With the construction industry booming in different parts of the world due to continuous development of infrastructure in different kinds of power plants, real estate, telecom and information technology sectors, a career in this field speaks of a lot of lucrative opportunities. A distance learning diploma in construction management offered by various recognized institutes can make you find the desired job in a well known construction company.
Distance Learning Institutes Offering Diploma in Construction Management
Some of the most popular institutes offering Distance Learning Diploma in Construction Management are as follows:
|Name of Institute||Contact Details|
|National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR)||School of Distance Education25/1, Balewadi, N.I.A. Post Office,
Pune 411 045, India.
Phone: 91-020 – 2729 2671/2729 2512
Web Site: http://www.nicmar.ac.in/prog-distance-pg.php
|Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)||Indira Gandhi National Open University Maidan Garhi, Newdelhi-110068, IndiaPhone: 29535924-32, 29535062-65, 29534976 Fax: 29536588
Web Site: http://www.ignou.ac.in/
|Annamalai University||AnnamalainagarTamil Nadu-608002
Fax : 04144-38987
|Global Institute of Construction Management and research (Green Park Ext., New Delhi)||U-1 Shanti KunjGreen Park Ext.
New Delhi – 110016
Phone: +91 (011) 2617-1910
|MAAER’s Maharashtra Institute of Technology (Pune, Maharashtra)||S.No.124, Paud Road, Kothrud,Pune 411038
Ph: +91-20-3027 3400, +91-20-3027 3459
Fax: 91 020 5442770
Email : email@example.com
|University of Roorkee (Roorkee)||RoorkeeINDIA – 247 667
Phone: +91-01332-72349 (EPABX)
FAX : +91-01332-73560
|National Academy of Construction (Hyderabad)||NAC Grounds,Cyberabad, Hyderabad-500084,
Andhra pradesh, India.
Tel :- (040) 23111916-917
Fax :- (040) 23111997
E-mail :- firstname.lastname@example.org
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure
In order to pursue a diploma in construction management through distance learning mode, one needs to complete a diploma course in civil engineering. Candidates completing a bachelor’s degree in civil or civil & structural engineering, or passing AMIE in civil engineering are also eligible to apply. Some institutes also admit students for this course who have completed senior secondary examination in science stream with maths as a compulsory subject. The admission procedures for different institutes vary from each other.
Duration of the Course
The duration to pursue a diploma course in construction management is generally 1 to 2 years. However, candidates pursuing the course under distance learning mode can extend it according to his or her convenience. However, the maximum period of extension varies from one institute to another.
A diploma in construction management can bring in a lot of career opportunities in both government and private sectors. Government infrastructure development companies involved in highway, port and airport development like defence and railways are the top recruiters in this sector. Diploma holders in construction management are eligible to appear for the qualifying examination. You can also get a lot of employment opportunities in private and public sectors with real estate developers, power plants, IT and telecommunication related companies. Experienced project managers along with a diploma in construction management can also work as consultants. Some of the job designations (depending on individual knowledge, skills and experience) in construction management industry are as follows:
- Production Manager
- General Superintendent
- Construction Manager
- Construction Superintendent
- Executive Construction Manager
- Project Manager
- Construction Contractor