Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Balram Singh
Professor and Head, Civil Engineering
B.Tech (Civil Engineering), M.E. (Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering) And Ph.D (MHD)
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Local Address Dept. of Civil Engineering BIT Mesra, Patna Campus P.O. B. V. College Patna 800014 BIHAR
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Joined Institute on : 4-Sep-1984
  Work Experience
Teaching : 36 Years

Research : 36 Years

Individual: - Years

  Professional Background


Details of academic qualifications:







B.S.S.E. Board





C.H.S., Varanasi




B.Sc. I

Science faculty




B. Tech. (Civil)

N.I.T. K(Surathkal)





N.I.T. K(Surathkal)






B.I.T. Mesra



Ph.D Topic: A Theoretical Study of Magneto – Fluid Dynamic Flows

ME Project Guided:

  1. Analysis and design of Piezometric Tower: (Year2014) Sonali Pandey

2. Effect of micro silica with and without marble powder on concrete (year 2015) Amit Kumar (ME/CE/10005/2013)

3. Arrangement of shear wall in control of lateral displacement of RCC frame in high rise building (Year 2016) Avnish Kumar (ME/CE/10001/2014)

4 Comparative study of Soil stabilization using Cement and using RBI grade 81 (May 2016) Binod Kumar Mahto (ME/CE/10021/2014)

Ph.D, Guide:

     Name of the scholar: Mrs. Bandana Mahto (PHD/CEE/10004/2017)

     Topic: Water quality assessment of Ground water resources- A case study of Patna  

      district, Bihar, India.                  

Ph.D. produced: 1







Papers published in Refereed Journals:

1. R.K.Singh, B.P.Singh, Bangali Baboo and Balram Singh: Impact of in situ moisture conservation practices on soil moisture and growth of Ber and Kusum for sustained Lac production in Jharkhand, Indian Journal of soil conservation, Vol 36, No-2, Aug 2008

2. Singh, B. and Thakur, C.: An  Exact Solution of Plane Unsteady MHD Non-    Newtonian Fluid Flows, Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 33(7), 993-1001, July 2002.

3. Singh, B. and Thakur ,C.: A solution of steady plane orthogonal MHD fluid flows, Pure and Applied Mathematika Sciences (An International Journal) ,Vol. LIV No. 1-2 (Sept. 2001)

4. Thakur, C. and Singh B.: Study of variably inclined MHD flows through porous media in Magnetograph Plane, Bull. Cal. Math. Soc., 92(1) 39-50 (2000)

Paper Published/Presented in International Conference:

 1.Water Resource Potential of Jharkhand State, India. International conference on Geophysical sciences-Dec 21-23, 2010. Department of Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University

2.Determination of Discharge and Run off of the Subarnarekha Basin in Jharkhand State, India. International conference on Geophysical sciences-Dec 21-23, 2010. Department of Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University

3.Plane constantly- inclined MHD flow through porous media with isometric  Geometry, Proceedings of the International conference on Frontiers in fluid mechanics, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Oct. 26-28, 2006

Paper Published in National conference:

1. Impact of Ground Water in Kotekar catchment., Proceedings of National Symposium, Water resources Studies Programme, B.C.E., Patna, Feb.1984.

Conferences, Seminars and courses attended:

  1. Chaired one of the session of 10th International Symposium on Lowland Technology (ISLT 2016) during  September 15-16, 2016. Organized by: International Association of Lowland Technology (IALT) and Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India
  2.  National seminar on Recent Advances in Civil And Environmental Engineering(RACE). Organized by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BIT Mesra from 25th-26th  Feb 2016
  3. Chaired one of the session of National conference on Environment friendly sustainable construction. Organized by BIT, Patna Centre from 2-3 March 2013.
  4. National Seminar on Academic Leadership for Heads of Departments. Organized by the Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum(CEDBEC), an initiative of Total quality Management System(TQMS) Christ University, Bangalore, held on 26-28 September 2012
  5. Workshop on effective teaching, BIT, Mesra, Aug25th -29th , 2008
  6. International Seminar on Earth resources management, Kuvempu university, Karnataka State, Jan. 28-30, 2004.
  1. Seminar on Potential, Development and Management of Ground water Resources in Jharkhand State, SAAEG, Ranchi, April 26, 2003.             
  2. National seminar on Prediction of Meteorological events, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, BIT Mesra, March 25-26, 2003.
  3. International conference on “Geometry, Analysis, Fluid Mechanics and their Applications” Dept. of Studies in Mathematics, Kuvempu Univ. (Karnataka), India., Jan. 15-17, 2000.
  4. National seminar on Application of Mathematics in social and industrial sectors in next millennium, Dept of Appl. Maths., B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi, Oct. 26-27, 1999.
  5. I.S.T.E., Summer School on “Modern Concepts in the Analysis and Design of Bridges” Department of Civil Engineering., Bangalore Univ., May 4-20, 1988.
  6. I.S.T.E., Summer School on “Analysis and Behaviour of System elements in Building Environment”, Dept of Civil Engineering., N.S.S. College of Engineering., Palghat, May 18-29, 1987.
  7. International course on Small Hydro Power, Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, I.I.T. Roorkee, (U.P.), India, Nov. 15-30, 1986.


  Member of Professional Bodies
  1. Life member – Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi.
  2. Life member (Rg.No.29597) – Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun.
  3. Life member (LM-474) – Plasma Science Society of India, Ahmadabad.
  4. Panel of Experts – Integrated Hydro development Forum, Patna.