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Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering

Course Details :

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering is one of the specialized branches of Civil Engineering. The degree in the same is of two-years & is available in M.E and M. Tech degrees. As the soil is the main component of construction, the study in this degree course is about how efficiently one should use soil in construction and how to deal with the problems related to the soil. It explains the different soils and its uses in the different areas of the construction. Foundation programs tell about how deep in the soil the building should be constructed while keeping in the mind about the water table and its adjacent buildings.

Eligibility Criteria :
For M. Tech :-

Applicants for M. Tech should have a graduate degree in B.E. / B. Tech degree in Civil Engineering with a valid GATE score.

Degree & Duration :
  • M. E. / M. Tech. - 2years

Scope & Career Opportunities :

Some of the career options after the degree course in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering course are :

  1. Engineer
  2. Professor
  3. Land Surveyor
  4. Project Coordinator
  5. Site Supervisor
  6. Construction Engineer
  7. Draftsman