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M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management ( CIVIL ENGINEERING )

M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management ( CIVIL ENGINEERING )

Course Name: M.Tech in Transportation Engineering and Management ( 2 years )
Level: PG ( Intake :18)
1st Year of approval by the Council: 2006
Accreditation Status of the course: Accredited
Doctoral Courses: 3 students working in the area under VTU recognized R&D Centre
Professional activities: Research and Ph.D candidates actively working
Consultancy activities:  Yes ( Actively involved in transportation and highway-related consultancy issues), more than 10 Lakh
Grants fetched: Rs. 25 lakh
Departmental Achievements: Awarded One Doctoral Degree(2010-2011)



Reveal essential knowledge and skills necessary for a professional career in Transportation Engineering & Management.


Demonstrate the analytical, quantitative and interpretative abilities required for the effective leadership in their chosen field.


Exhibit the responsibility through professional and ethical manner in their domain and continue career through lifelong learning to contribute the societal 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 modeling, 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.