What is the future scope for a civil engineering engineer starting out in a medium-sized construction company in India?

Updated on : December 3, 2021 by Zac Parker



What is the future scope for a civil engineering engineer starting out in a medium-sized construction company in India?

I'd say it would be a great place to learn and grow as a civil engineer.

Because these firms generally put more burden on the site engineer and this would push him to limit and know how the work is done.

Secondly, being a site engineer, you will be able to learn to read drawings, calculate bill, estimate and project progress, it is all up to you.

While large companies only have a specific job, you will develop only limited skills and knowledge!

Starting with a low-profile contractor is hectic and time-consuming. Like all activities of supervision, design, provisioning, labor management, dealing with clients, etc. they are for you and only you. Not because you are capable, but because they do not want to spend money, which is logical since they do not have enough.

As a result, what happens is that you learn the tricks of the trade very early and can use this experience in a more reputable establishment in the future. This is my personal experience.

Originally Answered To: What is the scope of mechanical engineering in India?
Mechanics is the most fundamental field of engineering, all courses are based on pure mathematics and simple logic of physics. However, the topic progresses quite a bit as you delve into it.

Now to the post-B.Tech jobs in mechanics: there are a lot. As long as men depend on machines, there will be a demand for mecanichis. However, most of them are not core (even 10 Lpa PSUs).

Sorry to say, but the irony of this beautiful field is that in India B.Tech Mechanchis are more or less hard-working though

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Originally Answered To: What is the scope of mechanical engineering in India?
Mechanics is the most fundamental field of engineering, all courses are based on pure mathematics and simple logic of physics. However, the topic progresses quite a bit as you delve into it.

Now to the post-B.Tech jobs in mechanics: there are a lot. As long as men depend on machines, there will be a demand for mecanichis. However, most of them are not core (even 10 Lpa PSUs).

Sorry to say, but the irony of this beautiful field is that in India B.Tech Mechanchis are more or less workers albeit with better wages.
Or if not, mere supervisors who should keep their technical knowledge at home.

As a result, a lot of mecanchis have to follow one of these paths:
1) Get a job in basic technician (like I said, a rarity with only a B.Tech, maybe <1%)
2) Get a job in public sector (IES, PSU, central and state government)
3) Go abroad in one of the best universities and do research
4) Go to IAS
5) Bell the CAT (MBA)
6) Open GATE for M.Tech
7) Join the
Indian Army, Navy or Air Force 8) Go abroad in an ordinary college / university in countries with easier immigration laws (Australia, Canada) and try to get a permanent job and public relations.

Choose it before CS? I think definitely NOT, except in the case that you have been completely in this field since childhood, that is, that you are passionate about, unless you go for cs. I opened the mechanics branch at my university. He had an immense passion for it.

To anyone reading this post, I don't want to discourage you from being mecanchis. And in fact, if you really liked Physics and Math before, you will fully enjoy mechanics. Don't listen to anyone if you like that !! But go by mech for nothing more than an enlightening field experience.

Here is a pragmatic approach to making this decision:
1) if you are wealthy and interested in math + Phy: Don't look back !! Just do it without hesitation. (Rich here means ability to spend 20-40 lacs on studies right after B.Tech)
2) if you are rich / poor and not interested: just get the mechanical engg out of your damn mind, not for you.
3) if you are poor and interested: boy! you have such a difficult decision on your hands. If you can handle some tough days, if you can persevere to follow your interest, then be a mechanical engineer. If you study a lot at B.Tech, you can easily get into any of the PSUs by paying pretty well through GATE (you just have to sacrifice your technical side, that's what people in Indian mech companies do). And if you are brilliant, get a scholarship and go abroad for higher studies right after B.Tech.

Pay in mech is comparable to civil / electric but lower than CSE, very generally speaking.

A B.Tech from a reputable college / university increases your salary package, as does the fact that you are technically and socially well prepared in your final year.

It all comes down to your interest and motivation.

Civil engineering has quite a beautiful scope in India. But remember, you will have to be patient. And I can explain why .. !!

Civil engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with people, the civilization of a country, its basic needs and facilities. So as long as there are humans and as long as we have natural phenomena like earthquakes and tornadoes, civil engineers will be required.

Just take an example from Mr. Sharma's routine life. You wake up in the morning brush your teeth, take a shower, have breakfast, go to the office, work there, have lunch, go back to work, come home,

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Civil engineering has quite a beautiful scope in India. But remember, you will have to be patient. And I can explain why .. !!

