The engineering discipline that involves the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and natural environment is termed as Civil Engineering.

Public works such as canals, dams, roads, bridges, sewage systems, airports, structural components of buildings, railways and pipelines are included in this.

This is cited as the second oldest professional engineering discipline after military engineering. Civil Engineering has a number of sub-disciplines.

Civil Engineering touches us in our day-to-day life. The foundation of our society is built by Civil Engineers. They are instrumental in designing, building and maintaining our roads and our drinking water supply. They supervise the infrastructure like bridges, dams, and tunnels etc. that are important in our daily lives.