Civil Engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as buildings, bridges, flyovers, underpasses, roads, railway tracks, airports, docks & harbors, factories, dams, barrages, canals, water supply schemes, and sewerage systems, etc. 


Civil Engineering Department is one of the oldest department in the country imparting Civil Engineering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department was established in 1939 as a part of the Maclagan Engineering College, Lahore. Currently it has an enrollment of over 1000 students in bachelor, Master and Ph.D. levels. The department has one of the largest number of PhD qualified faculty.

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Dean and Chairman Messages

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as roads, bridges, canals, dams, airports, sewerage systems, pipelines, structural components of buildings, and railways. At Civil Engineering Department, the faculty members are dedicated towards providing innovative and high-quality opportunities to our students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for entry and success in their professional careers. Our undergraduate and graduate programs provide advanced instructions in the latest tools and technology of engineering practice. Our students get state of-the-art, hands-on engineering experience in well-equipped lab facilities. Our fresh graduates are well prepared for both the contemporary demands they will face when they enter the profession, as well as the technological challenges they need to address in the future. Our Alumni is working all over the world at several positions including the senior most positions as UET is enjoying its more than 100 years of academic excellence. Our Alumni has proven that they have very well demonstrated civil engineering profession all over the world. I believe that Civil Engineering Department would sustain its glory in teaching, research, and development across all its disciplines.​
Prof. Dr. Habib-ur-Rehman
Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering
The Civil Engineering is known to be the mother of all engineering which deals with developing, constructing, and maintaining all kind of civil infrastructure in modern societies. The Civil Engineering Department (CED) at UET Lahore Main Campus provides its students with state-of-the-art technical knowledge and skills that put them on right track to become successful professional Civil Engineers, a very rewarding career where they can have a significant impact on the quality of life of the humanity both nationally and internationally. We take pride for producing some of the finest civil engineers here at the main campus and our Alumni are leading from the front and holding key positions in and out the country: serving humanity and making us proud. I would like to express my gratitude to all CED Alumni, our academic and industrial collaborators for their continuous support which has greatly helped us in improving the quality of teaching and research here at the department. I assure that the Civil Engineering Department will continue to strive for excellence and provide solutions for our national challenges. I invite you to learn more about CED through our webpage.
Prof. Dr. Khalid Farooq
Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering