Department of CIVIL ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering is one of the oldest engineering disciplines in the world, with a history that goes back over 4000 years. Department of Civil Engineering is one of the four departments of Government Polytechnic College, Tuticorin. Civil Engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with design, construction and maintenance of the built environment or public works as they are related to earth, water or in space.
The mission of the department of Civil Engineering is
Teaching & Learning activities adopted
Survey camp provides the students with hands on experience in surveying.
Civil Engineering is an exciting profession because they built the world’s infrastructure. They quietly shape the history of nations around the world.
Students’ Intake for Civil
|Sl.no||Full time/part time||Regular/Shift||No. Of Students||Time Schedule|
|Regular||60||8:00am - 3:30pm|
II Year Lateral Entry
(H.Sc./SSLC+ 2 yrs ITI)
|12||8:00am - 3:30pm|
|3||Full TimeI Year||Shift||60||12:00pm - 7:30pm|
|-||30||6:00pm – 9:00pm|
Materials Testing Lab
Responsible for materials testing of concrete, cement and aggregates in the lab and field. Operates Material Testing Lab, inspects samples and tests construction materials for complaince with plans and specifications on public works projects, performs field and laboratory physical tests on highway and building materials, analysing material failures to determine cause and recommend corrective action and prepares technical reports.
The Surveying Laboratory is equipped with the instruments and tools that students use throughout the surveying course. Students learn techniques for gathering field data with both traditional and modern instruments and demonstrate their proficiency on weekly lab exercises and a comprehensive semester project. The lab includes modern equipments such as total station and also the traditional theodolite, dumpy levels, and level rods, tripods, tape and other common surveying tools and ancillary equipment.