Department of Civil Engineering | SSGI-FET Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus
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Department of Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering was established in the year 2008 with an intake of 60 students at Under Graduate level which later on was increased to 91 students in 2015 and to 180 in 2017 by AICTE, New Delhi. In 2015, AICTE, New Delhi approved a Post Graduate level Program with specialization in Structural Engineering with an intake of 16 students which was later on increased to 30 students in 2017. In the same year, another Post Graduate level Program with specialization in Transportation Engineering was approved with an intake of 18 students.

Dr. Prabhat Kumar Giri (Professor & Head of Department)

The Department of Civil Engineering at SSGI (FET), SSTC, Bhilai was established in 2008 and has continuously upgraded itself in terms of academic programs and research infrastructure, including state of the art laboratories and research facilities. The department attracts some of the finest and dynamic faculty members and the best of the students for its Bachelors and Masters programs. Students are exposed to well defined academic programs along with a host of sports, cultural and organizational activities in the vibrant and beautiful campus of SSTC. The presence of the state of the art experimental and computational facilities at the institute, industry interaction, and industrial training opportunities help the students to excel in their competitive professional lives. Our graduates and postgraduates have been selected by renowned leading national and multinational firms. The many achievements of our students have really made us proud!

The department is committed to providing excellence in classroom/laboratory infrastructure, enrichment of the academic and professional experience of students, outreach to the engineering community and society, and overall advancement in the field of Civil Engineering. We would be happy to receive any valuable suggestions from your side. Feel free to contact us if you have any queries, suggestions or comments.


  • To create and disseminate knowledge through teaching, learning and research.
  • To develop leadership, teamwork skills and value of commitment to quality among Civil engineering students.
  • To develop human potential to its fullest extent so that intellectually capable and imaginatively gifted leaders can emerge in the field of technical education and industry.


  • To achieve excellence in education so as to enable students to establish themselves as world- class professionals.
  • To empower the students with the proficiency and knowledge required to excel in the diversified field of Civil Engineering.
  • To develop and promote innovations in Engineering Education at all levels namely U.G. & P.G. by suitable steps like outcome based learning teaching system.

Programme Educational Outcomes (PEOs)

  • To prepare the graduates to produce engineering designs based on principles of mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals considering functionality, aesthetics, safety, cost effectiveness and sustainability.
  • To develop the graduates of the program to be proficient in sub-fields of Civil Engineering to an extent that they can pursue careers in Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, and Transportation Engineering.
  • To prepare the graduates of the program to be capable of working effectively in a professional environment by demonstrating technical communication skills, the ability to procure work, the ability to interact effectively with construction professionals, and an understanding of ethical, societal & environmental issues in Civil Engineering.
  • To prepare students to enter and successfully complete, advanced degree programs within their fields of choice & to understand importance of the life-long learning.
  • To promote the student awareness on lifelong learning by providing academic environment for higher learning and quality research & development, also to introduce them to professional ethics needed for successful career.

Our Objectives

  • Prepare effective and responsible graduate engineers as per the global requirements by providing quality education.
  • Upgrade existing labs of the department under MODROBs and establish Center of Excellence in various fields.
  • To promote problem based learning in the department so as to meet the ever changing requirements of industries.
  • To work on sponsored Research Projects in collaboration with funding and research agencies such as AICTE, CGCOST and DST etc.
  • To motivate more faculties and students to Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Program.

Courses Offered

S.No Course Name Duration Intake
1 B.E.(Civil Engg.) Four Year 180
2 M.Tech(Structural Engg.) Two Year 30
3 M.Tech(Transportation Engg.) Two Year 18

Why choose Civil Engineering ?

Integrated teaching and research laboratories

Hands on opportunities to learn next to our world-leading researchers, whose work feeds into your degree. We have some of the largest teaching laboratories in Chhattisgarh and we capitalize on this with a comprehensive undergraduate laboratory programme to complement lectures. World leading academics teach our students at all stages in their degree.

Enter into an effective graduate scheme

If after studying the subject you find that a career directly related to Civil Engineering is not suitable for you, fear not, because through the teaching process here at SSTC, students learn skills that can be employed to numerous other professions. These include problem-solving, decision-making, analytical and IT. Furthermore, the students' knowledge of Science,

Gain a lot of practical experience

Most Civil Engineering courses nowadays include at least the option for an industry placement during the degree. Many students even get paid for the work they do. Here at SSTC, emphasis is laid on student's practical experience and appropriate exposure is provided in the form of Site visits and Vocational trainings. It is fun and challenging and our students can illustrate real management experience at job interviews.

