M.Tech in Structural Engineering programme is started in the institute during the academic year 2013-14 with an intake of 24 students. The Department has well qualified faculty members with 6 PhD holders and 6 more are pursuing their PhD.
Department, being a registered Research Centre under VTU, provides an excellent structural engineering lab I & II facility as per the curriculum of VTU and even beyond curriculum with additional facilities for research activities.
Exclusive Computer laboratory facility for the Department has CADD and application softwares for Structural Analysis and design namely STAAD-Pro, ETABS, ANSYS and REVIT for the post graduate students to make them industry-ready when they complete their post graduation. The institute has an excellent library facility providing access to online ASCE journals, e-books and excellent titles. The department provides Internship programmes in reputed companies as department has a very good networking with leading professional Associations like Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), Indian Concrete Institute and the student chapters of the same.
Regular site visits, Industry visits, workshops and seminars are the integral part of the Post Graduation studies of the department. Department takes the responsibility of deputing the students to reputed Civil Engineering Industries under Compulsory Internship in III Semester Students. Students are provided in house application software trainings in Staad-pro, E-TABS, REVIT, ANSIS making them perform extremely well in their Postgraduate Studies and joining the Design industry confidently.