About MMS. Rural Planning & Management


The present need is to ensure the growth and development of remote and rural communities and to empower these marginalised people towards a path of inclusiveness within the mainstream communities through effective development of architectural structures.The Faculty of Architecture offers a two year postgraduate Masters degree in Rural Planning & Management which seeks to provide the students with an indepth understanding of the various methods and mechanisms which relates to the process of planning rural settlements. This program has been designed to enable students to deal with real life grass root level problems with limited infrastructure facilities in distinct rural areas of India. It goes on to focus on rural sector development trends, rural marketing, rural infrastructure and housing, natural resource management, rural management, agriculture ecology, rural decentralization and local governance etc. The Faculty has been equipped with state of the art facilities which go on to provide students with the most enriching understanding into the various trends of the industry through practical hands on training which prepares the students for their various roles in the field. The program is taken under the guidance of expert faculties and trainers who get to nurture students towards their path of endless career possibilities.

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MMS. Rural Planning & ManagementProgram Outcomes


Why Study MMS. Rural Planning & Management

Rural Planning has become one of the most significant specialized fields of planning mainly due to its ability to shape, develop and empower those in remote areas to live according to the modern standards. With so many environmental hazards and disasters being encountered regularly, the field of rural planning is on a high demand, thus opening for the students new avenues for career opportunities.
Rural Developer

Rural Developer

An ability to innovate and implement effective plans and initiatives which are centred on preserving and ensuring development of the Rural areas

Rural Planner

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

Rural Planner
Rural Convenience Officials

Rural Convenience Officials

An ability to effectively create channels and networks of mobility which can promote rural communities

Town Planner

An ability to create the most strategic plans for the development of rural communities and towns

Town Planner

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed the Graduation with minimum of 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved category candidates) from recognized university.

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Mode of Admission

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MMS. Rural Planning & Management feesFees

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MMS. Rural Planning & Management

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

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

MMS. Rural Planning & Management Curriculum Laboratories


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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.

MMS. Rural Planning & Management CurriculumActivities


National Symposium

Every year during AAKAR (the Annual Festival of our Institute), we organize a National Symposium incorporating Seminars and Lecture sessions of eminent subject experts, research scholars, academicians and practicing architects. Each year the symposium is based on a specific theme. Until today, we have conducted symposium on two themes, namely: 'Inheritance Imprints' and 'Ecologia Footprints' in 2013 & 2014 respectively. Every paper presented or lecture delivered in the symposium is compiled in the form of a Research Paper and published as a Research Journal: AURA (Architectural Unitary Research Articles).

National Symposium

Every year during AAKAR (the Annual Festival of our Institute), we organize a National Symposium incorporating Seminars and Lecture sessions of eminent subject experts, research scholars, academicians and practicing architects. Each year the symposium is based on a specific theme. Until today, we have conducted symposium on two themes, namely: 'Inheritance Imprints' and 'Ecologia Footprints' in 2013 & 2014 respectively. Every paper presented or lecture delivered in the symposium is compiled in the form of a Research Paper and published as a Research Journal: AURA (Architectural Unitary Research Articles).

Expert session by internationally known Ar.Christopher Charles Benninger

On account of the completion of course duration of the first batch at Parul Institute of Architecture & Research (PIAR), the institute had organized an expert session by internationally known Ar. Christopher Charles Benninger for its students who were on the verge of stepping out as professionals of the Architecture fraternity. The session was organised to enlighten the students & guide them towards the correct path. It was further made more fruitful with Book distribution of 'Letters to the Young Architect' authored by Christopher himself. All graduating students were fortunate enough to receive the autographed copy of the same book along with their own Thesis report. The professional Architects of the city, delegates of IIA (Indian institute of Architects) & IIID (Indian institute of interior designers) and members of academia from neighboring institute of Architecture got an opportunity to attend the lecture of Benninger sir on 'Architect in the City'.

Architecture, Fine Arts & Design Expo 2019

As a concluding mark to their academic journey, the budding architects, designers and fine arts students of Parul University, made an outstanding display of their artistic and innovative creativity during the recently held academic exhibition. With their cutting-edge thought process and their understanding of five years of education, the students of the faculties of architecture, fine arts and design showcased their final year projects. These were the pure results of hard work, commitment and dedication on the part of the student and their faculties. The students explored a diversified blend of projects, with themes covering the various aspects of political, environmental, psychological, cultural and the social elements. Exhibiting the essence of creativity and sensitivity towards public realm, the students had put up a display of some of the most innovative projects, with the highest form of social utility.

International Art & Sculpture Fest

A series of Workshops are conducted for the students with an intention to develop various skill sets required to evolve as an architect and to understand the principles of working with different materials such as clay, siforex, wood, bamboo, etc. and media such as pencil, colours, paints, charcoal, etc. The students are also given an exposure of various brainstorming sessions conducted by various External experts from the industry and profession, by virtue of which they would eventually evolve as good and sensible designers.

AAKAR

AAKAR is the Annual Festival of PIAR. Besides showcasing the academic & co-curricular activities of our students, AAKAR also provides opportunities to enhance the knowledge skill base of our students and teachers. In addition, it gives a chance to the students and teachers to celebrate the crossing over a milestone of their academic journey, through cultural programs & musical Informals. Every year AAKAR is based on a specific theme, based on which, all the sets on the campus and decorations are erected. The Symposium combines speeches by the Invitees on topics related to the theme of the Festival.

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