Post graduation in Transportation Engineering - A new age specialisation!

Post graduation in Transportation Engineering - A new age specialisation!

What is transportation engineering?

It is the application of technological and scientific principles to planning, operation and management of facilities for any mode of transportation. It is a sub discipline of civil and industrial engineering.

Which colleges in India provide a PG course in transportation engineering?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering
b) Jodhpur National University

What is the eligibility criteria?

A B. Tech degree in the field of Electronics and Communications, Electronics and Telecommunications, Electrical and Electronics, Computer Science and Engineering, Information Science and Engineering or any equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% of marks is required.

Is there a requirement for any entrance test?

Candidates should have qualified GATE or PGCET (Post Graduate Common Entrance Test).

What is the duration of the course?

The duration of the course is two years.

What is the fee structure?

The approximate fee structure required to pursue this course is approximately Rs 70, 000 for one year.

Job prospects

Transportation engineers can work in various Government and Private organizations as:

a) Highway engineer
b) Airport engineer
c) Port engineer
d) Rail road engineer

Those who find it interesting can even work as Independent Consultants.
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