The YCET Civil Engineering Department which took genesis in 2002 is commended as one of the best Civil engineering Departments in Kerala. The department produces the finest graduates in the state who are highly sought out by the professional community, and offers B.Tech programme and M Tech programme. The department is one of the largest in the college with faculty and supporting staff above 30.The Alumni of the department have been well-placed in several prestigious institutions both inside and outside the country.
The department has demonstrated credible academic excellence and many a times the students of the department bagged prizes in the University of Kerala. Student projects are differentiated into socially relevant, research oriented and academically oriented projects. The department has well equipped labs in all disciplines which cater to the need of the undergraduate and post graduate students. The department has a very efficient advisory system which caters to maintaining the affinity of teacher-parent-student relationship.