Moulding the students to the potential professionals with all the skills of a true diploma civil engineer and to become contributors to the Nation’s wealth. Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built infrastructure for fulfilment of basic needs of human race including Transportation, Communication, Energy production, Religious, Cultural, Sports and Community and Social and Developmental activities like bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Well qualified and experienced faculty is one of the salient features of the department of civil engineering at Government Polytechnic Ponnur which was established in 2008 and utmost care is taken to ensure that students acquire essential engineering concepts with in-depth understanding.
Surveying Laboratory provides students with hands-on experience to supplement instruction in surveying courses. Surveying takes the foremost place in planning, designing and execution of any kind of construction work. Moreover, knowledge in surveying plays a vital role in the professional practice of civil engineers and architects. Hence, the students are introduced to a course on surveying, provided with ample time and equipments to perform the field exercises on their own. The survey lab consists of Dumpy levels, compass, chain surveying equipment etc. Student use of the lab is preceded by appropriate safety training and instruction on the use and care for the equipment.
Prepared models on (1) Movable Scaffolding (2) Rain water Harvesting (3)Accident Prevention Measures in Highway Curves.