AutoCAD - Course Overview

Duration: 0.3 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 15,000 / Year

About AutoCAD

is one of the most important subjects of civil engineering as it involves creating digital designs of structures. The system helps in creating error-free and precise structural designs that can enable space management and eco-friendly designs as well.

Autocad courses are very important for civil engineers and diploma holders who seek designing jobs or are looking for jobs in the Information Technology sector as Autocad software is one of the most important digital course in the civil engineering field. The programme also makes engineers ready for the master of design courses.

Type of AutoCAD Courses:

Name of the Programme

Type of Programme


Advance Course in CADD

Certificate Programme

3 months


Certificate Programme

2 months

Advanced Autocad Course

Certificate Programme

3 months

Diploma in Autocad

Undergraduate Diploma Programme

2 months

Master Diploma in Architectural CADD

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

2 months

AutoCAD Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates can enroll for the certificate directly after completing the first year of diploma in engineering or Tech courses preferably in Civil Engineering. However, candidates with other branches can also apply.
  • In order to apply for the Diploma in CAD, candidates must have completed at least two years of Tech in Civil engineering. Admissions can be secured directly.
  • For Advanced or Master Diploma in Autocad, candidates can apply directly after completing 3-year diploma in civil engineering or B.Tech in Civil engineering. 

AutoCAD Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

AutoCAD Interface

Sketch Entities & Sketch Tools

Block, W-, X-attach & X-Ref

Smart Dimensions, Fully Define Sketch and Blocks

Dimensions & Dimension Styles

Geometry & Dimensional Constraints

Layer & Object Properties

Sketch Visualization & Sketch Analysis

Drafting Settings

Wire frame & Transformation tools

Inquiry tools & Parametric Drafting

Surface Creation & Modification tools

Geometry Creation & Modifications

Introduction, Walls, Flanges, Bending

Design Centre & Tool Palettes

Cutting, Stamping, Folding & Unfolding

Creating & Editing Text

Equations, Design Table & Configurations

Isometric Views

3D sketch and Boolean operations

3D parts, UCS, Boolean operation, Solid Editing, etc.

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Career Options and Job Prospects

is a highly job oriented course and opens up some brilliant job opportunities in the design industry. Although the courses are short term, they enhance the chances of candidates to get high salary packages in the civil engineering, architecture and designing field. Following are some of the jobs that one can apply for after pursuing courses along with Civil Engineering:

Salaries after pursuing Autocad courses, in collaboration with B.Tech in civil engineering, can vary from Rs. 4 lakh to Rs. 9 lakhs depending on the skill of the individuals and their aggregate score in B.Tech programme. Diploma holders in Civil Engineering can earn up to Rs. 3 lakhs after pursuing Autocad courses. The best salary packages are offered at IITs and also to candidates with experience of 2 to 3 years.

FAQs about AutoCAD

What are the top colleges offering AutoCAD courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Vocational courses : H.R. College of commerce and economics (Mumbai) , Institute of Hotel Management (Mumbai) , Jesus and Mary College (New Delhi) , Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology & Applied Nutrition (Kolkata) , Institute of Hotel Management (Ahmedabad). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer AutoCAD or not.

What is the average fee for the course AutoCAD ?

The average fee for AutoCAD is INR 15,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course AutoCAD ?

AutoCAD is a 0.3 year course.

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