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Ph.D Civil Engineering

Doctorate of Philosophy in Civil Engineering

PhD is a research based degree and can be done by candidates from any specialization. If you are done with your master degree As Civil Engineering and still interested to study further in the research based field, you are ideal candidate to pursue PhD degree with specialization in Civil Engineering. There are many institutes/ government funded colleges which are offering this course. All the basic information like eligibility, duration, admissions, etc are mentioned here for your reference.

Course Name: Ph.D Civil Engineering
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: Civil
Duration: 3 to 5 years

Course introduction

PhD is Doctorate in Philosophy which is open for all the fields or specialization. Candidate from technical, Medical, Literature or any other field can pursue this course.
In case of Civil Engineering, the course is aimed to provide special expertise in its area. Its syllabus includes the study of its origin, history, development and other adjunct topics. After the whole study, candidate needs to select and original topic and then to conduct research on that.


Masters Degree (4 years graduation degree exceptional for Engineering courses) is the very most requirement for this course. A candidate who has done B.E. or M.E. in Civil Engineering is eligible to pursue this course.

Admission Procedure

Admission procedure has different options like-
  • Normal procedure which includes institute based admission test

  • Direct contact a selected guide and follow his/her instruction for project based PhD registration

  • If you are teaching at any particular institute, you can register yourself directly there for your PhD.

  • Nationalized admission tests are the procedure to get scholarship for your PhD. This test includes CSIR, UGC, GATE and others.

Ph.D Civil Engineering 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Ph.D Civil Engineering - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D Civil Engineering course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Andhra University college of EngineeringAndhra UniversityAndhra Pradesh
B S Abdur Rahman University CollegeTamil Nadu Open UniversityTamil Nadu
B.V.B. College of Engineering & TechnologyVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Bengal Engineering and Science UniversityIndian Institute of Engineering Science and TechnologyWest Bengal
Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of EngineeringBharati Vidyapeeth UniversityMaharashtra
Chandigarh College of Engineering & TechnologyPanjab UniversityChandigarh
Coimbatore Institute of TechnologyTamil Nadu
Dayananda Sagar College of EngineeringVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Delhi Technological UniversityUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Dr. MGR Educational and Research InstituteM.G.R. Educational and Research InstituteTamil Nadu
Gitam Institute of TechnologyGandhi Institute of Technology and ManagementAndhra Pradesh
Government College of EngineeringDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra
Hindustan Institute of Technology And ScienceBharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Hindustan University CollegeHindustan Institute of Technology & ScienceTamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Technology GandhinagarIndian Institute of Technology GandhinagarGujarat
Indian Institute of Technology, HyderabadIndian Institute of TechnologyTelangana
Indira Gandhi National Open University, Regional Centre, Port BlairIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityAndaman and Nicobar
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Hamirpur, Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh UniversityHimachal Pradesh
K L E Society’s Sheshgiri College of Engineering & TechnologyVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Kumaraguru College of TechnologyAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
M S Ramaiah Institute of TechnologyVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
M.M. Engineering CollegeKurukshetra UniversityHaryana
M.M. University Institute of Engg & TechnologyChoudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural UniversityHaryana
National Institute of EngineeringVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
National Institute of TechnologyAutonomous CollegesTamil Nadu
National Institute of TechnologyNational Institute of Technology TrichyKarnataka
National Institute of Technology (NIT) SilcharAssam
Pondicherry Engineering CollegePondicherry UniversityPuducherry
Sardar Patel College of EngineeringUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of TechnologySardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of TechnologyGujarat

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Being a research based course, the duration is not fixed. If it is through scholarship programme, candidate is bound to complete his/her research within stipulated time. If it is self funded or as a part time, it can take even 5-7 years.

Age limit

There is no age limit for this course. There are some candidates who have even pursued this immediate before their retirement.

Further study options

Usually PhD is considered as a last course which can be pursued to get excellence in any stream. Still if one wants to learn about other related courses in his/her related field, he/she can go for it. It may include short term technical courses, Computer based courses, etc.

Job aspects

PhD holder candidates will have many opportunities to prove their capabilities. They can work in Research and Development sector can join scientific projects, Quality improvement programmes, etc.
There are many government funded projects releasing every year and for that, institutes hire PhD holder candidates.
Apart from this, they can go for teaching profession which excellent salary scale.

Course highlights

The main part of course includes research. This should be original and unique. Candidates are supposed to write their research in the form of Thesis. After submission, they are asked for presentation and defense session where they need to answer all the queries of panel.

Ph.D Civil Engineering Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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