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What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Civil Engineering student?

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Civil engineers handle all construction work. They are involved in planning, research, survey and construction of all kinds of buildings as well as roads, airports, dams, traffic and trasnportation systems, irrigation and power plants, water supply and sewage disposal plants, oil rigs etc. Basically they are responsible for planning and designing a project and having it constructed to the required scale. They are also responsible for developing and maintaining the nation's vital transportation and other ifrastructure networks, improve public services, optimize the use of water and energy resources, upgrade housing and trasnportation systems and protect natural environment. Structural engineering , highway engineering , water management engineering and environmental engineering are some of the areas civil engineers specialize in. The civil engineer has to plan, research, survey and design the project and then get it constructed to the required scale.

As a civil engineer , one can start private practice as a consultant or work with munciplaities , government construction, regulatory agencies , transportation authorities, architects or urban planners. Others can seek employment in construction or manufacturing companies. As a civil engineer one can also work for organizations like ONGC, Railways and various departments of state and central governments. Employment opportunities exist in the government sector including the railways, telecommunication department etc. Civil engineers can also work as a commissioned officer in the defence services, research organizations and laboratories. Civil engineering graduates can also go in for research and take up teaching. They also have an option to join Indian Engineering Services

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