List of Postgraduate Courses in Civil Engineering


Civil engineering is a branch of engineering that is concerned with the preservation, designing and erection of natural and man made structures. It comprises of works such as dams, bridges, houses and roads. The field of Civil engineering is split into many sub-disciplines like environmental engineering and construction engineering in addition to coastal engineering, transportation engineering and geotechnical engineering. Areas like structural engineering as well as metropolitan or urban engineering are also included in Civil Engineering.

There are many colleges in India which offer postgraduate courses in Civil Engineering. Students who wish to join these courses must have cleared their 10+2 class with at least 55% marks. They must have learned Mathematics and Physics in addition to Chemistry. The selection of the candidates is done by an entrance exam. Exams like the Jawaharlal Nehru University entrance exam (JNU), the Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE) and the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) are carried out by individual universities for the admission of students.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • M.Sc in Civil Engineering
  • M.E in Civil engineering
  • PG Diploma in Civil Engineering

Career prospects

There are many jobs available for candidates in both the public and private sectors. Employment could be found in teaching institutions too.  The job of a civil engineer is to conserve and renovate existing structures and facilities. Besides this, they also construct new ones. After the completion of the program, candidates can also find jobs in housing societies, consultancy firm etc. as well as in quality determining laboratories. It is also possible for the candidates to join the Indian Engineering Services through the exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The initial salary of the candidates is around Rs 8000 – Rs 12000 per month. Senior engineers will earn as much as Rs 20000 each month. Students of civil engineering working in the field of construction have an income of approximately Rs 30000 a month. Professors who are employed in Universities and colleges will get a salary that is fixed by the UGC. Professionals in the field may get up to Rs 50000 - Rs 60000 every month. The remuneration of the candidates will differ according to the category and number of the clients.



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12 Responses to “List of Postgraduate Courses in Civil Engineering”

  1. 12

    I’m doing my final year civil engg …I planned to do M.Arch in PG.I request you to give some information about the requirement and eligibility to proceed further.

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    Syamlal sasi:

    Am second year civil students i have like to do my m tech in nit or iit , which brange is most good to do

  3. 10

    i want to study ME in transportation engineering. i need details about specified branch and where it is available and about future scope…….

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    abhishek kumar:

    i am a civil eng. student . i want to post graduate in petrolium or minnes eng is it possible

  5. 8

    I am doing civil engineering in final year, I am interested in doing master in construction is best or not I exact cannot decided so please give me information about it. than you sir/madam.

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    Nitesh Shetty:

    I am a Civil engineer with 1 year working experience.Can you suggest me any course which i should do which may have some benefit. I basically love Design subjects & also want to improve my management skills

  7. 6

    Am doing my final year civil engrng… Im interested in doing Architecture… is there any chance for me to do PG in architecture without doing UG in arch? if so what r the formalities r required?

  8. 5

    ii got 21.86 out of 100 for gate in civil,,, so am i eliglble for any admission in mtech in delhi—-and i woulld like to wat is the cutt off mark ofr the GATE

  9. 4

    i got 140 rank in OUpgecet 2012 in ce stream.i belong to oc general category, can i get structural engineering in any university in andhra

  10. 3

    I hav just 52% in ssc and hsc… Will i get admission in post graduation aft my civil enng ?

  11. 2

    I have completed my in the regular program,if is done as correspondence hw much weitage wil it carry when copared to regular also doing a job right now

  12. 1

    What are the available PG cources in Civil Engineering?