Masters of Planning (M.Plan. in Urban Planning)
This course aims to produce professional planners who are equipped to rise to the challenges posed today and assist communities, organizations and policymakers in addressing the present day problems of settlements and evolve new strategies for improving the quality of life in cities and regions. The students will be trained to address contemporary and emerging issues of cities and regions, through planning exercises set in varied geographical and socio-cultural locations. Emphasis of this program is on acquiring practical skills for spatial planning through studio and lab exercises. The program focuses on various forms of planning processes and exposes the students to new techniques such as project planning and GIS. The program includes studio exercises in plan preparation through live case studies related to comprehensive and micro level urban development.
At the Post Graduate level of education, learning is not restricted to the academic curriculum alone. Students are encouraged to participate in workshops, conferences and seminars and develop their capabilities as a professional, both through enhancing their professional knowledge as well as through development of personality. The program through the design and delivery of its curriculum endeavors to develop students as robust individuals capable of contributing meaningfully to the planning profession.View ITPI Membership
Bachelor’s Degree in Planning/ Architecture/ Civil Engineering or M.A. Geography/ Economics/ Sociology from a recognized university or equivalent with minimum of 55% and 50% in case of SC/ST/OBC/SGC.
|M. Plan.||Rs. 61250|
Administrative Fee – Rs 7,500 & Caution Money (refundable) – Rs 5,000
|If application of withdrawal Received||Deduction to be made|
|Before 15 Days of Commencement of Classes||INR 5000|
|Within 15 days of Commencement of Classes||10% of annual fees (tuition + development + Admin)|
|More than 15 days but less than 30 days of
Commencement of Classes
|20% of annual fees (tuition + development + Admin)|
|After 30 days of the date of commencement of classes||No Refund|
|1. Minimum deduction of INR 5000 will be done against cancellation|
|2. Any admission after 30 days of commencement of class will not be eligible for any refund of any sort|
*As per session 2020-21, subject to change for session 2021-22
|M. Plan. Scholarships on tuition fee|
|Percentage in Graduation||Category 1||Category 2||Category 3|
|Between 75% to 84.99 %||60%||40%||20%|
|Between 65% to 74.99 %||40%||25%||10%|
|Between 55% to 64.99 %||30%||20%||10%|
|M.Plan (Urban Planning)||Rs. 95000|
Caution Money (One time refundable) – Rs. 5,000
Poornima University Presidents' Scholarship (on Tution Fee only)
|SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF MARTYRS & GALLANTRY AWARD WINNERS|
|All UG/PG Courses||100%|
|For Children of Defence Personnel (in Service)|
|All UG/PG Courses||50%|
|SCHOLARSHIP FOR SIBLING OF STUDENT/ ALUMNI OF POORNIMA & JIET GROUP|
|All UG/PG Courses||25%|
|Poornima Gramin Shiksha Yojna (For 5 Adopted Villages of PU)- maximum 5 students from each village|
|All UG/PG Courses||100% fee waiver on Development and Tution Fee|
|SCHOLARSHIP FOR CHILDREN OF FACULTY & STAFF OF POORNIMA & JIET GROUP|
|All UG/PG Courses||50%|
How to apply
- Click on prospectus
- Detail information about courses will be available in Booklet
Architecture degree is a plus for students who want to further their career however, it is not a mandatory requirement. Students who have completed a bachelor's degree in planning/ architecture/ civil engineering or M.A in Geography/ Economics/ Sociology from a recognised university or equivalent can apply for M.Plan programme.
Yes, candidates from the Art stream can apply for M.Plan Programme. They must have completed an M.A. in geography/ economics/ or sociology from a recognised and approved university in order to become eligible for the course.
It is a two-year programme in which students learn about addressing the present-day problems of settlements and evolve new strategies for improving the quality of life in cities and regions. The students get exposed to new techniques like project planning, plan preparation through live case studies, comprehensive and micro-level urban development, etc.
Yes, Urban planning is a good career in India. A student can get into myriad fields such as public sector, academics, research, private sector, and real estate.
Poornima University conducts on-campus placement every year for all students belonging to different streams, including M.Plan. Eligible students who fulfil the criteria set by the companies can sit in the placements and get a job. Alternatively, students can also apply directly in their dream company with the mark sheets after successful completion of the degree.