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  • Established in the year 1982
  • Annual Intake 60 + 12 (Lateral entry)
Salient Features
  • Qualified and Experienced staff members
  • Leading department in Consultancy services
  • Wide placement opportunities to the students
  • Total station survey to prepare contour and land survey
  • Providing training in Total station under coned programming
  • Analysis and design of concrete and steel structures using STAAD Pro.
  • Preparation of plan and estimates for buildings
  • Involving Alumni in subject updating and practical training
  • Good rapport with Private and Government departments
STAFF PROFILE
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Names
Designation
Area of specialization
Other Responsibilities
Contact
R. Rajasekaran, M.E., M.I.E. Lecturer (Sel.Grade) & HOD In-charge Design & Drawing Library Committee Chairman, NSS Programme Officer – Unit I, Building Construction and Maintenance Cell – Manager 9486026844 rajan63agp@gmail.com
K.Velmurugan, B.E. Lecturer (Senior Scale) Soil testing Department Coordinator, CIICP – EDC – Manager 9787010470 vel64agp@gmail.com
K.Rose Mathan Kumar, B.E. Lecturer Building Construction Building Construction and Maintenance Cell – Backup 9443564909 harieshma2002@yahoo.co.in
S. Rajkumar, B.E. Lecturer CAD Drawing NSS Programme Officer – Unit II 9943956188 suarathi@gmail.com
D. Shanmuganathan, B.E. J.D.O. Total station, STAAD Pro Guest House – Incharge, Building Construction and Maintenance Cell – Backup 9245163306
V. Pandimurugan, D.C.E. J.D.O. Building Construction Building Construction and Maintenance Cell – Backup 9443130726 pandiagp@gmail.com
R.Ganesan, I.T.I. Skilled Assistant Plumbing Building Construction and Maintenance Cell – Assistant, Water Purification Technician, Guest House – Incharge
9442717449
P.Muthuraj Lab. Assistant Plumbing & Fitting CIICP – EDC – Backup-II 8883649354 muthuraj1980civil@gmail.com
R.Nandhini, D.C.E. CAD Draftsman CAD Drawing Data Entry 04562-230616
S.Rajamani Lab. Assistant Foundry & Welding, Lathe & Drilling, Special Machines -- 8489084565 rajamanisarathi@gmail.com
Laboratories:
The department has well equipped laboratories with latest equipments for giving intensive practical training to the students. The major laboratories in the department are:
  • Strength of materials Lab
  • Transportation Engineering Lab
  • Concrete & construction Lab
  • Soil Mechanics Lab
  • Environmental Engineering Lab
  • Hydraulics Lab
  • Survey Lab
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Lab
Students are given hands-on-training in advanced equipments and instruments. Some of the costly and praise worthy equipments in the laboratories are:
  • Universal Testing Machine 50 T
  • Compression Testing Machine - 200T
  • Pelton Wheel Turbine
  • Total Station
  • Leica- Survey office software
  • Geograhical Information System(GIS) Arc view software
  • A0 size Plotter
  • A0 size Scanner
  • Strain measurement trainer Kit
  • Load cell-50 T
  • Blains Permeability apparatus
  • Autoclave apparatus
  • Global Positioning System(GPS)-Hand held model
Testing and consultancy services are also offered to industries and society.
MODROBS

We have received Rupees 9.5 lakhs under MODROBS (MODERNISATION & REMOVAL OF OBSOLESCENCE) scheme. Under this scheme we have purchased the following modern equipments:
1. Total station 1 No.
2. DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System)
3. Digital level

Training in these instruments will help the students in placement

Differential Global Positioning System

Department library
There is a good collection of text books & reference books including titles on latest technologies, video cassettes, multimedia CDs and technical journals.
Industrial visits and In-plant training
Students are taken for visits to the following organization.
  • Vembakottai Dam
  • Sivakasi Municipal water treatment plant, Vembakottai
  • Dharani Sugars Pvt. Ltd, Vasudevanallur
  • Pre stressed railway sleeper casting yard, Thirumangalam
  • Chamber bricks unit, Madurai
  • Viraganur regulator, Madurai
  • Building centre, Gandhi gram university, Dindigul
  • Prefabricated structures, Collectorate, Virudhunagar
  • GIS centre, Bharathidasan university, Trichy
  • Vaigai dam, Theni
  • Brick Chamber Unit, Rajapalayam
  • Ready mix concrete plants, Madurai

Industrial visit to Brick Chamber Unit, Rajapalayam

In-plant training is regularly arranged to the students during the holidays to the industries. They can apply their knowledge gained in the institution and they know the industrial expectation which paves the way for better employment.
Guest Lectures

Every year we arrange guest lecture by eminent / resourceful persons to our students. These programmes will motivate the students. Also they will be exposed to field developments and enable them to update their knowledge.

