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MS (Civil Engineering)

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Program Overview

The program enriches civil engineers with advanced knowledge and skills required to identify and solve diverse range of complex problems in civil engineering. We also enable them to conduct applied research for rapidly evolving challenges in infrastructure development to pursue life-long learning and continuous professional development.

Program Objectives

  • To enrich civil engineers with advanced knowledge and skills required to identify and solve diverse range of complex problems in civil engineering and related fields.
  • To conduct applied research for rapidly evolving challenges in infrastructure development.
  • To pursue life-long learning, and continue professional and intellectual development.

Eligibility

BS Civil Engineering or equivalent degree from a recognized university with at least 60% marks or CGPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.

Selection Criteria

  • Past Academic Record (BS Civil Engineering or Equivalent)    40%
  • Performance in NUCES Admission Test           60%

Areas of Specializations

MS Civil Engineering program is offered in following areas of specializations.

  • Structural Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Water Recourses Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering

Study Plan


Students are required to complete the following courses in a minimum study period of 4 semesters.


Courses

Credit Hours

3 Core Courses

9

4 Electives (from respective area of specialization)

12

SS310 Research Methodology (can be registered in Semester-I or II)

1

1 Elective (any one from core/specialization/other graduate courses offered)

3

CV591 MS Thesis – I *

3

CV592 MS Thesis - II

3

TOTAL:

31

 
* Pre-requisites for registration in MS Thesis – I:
  • Completed at least 19 credits
  • Passed “Research Methodology” course; AND
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50

 

 

Degree Requirements

For the award of MS Civil Engineering degree, a student must have:

  • Completed at least 31 credit hours as per study plan, AND
  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50

 

Core Courses

CV 500

Advanced Structural Analysis

CV522

Trans-Boundary Water Issues & Water Diplomacy Frame work

CV 501

Probability and Statistical Methods

CV532

Spatial Tools in Civil Engineering

CV503

Foundation Engineering

CV594

Advanced Soil Mechanics

CV511

Finite Element Analysis

CV599

Optimization Techniques

CV514

Transportation Planning

CV5012

Forensic Engineering

CV515

Hydraulics Structures

CV5014

Principles and Techniques of Ground Improvement

CV517

Pavement Analysis and Design

CVxxxx

Geotechnical Engineering of Embankment Dams

CV521

Advanced Open Channel Hydraulics

   

 

Specialization Courses in Structural Engineering

CV500

Advanced Structural Analysis

CV512

Theory of Plates & Shells

CV502

Durability of Concrete Structures

CV513

Continuum Mechanics

CV505

Innovative Civil Engineering Materials

CV518

Theory of Elasticity

CV506

Advanced Design of Concrete Structures

CV523

Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures

CV508

Design of Building Structures

CV528

Bridge Engineering

CV509

Earthquake Engineering

CV596

Design of FRP Composite Structures

 

Specialization Courses in Hydraulics and Water Resource Engineering

CV515

Hydraulics Structures

CV5003

Sediment transport and River engineering

CV521

Advanced Open Channel Hydraulics

CV5004

River Dynamics

CV522

Trans-Boundary Water Issues and Water Diplomacy Frame work

CV5005

Computational Hydraulics

CV525

Advanced Irrigation Engineering

CV5006

Turbulence in Hydraulics

CV526

Applied Hydrology

CV5007

Drainage Engineering

CV527

Spatial Tool in Water Resource Mgmt.

CV5008

Statistical Hydrology

CV529

Ground water hydrology

CV5009

Dam and Reservoir Engineering

CV531

Hydropower Engineering

CV5010

Water control and canal automation

CV532

Spatial Tools in Civil Engineering

CV5011

Watershed Management

CV593

Flood and Drought control

CV5013

Integrated Water Resource Management

   

CVxxxx

Physical and Numerical Modelling

Specialization Courses in Geotechnical Engineering

CVxxx

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

CVxxx

Environmental Geotechnique

CVxxx

Earth Retention Systems

CVxxx

Risk and Reliability in Geotechnical Engg

CVxxx

Geotechnical Measurements and Exploration

CVxxx

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

CVxxx

Dynamics of Soils and Foundations

CVxxx

Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

CVxxx

Slope Stability and Landslides

CVxxx

Tunnelling and Underground Engineering

CVxxx

Soil Modelling and Numerical Methods

CVxxx

Geologic Principles for Engineers

CVxxx

Advanced Laboratory Testing of Soils

   

 

Specialization Courses in Transportation Engineering

CV501

Probability and Statistical Methods

CV530

Field Investigation for Transportation Structures

CV514

Transportation Planning

CV5001

Highway Materials and Construction

CV517

Pavement Analysis and Design

CV5002

Railway Engineering

CV519

Pavement Evaluation and Rehabilitation

CVxxx

Urban and Regional Planning

CV520

Geometric Design of Highways

CVxxx

Planning for Traffic Safety and Injury Prevention

CV524

Traffic Engineering and Management