Civil Engineering is transforming to a great extent with the diversity that comes with the interfacing with other technology domains. New technologies are providing solutions to the challenges in Civil engineering. The Department of Civil Engineering at VJIT is established in 2013 and in the very few years of existence it has established itself as an inspiring learning centre. The highly qualified faculty team inspires students to do research and train them to address the societal problems.

Core competencies

  • Structural Engineering
  • Earth Quake Engineering
  • Geotechnical Earth Quake Engineering

Prominent features

  • Emphasis on Outcome Based Education
  • Best Faculty Team with wide experience from academia & industry.
  • All Labs are well equipped with equipments and software’s like STAAD Pro, SAP and AutoCAD
  • MoU with IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Mumbai,CANTER CAAD and RESNGO.
  • Department is conducting special work on “Building Design and Analysis” for Final year students to prepare them industry ready.


Faculty published research papers in reputed journals like “international Journal of Earth science Engineering”. International Journal of Asian Earth Science (JAES,Elsevier/Science Direct) and “Indian concrete Journal”.

Dr Archanaa,Head of the deportment published research papers in internationals Journals and presented papers in Internationals conferences in Lisbon, Portugal and South America

Dr Pallavi Bardry, Professor published papers in various international Journals in the area of Geotechnical & Earthquake Engineering. She presented papers in various international Conferences held at Australia, Hong Kong, France &Turkey.

N.Sairam , P.Govardhan, K.Rakesh, K.venkatesh, M.Vivek and  N.Vishwanath of M.Tech Structural Engineering presented  research papers in “International  conference Earthquake Engineering and post disaster reconstruction planning”  held in Bhaktapur,Nepal,April 2016.

P.Govardhan and N.Sai ram of M.Tech have presented research work at “6th Asian Conference on Earthquake Engineering” at Cebu,Phillippince in September 2016.

N.Sairam and , K.venkatesh of M.Tech have presented research work at “Structural Enginrring World Congress 2015”(SEWC-2015)  held in Singapore, October 2015.

Professional Chapters

  • ISTE
  • ICI
  • IGS
  • ACI


PO1: Engineering Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.

PO2: Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.

PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.

PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.

PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.

PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12: Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

Head of the Department

Dr. Archanaa Dongre did her B.E. (Civil Engg.) from Mumbai University and Ph.D in Structural Engineering from IIIT Hyderabad.  She has specialised in Structural and Earthquake Engineering. She has 12 years of experience which includes 5 years of research, 2 years of industrial experience. She is a member of Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, USA and institution of Engineers


Mail ID: civilhod@vjit.ac.in Phone: 9291500000


Dr. Archanaa. D Ph. D. Professor & HOD
Dr. P. Venkata Dilip Kumar Ph.D Visiting Professor
Dr. Pallavi Badry Ph.D Associate Professor
Mr. M. Aswin Kumar M. Tech Associate Professor
Ms. R.S. Laxmi M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. K. Pavan Kumar Reddy M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mrs. Sharada M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Sandeep M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. H.V. Prasad Juvvireddi M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Ms. Neelima M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Ms. Deepika M.Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Giriprasad M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Ms Shanthi Olivea M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Ms. V. Swathi M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. G. Satya Praksh M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. G. Vikas M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Sairam M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Govardhan M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Vinay Kumar M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Ms. Divya Vani M. Tech. Asst. Professor
Mr. Nikhil Kumar M. Tech. Asst. Professor

Labs / Study Material

The labs of the department are fully equipped and revived as per the required specifications of the consultancy projects. The Department has its own computer laboratory with latest software in Design, Planning and Management etc. to meet the requirements of undergraduate, post graduate and research students.

Surveying Lab-I II Year I Semester Mr. M. Ashwin Kumar
Strength of Materials Lab II Year I Semester Mrs. R.S. Laxmi
Surveying Lab-II II Year II Semester Mr. G. Sathya Prakash
Auto Cad & CAD Lab II Year II Semester Ms. S. Bhargavi
Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulic Machine Lab III Year I Semester Ms. V. Swathi
Engineering Geology III Year I Semester Ms. Shanthi Olivea
Geo-Technical Engineering Lab III Year II Semester Mr. S. Srinivas
Advanced Communication Skills Lab III Year II Semester Mrs. Padma Venkat
Environmental Engineering Lab IV Year I Semester Ms. Shanthi Olivea
Concrete and Highway Material Lab IV Year I Semester Mr. G. Vikas
Advanced Concrete Lab M.Tech I Year I Semester Mr. J.H.V. Prasad
CAD Lab M.Tech I Year II Semester Mr. Shushoban



  • Archanaa Dongre and Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar: “Displacement-Based Analysis of Unreinforced Brick Masonry Walls Subjected to Lateral Loads”, Sādhanā, Ms. No. SADH-D-12-00302 (under review-first corrections submitted)
  • Pankaj Narang and Archanaa Dongre: “Earthquake resistant design of a building and effect of transverse reinforcement spacing on ductility and strength”, June 2013, International Journal of Civil Engineering and Applications (IJCEA), ISSN 2249-426X

International Conferences

  • Archanaa Dongre and Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar: “Inelastic Response of RC Moment Resisting Frames with URM Infills” Proc. 15th World conference on Earthquake engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal 2012, Paper ID: 1085
  • Archanaa Dongre and Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar: “Parametric study for displacement Based Analysis of Unreinforced Brick Masonry Walls Subjected to Lateral Loads”, International Symposium on New Technologies for Urban Safety of Mega Cities in Asia” (USMCA2013) from Oct 9-11, 2013 at Hilton Hotel Hanoi & NUCE Campus, Vietnam. (paper submitted)

National Conferences

  • Archanaa Dongre and Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar: “Comparative Study of Inelastic Behaviour of RC Frame with and Without Brick Infill”, Proc. ISET Golden Jubilee Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, IIT-Roorkee, 2012, pp. 88-99.


A Guest Lecture on “Prospects for Civil Engineering Graduates” 29th March, 2014 Guest: Ms. A. Vimala, M.Tech & Senior research scholar in the dept. of Earth Quake & Civil Engineering, IIIT, Hyderabad.