The department is one of the three departments with which the college was established in the academic year 1984-85 with intake strength of 60 per batch, now it is increased to 120 per batch . The Department is having M.Tech course with Structural Engineering as Specialization.The department is having all necessary labs with good equipment required for UG students. The department produced a large number of qualified engineers, majority of whom settled well in India and abroad. The scheme of instruction and syllabi of subjects are revised at regular intervals to incorporate the latest topics as per the needs of Civil Engineering Profession, such as Auto CAD, STAAD, Remote Sensing and GIS etc. The department has the following software to run the above courses :
1. Auto CAD
2. STAAD Pro 2004
3. ERDAS IMAGINE 8.6
4. GEOMEDIA PROFESSIONAL 5.1
5. ENVI 4.0
To make the Civil Engineering Department at G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous), Kurnool; a leader in the education of practice-oriented Civil Engineers that benefit industry and society.
The mission of the Department is to prepare students from a wide variety of backgrounds for professional careers through curriculam, focused on the latest practices of Civil Engineering.
Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)
The educational objectives of the under-graduate programme in Civil Engineering at G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous), Kurnool are to prepare graduates to possess the ability
P1. to apply a broad, fundamental-based knowledge, and up-to-date skills required in performing professional work in Civil Engineering and related disciplines,
P2. to design the works pertaining to Civil Engineering, incorporating the use of design standards, realistic constraints and consideration of the economic, environmental, and social impact of the design,
P3. to use modern computer software tools to solve Civil Engineering problems and explain and defend their solutions and communicate effectively using graphic, verbal and written techniques to all audiences and
P4. to pursue a career in a private or governmental organization as a leader or enter graduate programs in Civil Engineering and related discipline and to pursue life-long learning and research.
Programme Outcomes (POs)
The outcomes of the under-graduate programme in Civil Engineering at G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College (Autonomous), Kurnool are to make the students to attain
a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering,
b. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
c. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
d. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams,
e. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
g. An ability to communicate effectively,
h. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental and societal context,
i. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
j. A knowledge of contemporary issues, and
k. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.