Civil engineering is a branch of engineering that deals with people, the civilization of a country, its basic needs and facilities. So as long as there are humans and as long as we have natural phenomena like earthquakes and tornadoes, civil engineers will be required.

Just take an example from Mr. Sharma's routine life. You wake up in the morning brush your teeth, take a shower, have breakfast, go to the office, work there, have lunch, go back to work, come home, have fun with the family, have lunch, watch TV, and then go to bed.

Now, in the example above, he wants water for his morning activities, it has been indicated that if people do not get the water supply in the morning, it is disturbed all day. You need public transportation or roads to travel anywhere every day. Your children should have a school nearby. You need electricity generated by hydroelectric, nuclear, thermal, solar or wind power. To produce that electricity we need giant or small-scale structures, to transmit that electricity we need poles located at a certain distance. It should have food to eat, so we need good agricultural and irrigation systems. To have better irrigation we must have channels and a good water supply. To get rid of your waste, you should have a better sewer system. And so on..

As you can see, most of the task, directly or indirectly, requires civil engineering.

India is a developing country, there are still many places where people are not getting good quality water to drink, they do not have electricity, they do not have safer houses (Nepal earthquake), people need roads to travel, megacities need better transportation solutions, people need a better standard of living.

Now tell me, how much more reach are you looking for?

What we have to do is get some innovative ideas, once these innovative and profitable ideas start to grow, there is no way to stop.

Now, why doesn't anyone in civil engineering get a job easily? How many times did we see the interaction of the layman with civil engineering? Well, every moment. If you have just graduated from a bachelor's or master's degree, you are still in a stage of accepting theories and not practicality and the importance of safety. And if you start looking for some salary right away, well, only a few lucky people can get that job, because some company may require immediate hire or they feel the candidate is really impressive.

I will give you my example. I had a chat with my teacher and told him that I am targeting company "X" and that I can get it or not. He said, what experience do you have in the field of structural engineering? I said that I did these projects and that I can use these programs. But he asked me, if they tell you to build a small house for one family, will you do it and take responsibility for their lives? I said, well, I'm not ready for that. What I did was look for work on my own and what salary did I ask for? "ZERO". I went to a structural engineering company in my city and did not give any references. I told the structural engineer who owns the company that I want to do this job and I don't want any salary. He took my interview for 15 minutes and told me to come the next day. There I worked between my master's degrees and my singles.

Don't run after money (considering you have a stable family, if not then talk to me, we can find some ways) instead, look for some experience, even if it's free or only covers your experience with food or comfortably. Take a chance, learn as much as you can, because even after going through whatever you have today, you will come across something new tomorrow.

Hello dear friends, this is a very delicate question. First let me tell you about my trip.

I did BE - Civil and joined MBA to get a white collar office job so that I could use my engineering knowledge and skills effectively for marketing or management in a construction company. I got one of the best placements on my lot, I was happy to get an attractive salary and profile. After working less than a month, due to unavoidable circumstances, I had to quit my job.

I started applying for a new job, luckily I got a call from a construction company thinking of a clerical job with them. I was

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Hello dear friends, this is a very delicate question. First let me tell you about my trip.

I did BE - Civil and joined MBA to get a white collar office job so that I could use my engineering knowledge and skills effectively for marketing or management in a construction company. I got one of the best placements on my lot, I was happy to get an attractive salary and profile. After working less than a month, due to unavoidable circumstances, I had to quit my job.

I started applying for a new job, luckily I got a call from a construction company thinking of a clerical job with them. I went for an interview and they selected me, but it turned out that I had to work in my central civil engineering department and not on the marketing side as I expected. When I told my parents, they convinced me to join work. After working for a month, I was very happy and worked very hard day and night. At that point, I decided that I would continue to work in my domain of engineering, as my main field excited me immensely.

After working for a few years in the construction industry, I felt that some of my skills were lacking, so I enrolled in Construction Management at NICMAR-Pune. I am currently enrolling in the IIM Strategic Management course.

Learning is not a destination, it is a journey, always keep learning.

As you can see, I have worked in almost every domain of construction, from site execution, billing, contracts, planning, QA / QC, and audits. I worked in Contractor, Developer and PMC, for multi-story, commercial and hotel projects. I even started my own venture recently and taking projects for Interior, MEP and Civil Works.

Looking at the current scenario of the construction industry, I would advise that it is better to opt for a higher education, based on your personal interests and your future plans. You can prepare for GATE, GRE, TOEFL, Project Management, MBA, MTech, IES, IAS entrance exams.

Still, you want to get the job done, then try for Government Job, Public Sector Unit (PSU). If you don't fall in love with any of the above, just look for big-name companies or infrastructure jobs. But if possible, avoid private companies at this juncture because it is the hardest hit period for the construction industry.

