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 DBU University, Dehradun. This four-semester comprehensive programme is structured to further the aptitude; skill set (analytical and technological) of budding planning professionals. The 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

  • 17+ 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

Duration & Eligibility

2 Years

The candidate must have passed graduation with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized board. Candidates having B.Planning/B.Arch/B.Tech Civil/Post Graduate in Geography/Sociology/Economics from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks can apply for admission.

Fee Structure

Course Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per semester) ₹ 45,000/-

One Time Fee Structure

Application Fees ₹ 1,200 (Non-Refundable)
Admission Fees ₹ 5,000 (Non-Refundable)
Caution Money ₹ 1,500 (Refundable)
University Enrolment Fees ₹ 2,000 (Non-Refundable)

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

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. "

ADMISSION 2022
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Admission 2022-23