Civil Engineering department was one and only department at the time of establishment. It is the oldest and finest department offering courses of B.Tech. and M.Tech. in various specializations. The department also offers dual degree programmes in collaboration with Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok. The well experienced faculty & the labs are the strength and asset to the department. The alumni of the department had made their way into the most successful Engineers & Entrepreneurs in the world. To name a few, Padma Vibhushan Dr. E. Sreedharan, Dr. Murthy V. A. Bondada etc., Some of them are serving the department as faculty. Most of the faculty is holding Doctorates and some are in the process of acquiring them. The faculty has been serving the University & College at various levels such as Rector, Principal of the college, Director of Evaluation, Chief Engineer, Director of Sports & Games, Director of Foreign Universities Relations, Director of Faculty Development center, Director of Industrial Consultancy and in various activities of Administration. The consultancy works offered by the department has fetched a great reputation. Some of important clients include APCRDA, Polavaram Irrigation Project, ONGC, Kakinada Port Project, Sri Shakthi Gas Limited besides World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
SACC refers to the Student Actuated Club of Civil Engineering. Formerly it is called as Sir Arthur Cotton club of Civil Engineering. The main aim of the club is to rise the innermost thoughts and talents of students of our department by conducting several events like Elocution, Debate, Group discussions etc. The activities and maintenance of this body is purely done by 3rd year Civil Engineering students under the guidance of Dr. K.Padma Kumari Madam
In SACC , there are 4 streams and we call them as NETS.
N for Non- technical
E for Entertainment
T for Technical
S for Service.
In Non technical stream we are conducting Seminars, Debates, Elocution, Pen power, Essay writing etc.,
In Technical stream we are conducting Presentations, Paper conferral, Group discussions, Exhibo etc.,
In Entertainment stream we are conducting culturals on special occasions like New year and other. Treasure hunt is also conducted by SACC. In sports, we are conducting games also like Cricket, Volley ball for boys and Dodge ball and Throw ball for girls.
In Service stream, we are conducting plantation and cleaning our department. And distribution of clothes to the people in need. Eco workshops which includes eco friendly design of structures and buildings.