Prof. Shashikumar C S  ME (PhD)
Assoc. Professor  & Head

The Department of Civil Engineering has been in existence at VKIT since 2013 with an intake of 60. The faculty with highest qualification and experience trains the students in the domines of Planning, Design, Construction and Management etc. The academic activities of the Department emphasizes deep understanding of fundamental principles, development of creative ability to handle the challenges of Civil Engineering and the analytical ability to solve problems which are interdisciplinary in nature. The Department also encourages its students to engage in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, essential for development, nurturing of team spirit and developing organizational skills.



An outstanding knowledge dissemination centre through cutting edge technology to produce globally acceptable, competent Civil Engineers who will be in the forefront of planning, designing and executing Civil Engineering innovations for the benefit of mankind.

Providing continuous teaching, learning, research, professionalism and ethics to students through committed faculty, state of the art infrastructure, student industry interactions and co-curricular activities to create dedicated, committed, technically sound and environmentally conscious Civil Engineers.



Department having faculty members engaged in research and consultancy activities. Department is recognized as research centre by the VTU. Highly merited students preferring Civil branch of VKIT. Improved institution level placement activity catering to Civil branch.

Department growing with addition of PG and PhD programs. Student intake is increased to 120 from the present 60. Additional infrastructure facility in terms of buildings and equipment to support the research activities. Department is recognized by NBA. Faculty members to work on funded projects from different agencies. Faculty members conducting National/International level seminars and conferences.


A student graduating B.E in Civil Engineering from Vivekananda Institute of Technology should,

  • To take up challenging professional roles successfully in industry Government and Private sectors.
  • To involve in research and higher education with zeal for lifelong learning.
  • To exhibit leadership qualities with excellent communication skills, professionalism.

Programmes offered

  • B. E in Civil Engineering


  • Concrete and Highway Materials lab
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Machines lab
  • Engineering Geology lab
  • Geo-technical Engineering lab    
  • Basic Material Testing Lab
  • Surveying practice lab
  • Environmental Engineering Lab
  • Computer Aided design lab