About Department

Civil Engineering is one of the major basic branch in engineering. The work ranges from basic concepts related to engineering to the overall developments of the nation. A Civil Engineer responsible for Planning, Analysis, Designing and Execution of the all construction related activities. It also includes cost estimation, hydraulic designs, soil engineering, transportation, environmental issues, surveying etc. Civil Engineers are often expected to provide the best solution possible for the economical, efficient and environment friendly designs to serve the society in best possible ways. This ultimately results in development of creative solutions to problems that often would have been designed differently without the budget constraints dictated by modern society. Now a days the number of cutting edge technologies are available as a part of modern techniques in Civil Engineering to fulfill the societal needs which also creates the scope for research and innovations.

Civil Engineering College in Nagpur
HOD Profile
Dr. Bhalchandra V.Khode

M.Tech, Ph.D.

Dr. Bhalchandra V. Khode is the Professor and Head of Civil Engineering Department. He has completed Bachelor of Civil Engineering In 1988 From Amravati University and M. Tech. (Hydraulic Engineering ) in 1998 From V.N.I.T. Nagpur and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics & Water Resource) in 2011 from V.N.I.T. Nagpur. He is associated with G.H.R.C.E. Nagpur since last 29 years and having extensive teaching and research experience in the area of Hydrology and Water Resources, Urban Water Management, Irrigation Engineering, Land and Water Management, Transportation Engineering (Travel Demand Modeling, Urban & Regional Planning, Land Use Planning, Transit Oriented Development and Public Transport. He has total 63 International Journal, 02 National Journal 22 National conferences and 07 International Conferences Publication.

He has carried out the Research and Development work related to Experimental studies on Characteristics of Labyrinth weir. He has filed two patents respectively on Development of Automated Surveying System using GPS and Improved in discharge capacity of open spillway by Labyrinth weir. He has 02 book chapters in his names which include Comparative Analysis of BRTS and MRTS— An Approach Required for Selection of System and Effect of mineral and chemical admixture for Improvement of high performance concrete. He is the pride recipient of Shri S. P. Unvala Memorial Prize for the Best Research Paper in IWWA Journal in 43rd Convention of IWWA at SRM University Chennai in year 2010. He worked as the Coordinator for Three STTP and Two Workshops each along with three National Level Conferences. He was also the program chair in two International Conferences. He is a life time Fellow member of the Institution of Engineers (India). He is having memberships of Professional Societies like Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Society for Wind Engineering, Indian Society for Hydraulics, Indian water Works Association and Institute of Engineers (INDIA). Till date he has guided about 35 Undergraduate Projects and 40 Post Graduation level Projects.

Vision & Mission
    Our Vision
  • To achieve excellent standards of quality education in Civil Engineering by keeping pace with rapidly changing technologies & to create technical manpower of Global Standards in Civil Engineering with capabilities of accepting new challenges.

    Our Mission
  • To impart quality and value based education to raise satisfaction of all stake holders.
  • To serve society and nation for providing professional leadership in Civil Engineering for solving the problems consistent with rapidly changing technologies.
  • To create competent Civil Engineering professionals who are trained in the design and implementation of Civil Engineering systems.
  • To promote Research & Development Activities in the field of Civil Engineering and allsied areas.
Key Strengths
Cutting edge technology offered Rehabilitation of structure , Structural /Environmental Audit, Advance Uses of material /Building, Advance used of Drones/GPS/DGPS/Total Station, Intelligence Transportation System, Control Blast Technique, Climate Change, Self-Healing Concrete
Student Clubs IWWA Students Club, ACI Students Club
MoU's (Industry/ Institutions/Organizations) Gammon India Limited, Mumbai, Era Constructions (India) Ltd, New Delhi., IJM (India) Infrastructure Limited, Andhra Pradesh, SELMEC Engineering Construction, NAR Infra Pvt. Ltd. , Hyderabad, L & T Deccan Tollway Limited, Andhra Pradesh, Lars Enviro Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur, Aretefact Project Lt. Nagpur, Pune Prizm Construction Management Pvt. Ltd. Pune, Synergy Properties , Pune
Industry Supported Laboratory Nil
Professional Society Chapters Indian water works Association (IWWA), Indian Chapter of American Concrete Institute (ACI)
Faculty areas of expertise Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Project Planning & Management, Transportation Engineering
Skill based courses offered Building Concepts, Environmental Audit, STAAD pro, MIVAN technology, AutoCAD with property tax estimation, Complete process of construction of Industry, Rehabilitation of structures, Total station, BIM, Linear Algebra, Primavera, Excel, 3Dmax
Funding grants received Overall Amount - Rs. 35.5 Lacs RGI- Seed Money, DST-IEDC, AICTE-MODROB
Copyrights & Patents Copyrights filed: Nil Patents filed: 03 (FER:01)
Testing & Consultancy facility available Stack Monitoring Kit, Respirable Dust Sampler Model, Pelican Kelpus, Orbital Shaking Incubator (Remi), C.O.D. plus colorimeter, Turbidity Meter, Spectra lab, C.O. D. Digestor, UV spectrophotometer, Core Drilling Machine with Accessories, Horizontal Shake Table, CBR Test Machine With Accessories, Compression Testing Machine, Non Destructive Test Apparatus, Flexure Testing Frame, Rebound Hammer, Accelerated Curing Tank, Universal testing machine, Pentax Total Station Model: W825NX, Sr. No. 894114, Pentax Electronic Theodolite, Model ETH-502, Apparatus Swell Test HS20.40, IS2720, 9 part XL, Unconfined Compressive Strength Test Machine, Triaxial test apparatus, Soil Resistivity Meter, Standard Penetration Apparatus
Departmental Magazine/Newsletter SEISMIC
Programs Offered
B.E. in Civil Engineering
M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering
M.Tech. in Structural Engineering
Programme Educational Objectives