Guest Lecture by Er.M.S.Muthumari, Assistant Engineer, Panchayat Union Office, Srivilliputtur on "Planning of Student's career"

Continuing education
The department offers special training to the students by the department staff members in the following areas:
  • MS OFFICE
  • AUTOCAD
  • 3D MODELLING
  • Total Station surveying
  • Design of structures
CIICP
Our department conducts job oriented programmes under the banner CIICP. This year we have conducted the following programmes:
  • Staad Pro
  • Total Station surveying
Arasan Dharbar
A state level technical event for the students named ARASAN DHARBAR DiGi TECH 2013 was organized by the Civil Engineering department on 15.02.2013. This Dharbar was attended by 25 students from six Institutions. Two of our Alumni Prof.S.Jeya Bharathi, Assistant Professor / Civil, PSR College of Engineering & Technology and Prof.M.Kaliraj, Associate Professor / Civil, Sri Vidhya College of Engineering & Technology have acted as moderators of Technical paper presentation. All the participants were actively participated in Technical quiz and paper presentation. The VSVN Polytechnic College, Virudhunagar students won the 1st prize in both the competition.
Dr.S.Prabavathy, HOD / Civil of Mepco Schlenk Engineering College was the chief guest for the valedictory function. Prizes and Certificates have been distributed to the winners and participants. She highlighted the scope and opportunities for civil engineers and also the importance of Total Station Surveying and its technical advancements in a nutshell to the level of diploma students.
Placement
Our students are placed in the following industries.
  • IVRCL Infrastructures & Projects Limited, Hyderabad
  • SECON Private Limited, Bangaluru
  • Shobha developers Pvt. Ltd., Bangaluru
  • ESSAR Learning Centre, Hazira, Gujarat
  • URC constructions (P) limited, Erode
  • CADS software India Pvt. Ltd.,, Chennai
  • S.Subramanyan construction co. (P) Ltd, Chennai
  • KGEYES constructions Ltd., Chennai
  • Madras cements Ltd, Chennai
  • BMS Engineering Services, Hosur
  • Prince builders, Kodaikanal
  • Govindaram Builders, Virudhunagar
  • ELITE Engineering constructions, Hyderabad

