Civil Engineering Students' Association

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

One place for you to meet engineers and explore the depths of Civil Engineering through activities and lessons


Civil Engineering Student's Association - CESA is a departmental student's committee and has been organizing various lectures, conducting various events and carrying out projects. CESA, VJTI has been successfully hosting STHAPATYA, a national level annual technical fest, in month of February and have been receiving huge response from all over Maharashtra and other states of India.

About VJTI

The Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute was established in 1887. Since the time of inception, VJTI has been playing a very vital role in producing quality engineers, introducing new programmes, and electives in emerging areas. The institute was granted financial and academic autonomy from June 21, 2004. The institute is reputed for excellent training in Engineering and Technology at Diploma, Degree, Post Graduate levels and Research. Presently VJTI offers B.Tech programmes in nine core disciplines of engineering, 17 M.Tech programmes, M.C.A and PhD programmes in various engineering disciplines.


STHAPATYA is an annual technical fest hosted by Department of Civil Engineering, VJTI held under the aegis of the Civil Engineering Society in month of February. We organize various events related to the field of Civil Engineering to gauge students' ability to apply foundations of Civil Engineering into practice. Since its inception in 2017, Sthapatya has conquered a huge success in the field of engineering and corporate sector. Sthapatya 2020 was a huge success and since Sthapatya 2021 is going to be held virtually, it is going to reach even greater heights.


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Plan It

What does it take to make a city sustainable and durable? Wealth? New technologies? Or just the amalgam of right planners?
Participate in our town planning event - Plan It to find out.


Civil engineering is a vast field. Do you have a hold over all the aspects of Civil Engineering? Here is your chance to prove it.
We invite you to participate in a technical level quiz in field of Civil Engineering.

Treasure Hunt

Get ready to excavate your knowledge to greater depths because the only way out is to SUSTAIN!!! Test your problem solving strategy and decision making skills. Let the Construction Work Begin !!!


CAD softwares are the one and only true friend of a civil engineer.
If you think you are natural with CAD, it's time everyone else knows it too. Participate in our CADwar and show off your skills.


Venturing big projects, but no hands-on-experience? Well answer is Tendering.
Only one of it's kind in India, where you will follow all the procedures of filling a tender and compete to get the tender.

Tech Sympo

Human mind is the most fascinating creation of nature.
We invite all such amazing minds to present their research work in Civil Engineering and show us what they are capable of.

Past Guest Lectures

Career Prospects in Civil Engineering

We had an interactive session with four alumni from the batch of 1998, all now well settled now and residing abroad. They discussed about how Civil Engineering Societies abroad are different from ours and what all skills should we be learning to succeed in our careers as Civil Engineers.

Inauguration by Minister of Water Resources of Maharashtra

We had the privilege to have Mr. Jayant Patil, Minister of Water Resources of Maharashtra and also former VJTI student, as our chief guess during STHAPATYA 2020. He also was the inaugurator of the event. In his speech, Mr. Jayant Patil stated how impressed he was by all the innovative events organized and the concepts behind them. He also stated how glad he was to accept our invitation and that he could witness the fest and our events live.

Understanding Entrepreneurship

During our Entrepreneurship Week 2021, we had provided young enthusiasts with an opportunity to learn the ways of entrepreneurship from a personality who had herself reached greater heights in Civil industry by nurturing the leader within her. Priyanka Gupta, the founder of Rezovate Constructions, gave us a talk on how she got into Civil industry as an entrepreneur inspite of not having any Civil Engineering background and why inspired her to do so.

Sthapatya 2020 Aftermovie

Sthapatya 2020 Glimpses

Our Team

Shrenil Chovatiya


Aayush Parikh


Ankit Kharat


Vaishnavi Gangan


Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to come to VJTI in order to participate in any of the events?

In awake of the ongoing pandemic, CESA, VJTI has decided to go online and hence we will be holding STHAPATYA 2021 online and you can participate in any of the events from comfort of your home.

How to register for the events?

Open the event tab and go through the rules and regulations of the event. Then click on the register button and register for the event. For events where you have to participate in teams, state one team head with whom communication will happen. And then list remaining team members.

How do I get in contact with committee for other matters and queries?

You can click on the 'contact' tab or scroll to the bottom of the page and put down your concern or queries in there. We'll reach out to you ASAP.

What is the last date for registration of events?

There is no "last date" as such. (Of course before the events xD) But, the registrations will be closed as soon as we reach our upper limit per event. So, hurry up!

What if I have a doubt regarding any of the events?

Go to the contact section at the bottom of this page and write us a message.

How do I pay the registration fees?

Well, you're in for a treat. All the events are totally FREE.

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Contact Info

  •   H R Mahajani Rd, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019.

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