly, Karnataka (Chief Engineer, KWA (Rtd). A few of the recent activities of the association are listed below.


Online Expert Interaction with Sujin G S
World Water Day Celebrations, 2019





Technical Competitions -  Scale and build, Quiz, Inclined Structure Construction, Treasure hunt 


World Water Day celebrations - Quiz competition, Keynote address by Dr.Kuruvila Mathew, Professor, School of Engg. & IT, Murdoch University 


Online International Short Term Training Programme with Internationally renowned resource persons


Online expert interaction for civil engineering students on BIM by Sujin G S, Application Engineer, InterCAD Systems.


A webinar on the topic “Concrete An Enigmatic Construction Material” by Er.Shyju Nair CEO, DH Academy.


A webinar on the topic “ Civil Engineering & its practices” by Er.T.P.Madhusudhanan , Former Sr.Consultant & International Civil Engineering Trainer , Habitat Technology Group


A Poster competition was conducted on World Water Day


World Water Day Program was inaugurated by Er.Cinu P Thomas Managing Director, InterCAD Systems Pvt Ltd. Quiz competition and a one minute speech on “Your thoughts and quotes ‘were also conducted.

22/02/2019 & 23/02/2019

A Workshop on “Concrete Mix Design’ by Shelly S Fernandez, Chairman ICI Cochin


Skill Hub is a program to impart civil engineering software training and personality development training for placement assistance. This program has been in existence from March 2020. The program is scheduled in such a way that the students are getting in-house training for civil engineering design software and project management software before they complete the B. Tech course. M/s InterCAD Systems Pvt. Ltd is conducting the classes and sharing the soft skills.




Duration (hrs)



Microsoft Office, Photoshop






Revit Architecture






Revit Structure


Staad Pro, Staad Foundation






Personality Development Training







The department conducts survey camps with the dual mission of helping the local community and providing industry oriented training for the students. In survey camps, students are guided to use sophisticated surveying equipment to solve real world problems. In addition to the guidance from the faculty, external organisations are also brought in during these camps.   




28/12/2020- 31/12/2020

The department and CILL Associates held a 3-day survey camp in September 2021, using Total Station. 

16/09/2021- 18/09/2021

The department and CILL Associates held a 3-day survey camp in September 2021, emphasizing the latest surveying tech, particularly Total Station.

28/12/2020- 31/12/2020

The department and CILL Associates held a 4-day survey camp in December 2020, incorporating the latest surveying technology with Total Station as a key component.

05/02/2020- 07/02/2020

The department and CILL Associates held a 3-day survey camp in February 2020, offering training with the latest surveying technology with emphasis on the use of Total Station.


02/05/2019- 04/05/2019

The department and ALG International Institute of Technology hosted a 3-day survey camp in May 2019, utilizing the most recent surveying tech, with Total Station as a key component.

08/02/2018- 10/02/2018

The department partnered with ALG International Institute of Technology for a 3-day survey camp in February 2018, offering training with the latest surveying technology and a focus on Total Station. 

19/09/2017- 23/09/2017

A 5-day survey camp was organized at Muhamma in September 2017 to provide industry-focused training.




The department has been conducting concrete mix design workshops for our students to give them hands-on experience in the field of construction practices. Concrete mix design is a crucial step in the construction process, and it is essential for our students to understand its importance. Our workshops are designed to provide students with an opportunity to work with industrial experts and gain exposure to the practical aspects of concrete mix design. The department has collaborated with experienced professionals to ensure that the workshops are informative and provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the process. These workshops have been successful in equipping our students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the construction industry.


Students Batch

Dates Conducted

Industrial Expert



Er Praveen John and Er Sivaprasad Appu from Ultratech




Er Shyju Nair

(DH Academy)





Er Shelly S Fernandez

(Chairman, ICI)




The department organises frequent industrial visits, These industrial visits help to foster the relationship between the department and outside organisations. Students and faculty members interact with industry professionals and get an opportunity to understand real world challenges. These visits enable and motivate students and faculty to take up projects and research that are more grounded and useful for the community. 


