About M.Tech Construction Technology Course
Master of Technology in Construction Technology is a two years postgraduate course which focus on both fundamental and advanced topics. Fundamental topics include estimation, project schedule, contract and project management. And advanced topics include decision making, risk analysis, computer applications in construction, quality management, six sigma, sustainability and green construction.
Minimum eligibility required to apply for M.Tech in Construction Technology course is to complete Bachelor's Degree(B.E/ B.Tech) in Civil Engineering/ Building and Construction Engineering or its equivalent course in a relevant discipline from a recognized university or institute with minimum aggregate score of 50%.
Admission to the M.Tech in Construction Technology Course is given based on candidate's performance in state level or national level entrance examinations like All India Engineering Entrance Exams AIEEE, Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE, Post Graduate Common Entrance Test PGCET etc.
Candidates who are qualified in entrance examination are screened through counselling, which involves two rounds of Group discussion and Personal Interview. Some colleges may conduct their own entrance examinations and some colleges offer admission only on basis of marks obtained at graduation level.
More about the course
Some of the subjects covered in the M.Tech in Construction Technology Course are Project Planning and Control, Maintenance Planning and Control, Management of Quality and Safety in Construction, Power System Protection, Quantitative Methods in Construction Management, Construction and Contract Management, Construction Methods and Equipments, Construction Economics and Finance, Computational Laboratory for Construction Management, Computer Aided Design, Rural Construction Technology, Advanced Structural Design, Disaster Reduction and Management etc. This course is more suitable to the candidates who want to be in management and supervisory positions in the construction industry.
Duration of the M.Tech in Construction Technology Course is 2 years divided into 2 semesters each. Each semester lasts for 6 months.
Successful postgraduates of this course can find job opportunities in state or central government engineering services, research projects, consultancy firms, highways and road projects, quality testing labs, educational institutions, railway projects, military, private construction firms, bridge projects, airports, hydro electric dams and tunnels, research and development related to construction etc. Some of the job positions offered for these postgraduates are listed below:
- Construction Manager
- Technology Specialist
- Project Manager
- Business Development Executive
- Formwork Technology Manager
- Professor/ Lecturer
- Construction Project Manager
Future Study Options
After successfully completing the M.Tech in Construction Technology course students can also go for further research studies like Ph.D in Construction Management, Ph.D in Construction Engineering and Management etc., if interested.
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