Civil Engineering

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About Department of Civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering Department (CED) is one of the reputed departments in MCE Hassan established in the year 1960. It is recognized as a Research Centre under the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi. It is also recognized as a Minor Quality Improvement Program (QIP) Centre. CED currently offers a UG Program - B.E. in Civil Engineering with an intake of 120 students and a PG Program - M.Tech. in Computer Aided Design of Structures (CADS) with an intake of 18 students. The teaching faculty memebers have an average teaching experience of 10 years, including 7 Ph.D.s, 7 ongoing Ph.D.s, and 14 Post Graduates. 

The Department is Internet and Wi-Fi enabled to provide 24x7 internet connectivity. Further, the department has an in-house department Library exclusively for the UG and PG Students of Civil Engineering. The department regularly organizes Dr. C. Gifferd Satyadas Memorial Lecture (Dr. CGSML) Series and also frequent Alumni - Student Interactions.

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter organizes workshops, professional events, sports events, along with social campaigns, and lectures by great personalities to enhance the all-round development of students throughout the year. ASCE Student Chapter of MCE Hassan actively encourages the future engineers to celebrate all the moments of their stay at MCE academically and culturally and also providing opportunities to hone their extra-curricular skills. The department publishes annual newsletter and magazines to which students and faculty contribute technical and non-technical articles. 

Dr. Mohan Kumar Chavan

Professor & Head
Department of Civil Engineering


The Department of Civil Engineering will be a Centre of Excellence in industry-oriented teaching, training, research, professional ethics, social responsibility, & continuing education for practicing engineers through sponsored research & consultancy services

The vision of the department is in consonance with the institutional vision in terms of becoming the Centre of Excellence, promoting research, social responsibility & ethical values


1. To improvise the curriculum to include contents pertaining to the situational experience of a variety of sites and develop a sense of social responsibility & to enhance the research orientation of students through internship programs

2. To enhance sponsored research and consultancy works to achieve effective industry-institute-interaction and conduct a Continuing Education Programme for practicing engineers

3. To inculcate professional ethics through quality & modern construction practices

4. To switch over to modern methods of material testing, engineering analysis, & design