Civil Engineering
College in Bangalore


4 Years, 8 Semesters

Case studies and problem-based learning, brainstorming, group discussions, industrial training seminars and projects.


Placed in organizations specialising in products and services

Related to automobile industry, software solutions, product and technology.


Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade

Equivalent with Physics, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects.

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Civil Engineering

The primary objective of B.E in Civil Engineering program at HKBK College of Engineering is to produce the well-balanced civil engineers who have excelled in varied fields, ranging from academics to project management. HKBK is one of the best civil engineering colleges in Bangalore that offers the best programs designed as per international standards. The course comprises of practical training, guest lectures and industrial visits along with project work and exposure to several civil engineering software programs.

Being the top civil engineering college in Karnataka, we offer specialized knowledge ranging from geotechnical engineering to structural engineering. The important subdivisions of this field include irrigation engineering, structural engineering transportation engineering, hydraulic engineering etc.

Unique methodology for enriched learning
The teaching methodology at HKBK ensures a perfect balance of theory and practical learning. The department has well-equipped labs for enriching the practical learning experience of the students. The graduates at HKBK are well prepared to solve the current civil engineering problems and have ability to adapt to the future problems in the related field.

The civil engineering program teaches students the fundamentals of engineering design and the potential applications related to the field. The program is brilliantly designed and caters to the learning requirements of the students from basic to advanced level. On completion of the civil engineering course at HKBK, graduates can apply their knowledge and skills to solve various civil engineering challenges. They can flourish their careers in areas of irrigation, structural design, planning, design and construction of roads, bridges, tunnels etc. We have academic collaboration with some industries for practical training of our students that help them understand the concepts easily.


  • Duration: 4 years
  • Semester I and II: Common for all branches

Eligibility for Civil Engineering

  • Qualification: Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent with Physics, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry or Electronics or Computer Science with a minimum of 45% marks taken together in Physics, Mathematics and any one of the optional subjects.
  • Candidates can apply both under General and Foreign/NRI categories


There are massive career avenues for Civil Engineers both domestically and internationally.

  • Technician-Bridge Design/ Building Material/ Concrete/ Construction/ Environmental/ Highway/ Land use/Highway Traffic/ Road/ Measures/ Noise Reduction/ Solid Waste Disposal/ Structural Engineering/ Urban Planning/ Water Distribution System/ Pollution Control/ Environmental/ Agriculture/ Architectural
  • Technologist- Civil Engineering Design/ Civil Engineering Studies/ Construction/ Foundation/ Material Testing/ Structural Design/ Soil Testing/ Traffic/ Waste Disposal
  • Construction Requirement Writer/ Construction Specifications Writer/ Structural Investigator/ Supervisor

Civil Engeneering HOD

Dr. Syed Abu Sayeed Mohammed

H.O.D Civil Engineering Department

HKBK College of Engineering, Bangalore


Civil Department was established in the year 2012 in HKBK college of Engineering. The department has well established labs and research facility available and has achieved remarkable in research and academics, the student are groomed and made to develop skills in a jaunty atmosphere of the department.

Civil Department being the youngest of all the engineering courses has proved to be among the active branches in HKBK CE. The department has successfully completed a DST project in collaboration with the chemistry department and has published papers in Tier 1 journals and has gained strong hold on research capabilities. The department even has an Indian Patent to its credit. The department is continuously moving ahead with a zeal of setting landmarks in innovation, service and research.


  •   To transform the department into a centre of excellence, producing quality civil engineers for the nation and for humanity with special emphasis towards sustainable development equipped with knowledge, skill, character and capability to compete at all levels


  •   To provide high quality technical education and training with research aptitude to the budding civil engineers, to nurture excellent civil engineering skills, human and social values, enhance national and global competence

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

    PEO-1: To produce, through quality education and emphasis on sustainable development, highly capable civil engineers equipped with strong civil engineering and allied fundamentals necessary to face the professional competition and achieve excellence.
    PEO-2:To produce civil engineers who can demonstrate their logical reasoning, qualitative ability, analytical and design skill with research aptitude to apply the principles of mathematics, basic science and engineering in effectively over coming civil engineering problems and challenges to their professional career.
    PEO-3:To produce civil engineers with practical knowledge, positve attitude, sense of responsibility and strong professional and moral ethics clubbed with zeal of lifelong learning and research.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO's)

    PSO-1 :Develop/Demonstrate strong problem-solving and communication skill.
    PSO-2 : Achieve leadership position in technical or managerial area.
    PSO-3 :Demonstrate initiative and innovative thinking in project work.
    PSO-4 :Maintain a keen awareness of ethical, social, environmental, and global concerns.
    PSO-5 :Remain engaged in continuing learning, including advanced degree.

