Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering at NIEC, New Delhi was established in the year 2011. The department offers 4 years B-tech program.

Programmes offered by the Department
  • Name of the Programme - B .Tech. (Civil)
  • Nature of Programme - Full Time
  • Duration - 4 Years
  • Current Intake - Morning Shift (Started in 2011): 60 seats
  • Initial Intake - 60 Seats
  • Revised Intake (Ist Revision ) - 2012, 120


Semester - I
Paper codePaper Name
ETMA 101Applied Mathematics – I
ETPH 103Applied Physics – I
ETME 105Manufacturing Processe
ETEC 107Electronic Devices
ETHS 109Human Values & Professional Ethics-I
ETCS 111Fundamentals of Computing
ETCH 113Applied Chemistry – I
ETEC-153Electronic Devices LAB
ETME-155Workshop Pratice
ETME-157Engineering Graphics Lab
ETCS-157Fundamentals of Computing Lab
ETCH-161Applied Chemistry Lab
Semester - II
Paper codePaper Name
ETMA 102Applied Mathematics - II
ETPH 104Applied Physics - II
ETEE-106Electrical Technology
ETCS 108Introduction to Programming
ETME 110Engineering Mechanics
ETHS 112Communication Skills
ETEN-114Environmental Studies
ETPH 152Applied Physics Lab – II
ETCS-154Programming Lab
ETEE-156Electrical Technology Lab
ETEN-160Engineering Mechanics Lab
ETEC 160Environmental Studies Lab
Semester - III
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 201Structural Analysis – I
ETCE 203Building Construction, Materials & Specifications
ETCE 205Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics-1
ETCE 207Geo Iinformatics– I
ETCE 209Engineering Geology
ETMA 211Applied Mathematics-III
ETCE 251Practical/viva-Voce: Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics Lab-1
ETCE 253Practical/viva-Voce: Geoinformatics Lab-1
ETCE 255Practical/viva-Voce: Engineering Geology Lab
ETCE 257Practical/viva-Voce: Building Drawing
Semester - IV
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 202Structural Analysis - II
ETCE 204Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics-II
ETCE 206Geoinformatics-II
ETCE 208Structural Design - I
ETCE 210Geotechnical Engineering – I
ETCE 252Practical/viva-Voce: Fluid Mechanics & Hydraulics Lab-II
ETCE 254Practical/viva-Voce: Geoinformatics Lab – II
ETCE 256Practical/viva-Voce: Structural Analysis Lab -I
ETCE 258Practical/viva-Voce: Design of Concrete Structures
ETCE 260Practical/viva-Voce: Geotechnical Lab – I
Semester - V
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 301Structural Analysis – III
ETCE 303Structural Design – II
ETCE 305Mechanics & Hydraulics – III
ETCE 307Geotechnical Engineering– II
ETCE 309Environmental Engineering – I
ETCE 311Transportation Engineering - I
ETCE 351Practical/viva-Voce: Structural Analysis Lab-II
ETCE 353Practical/viva-Voce: Design of Steel Structures
ETCE 355Practical/viva-Voce: Materials Testing Lab-I
ETCE 357Practical/viva-Voce: Software Training related to Civil Engg.
Semester - VI
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 302Structural Design – III
ETCE 304Environmental Engineering – II
ETCE 306Water Resource Engineering - I
ETCE 308Transportation Engineering - II
ETCE 310Statistical Applications in Civil Engineering
ETCE 312Engineering Economics
ETCE 352Practical/viva-Voce: Environmental Engineering Lab-I
ETCE 354Practical/viva-Voce: Advance Design of Structures
ETCE 356Practical/viva-Voce: Materials Testing Lab – II
ETCE 358Practical/viva-Voce: Transportation Engineering Lab
ETCE 360Practical/viva-Voce: Surveying Camp of minimum 2 weeks duration
Semester - VII
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 401Water Resource Engineering-II
ETCE 403Environmental Engineering-III
ETCE 405Earthquake Technology
ETCE 407Principles of Management & Operational Research
---Elective-1(Choose any one from the following subjects)
ETCE 409Fire & Safety Engineering
ETCE 411Ground Water Assessment, Development & Management
ETCE 413Advanced Mechanics of Materials.
ETCE 415Advanced Structural Design
ETCE 417Advanced Geotechnical Engineering.
ETCE 419Forensic Rehabilitation Engineering.
ETCE 451Environmental Engineering Lab-II
ETCE 453Design of Irrigation Structures
ETCE 455#^Industrial Training
ETCE 457Minor Project*
*The student will be given 3-4 alternative projects at the beginning of the semester by the departmental committee under identified supervisors. The student will have to present the progress of the work through seminars, progress reports and final project report.
^ Industrial Training was conducted after 6th Semester; however viva-voce Industrial Training will be conducted in this semester.
Semester - VIII
Paper codePaper Name
ETCE 402Quantity, Surveying, Cost Estimation & Evaluation
ETCE 404Management of Construction Projects
---Elective-1(Choose any one from the following subjects)
ETCE 406Water Resources System Planning.
ETCE 408Traffic Engineering & Traffic Planning
ETCE 410Air Pollution Monitoring Modeling & Control
ETCE 412Finite Element Methods
ETCE 414Coastal Engineering
ETCE 416Analysis and Design of Bridges.
ETCE 418Remote Sensing and GIS Applications.
ETCE 452Estimation of Projects (duration and Cost)
ETCE 454Minor Project*
Soil / Geotechnical Testing
1.Natural Moisture Content using oven dried method / pycnometer method
2.Specific Gravity
3.Compaction Test (MDD & OMC)
a. Light Compaction
4.Atterberg’s Limits
a. Liquid Limit
b. Plastic Limit
c. Shrinkage Limit
5.Grain Size Analysis
a. Sieve Analysis
b. Hydrometer Analysis
6.Field Density Test
a. Core Cutter
b. Sand Replacement Method
7.Laboratory Permeability Test
a. Fine Grained Soil
b. Coarse Grained Soil
8.Laboratory C.B.R. Test
a. Light Compaction I). Soaked II). Un-Soaked
b. Heavy Compaction I). Soaked II). Un-Soaked
9.Unconfined Compressive Strength Test
10.Tri-Axial Test
11.Direct Shear Test
12.Consolidation Test
Fine and Coarse Aggregate Testing
1.Gradation Test (Size Analysis) And Fineness Modulus
2.Specific Gravity
3.Water Absorption
4.Bulk Density & Voids
5.Crushing Value Test
6.Impact Test
7.Flakiness Index
8.Elongation Index
9.% Silt And Clay Content
Cement Testing
1.Normal Consistency Test
2.Initial Setting Time
3.Final Setting Time
4.Soundness Le-Chatelier Expansion
5.Compressive Strength
Concrete Testing
1.Compressive Strength Test
2.Flexure Strength Test
3.Split Tensile Strength
4.Concrete Mix Design
5.Water Absorption
Brick Testing
1.Physical Test (Colour, Soundness, Hardness, Size & Shape)
2.Crushing Strength Test
3.Water Absorption Test
4.Efflorescence Test
Bitumen Testing
1.Penetration Test
2.Softening Point
3.Ductility Test