Name Of Organisation /Site

Dates Of Visit

Visited Batch

Maradu Water Treatment


2019-2023 Batch

Idamalayar Dam


2019-2023 Batch

Thenmala Dam


2020-2024 Batch

Cherthala Water Treatment Plant


2018-2022 Batch

Elamkulam Sewage Treatment Plant


2018-2022 Batch

Malampuzha Dam


2018-2022 Batch

Kerala Water Authority Division, Aruvikkara


2017-2021 Batch

Ashirvad Conmix


2016-2020 Batch

Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport


2016-2020 Batch

Thottapally, Irrigation Section


2016-2020 Batch

HLL Infra Tech Services Limited


2016-2020 Batch

Kochi Metro


2015-2018 Batch

Project Site at Peringalkuth 


2014-2018 Batch

2015-2019 Batch

Chalalkudy Basin Hydro Electric Project


2014-2018 Batch




Students Achievement

The Civil Engineering department is proud of the achievements of both our students. Our graduates have demonstrated academic excellence, with many earning recognition for their performance in the classroom. Our students are encouraged to participate in a variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that provide opportunities for personal and professional growth, including engineering competitions, student organizations, and community service projects.

Overall, the Civil Engineering department is dedicated to provide a well-rounded education that prepares graduates to succeed in their careers and make meaningful contributions to the field of Civil Engineering.

Student Achievements in Sports and Games

Abhijith Ramesh (2018-2022 Batch) participating in State Level Powerlifting Competition
Susan Renu Varghese (2016-2020 batch) University Table Tennis Team Player

Student Achievements - Curricular and Cocurricular Activities

The students from the Civil Engineering Department have achieved great success by winning the institute-level Pearl of CCET (academic topper) and Crown of CCET (best outgoing student) awards. These awards recognize their hard work, dedication, and excellence in their academic pursuits, as well as their overall contributions to the college community. The students' achievements serve as an inspiration to their peers and demonstrate the high level of talent and determination present in the department.

A few of the achievements of our students include:

