HOD Message of Civil Engineering Department
Dr. Upain Kumar Bhatia (Professor and Head, Department of Civil Engineering)
Welcome to the webpage of Department of Civil Engineering at Amritsar Group of Colleges, Amritsar. Civil Engineering is the spine of all infrastructural facilities, from a small house to huge dams through the network of highways, canals, railways, smart cities, bridges, tunnels, flyovers, power plants, industrial setups and manufacturing units. The young engineering aspirants, who wish to make their career in the field of Civil Engineering, are welcome to the department of Civil Engineering at ACET Amritsar, under the aegis of Amritsar Group of Colleges. The department offers BTech and MTech programs in Civil Engineering. Our undergraduate curriculum is not only a perfect blend of theoretical and practical aspects of varied disciplines of civil engineering such as structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering, and water resources engineering, surveying, but also provides values based education, inculcating the qualities of a responsible engineer who can undertake any challenging project with right understanding towards holistic development of the society.
The PG curriculum offers a systematic and holistic blend of advance Civil Engineering subjects with a flexibility to choose the specialization through research based project work and dissertation. Our faculty has fundamental competencies to teach in all the above fields along with the support of our state of art laboratories and dedicated staff members. To keep updated with the latest technologies, the department provides free of cost access to latest professional software such as STAAD Pro, STAAD Foundation, Open Roads, MicroStation, SewerGEMS and WaterGEMS for home use for all UG/PG students. Further facilitated by hand-on projects, field visits, realtime Survey camp with latest equipment like total station, Full semester Industrial and software training, and Industry-academic interaction, our students are not only highly sought after graduates by the industries in India and abroad and well taken by foreign universities for higher studies, but also have proved to be successful entrepreneurs and running their start-ups right after their graduation.
I welcome the students to the department of Civil Engineering at AGC Amritsar for an excellent learning experience.