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:
Diploma holder positions are occupied by degree holders
Lack of proper guidance and career counselling.
Students’ skill sets are not in tune with the current industrial requirements.
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
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:
National highway authority of India (NHAI)
Steel Authority of India Ltd.
PWD & Irrigation Department
Government Housing Schemes
Municipal Corporations (Town/Rural Planning and Development)
State Electricity Boards (MHEB, etc)
Government Mega Construction Projects (Dams, Highways, Roads, Bridges)
Central public work departments (CPWD)
Indian Armed Forces
3. Private sector job
Some of the well-known recruiters are:
TATA Realty and Infrastructure
Hindustan Construction Company
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:
3d Home Architect
Design of Lightweight structures
Water & Waste management
Fatigue of structures
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
LEET EXAM for B. Tech admissions
Coaching for government Jobs like
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
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