Civil Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man; being that practical application of the most important principles of natural Philosophy which has in a considerable degree realized the anticipations of Bacon, and changed the aspect and state of affairs in the whole world. It refers to the practice of organizing the design and construction, [and we would add operation] of any artifice which transforms the physical world around us to meet some recognized need.
The Department of Civil Engineering at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University, recently completed five decades of its existence on this lush green Thapar Technology Campus at Patiala. Founded in the year 1956, the Department has created a rich legacy of alumni, who have excelled in varied fields ranging from academics to project management, designing earthquake resistant structures to constructing bridges, managing the ever changing needs of the our developing country.
The department is one of its kinds in the region, which provides not only quality under-graduate education, but also an excellent research environment through its Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral programs. The Department has faculties from diverse streams and specializations, with state-of-the-art laboratory facilities to boot.
Department Highlights / Events / News
Department gets two research projects
Dr. Shruti Sharma and Dr. Dwarikanath Ratha, Assistant Professors in the Department get major UGC projects
Civil Engineering graduates of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University get top positions in All India Engineering Services examination
Mr. Anirudh Bansal(1050204)of 2009 batch of Civil Engineering tops All Indian Engineering Services Examination. Mr. Rajinder Kumar Garg(1050235)of 2009 batch of Civil Engineering stood 7th and Mr. Ajay Kumar Garg of 2010 batch stood 9th in All Indian Engineering Services Examination. Mr. Sunny Romana (1050242) of 2009 batch of Civil Engineering stood 21st in All Indian Engineering Services Examination
Eleven sponsored research projects ongoing in the Department.
Resources to the tune of Rs.39.00 lakhs generated through consultancy during the last financial year.
Dr. Prem Pal Bansal received a research project to the tune of Rs.29 lakhs during the last financial year from DST.
Department gets an AICTE MODROBS project for Transportation Engineering Laboratory worth Rs. 15.00 Lakhs
7th National Conference on Wind Engineering (VII-NCWE)
The Department of Civil Engineering is going to organise National Conference on Wind Engineering (VII-NCWE) at Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University, Patiala on November 21-22, 2014.
Road Safety Audit Consultancy Projects of NHAI