B. Plan

About B.Plan


B.Plan is a 4-year bachelors course program which involves basic knowledge and training about professional planning. Through the course, the students are given theoretical and practical knowledge about planning, engineering and designing urban human settlements. The main motive of the course is to prepare students for using the available resource to develop a sustainable, functional and innovative environment plan.

The aim of the course is also to prepare students for competitive business instilling general subjects as Fundamentals of Urban and Regional Planning, Culture and Technology, Ecology, Evolution of Aesthetics, Basic Architectural Design, Environment and Resource Development and Management.

B.Plan Course Highlights

The major highlights for B. Plan course are given in the table below




4 years (8 semesters)

Fee Structure

INR 1-2 Lakhs

Exam Type

Per Semester


10+2 pass with Mathematics

Minimum Aggregate Required


Admission Process

Through Entrance/college level exams, direct

Exams Accepted


Starting Salary



Designer, Urban Planner, Regional Planner, Project Planner, Interior Designer, Design Architect


B.Plan Eligibility Criteria


The student needs to fulfil the following eligibility criteria to get admission into B.Plan course:

  • The student must have completed his 10+2 from a recognised school/board.
  • The student must have acquired a minimum of 50% at the Higher Secondary level.
  • Mathematics should be the main subject at 10+2 level.

B.Plan Admission Process

The admission process for Bachelors in Planning differ according to different colleges. Some colleges conduct the admission through an entrance test followed by a personal interview. Some university also conducts their personal entrance test for the admission. Some colleges also conduct direct admissions based on the marks scored by the student at the HSC level.

B.Plan Entrance Exams

Various entrance exams which are conducted for admission into bachelors of planning course are:

  • JEE Main
  • UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam)
  • NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)
  • TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)
  • JUEE (Jadavpur University Entrance Exam)

B.Plan Syllabus


1st Year



Urban and Regional Planning

Surveying and Photogrammetry

Materials and Principles of Construction

Evolution of Aesthetics, Culture and Technology

Building Structures

Specifications, Estimation and Valuation Statistical and Quantitative Methods in Planning – II

Technical Report Writing and Research Methodology

Applied Geology and Hydrology

Statistical and Quantitative Methods in Planning – I

Techniques of Planning – I

Planning and Design Lab – I

Planning and Design Lab – II

Basic Architectural Design

2nd Year



Planning Theory – I

Planning Theory – II

Techniques of Planning – II

Traffic and Transportation Planning –II

Settlement Geography

Planning Practice – I

Demography and Urbanization

Housing and Community Planning

CAD in Planning

Ecology, Environment and Resource Development and Managemen

Planning and Design Lab – III (Neighbourhoods and Site Planning)

Planning and Design Lab – IV (Transportation Planning)

Traffic and Transportation Planning – I

Settlement Sociology

3rd Year



Real Estate Planning and Management

Urban Management – I

Planning Legislation

Project Formulation, Appraisal and Management

Planning and Management of Utilities and Services

Urban Renewal and Conservation

Geo-Informatics for Planning

Planning and Management of Informal Sector

Landscape Planning and Design

Introduction to Urban Design

Planning and Design Lab – V (Area Planning)

Planning and Design Lab – VI (Urban Development Plan)

Sustainable Urban Development

GIS for Planning

4th Year



Introduction to Regional Planning

Urban Management – II

Urban Finance

Human Values in Planning

Urban Governance

Planning Practice – II



Disaster Risk Mitigation & Management


Planning and Design Lab – VII (Regional Planning)

Metropolitan Planning, Development and Management

Training Seminar

B.Plan Top colleges

Some of the top colleges/institutes in India which offer admission in B.Plan course are:

Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

College of Engineering, Pune

Ansal University, Gurgaon

Amity University, Raipur Chhattisgarh

Aurora’s Design Institute

GD Goenka University, Gurgaon

School of Planning and Architecture, Vijaywada

College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar

Integral University, Lucknow

Manipal University- School of Planning and Design, Jaipur

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