Civil Engineering


Department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 2012 with an intake of 60. Department has well-qualified teaching staff under the leadership of Prof. Lakshminarasimiah N. Department has spacious classrooms, well-equipped laboratories. Department is spread over 1200sqm. Department was started with the aim of disseminating knowledge and arranging a technical visit to construction sites, to bring out hidden talents in the students, to bring industry-institute interaction for the benefit of students and staff. Department has organized few guest lectures and technical talk related to the field of curriculum.


The Department also has a Research Center recognized by VTU.


PSO’s & PEO’s


Department is spread over 1200sqm. Department has spacious classrooms, well-equipped laboratories.
The major infrastructures of the Department include:

  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
  • Concrete and Highway Laboratory
  • Survey Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Geology Laboratory
  • Software Application Laboratory
  • Department Library
  • Department Seminar Hall


  • The students’ performances are growing consistently with every consecutive year.
  • 6 faculties have given 100% results in their respective domains.


    • Prashanth D L1. Participated in national level R.G.K.A athletic competition in Gandhinagar.
      2. Won gold in state-level discus throw event in R.G.K.A competition.
      3. VTU kabbadi inter-zone competition – runner’s up
      Dheeraj1. CATC camp – best fire award – a gold medal.
      2. Mavlankar firing camp – Zonal 1 – best firing award (grouping 1.5cm)


  • Two faculties are in the last stage of receiving their Doctoral degrees and one has registered for the Doctoral course.
  • Many papers submitted by the faculty have been applauded in various national/ International conferences.
  • Department has organized One Day National Conference on “Recent Advances in Materials” (NCRAM-2017) on 30th August 2017. Chief Guest – Sri. Thatagathroy, Hon. Governor, State of Tripura.
  • Department has organized one day International Conference on “Recent Trends in Environmental Science & Engineering (RTESE’17)” on 16th December 2017.


  • Students are motivated to take part in extra-curricular activities because learning is more than paper, pencil, and books.
  • Our students have participated in various fests and competitions across Bengaluru winning accolades for the college.
  • The department goes out of their way in showcasing the student’s talents and nurturing their skill sets.
  • “The quality of education is determined by its extra-curricular activities”


Dr. A.G. Nataraj

Professor & Principal

Dr. N Lakshminarasimaiah

Professor and HOD

Prof. A Muralidhar

Associate Professor

Ms. Roopa Baliga B

Assistant Professor

Mr. Paramesh G A

Assistant Professor

Ms. Yashaswini S

Assistant Professor

Mr. Thejaskar Reddy T V

Assistant Professor



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FAQs About and Course Career

Why Civil Engineering in APSCE?

Civil Engineers have always faced the challenges of the future – advancing civilization and improving the quality of life. The technological revolution and infrastructural development in and around Bangalore are demanding also, is a rewarding time for civil engineers….!!!!!

How old is the Civil Engineering branch in APSCE?

Civil Engineering branch started in the year 2012 with an intake of 60 students.

Is the department recognized as Research Center?

Being the youngest of all branches in APSCE, Department of Civil Engineering is a recognized research centre under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi. About 5 research Scholars have registered for PhD in the department under VTU, who are utilizing the state of the art laboratories for the successful completion of their experimental study.

How about coaching in Civil Engineering in APSCE?

Students are provided with course materials after it is reviewed by the senior faculty members, Head of Department and Principal for all the subjects studied by the student in that particular semester. Feedbacks are taken TWICE in a semester by the College committee.

Information about the teaching staff....

We have the best teaching staffs holding/ pursuing Doctoral Degrees with a huge list of publications in various UGC recognized journals by each staff members. Our staffs have attended various National and International Conferences/ Symposiums/ Workshops/ Faculty Development Program at frequent intervals so that they are well trained and equipped to teach the current developments in their respective specializations.

Does a candidate need additional coaching?

Absolutely NO!!!! A tutorial and remedial classes are taken for difficult subjects along with regular classes, there is no need for the candidate to breed on any coaching classes.

In case the candidate need counseling or mentoring, any provision for the same?