Name Batch Achievement
Deric Anto Roy, Gopi Krishnan K S, Jackson T George, Jijo George and Shebin V Thomas 2014-2018 1st position in TECHASTHRA, a technical contest conducted at St. Joseph's College of Engineering and Technology, Palai.
Team Effort 2015-2020 2015 batch students guided by Dr Susan Jacob presented their project at Kerala Nirmthi Alappuzha edition of KIIFB projects 2020.
Mehnas Ashraf 2018-2022 Selected for the district level power quiz 2020 hosted by KSEB.
Susan Renu Varghese 2016-2020 Scored SGPA 10 in eight semester exams.
Megha Dhanapal 2017-2021 Scored SGPA 10 in sixth semester exams.
Haripriya R 2018-2022 Scored SGPA 10 in Fourth semester exams
Placements and Higher Studies
The Civil Engineering department at our college has a strong record of helping graduates secure employment with respected companies in the industry. Our students have pursued careers in a diverse range of fields including construction, transportation, water resources, and infrastructure development. In association with the Career Guidance and Placement Cell of the Institute, the department provides resources such as workshops on resume writing, mock interviews, and networking events to assist students in reaching their goals. For those interested in furthering their education, the department also encourages and supports students who wish to pursue Master's programs. Our graduates are well-equipped and in demand, reflecting the quality education and hands-on training they receive while studying in our department. Placement and Higher Studies of 2018-22  Batch
S.No Student Name Employee Name
1 Sneha Stanely Paradigm
2 Mebin Joshi EJ Constructions Karunagappally
3 Sam Nelson Vasant Constructions
4 Pallavi R Complete Solutions India Designs and Developers
5 Ashik Irfan I Complete Solutions India Designs and Developers
6 Niniya Mathew Complete Solutions India Designs and Developers
8 Deepu Cyriac Antony Sutherland
9 Rony Thomas Cherian Sutherland
10 Lijomon Lalichan Sutherland
11 Deepak V George Sutherland
12 Farookh Baiju Farookh Constructions
Higher Studies
13 Vrinda K Kumar Govt Engineering College Thrissur
14 Haripriya R Govt Engineering College Thrissur
15 Aiswarya Santosh Govt Engineering College Kozhikode
16 Diya Treesa Saji V.I.T
17 Sara Philip Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore
18 Rahul R University of Greenwich
Placement and Higher Studies of 2017-21  Batch
S.No Student Name Employee Name
Government Sector
1 Annthressa Stanley CAN ALPY
2 Laija Sadhujan L.I.D & E.W Division Alappuzha
3 Jees Antony KSDP, Alappuzha
4 Sreepriya S Thrikkunnapuzha G P, Alappuzha
Private Sector
5 Sreelekshmi.B McKinsey & Company,Bangalore
6 Husna Fathima H Sthapathy Designers
7 Devika Balakrishnan A F Infrastructure Pvt Ltd.
8 Thasleema Thaju M B S Constructions, Punnapra
9 Krishnendhu H D G S Technical Services Pvt Ltd.
10 Suhail I Begorra Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, Pathanamthitta
11 Sachin Shibu Begorra Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, Pathanamthitta
12 Neo Nicholson Vincent Begorra Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, Pathanamthitta
13 Nandhana Santhosh Begorra Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, Pathanamthitta
14 Arunkumar k Sumanam Engineering services consultant
15 Shahas Khan Tomco Engineering (P) ltd.
16 Amalkar Z Tomco Engineering (P) ltd.
17 Karthika P. S D G S Technical Services Pvt Ltd.
18 Malu Sasikumar D G S Technical Services Pvt Ltd.
19 Aravind B D G S Technical Services Pvt Ltd
20 Nayana Kailas D G S Technical Services Pvt Ltd.
21 Neena Komalan Begorra Infrastructure and Developers Pvt Ltd, Pathanamthitta
Higher Studies
22 Riya Jose Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally
23 Aayisha Asif Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally
24 Rohan Jacob Sam V.I.T
25 Abhijith M S V.I.T
26 Anusree Anirudhan V.I.T
27 Rabia Parveen R T K M College of Engineering, Kollam
Placement and Higher Studies of 2016-20  Batch
S.No Student Name Employee Name
Government Sector
1 Suramya Raj LSGD, Alappuzha
2 Sai Lekshmi P Kinfra
3 Sreelekshmi O K LID & EW Division Alappuzha
4 Liza Elisabeth Joseph VSSC Trivandrum
5 Derly Treasa Roy Kerala state housing board, Kottayam Apprentice Trainee
6 Hareena Sathar Cherthala municipality
Private Sector
7 Shabana Bond Interiors
8 Sarath P Bond Interiors, Trivandrum
9 Aiswarya Lakshman Raj Tomco Engineering (P) ltd.
10 Anjali Balakrishnan Accenta Education
11 Arya A Accenta Education
12 Prashob V Nair Abu Mathew (Govt contractor)
13 Arjun Satheesh D Life home interiors
14 Aravind A Abu Mathew (Govt contractor)
15 Noby Alex Ahmed Mansoor Al Aali Group
16 Nimisha M Paradigm
17 Mohammed Irfan L.I.D & E.W Division collectorate, Alappuzha
18 Arunima A K Apprentice trainee
19 Deepak Jayan Apprentice trainee
20 Amala Jain Dempsey Wood Civil Limited
21 Sarath Prasad Perumalil constructions
22 Sailekshmi P Apprentice trainee
23 Aftab Mohammed Meenachil Builders Pvt Ltd.
24 Vaishnavi K O Coventry University
25 Deepak Jayan Teesside University, U K
26 Aswathy Anil Amal Jyothi College of Engineering
27 Cyril Thomas St Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai
28 Sharal Thirumeni St Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai
29 Rinshad.N N I T, Calicut
30 Amala Jain The University of Auckland
31 Nandhitha R Krishnan College of Engineering Trivandrum
32 Sreelekshmi S St Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai
33 Abynoah Eapen Varughese Saintgits College of Engineering
34 Jinu Joseph Saintgits College of Engineering
35 Atheela Mehaboob Ilahia college of engineering and technology
36 Meera Mary Thomas St Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai
37 Priya Jose Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kanjirappally
38 Arunima A K M A College of engineering
39 C H Sabarinath St Joseph’s College of Engineering & Technology, Palai
40 Basim A Jaleel Indira Gandhi National Open university
41 Basim A Jaleel Freelance
42 Shabana Zaala designer’s collective
43 Sahami Sathar Freelance
44 Krishna K Freelance
45 Ananthu Rajendran Freelance
46 Jasna N Freelance

Faculty Development Program

The department is dedicated to the professional growth and development of its faculty members. To achieve this goal, the department conducts regular Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs). These programmes are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of both in-house faculty members and external educators. The department invites prominent faculty members and industry experts to lead sessions and share their expertise with the participants. These sessions provide an opportunity for faculty members to broaden their perspectives, learn about the latest developments in their field, and network with peers. The FDPs are a testament to the department's commitment to supporting its faculty members in their efforts to remain at the forefront of their discipline.

