About Master of Planning

With the continuous growth in the natural calamities and disasters which pose adverse threats on the welfare and livelihood of humanity as a whole, city planning through sustainable infrastructure has taken a position of great significance. The Faculty of Architecture offers a 2-year post-graduate degree program in planning, which provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the various fundamentals of planning.  The students who pursue this program are actively engaged in projects on rural and urban planning, thus creating room for practical significance within the community and the society in general. The curriculum is designed in such a way that it is aimed at providing the students with the most comprehensive understanding of both the national and the global trends in urban development. Through the department of research and development, the students go on to gain the most worthwhile first-hand knowledge regarding the modern technological trends and innovations which can be utilized in their line of work. In addition, the emphasis is given to developing skills required for formulating solutions, data collection and review of offices, local people, bureaucrats, a compilation of data and its research analysis – both quantitative and qualitative reports, drafting legal documents and logical based decision making amongst others. Such research orientation opens students to a pool of career possibilities, coupled with the fundamental understanding on how to navigate the industry.


National Applicants

International Applicants

Master of PlanningProgram Outcomes

Why Study Master of Planning

Cities and towns have kept developing for many centuries now, but not all developments are systematic, thus the urban planners play the pivotal role of ensuring the smooth progression of this development. With so many environmental hazards and disasters being encountered regularly, the former area planning is on a high demand, thus opening for the students new avenues for career opportunities.
GIS Expert

GIS Expert

An ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of cultures, technologies and concepts while designing practical structures.

Urban Planner

An ability to understand the economical, cultural, social and physical conditions of areas while also understanding problem issues and facing these challenges in a planned manner.

Urban Planner
Urban Manager

Urban Manager

An ability to understand peculiar traits as well as utility of building materials, products, systems, drawings and documents of every project.

Infrastructure Planning

An ability to consider building regulations, safety factors, health and life of individuals while designing any space.

Infrastructure Planning
Town Planner

Town Planner

An ability to demonstrate growth in personal and professional responsibility in the line of work, and to effectively navigate the industry.

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed B.Arch or B.E./B.Tech (Civil Engineering or Bachelor of Planning (B.Plan) or Post Graduation in Geography or Economics or Sociology


Mode of Admission

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Master of Planning feesFees


Master of Planning

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Master of Planning CurriculumCurriculum

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Planning Studio

Urban and Regional Planning Studio-I

Planning Techniques

Advanced Planning Techniques

Infrastructure and Transport Planning

Infrastructure Planning and Management

Basic Planning Techniques

Metropolitan City and Regional Planning

Housing Environments and Planning

Elective-I (Compulsory Subjects:1)

Planning History and Theory

Elective-II (Compulsory Subjects:1)

Socio-economics Basis for Planning



3rd Semester

4th Semester

Urban & Regional Planning Studio – II


Urban & Regional Development and Management

Legal Issues and Professional Practice

Project Planning and Management

Development Finance

Urban Governance


Politics and Public Planning Policy


Elective- III


Review of Six Weeks Mandatory Training during Summer Vacation after Second Semester.



Master of Planning Curriculum Laboratories


Architecture Studio

As a way of developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Architecture has a designated studio which which serves the purpose of engaging students in a series of practical exercises.