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Author: jitender: Civil Engineering is one of the oldest engineering streams which involves planning, executing and designing the structural work of buildings. Apart from constructing the buildings or project in needed scale, civil engineers have to make sure its effective maintenance. Civil engineers can deal with large variety of construction projects in private and public sector.

Basics of Civil Engineering in India

Civil Engineering professionals take up the building and maintaining projects of airports, buildings, roads, dams, tunnels, bridges, ports, and sewage systems. Job of civil engineer can also include the responsibilities of reading and designing the construction plans. Civil engineers should also be familiar about the research and surveys. A civil engineer should also be familiar with different technical specialities which are required to some extent. Apart from this, civil engineering is sub-divided into:

• Environmental Engineering

• Transportation Engineering

• Geotechnical Engineering

• Coastal Engineering

• Materials Engineering

• Structural Engineering

• Surveying Engineering

• Water Resources Engineering

• Urban or Municipal Engineering

• Construction Engineering

Jobs for Civil Engineers in India

Civil engineers approach to all the levels of human life, and professionals can find lots of opportunities in government and private sectors. Many construction companies appoint civil engineers for successful execution of construction plans on large scale projects which are undertaken by government of private departments. Real estate companies also hire civil engineers especially for the position of project engineers. Civil engineers can also find opportunities with individual house owners as they appoint them for constructing or structuring the buildings or homes.

Civil Engineering Course: Eligibility Conditions

To take the profession as civil engineer one need to complete four year degree course of B. Tech/ BE in civil engineering. Students who have done their 10+2 studies with subjects like Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics can take admission in this bachelor degree program after clearing an entrance test. Score of entrance examination will also be calculated by the institute management before selecting the candidates. Few diploma courses are also available in civil engineering discipline. Few recognised institutes/universities provide detailed learning of this course. Interested graduates can focus in the civil engineering either by choosing post graduation programs or by undertaking research. Some reputed civil engineering institutes in India which are offering this course are located in Delhi, Chennai, Guwahati, Kharagpur, Kanpur, Roorkee, Mumbai and Bangalore. These cities are also considered as Engineering-centric cities. Here, students can find recognised and best engineering colleges of India from where they can study specializes civil engineering degree programs.

Top Civil Engineering Colleges in India are:

• Anna University, Chennai

• Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia

• Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

• Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi

• Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani

• Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad

• Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior

A Peek into Remuneration Offered to Civil Engineers

Remuneration of a fresh civil engineer depends on the reputation of the institution from where they have completed civil engineering courses. However, students much consider that it also affected by the financial position of the employer. Starting salary package in the Civil Engineering Jobs may not be high but when person get experience they can expect to earn good amount in civil engineering companies. Civil engineers in India can find also specialised jobs and can find good opportunities with effective skills. For finding jobs in civil engineers, a person requires physical stamina to work in different environment and good communication skills to deal with different clients. Problem solving abilities and aptitude for drawing can also become an advantage for civil engineers. Civil engineers are required to have a creative and logical mind to understand the constructions details and planning different projects.

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