Recognized under UGC Section (2f) of the UGC Act 1956

Diploma / Polytechnic – Civil Engineering

Duration 3 Years and 2 Years for Lateral Entry

Eligibility Criteria High School with minimum 50% marks in Science & Mathematics from a recognized board or equivalent. For Lateral Entry 10+2 with minimum 45% Marks (40% in case of reserved category) in Physics, Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Computer Science as one of the subjects.

About The Course

  • The Diploma in Civil Engineering program imparts civil and construction engineering knowledge to prepare students to enter the growing construction and infrastructure market. India’s infrastructure needs are growing exponentially and will remain so for the next many decades.
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering program provides sufficient exposure to construction essentials like reinforced concrete structures, material testing, quality control, construction management, entrepreneurship, and more.
  • To prepare students as entry-level successful civil engineers, the program imparts the fundamentals of professional practice, extensive surveys, office procedures, building drawing, irrigation and bridge construction, and basic bridge design.
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering program curriculum is designed such that students enhance their analytical and practical skills for implementation in professional building, designing, and maintenance, and infrastructural processes.
  • After completing the course, students are equipped with the ability to assess small projects, plans, and designs. Furthermore, they get to know how to manage risks, adopt safety systems, and balance resources and time in construction projects.
  • With enough theoretical and practical skills gained after completing this course, students can easily adapt to the degree course in Civil Engineering.
  • When they pursue the degree course, they can effectively learn the advanced aspects and can also determine which domain suits their skills the most.

Why take this Course?

There are numerous exciting and paying career options after completing a Diploma in Civil Engineering. Students can enroll for a degree in Civil Engineering course or can look for a suitable job.

Students can apply for Government jobs in different PSUs like ONGC, EIL, EPIL, NBCC, and organizations like DRDO, Indian Railways, Water Boards, etc.

A few of the other areas that are also in demand for diploma in Civil Engineering:

  • Start your own Contractor’s firm
  • Material/Resource Manager in any organization
  • Work with reputed Builders
  • State PWDs after passing relevant examinations.
  • Supervisors at construction and infrastructure projects
  • Research assistants and Technicians in Quality Control Labs
  • CAD specialist
  • Construction Site Assistant Supervisor
  • Directorates of Works in Public health, Irrigation Depts, Survey
  • Planning Assistants in Projects
  • Maintenance/Restoration/Rehabilitation Assistant Engineers

Why choose Us?

  • The faculty in the Civil Engineering department at Shivalik College work on students’ skills with regards to construction engineering, structural health monitoring, computer-aided design, robotics in civil engineering, smart materials, GIS and GPS in Civil engineering, implementation of 3D printing in construction, and more.
  • To instill and update soft skills in students, through events, quizzes, and site visits.
  • Continuously motivates students to acquire new skills that help them evolve in the competitive market.
  • Brings out an effective teaching-learning process based on which students can contribute to the development of sustainable infrastructure.
  • Provides students with the strong foundational knowledge to create solutions for civil engineering problems.
  • Presents an outstanding academic environment for students to develop a strong ethical attitude with societal responsibilities.
  • Prepares students to be gainfully employed at entry-level in developing technologies related to the infrastructure as part of an organization or as entrepreneurs.

Progressions & Career

Here are the opportunities after pursuing a Diploma in Civil Engineering:


  • B. Tech in Civil and Transportation Engineering
  • B. Tech in Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
  • B. Tech in Civil Infrastructural Engineering
  • B. Tech in Structural Engineering
  • B. Tech in Geo Informatics
  • B. Tech in Ceramics and Cement Technology
  • B. Tech in Transportation Engineering

Other options in the progression include:

  • Advanced diploma in surveying
  • Advanced diploma in structural design
  • Advanced diploma in constructing management
  • Certificate course in building design
  • Certificate course in construction management


Here are the career roles a candidate can explore after completing a Diploma in Civil Engineering:

  • Jobs in private sectors in positions like CAD operation, Planning Assistant, Maintenance Engineer, etc.
  • Jobs in Government departments like Municipal Corporations, Indian Railways, Government Housing Schemes, Steel Authority of India, etc.

The Shivalik Advantage

  • Well-equipped Labs including Engineering Geology lab, Strength Of Materials lab, Concrete Technology lab, Material Testing lab, Transportation lab, Cad lab, Structural Engineering lab, and Geotechnical Engineering lab.
  • Organizes guest lectures and workshops that aid students acknowledge the practical methodologies of the industries.
  • Facilitate research-based small projects in the area of construction, structural engineering, transportation, etc.
  • Builds industry partnerships to share their first-hand practical knowledge and to perceive the real-life functioning of the organizations.
  • Trains students on how to implement cutting-edge Civil engineering tools and relevant techniques to carry out standard tests and measurements. This knowledge makes sure the candidates can survive in the competitive era and know how to stay updated about the latest trends in Civil Engineering.
  • Students are enthused for progressing in the research & development field if it fascinates them.
  • The faculty in the Civil Engineering department at the Shivalik College constantly update students about the existing practices in the field. Guidance is provided to students who wish to pursue higher education in different streams of Civil Engineering, depending on their interest.