Course Structure


DEB Projects, JMC Projects, Secon Survey, Sobha Developers, Digital India Ltd., Puravankara Projects, TRC India Ltd., Chaitanya Constructions, L&T, Nagarjuna Constructions, Brigade Group, PWD, CPWD, Pollution Board, BWSSB, BBMP, BDA.



Sl.No Staff Name Designation Qualification Experience
1 Dr. Syed Abu Sayeed Mohammed Prof. and HOD M-tech, Ph.D. 20 years
2 Mohammed Abdul Lateef Asst Prof M-tech 9 years
3 Mubarak Ali Asst Prof M-tech 6 years
4 M Nihar Asst Prof M-tech 5 years
5 Mohammed Shahbaaz Asst Prof M-tech 2 years
6 Krati Sharma Asst Prof M-tech 3 years
7 Manoj V P Asst Prof M.Sc, M-tech 1 years
8 Jayakarunya S Asst Prof M-tech 3 years
9 BidishaChakrabarti Asst Prof M-tech 4 years
10 AdilNadeemHussain Asst Prof M-tech 3 years
11 Syed Ahamed Asst Prof M-tech 4 years
12 Iyona Nair S Asst Prof M-tech 8 years
13 Mohammed Ishaq Shah Instructor B.E 1 year
14 Mohamed Arif Attender
Engineering Knowledge Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
Problem Analysis Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyse complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
Design/ Development of Solutions Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet t h e specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
Conduct investigations of complex problems The problems that cannot be solved by straightforward application of knowledge, theories and techniques applicable to the engineering discipline.
Modern Tool Usage Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
The Engineer and Society Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
Environment and Sustainability Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
Ethics Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
Individual and Team Work Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
Communication Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
Project Management and Finance Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
Life-long Learning Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Geotechnical engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering that analyzes the physical, mechanical and chemical properties of “earth materials” (i.e. Soil, sub-soils, and rock).The laboratory is equipped with all modern machineries. Here the student’s theoretical knowledge is reinforced with practical problems. By performing all the experiments students will able to get the knowledge regarding Summary of all subsurface exploration data, including subsurface soil profile, exploration logs, laboratory or in situ test results, and ground water information and Interpretation and analysis of the subsurface data and Specific engineering recommendations for design, Discussion of conditions for solution of anticipated problems; and Recommended geotechnical special provisions.


Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to protect and utilize natural resources, control environmental pollution, improve environmental quality to enable healthy ecosystems and comfortable habitation of humans.The lab mainly deals with the determination of physio-chemical and bacteriological properties of water. This will also aid to determine optimum dosing for common physiochemical treatments. The lab contains relevant fundamental chemistry and biology concepts/theories and their applications in environmental engineering.


The main objective of this study is to help students in gaining the practical experience by exposing them to various techniques of field surveying.Surveying Lab -plays a vital role for enhancing the knowledge of an aspiring civil engineer. This lab course comprises of several experiments which are intended to make the students to understand and gain familiarity with latest surveying techniques.


The objective of concrete laboratory is to determine the physical properties of building construction materials like cement, fine and coarse aggregate. The tests include determination of specific gravity, fineness, normal consistency, setting times, workability and soundness of cement, fineness modulus of fine and coarse aggregate, strength of cement mortar, cement concrete. Students can design the mix, make the specimens and test the same for their respective strengths and will also be able to infer the suitability of bitumen materials for construction of road.


CAD Lab of this department was established for concept to study the detailed working drawings of structures. This lab is to primarily facilitate students to evolve concepts and convert it into a complete product. Department covers CAD and STAAD-PRO (Structure analysis and design software) which benefits the students to study the design and detailing of structures and its components.


