This Department was the first to be founded in 1947 and it has the distinction of being the first in the entire region of North Karnataka. Apart from its pioneering achievements, the alumni of the Civil Engineering Department have been successful professionals who have carved a niche for themselves, throughout the world. In addition to a distinguished faculty, the Department has well-equipped laboratories and other support infrastructure that is constantly upgraded to adapt to the changing technologies. Our school’s most valued asset are the experienced faculty with qualifications from IITs, NITs and foreign universities. The school has a reputed and fully equipped consultancy cell which takes up various projects in and around North-Karnataka region.

An array of sophisticated facilities in various areas such as – ETABS, SAP 2000, AutoCAD, Primavera P6, surveying, FEA, GIS, Pavement Research, Environmental Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering ensure that students derive benefits from using them. Constant appraisal and feedback combined with a system of counselling, monitors the progress of each student. The Society of Civil Engineers provide an active forum that extends beyond the curriculum.

Our Vision

The KLE Tech – School of Civil Engineering will excel and lead in education, research and innovation; contributing to the advancement of design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure to enhance the quality of life for humanity in a sustainable way.

Our Mission

  1. To create an outstanding learning experience through rigorous curriculum of theory and practice that develops students’ technical and professional skills to succeed in a wide range of careers.
  2. To Continually advance research through a culture of discovery, creativity, and innovation to benefit the humankind.
  3. To serve as highly capable resources to society, the profession through professional organizations, consultancy and continuing education.

Our Core Values

Students Life

During their stay at campus students are molded for their overall development to face the challenges of demanding profession.


School of Civil and Environmental engineering is one of the oldest department equipped with state of the art laboratories to conduct various experimental tests and research.


School has strongest alumni network. All the professors have vast experience in consulting industrial projects also.


School offers consultancy services to various departments of state government, central government, and private bodies.