M.E. in Geotechnical at Chandigarh University

The Chandīgarh University is running two year P.G program in Geotechnical Engineering in full time mode. The Geotechnical Engineering is the specialization of civil engineering which involves the planning, design, execution, maintenance of the geotechnical structure such as foundation, dam, tunnel, railway and highway embankment etc. along with the strengthening the weak soil. The Chandigarh University provides the facility of skill development to its students along with the theoretical and software knowledge and prepares the students to use this skill and knowledge for the development of the safe, healthy, economical, and sustainable geo-structure system which includes highway and railway embankment, different type of foundation system, tunnel for railway and roadways.

The Chandigarh University motivates its postgraduate student to go for the research as per the industrial demand by providing the world class research facilities and collaborating with the international universities and the industries. The Chandigarh University gives an opportunity to the students to learn the latest software such as ArcGIS by providing words class computer lab facilities to meet the industrial requirement. During the dissertation work in final year, the Chandigarh University motivates their students to work on interdisciplinary projects with high social impact.

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  • Institute Information
  • Level of Study: Post-Graduate 

Academic Excellence

  • Create unbelievable models with world-class infrastructure and lab facilities
  • Scientific methods and principles of engineering
  • 6.5% CAGR Growth expected by 2024
  • Technology-aligned and Industry-oriented program
  • Engineering behavior of Earth materials
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Industry
Collaborated Labs

  • Concrete Laboratory
  • Transportation Laboratory
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Structural Analysis Laboratory
  • Geotechnical Laboratory
  • Hydraulics Laboratory
  • Surveying laboratory
  • Fluid Lab
  • Project Planning Lab
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Scholarship

  • Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST Scholarship scheme for the underprivileged candidates to pursue Postgraduation in Professional courses.
  • Scholarship Scheme for PG Courses (Based on Graduation marks) Scholarship Scheme for meritorious students seeking admission to PG Courses.
  • Teaching Assistant Option Exclusive scheme for ME Students providing them with Stipend of 5000 to 8000/- per teaching month per semester.
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International Articulation Program - M.E.- Civil Engineering (1+1)

1 year study at Chandigarh University & 1 year at partner universities in USA

Semester Exchange Program

The student exchange program permits our students to visit Institutions in Canada, Germany, Switzerland and many other countries. Also, students from participating Universities will visit us for specific course work or projects. Student Exchange Program is based on 1+1 (1 year at CU and 1 Year at Aboard University)

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Pathway After M.E. Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering is applied to the design of foundations, earth dams, retaining walls, geo synthetics, and clay liners for waste containment. Geotechnical Engineers are involved in field and laboratory investigations to determine engineering properties of site-specific soils.

Career options/job profiles

  • Defence
  • Natural Oil Sectors
  • Mining Sector
  • Various Space Agencies
  • Infrastructural Sectors
  • Transport Sector
  • Colleges and Universities
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd.
  • Babha Atomic Research Centre
  • Run- way Design in Airports

Exclusive Software

  • ARCGIS

Areas of employment

  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Soil Investigator
  • Geologist
  • Project Manager
  • Field Inspectors
  • Soil Technicians
  • Design Engineer
  • Senior Engineer
  • Professor and Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Independent Consultant
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Soil Laboratory Engineer and many more

Top Recruiters

Top companies recruiting Geotechnical Engineers are as follows:

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Exclusive Industry Collaborated R&D Labs

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Record Breaking Placement Numbers

550+

Placements
offered

30.25 LPA

Engineering Highest
Package Offered

100+

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Our Alumni

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I am in debited to Chandigarh University. The fcaulty has put in great efforts to groom me into a true corporate professionals. The years spent here have been full of learning opportunities and gathering knowledge on every front.

Amit Kumar

M.E. Structures, Assistant Engineer (Bridges)
Placed in : LEA Associates South Asia Pvt Ltd.

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Studying at the Chandigarh University brought value to my life and it helped to bring the best out of me. the faculty is extremely dedicated towards the students and helps them get through and learn the theoratical and practical speacts of the subjects.

Mohammad Amin Rahimi

M.E. CTM, Program Manager
Placed in: Mercy Corps International Organization

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The excellent faculty focuses on students' career goals by imparting proper guidance based on one's strengths and passion. The two years spent here were a splendid experience and have helped me excel professionally as well as personally. It was indeed a memorable period of my life.

Arun Kumar

M.E. CTM, Planning & Billing Engineer in Mynmar
Placed in : Punj Llyod –Varaha Infra Ltd. (JV)

Early Bird Scholarship

To acknowledge the dedication and hard work of the meritorious students who have proved their mettle in graduation, and are still in the race to achieve their dream career, Chandigarh University has come up with an ‘Early Bird Scholarship’. The Scholarship will be available to the graduate students for the admission in all the Master’s level program of Chandigarh University (excluding MBA), for the 2021-22 session as per the following condition-

  • 15 (Fifteen) percent Scholarship to be given to the students who have completed Bachelor’s degree from Chandigarh University.
  • 10 (Ten) percent Scholarship to the students who have completed their Bachelor’s degree from other Universities.
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