Civil engineering, among the oldest and broadest branches of technology offers immense career opportunities in industries around. Though at 19802s, the demand of civil engineers slowed down a little, it has regained its importance and now is one of the latest career domains to maintain. People within this domain are largely involved in building, design, development and upkeep of buildings, streets, highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, dams, railway lines and so on.
The need of civil engineers is anticipated to be rising till 2030. According to a report by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the country will need around 76.5 million skilled workforces from the India's prospering building, construction and real estate sector. Actually the construction industry especially is forecasted to increase INR 11,954 billion by 2017, which can be simply amazing! And it's very likely to make over 45 million jobs catering to individuals from all walks of life.
The construction industry is the second biggest employer in the nation after agriculture. It may surprise you but through 2000 and 2013, the business wooed USD 40,399 million as foreign direct investment (FDI). It's further predicted to rise and bring FDI of USD 180 billion by 2020.
Moreover, together with the govt's impetus in fast monitoring investments in infrastructure projects across oil and gas, power, telecommunications the project creating process was hastened from the engineering, procurement and construction sector.
Since, these particular industries are the normal recruiters of civil engineers, it is expected that civil engineering jobs will expand exponentially in the not too distant future. It would be useful to state that civil engineers in India enjoy plush job opportunities and are always high on the priority list of the companies.
Some job profiles-
Given the interdisciplinary nature of the flow, the candidates enjoy huge career prospects. A number of the notable job titles in this field are listed below-
• Construction engineer
• Project engineer
• Field technician
• Structural engineer
• Site engineer
• Quality control engineer
• Estimation engineer
The job prospects for the graduates is diverse and not confined to just any 1 area. The best part is applicants like an edge over other career fields when it comes to government jobs. Job seekers whether fresher or experienced are readily absorbed by several govt offices. Some of the most prominent workplaces for civil engineers in govt sector include irrigation, street and construction and CPWD.