Engineering geology studies may be performed during the planning, environmental impact analysis, civil or structural engineering design, value engineering and construction phases of public and private works projects, and during post-construction and forensic phases of projects.


Hydraulics Lab deals with the working and measurement of flow rates and discharge parameters of the flowing water. The Hydraulics lab is well equipped with equipment to find different properties of water.


Material testing testifies the safety of use of materials in the construction and its efficiency in performance. The Basic material testing lab deals with tension testing, compression testing, torsion testing, hardness testing, bending and shear testing equipment.


The department has been active in R & D activities and has following achievements Establishment of a research centre in 2013 and the following 5 students have registered for their doctoral programs and are in various stages of completion

  1. Kotresha K, “Heavy metal immobilization by nano metal oxide amendment in contaminated red soil and black cotton soil” VTU Full time Ph.D
  2. Mubarak Ali, “Effect of Fly Ash Ageing on Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Properties of Soil Mixtures” VTU part time Ph.D.
  3. Irfan Ulla Shariff, “Bio - stabilization; sustainable perspective for treating expansive soils.” VTU part time Ph.D.
  4. iv. Mohammed Abdul Lateef, “Improvement in geotechnical properties of problematic soils using organic based stabilizers” VTU part time Ph.D.
  5. Madhushree KJ, “Theoretical and experimental evaluation of enhancement in geotechnical properties of soil using bio stabilizers” VTU part time Ph.D.


Student Development Programmes(SDP) Conducted:

    Invited Talk organized for the students of civil engineering on the topic “Technology and Ethics” by the speaker Mr. Syed Shahid Hashmi of Unacadamy

Industrial Visits:

    Students visited the newly commissioned 5 MW solar power plant for which panels have spread across 25 acres. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned a 5-Mw grid-connected solar power plant at Shivasamudram near Mandya.
    Visit to Power generating station Shivanasamudra.
    Visit to Karnataka State Remote Sensing Centre (Open Elective 2017).
    Visit to Prestige Constructions Yelahanka Project site.
    Visit to TK Halli Water treatment Plant.
    Staff training for newly set up labs and practise sessions for all the faculty during vacations.
    A visit to Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) – Gunite plant at Yellahanka, Bangalore station .

Best Projects


A study on enhancement of geotechnical properties of Nano calcium silicate (NCS) amended soils Ms. M Nihar& Dr. Syed Abu Sayeed Mohammed AnugnaYadav
T.Vinod Kumar


Studies on almond shell amended expansive soil as a prospective geotechnical material Dr. Syed Abu Sayeed Mohammed BurhanUlWafa
Aqsa Bashir
Syed ZahidNabi
Adil Ahmad Handoo


Feasibility study on Self-Sustaining Green Colony Dr. Syed Abu SayeedMohammed Mohammed FurhanShariff
Mohammed Imran
Muhammad Umar Sharieff
Shoaib Khan M

Various Other Events (Attended/Organized)

