B.E Civil Engineering

BE or Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering is an undergraduate course of four years. The course teaches students about structures such as bridges, monuments, buildings, canals and so on. It imparts knowledge on designing, maintenance and construction of these structures. This Civil Engineering course is taught semester wise divided into eight semesters. It includes subjects like Engineering Physics, Structural Design and Drawing, Foundation Engineering, Environmental Engineering and more. A student with 10+2 from a recognised board with Science stream is eligible for pursuing the course.

Students must pass the 10+2 examination in science, from a recognised board to be admitted to the BE Mechanical Engineering programme.

BE Civil Engineering Eligibility Criteria

In order to take admission to the course, an aspiring candidate must have a 10+2 from a recognised board with Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics. It is essential to have an aggregate of at least 50 per cent marks to be eligible for sitting for the entrance examinations. Some of the important entrance examinations for BE Civil Engineering are JEE Main, JEE Advanced among others. Students with a diploma in Mechanical or Allied Sciences are also eligible to apply for the course.

Scope of BE Civil Engineering

After completion of a BE in Civil Engineering students can either choose to start working or can go for higher education. They can choose to pursue an ME in Civil Engineering or another popular choice of the candidates is to go for MBA. One can also go for a Ph.D, if he or she is interested in research. A number of big reputed brands like TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd, Maytas Infra Ltd. and others are always on the lookout for talented individuals. The opportunities in the public are equally vast for these candidates. In terms of salary, they earn hefty salaries with amazing perks. B.Tech.Civil Engiineeringand M.Tech. in the same field are other popular degree options among interested candidates.


Career Options after BE Civil Engineering

A Civil Engineer is responsible for planning, designing and managing various construction projects like bridges, buildings and other structures. They are also responsible for supervising the construction.

A Site Engineer is responsible for the management of the construction sites. They are required to keep track of the construction, crew members, quality check, safety standards and make reports regarding different construction sites.

A Construction Engineer is responsible for planning and designing projects. They are required to calculate the cost of construction and work in close contact with the Project Manager.

As a Professor, an individual is responsible for giving lectures, providing study materials, monitoring students’ performance, conducting tests and evaluating students on the basis of their performance.

Mechanical Engineering Skills Required

Those seeking a BE Mechanical Engineering degree should possess a varied set of abilities in order to fully comprehend themes and boost their academic achievement. These skills are necessary for future employee performance and a successful career. Students might benefit from a BE Mechanical Engineering degree by expanding their knowledge and abilities.


Problem-Solving Skills

Analytical Skills


Teamwork Skills

Research skills

Designing skills

Interpersonal skills

List of Top Companies
  • TATA Consulting Engineers Ltd

  • Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd

  • Maytas Infra Ltd

  • Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Schlumberger

  • Shapoorji Pallonji

Benefits of studying BE Civil Engineering

Some of the benefits of pursuing BE Civil Engineering are listed below:

  • Civil Engineering is a reputed profession. Due to the technological advancements taking place all over the world, civil engineers are high in demand. It is not an arduous task to find work for these individuals.

  • Civil Engineers get paid a high amount of money as salaries. The average salary of a Civil Engineer from Rs. 2 lakh per annum to Rs. 6 lakh per annum.

  • The candidates, post completion of the work can opt for higher studies as well. They can choose to pursue a Master’s degree in the same field.

  • Civil Engineers can find work in both government and private sectors.

Expected salary after BE Civil Engineering

The expected salary post completion of the undergraduate degree depends on the potential of an individual. These individuals can find work in both government and private sectors. On average, the salary of a BE Civil Engineering degree holder ranges from Rs. 2 lakh per annum to Rs. 6 lakh per annum.

Level of Experience

Average Salary (per annum)

0 – 1 year

Rs. 7,00,000

1 – 3 years

Rs. 10,00,000

Above 5 years

Rs. 15,00,000

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