Department of Civil Engineering

About Department

The Department of civil engineering has been in existence since the inception of Government Polytechnic, Ahmedabad in 1957. The department offers full time Diploma in Civil Engineering. The department is involved in areas of Surveying, Transportation Engg., Hydraulics, Public Health engineering and Estimation and Valuation. The Department is well established with all the resources and well equipped state of art laboratories to facilitate teaching learning process through which students gain theoretical as well as practical knowledge. Civil Engineering department comprises of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Our Head of Department Dr. A. K. Patel is a doctorate with more than 31 years of experience. Out of total 24 teaching faculty one have doctrate degree with lot of research work and experience. Almost all teaching staff are post graduate.

Diploma Courses
Name of Course Type Period (Years) Current Intake Year of Starting
Civil Engineering UG 3 123 1957


  • To be a Premier department providing quality education and service as per need of Industry and community.


  • Continuous improvement of existing Infrastructure as per need.
  • Imparting faculty development program continuously as per the need of Industry and recent development in the field of Civil engineering
  • To achieve sustainability through optimum utilization of resources
  • To provide quality education and service to stakeholder.


  • To impart science-based engineering education to improve professional skills that will prepare the students for immediate employment in relative civil engineering industry as against the model that just prepares them for graduate education.
  • Students will understand professional practice issues and demonstrate a commitment to professional licensure and continuing education.
  • To develop the ability among student to work as part of teams on multidisciplinary projects so that students shall have relevant engineering design experience and they shall understand the relationship between theory and practice for core subjects.
  • To promote students in their professional development through continuous life-long learning and to develop them as Professionals with Ethics, this also strives them to be responsible citizens to promote progress of industrial growth and societal transformation.


  • Implement the Civil engineering plans and designs especially related to transportation Engineering.
  • Implement the plans and designs of different structures related to Water resources engineering.
  • Use advanced methods, materials and equipment in construction technology.