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Career Guidance / Civil Engineering

About Us

“Nothing can be of great worth or holy which is the work of builders and mechanics.” ~Zeno, Stoic Philosopher Civil engineers design & supervise infrastructure like roads, highways, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, pipelines & sewage systems. Several factors that civil engineers must consider in their designs include costs, maintenance, durability (in harsh climate). They use computer technologies and advanced materials to design structures that meet the future needs of a growing population. Therefore, their work is carried out according to proper specifications and safety standards.

Career Way

Diploma (Civil Engineering)
Level Under-Graduate
Duration 3 years
Eligibility High School/Intermediate/ITI, Some colleges have a criteria of specific minimum marks
Entrance Exam Polytechnic Diploma Entrance Exam (e.g. Delhi CET, TS POLYCET), Diploma Entrance Test (DET)
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹60,000 to ₹2,50,000
Mode Regular
Goal Junior Civil Engineer, Civil Supervisor, Lateral Entry in B.Tech


Acharya Polytechnic, Bengaluru
Amity University, Noida
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
College of Engineering, Pune
College of Engineering, Trivandrum
Delhi Technological University, New Delhi
Government Polytechnic, Malvan, Maharashtra
Government Polytechnic, Pune
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi
Institute of Road & Transport Technology, Erode, Tamilnadu
Integral University, Lucknow
Jadavpur University, Kolkata
Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Kalinga Polytechnic (KIIT Polytechnic), Bhubaneswar
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
National Institute of Engineering, Mysore
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Surathkal
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal
National Institute of Technology, RourkelaPSG College of Technology, CoimbatoreR.V. College of Engineering, BangaloreSardar Patel College of Engineering, MumbaiVeermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

Key Skills

Being driven by curiosity
Communication Skills
Detail Oriented

Career Prospectous

Site Engineer
Civil Engineer
Project Manager
Assistant Project Manager
Assistant Civil Engineer
Purchase and Quality Control Executive
Planning and Design Officer
Teacher / Lecturer
Structural Engineer
Construction Engineer
Hydraulic Engineer
Transportation Engineer
Geotechnical Engineer
Environmental engineer
Civil Supervisor
Land Surveyor


Like in any other field the remuneration in this field depends on qualification, experience and area in which one works. One could get an initial pay of ₹20,000 to ₹50,000 per month.

Role Models

  • Roma Agarwal

    Roma Agarwal is a chartered structural engineer based in London. She has worked on several major engineering projects, including the Shard. Agrawal is also an active diversity campaigner, championing women in engineering. She joined WSP on a graduate program, becoming a chartered engineer with the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2011. She spent six years working on the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard, designing the foundations and the iconic spire

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