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M.Tech in Construction Technology ( CIVIL ENGINEERING )

M.Tech in Construction Technology ( CIVIL ENGINEERING )

Course Name: Construction Technology ( 2 Years )
Level: PG ( Intake :18)
1st Year of approval by the Council: 1983
Accreditation Status of the course: Accredited for 5 years in the year 2008. 
Doctoral Courses: Two students were awarded his Ph.D in the year 2010. 6 more students are working in the relevant field for their Ph.D degree under R&D centre approved by VTU.
Professional Society Memberships: Faculty in charge are actively involved in the activities of Indian Concrete Institute(ICI), Association of Consulting Civil Engineers(ACCE).
Professional Society Memberships: ISTE,IETE
Professional activities: Involved in conduction of workshops/seminars/conferences with professional agencies such as Civil-Aid, ICI,
Consultancy activities: ACCE and ICMQ-quality certification agency
Grants fetched: Rs. 36 lakhs
Departmental Achievements: Only PG programme to get 5 years accreditation in the entire state of Karnataka. About 10 international journals and equal conference publications from student projects in the last couple of years. Good placement and steady progress of alumni is the highlight of this programme




Able to pursue professional career in the constantly changing field of construction, Engineering, Technology and Management


Able to contribute to knowledge base through teaching and research


Able to practice and promote sustainable construction technologies for social needs




PO1:  Scholarship of Knowledge:

Acquire in-depth knowledge of specific discipline or professional area, including wider and global perspective, with an ability to discriminate, evaluate, analyse and synthesise existing and new knowledge, and integration of the same for enhancement of knowledge.

PO2:  Critical Thinking

Analyse   complex   engineering   problems   critically,   apply   independent   judgement   for synthesising information to make intellectual and/or creative advances for conducting research in a wider theoretical, practical and policy context.

PO3:  Problem Solving

Think laterally and originally, conceptualize and solve engineering problems, evaluate a wide range of potential solutions for those problems and arrive at feasible, optimal solutions after considering public health and safety, cultural, societal and environmental factors in the core areas of expertise.

PO4:  Research Skill

Extract information pertinent to unfamiliar problems through literature survey and experiments, apply appropriate research methodologies, techniques and tools, design, conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data, demonstrate higher order skill and view things in a broader perspective, contribute individually/in group(s) to the development of scientific/technological knowledge in one or more domains of engineering.

PO5: Usage of modern tools

Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools, including prediction and modelling, to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6:Collaborative and Multidisciplinary work

Possess knowledge and understanding of group dynamics, recognise opportunities and contribute positively to collaborative-multidisciplinary scientific research, demonstrate a capacity for self-management and teamwork, decision-making based on open-mindedness, objectivity and rational analysis in order to achieve common goals and further the learning of themselves as well as others.

PO7: Project Management and Finance

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of engineering and management principles and apply the same to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, manage projects efficiently in respective disciplines and multidisciplinary environments after consideration of economical and financial factors.

PO8: Communication

Communicate with the engineering community, and with society at large, regarding complex engineering activities confidently and effectively, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation by adhering to appropriate standards, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO9:Life-long learning

Recognise the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in life-long learning independently, with a high level of enthusiasm and commitment to improve knowledge and competence continuously.

PO10: Ethical Practices and Social Responsibility

Acquire  professional  and  intellectual  integrity,  professional  code  of  conduct,  ethics  of research and scholarship, consideration of the impact of research outcomes on professional practices  and  an  understanding  of  responsibility  to  contribute  to  the  community  for sustainable development of society.

PO11:Independent and Reflective Learning

Observe and examine critically the outcomes of one’s actions and make corrective measures subsequently, and learn from mistakes without depending on external feedback.