Interview conducted by Prince Builders, Kodaikanal

Alumni
Our Alumni association has been functioning effectively since 1985. The alumni meet every year in the second Saturday of March. Some of the renowned alumni members are listed below:
Name
Batch
Designation Company name Location, Contact
Murugavel.J
2012
Technician SCADS software Pvt. Ltd., Chennai
90923 28802
Paul rathinaraj.J
2007
Overseer Union office Vembakottai
96293 41115
Vinoth kumar.m
2007
Vasthu designer   Hosur
94897 84239
Kaliraj.M
2006
Associate Professor Sri Vidhya College of Engg. & Technology Virudhunagar
75028 91891
Jayaram. K
2006
Associate Professor Mepco Schlenk Engg. College Sivakasi
Manikandan.M
2004
Engineer MSM construction Madurai
99650 02100
Skylab.P
1997
Proprietor Sona associates Sivakasi
98432 24566
Gnanaraj. M
1994
Proprietor Excel constructions Rajapalayam
94434 09005
Bala Krishnan. R
1992
Road Inspector Panchayat union Watrap
94436 60286
Karunanithi. M
1991
AEE Rural development Theni
94435 43703
Antonyraj.A.S
1991
Insurance surveyor Surveyor for all insurance companies Sivakasi
94431 35563
Mathanagopal. M
1990
Proprietor Navin builders Chennai
98408 28821
Ravi chelvam.M
1990
Proprietor Alagumalai construction Thiruthangal
96269 79555
Arulswamy.G
1989
Partner Jai Civil Engineers Chennai
Avudaiappan. M
1989
Partner Jai Civil Engineers Chennai
98412 56650
Ravidurai. S
1988
Managing Director Naachiar paper boards Pvt. Ltd., Sivakasi
94431 60295
Bagavathekumar. P
1988
Proprietor Shree ram construction Chennai
98413 36036
Arunmani. K
1988
Project Director DRDA Madurai
98650 39655
Rajeswaran.N
1987
Proprietor RMV builders Coimbatore
98426 33602
Karuppiah.C
1987
Technical Assistant PWD Devakottai
94430 95328
Senthur. V
1986
AEE PWD Rajapalayam
94432 13539
Sivpiran. S.N.N.
1986
Proprietor SNN construction Sivakasi
94433 79637
Palanivel. B
1986
Proprietor Bala consultants Tirunelveli
98430 57485
Sevarkodiyoon. V
1985
Junior Engineer Arulmigu Mariamman Thirukkoil Irukkangudi
94420 60343
Latcham. S
1985
Proprietor Sri Vinayaga construction Sivakasi
94431 83985
Chermakkani. G
1985
AEE Municipal office Dindigul
97860 00296
Kandasamy. V
1985
Vice President Sobha Developers Pvt. Ltd Bangaluru
98800 35101
Parameeswaran. A.N.
1985
Prof. & Dean IIIC SRM University Chennai
99406 36055
Kumar. S
1984
Assistant Executive Engineer PWD Dharmapuri
94430 51208
Ravichandran. R.V.
1984
Junior Engineer Public Works Dept Sivakasi
94435 43903
Civil Engineering Department Best students
Every year best student is selected based on the academic, co-curricular and extra curricular activities in our department. The list of best students from 2007 is given below:
Year
Student Name
2017
S.Arasalaikumar
2016
N.Velmalaiathirajan
2015
P.Pandikumar
2014
M.Faizan Ahamad
2013
R.Arun pandian
2012
S.Raju
2011
U.Venkatesh
2010
V.Veera anbuvel
2009
H.Noor mohamed azeez
2008
R.Udayakumar
2007
M.Vinoth kumar
Outstanding Student
Year
Student Name
2016
K.Krishiga
Civil Engineering Department Gold Medalists in Board Examination
Every year Gold medal is awarded to the meritorious student who secures first mark in V and VI semester Board Examination. The following students were awarded gold medals so far:
Year
Name
Marks (%)
2017
S.ARASALAIKUMAR
91
2016
K.KRISHIGA
97
2015
A.PARTHA SARATHY
96
2014
S.ASWIN GANGADHARAN
94
2013
R.TAMIZH SUDAR
97
2012
K.AJITH KUMAR
95
2011
R.KARUPPASAMY
97
2010
G.SARAVAN BHAVAN
97
2009
H.NOOR MOHAMED AZEEZ
94
2008
K.JAYARAJ
97
2007
G.PATTURAJAN
97
2006
C.RAMAR
93
2005
A.MOHAMED SHEIK RAHAMATHULLAH
85
2004
N.ASHOK KUMAR
95
2003
B.BALASUBRAMANIAN
91
2002
C.MARIAPPAN
93
2001
S.PRADESH KUMAR
88
2000
S.SENTHIL KUMAR
87
1999
M.GANESAN
86
1998
B.LAKSHMANAN
86
1997
S.ALAGURAJ
86
1996
M.POUL SELVARAJ
86
1995
T.PERIASAMY
91
1994
J.JOSEPH XAVIER
81
1993
R.SARAVANAKUMAR
79
1992
M.SENTHIVEL
81
1991
I.MUTHURAMAN
81
1990
P.THIRUMALAI
86
1989
C.NAGARAJAN & V.MURUGESAN
89
1988
K.ARUNMANI
93
1987
K.VENKATASUBRAMANIAN
86
1986
A.JAYAPAUL
89
1985
M.RAMURATHINAM
88
1984
S.PACKIARAJAN
85
Job Opportunities for Civil Engineering Diploma students
A. Government Sectors
Name of the Organization Post
Public Works Departments (Buildings and Irrigation)-PWD Junior Engineer, Junior Draughting officer, Technical Assistant
Highways Department Junior Engineer, Junior Draughting officer, Technical Assistant
Tamilnadu Water supply And Drainage board (TWAD) Junior Engineer, Junior Draughting officer, Technical Assistant
Corporation Junior Engineer, Town planning officer, Town planning inspector
Municipal office Junior Engineer, Town planning officer, Work inspector
Rural Development Junior Engineer, overseer
Indian Railways (Allover India) Permanent way inspector Gr.II, Section Engineer
Coast Guard Region, Chennai Draughtsman Grade – III
Institute of Remote Sensing, Anna University, Chennai Junior Technical Assistant