Reshaping teaching learning process for the digital era

A five day faculty development programme titled “Reshaping teaching learning process for the digital era” was conducted by the department in association with the department of Institution of Engineers (India), Kochi Local Centre and the Department of Environmental Science and Management, Murdoch University, Australia. The five day faculty development  programme was curated to help the teaching community to  adapt  and flourish in the digital era. 

FDP - Resource Persons and Topics
Inauguration of the FDP
FDP Inauguration - Participants
FDP Participants with Resource Person - Dr Sreekanth V K, NIT

Civil Engineering Breakthroughs and Innovations

The department conducted an online International Short Term Training Programme on Civil Engineering Breakthroughs and Innovations. The five day programme was inaugurated by the KTU Vice Chancellor Dr. Rajasree MS. The sessions were handled by resource persons from around the world. Nearly 150 participants , including 75 from inside and 75 from outside the campus participated in the programme.

FDP Final day in House Boat

International STTP - On campus participants
International STTP - Inauguration

International STTP - Online Session

International STTP - Address by Dr. Rajasree MS, KTU Vice Chancellor

International STTP - On campus participants


  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
The department is equipped with an environmental lab, featuring advanced equipment such as a Spectrophotometer, Digital Nephelo Turbidity Meter, Digital pH Meter with Electrode MK-VI, Flocculator KFLO-1, and Incubator KIS-3. These tools allow for comprehensive experiments and research in environmental engineering. Additionally, the lab features a Biogas Plant, providing students with hands-on experience in this important area of renewable energy. With such resources, the department is able to stay at the forefront of environmental engineering research and education.
Laboratory List of equipment
Environmental Engineering 1.Spectrophotometer
2.Digital Nephelo Turbidity Meter
3.Digital pH Meter with Electrode MK-VI
4.Flocculator KFLO-1
5.Incubator KIS-3
6. Electrical Conductivity Meter
7. Biogas Plant
Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
The department's geotechnical lab is equipped with a comprehensive range of equipment to support research and experimentation in geotechnical engineering. The lab features essential tools such as the Casagrande apparatus, Permeability Test apparatus, Consolidation Testing machine, Direct Shear Testing Machine, Unconfined compression testing machine, and Hydrometer Apparatus. The lab also includes equipment for testing soil properties, such as the Sand pouring cylinder and calibrating container, Core cutter with dolly and rammer, Standard compaction mould and rammer, and Modified compaction mould and rammer. This well-equipped lab provides students and faculty with the resources needed to conduct research in the field of geotechnical engineering.  In addition to regular lab work by students, the lab is also utilized for conducting consultancy services, providing advice and assistance to clients in the field.
Laboratory List of equipment
Geotechnical Engineering Casagrande apparatus
Permeability Test apparatus
Consolidation Testing machine
Direct Shear Testing Machine
Unconfined compression testing machine
Hydrometer Apparatus
Sand pouring cylinder and calibrating container
Core cutter with dolly and rammer
Standard compaction mould and rammer
Modified compaction mould and rammer
Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  • Survey Laboratory
The department's survey lab is well-appointed with a range of surveying equipment, including Total Station, Prismatic Compass, Theodolite, Auto Level, and Electronic Distance Meter, all of which are used to measure angles and distances accurately. In addition, the lab features essential survey tools such as Chain, Fibre Tape, Ranging Rod, and Cross Staff, which are used to measure distances and elevations. The lab is also equipped with a variety of instruments used for leveling and mapping, including Dumpy Level & Leveling Staff, Plane Table, and Handheld GPS. These state-of-the-art tools and instruments provide the department's students and faculty with the resources needed to conduct precise and accurate surveys, a critical skill in the field of civil engineering.
Laboratory List of equipment
Survey Total Station 
Fibre Tape
Ranging Rod
Cross Staff
Handheld GPS
Prismatic Compass
Surveyor’s Compass
Dumpy Level & Leveling Staff
Plane Table
Auto Level
Electronic Distance Meter
Survey Laboratory
  • Material Testing Laboratory I (Strength of Materials)
