Ph.D. Civil Engineering or Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering is a Doctorate Civil Engineering course. Course refers to the design, construction, and maintenance of structures integral to the public, such as roads, dams, bridges, canals, and buildings. Ph.D. Civil Engineering degree, candidates are allowed a specialization area. Examples include geotechnical, structures, construction and management, transportation, and environmental. The course is an important and career orienting in nature that opens many job opportunities for them. The duration of the course is three years generally and may extend to five years as per rules and regulations of different institutes.

Ph.D. Civil Engineering Eligibility :- 

  • Master's degree in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent from Osmania University or any other equivalent university/recognized institute and Obtained at least 60% marks at B.E. and M.E./M.Tech. level.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes conduct entrance examination for admission to the Ph.D. (Audiology) degree course.

Ph.D. Civil Engineering Course Suitability

  • They should be able to know about use of natural resources such as the raw materials, energy, and ecosystems needed to sustain modern society.
  • They should have a sharp, analytical and practical mind and give attention to details.
  • Applicants should possess good technical designing knowledge conceptualizing structures. They should be computer literate in order to use design, drawing and word processing software.

How is Ph.D. Civil Engineering Course Beneficial?

  • The programme is beneficial to develop centre of excellence in civil engineering to carry out research in the areas of infrastructure and eco – friendly technologies.
  • It is also for students who want to meet and form lifelong bonds with like-minded fellow students, faculty, and researchers in the global scientific and technological community.
  • They can have jobs in road projects, building work, consultancy firms, quality testing laboratories or housing societies.
  • They have many job opportunities in major construction projects carried out by the state or central government, the railways, private construction companies, military, engineering services, consultancy services etc.


Master's degree in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent from Osmania University or any other equivalent university/recognized institute and Obtained at least 60% marks at B.E. and M.E./M.Tech. level.
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering Syllabus

    Syllabus of Civil Engineering as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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    Subjects of Study






    Construction and Management





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