M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management

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M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management students are trained to be specialised in the conservation of civil engineering structures, economics, legal contracts, financial planning, and management offers with specialisation in functional efficiency of buildings, forensic engineering, rehabilitation of structures, metro construction, disaster reduction and management, etc. The students will be able to design structures from houses, theatres, sports stadiums, and hospitals to bridges, oil rigs, and offshore structures. Students are also given internship opportunities in private and government construction companies, design consultant companies, and offshore companies to work and enrich their knowledge.

Duration

Duration

2 Years (4 Semesters)

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UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

Details

PEO1

Succeeding in the development of a career in the field of construction management and/or higher studies by acquiring knowledge in quantitative management analysis, research methodology, construction planning, and techniques.

PEO2

Analyse and optimise civil engineering systems with social awareness, safety, and responsibility.

PEO3

Exhibit professionalism, ethical approach, leadership, communication skills, and teamwork in their profession and adapt to modern trends by engaging in lifelong learning.

PSO1

The student will be able to address societal needs using an interdisciplinary approach through advanced training on the latest equipment/software to be industry-ready/pursue advanced research.

 

PSO2

The student will be able to solve issues in the construction industry and means of developing safe, sustainable, economical, and environmentally-sound solutions to civil engineering problems, either within the profession or through advanced education.

M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management prepares students to be suitable for various roles in the industry such as:

  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Engineer
  • Civil Inspector
  • Structural Engineer
  • Project Leader
  • Consultants for areas like designing, planning, arbitration, contract management, PMC consultancy, maintenance, geomatics, and civil software development
  • Government officer in sectors like PWD, Irrigation, NHAI, Railway, Airport, etc.
  • Entrepreneur

The curricula for the program have been framed in consultation with industry, academia, alumni, and parents to prepare the students industry for post-graduation.

M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management

Curriculum (2023 – 2025)

 

SEMESTER I

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
BE Foundation Design & Construction 3
BE Construction Economics & Finance 2
AE Construction Management, Planning & Equipment 3
AE Advanced Concrete Technology 3
BE Building Planning & Design 3
BE Occupational Health & Safety Management 3
BE Construction Material Lab 1
PC Programming Lab (MATLAB) 1
AE Sustainability Engineering 2
AE Hasard Identification, Risk Analysis and Management 2
CIPD Capstone Project 2
  TOTAL 25

   

SEMESTER II

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
BE Construction Quality & Safety Management 3
BE Contracts & Specifications 3
AE Forensic Engineering and Rehabilitation of Structures 3
AE Functional Efficiency of Buildings 2
AE Advanced Structural Design 3
PC Construction software lab 1
CIPD Capstone Project 2
AE Modern Construction Materials & Techniques 3
AE Building Information Modelling 3
AE Internship 2
     
  TOTAL 25

  

SEMESTER III

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
AE Organisational Behaviour 2
AE Disaster Reduction and Management 3
D Project I 8
     
  TOTAL 13

  

SEMESTER IV

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
D Project II 12
     
  TOTAL 12

  

Components Abbreviation Total credits
Basic Engineering (Core Domain) BE 19
Advanced Engineering (Core Domain) AE 30
Dissertation D 20
Programming courses  PC 2
Capstone Project CIPD 4
    75

We, at the department, believe in experiential teaching and learning and strive to imbibe problem-solving skills and critical thinking in students. The following practices are in place to improve the quality of teaching-learning and student experience:

  • Design and review of individual course plans at the beginning of session
  • Course Completion Report (CCR)
  • Academic planning and monitoring
  • Real-world/project-based assignments
  • Quality laboratory experience
  • Encouraging advanced learner
  • Slow learners support
  • ICT-enabled classroom (sound system, mic and projector)
  • Guest lectures from industry experts
  • Industry-led courses
  • Certification courses
  • Professional Software Training (PST) and Certification
  • NPTEL lectures
  • Prototype development
  • Use of virtual labs
  • Participation in competitive events (in-house/national/international)
  • Participation in conferences/seminars/workshops (national/international)

1. Minimum 60% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th).
2. B. Tech/B.E. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks. GATE/NET qualification will be preferred.