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991002 Applied Mathematics I
991003 Applied Physics I
991004 Applied Chemistry I
991005 Computer fundamentals
991006 Engineering Drawing I
991003 Applied Physics (Practical)
991004 Applied Chemistry I (Practical)
991005 Applied Chemistry I (Practical)
991005 Computer fundamentals (Practical)
991007 General Workshop Practice I (Practical)

992001 English and Communication Skills-II
992002 Applied Mathematics II
992003 Applied Physics II
992004 Applied Chemistry II
992005 Environmental Science and Energy Management
992006 Engineering Drawing II

3.1 Fluid Mechanics
3.2 Applied Mechanics
3.3 Surveying - I
3.4 Construction Materials
3.5 Building Construction
3.6 Building Drawing
3.7 Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Systems

4.1 Concrete Technology
4.2 Soil & Foundation Engineering
4.3 Water Supply & Waste Water Engineering
4.4 Irrigation Engineering
4.5 Surveying - II
4.6 Structural Mechanics
4.7 PHE & Irrigation Engineering Drawing
4.8 Industrial Trainin

5.1 Reinforced Concrete Design
5.2 Highway & Airport Engineering
5.3 Railways, Bridges and Tunnels
5.4 Quantity Surveying & Valuation
5.5 Repair & Maintenance of Buildings
5.6 Application and uses of various software in Civil Engineering
5.7 Minor Project Work

6.1 Steel Structures Design
6.2 Earthquake Resistant Building Construction
6.3 Construction Management and Accounts & Entrepreneurship Development
6.4 Advanced Construction Technology
6.5 Environmental Pollution Control
6.6 Structural Drawing
6.7 Major Project Work
6.8 Survey Camp
6.9 Employable Skills

Program Specific Outcomes and Program Educational Objectives

  • PO

    Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and anengineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems

  • PO

    Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, andengineering sciences

  • PO

    Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

  • PO

    Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information toprovide valid conclusions

  • PO

    Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding ofthe limitations

  • PO

    The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professionalengineering practice

  • PO

    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions insocietal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development

  • PO

    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of theengineering practice

  • PO

    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverseteams, and in multidisciplinary settings

  • PO

    Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

  • PO

    Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one‘s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manageprojects and in multidisciplinary environments

  • PO

    Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

  • PSO 01

    Students will be able to plan and design building, roads, bridges and hydraulic structures.

  • PSO 02

    Students will be able to apply modern construction techniques and management tools to execute civil engineering projects.

  • PEO 01

    To provide graduates with sound fundamental knowledge to design solutions for complex civil engineering problems.

  • PEO 02

    To bring out an effective teaching learning process,through which the students will contribute to the development of sustainable infrastructure.

  • PEO 03

    To provide an excellenmt academic environment for the students with asrong etical attitude and societal responsibilities.

  • PEO 04

    To prepare graduates to learn to harness the evolving technologies as part of an organisation or as entrepreneurs.


Engineering Geology Lab

Crystal Models, Mohr’s scale of Hardness (one box of 9 specimens), Mineral hand specimens, Rock hand specimen, Moh’s scale of Hardness (one box of 9 specimens), Wooden Trays and Wooden Trays (Polishing)

Strength of Materials Lab

UTM, Torsion Testing Machine, Brinell Hardness TM, Rockwell hardness TM

Concrete Technology Lab

CTM, Thickness and elongation gauge, slump, Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity, Rebound Hammer

Material Testing Lab

CTM, Sieve, Le chatelier apparatus, vicat plunger apparatus

Transportation Lab

Semi automatic Penetrometer , Stripping value test apparatus, Marshall Stability test apparatus, Benkelman beam, Bitumen Penetrometer and CBR test apparatus


Auto Computer Aided Design Lab

Structural Engineering Lab

Penetration apparatus Ring and ball test, Los Angeles, CBR, impact testing machine, Tar viscometer


BOD Incubator, Jar Test Apparatus, Muffle Furnace, pH meter, turbidity meter, Water meter, conductivity meter

Vision & Mission

Vision of the Department

To be a centre of excellence in the field of civil engineering and to create the new technology for future requirements with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes of civil engineering that can be entrusted by the society to lead a sustainable world with enhanced quality of life.

Mission of the Department

  • To prepare effective and responsible graduate engineers for global requirements by providing quality education.
  • To constantly strive to improve pedagogical methods employed in delivering the academic programs.
  • To conduct basic and applied research to enhance intellectual property.
  • To provide consultancy to the neighborhood and cultivate the spirit of entrepreneurship
  • To encourage students to pursue higher education and take competitive exams and various career enhancing courses.