Civil Engineering at SUB

The Department of Civil Engineering, SUB launched its journey in the Spring 2009 semester and offered a 4-year undergraduate program in Civil Engineering. As per academic calendar, the first batch of students graduated in Fall 2012. Since then up to Fall 2018, thirteen batches have graduated. The program starts with foundation courses in basic sciences, mathematics, humanities, social sciences and management with basic courses in Civil Engineering. Subsequently, specialization takes place in the fields of Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering. The curriculum is designed to provide the students with a strong theoretical background along with laboratory experiences, projects, and practical work/ internship.

The department has dedicated itself to providing quality education, encouraging faculty, staff and student to a strong commitment to excellence. For technical education, especially for Civil Engineering, the department always gives importance on laboratory facilities, professional training or internship, and project. In the CE department of SUB, the courses dependent on laboratories start from the very first semester and continue up to the graduation. The department provides full-fledged laboratory facilities for its students. The internship that the students have to complete with an industry/organization before she/he graduates help her/him to grow in confidence to work in real life situations.

The department has always been trying to provide complete Civil Engineering education with class lectures, laboratory demonstrations, quality research work, and a professional internship. Eventually the Civil Engineering program, SUB has been accredited by the Board of Accreditation of Engineering and Technical Education (BAETE). The graduates of this department have been admitted in the postgraduate program of the country’s premier engineering university, and in reputed universities abroad. In 2018, an external peer review team of UGC’s Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) gave the department an overall judgment “Very Good” based on the academic quality aspects.

As an advance step to encourage higher education and quality research within the department and meet demands in the job market, the department is going to launch its postgraduate (Masters) program. To face the challenge of the twenty-first century, the department is committed to continue and improve its overall feature to produce quality Civil Engineers.

Contact Information:

Department of Civil Engineering

Southern University of Bangladesh

Admission Office: 739 /AMehedibag, Road, Chittagong 4000

University: +880 1911 882764

Permanent Campus: Arefin Nagar, BayezidBostami, Chittagong

Civil Department: +880 19 74 654 654

E-mail: info@southern.edu.bd