Why I Prefer Civil Engineering

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I first started preparing myself for a career in architecture but later I realized that civil engineering was a more practical choice for me. After successfully entering the college of my choice for my undergraduate studies in civil engineering I realized that it was the perfect option. Civil engineering as I believe is the only field where one’s work can be seen and felt directly by the senses and anything done stays forever to the credit and it illustrates a magic power in effecting radical social and economic changes. Precisely this magic power fascinated me to take civil engineering as my scientific discipline. In this ever-changing world of Engineering and Technology, where each new day sees a spate of new concepts and applications and each passing day makes them obsolete, I want to attain the highest level of education and transcend new horizons in the chosen field. The vast application potential and tremendous scope for high career in civil engineering fascinated me and I am keen to continue my academic pursuit in this field. The undergraduate curriculum in Civil Engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad introduced me to a wide gamut of subjects, both in and outside the field. Various courses like Strength of Materials, Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Concrete Technology, Design of Steel Structures and Structural Analysis have provided me with a strong footing in the theoretical concepts of Civil Engineering. It was the field of
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