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Career as a Civil engineer

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About Career as a Civil engineer

Civil engineers are concerned with the construction of roads, dams, bridges, power plants, irrigation projects, transport system, sewage disposal plants, oilrigs etc. These engineers are entrusted with the task of utilizing the natural resources judiciously and improve the life styles of the people.

Career Prospects of Career as a Civil engineer

With the increase in urbanization and townships the job opportunities are also on rise for Civil engineers. These engineers can get job offers from high profile national and international engineering projects.  Those looking to specialize in the construction industry can specialize in the area of construction management Civil engineers can work asStructural Engineers,Waste Treatment Engineers,Transportation Engineers,Geotechnical Engineers,Water Management Engineers and Construction Managers.


Skills & Education Required for Career as a Civil engineer

The basic eligibility criteria to get admitted into BE/B.Tech in Civil Engineering is 10+2 or equivalent examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. BE / B.Tech in Civil Engineering courses are of 4 years' duration. Selection into this course is made on the basis of marks secured in 10+2 exam and marks secured in Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) conducted by IITs or All India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE) or other state and national level exams. There are both degree as well as diploma courses. One can go for the 3 year diploma course after the 10th standard (SSC). For M.E or M.Tech in Civil Engineering one must complete the BE / B.Tech program successfully. Further studies up to Ph.D. level are also an option for anyone interested in Research or Academics.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Civil engineer

  • eligibility Posted By : IMRAN, on 25-05-2012 13:58:14 Report Abuse

  • i have done 3year diploma in architectural in 2007 i want civil engeneering with distance Posted By : kuldeep, on 16-05-2012 14:59:32 Report Abuse

  • Dear sir, i passed +2. I am doing civil diplona in sai college. Plz suggest me its enough to take a good job. Or what can i do in same time that make a best, good civil engineer. I am poor so i can't do b.teck. So plz suggest me. Diplomo ke sath or kon sa couse karu... Thanks sir. Posted By : Robin kakkar, on 10-12-2011 22:46:17 Report Abuse

  • dear sir, i am doing civil engineering i have passed 11th year 1997 i have also experiences in 10 year building supervison possible to get admission Posted By : sachin narayan ghule, on 02-12-2011 19:46:20 Report Abuse

  • hi i want to do ma btec from govt collage Posted By : arunjeetparihar, on 05-11-2011 22:16:13 Report Abuse

  • Sir ji i belong 2 a poor family n want 2 know about the educational loan 4 d admission in civil engg. branch in ua college, plz plz plz n plz guide me about d educational loan ,i m realy frustated at this point of tym regardng ma career,i hv got 85 % markz in 10+2 n also wz selectd in AIEEE bt the rank wznt gud 2 b very frank. . . . . . .with mere 52 pts in eee. . . . . .so plz sugest wot shud i do ? Posted By : ishu, on 08-10-2011 12:23:05 Report Abuse

  • sir, i'll passout as b.e. degree holder in covil kindly inform me the various companies for recruitments and details Posted By : jithu p koshy, on 23-09-2011 14:02:08 Report Abuse

  • Hello,sir i am doing diploma in civil engineering but i hv 3 repair in last semsete.plz sir tell me hv a chance to admission in Posted By : Surender kumar, on 25-08-2011 09:13:27 Report Abuse

  • sir , i want to know can i get admission in ur college as i have got 50%overall , nad i have got good rank in aieee. Posted By : keshav malhotra, on 31-07-2011 19:35:55 Report Abuse

  • I want take Posted By : satish kumar, on 25-06-2011 20:02:56 Report Abuse

  • dear sir m interested in civil eng bt derrr is sum problm nw i gve ma hsc exam n i got very bad marks in entrance exam so i dun nw wat to do .........plz guide me. Posted By : prathamesh, on 20-06-2011 01:57:49 Report Abuse

  • i am interested in civil engineering pls guide me . Posted By : mahesh, on 10-06-2011 17:25:27 Report Abuse

  • spf deftg Posted By : spf raw, on 08-06-2011 20:01:29 Report Abuse

  • I am intrested in civil enggenearing plz give me gidens from this. Posted By : Patoliya Brijesh, on 27-05-2011 00:21:04 Report Abuse

  • i am aspiring to do civil engineering.. can i get admn in sit pune.. for 126/200..?? Posted By : pranit deshpande, on 25-05-2011 15:58:15 Report Abuse

  • Sir i completed my B.E Civil successfully. Is there any requirement in BSNL or through it. Posted By : Mohan Krishna, on 21-05-2011 16:33:25 Report Abuse

  • respected sr i want do doing civil engg i had wasted my 2 years for good college was it my true dicission but now i thought to take add. in ptu what is the future of a civil engineer of an average student from ptu Posted By : sudesh kumar, on 17-02-2011 04:32:32 Report Abuse

  • Dear sir,i am studying in 11th(commerce) and i want to go for civil now so is it possible to get admission in civil after doing 12(commerce)? plzz send me rply............ Thank you Posted By : ronak, on 20-01-2011 05:11:33 Report Abuse

  • sir i am student of civil engg. in 2nd year and i have already done the diploma in autocad if there is any part time job for me please tell i have also some experiences in making maps of residence plot i want part time job in civil only sat. and sunday in dehli tell me contact my email id Posted By : anubhav, on 06-11-2010 06:18:56 Report Abuse

  • dear sir,m doing civil a 1st year student doing engineering in a private college.i just wanted to know what is the minimum percentage do we have to score to get a job and to select for recruitment.and what salary will a civil engineer get if he/she gets a job after completed b tech.and what are the jobs will a civil engineering student get after b tech?or what are the other courses that suit after completing b tech?what jobs will offer high salary>? Posted By : geethu, on 23-08-2010 19:40:49 Report Abuse

  • dear sir,i m doing civil engineering.i have passed my second year.i just wanted to know,what is the minimum percentage(semester wise or yearly)to get selected in campus interview and please do mention other criterias required.thank you Posted By : salman, on 28-06-2010 14:59:54 Report Abuse

  • Dear sir i want to do B.Tech as civil engineer what is carrier life opportunities and salary. or which is the best course to do other than civil.please send me reply. Posted By : Anil, on 19-06-2010 12:17:55 Report Abuse

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