Each student will have a Mentor to discuss any academic problems. Minor problems will be solved by the mentor. In case any major issue to the candidate then the problem will be solved through a proper channel which includes Head of the Department and the Vice Principal, Department of Civil Engineering, APSCE.

How about library facility in the department?

Civil Engineering Department Library has an innumerous number of books of all the subjects including professional electives and open electives. Books will be issued to all students from our department Library. A reading room is available in the department for students to refer the reference books throughout the day.

How about Lab facility in the department?

All laboratories are in the state of the art for carrying out research works in the various fields of Civil Engineering such as Concrete Technology, Highway Engineering, Alternative Building Materials, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, etc.

What events held at department level?


  • World Environment Day, 2013.
  • A guest lecture on “Pyramids and its Effects”, 2014.
  • Celebrated World Water Day, 2015.
  • Visit to “Water Treatment Plant”, Thorekadanahalli, Mandya, 2015.
  • Inauguration visit to “ACC Cement Plant”, Thondebhavi, Doddaballapura, 2016.
  • National Conference on “Recent Advances on Materials”, 2017.
  • International Conference on “Recent Trends in Environmental Science and Engineering”, 2017.
  • Seminar followed by a week’s course on “Yoga, meditation and memory improvement” by Yoga Trainers of Art of Living, Bangalore International Centre, 2018.
  • Celebrated “Earth and Water Day”, 2018.
  • Visit Varahi Hydroelectric Power Treatment Plant, 2018.
  • Visit “Water Treatment Plant”, Thorekadanahalli, Mandya, 2018.
  • Engineer’s Day, 2018.


  • Indian Concrete Institute Student Chaoter, 2018.

How do you promote or improve student's both formal and informal skills?

  • Students are guided and encouraged to join NCC through the Physical Education Department.
  • A Civil Engineering student was awarded a Gold Medal for best firing at CATC Camp and best firing award for Zonal 1, Mavlankar firing camp (grouping 1.5cm).
  • Kabaddi Team of Civil Engineering Department has won the prize for Two consistent years 2016 & 2017 at the College level Kabaddi Matches.
  • Few students along with staff members attended one day National Level Workshop on “Repair and Rehabilitation of structures”, at Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Students along with staff members attended an International Conference on “Repair and Rehabilitation of structures”, at Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science, Madanapalle, Andra Pradesh.
  • Students along with staff members attended an International Conference on “Repair and Rehabilitation of structures”, at JCT College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, 2018.
  • Pre-final year students participated in various cultural events and won prizes and Overall Championship Trophy in ESPERANZA 2K18 held at Dayananda Sagar Academy of Technology and Management, 2018.
  • Final year students have exhibited a model based on their project work and won 2nd Prize at the “International Conference – Innovation World of Concrete” held at NIMHANS convention centre, 2018.

How can I find out about Internship opportunities?

Students are guided by the eminent teaching staffs of the department through their contacts to take up internship programs in both Government and Non-Government Sectors in order to expose students to the practical application of the knowledge acquired at the college and bridge the gap between academics and practicality.

Name few publications of the project works taken up by passed out students at your laboratories.....

  • Removal of Zinc (Zn2+) from wastewater by using the Citrus reticulate peel.
  • Effect of use of Chemical Fertilizers on Ground Water Quality.
  • Effect of Partial Replacement of River Sand on Workability, Compressive Strength and Flexural Strength of M25 Grade Concrete.
  • An optimization model for Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management by Decentralized System in Mysore City.
  • Effect of Fly Ash on Soil around Nagarjuna Thermal Power Plant.
  • Assessment of Water Quality of Arkavathi Reservoir and its Effects on the Command area.
  • Analytical Assessment on Progressive Collapse Potential of reinforced concrete Framed Structure.
  • Experimental study of Dense bituminous Mix for different binders using Zycotherm admixture on WMA over HMA.
  • Optimization of Fenton Process.
  • Shrinkage of SCC with different Mineral Admixtures.
  • Reducing Environmental Impact of metal Bootle Crown Caps by reusing them as fibres in concrete.