Choose from many postgraduate options

Interested in further study? A lot of undergraduate courses of Civil Engineering offer a master's degree option, and postgraduate options are in abundance. Courses include a variety of options including Structural Engineering,Transportation Engineering,Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Water Management. SSTC offers two PG courses namely Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering

Learn valuable transferrable skills

If after studying the subject you find that a career directly related to Civil Engineering is not suitable for you, fear not, because through the teaching process here at SSTC, students learn skills that can be employed to numerous other professions. These include problem-solving, decision-making, analytical and IT. Furthermore, the students' knowledge of Science, Mathematics and Technology is strongly refined.

Gain a good graduate starting salary

Having a degree in Civil Engineering will definitely help students on their way to becoming well paid professionals in the sector. Our placement figures display the significant difference between the starting salary for a SSTC graduate and the starting salary for others in the subject area. Industry Institute Interaction Cell at SSTC does its level best to ensure that the dents have sufficient practical experience which in turn enhances their chances of securing a handsome package at job interviews.

Work in an exciting environment

Civil Engineers play a key role in the whole process, from designing a project, to bringing it to life and maintaining it. Study this course at SSTC and you will be part of its quick-moving and challenging nature. We have a supportive environment that ensures a smooth transition to University. Teaching in small groups challenges you through personal interaction with your lecturers and makes sure you don’t get left behind. A student buddy scheme and an alumni mentoring programme are further examples of initiatives we offer to support your professional development.

Research oriented environment

Students are encouraged to take part in many research oriented activities organized by the department which include but are not limited to Problem-based Learning, Workshop(s), National Conferences, Expert Talks given by Industry professionals and Technical model competitions. Students, by taking part in such activities, gain a lot of valuable insight into the Corporate world and understand the concept of 'Publish or Perish'. Many alumnus have benefitted from this policy during selections for postgraduate courses at foreign universities where preference was given to SSTC graduates with a track record of research based works.

Healthy dose of Extra-curricular Activities

Apart from the routine of studies, the department offers a steady dose of extra-curricular activities to keep fresh the minds of budding engineers. AAKAAR, the student association of Civil department (SSTC) yearly organizes Badminton, Carrom and Chess Tournaments where the students can exhibit their excellence in sports. Apart from this, the college also organizes an annual fest named SAMVID which includes a variety of events and has an average footfall of almost 5000 persons. Due credits are also provided to students who have represented the college at University/ State/ National level events/ tournaments.

Student Achievements

S.No Achievements
1 Ms. Akansha Bajpai, Ms. RuchiLuniya, Ms. Renuka and Ms. Raveena Indwar participated in the regional convention of Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards 2018 under the mentorship of Mr. Abhyuday Titiksh at OCST, Bhopal on 14th Nov 2018.
2 Ms. Puja Shukla attended the Pre Republic Day Parade Camp 2018 from 3rd to 12th Oct 2018 at NIFFT, Hatia, Ranchi.
3 Students of second year submitted two innovative proposals under the mentorship of Mr. AbhyudayTitiksh to UnnatBhaaratAbhiyaan 2018.
4 Our 3rd semester student Mr. Deepak Sinha was appointed as Campus Ambassador for SVEEP Programme.
5 Students of final year prepared a model on "Seismic retrofitting of structures using shear walls" and presented it at SAMVID 2018, securing 1st position in the event TECHNICAL MODEL in February 2018.
6 The model on "Earthquake resistant structures" prepared by the final year students was appreciated by Dr. M.K. Verma (Vice-Chancellor, CSVTU) and Mr. Abhishek Singh (Member of Parliament, Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh) during SAMVID 2018.
7 Mr. Rahul Agrawal got recruited by BYJUs in 2018.
8 Mr. Ashwani Jaiswal, Mr. Mohit Daswani and Ms. Roopali Deshmukh got recruited by Earth2Sky Pvt. Ltd. Gurgaon.
9 Mr. Shreyansh Diwan secured C-certificate of NSS by successfully completing 3 successful years as an active volunteer.
10 A team of 6 NSS volunteers consisting of 2 students from Civil namelyMs.Babli and Ms. Aditya Salame, successfully organized and conducted a craft workshop in Govt. Hr. Sec. School,Borai, Durg.
11 More than 30 students from the department have joined NSS wing of SSGI, Bhilai and have worked extensively for the development and upliftment of nearby rural areas. They also played a vital role in dissipating the information related to various government schemes to the villages.
12 Mr. Akshay Sharma cleared GRE 2016 with 304 marks out of 340.
13 Students of pre-final year participated at the annual techfest of IIT Roorkee, named COGNIZANCE 2016.
14 Mr. Chirag Pawar, Ms. Palak Sharma, Ms. Rakhi Patel and Ms. ShubhangeeBagchi got recruited by Tech-Mahindra.
15 Mr. HimankGautam and Mr. Prakhar Bansal got recruited by Adani Group.
16 Students of Association of Civil Engineering (AAKAAR) successfully organized a two-day sporting event named SMASH 2016.
17 Our Gem: TwinkalChoudhary-
  • She secured 1st Positon in Saptarang Cultural Festival 2018.
  • She secured1st Position in CSVTU Zonal Dance Competitionfor thepast three consecutive years 2016,2017 & 2018.
  • She was awarded National NityaBhushan Award 2017 Prague of Honor, presented by International Theatre Festival, Cuttack , Orissa.






