Master if engineering is a Post graduation level degree course in technical stream. M.E. in Construction Engineering & Management is a unique combination of technical and management field. The course focuses on studies related to designing, construction, planning, infrastructure management like bridges, highways, railroads, airports, dams, towers, etc. Candidates having creative skills and innovative approach to problems are suitable for this course. It also requires candidates having critical thinking in evaluating designs, projects, plans, etc.
Most of the institutes offer this course in regular mode but few institutes also offer it through correspondence which is not advisable.
For admissions, candidates need to approach administrative department of selected institutes to get the application form and prospectus. Once you go through the prospectus carefully, fill the application form and submit the same after enclosing it with all other required documents before the due date.
Most of the reputed institutes conduct entrance test to validate the knowledge of candidates and candidates performing well in the same get shortlisted for the admissions.
The duration of this course is 2 years which is equivalent to 4 semesters; each having 6 months duration.
Candidates holding B.E. or B.Tech degree is same or related subjects from a reputed institute and have secure at least 60% marks are eligible for this course.
Further Study options
Ph.D. is an option for candidates who have completed their Master's degree and have research aptitude. It is a research-based doctoral degree and gives an opportunity to conduct research on the topic of your own interest. Please note that this course does not have any strict age restriction in many institutes hence candidates can pursue the same as per their suitability and professional need.
The course starts with topics like construction planning, scheduling, and management, life cycle costing of infrastructure, contracts, administration and arbitration, irrigation water distribution systems, etc. Then candidates learn about safety management in constructions, methods of construction and management of equipment, environment and energy management, advanced concrete technology, etc through this course. Some seminars, field trips, and projects are an important part of this course. The course also has a list of elective subjects and candidates need to choose among them as per their interest.
The main employment areas for these candidates are healthcare sector, environmental organizations, construction and property companies, transportation and communication infrastructure sectors, etc. They can work as a senior manager, resident construction engineer, site engineer, tunnel construction engineer, regional manager, etc as per their interest.
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