Jobs after M.Tech in Civil Engineering


Construction engineering is a vast field where job opportunities are very much available. Career opportunities will be available not only in India but also with companies abroad. A few of the possible career options are Architect, Builder, Civil Engineer, City Planner and Irrigation Engineer etc. It is possible for them to get jobs within the public as well as the private sectors. Besides this, even holders of diploma have options in Testing laboratories and Site Management. Self employment is also an available option for civil engineers. They can work with:

  • Estimating jobs
  • Preparation of civil drawings
  • Public Health
  • Rain water harvesting system
  • Surveying

The main responsibilities of a civil engineer include the planning and managing of projects that are based on construction. He also ensures that the designs thus made are implemented with extreme caution and that the whole procedure flows competently. A few of the projects that a civil engineer will be concerned with will include the construction of highways, airports, building, utility lines and buildings etc.

Private Sector Jobs after M.Tech in Civil Engineering

There are quite a few private sector firms in India that recruit postgraduate students of civil engineering. With a Postgraduate degree, the candidates will be able to get jobs into managerial posts. But some experience will also do them good as several would firms prefer candidates with a little experience. With more qualification as well as expertise in the field, the   candidates will be able to command more salary. Some of the private sector firms that take in students of M.Tech Civil Engineering are Larsen & Toubro, Jaypee and IVRCL.

Some of the designations to which candidates will get recruited are

  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Plant Engineer,
  • Construction Project Engineers
  • Junior Civil Engineer/Technician
  • Planning Engineer
  • Project Coordinator / Project Engineer
  • Senior Engineer,
  • Site Engineer

Government Sector Jobs after M.Tech in Civil Engineering

Candidates who wish to work with the public sector will have to appear for exams that are carried out by the Public Service Commission & the UPSC. These are the general governing bodies for the recruitment of candidates into the available vacancies in the central and state level. Some of the government sector jobs include:

  • The defense force
  • Banking sector ( SBI)
  • Industry promotion agencies

Some of the public sector firms that take in students of M.Tech Civil Engineering comprise of:

  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited
  • National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Power Grid Corporation Of India Limited
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • MMTC Limited
  • National Fertilizers Limited
  • Bharath Electronics Limited
  • Cement Corporation Of India
  • Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited
  • Hindustan Zinc Limited
  • National Small Industries Corporation Limited

Job Prospects Abroad after M.Tech in Civil Engineering

There are many job opportunities available for postgraduate students of Civil Engineering in foreign countries. A few of the main countries which candidates choose to work would include the United Kingdom, the Middle East, USA and Australia etc. Apart from being offered challenging jobs, the students will also find that they get very good salary packages. Thos Civil Engineers who have specialization in some sterling designs.



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5 Responses to “Jobs after M.Tech in Civil Engineering”

  1. 5

    Pls , suggest me if any openings for mtech civil , i m ready to work any wher . .

  2. 4
    Devendra Madankar:

    sir, im studying in Civil Engg. im interested in Transportation Department of India. what i can do for this job? in which stream i should continue my P.G. ? is there any exam required like UPSC? which post i will get in that department? plz suggest me..

  3. 3

    sir,i am a diploma holder in civil stream.which will be much better for me to take higher education or to to gain experience in field work.i am less intrested in education as compared to job.please send me the right chioce for my better future.
    thanks sir.

  4. 2
    lalit s khairnar:

    what is the procedure for the MS in civil engg?

  5. 1

    what is the scope after M.TECH. in mechanical engineering after B.TECH. in the same branch