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Research Facilities

S.No Research Facilities
1 38 well configured PCs (Dual core, 1GB RAM with latest STAAD.Pro installed)
2 Dedicated Research lab with 10 well equipped PCs
3 Well equipped Testing & Consultancy Cell
4 AutoCAD, ANSYS, SAP 2000 Non-Linear & STAAD.Pro v8i Software
5 Close interaction with industry under I.I.I. (Industry Institute Interaction)
6 Timely site visits for students to provide practical knowledge
7 24 Hrs internet facility (Wired + WiFi)
8 Short term trainings on AutoCAD/STAAD.Pro

Labs Details

S.No. Name of the Laboratory Programme Carpet Area (in sq.mtrs.) Lab / Major Equipments
1 Geotech Engineering Lab B.E.(Civil) and M.Tech.(Transportation) 131.133 Apparatus for soil density, Soil Hydrometer Apparatus, Hot air Oven, Liquid Limit device, Shrinkage Limit Appartus, Constant head permeability test apparatus, Falling head permeability test apparatus, Mechanical sieve shanker analysis (Complete test of service), Test sieve 30 cm dia meter GI Sheet Frame as per IS 460 for corse aggregate, Static cone penetrometre test apparatus
2 Transportation Engineering Lab B.E.(Civil) and M.Tech.(Transportation) 102.457 Ring & Ball Apparatus, Standard Penetro Meter (Hand Operated), Los Angles Abrasion Machine (Hand Operated), Devals Abrasion Machine, Ductility testing Machine, Tar viscometer, Sieve Shaker, Mechanical sieve shanker analysis (Complete test of service), Test sieve 30 cm dia meter GI Sheet Frame as per IS 460 for corse aggregate, Test Sieve 20 cmmdia meter brass frmae as per IS 460 for fine aggregate, Aggregate impact testing Machine, Flash and fire point apparatus, Hot air oven, Water Bath, Marshall Stability Test Apparatus, Elongation Index & Flakiness Index Apparatus of Aggregate, Penetration Test Apparatus of Bitumin
3 Engineering Geology Lab B.E.(Civil) 102.457 Crystallographic Model, Collection of Minerls Showing Natural Crystal set of 15, Collection of Minorab Showing Lustural set of 15, Showing cleavage Set of 15, Showing Fracture Set of 7, Building Industries Set of 20, Collection of 15 lgnecus, 15 sodiminting, 15 Metamorphic Rock 3 Separat- bcp, HordnenScal base, Strecak Plato, Enemal Tray
4 Material Testing & Concrete Technology Lab B.E.(Civil) and M.Tech.(Structure) 104.335 Vicat's apparatus, Sieve Shaker, Oven, Vibrating Machine, Slump Cone Test apparatus, I.S. Sieve set, Digital Weighing Machine, Beam balance with weight box, Spring Blance, Compression Testing Machine 200 MT with Three Pressure Gauges, Slump Test Apparatus, Cube Mould size 150 mm x 150mm x 150 mm, Compaction Factor Apparatus, Gauging Trowel, Flow Table for Mortar and Hydraulic Cement, Rebound hammer
5 Surveying Lab B.E.(Civil) 87.062 Dumpy level, Theodolite, Auto level, Levelling Staff, Prismatic Compass, Surveyor's Compass, Measuring Chain, Measuring Tape, Plumb Bob, Trough Compass, Ranging Rods, Arrows, Cross Staff, Alidade, Plumbing fork, Plane Table
6 Structure Analysis Lab B.E.(Civil) and M.Tech.(Structure) 68.378 Elastic Properties of beam appartus, Maxwell's law of reciprocal deflection apparatus, Universal frame with variety of curved bars, Universal frame with variety of portal frames, Digital strain indicator, Dial gagues for measuring deflection, Weights and rangers to apply loads
7 Environmental Engineering Lab B.E.(Civil) 102.534 Digital Turbidity Meter, Digitla pH Meter, Laboratory Muffle Furnace Chamber Size 100 mm x 100mmx 225mm, Hot Air Oven, Jar Test Apparatus Capacity 1 it with 2 stirrer
8 Computer Lab B.E.(Civil) 68.378 Ansys Academic Version 12.1 AutoCAD, STAAD.Pro v8i SAP-2000 Non-linear STAAD Foundation

