Urban Planning Colleges in India

Urban Planning Colleges in India

Urban Planning or Town Planning in India is being offered by number of colleges in India which are affiliated to Institute of Town Planners of India (ITPI) or All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Colleges are offering under graduate, post-graduate courses and some offer PhD also. 

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ITPI recognized Urban Planning Colleges in India

Following colleges offer urban planning/town planning course as mentioned below with the year of starting of course. The information has been updated from the original list present on ITPI’s website which can be accessed by clicking ITPI Recognized Colleges. Updated information is as per the information available on the respective college’s website.

S.no College Courses Offered Website
1 Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur  Master of City Planning – 1955 http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/
Master of Regional Planning – 1955
2 School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi  Bachelor of Planning  1989-90 http://spa.ac.in
Master of Planning (Housing)  1985-86
Master of Planning (Urban Planning) 1987-88
Master of Planning (Regional Planning) 1987-88
Master of Planning (Environmental Planning) 1990-91
Master of Planning (Transport Planning) 1985-86
3 School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, Chennai Master of Town & Country Planning -1964 https://www.annauniv.edu/sap/
4 Government College of Engineering Pune now Pune Institute of Engineering & Technology, Pune B.Tech in Planning – 2012 (ITPI’s recognition under process) http://www.coep.org.in
M.Tech Town & Country Planning -1972
5 Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore Master of Urban and Regional Planning – 1971 http://www.uni-mysore.ac.in/institute-development-studies
6 Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), Ahmedabad Masters in Environmental Planning 1972 http://cept.ac.in/faculty-of-planning
Master in Urban and Regional Planning 1972
Master in Housing 1989
Masters in Transport Planning & Management 2010
Master of Planning (Industrial Area Planning & Management – IAPM) 2012
Master of Rural Planning & Management (RPM) 2012
Bachelor of Planning – Currently paused to make improvement in course
7 Guru Ramdas School of Planning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) M.Tech (Urban Planning) http://gndu.ac.in/gndu2014/department-school-planning.html
B.Tech (Urban and Regional Planning)
Master in Planning (Infrastructure) 2010
8 Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee Master in Urban & Rural Planning 1973 http://www.iitr.ac.in/departments/AR
9 Bengal Engineering College, Sibpur University, Kolkata (West Bengal) Master of Town & Regional Planning 1984-85 http://www.becs.ac.in/
10 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, (Deemed University), Nagpur (Maharashtra) M.tech (Urban Planning) 1985-86 http://vnit.ac.in
11 Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts Univ. (JNAFAU) under Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad (A.P) Master of Urban and Regional Planning 1992 http://jnafau.ac.in
Bachelor of Planning 2000
12 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal Master of Urban Development & Planning 1996 http://manit.ac.in
13 Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat) Master of Town and Regional Planning 2005 http://www.svnit.ac.in/
14 Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design, Bhaikaka Centre for Human Settlement, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Surat (Gujarat) Master of Urban Planning 2005 http://www.ecvm.net/apied.html
15 College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) M.Plan (Housing) 2009 http://www.cet.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=125&Itemid=132
16 Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan) Master of Planning 2012 http://www.mnit.ac.in/
17 School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (M.P.) (Now shifted to Bhauri) Master of Planning 2012 http://spabhopal.ac.in/
Bachelor of Planning 2012
18 School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (A.P.) Bachelor of Planning 2013 http://spav.ac.in
Environmental Planning Management
Urban and Regional Planning
19 Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, Sonipat, (Haryana) Master of Urban and Rural Planning 2013 http://dcrustm.ac.in/departments/engineering/architecture-department/
20 Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi (MESRA), Jharkhand Master of Urban Planning (Town Planning) 2013 https://www.bitmesra.ac.in/Show_Department_Section?cid=1&deptid=49
21 Institute of Town Planners, India, Delhi & Karnataka State open University (DCP) Associateship Examination (AITP) 1955 www.itpi.org.in
M.Plan, Dual Certificate Program if ITPI/KSOU 2012
22 The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat) Master of Urban and Rural Planning 2015 http://www.msubaroda.ac.in/faculty.php?fac_id=7&dep_id=&action=programs
23 Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab Bachelor of Planning 2016

Master of Planning (Urban Planning) 2016

24 School of Architecture, Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala  M. Plan  
( currently approved by the AICTE, ITPI affiliation under process)

Apart from the above mentioned colleges various State Govt. & Private colleges have also started town planning/ urban planning course. These are in the process of getting recognition from ITPI, AICTE and other concerned departments. These colleges include:

1. Amity University, Noida (Amity Institute of Architecture & Planning) Bachelor of Planning http://www.amity.edu/asap/
2. Amity University, Gurgaon Bachelor of Planning http://amity.edu/gurgaon/course-list.aspx?fd=Architecture&Programs=Graduate
3. Savera Group of Institutions, Gurgoan B.Plan & M.Plan http://www.saverainstitute.com/
4. Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat M.E. Civil (Town & Country Planning) http://scet.ac.in/Civil
5. Indian Institute of Human Settlements, Bangalore Masters of Urban Practice http://iihs.co.in/teaching-and-learning/mup/
6. Sushant School of Art & Architecture, Gurgoan B.Plan http://www.ansaluniversity.edu.in/sushant-school-of-art-and-architecture/undergraduate/
7. Integral University, Lucknow B.Plan http://iul.ac.in/documents/Notice/Prospectus_2016_2017.pdf
8 School of Extension & Development Studies (IGNOU) Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Planning & Development (PGDUPDL) http://www.ignou.ac.in/ignou/aboutignou/school/soeds/programmes/detail/624/2
9. Manipal University, Jaipur B.Plan http://jaipur.manipal.edu/
10. Guwahati College of Architecture M.Plan (Urban and Regional Planning) http://www.guwarchcollege.com/courses.php
11. The College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneshwar  B.Plan
M.Plan (Urban & Regional Planning)
12 National Institute of Technology, Patna M.Plan (Master in Urban & Regional Planning) http://www.nitp.ac.in/php/acpaademics.php?pp=programme