There is a lot of scope for Civil Engineering in India with the growth in the construction industry; Image Courtesy: jcet.edu.in
Civil Engineering uses the principles of science and engineering to design and construct the physical environment, including structures like bridges, roads, dams, canals, buildings etc. It is considered to be one of the oldest branches of engineering.
Civil Engineering branches into many sub-branches of engineering like environmental engineering, geo-technical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, coastal engineering, urban planning, surveying, etc.
There are enormous career prospects in this field mostly due to the rapid growth of infrastructure facilities in India.
10+2 Science with Physics, Chemistry and Maths is mandatory for admission to a course in Civil Engineering.
Entrance Exams (IITJEE, AIEEE, BITSAT etc.) are conducted at both the national and state level.
For admission into M.Tech, one needs to qualify GATE.
Diploma course for the position of junior engineer can be taken up after Class 10.
Larsen & Toubro, popularly known as L&T, is the leading company in Civil Engineering in India as of 2016; Image Courtesy: thecsrjournal.in
The average salary of a Civil Engineering graduate is INR 352,763. With experience, qualifications and performance, there is a steady rise in the salary level.
IIT Bombay is the top ranked college for Civil Engineering in India as of 2016