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Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering in AITS Kadapa was established in the year 2010 with an intake of 60 students in B.Tech programme and subsequently increased to 120. Postgraduate programme (M.Tech) in the specialization of Structural Engineering was commenced from the year 2013 with an intake of 24. The Department of Civil Engineering moves with an ever enthusiastic zeal towards achieving proficiency in multiple dimensions such as core subject understanding, research, consultancy, and life skills. Students are encouraged to accomplish their goals through constant encouragement in both co-curricular and extra-curricular activities by the well qualified and experienced faculty. With the constant endeavor of the Civil Engineering fraternity equipped by state of the art laboratories and infrastructural facilities, the department is aimed to promote expertise in core civil subject areas and create awareness in the real-time applications of the learned subjects. The department would readily undertake consultancy works as a part of industry interaction and also organizes seminars/symposia for professional interaction. Students are encouraged to participate in various professional activities and support for frequent field visits in order to convert classroom knowledge to practical applications for the benefit of society.

  • Vision & Mission
  • HOD Profile
  • Faculty List
  • Consultancy Works
  • Student Achievements
  • Faculty Achievements
  • Departments Events
  • Laboratories

Vision & Mission


The department of civil engineering envisions becoming a nerve centre in developing highly competent civil engineers entwined with knowledge, technical skills and ethics to contribute to the sustainable society.


  • To prepare students for a Civil Engineering Profession by imparting technical knowledge and skills.
  • To elevate rural education seekers to pursue a career in the civil engineering profession by inculcating innovating thinking, students leadership abilities, research capabilities, and ethical values.
  • To enable the students to strike a perfect balance between professional and life skills.
  • To maintain a state of the art facilities to meet the academic, research and consultancy needs
  • To provide a collegiate environment for the faculty to constantly improve their skills in student training, consultancy, and research activities.



    Engineering Graduates will be able to:
  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.

HOD Profile

Dr. P. Sri Chandana, M.Tech, Ph.D (NTU, Taiwan), FIEHOD

Dr. P. Sri Chandana, M.Tech, Ph.D (NTU, Taiwan), FIE
Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering
Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences
KADAPA – 516003, Andhra Pradesh
+91 94916 32682

faculty list

Faculty List

S.No Name Designation Qualification AICTE_ID Date of Joining
1 Dr. P. Sri Chandana Professor & H.O.D M. Tech, Ph. D 1-1499685873 15.06.2012
2 Dr. P. Madan Mohan Reddy Associate Professor M. Tech, Ph. D 1-7352919501 02.12.2019
3 Smt. K. Chandrakala Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-3185221368 06.06.2016
4 Smt. G. Nirmala Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-3549132734 06.07.2017
5 Smt. B. Veera Mounika Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-7352625709 11.11.2019
6 Miss. S. Jasmine Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-43788167596 23.08.2023
7 Mr. G. Bharath Bushan Raju Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-9312370111 25.11.2019
8 Smt. T. Madhavi Latha Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-3573956397 01.12.2017
9 Mr. J. V. Sai Sumanth Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-7352625703 25.11.2019
10 Mr. C. Madhu Sudhan Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-7518340685 25.11.2019
11 Mr. Syed Mohammad Haneef Assistant Professor M. Tech 1-43745973156 01.08.2023

Consultancy Works

Consultancy Works

S.No Area or Nature of Consultancy Work Name of Client/Industry/Organization Progress of Work
1. Insitu density of GSB Thriveni earth movers Completed
2. Ground and municipal water quality parameters A.R. Enterprises Completed
3. Insitu density of soil Thriveni earth movers Completed
4. Compressive strength of cube Ultratech kadapa Completed
5. Compressive strength of concrete cube G.R.Construction, Railway Kodur. Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh Completed
6. Mix design of M30 grade concrete and testing by ACT and normal curing method for bridge foundation work. G.R.Construction, Railway Kodur. Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh Completed
7. Testing of soil by CBR method. Ikon villas ,Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh Completed
8. Testing on Concrete cubes G.R.Construction, Railway Kodur. Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh Completed
9. Testing on Concrete cubes DSR Function Hall, Palempalli Village Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh Completed

Consultancy Services

The college offers consultancy services in various engineering fields by experienced and well qualified faculty. These include testing of engineering materials and advices in various projects. All the laboratories are well equipped with modern equipment which are calibrated every year. The equipment / machinery are modernized and upgraded to meet the requirements and needs of the outside industry/organization.

