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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 undergraduate, postgraduate 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
24School of Architecture, Government Engineering College, Thrissur, KeralaM. Plan (currently approved by the AICTE, ITPI affiliation under process)http://gectcr.ac.in/architecture/
23Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, PunjabBachelor of Planning 2016 Master of Planning (Urban Planning) 2016http://www.lpu.in/programmes/all/12th/Planning/B.Plan
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
21Institute of Town Planners, India, Delhi & Karnataka State open University (DCP)Associateship Examination (AITP) 1955 M.Plan, Dual Certificate Program if ITPI/KSOU 2012www.itpi.org.in
20Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi (MESRA), JharkhandMaster of Urban Planning (Town Planning) 2013https://www.bitmesra.ac.in/Show_Department_Section?cid=1&deptid=49
19Deenbandhu 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/
18School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (A.P.)1) B.Planning 4 yrs
2) M. Planning (Urban & Regional Planning)-- MURP
3) M.Planning (Environmental Planning Management) - MEPM
4) M.Planning (Transportation and Infrastructure Planning) - MTIP
5) PhD - Doctoral Programme in Planning
17School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (M.P.) (Now shifted to Bhauri)1) B.Planning 4 yrs
2) M. Planning (Urban & Regional Planning)
3) M.Planning (Environmental Planning)
4) M.Planning (Transport Planning and Logistic Management)
16Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)Master of Planning 2012http://www.mnit.ac.in/
15College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)M.Plan (Housing) 2009http://www.cet.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=125&Itemid=132
14Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design, Bhaikaka Centre for Human Settlement, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Surat (Gujarat)Master of Urban Planning 2005http://www.apied.edu.in/MP.php
13Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)Master of Town and Regional Planning 2005 http://www.svnit.ac.in/
12Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, BhopalMaster of Urban Development & Planning 1996http://manit.ac.in
11Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts Univ. (JNAFAU) under Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Hyderabad (A.P)Master of Urban and Regional Planning 1992 Bachelor of Planning 2000https://www.jnafau.ac.in/
10Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, (Deemed University), Nagpur (Maharashtra)M.tech (Urban Planning) 1985-86http://vnit.ac.in
9Bengal Engineering College, Sibpur University, Kolkata (West Bengal)Master of Town & Regional Planning 1984-85http://www.iiests.ac.in/index.php/academic-programs-arch
8Indian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeMaster in Urban & Rural Planning 1973 https://www.iitr.ac.in/departments/AR/
7Guru Ramdas School of Planning, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab)M.Tech (Urban Planning) B.Tech (Urban and Regional Planning) Master in Planning (Infrastructure) 2010http://online.gndu.ac.in/department-of-guru-ram-dass-school-of-planning.aspx
6Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT), AhmedabadMasters in Environmental Planning - 1972 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 coursehttps://cept.ac.in/faculty-of-planning
5Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, MysoreMaster of Urban and Regional Planning – 1971 http://www.uni-mysore.ac.in/institute-development-studies
4Government College of Engineering Pune now Pune Institute of Engineering & Technology, PuneB.Tech in Planning – 2012 M.Tech Town & Country Planning -1972http://www.coep.org.in
3School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, ChennaiMaster of Town & Country Planning -1964https://www.annauniv.edu/Planning/index.php
2School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi Bachelor of Planning 1989-90 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 http://spa.ac.in/Home.aspx
1Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Master of City Planning – 1955 Master of Regional Planning – 1955http://www.iitkgp.ac.in

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:

S.NoCollegeCourses OfferedWebsite
12National Institute of Technology, PatnaM.Plan (Master in Urban & Regional Planning)http://www.nitp.ac.in/php/academics.php?pp=programme
11The College of Engineering and Technology, BhubaneshwarB.Plan M.Plan (Urban & Regional Planning)http://www.cet.edu.in/academics.php
10Guwahati College of ArchitectureM.Plan (Urban and Regional Planning)http://www.guwarchcollege.com/courses.php
9Manipal University, JaipurB.Plan (Discontinued)https://jaipur.manipal.edu/muj.html
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
7Integral University, LucknowB.Plan http://iul.ac.in/documents/Notice/Prospectus_2016_2017.pdf
6Sushant School of Planning & Development, Ansal University, Gurgaon1) B.Planning 4 yrs
2) Integrated M. Planning 5 yrs
3) M.Planning (urban Planning) 2 yrs
4) M.Planning (Transport Planning) 2 yrs
5) M.Planning (Policy & Governance) 2 yrs
5Indian Institute of Human Settlements, BangaloreMasters of Urban Practicehttp://iihs.co.in/teaching-learning/master-of-urban-practice/mup/
4Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, SuratM.E. Civil (Town & Country Planning)http://scet.ac.in/Civil
3Savera Group of Institutions, GurgoanB.Plan & M.Plan http://www.saverainstitute.com/
2Amity University, GurgaonBachelor of Planninghttp://www.amity.edu/gurgaon/
1 Amity University, Noida (Amity Institute of Architecture & Planning)Bachelor of Planninghttp://www.amity.edu/asap/