The Civil Engineering Department was established in the year 2007 offering B.E. Civil Engineering program with a student’s intake of 60. M.E. Structural Engineering Program was introduced in the year 2011 with an intake of 18. In the year 2014, the student’s intake for Undergraduate program was increased to 180. The vision of the Department is to become a school of excellence in Civil Engineering education with an emphasis on research for the benefit of the industry and society. The Department of Civil Engineering has well equipped laboratories for Academic, Consultancy and R & D activities. From the inception of the Department students has secured 20 University ranks. The Department is approved as a research centre by Anna University, Chennai. The Department has well qualified faculty with varied experience in areas of structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Irrigation Water Management, Soil Mechanics, Coastal Management, Geoinformatics etc. Five Faculty members are Doctorates and four faculty members are pursuing their doctoral program. .