Neyveli lignite Corporation, Neyveli Junior Engineer
Structural Engg. Research centre(SERC) Project assistant
Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd., (BHEL) Junior Engineer
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai & other States Project assistant
Staff Selection Commission, New Delhi Junior Engineer (CPWD)
Institution of Valuers Quantity Surveyor
Department of Mines Mines Supervisor
Military Engineering Service (MES), Chennai and New Delhi NAIUB Subedar, Superintendent
Border Roads Organization (BRO) Junior Engineer
Border Security Forces (BSF) Asst. Sub Inspector
India Debatian Border Police (IDBP) Asst. Sub Inspector
Indian Oil Corporation Junior Engineering Assistant
Steel Authority of India (SAIL), Salem, Durgapur etc Operator cum technician-trainee
National Water Development Agency Junior Engineer
National Power Training Institute Junior Engineer
Staff Selection Commission – New Delhi Care taker / Ministry of Personal
Metro Rail Corporation – Chennai and other cities Junior Engineer
Employers State Insurance Corporation Assistant Engineer
Eastern Coal Fields LTD Overseer Tech & Surveyor
National Mineral Department Corporation (NMDC) Junior Officer Trainee
Dept. of Atomic Energy – Heavy Water Board, Mumbai Scientific Assistant (Civil)
NITTTR, Chennai & other States Technician
Dept. of Atomic Energy Trainee
SAHA Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata Technician
Bhilai Steel Plant Operator cum Technician Trainee
Goa Shipyard Limited, Goa Civil Assistant – Grade – III
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre – Tamilnadu Scientific Assistant – B
National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. Junior Engineer – Civil
Archaeological Survey of India Conservation Assistant – Grade – II
Govt. & Govt. aided Engineering Colleges (all over India) Lab Technician
Govt.& Govt. aided Polytechnic colleges (all over India) Junior Draughting Officer
B. Private Sectors
  • Supervisor / Site Engineer in  Private construction companies
  • Supervisor in Licensed surveyors office
  • Tutor , CAD centre
  • CAD draughtsman in private Consultancy offices
  • Total station surveyor in Project formation works
  • Detailing engineer in RC detailing companies
  • Temporary Post - Technical assistant / Government dept like PWD, Highways, Housing Board, EB, Union office, Municipal office, Corporation
  • Lab Technician / Self Financing Engineering Colleges and Polytechnic colleges
C. Some of the leading Private Companies related to Civil Engineering
  • URC Construction Pvt.Ltd, Erode (www.urcindia.com)
  • Consolidated Construction Consortium(CCC) Ltd, Chennai (www.cccindia.com)
  • Subramaniyan Construction (P) Ltd., Chennai (www.sscopl.in)
  • Qualtech Engineers Pvt Ltd., Chennai (www.qualtechengineer.com)
  • RGS Construction technologies Pvt Ltd, Chennai (www.rgsrebar.com)
  • Vishwa Infrastructures and Services Pvt Ltd., Hyderabad (www.vishwainfra.in)
  • CADS Software India (P) Ltd, Chennai (www.cads.in.)
  • Sobha developers Ltd., Bangalore (www.sobha.com)
  • Hindustan Dorr.oliver Ltd, Chennai (www.hdo.in)
  • EMAS Engineers & Contractors Pvt Ltd, Chennai,Hyderabad & Bangalore (www.emas-india.com)
  • Surya Constructions, Coimbatore (www.suryaconstruction.com)
  • GBI Builders, Chennai (www.gbibuilders.in)
  • C&C Constructions Ltd, Gurgaon,Haryana (www.candcinfrastructure.com)
  • Rebar Design & Detailing, Chennai (www.rebardnd.com)
  • KGS Constructions, Chennai (www.kgsdevelpoers.com)
  • Vijaya Shanthi Builders, Chennai (www.vijayshanthibuilders.com)
  • DLF Pvt. Ltd, (www.dlf.com)
  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (www.tcs.com)
  • Larsen & Toubro Pvt. Ltd. (www.lntecc.com)
  • L&T Constructions (www.larsenturbo.com)
  • Simplex Infrastructures Limited (www.simplexinfrastructures.com)
  • Tata Projects Ltd.(www.tataprojects.com)
  • IVRCL (www.ivrcl.com)
  • Hindustan Construction Company (www.hccindia.com)
  • Gammon India (www.gammonindia.com)
  • Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) (www.ril.com)
  • Angelique International (www.angelique-india.com)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra (www.mahindra.com)
  • Essar (www.essar.com)
  • Coal India Ltd (www.coalindia.in)
  • Escorts (www.escortsgroup.com)
  • NAVIN’S Brindhavan, Chennai (www. Navinhousing.com)
  • Jain Housing, Chennai (www.jainhousing.com)
  • Malles Construction, Chennai (www.malles.in)
  • Golden Homes Pvt. Ltd., Chennai (www.goldenhomeschennai.com)
  • Appaswamy Real Estates Ltd., Chennai (www.appaswamy.com)
  • Akshaya Group of Companies (www.akshayahomes.com)
  • Rams Builders (www.ramsbuilders.com)
D. Entrepreneurship
  • Licensed Surveyor
  • Building Contractor /  Building material supplier
  • Land Surveyor
  • CAD Draughtsman