I want to know some details about Masters of Planning ( Urban and Rural Design) Course.

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I want to know some details about Masters of Planning ( Urban and Rural Design) Course.


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    Dear Student,

    Masters of Planning(M.Plan) Overview:- M.Plan is a Post-graduate course in planning urban, rural, environment, transport etc. A student has to be a B.Arch./ B.Plan. graduate from a recognized university in order to be eligible for this course.

    The average tuition fee for the entire course ranges between 1 Lakh INR to 3 Lakhs INR.

    About the Course:- Master of Planning is a unique course which provides the knowledge and skills in Spatial Planning, recourses planning, and development of cities, rural area, transport etc.

    Duration:-  This course is completed over the duration of two years and four semesters.

    Specialization:- Hence, it is important to know what these specializations are. M.Plan specializations are as follows:

    Environmental Planning: This specialization gives students the knowledge and skills to understand and apprehend environmental problems and the issues related to it so as to provide the best possible solutions.

    Transportation Planning: In this specialization, students learn the skills to manage transport and the concerned issues regarding Transport at the state, national and international level.

    Urban & Regional Planning: This specialization helps students in learning about the methods and tools which help in Urban and Regional Planning.

    Eligibility Of the Master of Planning

    • This course requires the student to have scored a minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th).
    • Students with a B. Tech/ BE in Civil/ Planning/ Architecture Engineering from a recognized university with a minimum 55% marks are also eligible for admission to this course.
    • Certain universities also allow students with a Master’s Degree in Geography/ Economics / Sociology from a recognized university with minimum 55% marks, admission to this program.

    How to Get Admission to Master of Planning

    1. The admission process varies from colleges to colleges. Some colleges like UPES School of Planning and Architecture base their admission on the screening of applications and interview.
    2. Other colleges like School of Planning and Architecture conduct admission on basis of an entrance exam and interview.
    3. Some colleges like the Central University of Rajasthan base their admissions on a Centralised Counselling for M.Tech and M.Plan. To be eligible for this counseling, however, a candidate needs to have a valid GATE Scorecard.

    Entrance Exam:- The most popular entrance exam for M.Plan course is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).  Students applying for M.Plan should choose Architecture and Planning as the subject for the exam.

    Selection Process:-The final selection of the candidate will be made keeping in mind the score acquired by the candidate in Entrance Exam, Counselling, and Group Discussion/ Personal Interview.

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