The Department of Civil Engineering was established in August 2014 under Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Management and Technology, with affiliation to Assam Science and Technology University. The department began functioning as the “Department of Civil Engineering” under the School of Engineering and Technology of Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU), Assam, from the academic year 2023-24.
To provide trained human resources in the field of Civil Engineering for industry and society through excellence in technical education and research.
Department of Civil Engineering, Girijananda Chowdhury University, Guwahati, Assam provides the essential fundamental concepts and in-depth knowledge about various infrastructural facilities in Civil Engineering to the budding Engineers in order to meet the requirements in the industry. Department prepares the young minds to become an entrepreneur and as job providers not the job seekers. In addition to that , department equips our primary stakeholders as a solution makers for the real time problem in the society.
The 4 year undergraduate course in Civil Engineering is offered under the university’s specialised School of Engineering and Technology.
The programme has a curriculum that includes practical, seminar, training, projects etc. covering a broad spectrum of engineering: starting from geotechnical sciences to structural engineering, environmental to hydraulics, transportation to hydrology. Thus a number of different fields of engineering come under the single domain to make Civil Engineering as the most versatile branch of engineering. The department is very much concerned about the overall development of the budding civil technocrats by giving exposure of practical and real life problems through organizing construction-site visits and industrial training, conducting expert lectures by renowned personalities of different fields apart from the well-equipped laboratory facilities.