M.Tech in Civil Engineering (M.Tech CE)

Updated By Abhik Das on 25 Nov, 2020

Average Duration
2 years
Average Fee
60 K-2 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
GMAT, CAT, XAT ...

About M.Tech in Civil Engineering

M.Tech in Civil Engineering is a postgraduate program which is of a total of 2 years duration, divided into four semesters. The candidates who have pursued a degree in Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech) in any stream can pursue a course in M. Tech in Civil Engineering. Through this course, the students are provided with a curriculum of the specialised concept of Civil Engineering with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of Civil engineering and construction management concept. The various areas of Civil which are covered by M. Tech in Civil Engineering course include structures, Construction Management, Building and Shaping of Materials, Construction of Satellites, Dams, Highways, etc.

The selection of candidates for admission to M. Tech in Civil Engineering course is done either through direct admission or through a national level entrance exam such as Gate or TANCET. The average course fee for M. Tech in Civil ranges somewhere in between 50k to 2 lakh depending on the type of Institute. 

M.Tech Civil Engineering Course Highlights

The major highlights of the M. Tech Civil Engineering course are given in the table below:

Level

Post-graduation

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 50K- 2 lakh

Exam Type

Per Semester

Eligibility 

Must be graduate in B. Tech/ BE from a recognised Institute

Minimum Aggregate Required

50%

Admission Process

Merit-Based, Entrance Exam

Starting Salary

INR 3 to 6 LPA

Job Options

Civil Engineer, Construction Manager, Inventory Manager, Construction Project Manager, Plant Engineer, Professor, Consultant, Researcher, etc.

M.Tech in Civil Engineering Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to pursue a degree in M. Tech Civil Engineering must fulfil certain eligibility criteria in order to get eligible for the course. Though the eligibility criteria for admission to M. Tech Civil Engineering differs from college to college, there are certain minimum eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil for admission.

The eligibility criteria required for admission to M. Tech Civil Engineering are given below:

  • The candidates must have pursued a degree in Bachelors of Engineering (B. Tech/ BE)  in any stream of Engineering including CSE/ECE/ Mining/ Agricultural Engineering/ Civil/ EEE, from a recognised Institute.

  • The candidate must have acquired a minimum aggregate of 50% (45% for the reserved candidates) in the qualifying examination. 

  • The candidates who are appearing for the final exam or waiting for the final result can also apply for admission to M. Tech Civil Engineering course.

Admission Process

While some college offers admission to M. Tech Civil Engineering program on the basis of merit obtained by the student in a National level entrance exam (GATE), some of the colleges also conduct their own entrance exam for testing the eligibility of students for admission. Based on the merit obtained by the student in the qualifying exam or an entrance exam, the shortlisted candidates are called for the university level test in which their proficiency in terms of Civil Engineering, Mathematics Concept, Aptitude and Reasoning are evaluated. Based on the performance of the student in the entrance exam, the qualified candidates are further called for the personal interview round conducted by the colleges. Based on the overall marks obtained by the student in the entrance exam and the interview round, the eligible candidates are offered admission to the program. 

M.Tech Civil Engineering Course Fees

The course fee for M.Tech Civil Engineering depends on various factors such as the type of the institute,  the popularity/ ranking of the institute, and the merit/ scholarship earned by the student. For instance, the student having higher marks in the entrance exam will be provided higher scholarship, accounting for a lower course fee as compared to students with direct admission. On the other hand,  the government based institutes will have much lower fees as compared to private institutes. On average, the course fee for M.Tech Civil Engineering program ranges somewhere in between INR 50k to 2 lakh.

M.Tech in Civil Engineering Syllabus

The semester wise syllabus for M. Tech Civil Engineering program has been given in the table below:

Semester I

Semester II

Advanced Concrete Technology

Contract and Specification in Construction

Building Services

Construction Engineering and Management

Application of Computer in Construction

Construction Project Management

Construction Economy and Finance

Thesis paper

Building Acoustics and Noise Control

Open Elective II

Open Elective I

Project

Seminar

Seminar

 

Semester III

Semester IV

Open Elective III

Evaluation of project and Viva

Project

Seminar

Open Elective IV

Training and Internship

Evaluation of Project

Modern Construction Materials

Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Constructed Facilities

Quality and Safety Management 

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M.Tech in Civil Engineering Career Options and Job Prospects

After completing a course in M.Tech Civil Engineering,  the candidates can opt for various career opportunities and job prospects. The candidates who have pursued a degree in M.Tech Civil Engineering can go for either a government-based or a private based industry The various job options which the candidates can off after pursuing a degree in M.Tech Civil Engineering includes Civil Engineer, Construction Manager, Inventory Manager, Construction Project Manager, Plant Engineer, Professor, Consultant, Researcher, etc. The starting salary of a candidate for M.Tech Civil Engineering ranges in between INR 3 to 6 LPA.

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FAQs about M.Tech in Civil Engineering

I want admission in M.Tech in Civil Engineering. Do I have to clear any exams for that ?

Delhi University Science , Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering , Delhi University Arts , Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test , Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Engineering Entrance Exam are some of the exams that you can appear for to get admission in M.Tech in Civil Engineering courses.

What are the top colleges offering M.Tech in Civil Engineering courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Engineering courses : National Institute of Technology (Mangalore) , Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai) , Indian Institute of Technology (Roorkee) , Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (Nagpur) , Indian Institute of Technology (Jodhpur). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer M.Tech in Civil Engineering or not.

What is the average fee for the course M.Tech in Civil Engineering ?

The average fee for M.Tech in Civil Engineering is INR 50K-2 Lakh per year.

What are the popular specializations related to M.Tech in Civil Engineering ?

Some of the popular specializations for M.Tech. (Master of Technology) are : Biotechnology , High Performance Computing Solutions , Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) , Renewable Energy , Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.

What is the duration of the course M.Tech in Civil Engineering ?

M.Tech in Civil Engineering is a 2 year course.

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