The Department of Civil Engineering in association with the Institution of Engineers (India) organized a one day workshop on "Advanced Surveying using TOTAL STATION" on 07/10/17. 43 students of B.E Civil Engineering IIIrd year participated in the workshop. The workshop started with the inauguration function at E4 - Seminar Hall. Mr.Raju, Senior Engineer and Mr.V.Karthick, Assistant Engineer, Electro Optics Private Limited, Chennai were the resource persons of for the workshop. They gave a brief introduction about the total station, its various applications in civil engineering and also the job opportunities related to total station. The students were given hands on training on total station related to measurement of horizontal and vertical angles, horizontal distance, REM (Remote Elevation Measurement), MLM (Missing Line Measurement), Coordinate measurement and Setting of layout. The students were also trained in the post processing of data collected through total station using TOPCON software.