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Diploma in Civil EngineeringDiploma in Civil Engineering


This course aims at producing highly qualified, efficient technicians capable of meeting the requirements of the basic level of the Civil Engineering field. During the course of study, the student is exposed to various subjects of Civil Engineering such as

Planning, Drafting (both manual and computer –aided), Surveying, Estimation & Costing, Construction Technology, Basics of Highway, Railway, Bridge, Airport, Tunnel and Harbour Engineering. The course also offers adequate exposure to Reinforced Concrete Structures, Quality Control, Material Testing, Construction Management & Entrepreneurship, Professional Practice and Office Procedures. Students also get a feel of Extensive Survey, Building Drawing, Irrigation & Bridge Drawing and Structural Engineering Drawing. Students are also exposed to software like AUTOCAD & STAAD.

Career Options

At present good placement opportunities are available for diploma holders in the field of Civil Engineering, both in Government & Private Sectors. They can be absorbed as site engineers involved in supervision, draftsman (with computer knowledge), surveyors, and personnel in-charge of quality control, estimation work and office procedures. They can establish their own consultancy in the civil engineering and construction fields or become Licensed Class I Contractors.


  • A pass in Class X or its equivalent examination with 35% in each of the subjects with Science and Mathematics.
  • student must have studied English as one of the subjects in Class X
  • Non-Karnataka students should obtain Eligibility Certificate issued by the Department of Technical Education, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Karnataka students who have passed class X in ICSE or CBSE should obtain Eligibility Certificate issued by the Department of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka


Semester 1

  • English Communication
  • Surveying-I
  • Applied Mathematics-I
  • Materials of Construction-I
  • Basic Workshop (Carp & Weld)
  • Basic Computer Skills (Lab)

Semester 3

  • Engg. Mechanics and Strength of Materials
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Surveying II
  • Building Drawing I
  • C. A. D Lab –I
  • Surveying Practice II

Semester 5

  • Construction Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Concrete Technology & RCC
  • Road, Bridges & Airport Engineering
  • Surveying - III
  • Irrigation & Bridge Drawing
  • Construction Workshop
  • Surveying Practice - III

Semester 2

  • Applied Science
  • Applied Mathematics-II
  • Materials of Construction-II
  • Engineering Drawing (Civil)
  • C Programming Lab
  • Surveying Practice-I
  • Applied Science Lab

Semester 4

  • Hydraulics
  • Environmental Engineering-II
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Estimating and Costing I
  • Building Drawing II (using CAD)
  • Hydraulics and Environmental Lab
  • Materials and soil testing lab

Semester 6

  • Railway Tunnel & Harbour
  • Estimation and costing -II
  • Design of masonry & steel structure
  • Elective Theory
  • Structural Engineering Drawing
  • Construction Workshop
  • Extensive Survey Project Work