Department Profile

The Department of Civil Engineering of RCE was established with vision to became the finest centers of advanced research and training in the field of civil engineering and pro-active in industrial interaction and technology.Civil Engineers build the world’s infrastructure, which encompasses Railways, Highways, Bridges, Water-works, Skyscrapers, Canals, Wharves, Industrial Buildings, Rapid Transit Systems, and Power Plants etc. They deal with the design, construction, maintenance and repair of structures. There are opportunities galore for civil engineers, with new players entering the market and more large-scale developments announced around the globe. In RCCE , the four-year B. Tech program of the Department is dedicated to delivering technically proficient and ethically responsible engineers to the society.Top notch laboratory resources are essential for the development of a modern day technocrat. The Department boasts of well equipped labs, manned by highly competent staff. The various laboratories that come under the purview of the Department of Civil Engineering are Strength of Materials Lab, Hydraulics Lab, Survey Lab, Geotechnical Engineering Lab, Concrete Technology Lab, Computer Aided Engineering Drawing Lab and Transportation Engineering Lab,GIS &CAD Lab and Engineering Geology Lab.

Aim of the Department

  • To Full Fill The Needs Of Society And To Meet Global Requirements In The Field Of Civil Engineering Areas By Introducing Innovative Technologies.
  • To Improve Academic Performance Of Students Using Latest And Creative Methods Of Learning Have To Be Introduced.
  • To Motivate The Students To Participate In Conferences ,Seminars, Project Expos And Work Shops.

Head of the Department

Dr. Nandyala Sivakumar


HOD & Associate Professor

Dr. Nandyala Sivakumar has completed his PhD in Geotechnical Engineering from the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur in 2022. An institute of National Importance under the aegis of Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India. M.Tech in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK) in 2014 and he has over 7 years of experience in teaching and research. His research interests include Experimental and computational Geomechanics, Geogrids, Ground improvement technics, Physical and numerical modelling of Geotechnical systems, Characterization of materials. He is actively involved in outreach and research activities. He has published about 04 nos. of technical papers in different SCI journals of international repute.


To provide quality education and produce skilled manpower for innovative solution in civil engineering to handle society challenges.


  • To impart quality education in Civil engineering to make them globally competent.
  • Provide skill and application based training for pursuing employment, higher education and entrepreneurship.
  • Encourage students in developing innovative solutions for civil engineering problems in the society.

PEO 1: To provide a solid foundation to build a professional career, take-up higher studies with sound knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering along with fundamentals in programming, modeling and design to acquire problem solving skills with global competence.
PEO 2: To instill strong ethical values and leadership qualities in graduates that makes them socially responsible citizens.
PEO 3: To produce the students who can analyze any real life problem and design structures which are not only safe, eco-friendly and economical but also socially acceptable.
PEO 4: To produce the students who excel as an entrepreneur by adapting lifelong learning practices and facing the challenges with acquired knowledge through research and development and innovative thinking.

PSO 1 : An Ability to recognize the Global issues like Green initiatives and Alternate Energy Sources and relate the civil engineering solutions to meet such requirements.
PSO 2 : An ability to take technology to village and to recognize the rural requirements.
PSO 3 : Acquire practical knowledge by field visits and function effectively with the training of software by means of curriculum..