Master in Urban Planning

Program Code



Post Graduate


2 Years

About the Programme

The objective of M. Plan (Urban Planning) program is to produce competent and skilled planning professionals and researchers grounded in critical scholarship and learning.

Why Master in Urban Planning?

Planning, development and management of human settlements is becoming an increasingly important task. As a result of technological advancements and integration of societies and economies of the world, planning of cities and regions has become very complex. Professionally trained town and country planners are therefore needed in order to evolve new options for the development and management of human settlements. This applies not only to the planning of metropolitan areas but also to small cities, towns and villages.

Professional planner plays a very critical role in shaping our environment – economically, environmentally, socially & culturally having significant impact on the factors that influence our lives.

Learning outcomes

M. Plan (Urban Planning) programme provides a thorough understanding of the economic, sociological, environmental and other theoretical and practical knowledge underpinning the governance in urban management and urban development. It has a strong focus on sustainable urban development with an engaged and practical approach, this course focuses on urban planning and development processes, sustainability and creative development control, and enhances knowledge and skills in urban management, property development, urban design and environmental policy.

Program Fee

Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 40,000 80,000
For International Students 860 1720

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
  • Bachelor Degree in Planning/ Architecture/ Civil Engineering OR Master Degree in Geography/ Economics/ Social Sciences or equivalent Degree with minimum 50% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.


Semester 1
  • Planning Theory and Legislation
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Planning Techniques and Statistical Analysis
  • Urban Management and Governance
  • Planning Studio-I (Area Planning)
Elective Subjects (choose any one)
  • Housing (Elective-I)
  • District &Rural Area Planning (Elective-II)
Semester 2
  • Preparing Master Plan for Special Areas
  • Urban Transportation Planning
  • Urban Economics and Land Management
  • Planning for Informal Sector
  • Resilient Urban Planning
Elective Subjects (choose any one)
  • Application of Geo-informatics in Urban Planning (Elective-I)
  • Heritage and Urban Conservation (Elective-II)

Career path

  • Real Estate and Infrastructure firms
  • Transportation Planning firms
  • Planner
  • Urban/Environment Research associate
  • Archaeological Department
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Development & Planning Department of Railways
  • National Building Organisation (NBO)
  • Town & Country Planning
  • Housing and Urban Development
  • Consultancy Firm
  • Architecture Firms