M.Tech Civil Engineering (Tunnel Engineering)

Programme Overview

The M.Tech in Civil Engineering with specialisation in Tunnel Engineering at MIT-WPU provides students with advanced knowledge of technologies, machinery, software, and equipment used in tunnel engineering, covering fields such as tunnelling, underground construction, and geotechnical engineering. Theoretical coursework with practical hands-on learning prepares students for careers in the design, construction, and management of tunnels and underground infrastructure. The programme offers 100% internship opportunities in various national projects, such as the Atal Tunnel in Jammu. Special international workshops with esteemed professors offer practical exposure. The field of tunnel engineering is essential for the development of transportation, infrastructure, and underground facilities, opening up diverse and rewarding career opportunities for graduates.

2 Years

Last Date To Apply : 17 June 2024
Programme Name

M.Tech Civil Engineering (Tunnel Engineering)

Fee Per Year

Rs. 1,95,000


Minimum 50% aggregate score in graduation (4 years) of relevant Engineering Branch from UGC approved University or equivalent (at least 45% marks, in case of Reserved Class category candidate belonging to Maharashtra State only)
GATE Qualified (Obtained a positive score in GATE 2022, 2023, 2024) /MIT-WPU CET 2024 /PERA CET 2024
Sponsored Candidate (Need 2 years of work experience after graduation, in field related to graduation)

Selection Process

The Selection process for this programme is based on the merit of MIT-WPU CET 2024 score / PERA 2024 Score or GATE Score (2022/2023/2024) & Personal Interaction conducted by MIT-WPU.
For admission under sponsored category, candidate should have minimum two years of fulltime work experience in a registered firm/ company/ industry/ educational and/or research institute / any Government Department or Government Autonomous Organization in the relevant field in which admission is sought.

Programme Highlights
  • The Choice-based Credit System allows students to tailor their learning to their interests and career goals.
  • Scholarships for meritorious students, enhancing accessibility and recognising academic excellence.
  • Project-based learning through projects enables students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios.
  • State-of-the-art facilities, equipped with cutting-edge tools and technologies, provide students with a conducive environment for research and practical training.
  • The Curriculum includes Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and interdisciplinary courses, enhancing students' core competencies.
  • Institutional collaborations with multinational corporations such as Tata Technologies, Mercedes Benz, and Blue Star, combined with guest lectures, seminars, and workshops by industry experts and leaders provide valuable insights into industry trends and practices.
  • Rural, national, and international immersion programmes offer students a holistic understanding of societal challenges, fostering problem-solving skills.
  • The MIT-WPU dedicated Centre for Industry-Academia Partnerships (CIAP) supports students in securing six-month industry internships with, and placements at, top companies like Tata Motors, JCB, Volkswagen, John Deere, Sandvik Asia, Force Motors, Bharat Forge, Mercedes Benz, PARI, Alpha Laval, L&T, EATON, Kirloskar Pneumatic Co. Ltd., HAL Nashik, CUMMINS India Ltd. ARAI Pune, and many others.
Programme Outcomes
  • Apply advanced knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to solve complex problems in tunnel engineering, demonstrating proficiency in specialised areas.
  • Analyse and design solutions for tunnelling projects, considering public health, safety, and environmental factors, and effectively communicate findings through technical reports and presentations.
  • Independently conduct research and contribute to the field of tunnel engineering, demonstrating a higher level of mastery beyond undergraduate requirements.
  • Adapt to and contribute to the advancements in tunnel engineering, considering economic, social, ethical, and environmental factors.
  • Exhibit strong ethical and professional responsibility, adhere to quality standards, and recognise the importance of lifelong learning for professional development in tunnel engineering.
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