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PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

PEO1

Succeeding in the development of a career in the field of construction management and/or higher studies by acquiring knowledge in quantitative management analysis, research methodology, construction planning, and techniques.

PEO2

Analyse and optimise civil engineering systems with social awareness, safety, and responsibility.

PEO3

Exhibit professionalism, ethical approach, leadership, communication skills, and teamwork in their profession and adapt to modern trends by engaging in lifelong learning.

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

PSO1

The student will be able to address societal needs using an interdisciplinary approach through advanced training on the latest equipment/software to be industry-ready/pursue advanced research.

 

PSO2

The student will be able to solve issues in the construction industry and means of developing safe, sustainable, economical, and environmentally-sound solutions to civil engineering problems, either within the profession or through advanced education.

CAREER PROSPECTS

M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management prepares students to be suitable for various roles in the industry such as:

  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Engineer
  • Civil Inspector
  • Structural Engineer
  • Project Leader
  • Consultants for areas like designing, planning, arbitration, contract management, PMC consultancy, maintenance, geomatics, and civil software development
  • Government officer in sectors like PWD, Irrigation, NHAI, Railway, Airport, etc.
  • Entrepreneur

The curricula for the program have been framed in consultation with industry, academia, alumni, and parents to prepare the students industry for post-graduation.

CURRICULUM

M.Tech. Construction Technology and Management

Curriculum (2023 – 2025)

 

SEMESTER I

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
BE Foundation Design & Construction 3
BE Construction Economics & Finance 2
AE Construction Management, Planning & Equipment 3
AE Advanced Concrete Technology 3
BE Building Planning & Design 3
BE Occupational Health & Safety Management 3
BE Construction Material Lab 1
PC Programming Lab (MATLAB) 1
AE Sustainability Engineering 2
AE Hasard Identification, Risk Analysis and Management 2
CIPD Capstone Project 2
  TOTAL 25

   

SEMESTER II

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
BE Construction Quality & Safety Management 3
BE Contracts & Specifications 3
AE Forensic Engineering and Rehabilitation of Structures 3
AE Functional Efficiency of Buildings 2
AE Advanced Structural Design 3
PC Construction software lab 1
CIPD Capstone Project 2
AE Modern Construction Materials & Techniques 3
AE Building Information Modelling 3
AE Internship 2
     
  TOTAL 25

  

SEMESTER III

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
AE Organisational Behaviour 2
AE Disaster Reduction and Management 3
D Project I 8
     
  TOTAL 13

  

SEMESTER IV

 

CATEGORY Subject Credits
D Project II 12
     
  TOTAL 12

  

Components Abbreviation Total credits
Basic Engineering (Core Domain) BE 19
Advanced Engineering (Core Domain) AE 30
Dissertation D 20
Programming courses  PC 2
Capstone Project CIPD 4
    75
INNOVATIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING

We, at the department, believe in experiential teaching and learning and strive to imbibe problem-solving skills and critical thinking in students. The following practices are in place to improve the quality of teaching-learning and student experience:

  • Design and review of individual course plans at the beginning of session
  • Course Completion Report (CCR)
  • Academic planning and monitoring
  • Real-world/project-based assignments
  • Quality laboratory experience
  • Encouraging advanced learner
  • Slow learners support
  • ICT-enabled classroom (sound system, mic and projector)
  • Guest lectures from industry experts
  • Industry-led courses
  • Certification courses
  • Professional Software Training (PST) and Certification
  • NPTEL lectures
  • Prototype development
  • Use of virtual labs
  • Participation in competitive events (in-house/national/international)
  • Participation in conferences/seminars/workshops (national/international)
Eligibility

1. Minimum 60% marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (10th and 12th).
2. B. Tech/B.E. in any discipline with minimum 60% marks. GATE/NET qualification will be preferred.

Selection Criteria

Personal Interview

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