SPA

The School of Planning and Architecture had a modest beginning in 1941 as a Department of Architecture of Delhi Polytechnic. It was later affiliated to the University of Delhi. On integration, the School was renamed as ‘School of Planning and Architecture’ in 1959. The School is a specialized University, only one of its kind, which exclusively provides training at various levels, in different aspects of human habitat and environment. The School has taken lead in introducing academic programmes in specialized fields both at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, some of which are even today not available elsewhere in India.

SPA

The School of Planning and Architecture had a modest beginning in 1941 as a Department of Architecture of Delhi Polytechnic. It was later affiliated to the University of Delhi. On integration, the School was renamed as ‘School of Planning and Architecture’ in 1959. The School is a specialized University, only one of its kind, which exclusively provides training at various levels, in different aspects of human habitat and environment. The School has taken lead in introducing academic programmes in specialized fields both at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, some of which are even today not available elsewhere in India.

Application & Admission Process

What is the Admission Process ?

The Admission Process for programmes offered is given below :

UG

  • Fill the offline form & pay RS.100/- Application fee
  • Appear for JEE-Mains
  • Selected candidates pay fees & confirm admission

PG

  • Fill & submit online application form
  • Appear for Personal Interview & Portfolio Review
  • Selected candidates pay fees & confirm admission

P.h.D

  • Mode of application is offline
  • The application form can be downloaded from the website
  • The application form, duly filled, must be submitted with an application fees of INR 2,500 by Demand Draft in favor of ‘School of
  • Planning And Architecture’ payable at New Delhi
How can I apply ? What are the application fees ?

Application fees are as follows :
UG – Rs. 100/-
PG & P.h.D Rs.2,500/-

Application link for P.h.D: https://spa.ac.in/writereaddata/Phd_Form.pdf

General Information

Name of the Institute

The School of Planning and Architecture

What was the Year of Establishment ?

SPA was established in the year 1941 .

Which University are they affiliated to ?

SPA has Academic Collaboration with Delhi University.

Which Campuses do they have ?

SPA has its sole campus in New Delhi.

What Programs are offered ? What is the annual intake ?

Following are the courses offered by SPA :

Sr No. Course Duration (In years)
1. Bachelor of Architecture 5
2. Bachelor of Planning 4
3. Integrated Master of Planning 5
4. M.Arch (Architectural Conservation) 2
5. Master of Urban Design 2
6. Master of Industrial Design 2
7.

Master of Planning :

  • Environmental Planning
  • Housing
  • Regional Planning
  • Transport Planning
  • Urban Planning
2
8. Master of Building Engineering & Management 2
9. Master of Landscape Architecture 2
10.

Ph.D. degree in the field of :

  • Architecture
  • Physical Planning
  • Urban Planning
  • Regional Planning
  • Environmental Planning
  • Housing
  • Transport Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Architectural Conservation
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Industrial Design
  • Building Engineering and Management
Full time- 2 to 5
Part time – 3 to 7
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for programs at the Institute ?

Eligibility Criteria for UG Programmes :
At least 50 % marks in aggregate with Mathematics as a subject in Class 12th or qualifying examination.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Programmes :
At least 55% marks or equivalent credits in aggregate (50 marks or equivalent credits percent for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates), in the relevant qualifying examination for each programme respectively :

Course Name Specialisations Eligibility
M.Arch Industrial Design Bachelors degree in Architecture or Planning from a recognized University or equivalent
Architectural Conservation
Urban Design
Master of Building Engineering & Management   Bachelors degree in Building Engineering/ Civil Engineering /Architectural Engineering/ Building Science/Architecture from a recognized University /equivalent/ 5 Year Diploma in Construction Technology
Master of Landscape Architecture   Bachelors degree in Landscape Architecture/Architecture/ Planning/equivalent or Masters’ Degree in Planning /equivalent postgraduate Diploma
M.Plan Environmental Planning
  • Bachelors Degree in Planning or Architecture or Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering or Environmental Engineering from a recognized University
  • or Masters’ Degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Management or Geography or Economics or Sociology
Regional Planning
  • Bachelors Degree in Planning or Architecture or Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering from a recognized University or equivalent,
  • or Masters’ Degree in Geography or Economics or Sociology or equivalent.
Housing
  • Bachelors Degree in Planning or Architecture or Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering or
  • Masters’ Degree in Economics or Sociology or equivalent.
Transport Planning
  • Bachelors Degree in Planning or Architecture or Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering or
  • Masters’ Degree in Economics or Statistics or Operations Research or equivalent
Urban Planning
  • Bachelors Degree in Planning or Architecture or Civil Engineering or Architectural Engineering from a recognized University or equivalent or
  • Masters’ Degree in Geography or Economics or Sociology or equivalent.

