4th International Conference on
Civil Engineering Trends and Challenges for Sustainability – (CTCS 2022)
December 22 & 23, 2022
International Conference on “Civil Engineering Trends and Challenges for Sustainability” (CTCS 2022) is a platform for exchange of knowledge from both individual and interdisciplinary researches pertaining to Civil Engineering Challenges and Sustainability. This International Conference aims to bring together the Researchers, Scientists, Engineers, Scholar and Students for providing International forum for the dissemination of original research results in the area of various strategies employed in Civil Engineering Challenges and Sustainable development for the societal benefit.
The core themes of the conference include:
Sustainable Construction Technology & Building Materials;
Recent Advances in Structural Engineering;
Recent Advances in Transportation Engineering;
Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering;
Recent Advances in Environmental Engineering;
Recent Advances in Water Resources Engineering;
RS & GIS Applications;
Recent Advances in Earth Sciences
About NITTE (Deemed to be University)
Nitte (Deemed-to-be University) has its roots in a group of Institutions established by the
Nitte Education Trust. The Trust was established in 1979 by one of India’s respected
Statesman, Late Justice KS Hegde, Supreme Court Judge and Speaker of Lok Sabha, with
the mission of empowering rural youth through quality education and healthcare. The
Trust has established 36 institutions spread in three campuses at Nitte, Mangaluru and
Bengaluru. It offers education in diverse areas of learning including health professions
education, engineering, management, humanities, general education, vocational training,
and school/pre-university education.
The University offers a total of 98 programs in the disciplines of engineering, medicine,
allied health sciences, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physiotherapy, speech and audiology,
biological sciences, media & communication, commerce, science, management and
Architecture. It has 10,000+ students, over 875 faculty members and over 2475 support
staff on roll. The University campuses are spread over 52 acres in Deralakatte-Paneer
areas of Mangaluru and 110 acres in Nitte.
The University received A+ Grading in NAAC accreditation in 2021. It has been
consistently placed in the Top 70-80 rank band in NIRF. The University is placed in the
401 to 450 Rank Band in the QS Rankings for Asia Region. It has received Diamond rating
in the QS I-Gauge India Ratings. The Constituent colleges of the university have good
standing in their disciplines in the NIRF rankings. In 2021, the dental college was ranked
6th and the medical college and pharmacy colleges were ranked 45th in NIRF. All the
Undergraduate Programs of NMAMIT are accredited by NBA. Further, the BPharm
program of the University is accredited by NBA. The teaching hospital is accredited by
both NABH and NABL.
About the Institute
itte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology (NMAMIT), is an offcampus Institution located at Nitte, Karkala offering UG, PG and Doctoral programs of
Nitte (Deemed to be University). It currently offers 10 UG programs in engineering, 8
M.Tech programs, MBA and MCA programs. All the UG programs are accredited by NBA,
New Delhi. The Institute is ISO 9001:2015 certified and is also accredited by NAAC, with
‘A’ grade. The institute is ranked 138 in the NIRF ranking (Engg. Institutes)-2021, Govt. of
India. The Institute has been awarded “Diamond” rating by QS I-GAUGE Indian Institute
Ratings. The college has signed MoU with reputed industries, research organizations, and
foreign universities to promote close interaction in areas of recent technologies, research
& development, and skill development programs.
About the Department
The Civil Engineering department started in 1987 with a UG programme with an intake
of 60. Annual Intake has been increased to 120 from the academic year 2012-13. Two
year Post Graduation degree programme, M.Tech in Construction Technology was
started in 2010 with an intake of 18 and M.Tech in Structural Engineering in the year
2017 with an intake of 24. It is also recognized as a Research Centre offering M.Sc.
(Engg.) and Ph.D., programmes. Presently 12 research scholars are pursuing their Ph.D.
in the department. The department has been accredited by NBA for 3 years + 1 year of extension till June 2022. In addition to this, the Departmental Students Association (OCEAN) organizes seminars, workshops, educational tours, design competitions for civil engineering students. The department is undertaking consultancy in quality control and structural design. The department is recognized as IIRS (ISRO) Outreach Centre. The department has taken up Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology (KSCST) funded projects. Department is also working on Development of Masonry blocks and Paver blocks using Industrial waste materials under Karnataka New Age Incubation Centre, NMAMIT funded by Dept. of IT, BT, S & T, Govt. of Karnataka.