Department - Civil Engineering


To be a lead provider of quality and affordable technical education and to produce  highly competent and productive entrepreneur in civil engineering


  • To provide for excellence in technical education in Civil Engineering.

  • To provide industry-driven curricular programs

  • To develop effective communication skills in the students

  • To impart quality and value based education to raise satisfaction of all stake holders.

  • To create excellence in quality education by keeping pace with ever leading technologies.

HoD's Message

Welcome to the Department of Civil Engineering at Government Polytechnic College, Palakkad. We started our journey in 1984 with a sanctioned intake of 60 students per year. The department offers a three year diploma course that consists of core civil engineering subjects such a Structural Design and Engineering, Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction materials & Engineering and Building Planning and Drawing.

Apart from these regular subjects, students are also trained to operate Total Station and work with soft wares involving Computer Aided Drafting, Structural Analysis and Design, Estimation, Project Planning and Implementation and GIS. The Laboratories in the Department are well equipped to enable practical learning with better understanding and to ensure the optimal consolidation of their knowledge.

Since 1984, we have maintained a consistent academic track record of being placed amongst the first five colleges in the state. The department has played a vital role in moulding the students to excel in their carrier. The alumini of the institution have been employed in various Government Departments and other firms in Private sector. The entire diploma course is designed in a manner that it would groom the students to become efficient field supervisors who would strive to maintain the highest standards in civil construction. The faculty members are recruited by the State Public Service Commission and are competent to deliver a positive learning experience with their excellent academic credentials and industry expertise. The technical staffs are also proficient in their respective fields. The Department also offers consultancy service to various stakeholders including Government Departments and Private firm and have been able to generate a revenue of about Rs. 5 lakhs within past two years.

This website provides an overview of the academic programs, faculty members, facilities, and details of student activities. If you have further questions after browsing this website, please do not hesitate to contact us. You may also correspond with individual faculty members, or contact them by email, using the addresses shown on the faculty pages. Our department looks forward to contributing in solving the technological challenges of the society with active participation from all sections of the society. Thank you for visiting us..


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • 1.Develop competent civil engineering technicians with professional skills, knowledge, abilities & attitude for wage employment and/or to become entrepreneur.
  • 2. Provide opportunities and develop competence to work as a leader, manager or team member in multidisciplinary civil engineering works and projects.
  • 3. Develop effective communication skills - Verbal, Written and Graphical, to justify technical solutions for diverse targets associated with civil engineering works.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

Students Completed Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering program will be able to:

  • PSO1: Provide sustainable solutions to civil engineering problems.
  • PSO2: Apply gained knowledge in design and development principles in the construction of civil engineering projects with quality and economy.
  • PSO3: Apply current techniques, skill and tools for designing and computing in construction engineering practice.

Get In Touch

  • Please feel free to contact us, we are here to help you:
    Kodumbu PO,
    Palakkad, Kerala India
    PIN : 678551
  • Tel: 0491 257 2640
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  • Hotline: PRINCIPAL-9496765439
    OFFICE SUPDT- 9645498908

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