A civil engineer plays a role in the construction, design, and maintenance of a man-made or naturally built environment, such as roads, dams, bridges, buildings, and canals. The civil engineer in good standing is the second oldest engineering discipline.

Below are several civil engineer job titles:

  • airport engineer
  • appraisal engineer
  • architectural engineer
  • asphalt engineer
  • bridge engineer
  • building envelope engineer
  • building and bridge engineer
  • cartographic engineer
  • chief civil engineer
  • civil engineer
  • civil inspection engineer
  • coastal engineer
  • concrete engineer
  • construction engineer
  • construction project engineer
  • swindle
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A civil engineer plays a role in the construction, design, and maintenance of a man-made or naturally built environment, such as roads, dams, bridges, buildings, and canals. The civil engineer in good standing is the second oldest engineering discipline.

Below are several civil engineer job titles:

  • airport engineer
  • appraisal engineer
  • architectural engineer
  • asphalt engineer
  • bridge engineer
  • building envelope engineer
  • building and bridge engineer
  • cartographic engineer
  • chief civil engineer
  • civil engineer
  • civil inspection engineer
  • coastal engineer
  • concrete engineer
  • construction engineer
  • construction project engineer
  • civil engineer consultant
  • county engineer
  • dam engineer
  • district engineer
  • drain design engineer
  • engineer, solid waste management
  • engineer, surveying
  • environmental engineer
  • environmental, civil engineer
  • construction engineer
  • foundation engineer
  • geodetic engineer
  • geomatic engineer
  • highway engineer
  • Hydraulic engineer
  • hydrographic engineer
  • hydrological engineer
  • irrigation and drainage engineer
  • irrigation engineer
  • land drainage engineer
  • mapping engineer
  • materials and testing engineer, civil
  • municipal engineer
  • navigation and positioning engineer
  • noise attenuation engineer
  • ocean engineer
  • photogrammetric engineer
  • pipeline engineer, civil
  • pollution control engineer
  • precision surveying engineer
  • project engineer, construction
  • public health engineer
  • public works engineer
  • rail transportation traffic engineer
  • recovery engineer
  • remote sensing engineer
  • river and canal works engineer
  • sanitary engineer
  • sanitation engineer
  • wastewater control engineer
  • soil engineer
  • solid waste management engineer
  • spatial information systems engineer
  • structural design engineer
  • structural engineer
  • structural engineer, civil
  • survey engineer
  • surveyor engineer
  • traffic engineer
  • traffic engineer, rail transport
  • traffic operations engineer
  • transportation engineer
  • tunnel engineer
  • urban road systems engineer
  • water and sewer engineer
  • water management engineer
  • water resources engineer
  • water systems engineer
  • water treatment engineer

I would like to tell what happened after my B technology.

I completed my civil engineering from a level 3 university in 2014. I joined Gate's coaching in 2013 in parallel to university. With a lot of work and effort I obtained the position 9343 in the General category of Civil Engineering Paper.

I was very happy to be among the few who qualified for the Gate exam.

Many software companies visited our campus, but none allowed people from the Civil Engineering branch to sit in the unit.

A company called Cadeploy visited the campus in total about 800 students attended the campaign, I had qualified in written test and

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I would like to tell what happened after my B technology.

I completed my civil engineering from a level 3 university in 2014. I joined Gate's coaching in 2013 in parallel to university. With a lot of work and effort I obtained the position 9343 in the General category of Civil Engineering Paper.

I was very happy to be among the few who qualified for the Gate exam.

Many software companies visited our campus, but none allowed people from the Civil Engineering branch to sit in the unit.

A company called Cadeploy visited the campus in total, around 800 students attended the campaign, I had qualified on a written test and attended the interview at their office in Madhapur, Hitech City. It was a structural detail company and the clients were from foreign countries.

The interview went well for me and I was selected, but I refused to join because they required 2 years of bail with a fixed salary of 10k per month.

I declined his offer after seeing the bail and the low salary. I wanted to start with great firms and a good position in life.

After consulting with my superiors, they suggested that I join a recruiting firm rather than a design firm. I started wandering the streets asking Job with a resume in hand.

I visited the Aparna building, the Nagarjuna building and the SEW offices in Hyderabad, but couldn't get any help.

It was then that I decided to pursue higher education and joined Nicmar. I did well in graduate school and got a position at Hindustan Construction Company.

The real truth of business life is that you can get a job with no experience if you have good industry connections.