A. Test on Concrete Sample
1. Mix design & compressive Strength of concrete
2. Split Tensile Test
3. Flexure Strength Test
4. Workability of Concrete Mix for each type with/without plasticizer
a) Slump Test
b) Compaction Factor Test
c) Vee- Bee Consistometer Test
5. Accelerated Curing Strength ( Set of 3 cubes)

B. Test on Cement Sample
1. Compressive Strength of cement
2. Consistency of Cement
3. Setting Time of Cement (Initial & Final)
4. Fineness of Cement
5. Soundness of Cement
6. Specific Gravity of Cement

C. Test on Coarse Aggregate
1. Sieve Analysis
2. Specific Gravity
3. Water Absorption
4. Bulk Density

D. Test on Fine Aggregate
1. Sieve Analysis
2. Specific Gravity
3. Water Absorption
4. Bulk Density
5. Bulking of sand
6. Silt Content

E. Test on Bricks sample
1. Sieve Analysis
2. Specific Gravity
3. Water Absorption
4. Bulk Density
5. Bulking of sand
6. Silt Content

Natural Moisture Content Bulk Density of Soil Dry Density of Soil Specific Gravity of Soil
Sieve Analysis (Dry) Hydrometer Analysis Atterberg’s Limit (L.L ,P.L ,P.I ,Flow Curve) Shrinkage Limit
Free Swell Index a) Standard Proctor’s Compaction Test
b) Modified Proctor’s Test
Field Dry Density (Core Cutter Method) Field Dry Density (Sand Replacement Method)
California Bearing Ratio Test (Unsoaked) California Bearing Ratio Test (Soaked) Permeability Test on Remoulded Samples Direct Shear Box Test
Unconfined Compression Test
Crushing Value Abrasion Value (Los-Angeles) Deval’s Attrition Value Impact Value
Shape Test Sieve Analysis & Gradation Penetration Test of Bitumen Ductility Test of Bitumen
Softening Point Test Flash & Fire Point Test

Student Achievements

Student Achievements

S.No Achievements
1 Vijay Kumar, Pavan Kumar and Khaleel Basha (2015-2019 batch) were selected for ILM company during campus placements.
2 Khaderbee and Swetha (2015-2019 batch) got placed in New Locus Drafting Solutions during campus drive on 12th Jan 2019.
3 S.Khaleel Basha was awarded with a cash prize by Ultratech cement company for scoring high in the Concrete Technology subject.
4 J.Premdeep and P.Pavan Kumar were placed in Qspire during campus drive held on 3rd March 2019.
5 Ten students from IV B.Tech department of civil engineering, has selected for the next level of 24 hrs TEKHACK 2018 conducted by JNTUA Pulivendula on 6th and 7th Sep 2018 and received participation certificate.
6 N.Hussain Basha, P.Pavan kumar.P.kesava Dasu nominated for road safety audit survey for NH65 & successfully submitted the Road safety audit report to Transport department Andhra Pradesh. The work is carried out under the guidance of N.Avinash Kumar Reddy & Dr.P.srichandana.
7 S.Khaleel Basha has been selected for the District level Technical Festival 2K18 for making a model on Lotus Leaf Surface like Cement Surface-A Sustainable Solution under the guidance of N.Avinash Kumar Reddy.
8 K.Manoj and Darshan Reddy IV B.Tech of civil has been awarded a cash prize by Ultratech Cement Company for getting the highest score in concrete technology subject in JNTUA examinations.
9 B.Sai charan and D.Samara Simha Reddy has been selected for the District level Technical Festival 2K18 for making a model on Pervious Concrete Pavement under the guidance of V.Lakshmi prasanna.
10 S.Johnson Premdeep, M.Praveen Kumar Reddy,M.Subhash,G.Venkata shiva,J.Venkata sai Praneeth has been selected for the District level Technical Festival 2K18 for making a model on Earth Quake Resistant Building under the guidance of G.Bhagyamma.
11 S.Khaleel Basha has been selected for the District level Technical Festival 2K18 for making a model on Lotus Leaf Surface like Cement Surface-A Sustainable Solution under the guidance of N.Avinash Kumar Reddy
12 K.Sai charan from IV B.Tech civil selected for internship for a period of 18-12-2017 to 17-05-2018 at Amara Raja Infrastructures private limited.
13 B.Sravani and P.Naga Lakshmi Devi, M.Tech students received prathibha awards for the year 2016-17 in Structural Engineering specialisation.
14 I.Sreekanth (11HM1A0124) pursuing M.S in Civil Engineering in the University of Bologna, Italy.
15 S.Md. Hayath Basha achieved Silver Medal in Mr. Kadapa body building competitions held at Kalakshetram on Feb 10th 2016.
16 2nd National Level Volley ball tournament runners (K. Jagadeesh and team) in R.G.M. Nandyal 19/02/2016-21/02/2016.
17 T.Kapil (12HM1A0121) got first prize in VIRAJE 2K16 for paper presentation at SVR Engg college Nandyal.
18 T.Kapil got third prize in paper presentation and second prize in technical quiz in YOGITECH 2K16 at Y.S.R. engineering college Proddutur.
19 NDT tests on Vontimitta and Nandalur Temple was conducted in association with IIT Chennai to check the stability of the structure by M.Tech students of 2013-15 batch.
20 Biomedical waste management project in Endocare, and Pinnamaneni Siddhartha hospitals was carried out by B.Tech students of 2011-15 batch.
21 3-D AUTO CAD drawings of Vontimitta, Nandalur, and Gandikota Madhavaraya Temples were prepared after a systematic survey with due permission from ASI of 2011-15 batch B.Tech students.
22 B.Tech students (2010-2014) participated and submitted traffic data of major hotspots of Kadapa to regional transport office, Kadapa.

