Civil engineering is a broad field encompassing several distinct areas of specialization. It is also the oldest
of the engineering professions.
Civil engineers get recruited by Construction Firms, Defence Forces Development Boards Municipal Bodies, etc.. They also work in quality testing laboratories, Military and defence services and as consultants.
Civil engineering focuses on the infrastructure of the world which include Water works, Sewers, Dams, Power Plants, Transmission Towers/Lines,
Railroads, Highways, Bridges, Tunnels, Irrigation Canals, River Navigation, Shipping Canals, Traffic Control, Mass
Transit, Airport Runways, Terminals, Industrial Plant Buildings, Skyscrapers, etc.
Most people can not imagine life without the many contributions of civil engineers to the public’s health, safety and
standard of living. Only by exploring civil engineering’s influence in shaping the world we know today, can we
creatively envision the progress of our tomorrows