What is Civil Engineering?

Civil engineering plays a significant role in the development of our society via structural design, construction and maintenance of the buildings, roads, railways, airports, bridges, dams, canals and houses etc. The graduates in civil engineering help design, construct and maintain these structures with their analytical abilities acquired after completing the B.Tech in Civil Engineering.


How do we see Civil Engineering at GGI?

The Department of Civil Engineering at GGI was started in the academic year 2009-2010. It offers the 4 years B.Tech program in Civil Engineering through an internationally recognized curriculum prescribed by the affiliating university IKG Punjab Technical University. This program was initially started with an intake of 60 students, which was later increased to 120 from academic year 2011-2012 onwards.The Department is fully equipped with the state-of-the-art laboratories, enabling students to maintain a coherency between the theoretical and practical knowledge. The department conducts regular academic activities under the Insttute-Industrial Interaction Cell (IIIC) of the institute, such as,

  • Organizing Visits of students at the on-going major construction sites, dams and the structures of prime importance,
  • Organizing Guest lectures from experts of renowned industries, such as Ultratech, JK cement, Ambuja Cement etc.
  • Organizing workshops, seminars and hands-on training sessions on latest software tools, such as, AutoCAD, Primevera, STAAD Pro, 3DS Max, ETABS etc.

In addition to above, the department always strive to deliver quality education and content beyond syllabus via its well experiences and dynamic faculty members for the attainment of course (COs) and program outcomes (POs).  Thus, all the faculty members continuously update their knowledge by attending FDPs, training sessions, conferences, seminars and STTPs etc. conducted by reputed organizations. The active participation of faculty members in the research activities enables them to maintain a regular interaction with the experts from the industries as well as the academicians. The knowledge acquired by teachers is transferred to students by conducting regular co-curricular activities, wherein students are encouraged to present their research work and projects completed under the mentorship of their teachers.  This enables our students to grab a good placement opportunity or to continue their higher education in their selected area of research. Our alumni are occupying good positions in Education, Research, Design and Construction in various private and government organizations and many are working as successful entrepreneurs.

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Eligibility for Civil Engineering in GGI?

Starting from 1st Year (Four Years Degree Program)

10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Chemistry / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology.
Minimum Percentage Required- 50%.

Starting from 2nd Year/LEET (Three Years Degree Program)

Lateral Entry is an undergraduate degree program that offers direct admission in second year, saving an academic year engagement and fees. It is mandatory to hold a 3 years engineering diploma in their respective branch to be eligible for the lateral entry program. Candidates who have B. Sc. Degree from a recognized university as defined by UGC and passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject shall be eligible to apply.

Affiliations & Approvals

GGI is approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD
GGI-affilated to IKGPTU, jalandhar
Guest Lecture on “Green Building Construction”
Department of Civil Engineering, GGI Ludhiana organized a ‘Guest Lecture’ on 03.03.2020 for the students of B.Tech, CE 6th Semester on the topic “Green Building Construction”. This event was organized by Er. Satnam Singh (HOD, Civil Engg) under the Institute Industrial Interaction Cell (IIIC) of GGI. The lecture was delivered by an industrial expert, Er. Satish Tanwar, Head of Technical Services (Punjab), Ultra Tech Cement Ltd. The expert provided useful insights to the students on the waste management in construction, renovation, maintenance and operation. Around 75 students attended this session and were hugely benefited in terms of getting new ideas for their upcoming research-oriented major projects. Er. Kiranjit Kaur, Er. Ananta Sharma and Er. Sushil Bhatia acted as faculty coordinators of the event.
Future Scope

Your Future in Civil Engineering

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    Construction Engineer Supervision

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    Design Engineer

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    Project Manager

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    Research Engineer

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    Public Sector

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    Construction Supervisor

And the list goes on. No limit to your options.


What makes us different & better from others?

  • The department allots faculty mentors to each & every student to learn about their strengths and weaknesses and lay out a separate teaching plan for advance & slow learners.
  • We offer experiential learning to the students by offering practical knowledge which is beyond the syllabus, such as, learning from the industrial experts to know their present challenges and thereafter encouraging students to build a solution for it in their final year research projects.
  • We let our current students to maintain a regular interaction with the alumni students, so that they can learn from the challenges, opportunities and other similar experiences of alumni.
  • We train our students in the latest software in demand. It improves their technical skills and hence, they get a better placement opportunity.
  • To further strengthen the employability of students, they are trained in soft skills, aptitude and reasoning abilities.

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