Transportation Engineering
Updated on Jan 15, 2013 - 2:45 p.m. IST by Team Careers360
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About Course

Transportation engineering deals with the application of technology and scientific principles to the setting up, functional design, operation and supervision of facilities for any mode of transportation. They also do so keeping in mind the safety, rapidity, and convenience of people and also transportation of goods from one place to another.

Transportation engineering as a diverse and multidisciplinary field deals with the planning, design, operation and maintenance of transportation systems. Transport engineers are the ones who come up with solutions and ideas to ensure safe, rapid, comfortable, convenient yet economically viable means of transport. Good planning and development of transportation facilities generally raises the standard of living in a community and enhances the value of the community too. In a way, transport engineers are responsible for the regional development as a whole.

Major disciplines of study include Transportation Planning, Geometric Design, Pavement Design and Traffic Engineering. Students also get to learn about Financial and economic analysis, Environmental impact assessment, Accident analysis and reduction.

Core Subjects

  • Engineering Mathematics

  • Engineering Physics

  • Engineering Chemistry

  • Basic Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Engineering Graphics

  • Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Basic Mechanical Engineering

  • Basic Communication and Information

  • Engineering

  • Mechanics of Structures

  • Fluid Mechanics

  • Building Technology & Drawing

  • Engineering Geology

  • Humanities

  • Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

  • Building Planning & Drawing

  • Geo-technical Engineering

  • Programming and Numerical Methods

Further Education

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Those who have obtained a BE or BTech degree in transportation engineering they can also go for ME, MTech or Doctoral level programs.

Job Profiles

Following job profiles can be offered after the completion of the course:

  • Researcher

  • Chief Engineer

  • Division Head

  • Project Manager

  • Senior Engineer

  • Supervisory Engineer

  • Professor and Teachers

  • Independent Consultants

  • Director of Public Works

Top Recruiters

Engineers can find job opportunities in all private construction firms, railways projects, military, engineering services, state or central government and consultancy services. Some of the top names are:


  • Ashok Leyland

  • State roadways

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