Civil Dept
Civil Engineering
About the Department

Murugappa Polytechnic College was established in the year 1957, started with Civil, Mechanical and Electrical and Electronics Engineering Courses

  • Regular Diploma Course in Civil Engineering was started in the year 1957.
  • Sandwich Diploma Course in Civil Engineering was started in the year 1973.
  • Part Time Diploma Course in Civil Engineering was started in the year 1980 and discontinued in 1985
  • Academic Autonomy awarded in the year 1981.
  • ISO 9001-1994 Certification awarded in the year 2000.
  • ISO 9001-2000 Certification awarded in the year 2003.
  • NBA Accreditation of Regular and Sandwich Diploma Course in the year 2003(3 Years).
  • Part Time Diploma Course in Civil Engineering was re started in the year 2012.
  • Alumni are in top position in Government departments such as, Deputy Chief Engineer LIC, Chennai, and Chief Engineer (Retd.)TWAD, Assistant Divisional Engineer, Highways and DGM, ONGC. and in Private sector as MD, Land mark constructions, Chairman of Indira Educational Institutions and so on.

Courses offered by the Department are

  • Civil Engineering (Regular)
  • Civil Engineering (Sandwich)
  • Civil Engineering (Part Time)


To develop competent Civil Engineers and establish the process of teaching and learning to meet the global standards for sustainable environment.


  • Provide quality technical knowledge and skills with updated curriculum, faculty development and infrastructural facilities.
  • Impart the knowledge based skills to the students on par with industrial needs by providing training in the latest technologies of Civil Engineering with effective communications.
  • Encourage students to pursue higher educations and take competitive exams and various career enhancing courses.
  • Facilitate our students and faculty to play leadership roles for the betterment of the society in a sustainable manner.

Curriculum & Syllabus

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Board of Studies

Board of studies meeting for N- Scheme syllabus was held on 26.11.2021.

Board of Studies
Board of Studies

'M' Scheme Syllabus meeting with Institutional and Industrial resource persons as members on 20-08-2018 at the smart room.

Board of Studies
Board of Studies

Infrastructure - Laboratory Facilities

Strength of Materials Lab
Strength of Materials Lab

The lab focuses on testing the properties of different materials like torsion test on steel, Rockwell's hardness, and shear test on mild steel bars.

Concrete and Construction Lab
Concrete and Construction Lab

The lab has the facilities like testing, construction and site work materials. The materials include soil, concrete, masonry.

Plumbing lab has the facilities like pipe, valves, plumbing fixtures, tank and other apparatus to convey fluid.

Survey Lab
Survey Lab

The lab focus on to determine the required areas and volume of land, material needed during construction of an engineering projects such as roads, building, bridges etc.,

Hydraulic Lab

Hydraulic lab focus on the application of the principles of fluid mechanics to problems dealing with the collection, storage, control, transport, regulation, measurement and use of water.


The lab is equipped with 30 no's of computers to support the software like AutoCAD, Staad pro, Rivet Architecture and ASD.

Enviroinmental Engineering Lab

The purpose of the lab is to make the students aware of the dangerous effects of environmental pollution. It measures physical, chemical and biological parameters of water and waste water.

Roads And Soil Lab

The lab has various facilities to test aggregate and bitumen like Aggregate Impact value test, specific gravity test, Ductility, viscosity, softening point.

Guest Lectures

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Industrial Visits

Our students are provided with adequate exposure to the industrial practices through visit to reputed industries...

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Placement Details

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Student Competition

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