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Future of Civil Engineering in India 2018- Career, Scope and growth prospects

Civil Engineering: Civil Engineering is among the oldest and the most demanding engineering filed and similarly offers most remunerating career choices. Students with insane enthusiasm for designing and building, along with brilliant knowledge in Mathematics and computers, can achieve a successful carrier in the field of Civil Engineering.

Civil Engineering includes planning and dealing with various development ventures. A civil engineer can be engaged in making everything from a little bridge to an extravagant private residential complex. Civil Engineers practices into a variety of range, for example, coastal areas, environment, infrastructure, transportation, urban design and water resources. Nowadays many MNCs offer attractive salary and packages for Civil engineers. But before getting a good job students must have a graduate or postgraduate degree in the field of civil engineering.

This post will give you all detail about Civil Engineering. What will be the Eligibility and courses, Job Opportunity, Job profile, What Perks come along with this career? and the name companies which hiring Civil Engineers, Technology comes in Civil including change trend of Civil Technology and much more information about Civil Engineering. I suggest you that bookmark this page by using Ctrl+D for more update about Civil Engineering Scope. Let’s Start the discussion-

Eligibility and Courses Of ‘Civil Engineering’:

Everybody knows the eligibility for ‘Civil Engineering’ but the courses are rarely known expect Civil Engineer students. Let’s discuss in detail about the eligibility and Courses of ‘Civil Engineering’ The minimum qualification to get enrolls for civil engineering courses in India is 10+2 with physics, chemistry, and mathematics. First years includes the basic engineering subjects along with engineering design and mathematics. Subject likes Ceramics & Cement Technology, Construction Technology, Design of Structures, Fluid Mechanics, Geo-Informatics, Geotechnical Engineering, Highway Technology, Remote Sensing, Soil Mechanics, Structural Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering added later.

Job Opportunities in ‘Civil Engineering’:

Job opportunities in ‘Civil engineering’ increasing rapidly. There is a huge demand of Civil Engineers in our country. The field is rising with the introduction of new technology. Both public and private sectors companies hire Civil Engineers. Truth to be told, the industry saw a deficiency of huge numbers of Civil Engineers.  Hence, there is a positive sign for the pursuing students.

Civil Engineers can be selected by Consultancy Firms, Government Departments, Housing, and Urban Development, Industrial Plants & Building, Power Plants, Private and Public Sector Undertakings, Real Estate Societies, Teaching Institutions, Transportation etc.

Top organizations employing ‘Civil Engineers’:

I listed some top organization according to employing Civil Engineers all organizations name are given below in list:

  • Ajay Kadam Association,
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  • Associated Engineering Consultants
  • Balaji Railroad Systems Ltd.
  • Dr. Kelkar Consultants Pvt Ltd.
  • DRDO, Hiranandani Construction Pvt. Ltd.
  • ISRO,  IVRCL Infrastructure & Projects Ltd.
  • Jaypee Group, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
  • Macro Marvel Infrastructure Corporation Ltd.
  • Railways, Engineers India Ltd., RDS Projects Ltd.
  • SERC
  • Simplex Projects Ltd.
  • Vadakar and Associates etc.

Job profiles for ‘Civil Engineer’:

When you apply for a job in any organization, all organization are hired as according to your degree profile and your experience also.  If Any applicant with a degree in Civil Engineering can be selected as given below:-

  • Assistant Manager
  • Building Control Surveyor
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Consulting Civil Engineer
  • Deputy Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Director of Public Works
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Independent Consultants
  • Materials Engineer
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Researchers
  • Senior Engineer
  • Site Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Water Resource Engineer

What Perks come along with the ‘Civil Engineering’ career?
 There is a high degree of job satisfaction because of the challenges and varying working conditions encountered in this career. By working in an office, on a computer, interacting with a client, being on site, leading teams etc. there is no degree of monotony in this profession.

Helping to build structures and contributing to society makes civil engineers feel a sense of accomplishment. Moreover, civil engineering is a vast field, and there are numerous specialization areas to choose from based on personal interest.

Some drawbacks of this career include frequent travel and change of locations. Civil engineers are usually required to work long hours outdoors which may be exhausting especially if weather conditions are poor. Sometimes these engineers are required to work on Sundays and public holidays, and therefore personal & social life may be compromised.

There are a few mechanical and chemical safety precautions that need to be taken against heavy equipment and machinery to prevent ill health and unnecessary accidents. Moreover, compared to other disciplines of engineering, civil engineers make less money. Also, their work is subject to public scrutiny, which may be stressful for them.

How is Competition in ‘Civil Engineering’?

Civil engineering is expected to be very popular because existing structures will require replacement. In this technologically advanced world, with population growing and infrastructure aging, civil engineers will expect to have a steady employment in the future. However, exact numbers of civil engineering jobs will depend on a country’s construction needs, which indirectly rely on the economy.

Research of civil engineer Jobs:

jobs will increase much faster than the average for all occupations through 2018. Some job openings will occur to replace those who switch careers, transfer or retire. Civil engineers held about 278,400 jobs in 2008, 50% of which worked for agricultural & engineering firms, 25% worked with the government and the rest worked in construction.

Locations where this career is good for ‘Civil Engineers’?
If you want to make your good career in ‘Civil Engineering’ you may know the location where the career is good for ‘Civil Engineers’. Large cities of developing countries such as China, Malaysia, Singapore, & the Gulf (UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia) will have a greater need for competent civil engineers. Countries with poor economies may not have such bright opportunities.

What are Salary Prospects?

Salary is most important part of any stream. Let me tell you, In 2008, civil engineers had an average annual income of $78,000 in the US. In 2009, according to a survey, those with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering started with an average annual salary of $52,000.

In India, a fresh civil engineer can expect between Rs. 30,000 to Rs.40,000 per month depending on rank and seniority. After gaining experience, a civil engineer may receive a promotion to supervisor and can earn Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 90,000 a month. Someone with 15-20 years’ experience can rake in upwards of Rs. 1 lakh a month.

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