School of Infrastructure

M.Tech. Structural Engineering

Eligibility for Admission

B.E. / B.Tech. in Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering or Equivalent degree in relevant field with a minimum CGPA of 5.0 / 50% of marks.

  • Admission is based on the CGPA /Percentage obtained in the UG degree and performance in the Crescent PG Entrance Exam (CPGEE)
  • Applicants who have already appeared in the National level Entrance Exams like GATE, TANCET, etc., and have secured valid scores are exempted from appearing CPGEE
Admission 2021-22

M.Tech. Fee Structure

1. For Non-GATE Candidates

    Tuition Fee per Semester – CGPA in UG Programme
Sl. No. Name of the Programme 9.0 and above 8.0 to 8.9 7.0 to 7.9 Below  7.0
1 M.Tech Rs 10,000 Rs 20,000 Rs 30,000 Rs 40,000
Merit Scholarship for M.Tech. Programme (Non-Gate Candidates)
CGPA in UG Programme Scholarship on the fee
9.0 & Above Rs.60,000/- per year as Scholarship*
8.0 – 8.9 Rs.40,000/- per year as Scholarship*
7.0 – 7.9 Rs.20,000/- per year as Scholarship*

2. For GATE Candidates

Sl. No. Name of the Programme Tuition Fee per Semester 
1 M.Tech Rs 10,000

Amenities and Service Fee – One time payment at the time of admission
1 Amenities and Service Fee Rs 20,000
Hostel Fee
*Hostel Fee per Year
1 Establishment Charges Rs 40,000/-
2 Boarding Charges Rs 55,000/-
Total Rs 95,000/-

*Amenity and Service Fee: Rs.5000/- (one time payment)

Transport Charges
*Transport Charges per Year (Optional)
1 A.C. Bus Rs 40,000/- to 50,000/-

*Transport charges varies based on the distance

Admission Brochure 2021-22

About M.Tech Structural Engineering Programme

M.Tech. Structural Engineering programme envisages to create high quality professionals with strong conceptual understanding, detailed knowledge and special technical skills appropriate for analysis and design of structures, service life extension of distressed structures etc. Through this programme the students will be exposed to a blend of theoretical foundation, practical design &advanced construction technologies through adequate computational, analytical and skill development courses.This programme has a set of elective courses, which are relevant to the part of the structural engineering education and research. Curriculum is periodically updated based on the feedback from all stakeholders.

Special Features of M.Tech. Structural Engineering Programme

  • Excellent facilities to encourage start-ups by Students
  • Accredited by National Board of Accreditation
  • Project Based learning
  • Laboratory integrated theory courses
  • Well equipped Structural Engineering and Construction Materials & Technology laboratory
  • Sponsored research projects from DST – SERB, AICTE, TNSCST and Ministry of Earth Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary projects in cutting edge areas
  • Seed Money for Innovative Projects
  • Joint Research work with IIT Madras, CSIR-SERC,IGCAR etc.
  • Earn while you learn scheme
  • Hands-on training on latest Software viz., ANSYS, ETABS etc.,
  • Mandatory internship in consultancy firms / construction projects / research organizations etc.
  • Opportunity for the students to involve in real time Testing & Consultancy projects
  • Facility to pursue courses through MOOC and transfer of credits

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To impart knowledge and develop analytical skills to design structural components and systems based on codal provisions and create an urge for lifelong learning
  • To impart skills in the usage of state of the art software tools for modeling and evaluation of structural systems
  • To improve the analytical skills of the graduates through supportive teaching tools and methodologies as solution providers
  • To develop research skills with full exposure to appropriate real time projects in the field of structural engineering
  • To educate graduates in the use of sustainable, cost effective construction materials and practices
  • To inculcate in students the ethical attitude, team work and effective communication skills

Programme Outcomes

Structural Engineering Graduates will be able to

  • Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems
  • Identify, formulate, research literature, and analyses complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences
  • Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations
  • Use research – based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions
  • Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering including prediction and modelling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations
  • Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice
  • Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development
  • Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice
  • Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings
  • Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change

Program Specific Outcomes

  • Analyse and design structural components & systems using appropriate software and standards
  • Apply engineering techniques and relevant software tools for solving structural engineering problems
  • Undertake real time projects and research in the field of structural engineering

Job Skills

  • Design structural components for large-scale projects
  • Ability to participate in initial planning and bidding processes
  • Design concrete for strength and durability expectations with innovative materials and techniques.
  • Create 2D design documents and 3D models for individual components and overall structural plans using software programs
  • Design rehabilitation strategy for distressed structural elements.