The department's strength of materials lab is well-equipped with a variety of testing machines and apparatus that allow students and faculty to study the behavior and properties of materials under various types of load. The lab features a Universal Testing machine (UTM), Universal wood testing machine, Brinell Hardness Testing Machine, Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine, Spring Testing Machine, and Impact Testing Machine, all of which are used to measure the mechanical properties of materials. In addition, the lab has a Flywheel, Torsion Pendulum with Wall Bracket, Torsion Testing Machine, and Clerk Maxwell's Apparatus, which are used to study torsion, twisting, and shear forces in materials. These tools and instruments provide students and faculty with the resources they need to explore the fundamental principles of strength of materials and the behavior of materials under load, an essential area of study in civil engineering.
Laboratory List of equipment
Strength of materials (SM) Universal Testing machine (UTM)
Universal wood testing machine
Brinell Hardness Testing Machine
Torsion Pendulum with Wall Bracket
Torsion Testing Machine
Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine
Spring Testing Machine
Impact Testing Machine
Clerk Maxwell's Apparatus
Material Testing Lab -1
  • Material Testing Laboratory II (Concrete)
The material testing lab at our institution is equipped with a range of tools and equipment that are essential for conducting comprehensive assessments of the properties and qualities of different materials. These tools include Flow Table, Sieve Shaker, Compression Testing Machine, Vicat Apparatus, Compaction Test Apparatus, Density Basket, Re-bound hammer, Slump Test Apparatus, Le-Chatelier Apparatus, Le-Chatelier Flask, Tile Testing Machine, Flexural Strength Testing Machine, and Vee Bee Consistometer. These equipment enable our lab to carry out a variety of tests that help determine the characteristics of materials such as concrete, tile, and more. The lab is also utilized for consultancy works, providing valuable insights and recommendations to clients based on the results of our tests.
Laboratory List of equipment
Concrete Tile Testing Machine
Flexural Strength Testing Machine
Vee Bee Consistometer
Flow Table
Sieve Shaker
Compression Testing Machine
Hot Air Oven
Vicat Apparatus
Compaction Test Apparatus
Density Basket
Set of Sieves
Re-bound hammer
Longitudinal Compressometer
Cylindrical Metal Measures
Slump Test Apparatus
Moulds of Concrete Cube, Beam,Cylinder
Cement Cube Mould
Weighing Balance
Le-Chatelier Apparatus
Le-Chatelier Flask
Material Testing Laboratory - II (Concrete)
  • Transportation Engineering Laboratory
Our transportation lab is well equipped to handle a range of tests and experiments related to the assessment of transportation materials. The lab has a range of essential tools including an Asphalt Mixture Density Meter, Universal Penetrometer, Standard Tar Viscometer, Pensky-Marten Apparatus, Ring and Ball Apparatus, Density Basket, Abrasion Testing Machine, Modified Roughness Indicating Machine, Aggregate Impact Testing Machine, CBR Test Apparatus, Ductility Testing Machine, Film Stripping Device and a Water Bath. These tools allow us to conduct thorough evaluations of transportation materials to ensure that they meet industry standards and expectations. In addition to regular lab work by students, the transportation lab is also utilized for conducting consultancy services, providing expert advice and assistance to clients in the field.
Laboratory List of equipment
Transportation Engineering Asphalt Mixture Density Meter
Universal Penetrometer
Standard Tar Viscometer
Pensky-Marten Apparatus
Ring and Ball Apparatus
Density Basket
Abrasion Testing Machine
Modified Roughness Indicating Machine
Aggregate Impact Testing Machine
CBR Test Apparatus
Ductility Testing Machine
Film Stripping Device
Water Bath
Specific Gravity & Water Absorption Test
Transportation Engineering Laboratory
  • Computer Laboratory
Laboratory List of equipment
Computer Laboratory 60 Windows 10 PC
Our software engineering lab is equipped with 60 PCs, providing students and researchers with the necessary computing resources to carry out their work. The lab also provides access to several important software packages including AutoCAD, Primavera, and STAAD. These tools are essential for various tasks in software engineering, such as design and analysis, project management, and structural engineering. With this advanced infrastructure, our lab provides students with the ideal environment to develop and sharpen their technical skills and further their understanding of the field.
Computer Laboratory
  • Department Library:
The Department has a library that is readily available to both students and faculty. The collection of books and Indian Standard codes in the library supports the academic and research needs of the department. The library offers a comfortable and conducive learning environment with its student-friendly atmosphere and ample seating.
Department Library


The department takes pride in its efforts to disseminate knowledge and showcase the achievements of its students and staff. The department has two primary publications, the biannual newsletter called "Artech" and the technical magazine "Techpedia". Artech is a collaborative effort between students and staff members and is published twice a year. The first edition of Artech was released in November 2018 and work is underway for the second edition. On the other hand, Techpedia is a magazine that highlights the abstracts of final year students' projects, providing a platform for students to share their work with a wider audience. These publications are an integral part of the department's culture and contribute to the growth and development of the field of civil engineering.

Techpedia - 2021
Artech - Civil Engineering magazine

Recent Paper Publications

 Krishnan Jiji, Sharma Prashansha and Shukla Shruti. Experimental investigations of the mechanical properties of sand stabilised with colloidal silica. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering (2021).  (Springer publication)

Krishnan Jiji, Yadav S L and Shukla Shruti. Experimental Investigations of a Pile in Stabilised Sand under Vertical and Lateral Loads. Arabian Journal of Geoscience 14, 1314 (2021)  (Springer publication)

Krishnan J., Shukla S. Shake table testing of liquefaction mitigation efficiency on pile foundations in sand stabilised with colloidal silica. Nat Hazards 111, 2317–2341 (2022). (Springer publication)

SR Jose, J Thomas. Numerical analysis of cement panels reinforced with galvanized iron or polypropylene meshes. Sustainability, Agri, Food and Environmental Research, 11(X), (2023). 10.7770/safer-V12N1-art2758 (ISSN: 0719-3726).

SR Jose, J Thomas,  Strength of mortar reinforced with geogrid -  under processing to Publish in Materials Today Proceedings.

SR Jose, A Asif, M Dhanapal, US Megha, S Nazar,  “Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Beam using Ansys 18.1 Workbench” -  under processing to Publish in Materials Today Proceedings.

P.B Jayakrishnan et al., Impact of Heating Cooling regime on flexural Behaviour of Self Compacting Concrete Beams exposed to elevated temperatures. Materials Today Proceedings, 2022

Krishnan, Jiji., Nelson, S., Anil, A., A Comparative Study on Stability of Kootickal Slopes During 2021 Landslide Using GeoStudio And Plaxis 2D Indian Geotechnical Conference IGC 2022. 15th – 17th December, 2022, Kochi 

International Projects

Murdoch University in Western Australia is a global centre for learning, teaching, research and industry. With more than 23,000 students and 1,700 staff from across 90 different countries, this university has been recognised for the impact of free-thinking graduates, life-changing research, and innovative campus and industry developments. Murdoch University has a collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering (CCET) to jointly deal with some important Environmental issues. So far, four teams from Murdoch University have travelled to India to collaborate with the department on environmental issues.

Fourth Batch - February, 2023

In February 2023, the fourth collaborative study was conducted with the objective of studying the water quality, operation and management of Mini Water Supply System (WSS) in Idukki District. The study was carried out from February 1 to February 7 and involved a total of 16 participants from Murdoch University in Australia and Carmel. The participants from Murdoch University consisted of 7 students and 2 faculty members - Dr David Goldfield and Er Benny Kuriakose, while the participants from Carmel included Dr Susan Jacob and 6 students. The team worked together to collect data and analyse the water quality of the Mini WSS in Idukki District, examining the operation and management of the system in depth.

Third Batch - January 2020

The third batch visited the Institute and completed the Combined Project Study on Koororppada and Meenadom Rural Water Supply Schemes The combined project gives an opportunity to interact with International Students and Experts in the field, exchange knowledge and culture and exposure to industry.  The field studies conducted enriched the technical knowledge and the practical applications of the engineering knowledge in developing solutions to complex problems related to environmental issues in a community.

The team members of Carmel College were Aunu Raju, Anu Kuriakose, Aswini Madhu, Melbin Joseph, Najiya Nazar, Shibin Thomas, Susan Renu Varghese and Vibin Babu of S7- S8 Civil (2016-2020) batch. They have carried out the study from 30th January  to 3rd February 2020.

