Civil Engineering

B. Tech. Civil Engineering

Program Details

The B. Tech. Civil Engineering - Specialization in Transportation Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Construction Management program at UPES offers a comprehensive four-year undergraduate core-engineering curriculum, focusing on creating industry-ready professionals adept in advanced construction technologies, infrastructure development, and sustainable practices. The program boasts an esteemed faculty with expertise from nationally and internationally recognized institutions, as well as experienced industrial experts. Students have access to a state-of-the-art research lab and high-performance computational facilities for advanced modeling.

One of the highlights of the program is the opportunity for students to choose from three specializations: Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management. This allows students to tailor their education to their specific interests and career goals. Additionally, there is a unique dual-degree opportunity that enables students to spend two years at UPES and two years abroad at renowned universities such as the University of Exeter, the University of Aberdeen UK, and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

To ensure real-world relevance, the course syllabi are co-designed and co-delivered in collaboration with industry giants like L&T, as well as reputable consultants like Ascela and TraNXT Advisory. Moreover, students automatically become members of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), providing them with valuable international exposure and affiliations. Furthermore, the program offers up to six months of dedicated research experience at prestigious national and international institutes, enhancing students' practical knowledge and research skills.

Program Highlights

  • Unique focus on emerging technologies such as 3D Printing, AI, Robotics, Real-world Remediation Technologies, Precision Engineering, Virtual/Augmented Reality integrated into the curriculum.
  • Students of B.Tech. Civil Engineering with specializations in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management program can choose from three specialized tracks: Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management, enabling them to tailor their education to their interests and career goals.
  • Co-design and co-delivery of course syllabi with industry giants like L&T and consultants like Ascela and TraNXT Advisory, ensuring real-world relevance and industry-ready skills.
  • 90% placement rate with the highest package of 8 lakhs, providing excellent career opportunities for graduates in various sectors, including government organizations, construction, consulting, and software development.
  • Collaborations with renowned universities worldwide, including University of Exeter, University of Aberdeen, IUPUI, University of Queensland, enriching the learning experience and providing global exposure.
  • Faculty members from esteemed universities globally and interdisciplinary infrastructure at the Centre of Excellence for Energy Systems, ensuring a high-quality learning environment.

The future scope of B.Tech. Civil Engineering with specializations in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management is promising and expansive. As the world experiences continuous development, there is an increasing demand for skilled civil engineers in various industries and government sectors. Companies seek professionals who possess expertise in transportation engineering, environmental engineering, and construction management, coupled with proficiency in cutting-edge technologies and analytical tools. The ever-evolving technological landscape offers vast opportunities for those who can apply their knowledge effectively, making this specialized program essential for aspiring civil engineers to thrive in the dynamic job market.

Career Opportunities

The B. Tech. Civil Engineering program with specializations in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management opens up diverse career opportunities in both industry and government sectors. Graduates can pursue roles in the private construction sector, such as Design Engineer, Site Engineer, Project Manager, and various consulting positions related to designing, planning, arbitration, contract management, PMC consultancy, maintenance, geomatics, and civil software development. Additionally, they can explore opportunities in the government sector and PSUs like PWD, Irrigation, NHAI, Railway, Water, Public Health, and more. For those inclined towards academia, teaching positions are available in esteemed institutions like IITs/NITs/State Govt Colleges in India or abroad. The field also offers prospects in research, with scientist positions in organizations like ISRO, DRDO, CWPRS, NIOT, MOES, and DST, both within India and internationally. Furthermore, graduates can opt for higher education paths such as pursuing MS, M. Tech, or Ph.D. degrees and even venture into entrepreneurship by establishing their own companies or consultancy firms.