Some Key Publications in Referred Journals / Conferences

1 Abhyuday Titiksh (2018), "Parametric study on cylindrical water tanks by varying their aspect ratios", Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Online first*, ISSN: 1563- 0854.(SPRINGER NATURE, SCOPUS).
2 Abhyuday Titiksh (2017), "Effects of irregularities on the seismic response of a medium rise structure", Asian Journal of Civil Engineering - Building and Housing, Vol. 18, Issue 8, ISSN: 1563-0854, pp. 1307-1314.(SCOPUS).
3 Abhyuday Titiksh (2017), "Fundamentals of Direct Displacement Based Design procedure - A brief introduction", Disaster Advances, Vol. 10, Issue 6, ISSN: 0974-262X, pp. 40-43.(SCOPUS).
4 SwapnilAmbasta, AbhyudayTitiksh and G.P. Khare (2017), "Seismic behavioral analysis of fixed base and base isolated structures", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 3, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp.415-420.
5 Mahesh Ram Patel and R.C. Singh (2017), "Comparative analysis of tall structure under seismic forces on terrain plane using STAAD.Pro",International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Vol. 5, Issue 6, ISSN: 2321-9653, pp. 01-07.
6 Govardhan Bhatt, AbhyudayTitiksh and PalashRajepandhare (2017), "Effect of curtailment shear walls for medium rise structures", International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 10, Issue 6, ISSN: 0974-5572, pp. 73-79 (SCOPUS).
7 Mahesh Ram Patel and R.C. Singh (2017), "Analysis of tall structure using STAAD.Pro providing different wind intensities as per IS:875 (Part 3)",International Journal of Engineering Science and Research Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 5, ISSN: 2277-9655, pp. 218-225.
8 Kiran S, GangadharRamtekkar, Abhyuday Titiksh (2017), "Comparative study for mitigating the soft Storey effect in multi storey buildings using different structural arrangements", International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 3, ISSN: 0976 - 6308, pp. 520-531 (SCOPUS).
9 Preeti Tiwari and Santosh Kumar(2017), "An investigation on behavior of concrete by partially replacing coarse aggregate with quartz sandstone powder",International Journal of Trend in Research and Development,Vol. , Issue 5,ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 218-222.
10 Nidhi Agrawal and Santosh Kumar(2017),"Study of strength of concrete using waste marble and crushed tile as partial replacement of fine coarse aggregate",International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, Vol. 7, Issue 5,ISSN: 2321-3361, pp. 11870-74.
11 Palash Raepandhare, AbhyudayTitiksh and Govardhan Bhatt (2017), "Comparison of LabVIEW with SAP2000 and NONLIN for structural dynamics problems", International Journal of Civil Engineering & Technology, Vol. 8, Issue 2, ISSN: 0976-6308, pp. 226-235 (SCOPUS).
12 Preeti Sahu and Dolendra Patel(2017),"Behavioral comparative analysis of concrete repaired with epoxy resin", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 4, Issue 5,ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 213-217.
13 Abhyuday Titiksh and Govardhan Bhatt (2017), "Optimum positioning of shear walls for minimizing the effects of lateral forces in multistorey-buildings",Archives of Civil Engineering, Vol. 63, Issue 1, ISSN: 1230-2945, pp. 151 - 162. (SCOPUS).
14 Nibha Singh Banafer and Anil Suman (2017), "Experimental Study of Geopolymer concrete in construction of rigid pavement", Trends in Transport Engineering and Applications, Vol. 4, Issue 2, eISSN: 2394-7284, pp. 24-29.
15 Rashmi Sahu and Anil Suman (2017), "Experimental study on concrete strength by partial replacing element by fly ash and lime",International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, ISSN: 2394-9333.
16 Divya Yadav and Dolendra Patel(2017),"Comparative study of tall building with and without earthquake loading", International Journal of Engineering Science and Computing, Vol. 7, Issue 6,ISSN: 2250-1371, pp. 13567-70.
17 Ajay Kumar SinghandDolendra Patel (2017),"Strength and durability test of rubberized concrete with metakaolin", International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, Vol. 3, Issue 11,ISSN: 2454-1361, pp. 285-287.
