School of Civil Engineering (SCE)

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Welcome to  VIT,  School of Civil Engineering.

The right knowledge and skill will help to attain professional and personal goals. UG programme is designed for adverse spectrum of courses and for enriching students through a multidisciplinary approach for a well-rounded knowledge base and transferable skills. To enhance the learning experience, students may choose international transfer programme or participate in the semester aboard programme. Bachelor degree in civil engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Programmes Offered in Vellore Campus:

  • 1. B.Tech - Civil Engineering

Programmes Offered in Chennai Campus:

  • 1. B.Tech - Civil Engineering

B.Tech - Civil Engineering

The School of Civil Engineering offers B.Tech. programme in Civil Engineering to the candidates selected through VITEEE (VIT Engineering Entrance Examination). The programme offers the students to


  • (a) Develop and apply innovative, state-of-the-art practices and technologies and provide sustainable solutions to the civil engineering problems
  • (b) Plan, design, construct and operate society economic and social engine that built the environment and also protecting, restoring the natural environment
  • (c) Apply modern techniques, advanced materials, equipment and management tools so as to complete the civil engineering project within specified time and funds
  • Graduates will be engineering practitioners and leaders, who would help solve industry's technological problems.
  • Graduates will be engineering professionals, innovators or entrepreneurs engaged in technology development, technology deployment, or engineering system implementation in industry.
  • Graduates will function in their profession with social awareness and responsibility.
  • Graduates will interact with their peers in other disciplines in industry and society and contribute to the economic growth of the country.
  • Graduates will be successful in pursuing higher studies in engineering or management.
  • Graduates will pursue career paths in teaching or research.
  • Surveying.
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Construction Materials and Techniques.
  • Building Drawing.
  • Strength of Materials.
  • Structural Analysis.
  • Water Resource Engineering.
  • Transportation Engineering.
  • Quantity Surveying and Estimating.
  • Basics of Structural Design.
  • Applications of Differential and Difference Equations.
  • Complex variables and Partial Differential Equations.
  • Applied Numerical Methods.
  • Engineering Drawing.
  • Engineering Mechanics.
  • Fluid Mechanics.
  • Natural Disaster Mitigation and Management.
  • Engineering Geology.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Urban Planning.
  • Advanced Concrete Technology.
  • Construction Planning and Management.
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics.
  • Ground Improvement Techniques.
  • Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundation.
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering.
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.
  • Hydraulic Structures and Machinery.
  • Hydrology.
  • Industrial Wastes Treatment and Disposal.
  • Pollution Control and Monitoring.
  • Solid Waste Management.
  • Economics and Business Finance for Civil Engineers.
  • GIS and Remote Sensing.
  • Advanced Structural Analysis.
  • Ground Water Engineering.
  • Traffic Engineering.
  • Transport Planning and Management.
  • Architecture and Town Planning.
  • Finite Element Methods.
  • Design of Steel Structures.
  • Design of Advanced Concrete Structures.
  • Prestressed Concrete Design.
  • Seismic Design of Structures.
  • Operations Research.
  • Survey Lab.
  • Civil Engineering Computing Centre.
  • Concrete Technology Lab.
  • Strength of Materials Lab.
  • Advanced Strength of Materials Lab.
  • Structural Engineering Lab.
  • Civil Engineering Non- Destructive Testing Lab.
  • Environmental Engineering Lab.
  • Fluid Machinery Lab.
  • Geotechnical Engineering Lab.
  • Transportation Engineering Lab.
  • Heritage Research Lab.
  • Government Organisations such as PWD, Highways, Railways, Survey of India etc.
  • Construction Companies such as L&T, HCC, TECHNIP, GMR, SP, ESSAR, CCCL, Godrej properties and TCE.
  • Research & Development Organisations.

B.Tech - Civil Engineering - VIT Chennai