In the nineteenth century, urban planning emerged as a newly formalized disciplines of architecture and civil engineering, which began to codify both rational and stylistic approaches to solving city problems through physical design. Urban, city or town planning is the discipline of land use planning which explores several aspects of the built and social environments of municipalities and communities.
Urban design involves the arrangement and design of buildings, public spaces, transport systems, services, and amenities. Urban design is the process of giving form, shape, and character to groups of buildings, to whole neighborhoods, and the city. It is a framework that orders the elements into a network of streets, squares, and blocks. The urban design blends architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning together to make urban areas functional and attractive.
- School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi
- Indian Institute Of Technology, Kharagpur
- Jadavpur University, Kolkata
- Jamia Milia Islamia University
- National Institute Of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
- Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University, Ahmedabad
- Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
Annual Course Fee
|INR 50,000 - INR 3,60,000.|
|INR 2,50,000 - INR 5,00,000|
Courses & Eligibility
|Graduate||4 years||Must have completed 10, +2 with a minimum mark of 50% and mathematics as a core subject. 3 years of diploma holders can also apply.||JEE Main, NATA|
|Post Graduate||2 years||candidates must have completed B.Arch/ B.Planning or B.E./B.Tech in Civil Engineering with at least 55% marks in aggregate.||GATE, TANCET|
- All India Institute of Local Self-Government
- GSK and Company
- IBI Group
- L&T Infrastructure Engineering LTD
- Ernst & Young
- Egid India
Syllabus and Courses
- URP - 1 Physical Planning
- Development Plan
- Town/Area Planning Schemes
- Evolution of Human Settlements
- Planning Techniques (GIS/RS)
- Interaction with Planning Officials/City and Town Managers
- URP - 2 Physical Planning
- Land Economics and Location Theory
- Research Methods
- Project Formulation & EIA
- Planning Legislation
- Summer Internship
- Urban Finance
- URP - 3 Physical Planning
- Dissertation Approval
- Housing Policies and Finance
- Infrastructure Planning
- Urban Management
- Legal Issues & Professional Practice
- Field Trip to Metro City & Documentation
- Vision: the ability to envision the physical and social alternatives to the existing urban context.
- Data collection: Often in challenging the environments over a short period of time, requires not only qualitative or quantitative research skills but also shares exceptional organization skills and the adaptation to changing circumstances.
- Analysis: The sense of demographic information to recognize urban trends.The analysis of the overall context, its data, and the stakeholders which make early stages of this planning process.
- Understanding the social and environmental impact of plans, as well as design and aesthetics.
- Communication (external): being able to clearly link the ideas and plans into work, whether through one-to-one or with a public presentation or in a report, this should not be underestimated.
- Communication and the collaboration (internal): create an environment where the information is shared, where more constant and clear communication, the more is the effective team.
- Project Management managing resources (personnel, financial and IT). Before the work commences, its vital to identify a team with the right mix of the skills and the realistically estimate the timeframe and budget required to get the job done.
- Lead a multidisciplinary team.
- Stakeholder Management, which involves and influences the range of the stakeholders, where the negotiation, facilitation, mediation, and advocacy.
- Delivering despite the constraints.
- JEE Main
- NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)
- UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam)
- JUNE (Jadavpur University Entrance Exam)
- TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)
Career & Job Prospects
Average Salary Per Annum
|Urban Planner||An urban planner is someone who develops plans and programs for the use of land, to create communities, accommodate growth, or revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.||5 -6 lakhs|
|Regional Planner||Regional planners develop the land using plans and programs that assist in creating communities, have room for population growth, and revitalize physical facilities in towns, cities, counties, and metropolitan areas.||6 - 7 lakhs|
|Project Planner||Project planners or project managers, work with business directors to oversee and direct a project's progression, ensuring that projects are completed within a determined time frame, constraints of budget, and sufficient staffing.||3- 4 lakhs|
|GIS Expert||Deals with large sets of GIS databases to process and analyze for creating maps, graphics, and charts||2 - 3 lakhs|
|Urban Manager||Finalizes implements and manages various urban and regional development projects for clients (both government and private) of a company.||4 - 6 lakhs|
Answer: The s0le purpose of Urban Planner is they are responsible for the promotion, administer government plans and the relevant policies which affect the land use, the respective zoning, public utilities, and the community facilities, the housing and the transportation. They also coordinate and supervise the work of urban planning technicians or the technologists.
Answer: If you look at the project planner role, they work with the project manager, so they're responsible for planning and tracking the schedule, and estimating cost, and tracking those. ... Like the scoping plan, the cost plan, human resources, quality, and risk management, all of those plans they're responsible for.