Brain Storming Session by Dr Susan Jacob, Head of the Department, at Meenadom Panchayath

A Sample certificate of Participation issued to Carmel Students


Second Batch - June 2019

The second batch visit was conducted from 24th June to 26th June 2019. Five students from Murdoch together with one faculty member joined the Carmel team to conduct the studies.

First Batch - February 2019

Murdoch University has a collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering (CCET) to jointly deal with some important Environmental issues. Murdoch university in collaboration with Moerk Water Solutions has developed a project for the Solar Powered desalination of Salty Water for drinking purposes.

The first group of 8 students and staff from Murdoch university visited CCET in February 2019 under the financial assistance of the 2019 New Colombo Plan, from the Australian Government. The team was headed by Dr Kuruvilla Mathew and Dr Stewart From Murdoch University and Dr Martin and Barbera from Moerk Water Solutions.

The project team headed by Dr Susan Jacob, CCET along with 12 students of 8th Semester Civil Engineering visited several locations & the plant was trialled at different contaminated water sources & proved its efficiency of treatment and power saving potential. The team members include : Basim A Jaleel, Nandu Manoharan, K O Vaishnavi, Rinshad N, Manu Nair, Jasna N , Shabana, Kevin Varghese, Krishna K, Hareena Sathar, Suramya Raj and C. H Sabarinath of S7- S8 Civil Students ( 2015-2019 batch).

PVRO Demonstration and field works

The project was successfully completed and gained appreciation from the general public, as evident from the numerous reports in the print and the digital media.

The group also conducted a Solid Waste Management (SWM) study for Ambalappuzha North Panchayat after conducting a house-to-house survey and analysed the present waste management system at Vandanam Medical College. The proposed project proposal was prepared with the consent of the Panchayath authorities and Suchitwa Mission who is the nodal agency for implementation of Solid Waste Management in Kerala State.

Visits of SWM team in Ambalappuzha North Panchayath and the Grama Sabha Meet at Carmel College to plan the SWM project.

Both these projects were submitted to the Government for implementation under the Master Plan “Kerala Nirmithi” , funded by KIFB during the Workshop Organized by Government of Kerala from 8th to 10th March 2020.

The project group, Rinshad N, Suramya Raj, Shabhana and K O Vaishnavi along with< Dr Abraham, CEO, KIFB and other officials.



The Civil Engineering department provides consultancy services to clients in a range of areas related to Civil Engineering. Our services are based on the latest standards and practices in the field, and are designed to meet the specific needs of our clients. Our consultancy facilities include a range of tests and services related to cement and concrete, steel bars, tiles and bricks, aggregates, soil, foundations, roads, pavements, water, and wastewater.

Cement and Concrete Testing:

Our consultancy facilities include a range of tests related to cement and concrete. These tests are used to evaluate the quality of these materials and ensure they meet the required standards. Our services include concrete mix design, which involves determining the mix proportions of concrete based on the client's requirements and IS standards.

Steel Bar Testing:

We also offer testing services for steel bars, which are commonly used in a range of Civil Engineering constructions. These tests evaluate the quality and strength of the steel bars, ensuring they meet the required standards for their intended use.

Tiles, Bricks, and Paver Blocks Testing:

In addition to concrete and steel bar testing, our consultancy facilities also include testing for tiles, bricks, and paver blocks. These tests evaluate the quality of these materials and ensure they are suitable for their intended use in Civil Engineering constructions.

Aggregate Testing:

Our consultancy facilities also include tests for aggregates, including sand and crushed stone, which are commonly used in Civil Engineering projects such as road construction and concrete production. These tests evaluate the quality and suitability of the aggregates for their intended use.

Soil Testing:

We offer a range of soil testing services, including tests for clay, sand, and silt. These tests help to evaluate the suitability of the soil for foundation design and other Civil Engineering projects.

Foundation Design:

In addition to soil testing, our consultancy facilities also include services for foundation design. Our engineers use the latest standards and practices to design foundations for a range of structures, ensuring they are stable and suitable for their intended use.

Road and Pavement Design:

Our consultancy facilities include road and pavement design services, including tests for road materials and design of bituminous mixes using a Marshall Testing Machine. These services help to ensure the quality and durability of roads and pavements.

