What to do after B.Tech in Civil Engineering?


B.Tech in Civil Engineering is a four- year undergraduate degree. The course helps the participants to develop technical skills in design, construction and maintenance of structural works. The structures include buildings, bridges, roads, airports, sewage and other general constructional works. Those who have completed the technical degree can go for higher studies or they can search out jobs in the construction sector. Higher studies increase the probability to obtain a rewarding career in the related industry.

Higher Studies options after B.Tech in Civil Engineering

Those who wish to continue their studies after Civil Engineering degree can find a lot of options to choose. They can either go for postgraduate degree in Civil Engineering or they can pursue an MBA degree. The admission to these courses is based on the score obtained in the entrance exam. The entrance test is carried out nationally or by the institution that offers the course. The students can have their preferred specializations in both these higher education programs. The main specializations offered under M. Tech in Civil Engineering are

  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Building Technology and Construction Management
  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering
  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering
  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering
  • M. Tech. in Civil Engineering - Transportation Engineering

The specializations offered under MBA degree are

  • Human Resources Management
  • Finance Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management etc

Job opportunities for B.Tech in Civil Engineering

The job opportunities for Civil Engineers are much high in the present era. This is mainly due to rapid development of infrastructure facilities, and boom in the construction sector. The major employers of these professionals in the public sector are Telecom, Railways, Defense, and PWD. They can work in the role of supervisor or Manager in Construction Companies. Another option for these graduates is to go with research activities or with teaching in any of the reputed Engineering Colleges. They have the option to work as freelancers also.

Top firms that recruit Civil Engineers are:

  • DLF
  • Frischmann Prabhu
  • Gammon India
  • Hindustan Construction Company:
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • Nagarjuna Construction Company:
  • Punj Lloyd
  • Shapoorji Pallonji & Company
  • Sobha Developers Limited
  • Tata Projects
  • Unitech

Short Term Courses after B.Tech in Civil engineering

The short term courses help students to sharpen their skills in technical drawing and designing.

  • Certificate Course in Building Design
  • Certificate Course in Construction Supervisor

There exist certain short term software courses which educates students with productive use of software design tools.



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12 Responses to “What to do after B.Tech in Civil Engineering?”

  1. 12
    sachin gupta:

    i am 3 rd year student of civil engg. i want some extra coarses what i have do??

  2. 11

    as iam stding in 3rd yr btch so what to do for ms can u expln

  3. 10
    Anupam chakraborty:

    I am 37+ complete my B.tech civil from IGNOU.presently I am working as a SAE under govt. of west bengal.pl. tell me what will be my further move

  4. 9

    i m studying in 3rd year civil enng.what to do to improve communication skill and personality and where to do? plz guide me by giving some particular institution name n address.

    which extra courses are necessary for a civil enng?

  5. 8

    i am studying in third year civil engg. degree course,i want to do M.S. after my B.E. completion ,so what preparations should i do from now????

  6. 7

    which type of jobs will we get after m.tech in civil engineering rather than b.tech in it

  7. 6

    dear sir,
    i have completed my 12th boards wt 90% marks, im waiting for my entrance allotment results.
    im hoping to take up civil, but everyone here is discouraging me from taking up civil cause in their opinion it isnt a branch with good placements even if i get into a reputed institute
    is it true?
    please do help me

  8. 5

    …i got year back 2 times and will complete BE in 2013… and my 5th and 6th sem % is too less…. is there any courses that i can learn during the free time…. and after BE what should i do.. m totally confused… i want to go for mtch…. i am worried due to the year backs….plz help…

  9. 4

    i am a civil engineer under WBUT. i have scored above 70%-75% till 5th sem now i am doing 6th sem. my question is will i be able for good company in campusing or interview?what is the min cut off marks for construction company?

  10. 3
    chandra mohan reddy:

    how to get a software job with civil engineering degree

  11. 2
    Ramesh Gunti:

    How to get a job opportunity in Clinical Research/Pharmacovigilance for M.Pharm., Pharmacology freshers?

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