Careers in Civil engineering

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This Presentation has been presented in the Choice 2010 counseling event for IIT/NIT aspirants. In this presentation, R.V. Chakrapani (Managing Director of Aarvee Associates) explains the potential of Civil Engineering and various career opportunities that are available for students.

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  • 07/16/96 * ##
  • Careers in Civil engineering

    1. 1. Counseling for IIT/ NIT Aspirants Presented by Gajendra Circle Initiative (GCI) from IIT Madras Alumni Association and The Hindu Group 15 May 2010, Hyderabad
    2. 2. <ul><li>CIVIL ENGINEERING ? </li></ul>
    3. 3. KEY AREAS <ul><li>BUILDING SCIENCES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning and designing of buildings & services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundations, Embankments, Earth dams etc., </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concrete and Steel Structures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Irrigation, Water supply, Drainage, Hydrology etc., </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. KEY AREAS <ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pollution, Effluent Treatment, Sanitation etc., </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SURVEYING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GPS, Total station, Aerial Flying </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Railways, Roads, Airports, Ports </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. SKILLS AND APTITUDE <ul><li>GRIP ON BASICS LEARNT </li></ul><ul><li>LOGICAL AND ANALYTICAL SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>VISUALIZATION </li></ul><ul><li>WORKING IN A TEAM </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL AWARENESS </li></ul><ul><li>COMMON SENSE </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRITY AND SINCERITY </li></ul>
    6. 6. SPECIALIZATIONS <ul><li>CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>GEO–INFORMATICS </li></ul><ul><li>GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>HYDROLOGY </li></ul>
    7. 7. SPECIALIZATIONS <ul><li>IRRIGATION ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>OCEAN AND COASTAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>PUBLIC HEALTH ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING </li></ul>
    8. 8. ROLES AHEAD <ul><li>5 Years </li></ul><ul><li>INDEPENDENT ASSIGNMENTS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PLANNER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DESIGNER </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PROJECT ENGINEER </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 – 10 Years </li></ul><ul><li>PROJECT MANAGER </li></ul><ul><li>10-15 Years </li></ul><ul><li>MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>PART OF MANAGEMENT TEAM </li></ul>
    9. 9. WHAT TO EXPECT ? <ul><li>A Key role in Nation Building </li></ul><ul><li>Projects of Rs.17,00,000 crores </li></ul>
    10. 10. KEY CHALLENGES <ul><li>CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION </li></ul><ul><li>IRRIGATING UPLAND AREAS </li></ul><ul><li>INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADING </li></ul><ul><li>WATER UTILIZATION </li></ul>
    11. 11. STORY <ul><ul><li>Studied in JNTU Kakinada </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joined INDIAN RAILWAYS, 1954 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chief Managing Director, KONKAN RAILWAY, 1990 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Director, DELHI METRO, 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Padma Shri” by the Government of India, 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Padma Vibhushan” by the Government of India, 2008 </li></ul></ul>

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