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career in civil engineering is good choice in Maharashtra
Anjani Chaand
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Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) with a specialisation in Civil Engineering is one of most sought after courses among engineering students in India. Civil engineering deals with the construction, design, management and maintenance of roads, buildings, canals, dams, bridges etc. 

A civil engineer needs to be practical and analytical in approach. He/she must be aware of the various survey methods, should possess sound knowledge of building materials and government regulations and should also be sensitive towards environmental issues of utmost concern.

Since civil engineering is an evergreen field, there is a wide scope of job opportunities in the government as well as private-sector companies. Some examples include BHEL, ONGC, Indian Railways etc. The average starting salary of a civil engineer ranges from Rs. 2 lakh - 5 lakh per annum.

To take up a course in Civil Engineering, one must have passed 10+2 with high marks in subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. 

The selection of candidates is based on the scores attained by them in the entrance exams such JEE Advanced (for IITs), JEE Mains (for other engineering colleges like the NITs) and other university level/ state level engineering entrance exams that are conducted all over India. 

Please follow the given link to explore a list of colleges for B.E (Civil Engineering) in Mumbai, Maharashtra:

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