What are the job prospects and pay for Civil Engineers?

The time couldn’t be better!!!!! Job opportunities are very good. 90% placement is achieved every year and the 10% have their start-ups.

Are Civil Engineering students of APSCE study abroad?

Yes!!!!! Few of our students are studying in recognized universities abroad followed by placements at their abode place of study.

Name Dr. A.G. Nataraj
Designation Professor & Principal
Educational Qualification B.E, M.Tech , Ph.D
Work Experience
37 Years
Area of Specialization Environmental Engineering
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. SOM, Engineering Mechanics, Management Studies, Environmental Engineering
Paper Presented / published National: - 02
International :-08
E-mail ID
Phone Number 9448452508
Membership in Professional bodies Fellow -Institute of Engineers(FIE), India Society of Technical Education(ISTE), Indian Water Works Association(IWWA),Indian Associate for Pollution Control(IAAPC),Treasurer - Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials, Managers( ACHMM) & Institute of Environment & Hazardous Materials Management(IEHMM)
Any other Achievements
Name Dr. N Lakshminarasimaiah
Designation Professor and HOD
Educational Qualification B.E, ME, PhD(Environment)
Work Experience
34 years
Area of Specialization Water Resources & Environmental Engineering
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. Elements of Civil Engineering & Mechanics

Fluid Mechanics

Concrete Technology

Applied Hydraulics

Irrigation design and Drawing

Environmental engineering

Hydraulic Machines

Solid waste management

Hydrology and irrigation

Hydraulic Structures

Water supply and sanitary engineering

Subjects teaching at Post Graduate level. Hydraulic Structures, Irrigation Engg,
Environmental Engg, Solid Work Management.
Paper Presented National - 14
International Journal -04
E-mail ID
Phone Number 9632826289
Membership in Professional bodies FIE,FIV
Any other Achievements Worked as HOD for 4 years.
Guiding Ph.D students and Research activities.
Brought in 20 lakhs rupees for the programme on “Infrastructure development for environment” under VGST programme.etc.
Name Prof. A Muralidhar
Designation Associate Professor
Educational Qualification M.E. (Structural Engineering) (Pursuing Ph.D.)
Work Experience
23 years
Area of Specialization Concrete Technology
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. Elements of Civil Engineering & Mechanics

Strength of Materials

Fluid Mechanics

Analysis of Determinate Structures

Concrete Technology

Applied Hydraulics

Analysis of Indeterminate Structures

Design of R C Structural Elements

Numerical Methods & Applications

Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures

Design of Prestressed Concrete Elements

Paper Presented National level : 1

International Level : 2

E-mail ID
Phone Number 9448405683
Membership in Professional bodies ISTE
Any other Achievements Worked as Placement Officer for 8 years
Worked as Vice Principal for 9 years
Name Mrs RoopaBaliga B
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification B.E, M.Sc Engg by Research
Work Experience
15 years
Area of Specialization Geotechnical Engineering
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. Elements of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Applied Geotechnical Engineering
Paper Presented International - 02
E-mail ID
Phone Number 9448315392
Any other Achievements
Name Mr. Paramesh G.A
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification B.E, M.Tech
Work Experience
4 years
Area of Specialization Highway Technology
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level.
Paper Presented
E-mail ID
Phone Number
Any other Achievements
Name Ms Yashaswini S
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification BE, ME
Work Experience
5.5 Years

1 year

Area of Specialization Environmental Engineering
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. Water supply and Treatment Engineering

Advanced Surveying

Quantity Surveying and Contract Management

Paper Presented National -02
E-mail ID
Phone Number
Any other Achievements
Name Mr Thejaskar Reddy T V
Designation Assistant Professor
Educational Qualification M.Tech(Structural Engineering)
Work Experience
6.5 Years

1 year

Area of Specialization Structural Engineering
Subjects teaching at Under Graduate level. Analysis Of Determinate Structures, Design of Steel Structures, Traffic Engineering, Extensive Survey Camp and Lab, Software Application Lab
Paper Presented National- 03
E-mail ID
Phone Number 7760284190
Any other Achievements