Jorhat Engineering College was established in 1960 with the Civil Engineering as its first UG course. Presently Civil Engg. Department has eight Laboratories — Hydraulics laboratory, Concrete Laboratory, Vibration Laboratory, Soil Mechanics Laboratory, Environmental Engg. Laboratory, Transportation Engg. Laboratory, Computational Laboratory, Geology & Remote sensing Laboratory in addition to the Survey Store and Metrology Centre . The department has its own Library and has a seminar/conference room. The department has a technical consultancy cell and is giving service to the various State/ Central Government Departments/ organizations like PWD, CPWD, Water Resource Department, Indian Railways, Air Force, ONGCL, OIL, NRL etc. The Department is running AICTE approved  P.G. course in Civil Engineering under the name “Design of Civil Engineering Structure” and has started its Ph.D programme.


The department will be a centre of excellence in creating highly competent civil engineers with professional ethics, social responsibility and entrepreneurial skills for sustainable development.


  1. To offer quality technical education in undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral level that enables student s in honing their professional skills.
  2. To provide a congenial, interactive and inspiring environment that enables students to develop innovative ideas, ethical values and entrepreneurial skills.
  3. To promote research initiatives to address regional and global problems
  4. To extend technical expertise to meet industrial and societal needs.


PEO1: The graduate will be professionally sound in various dimensions of Civil Engineering and allied fields and will be inclined to higher studies and research.

PEO2: The graduate will be a successful professional and be able to contribute to planning, design and construction of infrastructure projects, giving emphasis to alternate construction technology, green technology and environmental sustainability.

PEO3: The graduate will be a team leader/effective team member with ethical values and adaptive to any professional context with lifelong learning attitude.