Program Specific Outcomes

  • Analyse and design structural components & systems using appropriate software and standards
  • Apply engineering techniques and relevant software tools for solving structural engineering problems
  • Undertake real time projects and research in the field of structural engineering

Alumni in Public Sector

Ms.Jemimah Thong
Junior Engineer
Public Works Department

Mr.A.Syed Mohamed
Assistant Engineer
Highways Department
Government of Tamil Nadu

Ms.Arthi Rathna Velona.A
Junior Engineer
Military Engineering Services

Junior Engineer
Central Water Commission

Alumni in Private Sector

Mr.Saleem Mohamed
Engineering Manager
Larson& Turbo Constructions Ltd.,

Mr. Abdul Kalifa
Design Engineer

Design Engineer
Larsen & Toubro

Mr.T.S.Suhail Ahamed
Structural Design Engineer
Al Bait Al Mamary
Sharjah, Dubai, UAE

Mr.Vigneshvar Arunmozhi
Design Engineer
Vee Technologies

Er.Jude Rayer
Project Manager
Structural Design
S & J Engineering Services

Design Engineer
L & T, Chennai

Mr.Sakthi Jeganathan
Design Engineer
Pacifica Companies

Alumni Testimonial

Mr.Saleem Mohamed, 2009-2011, Engineering Manager, Larson & Turbo Constructions Ltd., Chennai
My life at B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology made me stronger. I am thankful to all the faculty members who supported and corrected us throughout our education. I loved the infrastructure of the Institute and the Civil Engineering Department. We had a well-equipped Structural Engineering laboratory to do our projects, the faculty members guided us in writing the research paper and to publish in a reputed journal. The events that I took part helped me to grow my confidence level. Finally, I thank one and all of the department faculty for providing me a good platform for my career.
Mr. Shibi.A, 2011- 2013, Design Engineer, Brookfield Multiplex, Dubai
M.Tech Programme on Structural Engineering offered by B.S.A.Crescent Institute of Science & Technology aims to provide fair and equal access to everyone. Students here are provided with mentors who focuses on personal grooming. The guidance provided by the faculty of Civil Engineering are valuable. A lot of seminars, guest lectures and conferences were held frequently which gave a lot of practical and theoretical exposure. Students are given complete freedom in giving their views for the betterment of the department.
Mr.Sriram, 2012 – 2014, Senior Structural Engineer, ENOIA Babcock Borsig Pvt Ltd, Chennai
The academic experience with a world class infrastructure and excellent faculty at B.S.AbdurRahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology has endured me with a lifelong career excellence. Theexceptional programmes and teaching methodologies assisted by practical skills and industry interface have given me the confidence to pursue my career ahead. The all-time support and motivation of the faculty members of Civil Engineering Department has enlightened me throughout the beautiful journey.
Menaka A.S, 2013-2015, Research scholar (Phd) in Building technology and construction materials, IIT MADRAS
I feel glad and were lucky to complete our M.Tech in Structural engineering at B.S.AbdurRahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology. I gained good knowledge in structural analysis, structural design, and foundation engineering. The enhanced lab facilities that are equipped with the latest machinery helped us alot in our research paper in final semester. This Master degree has helped me to excel in our career and with no doubt gained excellent knowledge in the technical field. Thanks to the management and faculty.
Er. Jude Rayer, 2014-2016, Project Manager – Structural Design, S & J Engineering Services
I had a great experience at B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology. I liked mostly the module pattern of academic teaching. The teaching was also carried out by the best visiting faculty from all over India and from abroad. I got the practical knowledge through internships which was the best part of our programme.

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