Guru Ram Dass School of Planning

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Bachelor of Planning (Urban & Regional )
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Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories **
Bachelor of Planning (Urban & Regional Planning) 4 Semester   SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
20* 5 2 1 2
*Students intake in this course can be increased at the time of admission with the approval of the competent authority of the University.
**Seats for reserved categories will be subsequently calculated on the final tally of seats filled in case of increased intake.
  • Senior Secondary Examination (12th grade) with Mathematics and English with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST)
  •                     OR
  • 10+3 Diploma in any stream which includes Mathematics and English and recognized by Central/State Government with 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate.
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent there to.

Admission will be made on merit of the candidate in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Head of the Department.

Master of Planning (Urban) and Master of Planning (Infrastructure)
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Course Name Duration (Years) System Total Seats Reserved Categories
Master of Planning (Urban) 2 Semester   SC/ST BC Physically Handicapped Others
23
6 2 1 2
Master of Planning (Infrastructure) 2 Semester 15*
4 1 1 1
Master of Planning (Transport) 2 Semester 20
5 2 1 2
*Students intake in this course can be increased at the time of admission with the approval of the competent authority of the University.
**Seats for reserved categories will be subsequently calculated on the final tally of seats filled in case of increased intake.

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban & Regional Planning/Architecture/Civil Engineering with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST) in aggregate.
  • Master's Degree in Geography/Sociology/Economics with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST)in aggregate.
  • Any other examination recognized equivalent there to.

Admission will be made on merit of the candidate in the Joint Entrance Test to be conducted by the Head of the Department.

Research Activities

Niche areas of Research

Guru Ramdas School of Planning has been engaged in research in the thrust areas in the domain of urban and regional planning.  In context of the urban, the focus has been on all aspects of sustainable urban planning and development. As such urban housing, informality in cities, transportation planning and management, landuse conversions and conformity, urban heritage conservation, landscape planning and design, neighbourhood and site planning, urban environmental planning, urban governance, privatized models in spatial development, infrastructure provision, peri-urban development and related themes have been the subjects of research. Besides being urban centric, the research endeavours have also targeted the regional and the rural spatial context with themes around Rurban planning and development, regional planning, district and block plans, regional infrastructure development, village upgradation, ecological preservation and environment improvement in regional settings, regional transportation networks, regional settlement hierarchies, climate change and adaptation, disaster and risk management. The research initiatives of the department have been documented and published across national and international journals.