Career options after Diploma in Civil Engineering.

CAREER OPTIONS AFTER DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING?
Diploma in civil engineering has the lowest rate of placement records among all other streams, even though more than 60% of the annual budget in India goes to construction industry directly or indirectly. So, keeping in mind, in this article we are about to discuss various available career options that a diploma holder in civil engineering can consider.
Diploma certificate holder in civil engineering can find employment in the various design and construction industries including highways, Railways, Bridges, Industrial Structures, research organizations, water supply corporations, ports and harbour, and many other construction projects.
However, a considerable amount of unemployment is being experienced in the civil engineering field and these numbers are increasing year by year.
Possible Reasons for the increasing unemployment among diploma holders in civil engineering:
  1. Diploma holder positions are occupied by degree holders
  2. Lack of proper guidance and career counselling.
  3. Students’ skill sets are not in tune with the current industrial requirements.
  4. The gap between supply and demand for employment opportunities.
These are the best career option available after diploma in civil engineering. Students are advised to choose their career options keeping in mind of their financial condition, area of Interest and family concerns.
Career options after Diploma in Civil Engineering
 
1. Higher Studies
 
Students can go for Higher studies, they can choose B.Tech through LEET exam and then can go for PhD as well. This way they can create teaching options in various colleges as professors and as scientists in various government departments
 Some of the colleges that offer later entry in civil engineering
 
  • DTU Delhi
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering, Delhi, Paschim Vihar
  • NIEC, Shastri Park, Delhi
  • GGSIPU – Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka, Delhi
2. Government job
 
government recruiters are:
 
  • Indian Railways
  • SSC JE
  • RRB
  • National highway authority of India (NHAI)
  • ONGC
  • Steel Authority of India Ltd.
  • DRDO
  • PWD & Irrigation Department
  • Government Housing Schemes
  • Municipal Corporations (Town/Rural Planning and Development)
  • State Electricity Boards (MHEB, etc)
  • NTPC Ltd
  • Government Mega Construction Projects (Dams, Highways, Roads, Bridges)
  • Central public work departments (CPWD)
  • Indian Armed Forces
  • Water Boards
Quick tips:
  1. Join the best coaching center if required.
  2. Study daily for 8-9 hours and also make a time table for the proper utilization of time.
  3. Complete your syllabus thoroughly.
  4. Practice mock test and previous year questions.
 
3. Private sector job
 
Some of the well-known recruiters are:
  • DLF
  • L&T-ECC
  • TATA Realty and Infrastructure
  • SPCL
  • Reliance Infrastructure
  • GMR Infrastructure,
  • Hindustan Construction Company
  • IRB Infrastructure
Quick tips:
  1. Upload your resume to different job portals like Naukri.comMonster India, etc.
  2. Daily update your profile – Mandatory If you want job quickly.
  3. Strengthen your fundamental knowledge
  4. Prepare for technical and HR interview
 
4. Short Courses
Short courses boost your professional skills and help you to stand out. These courses make you an expert in a specific area that can meet the requirement of the market. There are so many courses available in the market. You can choose as per your personal interest.
These short courses can be done between 6–12 months
Few short-term courses for civil engineers:
 
  1. AutoCAD
  2. SCADA
  3. 3d Home Architect
  4. Design of Lightweight structures
  5. SAP
  6. Water & Waste management
  7. On-site Safety
  8. Fatigue of structures
  9. Linear Modelling
  10. FEM
  11. Quality surveying
How Locus Academy can help in achieving your goals and career options?
Locus Academy offers free guidance program for the students who are confused what to opt as a career option. They have a team of experienced faculties who are ex Professors and ex-Employees of government departments.
They also provide coaching for various career options such as
  1. LEET EXAM for B. Tech admissions
  2. Coaching for government Jobs like
  • SSC JE
  • STATE JE
  • DSSSB JE
  • PSU JE
  • RRB JE
  • DDA JE
  • LMRC JE
  • DMRC JE etc.
The best part about Locus Academy is that they provide coaching till your selection without any extra fees. Apart from that they have many features which make them stand apart from other coaching institutes such as
  • They provide library facility
  • They provide hybrid classroom program – (online + offline)
  • They provide All India Test Series
  • They provide Quick Notes of every subject
  • Regular and weekly tests
  • Assignments
  • They teach from very basics
  • Batch strength – 15 to 20 students per batch
  • Teacher focuses on every student specially on weak ones
  • Scholarship programs for meritorious students
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