The programme educational objectives of the civil engineering program are designed to produce skilled engineers who are ready to contribute effectively to the advancement of civil engineering profession and are ready to handle the challenges of the profession. They shall be able to:

  • PEO1:Apply fundamental technical knowledge and skills to find creative solutions to technological challenges and problems in various domains of Civil Engineering.
  • PEO2: Analyze, design and use skills in order to formulate and solve Civil Engineering problems.
  • PEO3: Practice Civil Engineering in an ethical manner, as an individual or a team member, implementing eco- friendly sustainable technologies.
  • PEO4: Take up higher education and R & D in civil engineering and allied areas of science and technology for the benefit of industry and society.
Program Outcomes

The students will be able to learn:

  • Engineering knowledge
  • Problem analysis
  • Design/development of solutions
  • Conduct investigations of complex problems
  • Modern tool usage
  • The engineer and society
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Individual and team work
  • Communication
  • Project management and finance
  • Life-long learning
Program Specific Outcomes
  • PSO1:Understanding:Graduates will have an ability to describe, analyze, and solve problems in the core & allied areas of civil engineering
  • PSO2:Analytical Skills:Graduates will have an ability to conduct investigation of problems to design a system, component, or process using modern tools in accordance with National and ASCE codes.
  • PSO3:Broadness: Graduate shall be able to engage in lifelong learning and participate in serving the society as a member or leader of diverse team to provide civil engineering solutions in a global, economic and societal context.



The department has 11 different laboratories well equipped with modern instruments. There is one dedicated project and Simulation laboratory where students implement various high-tech projects using recent technologies.

Industry Supported Labs
Funding Industry

Award Detail

The department has 10 different laboratories well equipped with modern instruments. There is one dedicated project laboratory where students implement various high-tech projects using recent technologies.

Research Projects
Name of the Project Funding Agency Amount Faculty Name
Experimental Studies on Characteristics of Labyrinth Weir Seed Money 2.5 lacs Dr. B. V. Khode
Flow Characteristics of Convergent Stepped Spillways Seed Money 5.0 lacs Dr. P. J. Wadhai
Defluoridation from Ground Water By Low Cost Adsorbent IEDC-DST 1.0 lac Dr. R. M. Dhoble
Development of GPS assisted surveying methodology IEDC-DST 1.0lac Mr. S. S. Sanghai/ Dr. B. V. Khode
Modernizations of Concrete Technology Laboratory using Automatic Compression Testing Machine with Capacity 3000KN AICTE-MODROB 11.0 Lacs Dr. P. Y. Pawade
Influence On Performance Of Friction Damper During Earthquake In Response Control Of Buildings Constructed On Critical Soil Conditions Industry Funded Project 15.0 lacs Mr. S. S. Sanghai


Faculty Achievements & Awards
Name of Faculty Title of the Event Achievement / Award Awarding Organization
Dr. P.B. Nagarnaik Teacher's Day Programme Best Teacher Award GHRCE, Nagpur
Dr. B. V. Khode 43 Convention IWWA Award Best Paper Award IWWA Channai
Dr. B. V. Khode Teacher's Day Programme Best Teacher Award GHRCE, Nagpur
Dr. P. Y. Pawade Teacher's Day Programme Best Teacher Award GHRCE, Nagpur
Dr. P. J. Wadhai Teacher's Day Programme Best Teacher Award GHRCE, Nagpur
Prof. A. A. Gulghane Convocation of SGBAU 2nd University merit for M.E. SGBAU, Amravati

Scheme & Syllabus

BE Civil Engineering
M.Tech Transportation Engg.
M.Tech Structural Engg.