Globalization and liberalization has made immense changes in the Indian economy. As a result there has been an overall growth in approximately all sectors of the economy and above all in the financial, service sectors and industrial. Therefore these sectors are emerging very rapidly; a part from these there are several new infrastructure development projects mostly in the area of power, telecom, petrochemical, transportation, information technology and real estate. The nation needs several efficient construction managers so that they can handle these projects successfully.

Construction Management generally deals with coordination, planning and control of a project from setting up to completion meant by meeting client’s requirements in order to produce a functionally and monetarily viable project that will be complete minglement (CPM) is project management that applies to the construction sector.

Few courses offered in this Field: -


  • Certificate in Construction Contract Management
  • Certificate in Construction Business Management
  • Certificate in Construction Quality Management
  • Diploma in Construction Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Construction Management
  • Post Graduate Program in Construction Management
  • Post Graduate Program in Advanced Construction Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management for Working Executives

Basic Eligibility



For admission into a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination. The duration for this course is 3 years.



For admission into master’s degree, the candidate must be holding a bachelor's degree. Students will have to attend an entrance exam such as MAT/CAT/XAT or ATMA to get admitted into this course. The duration for this course is 2 years.



Eligibility Criteria for Advance Diploma Courses: -

For admission into diploma course a student must have a higher secondary education or 10+2 or equivalent. The duration of this program is of 6 months to 1 year.

Job Prospects

Construction contractors and managers are those who are responsible for planning, directing and budgeting the construction project. To plan the assignment, which is commonly carried out with the help of designing professionals and a number of difficult scheduling procedures are outlined using charts or some other type of graphical representation. Often computers will be in use to help managers evaluate the options and decide on the plan that will provide the most bang for your money.

Apart from them they are also in charge for deciding on the proper construction techniques plus setting up the construction operations into logical and detailed steps. They allot a certain amount of time to complete each step so that deadlines are met for each phase of the project. They are also responsible for labor related issues which includes supervising the hiring and firing of employees.

There are vast opportunities for construction managers in both public and private sector companies. Public sector like highways, air port and port development organizations and government departments such as railways and defense are among the top employer of construction/project managers. Project managers also get favorable employment options in energy, telecommunication, power and IT related companies.

Some Job Titles:-


  • Construction Contractor
  • Construction Manager
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Executive Construction Manager
  • General Superintendent
  • Production Manager
  • Project Manager

MBA Colleges for Construction Management

Brahmanand Institute of Research Technology and Management

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Brahmanand Institute of Research Technology and Management (BIRTM), Gurgaon established in 2003, is one of the premier institutes in the field of technical & management education. The college is approved by AICTE, New Delhi &...

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Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT), Ahmedabad was establiahed in 1962 as an autonomous academic institution was established and run by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES). The university has been approved by...

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CMS Education Infra Pvt. Ltd

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

CMS Education Infra Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon was established in 2008. It is a renowned name in the Distance MBA sector providing different courses affiliated to a number of reputed universities. CMS started with a dream to create an environment...

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Global Institute of Construction Management and Research

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Global Institute of Construction Management and Research (GICMR), New Delhi was established in 2005. It is a private unaided autonomous institute, which is registered in as a unit of Shanti Educational Trust (Regd.). The main objective...

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Indira Gandhi National Open University

New Delhi, India

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi was established in 1985. The university was established by an Act of Parliament and has continuously striven to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education. It...

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Karunya School of Management

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Karunya School of Management (KSM), Coimbatore was established in 1994. The School strives to develop the students' critical, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. Karunya School of Management equips the students with...

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MIPS Education

Delhi, India

MIPS Education, New Delhi is a pioneer institute in the field of education, the institute provides regular as well as distance education through UGC and DEC recognized universities. They authorized study & counseling centers of M.D....

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MIT College of Management

Pune, Maharashtra, India

MIT College of Management (MITCOM), Pune was established in 2007. It is managed by Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Education Research (MAEER). The institute is functioning successfully under able leadership and guidance of Prof....

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National Institute of Construction Management and Research

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Mumbai has been constituted as a nonprofit organization with the express objective of engaging in activities for the promotion of education, training, research,...

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National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Hyderabad was established in 1983 as a 'Society' and a public charitable 'Trust'. NICMAR is a leading educational institute established by the Indian construction...

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