18 Santosh Kumar and Nand Kumar Sharma (2017),"Non Structural Element –Its behavior during an earthquake", International Journal of Engineering Research and Application,Vol. 7, Issue 7 (Part-7), ISSN: 2248-9622, pp. 26-29.
19 Tarun Magendra, AbhyudayTitiksh andAyazAhmad Qureshi (2016), "Optimum positioning of shear walls in multistorey-buildings", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 3, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 666-671.
20 Chirag Pawar, Palak Sharma and Abhyuday Titiksh (2016), "Gradation of aggregates and its effects on properties of concrete", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 2, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 581-584.
21 Apoorva Chandak, Nitin Agrawal, Divyansh Thakur and Abhyuday Titiksh (2016), "Analysis of self compacting concrete using hybrid fibers", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 3 , Issue 2, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 641-645.
22 Kaushal Jatti, PreetiVaishnav and Abhyuday Titiksh (2016), "Evaluating the performance of hybrid fiber reinforced concrete dosed with polyvinyl alcohol", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 3 , Issue 2, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 354-357.
23 Shrikant Mishraand R.K. Chaturvedi(2016), "Polymer modified concrete - A theoretical review", International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Vol. 3, Issue 3, ISSN: 2394-9333, pp. 268-270.
24 Abhyuday Titiksh and Mohan Kumar Gupta (2015), "A study of the various structural framing systems subjected to seismic loads", International Journal of Earthquake Engineering & Hazard Mitigation, Vol. 3, Issue 1, eISSN: 2282-7226.
25 AbhyudayTitiksh, Abhinav Agrawal, AnkurKhandelwal and Akshay Sharma (2015), "Comparative study of conventional steel building and pre-engineered building to be used as an industrial shed", International Journal of Engineering Research & Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 11 (Part-2), ISSN: 2248-9622, pp. 25-28.
26 Abhyuday Titiksh and Mohan Kumar Gupta (2015), "A comparative study of the various structural framing systems subjected to seismic loadings", International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research, Vol. 3, Issue 5, ISSN: 2321-0869, pp. 59-64.
27 Abhyuday Titiksh and Mohan Kumar Gupta (2015), "A study of the various structural framing systems subjected to seismic loads", SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 4, ISSN: 2348-8352, pp. 23-30.
1 Abhyuday Titiksh (2018), "An Introduction to Direct Displacement Based Design", BITCON 2018 - National Conference on Frontiers in Civil Engineering for National Development, held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, 15 February 2018.
2 Abhyuday Titiksh and Ravi Shankar Mishra (2018), "Low-cost seismic isolation of structures using scrap automobile tires", RECYCLE 2018 - 2nd International Conference on Waste Management, held at IIT Guwahati, 22-24 February, 2018.
3 Govardhan Bhatt, AbhyudayTitiksh and PalashRajepandhare (2017), "Effect of Curtailment of Shear Walls for Medium Rise Structures", 2nd Int. Conference on Sustainable Computing Techniques in Engineering, Science and Management, 27-28 January 2017, Belgaum, India, pp. 501-507.
4 Mitali Shrivastava(2017), "Behavior of Reinforcement Concrete Beam Use Coconut Shell as A Coarse Aggregate", BITCON 2017- Research Challenges in Civil Engineering for National Development, held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, 28March 2017.
5 Abhyuday Titiksh and Abhishek Mishra(2013), "Industrial Waste Water Treatment by Water Hyacinth", Recent Advances in Meterology, Climatology, and Environment, held at Bhilai Institute of Technology, Raipur, 25 October 2013.
6 Santosh Kumar and Abhyuday Titiksh(2013), "Role of Water Resource Development in India", VIMARSH – 2013, held at Chauksey Engineering College, Bilaspur, 12-13 September, 2013.
S.No. Books Published
1 Abhyuday Titiksh (2018), "Mitigating the effects of Open Ground Storey in RCC Structures", ISBN- 978-613-4-97953-5; Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
2 Abhyuday Titiksh (2018), "Optimum level of Shear wall Curtailment - Comparison of Finite Element and Continuum Solutions". ISBN- 978-613-6-74858-0; Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.


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