The Civil Engineering Department at the PAPT is one of the top, second to none in the whole of Mangalore region in terms of faculty and facilities. We are proud to have students from India and abroad (NRI). In view of the requirement of large number of Civil Engineers due to huge investment by Government of India in infrastructure development, the Department of Civil Engineering was started from the academic year 2010. The department has been imparting quality education to meet the technological advancement and industrial requirements.
Our motto at the Civil Engineering Department is to: "Bridge the gap between academia and industry". The Civil Engineering Department provides state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure facilities to achieve this motto by providing our expertise in teaching and learning to our students in order to shape their character as professional, future efficient and effective civil and construction engineers. The department is having six different laboratories equipped with advanced and sophisticated equipments like Total Station, Universal Testing Machine, compression testing machine, triaxial and consolidation testing units. Computer lab is having licensed softwares like ETABS STAADPRO, AUTOCAD etc. which the students can use for analysis, design & drawing of structures. Civil Engineering Association has been established so that the students can take part in these association activities and enrich their technical knowledge and also improve their confidence level through addressing, gathering, group discussions. It has infrastructural facilities for carrying out various tests on all building materials, Soil and Water samples. As a part of consultancy the department offers services like topographical survey including contouring, analysis and design of concrete and steel structures, Water sample analysis, quality assurance inspection and building materials testing for many private, state and central government organization.