Vaibhav Gund

What kind of aptitude is required if someone were to choose Civil Engineering as major?

How can i identify my aptitude for becoming a civil engineering

by Vaibhav Gund
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What kind of aptitude is required if someone were to choose Civil Engineering as major?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
Civil engineers handle all construction work. They are involved in the planning, research , survey and construction of all kinds of buildings as well as roads , airports , dams traffic and transportation systems
. To be a good civil engineer one needs to have keen interest in technological development, excellent numerical ability, anayltical skills as they need to analyse large amounts of data and assess solution, problem solving nature as during construction alot of challenges in terms of men, material comes up. They should have good interpersonal and communication skills as they are expected to explain design ideas and plans clearly to clients .The should have good time management skills as they are expected to finish the projects within deadlines , They should have good project management skills. Structural engineering, water management engineering, highway engineering and environmental engineering are some of areas civil engineers specialize in. They have to plan, research, survey and design the project and then get it constructed to the required scale. In a developing country like India construction activity is second largest economic activity next to agriculture. The amount of money invested and the jobs provided by the civil engineering are much greater than any other industry. Many major projects like express ways, river linking projects, metro rails, nuclear power projects, hydro power projects , docks and harbors, flyovers, international air ports are coming up in various parts of the country. Due to development in the IT industry many it parks are coming up in major cities.
With right aptitude and skills , civil engineers have variety of job opportunities available to them. They can start private practice as a consultant or work with municipalities, government construction, regulatory agencies , transportation authorities, architects or urban planners. They can also seek employment with construction or manufacturing companies/ As a civil engineer one can also work for organizations like ONGC, railways and various departments of state and central government. They also can join Indian engineering services

In order to post replies to the question: "What kind of aptitude is required if someone were to choose Civil Engineering as major?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

Sir i had completed my 12th std in medical stream(physics,chemistry and biology) in session 2015-16 after that i had dropped one year but still i am confused about the course that i should opt?

Hi If you had done your 12th in medical stream then there are ample of opportunities which you can opt but first of all you have to be sure about that .. read more

Can I Do BHM After Passing 10th in Gujarat Board

Hi BHM is a Bachelor in Hotel Management which you can do only after completing your 12th standard. So it doesn't matter if you have done 10th from an .. read more

What are the key strengths of a BCA graduate over other similar course graduates?

  BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) is a three-year undergraduate degree course in the field of computer applications. It is a technical cou .. read more

What are the top 10 colleges for Law in India and what is the procedure to get into them?

For all the aspiring class 12 students who wish to pursue law, should have a look at the top colleges for law in India with their details. 1.National .. read more
Most Popular

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

12th board marks do not have any importance in JEE, but you should get pass mark in 12th. Though, Your 12th score may make you eligible for admission .. read more

I am 12th pcm student 'if not engineering than what career I choose

Hi Mehul..Best options after 12th PCM other than engineering are B.Sc in basic science courses like Chemistry, Physics, Maths, or in new streams like .. read more

Which are the best colleges for interior designing in India?

Pearl Academy JD Institute Lovely Professional University Vogue Institute Hamstech Institute   .. read more

As a Dietician, what is the scope and relevancy of doing masters?

A post graduate in Nutrition and Dietetics can work as a Dietitian in Hospital, Food Inspector, Nutrition Consultant in government organizations, .. read more
Caching Date: 6/24/2017 10:47:04 AM