The MS program in Civil Engineering emphasizes the practical applications of four major fields of specialization i.e. Water Resources Engineering & Management, Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management and Environmental Engineering. The program offers engineers the opportunity to advance their skills in these specialized areas. The successful MS graduates may develop their careers in Research and Development, Industry, Academia, Consultancy Organizations etc.


  • A minimum of 16 years of education leading to B.Sc./ BS/ BE in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with undergraduate degree from non-relevant areas may be required to take some undergraduate courses to fulfill pre-requisite deficiencies as determined by the Graduate Admission Committee. The deficiency Cr. Hrs. will not be counted towards the minimum Cr. Hrs. requirement for the award of the MS degree.
  • Minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA or 50% marks
  • Admission Test / HEC Approved Test


A student admitted in this program will have to complete the degree requirements by following any one of the options given below:

AREACr. Hrs.
24 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with 06 Cr. Hrs. Thesis30
27 Cr. Hrs. Course Work with 03 Cr. Hrs. Project30
Course work only (10 Courses)30


A student can claim a specialization if he/she has completed 15 Cr. Hrs. including research work, if opted, from one of the specialization area courses offered by the department. Otherwise, on the completion of 30 Cr. Hrs. he/she will be awarded the MS degree without any specialization.


This is normally a two years program comprising of 4 semesters. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester in each year. The maximum duration to complete MS in Civil Engineering is 4 years.


A student is required to earn a minimum 3.00/4.00 CGPA on the completion of his degree requirements.


1. Water Resources Engineering and Management (WRE&M)

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE5143Advanced Hydraulics3
CE5113Advanced Hydrology3
CE5103Advanced Open Channel Hydraulics3
CE6133Design of Hydraulics Structures3
CE5153Drainage and Irrigation Engineering3
CE6203Flood Risk Assessment3
CE6193Hydro Power Development3
CE6123River Engineering3
CE5163Sediment Transport3
CE5173Stochastic Hydrology3
CE6213Water Management Computations3
CE5183Ground Water Development/Exploration3

2. Structural Engineering (SE)

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE5303Dynamics of Structures3
CE5313Fiber Reinforce Composites3
CE6323Computer Aided Analysis and Design of Structures3
CE6333Earthquake Engineering3
CE5343Structural Design Practice3
CE5353Matrics Analysis of Structures3
CE5363Bridge Engineering3
CE6373Pre-stressed Concrete Theory and Practice3
CE5383Domes, Shells and Space Structures3
CE5393Properties of Concrete and its Constituents3
CE6403Advanced Steel Structures3
CE5413Finite Element Methods for Structural Analysis3
CE6423Structural Fire Engineering3
CE6433Instability of Structures3
CE6443Seismic Design of Structures3
CE6453Performance based Seismic Design3
CE6463Design of Tall Structures3

3. Construction Engineering and Management (CE&M)

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE5803Advanced Construction Management3
CE5813Project Planning and Control3
CE5823Advanced Project Management for Construction Projects3
CE5833Construction and Safety Management3
CE5843Advanced Civil Engineering Practices3
CE6853Construction Economics and Financial Management3
CE6863Construction Contracts for Civil Engineers3
CE6873Sustainability in Construction Projects3
CE6883Engineering Management Techniques3
CE6893Project Risk Assessments and Decision Analysis3

4. Environmental Engineering

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE5703Solid Waste Management3
CE6713Environmental Hydrology3
CE6723Environmental Impact Assesment (EIA)3
CE6733Water Supply and Waste Water Engineering3
CE6743Water Quality Management3

Elective Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE5003Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering3
CE5013Application of Modern Tools in Civil Engineering3
CE5023Data Analysis and Quality Control3
CE5033Dam Engineering3
CE5043Advanced Geo-informatics3
CE6053Research Methods in Civil Engineering3
CE6063Disaster Risk Assesment and Evaluation3
CE6503Advanced Geotechical Engineering3
CE6513Deep Foundations3
CE6523Foundation Engineering3
CE6533Rock Mechanics3
CE6603Infrastructure Design and Development3
CE6613Pavement Evaluation and Rehabilitation3
CE6623Traffic Engineering3
CE6633Principles of Pavement3
CE6643Highway Planning and Design3

Research Thesis/Project

Course CodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
CE6916Research Thesis6
CE6913Research Project3