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Master of Planning (M. Plan)

Master of Planning (M. Plan)

Master of Planning (M. Plan) is a two-year full-time post-graduate professional degree program offered by the School of Architecture Planning & Design at DBUU, This four-semester comprehensive programme is structured to further the aptitude and skill set (analytical and technological) of budding planning professionals.

The M.Plan course exposes and simultaneously sensitises the planning students toward complex issues associated with planning, development and management of human settlements (both urban and rural). Through interaction with public and private organisations, students are also offered an insight into the world of planning and the know-how of various projects related to development, policy-making and management.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

2 Years

The candidate must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board. Candidates having B.Planning/B.Arch/B.Tech CE/Post graduate in Geography/Sociology/Economics from a recognized university with a minimum 50% marks can apply for admission.

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 50000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 Devise communication skills through visual, verbal, drawn, and documented representations of designing recommendations by comprehending their cultural, skilled, and technical implications
PEO-2 To implicate them in group work so that the group building evolves the spirit of their work for the satisfied outcomes in the field they choose
PEO-3 To create an understanding of conventional values and recorded consequences of designing systems in history and apply them
PEO-4 To integrate theory and studio contents and application of theoretical intakes in the studio
PEO-5 To enhance the practical skills for spatial planning via studio and lab activities

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1  Graduates will be future planners equipped with adequate skills required to comprehend urban and regional issues and to analyse physical, socio-economic, cultural, political, and ecological dimensions of the human settlements
PSO-2 Graduates will be professionals who are sensitized about the various facets of planning for human settlements and who have the required analytical skills needed for performing the assigned task related to planning and implementation
PSO-3 Graduates will be able to prepare sustainable development plans by understanding the characteristics of the city
PSO-4  To enable them to handle the complexities of modern requirements and encourage exploration, innovation, and creative experimentation in shaping the living environment
PSO-5 To empower students by imparting Architecture and Planning knowledge in diverse areas with social commitment

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23MTPL101 Planning Studio-I 10
23MTPL102 Theory of Planning & History 2
23MTPL103 Sociological & Economical Aspects of Planning 2
23MTPL104 Planning Techniques 2
23MTPL105 Rural Development 2
23MTPL11X Programme Elective - I 2
23MTPL181 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing 3

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
23MTPL201 Planning Studio-II 10
23MTPL202 Housing & Environmental Planning 2
23MTPL203 Planning for Regions 3
23MTPL204 City & Metropolitan Planning 2
23MTPL205 Infrastructure Planning & Transport Planning 3
23MTPL206 Planning Legislation & professional Practice 2
23MTPL21X Programme Elective - II 2
23MTPL281 Geographic Information System (GIS) Lab 2

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23MTPL301 Planning Studio-III (Regional Planning) 12
23MTPL302 Urban and Regional Governance 3
23MTPL303 Risk, Disaster Mitigation and Management 2
23MTPL304 Sustainable Planning and Development 2
23MTPL305 Land Management 2
23MTPL31X Programme Elective - III 2

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23MTPL401 Thesis 16
23MTPL402 Development Finance 2
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23MTPL111 Water Security and Planning
23MTPL112 Public Policy and Politics

Programme Elective-II

23MTPL221 Environment, Development and Disaster Management
23MTPL222 Planning for Tourism
Course Code Professional Training Credits
23MTPL381 Industrial Training/ Internship 4

Programme Elective-III

23MTPL311 Inclusive Urban Planning
23MTPL312 Energy, Climate Change and Urban Development

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

Upon completion of the programme, students have broad opportunities to associate themselves with TCPO, NIUA, various other government planning departments, urban local bodies, policy-research institutes and development and management organisations such as CNPR, KPMG, EY; academics in both public and private entities and even NGO in the field of both urban and regional planning. "

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Admission 2023-24

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