Civil Engineering (CE)

" The Department aims at improving the civic life of man by harmonizing the natural resources available on earth."

Civil Engineering deals with the Construction, Soil mechanics, Transportation, Municipal sanitary, surveying, mapping and hydraulics. While a construction engineer deals with the design and supervision of construction of bridges, buildings, tunnels and dams. Engineers specialized in soil mechanic are vital and relevant for conquest of areas ranging from Antarctica to the moon. Transportation engineering deals with the planning, design and construction of roads, streets and thoroughfares.

Broadly a civil engineer is expected to do planning, research, design and construction of buildings and roads; traffic and transportation, irrigation and power, water supply and sewage disposal, dams and reservoirs, ports and harbours, airways and navigation, treatment for industrial wastes and abatement of air pollution and disaster mitigation.

Career Prospects

A civil engineer can choose from a multitude of career options like designing, supervision and construction activities of public works like roads, bridges, tunnels, buildings, airports, dams, water works, sewage systems, ports etc. The career prospects in this field are enormous owing to the rapid growth of infrastructure facilities in the country.