Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Stream Architecture
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

Masters of Planning in Urban & Regional Planning

M.Plan. in Urban & Regional Planning equips candidates with theoretical knowledge and skills required in a professional career of planning and development of urban areas. Being a specialized course, M.Plan. in Urban & Regional Planning course focuses on various processes of planning and new techniques such as GIS. The course includes case studies related to urban development issues, summer internship and dissertation submission.

Entrance Exams

  • GATE
  • CEED
  • AMU M. Arch. Entrance Exam


  • Arvindbhai Patel Institute of Environmental Design, Gujarat
  • BIT, Mesra
  • CEPT University, Gujarat
  • School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
  • UPES University, Dehradun


Future Scope

Career options

Career paths after M.Plan. in Urban and Regional Planning are diverse. The work areas after the degree can be:

  • Centre and State Government Bodies
  • Private Organizations
  • Non-profit Agencies
  • City Municipalities
  • Quasi-government Organisations
  • World Bank
  • WHO
  • Private Consulting Companies
  • MNCs

On completion of the course, students can apply for jobs as Urban Planners/Managers at companies like ICF, All India Institute of Local Self-Government, CIDCO, GSK and Company, IBI Group, L&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd, Ernst & Young, Egis India.          

Salary: Initially, candidates may earn anywhere between 40-50k rupees per month. With time and work experience, they will gain value with rising salary figures.


Minimum eligibility required is B.Arch/ B.Planning or B.E. in Civil Engineering with at least 55% marks in aggregate or M.A/M.Sc degree or equivalent in Geography/Economics/Sociology or Statistics with at least 55% marks in aggregate.