M.Tech. in Transportation Engineering or Master of Technology in Transportation Engineering is a postgraduate Civil Engineering course. Transportation Engineering is the application of technology and scientific principles to the planning, functional design, operation and management of facilities for any mode of transportation in order to provide for the safe, rapid, comfortable, convenient, economical, and environmentally compatible movement of people and goods (transport). The duration of Master of Technology in Transportation Engineering is generally a two years but it may vary from institute to institute and also may be on part time basis by certain institutes. The syllabus for the course is divided into four semesters plus two electives. The course is an important and career originating in nature which opens a lot of job scopes for the candidates after its successful completion.
Eligibility & Admission Process:
The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor’s degree in (B.E/B.Tech) or any other equivalent branches of engineering. The duration for this course is 2 years.
Colleges offering M.Tech in Transportation Engineering:
- Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
- Deccan College of Engineering and Technology
- Government Engineering College, Modasa
- L.D.College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
- Parul Institute of Engineering & Technology – Vadodara
- Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science
- University College of Engineering, Osmania University
- University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore (UVCE B)
Job Prospects & Salaries:
Civil engineers are in great demand to uphold and repair current facilities and structures and to construct new buildings. There are a lot of career opportunities in this field. Graduates after completion of their course can seek employment in consultancy firms, quality testing labs, road projects and building work. Civil engineering graduates can also opt for research work or open their own independent consultancy services. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges.
Skilled professionals in this field are in high demand in developed countries. Civil engineers are engaged in all important building plans carried out by the private construction firms, railways projects, military, engineering services, state or central government and consultancy services. Middle Eastern countries offer job opportunities particularly Dubai where civil engineers can reap the benefit of opportunities owing to the number of construction projects they have.
Some job profiles: –
Professor and Teachers
Director of Public Works
Civil engineering is one of the highly rewarding field. Civil Engineers employed in government departments get their initial income around Rs. 8,000 to Rs. 12,000 while superiors can earn about Rs 20,000. Lecturer/Professors in engineering colleges’ incomes are fixed by UGC. Those civil engineers working in private sector particularly in construction and designing field are getting more than Rs. 30,000 every month. With some experience they may go up to Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 every month. Consultancy in civil engineering is also highly remunerative depending upon number and nature of the clients.