Civil and Environmental Engineering Program in Bangladesh 

Civil engineering is the professional practice of designing and developing infrastructure projects. This can be on a huge scale, such as the development of nationwide transport systems or water supply networks, or on a smaller scale, such as the development of individual roads or buildings. Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. If you choose to pursue a civil engineering degree, you’ll discover the extent to which civil engineers shape, build, maintain and expand societies.

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Civil engineering graduates are the brains behind all the largest and most essential structures that surround us – buildings, transport networks, energy and water supplies – and so their value within society is great. In recent years, the profession has seen a shortage of experienced graduates, meaning that now, more than ever, civil engineering graduates are highly sought-after.

Entry Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.5/2nd division/equivalent grade in SSC and HSC or equivalent public examinations. However, students with GPA 2.00 in any examination either SSC or HSC must have a minimum GPA of 6.00 totaling the GPA of both the examinations and students must have had Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with satisfactory scores in HSC/A-Level or equivalent level.

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Some of the universities consider if candidates not having Mathematics or failed in Mathematics at HSC/A-levels must take a remedial course on Mathematics in addition to the courses required for the program.

Career Prospects of Civil Engineering Graduates in Bangladesh

Civil engineers can pave a successful career for themselves in both governmental and private organisations. Top government jobs are in the Public Works Department, Roads and Highways Department, Railway, Public Health Engineering, Local Government Engineering Department, and public sector banks.

There are great career opportunities in private sector banks, as well as the World Bank, and the Asian Development as Procurement Specialists. And needless to say, real estate is another sector with plenty of opportunities and scope for career growth for civil engineers in Bangladesh.

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Top Private Universities in Bangladesh for Civil Engineering/ Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rank-1: Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST),  IEB Accredited 

Rank-2: University of Asia Pacific (UAP),  IEB Accredited 

Rank-3: Stamford University Bangladesh,  IEB Accredited 

Rank-4: North South University (NSU)

Rank-5: IUBAT University

Rank-6: City University