Diploma in Civil Engineering Course Details


Diploma in Civil Engineering: Focused on construction and infrastructure development, this diploma equips students with skills in structural design, project management, and surveying for careers in construction firms, government agencies, and consulting firms.

Diploma in Civil Engineering is a three-year technical program that focuses on various aspects of civil engineering. It aims to provide students with foundational knowledge and practical skills in areas such as construction technology, structural engineering, surveying, material science, and environmental engineering. A Diploma in Interior Designing is a short term course of 1 to 2 years (depending in institute). The course covers general and professional aspects in house/ office interior, core concepts and practical techniques.

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 in any stream from a recognized institute.  Admissions are done based on the merit list. But there are few universities that conduct entrance exams for admission.

Top Institutes

College NameFees*
Government Polytechnic, Mumbai₹6,000 per year
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Polytechnic, Mumbai₹10,000 per year
Pusa Polytechnic, New Delhi₹7,000 per year
Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore₹35,000 per year
Mumbai University - [MU], Mumbai₹40,900 per year
Rizvi College of Engineering, Mumbai₹60,000 per year
Vivekananda Polytechnic, Bangalore₹20,000 per year
Royal Global University - [RGU], Guwahati₹80,000 per year

*Please check with the institute/ college for exact fees structure


The academic curriculum of a Diploma in Civil Engineering may vary depending on the university/ institute. The common / core subjects are mentioned below:

The syllabus for a Diploma in Civil Engineering typically includes:

First Year
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Physics/Chemistry
Basic Civil Engineering
Engineering Drawing
Computer Applications in Civil Engineering
Environmental Science

Second Year
Strength of Materials
Fluid Mechanics
Surveying and Levelling
Building Construction
Transportation Engineering
Soil Mechanics

Third Year
Structural Analysis
Design of Concrete Structures
Design of Steel Structures
Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines
Estimation and Costing
Project Management
Electives (such as Environmental Engineering, Advanced Construction Techniques, etc.)

Career Opportunities

Based on your skills, interest and learning, you can opt for below job options:

Junior EngineerWork in government departments or private firms on construction projects.
Site EngineerOversee construction activities and ensure compliance with design specifications.
SurveyorConduct land surveys and measurements for construction projects.
Construction SupervisorManage workers and operations at construction sites.
DraftsmanPrepare detailed technical drawings and plans for construction projects.
Quality Control EngineerEnsure the quality of materials and workmanship in construction projects
Higher Studies: Pursue further studies such as B.Tech/B.E. in Civil Engineering for advanced career opportunities.Pursue further studies such as B.Tech/B.E. in Civil Engineering for advanced career opportunities.


The duration of advanced interior design is typically 3 years.

The average fee for diploma in interior design programme ranges between Rs. 1 Lakhs to Rs. 5 Lakhs per annum

The average salary for a Civil Engineer in India ranges from INR 3.3 LPA to INR 6.5 LPA, depending on experience, with an average annual salary of INR 4.4 LPA. (Indicative numbers)

The top recruiting companies for Diploma in Civil Engineering graduates are Real estate companies, Government and Public Sector Units (PSUs, Consulting Firms and architecture firms