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Program Details

Faculty : Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Program Name : Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

BGCSE Points(or similar) : 34 Option 1:20 (Maths + Physics + Bio or Chem)


Type : Under Graduate

No. of Semesters : 10

Description : BGCSE/equivalent with a minimum of grade D in English Language and a grade of C in Mathematics and Physics, and a grade of C in any one from Biology or Chemistry. Departmental Regulations for the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Degree Subject to the provisions of General Regulations 000 and 200 and the Faculty Special Regulation 21.0, the following Departmental Regulations for the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Degree shall apply: Entrance Requirements Admission to the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Degree shall be as stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulation 21.10. Programme Structure The Programme for the Degree in Civil Engineering will be a Single Major Programme that will extend over 10 semesters of fulltime study. It shall contain 1 subject called Civil Engineering consisting of courses shown below. The curriculum for Levels 100 and 200 shall be stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulation 21.20. Assessment Except for CCB313 (Surveying), all courses shall be assessed as stipulated in the Faculty Special Regulation 21.30. For CCB313 the ratio of marks for continuous assessment to examination shall be 1:1.

Courses involved :

Semester 1

Core Courses

    No Core courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 1.

Semester 2

Core Courses

    No Core courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 2.

Semester 3

Core Courses

    No Core courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 3.

Semester 4

Core Courses

    No Core courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 4.

Semester 5

Core Courses

  GEOMECHANICS I Credits : 3
  SURVEYING Credits : 3
  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING Credits : 3
  ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS III Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  CAD FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS Credits : 2
  ENGINEERING GEOLOGY Credits : 2
  PRINCIPLES OF MINING ENGINEERING Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 5.

Semester 6

Core Courses

  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS Credits : 3
  FLUID MECHANICS & HYDRAULICS Credits : 3
  CONSTRUCTION PRINCIPLES Credits : 3
  CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  GEOMECHANICS II Credits : 2
  ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Credits : 2
  ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS IV Credits : 3

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 6.

Semester 7

Core Courses

  STRUCTURAL DESIGN Credits : 3
  WATER ENGINEERING Credits : 3
  TRAFFIC & HIGHWAY ENGINEERING Credits : 3
  GEOTECHNICS Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION Credits : 2
  STRUCTURAL STEELWORK Credits : 2
  HYDROLOGY & WATER RESOURCES Credits : 2
  ENGINEERING SURVEYING Credits : 2
  INTRODUCTION TO TOWN PLANNING Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 7.

Semester 8

Core Courses

  INDUSTRIAL TRAINING II Credits : 10

Optional Courses

    No Optional courses present in this Program for Semester 8.

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 8.

Semester 9

Core Courses

  STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING Credits : 2
  CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT I Credits : 2
  PROJECT I Credits : 3
  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING Credits : 2

Optional Courses

  MEASUREMENTS & SPECIFICATIONS-CIVIL WORKS Credits : 2
  FOUNDATION DESIGN Credits : 2
  STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS Credits : 2
  PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 9.

Semester 10

Core Courses

  CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT II Credits : 2
  PROJECT II Credits : 3

Optional Courses

  WASTE WATER ENGINEERING Credits : 2
  TIMBER & PRESTRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURES Credits : 2
  ADVANCED TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING Credits : 2
  FOUNDATION ON PROBLEMATIC SOILS Credits : 2
  CONSTRUCTION COSTS & FINANCIAL CONTROL Credits : 2
  ESTIMATING & TENDERING FOR CIVIL WORKS Credits : 2

Elective Courses

    No Elective courses present in this Program for Semester 10.
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