TKMIT Institute of Technology


LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Karthika S     TECHNICAL STAFF: Mr Anoop I C

The Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory intends to train the students in the field of testing of soils to determine their physical, index and engineering properties. 

Various equipment available in the lab are :

  • Casagrande’s Liquid Limit Apparatus
  • Permeability Test Apparatus
  • Compaction Test Apparatus for Light Compaction
  • Compaction Test Apparatus for Heavy Compaction
  • Core Cutter and Sand Pouring Cylinder
  • Shrinkage Limit Apparatus
  • Unconfined Compression Testing Machine
  • Consolidation Test Equipment
  • Direct Shear Testing Machine
  • Triaxial Testing Machine
  • Cone Penetrometer Equipment
  • Hydrometer
  • Pycnometer
  • Sieve Shaker
  • Hot Air Oven
  • Sieve Set
  • Electronic Balance

LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Shiji Rehuman 


The Transportation Engineering lab has equipment required to conduct all standardized tests to assess quality of highway materials and pavement evaluation. 

Various equipment available in the lab are :

  • Crushing Value Testing Machine
  • Aggregate Impact Testing Machine
  • Los Angeles Abrasion Testing Machine
  • Ductility Testing Machine
  • Marshall Stability Testing Machine
  • CBR Test Apparatus
  • Universal Penetrometer
  • Stripping Value Test Apparatus
  • Merlin Apparatus for Roughness Testing
  • Dynamic Cone Penetration Testing Machine
  • Flash and Fire Point Apparatus
  • Ring and Ball Apparatus
  • Flakiness and Elongation Testing Apparatus
  • Sieve Set and Sieve Shaker
  • Hot Air Oven


LAB-IN-CHARGE: Aeshlyn Jose           TECHNICAL STAFF: Mrs. Shajira A. K.

Surveying lab offers additional experiences in fundamental land surveying measurement methods for surveying courses to perform horizontal measurements, theodolites to perform angular measurements and traditional and automatic levels for elevation measurements.

Various equipment available in the lab are:

  • Total Station
  • Theodolite
  • Dumpy Level
  • Levelling Staff
  • Plane Table Set
  • Auto Level
  • Hand Level
  • Abney Level
  • Prismatic Compass
  • Surveyor’s Compass
  • Clinometer Compass
  • Planimeter
  • Pentagraph
  • Box Sextant
  • Ghat Tracer
  • Hand Held GPS
  • Digital Level

LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Roshni Roy                  TECHNICAL STAFF: Mr. Syam K S

In this lab, the experiments are performed to measure the properties of the materials such as impact strength, tensile strength, compressive strength, hardness, ductility etc. 

Various equipment available in the lab are :

  • Universal Testing Machine
  • Torsion Testing Machine
  • Spring Testing Machine
  • Compression Testing machine
  • Impact Testing machine
  • Hardness Testing machine
  • Brinell Hardness Testing Machine
  • Rockwell Hardness Testing Machine
  • Extensometer
  • Dial gauge – Different Ranges
  • Fly Wheel Test Set-up
  • Law of Reciprocal Theorem Verification Set-up
  • Fatigue Testing Machine

LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Roshni Roy                     TECHNICAL STAFF: Mr. Syam K S

The objective of Material Testing lab II is to determine the physical properties of building construction materials like cement, fine and coarse aggregate. Additional facilities are available in the lab for conducting tests on self-compacting concrete.

Various equipment available in the lab are:

  • Compression Testing Machine
  • Flexural Testing Machine
  • Slump Test Apparatus
  • Compaction Factor Apparatus
  • Vee Bee Consistometer
  • Flow Table
  • Rebound Hammer
  • Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Meter
  • Le Chatlier Apparatus
  • Vicat Apparatus
  • Le Chatlier Flask
  • Pycnometer
  • Tile Abrasion Testing Machine
  • Vibration Table
  • Bulk Density Measurement Cylinders
  • Sieve Set
  • Cast Iron Moulds
  • Electronic Balance
  • SCC Test Facilities
  • Flow Table for SCC
  • U Box Apparatus
  • V Funnel Apparatus
  • L Box Apparatus
  • J Ring Apparatus
  • Concrete Mixer, Pan Type

LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Nitha Raj   TECHNICAL STAFF: Mrs. Shajira A. K.

The objective of Computer Aided Design and Drafting lab is to use different software tools needed for professional practice in civil engineering. This lab deals with the study of various distinctive features and tools used in AutoCAD in civil engineering drafting. Advanced Design and analysis software’s used are STAAD-PRO V8i and STAAD-PRO FOUNDATION.

LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Anisha Kamarudeen   TECHNICAL STAFF: Mr Anoop I C

The Environmental Engineering lab helps to conduct physical and chemical tests on water.


LAB-IN-CHARGE: Prof. Aeshlyn Jose            TECHNICAL STAFF: Mrs. Shajira A. K.

This workshop offers an introductory knowledge in Civil Engineering to the first year students of all branches. Training sessions like setting out of building, area and volume calculation of building and building components, brick bonds and surveying using leveling instruments are performed in this lab.

Various equipment available in the lab are:

    • Measuring Tape
    • Laser Distance Meter
    • Vernier Caliper
    • Micrometer
    • Spirit Level
    • Level Tube
    • Plumb bob

Our Clientele

  • Southern Railway, Aluva
  • Dalmia cement (Bharath) Ltd., Ravipuram, Ernakulam
  • Kitco Ltd. Kochi
  • LSGD section- Neduvathoor, Grama Panchayat, Kottarakkara
  • Ezhukone Grama Panchayat
  • Kareepra Grama Panchayat
  • PWD (Building section), Kottarakkara
  • M/s Sreekrishna & Company, Kollam