Course Details

M.E. Structural Engineering

The major objective of the course is to impart advanced learning to eligible candidates in fundamental principles of Structural Analysis. Students are trained to implement such principles through different methods, in analyses of various types of structures, and to evaluate force and displacement parameters of such structures. Other course objectives include developing expertise in onshore infrastructure and a sound background in specialized areas such as Offshore Structure/ Management (General)/ Bridge Structure/ Hydraulic Structure.

The course aims at providing civil engineering graduates with an advanced conceptual understanding in, and advanced knowledge and technical skills required for analyses and design of structures such as dams, bridges, pipelines, roads, towers and buildings, transport systems, harbors, airports, and railways.

The major job profiles for such graduates are Structural Engineer, Design Engineer, Bridge Engineer, Offshore Design Engineer, Offshore Construction Engineer, Structural Consultant, Forensic Engineer, Construction Engineer, Engineer in public and private sectors etc. Self-employment opportunities are also available to them. Some of the companies are TATA (all sectors, Motors, Steel, Communications etc), Reliance Industries ltd., Maruti Udyog, and thousands of other companies in India including TCS, Infosys, and Wipro.The average minimum salary for a graduate who has completed ME Structural Engineering is around INR 2.5 to 6 Lacs p.a.

Tamilnadu College of Engineering