Departments Department of Geotechnical Engineering

Department of Geotechnical Engineering

Department of Geotechnical Engineering, NIT is offering Post Graduate programs i.e. MS Geotechnical Engineering and Ph.D. Geotechnical Engineering. The objective of these programs is to provide in-depth coverage of all established disciplines of Geotechnical Engineering such as Site Investigation, Earthen Dams, Characterization of Soil and Rock, Mechanical Behaviour of Geomaterials, Soil Stabilizations, Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations etc.

These programs are offered to graduates and professionals to enhance knowledge, skills and expertise to effectively and efficiently implement the construction practices and operation with innovative approaches. Geotechnical Engineering will provide full range of postgraduate teaching and research facilities. Specifically, the following are the objectives of the program:

  • To prepare graduates who are potential industry leaders, capable to implement the best engineering practices and technologies in the construction industry.
  • To continually work with industry to enhance the program’s effectiveness and the opportunities for innovation in the construction industry.
  • To conduct research in construction to develop advanced technologies and approaches.

Areas of Specialisation

The following areas of specialisation are offered:

  • Advanced Geotechnical Design
  • Soils and Site Improvement
  • Geotechnical Site Investigation
  • Design and Construction of Earthen Dams
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Earth Structures
  • Soil Dynamics
  • Slope Stability

 

Preferred Background

 

Master Program:

Undergraduate Degree in Civil Engineering.

Doctoral Program:

Master’s Degree in Civil/ Geotechnical Engineering

Head of Department Message

Dr. Abdul Qudoos

Head of Department of Geotech Engineering

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VISION & MISSION

The Post Graduate program in the field of Geotechnical Engineering (Geotech Eng) at National Institute of Transportation (NIT) was started in Fall 2021. The objective of the program is to provide in-depth coverage of all established disciplines of Geotechnical Engineering such as Site Investigation, Earthen Dams, Characterization of Soil and Rock, Mechanical Behavior of Geomaterials, Soil Stabilization, Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations etc.

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