Placements

The placements of the B.Tech. Civil Engineering - Specialization in Transportation Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Construction Management program are highly promising and diverse. Graduates with a specialization in Transportation Engineering find excellent opportunities in designing and maintaining transportation systems, working with government agencies, consulting firms, and research institutions. Those specializing in Environmental Engineering have a wide range of career options, such as addressing environmental challenges, implementing sustainable practices in construction, or collaborating with environmental agencies. On the other hand, graduates in Construction Management witness abundant prospects in the construction industry, with roles encompassing project management, site supervision, and cost estimation. The program equips students with practical skills and theoretical knowledge, making them sought after by top-notch companies, infrastructure firms, and multinational corporations worldwide. With a strong foundation in both theoretical and practical aspects, students are well-prepared to succeed in their chosen career paths.

Fee Structure

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Curriculum

Semester 1

CourseLTPCredits
Critical thinking 2002
EVS -I (theory)2002
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Physics 3104
Workshop Practices1012
Physics Lab0011
 Engineering Graphics1012
Object Oriented Programming3003
Object Oriented Programming 
Lab
0011
Total   21
,

Semester 2

CourseLTPCredits
Living Conversation2002
EVS -I (Living Lab)0022
Engineering Mathematics II3104
Chemistry3003
Basic of Mechanical 
Engineering
2002
Engineering Mechanics3003
Basic Electrical and 
Electronics Engineering
3003
Chemistry Lab 0011
Basic Electrical and 
Electronics Engg Lab
0011
Total   21
,

Semester 3

CourseLTPCredits
Design Thinking2002
Social Internship0000
Exploratory 13003
Building Materials and 
Concrete Technology
3104
Surveying & Remote 
Sensing
2103
Elements of Fluid 
Mechanics
2103
Engineering Geology &
Groundwater
3003
Building Materials and 
Concrete Technology Lab
0011
Surveying & Remote 
Sensing Lab 
0011
Fluid Mechanics Lab0011
Total   21
,

Semester 4

CourseLTPCredits
Working with data2002
Exploratory 23003
Water Supply and 
Sanitation
2002
Elements of Hydraulic 
Engineering 
2103
Strength of Materials2103
Strength of Materials
Lab
0011
Computer-Aided Civil 
Engineering Design Lab 
0011
Survey Camp0001
Specialization Course I3003
Programming in Python0011
Total   20
,

Semester 5

CourseLTPCredits
Leadership and Teamwork2002
Exploratory 33003
Geotechnical Engineering2103
Structural Engineering2103
Environmental Engineering3003
Geotechnical Engineering Lab0011
Environmental Engineering Lab0011
Specialization Course II3003
Problem Solving Using MATLAB 0011
Total   20
,

Semester 6

CourseLTPCredits
Start your startup2002
Exploratory 43003
Transportation Engineering2103
Design of Concrete Structure2103
Water Resources Engineering2103
Advanced Geotechnical Engineering 2103
Transportation Engineering Lab0011
Structural Design Lab 0011
Specialization Course III3003
Industrial Visit0000
Total   22
,

Semester 7

CourseLTPCredits
Technologies of the Future 2002
Meta 1011001
Exploratory 53003
Design of Steel Structure2102
Engineering Economics & Estimation 3003
Specialization Course IV3003
Specialization Course V3003
Engineering Economics & Estimation Lab0011
Industrial Internship0001
Research Project I0022
Capstone I0022
Total   24
,

Semester 8

CourseLTPCredits
Building Information Modelling3003
Exploratory 63003
Research Project II0088
Capstone II0022
Total   16

Eligibility

Interested students must meet the minimum eligibility criteria to enroll in the B.Tech. Civil Engineering program, which offers specializations in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII. with 50% in PCM (Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics) in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for students who wish to pursue the B.Tech. Civil Engineering program at UPES, with specializations in Transportation Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management, depend on the individual's performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT/ CUET

Minors

AI&ML, IoT, Blockchain, Data science, Bio-mimetics, Sustainability engineering, Climate change, Disaster management, Reclaim engineering, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Engineering, Statistics & probability, Economics.

Varied Specialisations to pick from

Transportation Engineering

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Environmental Engineering

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Construction Management

Construction Management

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