Geotechnical Engineering
1.Various Ground Improvement Techniques.
2.Soil Nailing Technique for Stabilization of Slopes, Excavations etc.
3.Numerical Analysis of Geotechnical Structures Using FEM Tool
4.Soil Investigation and Soil Testing for Obtaining the Strength and stiffness properties.
5.Compaction Quality Control.
Structural Engineering
1.Proof Checking of Designs
2.Design of Soil & Water Retaining Structures
Transportation Engineering
1.Flexible & Rigid Pavement Design
2.Geometric Design of Pavement
3.Overlays Design of Pavement
4.Bituminous Mix Design
Water Resource Engineering
1.Design of River Training Works
2.Design of Water Supply System
3.Intake and de-silting chambers
4.Ground water studies


  • Civil Engineering Department secured 1st position for project named “Insulated Hollow Concrete Block”, guided by Mr. Pradeep Kumar in year 2016.
  • Civil Engineering Department secured 2nd position for project named “Low Cost Solution For Mass Housing Scheme” guided by Ms. Maninder Kaur and Ms. Priya Kumari in year 2016.

DEPARTMENT VISITSclick here to see >>

  • SURVEYING CAMP: It was organized from 9th to 14th of January 2017 in Shivpuri, Rishikesh , Uttarakhand for third year students.
  • Guest Lecture by JK Cement: A guest lecture on topic “Cement and new construction material” by Mr. Manoj Kulshrestha , JK Cement was organized on 3rd of February 2017.
  • Site Visit: A site visit was conducted on 1st and 3rd of April 2017 for second year students to a Construction Demolition Waste Plant, MCD East Delhi, Shahdara.
  • IIT Roorkee: A visit to Civil engineering department and hydrology department of IIT Roorkee was conducted for the students on 6th of April 2017.
  • Srinagar Dam Visit: A visit to Srinagar Dam, Uttarakhand was conducted on 7th of April 2017 for the second and third year students of Civil engineering department.