Civil Engineering Courses & Career after 10th & 12th: A Complete Guide

In a family from our childhood we hear from our parents that my daughter or son will be an engineer. As soon as we complete our 12th standard our parents keep on knocking on the ear, prepare for engineering, they don’t even try to listen our career plan. Sometimes our peer pressure or any other constraint we start pursuing engineering courses after 10th called as diploma certification or vocational training courses.

People are getting trained for the variety of professions and job like certain courses available to start a professional career after 10th & 12th  are as follows:

  • Des. Fashion Design
  • Des. Leather Design
  • Des. Apparel Design
  • Des. Textile Design
  • Des. Interior Design
  • Des. Product Design
  • Des. Accessory Design
  • Sc. Physics
  • Sc. Mathematics
  • Sc. Chemistry
  • Sc. Geology
  • Sc. IT
  • Sc. Computer Science
  • Sc. Biotechnology
  • Sc. Agriculture
  • Sc. Nautical Science
  • Sc. Hotel Management
  • Sc. Electronics and Communication
  • BA
  • LLB (Bachelor of Law)
  • Education/ Teaching
  • Travel & Tourism Courses
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Technology
  • Hotel Management
  • Designing Courses
  • Media/ Journalism Courses
  • Film/ Television Courses
  • CA Program
  • ICWA Program
  • CS Program

Courses after 12th:

  • Engineering (B.E/
  • Arch
  • Integrated M.Sc
  • BCA
  • Com
  • Defense (Navy, Army, Air force)
  • Sc. Degree
  • Des
  • BA
  • LLB (Bachelor of Law)
  • Education/ Teaching
  • Travel & Tourism Courses
  • Environmental Science
  • Fashion Technology
  • Hotel Management
  • Designing Courses
  • Media/ Journalism Courses
  • Film/ Television Courses
  • CA Program
  • ICWA Program
  • CS Program
  • Diploma courses after 10th and 12th :
  • Diploma in Beauty Culture & Hair Dressing
  • Computer Hardware
  • Fashion Designing – DFD
  • Dress Designing – DDD
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Cutting and Tailoring
  • Web Designing
  • Graphic Designing
  • Information Technology
  • Application Software Development – DASD
  • Textile Designing – DTD
  • Hospital & Health Care Management
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Film Arts & A/V Editing
  • Animation and Multimedia
  • Print Media Journalism & Communications
  • Film Making & Digital Video Production
  • Mass Communication
  • Mass Media and Creative Writing
  • Animation Film Making
  • Air Hostess
  • Air Crew
  • Event Management
  • HR Training
  • Computer Courses
  • Foreign Language Courses

Different Engineering courses after 10th/ 12th standard:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • EC Engineering
  • IT Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Naval Architecture
  • Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • IC Engineering
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Power Engineering

What is civil Engineering

The Civil Engineering professional deals with designing, arts and maintenance of infrastructure, roads, bridges etc. They are the professionals who show the blue print in the paper   and transfer it into reality.

When we see a good home or mesmerizing building, yes behind it there is a brain of civil engineer.

Civil Engineer not only design huge buildings, house, and apartment but see what type of material and kind of material should be used  so that it ensure safety to the inhabitants and the person living in the building or near to the surrounding.

Civil engineering professional tends to be creative and have good logical and analytical think.

Details for Opting Civil Engineering  as a career

The Civil Engineering course can be pursed after 10th/ 12th standard.

Different certification courses for the students in civil engineering field:

  • Construction Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Soils and Geotechnical Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Public Health Engineering (Water and Wastewater)

  There are top Institutes who provide training to Civil Engineering professional:

  1. IIT, Bombay
    2. IIT, Delhi
    3. IIT, Kanpur
    4. IIT, Kharagpur
    5. IIT, Madras
    6. IIT, Roorkee
    7. The BITS    Pilani
    8. IIT BHU Varanasi
    9.  IIT Guwahati
    10. NIT Trichy
    11. Delhi Technological University
    12. NIT Warangal
    13. NIT Surathkal
    14. Birla Institute of   Technology
    15. Jadavpur University  Faculty Council of   & Technology
    16.  MNNIT Allahabad
    17.  PSG College of  Technology Coimbatore
    18. PEC University of Technology Chandigarh
    19. IIEST Shibpur
    20. MNIT Jaipur
    21. VNIT Nagpur
    22. Thapar University Patiala
    23. Harcourt Butler Technological Institute Kanpur
    24. NIT Rourkela
    25. College of Engineering Pune
    26. Manipal Institute of Technology Manipal
    27. R.V.College of Engineering Bangalore
    28. VJTI Mumbai
    29. University College of Engineering Osmania University Hyderabad
    30. SVNIT Surat
    31. MANIT Bhopal
    32. Institute of Technology Nirma University Ahmedabad
    33. BIT,Sindri
    34. Coimbatore Institute of Technology
    35. VIT University Vellore
    36. MIT Pune
    37. National Institute of Engineering Mysore
    38. NIT  Jamshedpur
    39. BMS College of Engineering Bangalore
    40. NIT Durgapur
    41. Amity School of Engineering and Technology Noida
    42. University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering Bangalore
    43. Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology Hyderabad
    44. College of Engineering, Trivandrum
    45. Sardar Patel College of Engineering Mumbai
    46. Bangalore Institute of Technology
    47. SASTRA University Thanjavur
    48. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad
    49. Thiagarajar College of Engineering Madurai
    50. NIT Hamirpur


Candidates who are willing to make their career in this sector must understand the standard eligibility.

The students who have passed their 10th standard can pursue diploma in civil engineering, or the students who have passed their 12th standard with mathematics as core subject.


If a student is pursuing a diploma certification course in civil engineering after 10th standard, it takes span of 3 years.

After diploma he can get a direct lateral entry admission into  and if the student wants to pursue after 12th standard it takes 4 years of time.


The opportunity after this course is not only limited to India but abroad as well.

There is a good opportunity in this field like:

  • Project Manager
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Site Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Assistant Civil Engineer
  • Purchase and Quality control Executive
  • Planning and Design Office


This course not only makes you a good human professional but upgrades your skills, makes you more productive in terms of the work.

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