Integrated Master of Planning :
Students admitted to the existing four year Bachelor of Planning programme at SPA Delhi are only eligible to apply for the Integrated Master of Planning programme.

Doctoral Programmes :
Master’s degree in any discipline/allied discipline + 10-year experience/B.Arch or B.Plan + 5-year of experience/Bachelor’s in allied subject + 10-year experience with minimum 55% marks.

What are the Fees for different Programs ?

PG (Excluding Hostel Fees )

SR. NO. Heads General /OBC (In Rs.) SC/ST (In Rs.)
1. Enrollment & Registration Fees 5,000 5,000
2. Tuition Fees 70,000 35,000
3. Academic support fee 8,000 8,000
4. Student’s activities 5,200 5,200
5. Students’ Aid Fund 400 400
6. Deposits 20,000 20,000
  TOTAL 1,08,600 73,600

P.h.D

SR. NO. Heads General / OBC (In Rs.) SC/ST (In Rs.)
1. Enrollment & Registration Fee 2,500 2,500
2. Tuition Fee 20,000 10,000
3. Academic support fees 4,000 4,000
4. Students Aid Fund 200 200
5. Students’ Aid Fund 400 400
6. Security Deposit 10,000 10,000
7. Hostel Charges 14,000 14,000
8. Hostel Deposit 6,000 6,000
9. Mess Charges 7,000 7,000
10. Mess Deposit (Adjustable) 5,000 5,000
  TOTAL 71,300 61,300
Is there any Reservation in Seats ? If so, what is the split ?

Reservation is provided to SC/ST/PC/OBC Candidates as per the rules of Government of India
UG:

Course OG SC ST OBC Kashmiri Migrant Total
B.Arch 53 16 08 28 01 105+1*
B.Plan 17 05 03 09 01 34+1*

*over and above the sanctioned intake
(Note:

  • 3 % seats are reserved for the physically challenged in all courses
  • 10 % Foreign Nationals, 3 % NRI & 2 % PIO apply for all PG courses)
Does the campus have Residential facility ?

SPA provides very limited hostel accommodation for outstation students on campus
For more details please visit : https://spa.ac.in/writereaddata/Hostel%20and%20Mess%20Fee%20Notice%20for%20new%20Admission-2018.pdf

What are the Highlights of Infrastructure/facilities at the campus ?

Following are the highlights of Infrastructure :

  • Library
  • Hostel Accommodation
  • Auditorium
  • GIS Lab , CASS Lab
  • Centre for Remote Sensing
  • Workshop
What are the Highlights of the Faculty Group ?

Faculty includes experience design professional & Academics.
Academics Advisory Board lead by Prof. Sudhakar Nadkarni.
Visiting Faculty from Teesside University, UK

What are the Highlights of the School’s Pedagogy & Teaching Methods ?

Vishwaniketan offers a unique Project-Based Learning (PBL) approach and encourages the incubation of startups. B A (HONS) Program in Partnership with Teesside allows students to develop carrier in a multitude of direction, either as a designer-maker or as a designer for large organizations

Are there any Scholarships & Student Loans available ?
A limited number of scholarships, each of the value of Rs.12,400 per month will be awarded on merit, and subject to terms and conditions prescribed by Government of India, AICTE, and the School from time to time for non-sponsored category of students admitted to master’s programmes with a valid GATE or CEED score (only for Industrial Design students)

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