The Department of Civil Engineering has been in existence since the inception of VJCET in 2001 and has emerged into a full-fledged department with the commencement of Civil Engineering branch in 2010.
The Department has well-equipped laboratories with facilities more than those prescribed in the course syllabus. The Civil Engineering Department is continuing the process of building strong links with the building and construction industry. Besides high quality teaching and instruction at undergraduate level, the department offers technical advisory support to various Governmental & Private organizations by way of consultancy services and testing facilities for different building materials in the Strength of Materials Laboratory. The client profile includes construction firms, industries, Government Departments and general public. Facilities for Quality Analysis for potable water is available with the newly constituted Water Testing Laboratory and these services are offered for the public water distribution system as well as for testing the quality of well water used by the general public. The Department of Civil Engineering contributes to the interdisciplinary academic and research activity of the institute.