Faculty Name Seminar/FDP/Workshop etc attended and detail of publication if any Date Place
Jaya Karunya 1. Workshop on syllabus discussion of CBCS scheme February 2018 BNMIT, Bangalore
2. FDP - Autonomization of HKBK (CBCS) June 2018 HKBKCE, Bangalore
3. Workshop - Internationalization - a paradigm shift December 2018 Ambedkar Institute of technology, Bangalore
2."MOODLE" by VTU Belagavi April 2018 HKBKCE, Bangalore
Mubarak Ali 1.Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) September 2018 GMIT, Davanagere.
3.FDP- "Understanding Adolescents" February 2018 HKBKCE,Bangalore
4.FDP on Research methodologies and technical paper presentation March 2016 HKBKCE,Bangalore
BidishaChakrabarti 1.Seminar on “Writing technical papers” October,2017 Reva University
2.Annual Conference Of IRC(Indian Road congress) November,2017 Palace ground ,Bangalore
3.Annual conference of KSTA (Karnataka Science and Technological Academy) January,2018 Reva University
4.Paper presented in Reva research Conclave March,2018 Reva University
5. Paper publication:
Two-dimensional Slope stability analysis with varying slope angle and slope height by PLAXIS-2D
November,2017 JETIR – International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research
6.Paper publication:
Two-Dimensional Slope Stability Analysis by Plaxis-2d
March,2018 Reva University
FDP on Software Application Lab July 2018 Rajarajeswari Institute of Technology, Bangalore
Guided a Project which qualified for Finals in State Level Student Project Program by KSCST August 2018 Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere.
AdilNadeemHussain 1.Remodelling of Water distribution network 2015 IJCRD- International journal of combined research and development.
2.Comparative analysis of water distribution network remodelled by EPANET and LOOP Program 2016 IJERD-International journal of Engineering research and development, SVIT, Hyderabad.
FDP- "Understanding Adolescents" February-2018 HKBK CE Bangalore
Presented a Paper on “Strength Characteristics of Nano Calcium Silicate, Fly Ash and Lime
Blended Tropical Soils”
March-2018 OrlandoUSA
International Foundation Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE)-2018 March-2018 OrlandoUSA
“New model Curriculum for first year BE/ detailed syllabus (2018-19) as per Outcomes (CO) and Bloom’s Taxanomy” May-2018 BNMIT - Bangalore


Course Duration: 4 years (8 semester)

Civil engineering focuses on the infrastructure of the world which include Water works, Sewers, Dams, Power Plants, Transmission Towers/Lines, Railroads, Highways, Bridges, Tunnels, Irrigation Canals, River Navigation, Shipping Canals, Traffic Control, Mass Transit, Airport Runways, Terminals, Industrial Plant Buildings, Skyscrapers etc.


As a Civil Engineer, you will deal with the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure such as buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, dams, river & shipping lanes, industrial & power plants. Though civil engineers also supervise construction of built environments, they normally are not involved in the design of the same.


Upon completion of the Civil Engineering (CE) programme, students will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of civil engineering technology.
  • Utilize graphic techniques to produce engineering documents.
  • Conduct standardized field and laboratory testing on civil engineering materials.
  • Function on multidisciplinary teams, working cooperatively, respectfully, creatively, and responsibly as a member of a team.
  • Utilize modern surveying methods for land measurement and/or construction layouts.
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibilities in civil engineering practice.
  • Communicate effectively by oral, written, and graphical means.
  • Understand and analyze the impact of civil engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
  • Recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning.
  • Determine forces and stresses in elementary structural systems.
  • Use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for civil engineering practice.vEstimate material quantities for technical projects.
  • Perform economic analyses and cost estimates related to design, construction, operations and maintenance of systems in the civil technical specialties.


Engineering Mechanics, Soil Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, Engineering Geology , Fluid, Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Surveying, Concrete Technology, Environmental Engineering, Building Materials and Technology, Hydraulics, Design of Steel Structures.

Important Laboratories

Structural Analysis
Transportation Engineering
Concrete Lab
Fluid Mechanics

Major Equipment’s Available:

Elongation Test
Marshal stability Test
CBR Apparatus
Bulk density apparatus
Dorr abrasion test
Liquid limit & plastic limit device
Proctor’s coup action
Coefficient of permeability soils
Unconfined compressive strength
Unconsolidated trixial strength
Vicats Apparatus
Slump test apparatus
Compaction factor Apparatus
Needle vibrator
Concrete test hammer
Vibrating Sieve Shaker with Onset Sieves
Hot air over (18*18*18)
PH Meter Digital
Turbidity Meter
Conductivity Meter
B.o.D Meter
C.O.D Meter
Muffle furnace
UV Visible spectro photometer
Jar Test Apparatus
Casa Grande Apparatus
Compaction Test – High/Low
Bomb Integrator(Rough meter)

Survey Instruments:

Automatic Level
Dumpy Level
Vernier Theodolite
Military Theodolite
Kern Theodolite
Wild Theodolite
Electronic Theodolite
Auto Reduction Tachometer
Telescopic Alidade
Prismatic Compass


The placements at HKBK hold an impressive recruitment record since its inception. HKBK students are well placed and are found across industries around the country.


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