Higher Study options after B.Tech in Civil Engineering


The aspirants after the completion of their B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering have a vast choice in higher education. Different fields of specialization are available in India for the civil engineering graduates.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after B. Tech in Civil Engineering

For doing a masters degree, the candidate should have successfully passed their graduate degree. Each University will have a distinct predetermined cut off marks. For the doctoral degree, a master’s degree is required.

Higher study options after B. Tech in Civil Engineering

  • M. Tech in Structural Engineering
  • M. Tech in Construction Technology
  • M. Tech in Geotechnical Engineering
  • M. Tech in Transportation Engineering
  • M. Tech in Environmental Engineering
  • M. Tech in Construction Engineering and Management
  • M. Tech in Soil Mechanic and Foundation Engineering
  • M. Tech in Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
  • M. Tech in Building Technology and Construction Management
  • M. Tech in Infrastructure Engineering and Construction Management
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Philosophy in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Philosophy in Construction Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering

In addition to these there are also some diploma and certificate courses in Civil Engineering that a B. Tech Civil Engineering graduate can pursue such as

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management
  • Certificate Course in Building Design
  • Certificate Course in Construction Supervisor

Subjects covered under Higher Studies after B. Tech in Civil Engineering

Some of the topics that are included in the masters and doctoral courses in Civil Engineering are functional design of buildings, energy management in buildings, modern construction materials, construction methods and equipment, construction planning and control, quality and safety management, computer applications in construction, soil structure interaction, waste water management, solid waste management, ground water pollution, environmental planning and impact assessment, environmental chemistry, environmental microbiology, ground improvement techniques, design of retaining walls, advanced soil mechanics, analysis and structural design of pavements, soil exploration and testing, applied soil mechanics, earthquake geotechnical engineering, finite element analysis and constitutive modelling of soils, fluid mechanics, hydrology, water resources planning and management,  irrigation technology, ground water engineering, economics of water resources planning, material technology, water quality modelling, computer aided analysis and design, structural stability, foundation engineering, structural optimization, earthquake engineering, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, computer applications in structural engineering, fracture mechanics, urban transportation systems planning, air pollution control, traffic engineering and management, computer aided modelling of traffic and transportation systems, intelligent transportation systems, rural roads construction, railway engineering and so on.

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in Civil Engineering

After the completion of higher studies in Civil Engineering their will be a vast career scope for the aspirants. They can try for job in both government sector as well as private sector companies. Now days, the number of construction companies are increasing in rapid rate and hence the demand for civil engineers is also very high.



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4 Responses to “Higher Study options after B.Tech in Civil Engineering”

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    I want to study ms what is the scope of ms ? and how to proced for ms in another country which country is better ?

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    mohammed abdul wali:

    can i persue my specification in mining engineering after completing my b.teck by civil engineering

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    Muhammad Ayub:

    Please clarify the scope of high qualification after passing B tech in civil Engineering. I want to carry my academic activities from pakistani universities may be from abroad universities.Please give me suggestion that waht i do after B-TECH in civil Engineering.