The discipline of Civil Engineering deals with the various aspects of planning, designing, construction, maintenance and modification of physical structure and naturally built environment
The discipline offers a huge umbrella and covers varied aspects ranging from geotechnical engineering to structural engineering, environmental to material, forensic to hydrology.
Civil Engineering is considered as a single largest branch among all the engineering branches. It is the also second oldest discipline after military engineering.
Civil Engineering makes use of scientific principles to solve the given problems of society like residential, commercial, industrial and public works projects of all sizes and levels of construction. The other name of civil engineering is construction engineering. Structures such as tunnels, dams, sewers, bridges, highways, canals, industrial plants, residential buildings, railway lines, airports etc also come under the category of civil engineering.
How to pursue civil engineering?
The candidates, who wish to pursue civil Engineering should have passed higher secondary board exam from a recognized board in India with Science- Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with 50 percent.
The core subjects of civil Engineering include the following subjects:
Surveying-land and surveying
Material science and engineering
Structural Analysis & Design
Design of Hydraulic Structures
Architecture and Town Planning
Top companies recruiting civil engineers are as follows-
Larsen & Toubro Ltd
Punj Lloyd Group
Lanco Infratech Limited
IVRCL Infrastructures & Projects Ltd.
Simplex Infrastructures Ltd
Hindustan Construction Company (HCC)