The demand for well trained professionals in Civil Engineering is obvious, omnipresent and ever increasing. The department with its vibrant and dynamic faculty Civil Engineering department serves as one of the pioneering departments of the institution.

St. Thomas College of Engineering and Technology is the first Engineering College in Kerala approved by AICTE for the Academic Year 2010-11 under the Co-Educational (General) Category. The Department of Civil Engineering was established in the year 2010. At present the sanctioned intake is 60 with a provision of admitting six diploma holders in the third semester under Lateral Entry Scheme. Civil Engineering Department is furnished with an excellent infrastructure with qualified faculty, laboratories, testing machines and professional software aids. The department has a very efficient advisory system which always keeps very close teacher-parent-student relationship. The Department has been always in the forefront in taking up R&D initiatives and Industrial Consultancy assignments.  .

The department has well experienced faculty members who regularly updates their skills by attending and organizing refresher courses in their areas of specialization and has many publications in their credits.

The department provides add-on courses which will help the students to cope up the needs the current construction industry. We have organized a department association named “Association Of Civil Engineering Students” (ACES) which has a very active participation from students. Invited lectures by experts drawn from Industries and Academics are arranged regularly.


“Creating ethically strong technocrats to meet the demands of industry”


The department has the following Missions,


Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

The Civil Engineering program will produce graduates, who will, within a few years of graduation,

  1. To engage in problem solving using engineering principles to address the evolving needs of the society.
  2. To achieve success in positions in civil engineering practice or research, and in other fields they choose to pursue and enroll in advanced studies.
  3. To make  ethical  decisions  and  demonstrate  a  commitment  to  service  to  the Profession and society.
  4. To acquire  a  position  or  degree  that  values  adaptability  and  innovation  in  their work and to apply the concepts to solve the engineering problems in a scientific and systematic way.
  5. To pursue lifelong learning, and to be leaders, both in their chosen profession and in other activities and to appreciate the significance of team work and collaborations in designing, planning, and implementing solutions for practical problems and facilitate the networking with national research and academic organizations.

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WIELY Reviewer Recognition for STC Faculty Member, Dr. P.JENOPUL

 Dr.P.JENOPAUL, Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, ST.THOMAS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY,CHENGANUR  was honored with a commendation certificate

Department of Civil Engineering organized Workshop on “Future Technological Challenges in Civil Engineering” on 9th March 2017 for all CE students. The workshop was conducted by Dr.K.Abubaker, Former Technical Adviser to Minister of PWD.

Department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on “Water Conservation Methodology and Needs” by Er.Abraham Varghese,Executive Engineer,Kerala Water Authority on 9th March 2017 for all Civil Engineering students.

First Rank In B.Tech ,Sixth Semester Kerala University Examination

 Our Final Year Civil Engineering Student,Mr.Sanjay R Nair(Reg no 13433047)secured First Rank in S6 Kerala University Examinations scoring GPA of 9.79.Department of Civil Engineering Congratulate

Department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on “Building Information Modeling (BIM)” on 22nd March 2016 for S6 CE students in association with InterCAD Systems Private Limited, Thiruvananthapuram.

An Industry Interaction for Third and Final year Civil Engineering students was conducted on the topic “Institute to Industry” by Mr. Robert Rajasekharan, Deputy Manager, Railway SBG Transportation & Infrastructure IC, on 18th March, 2016

Department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on “Analysis and Design of steel structures using Tekla Structures” on 17th March 2016 for S8 CE students in association with Tekla Training Centre, Kochi.

Department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on “MEP, Civil QA/QC, NDT, Civil Quantity Surveying” on 15th March 2016 for S8 CE students in association with Core Institute of Technology,Kottayam.

Department of Civil Engineering conducted Add-on course on “Design of Earthquake resistant RCC multi storied frames-Design of Concrete Structures on 8th, 9th and 10th of March 2016 by Prof. Nirjhar Dhang, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kharag

Department of Civil Engineering organized two day workshop on “Advanced Surveying Techniques using Total Station” on 26 & 27th February 2016 for S7 CE students in association with Logic survey Institute.