The programme focuses on various forms of planning processes and exposes the students to new techniques such as project planning and GIS. The programme includes studio exercises in plan preparation through live case studies related to comprehensive and micro level urban development issues, and problems related to various cities and towns in the country.
The Masters of Planning (with a specialization in Urban Planning) syllabus is restructured, within the context of the perspective plan and vision of the Department of Urban Planning. The syllabus also takes cognizance of the First Semester Integrated Programme of the Masters of Planning course.
The course is designed to focus on Planning aspects in the Second semester, Management and Governance aspects in the Third Semester and the Legal and Finance aspects in the Fourth Semester. The studio exercise also reflect the above mentioned concept, the second-semester studio is based on the planning aspects of the urban areas and the third-semester studio exercise focus on the management aspect of the cities and thesis research seminar. In the final semester we deal with planning thesis individually according to the students areas of interest.