Civil Engineering is a field which is confined to planning and execution of futuristic projects in the construction industry. As the world progresses new technologies have been introduced in the field of construction and Civil Engineering that has led to creation of modern day marvels that have turned out to be stamp of the progressive society. Due to rapid industrialization and urbanization the demand for trained professionals in the field of Civil Engineering have increased over a period of time.
According to a recent survey conducted by Government of India, the various infrastructure development projects planned which have been proposed to be completed by 2021 would create 1.2 million new jobs in the sector of Civil Engineering.
The Evergreen field of Civil Engineering has always been in demand as many Multi-National companies like DLF, Caterpillar, L&T , Jaypee , GMR , have ventured into public private partnership to develop various infrastructure such as Airports , Flyovers , National Highways , Railway Stations , Shopping Malls. The government has proposed to invest Rs. 64000 Crores in the infrastructure to develop world class facilities in the country during the current Financial Year. As a result there would be a jump of 52% in number of jobs in the Civil Engineering sector during the next five years. As a student if you have an inclination towards the field of Designing then Civil Engineering offers lucrative career options after 10+2.
The various career options after completing four year Under Graduate degree in Civil Engineering comprises of:-
- Building Control Surveyor
- Consulting Civil Engineer
- Contracting Civil Engineer
- Environmental Consultant
- Nuclear Engineer
- Pattern Attorney
- Site Engineer
- Structural Engineer
- Water Engineer
Apart from private sector companies the Civil engineers can avail employment opportunities in public sector departments such as P.W.D. , NHAI , BRDO , Indian Railways , DMRC etc.