The Department of Civil Engineering was established at the inception stage of the T.K.M.College of Engineering in the year 1958. At present the department is one of the biggest in this college with more than 50 teaching and supporting staff. The department has an intake of 120 students for B.Tech (Civil Engineering) and 18 students for M.Tech (Structural Engineering & Construction Management).
The department has well equipped labs in all disciplines which caters to the need of the undergraduate and post graduate students. The department has good academic excellence and many a times the students of the department have secured first rank in the University of Kerala. The Alumni of the department has been well placed in several prestigious institutions both inside and outside the country.
The faculty of the department is well qualified and dedicated to the improvement of academic standards and is keen on the overall development of the students. Along with their regular teaching work, the faculty members also attend short term training programmes at this institution and other institutions and regularly update their knowledge. The department has a very efficient advisory system which always keeps very close teacher-parent-student relationship. The Department has been always in the forefront in taking up R&D initiatives and Industrial Consultancy assignments.
In addition to the UG Programme, the department is offering M.Tech in Structural Engineering and Construction Management and the department is a research centre of University of Kerala, Kerala Technological University (KTU) and QIP centre of AICTE. The UG programme of the department is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for 6 years (from 2016 to 2022) and the PG programme is accredited for 2 years in 2017.
To impart holistic and research oriented education in civil engineering, in conformity with global standards while adhering to environmental sustenance.