The department of Civil Engineering was started in the year 2009 as a part of the School of Engineering at VISTAS (NAAC “A” Grade accredited University). The department offers a 4 year B.E. Civil Engineering, 2 year M.E. Construction Engineering and Management and Ph.D programmes. The programmes offered by the department are approved by UGC and AICTE. The Department has well qualified and experienced faculty in various disciplines such as Transportation Engineering,Water Resources Engineering, Irrigation System Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Environmental Engineering, Remote Sensing, etc. It is equipped with contemporary equipments and instruments in spacious laboratories like Strength of Materials Laboratory, Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Laboratory, Computer Aided Design and Drafting Laboratory, Surveying Laboratory, Estimation and Valuation Laboratory, Concrete and Structural Testing Laboratory, Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory, Environmental and Highway Engineering Laboratories..
The Department is actively engaged in various consultancy works in structural engineering, material testing, water quality testing, planning and design of civil structures, sustainable construction materials etc. The department collaborates with the construction industry, service sector organization and community educationto organize various value added courses, hands on training workshops, societal awareness campaigns etc to sensitize students in their social responsibilities in shaping up as good citizens and to bridge the gap between the institution and industry. The aim of the Department is to provide academic leadership in the area of education and training, research and development for improvement and innovations in technical education systems thereby creating professionals with excellent leadership and societal skills for creating a sustainable society.