Introduction to Civil Engineering Course:
Civil Engineering is a science where you deal with design, construction, and maintenance of the works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. Civil Engineer is linked to knowledge of structures, materials science, geography, geology, soils and hydrology.
In order to pursue engineering course in civil you need to have passion towards how buildings are constructed, how to choose soil for the foundation to be perfect etc. Civil engineering is a very interesting field where you develop a design and construct buildings, monuments or houses.
You need to qualify class XII exam so that you can pursue B.E (Bachelor in Engineering)/ B.Tech (Bachelor in Technology) in Civil engineering course then can opt for Master’s degree. You can also opt for diploma course in this stream but still you need to complete graduation for it to have a better knowledge on things.
Colleges and Institutes offering Civil Engineering Courses in India:
These are the top colleges in India which provide a deep insight about Civil Engineering Course and how to achieve perfection in them:
- Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT Kharagpur)
- Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS-Pilani
- Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR)
- Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG)
- Delhi Technological University -Delhi
- Indian Institute of Technology, BHU-Varanasi
- Anna University (AU Chennai)
- Indian School of Mines (ISM) – Dhanabad
- National Institute of Technology, NITK, Surathkal
- National Institute of Technology (NIT Trichy)
Future in India:
Private companies like Ajay Kadam Association, Antant Access, Associated Engineering, Balaji Railroad Systems Ltd., Dr. Kelkar Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Expert Technology – Chennai, Gammon India Ltd., Hiranandani Construction Pvt.Ltd., IVRCL Infrastructure & Projects Ltd., Jaypee Group, Larsen and Tubro hire a lot of people every year. Even a lot of Public sector units like Coal India Limited (CIL), National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO), Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Vizag Steel Plant, Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HECL) do hiring on a mass scale.
Civil engineers are employed by a range of contractors and consultancies and also work in-house for a variety of national and multinational organisations. There are many opportunities in the public sector, with local authorities, government departments and environmental organisations, where engineers are often involved in setting project specifications and drafting tender documents.