Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Civil Engineering) - Course Overview

Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Civil Engineering is a 2 years post graduate programme in engineering. The eligibility to take admission in this course is B.E./B.Tech in civil Engineering or equivalent examination. This course is one of the most sought after branch in engineering and thus offered in most of the engineering colleges in India. Average tuition fees to complete this course ranges from Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 3 Lakh depending upon type of college.

After completing this course candidates can seek employment in construction field with the salary package from Rs. 2 Lakh to Rs. 3 Lakh. There is a large scope in construction field for civil engineers.

This course is design to produce professional engineers who can deal with the activities of designing and supervising of construction of various structures such as build, shape, maintain and expand societies.

After completing this course candidates will be able to construct and manage the bridge, dam, space satellite, roads and highways. It is one of the widest area of engineering and develop the sound engineering knowledge which is useful for candidtes to construct new buildings and repair the old one.

What is course about?

M.Tech. in Civil Engineering is a course by which candidates can discover the extent to shape up the buildings, dams, roads, railways and repair the old one construction to develop the societies and cities.

Knowledge and study which is require to construct and manage all the buildings, transport networks, energy and water supplies can be acquire from this civil engineering course. The specialization in M.Tech. (Civil Engineering) can be done in Building Technology, Construction Management, Environment Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering.

Who should opt for this course and what the skills required?

The candidates who love to do some kind of creativity everytime can choose this course as it the course which will not provide the limited job of 10am to 6 pm in an office. This course will enable candidates to show up their spirit and skills of creativity and critical thinking.

To do this course successfully candidates should have strong analytical skills, creativity skills, ability to evaluate projects and innovative mind set up to solve the problems with the unique solutions.


Duration of this course is 2 years full time after bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination.

Best colleges for M.Tech. in Civil Engineering

ü Indian Institute of Technology (IITs)

ü Birla Institute of Technology and Science

ü National Institute of Technology (NITs)

ü Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU)

ü  College of Engineering (CET) Anna University

ü Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering

Symbiosis Institute of Technology

Eligibility Of the Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Civil Engineering)

To get admission in this course candidate have to fulfill the following eligibility conditions:

  • B.E./B.Tech in civil Engineering/ B. Architecture/ B. Planning or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university or board.

GATE Score, on basis of which the candidate will be shortlisted.