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Want to make a career in civil engineering? Wondering what courses to take up? Then you are on the right page. Here you will find information about the civil domain, the courses and career options in this domain. Read on to decide whether civil engineering is the right choice for you.

Course overview

Do roads, bridges, tunnels and highways, buildings, railways, airports and other structures attract your attention? Want to design or build them? If you are affirmative, then civil engineering is a suitable career choice for you! Did you know that it is the mother of all engineering? Civil engineering pertains to design, construction and maintenance of physical structures namely roads, highways, tunnels, dams, bridges etc. the engineering graduates who study civil engineering utilize expertise, material and manpower to complete the project in assigned time period taking into account cost of labour and material and risks and hazards associated with it. Did you know that civil is the oldest branch of engineering? If you have a knack for details, interest in drawing, or like to imagine structures then a degree in civil engineering may just be right for you.

Civil Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Civil courses in India.

1. A.M.I.E Civil Engineering
2. B Tech Civil Engineering
3. B.A. Rural Development
4. B.Arch Building Construction Technology
5. B.E Civil and Structural Engineering
6. B.E Civil Engineering
7. B.E Construction Technology & Management
8. B.E Structural Analysis
9. B.E Water Resource Engineering
10. B.Tech Ceramics & Cement Technology
11. B.Tech Civil Engineering
12. BE Civil Engineering
13. Brick Layer Certification
14. Certificate in Rural Development (CRD)
15. Certification Rural Development (CRD)
16. Certification Safety in Construction Practices
17. Diploma Civil Engineering
18. Diploma Construction Supervisor
19. Diploma Rural Development
20. Diploma Survey Engineering
21. M.A. Rural Development
22. M.A. Rural Development (MARD)
23. M.E Advanced Manufacturing Technology
24. M.E Civil Engineering
25. M.E Construction Engineering & Management
26. M.E Electrical enigineering
27. M.E Electronics & Digital Systems
28. M.E Electronics design and Technology
29. M.E Embedded and Real Time Systems
30. M.E Engineering Design
31. M.E Environmental Management
32. M.E Environmental Science
33. M.E Farm Machinery & Power Engineering
34. M.E Geoinformatics
35. M.E Geomatics
36. M.E High Voltage Engineering
37. M.E Highway Engineering
38. M.E Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
39. M.E Integrated Water Resources Management
40. M.E Internal Combustion Engineering
41. M.E Internet Science and Engineering
42. M.E Irrigation, Water Management & Resources Engg.
43. M.E Microelectroniccs
44. M.E Mine Planning
45. M.E Polymer Engineering
46. M.E Power Electronics & Drives
47. M.E Power Systems and Control Engineering
48. M.E Process Control and Instrumentation Engineering
49. M.E Processing & Food Engineering
50. M.E Production Engineering
51. M.E Under Ground Space Tech
52. M.E Urban Engineering
53. M.E. Building Sciences and Technology
54. M.E. Civil
55. M.E. Structural Engineering
56. M.E.(Civil-Structural Engineering)
57. M.Tech Building Automation
58. M.Tech Remote Sensing
59. M.Tech Remote Sensing & Wireless Sensor Networks
60. M.Tech Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
61. M.Tech Transportation systems engineering
62. Master in Plan Building Engineering and Management
63. P.G.D. Material Science
64. Ph.D Civil Engineering
65. Post Graduate Diploma Computer Aided Design of Concrete structures
66. Post Graduate Diploma Geographical Cartography
67. Post Graduate Diploma Rural Development
68. Post Graduate Diploma Rural Development (PGDRD)

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Civil engineering can be studied as a full time degree or diploma in many well-known government or private colleges across the country. The studies can start with diploma or degree, and move on to do post graduation and doctorate if higher studies interests you. Civil engineering can be sub divided into several sub disciplines namely structural, environmental, transportation, architectural, sanitary, geo technical, water resources, earthquake, urban planning, waste water, offshore, façade, coastal, construction engineering. For example: structural engineering may include design and build buildings, bridges etc. while transportation engineering focuses on designing and building roads, railways, highways, ports airports etc.

A civil engineer can opt for a career in public sector in state or central government or private sector in small scale, medium scale or large scale companies. In the construction industry the civil engineer can be involved in designing buildings or bridges and may design, build or maintain jetliners, Boeings, space station or even rockets in in aerospace sector or in ship building industry. An example of an innovative in profile in the automotive sector may be improving the load carrying capacity of a chassis or enhance strength of bumpers or doors. There is scope to work full time or part time or on contract in private or government sector or start your own construction or consulting firm.

In a nutshell Civil engineering is an thrilling and challenging profession and you can see your work right in front of you. It could be high rise, bungalow or a farmhouse of even a dam or bridge. The joy of seeing your own efforts taking fruits is a wonderful and satisfying opportunity not worth missing!