Even a topper has to beg for Job if he has no industry connections.

This is the truth of civil engineering placements in our country. Nobody cares about newbies.

hi guyzz!

The top 50 industries / civil engineering companies are.

1. L&T Engineering and Construction Division (L&T ECC), Chennai

2. Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd, Mumbai

3. Gammon India Ltd, Mumbai

4. Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited (GIPL), Mumbai

5 Tata Projects Ltd, Mumbai

6. Afcons Infrastructure Limited, Mumbai

7. GMR Group, Mumbai

8. Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), Mumbai

9. IVRCL, Hyderabad

10. J Kumar Infra, Mumbai

11. JMC Projects, Mumbai

12. GMR Group

13. Dependency infrastructure

14. Ashoka Buildcon, Nashik

15. BL Kashyap & Sons Ltd (BLK), New Delhi

16. Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd (CCCL)

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hi guyzz!

The top 50 industries / civil engineering companies are.

1. L&T Engineering and Construction Division (L&T ECC), Chennai

2. Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd, Mumbai

3. Gammon India Ltd, Mumbai

4. Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited (GIPL), Mumbai

5 Tata Projects Ltd, Mumbai

6. Afcons Infrastructure Limited, Mumbai

7. GMR Group, Mumbai

8. Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), Mumbai

9. IVRCL, Hyderabad

10. J Kumar Infra, Mumbai

11. JMC Projects, Mumbai

12. GMR Group

13. Dependency infrastructure

14. Ashoka Buildcon, Nashik

15. BL Kashyap & Sons Ltd (BLK), New Delhi

16. Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd (CCCL), Chennai

17. Essar Group, Mumbai

18. GVK Group, Secunderabad

19. IRCON International Ltd, New Delhi

20. Jaypee Group (Jaiprakash Associates Ltd), Noida

21. KEC International Ltd, Mumbai

22. LANCO Group, Hyderabad.

22. MBL Infrastructures Ltd, New Delhi

23. Nagarjuna Construction Company Ltd (NCC), Hyderabad

24. National Building Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC), New Delhi

25. Punj Lloyd, Mumbai

26. Tantia Construction Ltd, Kolkata

27. Toyo Engineering India Ltd (TEIL), Mumbai

28. Ahluwalia Contract India Ltd., New Delhi

29. Anubhav Infra, Howrah

30. ARSS Infrastructures ltd, Delhi

31. Atlanta Ltd., Mumbai

32. BSCPL Infrastructure Ltd.

33. C&C Constructions Ltd, Gurgaon

34. Capacit'e Infraprojects Limited, Mumbai

35. Coastal Projects Pvt Ltd (CPPL), Hyderabad

36. Conart Engineers Ltd, Mumbai

37. Dilip Buildcon, New Delhi

38. Gayatri Projects Ltd, Hyderabad

39. GPT Infra, Calcutta

40. IL&FS Engineering & Construction Company, Hyderabad

41. Indu Group, Hyderabad

42. IRB Ltd., Pune

43. ITD Cementation, Mumbai

44. Kaushalya Infra, Kolkata

45. Madhucon Projects Ltd, Hyderabad

46. Man Infraconstruction Ltd, Mumbai

47. MARG Ltd, Chennai

48. Navayuga Group, Hyderabad

49 Newton Engineering & Chemicals Ltd, Vadodara

50 Patel Eng, Mumbai

Thanks for reading as Civil Industry is one of the biggest employment industry in India, above are the top company.

You are saying that you are working as a site engineer for 6 months. That means you have gained enough knowledge to manage technical activities on the site if you are working sincerely. You learn most of the things (which we studied for 4 years theoretically) when you are a site engineer

I guess you are having complete picture of all departments in the company like planning, execution, quality, materials supply, billing etc.

  1. I suggest that you continue for more than 6 months or a year there. If you are working in a contractor or subcontractor company, the company will award you the certificate of experience.
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He says he works as a construction engineer for 6 months. This means that you have acquired enough knowledge to manage the technical activities on the site if you work sincerely. You learn most of the things (which we studied for 4 years theoretically) when you are a site engineer.

I assume that you have a complete picture of all the departments of the company, such as planning, execution, quality, supply of materials, invoicing, etc.

  1. I will suggest you to continue for more 6 months or a year there. If you are working in a contractor or subcontractor company ,the company will give you the experience certificate which will enable you to apply for the client job (without a reference which is also difficult to get these days).
  2. Quit the job right now and be technically sound enough to crack any government exam (which has tremendous competition i.e. for 100 vacancies out there there are minimum 10,000 applicants and you will have to be at your maximum patience level here).
    I am saying this because this is the time you can study and take a risk of leaving a good paying job.
  3. You can go for your own construction business if you have enough financial support from family or any investor.
  4. Apply for GATE and go for M.tech (from a good college) in a subject which you like the most or subject which created more interest when you are working on the site. Good college will ensure your placement after post graduation.


