WHAT IS BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING ?

Building and Construction Engineering deals with designing, planning, construction and management of infrastructure. It would include buildings, roads, bridges, dams, roads, railways etc. The course combines some aspects of Civil Engineering as well as that of Construction Management. The 4-year program earns you a B.Tech or B.E in Building and Construction Engineering. The major difference between Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering is that the former concentrates more on the design work, gearing students towards a career as a design professional. This essentially requires them to take a multitude of construction design courses. It also allows them to understand both the design functions as well as the building requirements needed to design and build structures. One can pursue M.Tech in Building and Construction Engineering after successful completion of undergraduate studies.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • For UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for this programme are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.
  • For PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Building and Construction Engineering/Civil Engineering along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme held by the various state, central, and private universities.
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SCOPE OF BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

  • Construction engineers hold supervisory or administrative positions ranging from supervisor of a construction site to the city engineer, public works director, and city manager.
  • Graduates and postgraduates work as structural engineers who design and assess major projects, such as the construction of buildings, bridges, or dams, to ensure their strength and durability.
  • As transportation engineers, they plan, design, operate and maintain everyday systems, such as streets and highways.
  • Building and Construction Engineers are often hired as Division Head, Project Manager, Supervisory Engineer, Consultants, Director of Public Works, and Quality Analysts.
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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Building and Town Planning
  • Building Construction Materials
  • Concrete Technology
  • Construction and Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Construction methods and equipment
  • Construction planning and control
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Foundation Engineering

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 7.6 Lakhs Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore
    Minimum Fees 0.78 Lakhs Maharaja Agrasen University, Solan
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 10.75 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology Madras
    Minimum Fees 0.45 Lakhs Noida International University, Greater Noida
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.

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Veeraj 2 months ago

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VeerajLast Seen: 1 month 2 weeks agoJoined on: 31-Aug-2014Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Which collage is there for tis course in AP for ceramic engineer

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Mansi arora 2 months ago

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Mansi AroraLast Seen: 2 weeks 6 days agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2017Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hey !The college offering b.tech in ceramic engineering in andhra pradesh is :Andhra University College of Engineering- Autonomous (AUCE (A)), VishakapatnamWell , there are six colleges offering const...Read More
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Nikhil PokarpatelLast Seen: 2 months 1 week agoJoined on: 17-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Can I provide design plans to clients only with my BE degree in civil?

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Tech. India 2 months ago

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Tech. IndiaLast Seen: 3 weeks 3 days agoJoined on: 20-Apr-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Yes u can.Something to consider at the basic level of residential construction and alteration as an example of the difference:In most municipalities, ALL construction and structural changes must be st...Read More
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Aman 7 months ago

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AmanLast Seen: 6 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 01-May-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

I am confused whether i shall do GATE OR CAT.cause i want to earn a good package, with initial good start.please guide for other alternative

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Abhijit Parashar 7 months ago

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Abhijit ParasharLast Seen: 2 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 24-Dec-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Aspirant ! Don't have an aim of earning good package . Definitely , Money is one of the most important things in the life . But finding any work just for the sake of money is bad . Choose that fiel...Read More
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shyam panna 8 months ago

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Shyam PannaLast Seen: 8 months 1 week agoJoined on: 15-Dec-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I need to do demolition engineer in civil ( mtech or m.e.) please suggest me the colleges in India

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TANU JAIN 8 months ago

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TANU JAINLast Seen: 6 months 2 weeks agoJoined on: 09-Oct-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello, Here is the name of the best colleges;1. Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.2. Indian Institute Of Technology, Ropar.3. National Institute Of Technology, Surathkal. 4. Indian Institute Of...Read More
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Affan SiddiquiLast Seen: 1 year 1 month agoJoined on: 05-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Respected sir! In 12th i obtain 49.54%should i get diploma in civil engineering building and construction!

Can i got addmission in private or government college! I am not eligible for degree sir please suggest me. May help me thank you

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parkhi Gupta 1 year ago

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Parkhi GuptaLast Seen: 3 months 2 days agoJoined on: 18-May-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear student, I would like to tell you sadly that with 49.54% in class 12th you wont be able to get admission in any government or private college. You need to get at least a 50% in class 12th. So i s...Read More