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Date: 01/10/18 to 03/10/18
Class: II Year, III Year & IV Year CIVIL
No. of students benefitted: 56
Visiting Places:  1.Krishnarajasagara Dam (Mysore), 2.Harangi Dam (Coorg) and 3.Vishweshwaraiah Museum (Bangalore).

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A SEMINAR ON “Recent trends in construction technology” (Building lifting technique using jacks method)

Department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on Building lifting technique using jacks on 25 th September 2018. The programme began with invocation.  K.Balaji Ganesh, IV year, Department of Civil Engineering welcomed the gathering and gave a brief introduction about the chief guest Mr.A. Anbil Tharmalingam. Dr. S.Uma Maheswaran – Principal honoured the chief guest who is a registered civil engineer with specialization in Environmental Engineering and building design. The program resumed with the chief guest taking over the diaz.

Mr.A. Anbil Tharmalingam explained about the importance and need of raising building levels using jacks than demolition. He discussed about the cost factor involved in a building being totally demolished and partially remodeled to increase the level of the building. He also gave an idea to the students on how to select an appropriate building to be raised  using jacking techniques and shared   his views on recent research in this field and need for requirement of buildings which should be user friendly, economical, socially relevant and environmental safe.  He even explained about the placement of jacks at critical points, transfer of point loads to uniformly distributed loads with the help of steel channels filled with chips. He also gave a clear view of how the building is raised uniformly feet after feet using the jacks. He showed a video demonstration of house raising using jacks. He concluded his lecture by encouraging the students to become smart people by creating smart structures and use latest construction techniques to sustain in this field. He also discussed the advantages and disadvantages of building lifting techniques.

A questionnaire session was conducted after this, where the students had interacted with Mr A.Anbil Tharmalingam and clarified their doubts on the difficulties and critical usage of jacks in lifting building. Mr A.Anbil Tharmalingam appreciated the involvement of students and answered their queries.Director Mr SR.Vijay Shrinivas presented a memento to the chief guest. R.Leo Franklin, IV year civil department presented the vote of thanks.

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Civil Engineering Students got 3 University Ranks in April/May 2017 Anna University Examinations

The department of Civil Engineering congratulates rank achievers in the Anna University Examinations April / May 2017.

1.S.Rakku@Indhu (CGPA-8.74) -First class with Distinction- 40th rank(B.E Civil Engineering)

2.S.Vijayaganth (CGPA-8.74) -First class with Distinction- 40th rank. (B.E Civil Engineering)

3.G.Aathilakshmi (CGPA-8.63) -First class with Distinction- 31st rank. (M.E Structural Engineering)

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Congratulations to Pragatheesh Kumar

We are happy to congratulate our student Mr.B.Pragatheesh Kumar,IV year,Department of Civil Engineering who secured First Prize in the event "Real Time Problem Solving contest in Civil Engineering field",Conducted by Builder's Association of Indian Students Chapter at Thiagarajar College of Engineering,Madurai on 24.01.2018.

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Date: 12/03/17 to 14/03/17
Class: III Year CIVIL
No. of students benefitted: 52
Site visited:  1. Mattupatty Dam(Munnar), 2.Malampuzha dam, 3.Chalakudy River diversion Scheme, 4.Cochin Power house and Cochin Port trust Kerala.

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Congratulations to Our Student Placed in JRR Civil Tech(Pvt) Limited

We are happy to congratulate our student Selvan.J.Joshua Sam, Dept of Civil Engineering who got placed in JRR Civil Tech (Pvt) Limited through Off-Campus drive with an annualized package of Rs.2,40,000 per year(i.e Rs 20,000 per month)

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The National Level Symposium “Intelectium'16” was organised by Vickram College of Engineering on 24.09.16 for the Department of Civil. The program started with invocation. Dr. Nagarajan, the Principal, Vickram College of Engineering and the honourable Chief guest  Dr. S. Nagan, Associate Professor, Thiagarajar College of Engineeringpresided over the inaugural function.          

In the Symposium's opening session, Ms.Revathi from Final year Civil Department, delivered the welcome address. Ms. Mona Nikkila from Final year Civil department gave the guest preamble. The chief guest was honoured by the Principal.  Dr. S. Nagan, Associate Professor, Thiagarajar College of Engineeringdelivered the chief guest address. He explained the main objective behind the symposiums, as it is a gateway to gain knowledge from one other by sharing.  His speech focused on creative thinking, team work and experiences the three important steps, which every student of Civil Engineering should take on their journey to be a successful Engineer. He also encouraged all the students to update themselves with the recent trends in Civil Engineering. He spoke at length about the opportunities to become a successful Civil Engineer and encouraged everyone to prepare for exams like GATE, SSC, UPSC. He also explained about several improvements in the field of construction and advised the students to be clear about the basic concepts of Civil Engineering. And this session covered all aspects to become a successful Engineer. Ms.Keerthana, Final Year Civil Department, delivered the vote of thanks. And the program was adjourned for the technical sessions.          

The second session started with technical activites, students from various institutions presented their research papers. And the students also had various events to bring out their technical knowledge. The Symposium series inspired young engineers to explore the needs of world. And the technical activities were adjourned for the valedictory function. Dr. Nagarajan, the Principal, Vickram College of Engineering gave the valedictory address and distributed the prizes. The program ended with the vote of thanks and with the national anthem.


The following events were conducted for the students from various colleges participated in the programme.

1. Paper presentation

2. Minute to win it

3. Clash of CAD

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The department of Civil Engineering congratulates rank achievers in the Anna university examinations April / May 2015.

M.Ramalakshmi (CGPA-8.80) -First class with Distinction- 26th rank.

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Date: 22/07/15 to 24/07/15
Class: III Year CIVIL
No. of students benefitted : 58
Companies Visited:  1. Mattupetty Dam(Munnar) 2. Cochin Power House and 3. Cochin Port Trust.

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