Faculty Achievements

Faculty Achievements

S.No Achievements
1 Dr.P.Sri Chandana has been recognized as OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION IN REVIWING by the Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering an Elsevier Journal.
2 N.Avinash Kumar Reddy certified as Elite person in Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures (12 Week online course) from IIT Kharagpur from NPTEL online course during July-Dec 2018.(certificate is e-verifiable).
3 N.Avinash Kumar Reddy certified and successfully completed NPTEL online course in Advanced Concrete Technology (12 Week online course) from IIT Madras during July-Dec 2018. (Certificate is e-verifiable).
4 Valikala Lakshmi Prasanna certified and successfully completed NPTEL online course in Advanced Concrete Technology (12 Week online course) from IIT Madras during July-Dec 2018. (Certificate is e-verifiable).
5 N.Avinash Kumar Reddy Awarded International Young Scientist Award under the guidance of Dr.P.Sri Chandana for giving best poster and oral presentation on “Comparison of Self-Cleaning Efficiency of Fresh and Hardened Cement Mortar Surfaces Coated With Titanium Dioxide under Natural Sunlight” in 4th International Young Scientist Congress (IYSC-2018) organized by the International Science Community Association (ISCA) in Collaboration with Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati on 8th and 9th may 2018.
6 Visiting Professor at Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering (GIEE) of National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan from July-September (3 months period).

Departments Events

S.No National Technical Fest Jury for Technical Fest Seminar
1. SAMSLESHANA 2K19 Dr. P.Sri Chandana (Professor, AITS, Kadapa)
2. District level Technical Festival 2K18 Dr.R.V.Sudharshan Reddy (Professor & Principal SRIT College Proddutur,Kadapa)
Dr.P.Sri Chandana (Professor, AITS, Kadapa)
3. SAMSLESHANA 2K17 Dr.P.Sri Chandana (Professor, AITS, Kadapa)
4. SAMSLESHANA 2K16 Dr.Y.Sree Ramulu (Professor, AITS, Rajampeta, Kadapa)
5. SAMSLESHANA 2K15 Dr.N.Muni Lakshmi(Assistant Professor, SVUCE, SVU. Tirupathi)
6. SAMSLESHANA 2K14 Dr.S.Rajasekhar (Professor & Principal,SEAT, Tirupathi
S.No Guest Speaker Topic
1. Sri. K.Venkatraman (Regional Head Technical Services, Bijayawada, Ultratech Cement Pvt. Ltd) “Concrete Technology and site related issues” on 30th January 2019
2. Er.Sri.C.Prathap (Executive Engineer.T.G.P, Kadapa) “Nature for water” on 22nd March 2018
3. Er.Sri.M.Maruthi Mohan Reddy (Assistant Executive Engineer, Irrigation dept. Kadapa) “Scope for Academic-Industry Relationship in A.P-Regarding Water Resources Engineering” on 11 October 2017.
4. Dr.S.T.G.Raghukanth, (Associate Professor, Structural Engg. Division, IIT Madras, Department of Civil Enginnering) “Earth Quake Engineering” on 3rd February 2017.
5. Er.Sri.C.Prathap (Executive Engineer.T.G.P, Kadapa) “Water Resources in Y.S.R.Kadapa” on 23 August 2016
6. Dr.B.Nageswara Rao, (Professor, Structural Engg. Division, IIT Madras, Department of Civil Enginnering) “Concepts in Civil engineering” on 29 January 2016
S.No Date Occasion Event Participants
1 22.03.2019 World Water Day Awareness On Water Resources at S.V high School, Bayanapalli, Kadapa High school students- Elocution and Drawing competition



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