Department of Civil Engineering

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Department of Civil Engineering acts as the strongest, this is most well-established Institute over the Sri Lankan University system. Now at present, 8 Senior Professors, 8 Professors, 1 Associate Professor and 19 Senior Lecturers are presently available as academic staff and these people are the reason behind to develop the institute as an academically strong department even by international standards. Currently, the institute accommodates 500 undergraduates (125 in each batch) and over 150 full-time and part-time postgraduate students for the department. Whereas, the flagship programme is the Bachelor of Science of Engineering Honours Degree (B.Sc. Eng. (Hons.)) programme, the division also providing postgraduate Degree Programmes (both taught courses and research degrees) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes and is also actively engaged in research and development activities.

Singh, Neha

The Civil Engineering industry is very extensive, which includes on covering so many areas like planning, design, construction of buildings, highways and bridges, irrigation schemes, water supply and sewerage schemes, powerhouses and transmission systems, tunnels and underground structures, and so on. It is a field where modern technologies are improving very fast, and with the elegance of peoples’ behavior and increase in population, Civil Engineers are called upon to face new tasks every day. It is their goal to provide you with the essential education to face these tasks with courage.

The Vision of the Department of Civil Engineering is to be a middle of excellence in higher learning, research and related activities with priority on national relevance, international recognition, deviation and creativity in Civil Engineering. The Mission of the Department of Civil Engineering is to improve educational programmes which providing educational, research and professional experiences that set-up their graduates to become leaders in their appropriate professional careers, to continue the excellence in research and to offer the profession, community, and nation, and be competitive in the international stage.

Postgraduate Programes Available

  • PG Diploma in Highway & Traffic Engineering
  • PG Diploma in Water Resources Engineering & Management
  • PG Diploma in Foundation Engineering & Earth Retaining System

Facilities Available

  • Labs
  • Library
  • Workshop


What are the Carrier Progression of M.Sc/PG Diploma in Transportation?

The Transportation industry is presently experiencing a remarkable expansion fuelled by International Economic Growth. There is an increasing need for professionals of highly skilled in transportation. The M.Sc. /PG Dip. In Transportation is an immensely valued skilled and graduates can expect to continue carriers in a wide range of organization in worldwide.

What are the entry requirement for M.Eng./PG Diploma in Foundation Engineering and Earth Retaining System?

The applicant must have an M.Eng./PG Diploma in Foundation Engineering and Earth Retaining System or any other qualification equivalent to that will also be acceptable. The applicant also needs to hold 1-year associate membership of recognized professional engineering Institution which related to the field.



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