    If you are frustrated with the company for the working hours and working on Sunday, I tell you this will remain the same for all private companies if you are a site engineer.

    Hope this will clear some of your doubts.

It's not exactly easy, but it's not difficult either. It depends on the type of job a new civil engineer is looking for. There are many civil engineering companies in India, but many of them do not hire a new one, so getting a job in those companies will not be easy. In the government area, there are many PSU jobs, as well as some non-PSU jobs, that hire a civil engineer. Then there is DDA for those who live in Delhi who hire civil engineers in large numbers every year depending on how many requirements they have. The best way for a civil engineer to get a job is to go to the government sect.

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It is not exactly easy but not difficult as well. It depends on what kind of job a fresher in civil engineering is looking. There are many civil engineering companies in India but many of them don’t hire a fresher so getting a job in those companies will not be easy. On the government area of things, there are a lot of PSU jobs as well as some non-PSU jobs which hire a civil engineer. Then there is DDA for those living in Delhi who hires civil engineers in bulk every year depending on how much requirement they have. The best way for a civil engineer to get a job is to go to the government sector. To do that, they have to score well in GATE. For certain jobs like in the banking sector GATE is not important but one has to give a difficult test to get a job there. In the end, it depends on how much hard work a civil engineer is ready to put in to get a job.

Gateway education does their best to prepare a fresher in civil engineering to get a job immediately after they complete the degree. Gateway Education offers a wide range of technical and professional courses that help the students in making their career shine. We have colleges and institutes that have a great staff of trainers and faculty that are providing students with best of their knowledge and experience and this provides opportunities to the students to take their career to new heights. Also, our placement cell is best among the other colleges that provide the students to get placed in top MNCs. For more information and details kindly visit the official website of Gateway Education.

By seeing the question I can divide the answers into two categories:-

  1. For Freshers:-

It totally depends on you, your university and one of the most important "YOUR SOURCES". I suggest that you take whatever type of job your university offers you and, later on, you can continue working in different good companies. of his experience and the relationship he has made in his professional career. Remember that making a relationship would definitely bring you several good opportunities.

For the previous case, the assumption made is: - your financial situation is not good.

Otherwise, you can keep trying a

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Looking at the question, I can divide the answers into two categories: -

  1. For newbies: -

It totally depends on you, your university and one of the most important "YOUR SOURCES". I suggest that you take whatever type of job your university offers you and, later on, you can continue working in different good companies. of his experience and the relationship he has made in his professional career. Remember that making a relationship would definitely bring you several good opportunities.

For the previous case, the assumption made is: - your financial situation is not good.

Otherwise, you can keep trying and learning until you have a good chance.

INDIA IS THE COUNTRY IN WHICH YOU WILL NEVER FEEL LIKE YOUR FIELD DOESN'T HAVE ANY SCOPE HERE.IF YOU ARE A PERSON OF WISDOM THEN YOU WILL DEFINITELY FIND A GOOD JOB HERE ,CONSIDERING THE FACT INDIA IS A DEVELOPING COUNTRY.

One of my friend who was getting 8k as a fresher in a company is now getting 30k in another company.Though his experience<12 months but he has made some good relationships which bagged him such a good opportunity.

2) For experienced:-

If you are experienced then by now you would realized how people create scope and get good jobs in their professional career in INDIA.

A person who has a civil engineering engineer must undertake higher studies such as construction management, mtech or other courses of their interest, only then will they have a great scope ahead of them in a short time. If you don't get the PG courses, it will take a long time for you to get a promotion and good packages.

The current scenario is not good for civil engineers, the construction industry is going through a rough patch, there are fewer jobs. And also the opportunity available is mainly for well-qualified and experienced people.

I would recommend that, after 2 years of experience on the site, you pursue higher education to advance your career.

All being

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A person who has a civil engineering engineer must undertake higher studies such as construction management, mtech or other courses of their interest, only then will they have a great scope ahead of them in a short time. If you don't get the PG courses, it will take a long time for you to get a promotion and good packages.

The current scenario is not good for civil engineers, the construction industry is going through a rough patch, there are fewer jobs. And also the opportunity available is mainly for well-qualified and experienced people.

I would recommend that, after 2 years of experience on the site, you pursue higher education to advance your career.

All the best

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