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. 

    Urban Planinng Colleges in India

    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.noCollegeCourses OfferedWebsite
    1Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Master of City Planning – 1955http://www.iitkgp.ac.in/
    Master of Regional Planning – 1955
    2School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi Bachelor of Planning  1989-90http://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
    3School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, ChennaiMaster of Town & Country Planning -1964https://www.annauniv.edu/Planning/index.php
    4Government College of Engineering Pune now Pune Institute of Engineering & Technology, PuneB.Tech in Planning – 2012 (ITPI’s recognition under process)http://www.coep.org.in
    M.Tech Town & Country Planning -1972
    5Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, MysoreMaster of Urban and Regional Planning – 1971http://www.uni-mysore.ac.in/institute-development-studies
    6Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), AhmedabadMasters in Environmental Planning 1972http://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
    7Guru Ramdas School of Planning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab)M.Tech (Urban Planning)http://web.gndu.ac.in/department-of-guru-ram-dass-school-of-planning.aspx
    B.Tech (Urban and Regional Planning)
    Master in Planning (Infrastructure) 2010
    8Indian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeMaster in Urban & Rural Planning 1973http://www.iitr.ac.in/departments/AR
    9Bengal Engineering College, Sibpur University, Kolkata (West Bengal)Master of Town & Regional Planning 1984-85http://www.iiests.ac.in/index.php/academics-programs/master-of-town-and-regional-planning-m-t-r-p
    10Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, (Deemed University), Nagpur (Maharashtra)M.tech (Urban Planning) 1985-86http://vnit.ac.in
    11Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts Univ. (JNAFAU) under Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad (A.P)Master of Urban and Regional Planning 1992http://jnafau.ac.in
    Bachelor of Planning 2000
    12Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalMaster of Urban Development & Planning 1996http://manit.ac.in
    13Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)Master of Town and Regional Planning 2005http://www.svnit.ac.in/
    14Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design, Bhaikaka Centre for Human Settlement, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Surat (Gujarat)Master of Urban Planning 2005http://www.ecvm.net/apied.html
    15College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)M.Plan (Housing) 2009http://www.cet.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=125&Itemid=132
    16Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)Master of Planning 2012http://www.mnit.ac.in/
    17School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (M.P.) (Now shifted to Bhauri)Master of Planning 2012http://spabhopal.ac.in/
    Bachelor of Planning 2012
    18School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (A.P.)Bachelor of Planning 2013http://spav.ac.in
    Environmental Planning Management
    Urban and Regional Planning
    19Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Murthal, Sonipat, (Haryana)Master of Urban and Rural Planning 2013http://dcrustm.ac.in/departments/engineering/architecture-department/
    20Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi (MESRA), JharkhandMaster of Urban Planning (Town Planning) 2013https://www.bitmesra.ac.in/Show_Department_Section?cid=1&deptid=49
    21Institute of Town Planners, India, Delhi & Karnataka State open University (DCP)Associateship Examination (AITP) 1955www.itpi.org.in
    M.Plan, Dual Certificate Program if ITPI/KSOU 2012
    22The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat)Master of Urban and Rural Planning 2015http://www.msubaroda.ac.in/faculty.php?fac_id=7&dep_id=&action=programs
    23Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, PunjabBachelor of Planning 2016

    Master of Planning (Urban Planning) 2016

    http://www.lpu.in/programmes/all/12th/Planning/B.Plan
    24School of Architecture, Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala M. Plan  
    ( currently approved by the AICTE, ITPI affiliation under process)
    http://gectcr.ac.in/architecture/

    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 Planninghttp://www.amity.edu/asap/
    2.Amity University, GurgaonBachelor of Planninghttp://amity.edu/gurgaon/course-list.aspx?fd=Architecture&Programs=Graduate
    3.Savera Group of Institutions, GurgoanB.Plan & M.Planhttp://www.saverainstitute.com/
    4.Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, SuratM.E. Civil (Town & Country Planning)http://scet.ac.in/Civil
    5.Indian Institute of Human Settlements, BangaloreMasters of Urban Practicehttp://iihs.co.in/teaching-and-learning/mup/
    6.Sushant School of Art & Architecture, GurgoanB.Planhttp://www.ansaluniversity.edu.in/sushant-school-of-art-and-architecture/undergraduate/
    7.Integral University, LucknowB.Planhttp://iul.ac.in/documents/Notice/Prospectus_2016_2017.pdf
    8School 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, JaipurB.Planhttp://jaipur.manipal.edu/
    10.Guwahati College of ArchitectureM.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)
     http://www.cet.edu.in/academics.php
    12National Institute of Technology, PatnaM.Plan (Master in Urban & Regional Planning)http://www.nitp.ac.in/php/acpaademics.php?pp=programme
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