Specialization in Civil Engineering



1. Structural Engineering
2. Geotechnical Engineering
3. Transportation Engineering
4. Construction Planning and Management
5. Environmental Engineering
6. Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering
7. Earthquake Engineering

1. Structural Engineering

This stream deals with the following major areas: advanced structural mechanics, finite element analysis, structural dynamics, structural stability, structural reliability, structural optimization, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, steel structures, design for wind and earthquake, plates and shells, bridges, tall buildings, towers, computer applications in structural engineering, fracture mechanics, masonry structures, power plant structures, composite structures.

2. Geotechnical Engineering

This stream provides specialized knowledge in various geotechnical engineering topics such as foundation engineering, ground improvement techniques, design of retaining walls, underground excavations, etc. A wide range of subjects such as advanced soil mechanics, rock mechanics, soil exploration and testing, applied soil mechanics, advanced foundation engineering, soil dynamics and machine foundations, earthquake geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, geosynthetics and reinforced soil structures, ground improvement, finite element analysis and constitutive modelling of soils, geotechnics for infrastructures, and seismic site characterization.

3 Transportation Engineering

This stream covers a wide range of topics which includes urban transportation systems planning, transportation economics, traffic engineering and management, traffic flow theory, computer aided modeling of traffic and transportation systems, Intelligent transportation systems, travel demand modeling, transportation system analysis focusing on energy and environment, network optimisation, urban public transportation, geometric design of highways, pavement material characterization; flexible and rigid pavement analysis and design; constitutive modeling of bitumen, modified bitumen and bituminous mixtures; stress analysis of layered structures; aging of binders, pavement design, pavement management, pavement evaluation, rural roads construction, use of alternate materials for flexible pavement construction, transportation terminals, railway engineering and waterway transportation.

4. Construction Planning and Management

Construction planning and management , Sustainable Construction, Construction planning and control, Construction project management, Construction economics and finance, Quality and safety management, Lean construction, Construction contracts and specifications, and Computer applications in construction.

5. Environmental Engineering

This interdisciplinary stream is designed to meet the needs of both government departments/public sector and industry, with emphasis on various aspects like protected water supply and sanitation for public health, pollution control and sustainable development. This stream emphasis on protected water supply, waste water management, air pollution control, solid waste management, ground water pollution-fate, transport and remediation, environmental planning and impact assessment, modelling of air and water quality, environmental chemistry, environmental microbiology biotechnology and environmental systems analysis.

6. Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering

This stream provides a strong conceptual background in areas such as irrigation, hydrology, hydropower, water supply, flood control, through a wide range of courses including applied fluid mechanics, free surface flows, surface water, hydrology, water resources planning and management, hydraulic modeling, irrigation technology, ground water engineering, contaminant transport, finite element methods in water resources, unsteady open channel flows, stochastic methods in water resources technology, economics of water resources planning, hydraulic transients, environmental hydraulics, simulation of water resources system, urban hydrology and storm drainage design and management, coastal zone management, expert system and evolutionary algorithm applications to water resources problems, water quality modeling, computing techniques, computer aided analysis and design.

7. Earthquake Engineering

This stream covers a Seismic Design topics which includes Soil Dynamics , Structural Dynamics Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment.

Top Colleges with Their POST GRADUATION Courses

M.Tech. Admissions - iit delhi

  • M.Tech. in Construction Technology and Management (CEC)
  • M.Tech. in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (CEG)
  • M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering (CEP)
  • M.Tech. in Structural Engineering (CES)
  • M.Tech. in Construction Engineering and Management (CET)
  • M.Tech. in Rock Engineering and Underground Structures (CEU)
  • M.Tech. in Environmental Engineering and Management (CEV)
  • M.Tech. in Water Resources Engineering (CEW)

for more details : civil.iitd.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - iit bombay

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Systems Engineering
  • Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

for more details : civil.iitb.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - iit Roorkee

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Hydraulic Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geomatics Engineering

for more details : iitr.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - iit KANPUR

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Geoinformatics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering

for more details : iitk.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - IIT Gandhinagar

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Water-Resources Engineering

for more details : iitgn.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - iit guwahati

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Infrastructure Engineering and Management
  • Structural Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering and Management

for more details : iitg.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - iit madras

The CE Dept. offers M.Tech in Civil Engineering degree in the following areas:

  • Building Technology and Construction Management (CE1)
  • Environmental Engineering (CE2)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (CE3)
  • Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering (CE4)
  • Structural Engineering (CE5)
  • Transportation Engineering (CE6)

for more details : iitm.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - Nit kurushetra

  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engg.
  • Structural Engg.
  • Water Resources Engg.
  • Transportation Engg.
  • Environmental Engg

for more details : nitkkr.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions - Punjab Engineering College (PEC)

  • BE Course Scheme
  • M.E. Civil Structure
  • M.E. Civil Irrigation
  • M.E. Civil Highway
  • M.E. Civil Environmental

for more details : pec.ac.in

M.Tech. in - Thapar University

  • Structural Engineering
  • Civil Infrastructure

for more details : www.thapar.edu

M.Tech. Admissions in - Nittr, Panjab University

  • Construction management

for more details : www.nitttrchd.ac.in

M.Tech. Admissions in - guru nanak dev Engineering college Ludhiana

  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering- Part Time
  • structural Engineering-Full Time
  • Geo Technical Engineering-Full Time
  • Environmental Science & Engineering-Full Time

for more details : www.gndec.ac.in