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Is the scope of being Civil engineer in India more than in USA or any foreign countries?

I am confused about this as i have seen some good packages that these companies offer

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RE: Is the scope of being Civil engineer in India more than in USA or any foreign countries?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design , construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. Due to increase in the scope of civil engineering with the passage of time, it has now got diversified into many branches of study. Some of the significant ones include structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering , hydraulic engineering , environmental engineering and a few more important areas of study. The job opportunities for civil engineering graduates are available in both India as well abroad.In India civil engineers now a days has maximum opportunities in the government sector than anyone else. Freshers are usually employed as trainee or junior engineer. Those who are skilled in this area have a chance to get promoted to the post of assistant engineer, executive engineer etc.Their services are required in fields such as oil and gas plants, power generation firms, construction of pipelines and water mains. The railway recruitment board is another major employer of civil engineers. They can also get employment with defense services. Some of the PSUs that recruit civil engineers include:-
HAL
NIC
NTPC
SAIL
BHEL
IOCL
ONGC
DMRC
JMPC
NHPC
NPCIL
MINISTRY OF ROAD & RAILWAY TRANSPORT
HPL
ISRO
DRDO
BSNL
BPL
BPCL
GAIL
RVNL
BEL
NHAI
BARC
CDS

Private Companies
LARSEN & TOUBRO
ADITYA BIRLA GROUP
GUJARAT AMBUJA CEMENTS
ICI PANTS
DLF
BRIGRADE
SANKALP GROUP
RELIANCE INFRA
INDIA CEMENTS
CCL

They are employed by a wide range of companies in the united states from small start up businesses focused on a new invention idea to large scale industries that work on immense contracts. Engineers from diffrent field constantly work together to create successful products. Apart from structures on land and general transportation systems, civil engineers are also responsible for building good transportation systems for flow of water i.e. the water distribution system. The main activities in this undertaking are designing pipelines for flow of water, drainage facilities , canals, dams etc. Dams are are major source for non conventional source pf electricity and are in high demand today. While designing these structures, the civil engineers take into account the various properties of fluids to calculate the forces acting at diffrent points.

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