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Department of Civil Engineering

About College

The Department of Civil Engineering was established in the year 2007 (under Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun) and is now part of COER University, and has grown over the years into one of the finest Department of training in the field of Civil Engineering. The Department of Civil Engineering in COERU facilitates students with intellectually stimulating environment. The Department offers a four-year course leading to the Bachelor Degree (B.Tech) and three-year courses leading to Diploma in Civil Engineering.

The laboratories are equipped with excellent and advanced equipment and provide all required facilities for advanced research in specific fields of Civil Engineering, like Earthquake Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering etc. The laboratories provide enriched practical understanding along with theory that gives  opportunity to understand the depth of the subjects and real-time exposure. The curriculum includes practical training, project work, expert lectures and more. The Department is known for its reputed faculty having expertise in diverse fields. It has built up a wide research potential. The Department is staffed with highly qualified and enthusiastic faculty members with diversified fields of specializations, coming from reputed institutions like IITs, NITs etc. The faculty members of the Department continue to strive hard by exploring new frontiers of knowledge, imparting the latest technical knowledge to the students and conducting high quality of research. The Department has infrastructural facilities for carrying out various tests on all building materials, soil and water samples. The Department also provides consultancy services in the industry, which includes topographical survey including contouring, analysis and design of concrete and steel structures, water sample analysis and building materials testing for many private, state and central government organizations.

The students of the department get placed in premier Indian and multinational core civil engineering companies and go on to attain prestigious positions. Many of our students are also pursuing Masters/Doctorate from NITs/IITs and abroad universities. The Department is producing several eminent engineers who are making notable contributions in the planning and execution of Civil Engineering projects in India as well as abroad.


  • COER is situated 5 kms from Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Roorkee, which has the oldest and the largest Department of Civil Engineering which was established on November 25, 1847 as Roorkee Civil Engineering College and renamed as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854.
  •  Several guest speakers frequently interact with our students.
  •  Students have frequent visits to labs of IIT Roorkee and there they interact with students of IITR and professors for better exposure to practical knowledge.
  • IIT Roorkee has a separate earthquake department which is one of its kind in entire India. Students of COER also visit labs of earthquake department for gaining knowledge about response of the structure under the influence of earthquake forces
  • Central Building research institute (CSIR- CBRI) Roorkee is also one the premier institutes for Since its inception in 1947, the Institute has been assisting the building construction and building material industries in finding timely, appropriate and economical solutions to the problems of building materials, health monitoring and rehabilitation of structures, disaster mitigation, fire safety, Energy efficient rural and urban housing.
  • Students from COER get frequent opportunities to get in touch with these
    departments. Moreover, students can also go for six-week internship from CBRI.

Vision & Mission


To prepare graduates with necessary technical, practical knowledge and professional skills needed to address the real time challenges in the rapidly growing fields of Civil Engineering and promote research in emerging areas.


  1. To produce competent Civil Engineers with technical skills and ethical values.
  2. To provide the students with in-depth understanding of fundamentals and practical training related to professional skills and their applications through effective Teaching-Learning Process and state of the art laboratories.
  3. To serve the construction industry by providing consultancy services and promoting Industry-Department Interactions through dissemination of knowledge and technical services.
  4. To encourage students to pursue MOOC – NPTEL online courses for value addition.
  5. To encourage students to acquire knowledge through internship in India and abroad in emerging areas.

Placement Facts

The placements, both for final jobs and summer internships, is a core element of the university’s activities. COERU has a well laid-out process of meeting student’s career aspirations and corporate expectations. Our students are placed among the Fortune 500 and top 1% of Indian companies, with average packages going up by at least 10-15% each year, along with a stellar sustained record of 100% placements.

Highest Package
3.5 LPA
Average Package


Faculty Achievements
Student’s Achievements
  1. Mridula received the Teacher of the year Award.
  2. Er Amardeep Sharma received the Teacher of the year Award.
  3. 30 National & International Faculty Development Programs
  1. MR. SAURABH CHAURASIA (2007-11) Extraordinary Achievement by the Civil Engineering Student, First Batch – Saurabh Chaurasiya (Indian Engineering Services -2014) Given speech in front of Honorable President.
  2. MR. RANVEER (2009-13) Extraordinary Achievement by the Civil Engineering Student, AE PWD UTTARAKHAND M.Tech IIT ROORKEE
  3. DR. RITESH SAINI (2008-12) Extraordinary Achievement by the Civil Engineering Student, M Tech IIT Roorkee and PhD Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan and Assistant Professor, IIT Roorkee.
  4. Prism Johnson Limited (Cement Division) recruited four students of CE department for Executive Engineer Trainee post at the package of 4.5L per annum (CTC during training period) & 5L per annum (CTC in job).
  5. SHREE CEMENT LTD recruited four students of CE department for Techno Marketing Officer post at the package of 2,04,000 per annum.

Vertical Car Parking

In a vertical parking system, cars are vertically stacked using an electrical control system. This means a greater number of cars can be accommodated in the same amount of space. The area thus saved can be then utilized for other productive uses.

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Modern, spacious and well-designed classrooms


Advanced, immersive and specialized laboratories


An expansive library that houses about 40000 titles

Academia - Industry Interaction

Guest Lectures
S.No. Activity Date Coordinator
1 Study Of Historical Monuments- Red Fort, Delhi 5/07/2022 Dr Prabhat Kumar
2 High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Its Behavior and Application 22/11/2021 Dr Prabhat Kumar
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S.No. Activity Date Coordinator
1 Evolution of Earthquake Resistant Design from the times of Prof. Jai Krishna 31/10/2022 Dr. Prabhat Kumar
2 Ductile Detailing of RCC Building 05/11/2022 Dr. Prabhat Kumar
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S.No. Activity Date Coordinator
1 One day workshop on hands-on on AUTOCAD 24-11-2022 Mr Mubasshir Husain
2 One day workshop on hands-on on AUTOCAD and REVIT 13-04-2022 Dr Prabhat Kumar
3 Two days workshop on Work Module on Introduction to Building Design and Building Thermal Performance 03/04/2023 & 5/04/2023 Mr. Neeraj Kumar Tiwari

Research Highlights


Journal Paper


Conference Paper


Patents Published

Career Prospects

  • Site Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Project Engineer  
  • Junior  and Asstt. Engineer in government Sector
  • Opportunities in PSU’s