Department of Civil Engineering - Siliguri Instute of Technology


To achieve global recognition of education and research in the field of Civil Engineering to meet the growing needs of the industry and society.


i. To benefit humanity, nation and society through research, creativity, problem solving and application development.
ii. To create competent professionals, through quality education in the area of Civil engineering, who can contribute in the advancement of science and technology.
iii. To impart value based education which will result in services and entrepreneurial initiatives towards socio-economic development of society.
iv. To promote higher studies, encourage innovation and support active research.


The graduates will 
1.    Apply acquired skills in developing safe, sustainable, economical and environmentally sound solutions to civil engineering problems.
2.    Contribute towards the development of society by providing solutions through research work and higher studies. 
3.    Function effectively as civil engineering professional in industry, government or other organizations.

Engineering Graduates will be able to:
1.    Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
2.    Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
3.    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.
4.    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 to provide valid conclusions.
5.    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 of the limitations.
6.    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 professional engineering practice.
7.    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
8.    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
9.    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
10.    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.
11.    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 manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
12.    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.

PSO1: Ability to apply acquired knowledge of analysis and designing to solve various problems in Civil Engineering. 
PSO2: Ability to accomplish quality and innovative construction work employing various advanced instruments, aided with suitable software.