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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
Group: Ph.D.
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.

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Ph.D Civil Engineering - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology, Karnataka
AJ Institute of Engineering And Technology, Karnataka
Andhra University college of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
B S Abdur Rahman University College, Tamil Nadu
B.R.A.C.T's Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Kondhwa (Bk.), Pune, Maharashtra
B.V.B. College of Engineering & Technology, Karnataka
Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering, Maharashtra
Bengal Engineering and Science University, West Bengal
Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) College of Engineering, Maharashtra
Chandigarh College of Engineering & Technology, Chandigarh
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Karnataka
Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu
GITAM Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh
Government College of Engineering, Maharashtra
Hindustan Institute of Technology And Science, Tamil Nadu
Hindustan University College, Tamil Nadu
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Telangana
Indira Gandhi National Open University, Regional Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh
K L E Society’s Sheshgiri College of Engineering & Technology, Karnataka
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Tamil Nadu
M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Karnataka
M.M. Engineering College, Haryana
M.M. University Institute of Engg & Technology, Haryana
National Institute of Engineering, Karnataka
National Institute of Technology, Manipur
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar, Assam
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

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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 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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