B.Tech. (Civil Engineering)

About the Course

It will also give you an opportunity to study subjects of growing importance with which the civil engineer is confronted in the changing economic and environmental climate. This course provides an opportunity to broaden and extend understanding of construction industry issues not normally covered in undergraduate studies.

Career Prospects

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Civil engineering is the oldest engineering discipline after military engineering, and it was defined to distinguish it from military engineering. It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, coastal engineering, surveying, and construction engineering. Civil engineering takes place on all levels: in the public sector from municipal through to federal levels, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies.

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects; Chemistry, Biology, Bio-technology, Computer Science, are eligible to pursue B.Tech course. Students who have passed diploma in any engineering trade from the Punjab State Board of Technical Education.

Lateral Entry to Second Year

The minimum qualification for admission to 2nd year/ 3rd semester of the B.Tech. degree courses is as under:

  1. All those candidates who have passed the diploma in Engg. Technology in any branch (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any Institution of Punjab / other State and have Punjab Domicile with a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ ST 40% J or equivalent grade point are eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course. Provided, however, if some seats remain vacant even after considering all the aforesaid candidates, then candidates from outside Punjab who have passed the diploma in any branch of Engineering/ Technology (as per list attached in Information Brochure of PTU) from any other institution in tne country, affiliated to any recognized Board witn a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate (for SC/ST 40% ] or equivalent grade point shall also be eligible for admission to various disciplines of B.E. / B. Tech. course provided diploma courses in Engineering £ Technology have been approved by AICTE.
  2. The candidate must possess a good moral character. He / She must fulfill the conditions mentioned in Punjab Government Notification No. 35/44/95-fT(2]/978 dated 21.3.2003 incorporated in PTU, CET Brochure. He / She must fulfill the requirements laid down by PTU. He/ She is a citizen of India. 10% seats of total intake of each branch are filled in second year out of which 33.3% seats are reserved as management quota which are filled directly by the college. Admissions to all seats are made on the interse meritin qualifying exam.

Admission Procedure

Admission is carried out on the basis of AIEEE rank for Punjab domiciles and for students belonging to other states through online counseling conducted by PTU, Jalandhar. 66.6% seats form the State Quota while 33.3% seats in each discipline are reserved for Management Quota. Admissions to all seats are made on the basis of merit of AlEEE/10+2 marks.