Water and Waste Water Quality Testing:

Finally, our consultancy facilities include services for water and waste water quality testing. These tests evaluate the quality of these important resources, helping to ensure they are safe and suitable for their intended use.

 Some of our clients include : 

Afsal Metals

K E Carmel School , Muhamma

Manu construction

Anon Builders & Developments

K E Mohammed Nissar

Mar Gregorious Church , Punnapra

Autokast Ltd.

K V Joseph & Sons

Mararikulam South G P

Baiju Satyan

Kadakkarappally G P

Matha Industries , Edathua

Bebitto John Baby

Kainakary G P

Matsyafed , Arattupuzha

Bharat Electronics



Bharath Benz , Haripad



Bhavana Cemet Product


Moni Alex

Biju Mathew


N A Moses

Clinton Fernandes


Nedumudy G P



Nirmithi Kendra , Kalamassery


KSNK , Mavelikara

Ozanam Builders

Devikulangara G P


Prime Arch

East Venice Hotel

Lalji S

PWD , Alappuzha

Francis A - KSEB Contractor

Leins International Pvt. Ltd

PWD , Ambalappuzha

George Joseph

LID & EW Ambalappuzha G P

PWD , Cherthala

Golden sands

LID & EW Ambalappuzha North G P

PWD , Haripad

Gopan A

LID & EW Aryad G P

PWD , Kayamkulam

Habitat Technology Group

LID & EW Muttar G P

PWD , Pulincunnu

Harbour Engineering , Neendakara

LID & EW Nedumudy G P

Ramco Cements

Harbour Engineering , Thottapally

LID & EW Neelamperoor G P

Santhosham Builders

Harbour Engineering Thottapally

LID & EW Veliyanad G P

SILK , Cherthala


LSGD , Champakkulam

South Indian Constructions


LSGD , Kainakary

Southern Railway

INKEL Limited

LSGD , Nedumudy

Square Associates , Kochi

INKEL Limited

LSGD , Punnapra South

square Associates , Kochi

Irrigation Section

LSGD Ambalappuzha North

St Michael High School , Thathampally

Irrigation Section , Haripad

LSGD Nedumudy

St. Michaels Church , Thathampally

Irrigation Section , Thottapally

M.P Jolly - PWD Contractor

SVNCE , Maveilkara

Jithoos Construction

M.P Paulson

T3 Projects Pvt Ltd.


Maheshwari Textile

TDLC , Thrissur

Question Bank

First Semester
1.S1-B.Tech-EST100 Engineering Mechanics, December 2019
2.S1-B.Tech- EST100 ENGINEERING MECHANICS -December 2020
3. S1-B.Tech-EST100 ENGINEERING MECHANICSg -December 2021
4. S1-B.Tech-EST100 ENGINEERING MECHANICS -july 2021

Second Semester
1.S2-B.Tech-EST102 PROGRAMMING IN C AN session, July 2021
2.S2-B.Tech-EST102 PROGRAMMING IN C (Common to all programs), July 2021
4. S2-B.Tech-EST100 ENGINEERING MECHANICS -july 2021

Third Semester
1. S3-B.Tech-CET203 Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics, December 2022
2. S3-B.Tech-HUT200 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS -December 2020
3. S3-B.Tech-HUT200 Professional Ethics -December 2021
4. S3-B.Tech-HUT200 Professional Ethics -july 2022
5. S3-B.Tech-MCN201 Sustainable Engineering -December 2022

Fourth Semester
4. S4-B.Tech-EST200 DESIGN AND ENGINEERING -june 2022
5. S4-B.Tech-MCN202 CONSTITUTION OF INDIA Scheme-May 2021
5. S4-B.Tech-MCN202 CONSTITUTION OF INDIA -June 2022

Fifth Semester
1. S5-B.Tech-CE361 ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY– I Scheme, January 2023
3. S5-B.Tech-CET 301 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS - I -December 2022
6. S5-B.Tech-CET 305 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING - II -December 2022
9. S5-B.Tech-MCN301 DISASTER MANAGEMENT -December 2021

Sixth Semester

Seventh Semester
1. S7-B.Tech-CET306 CE401 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES Scheme, January 2023
2. S7-B.Tech-CE401 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES -January 2023

Eighth Semester