Architecture and Planning
The Department of Architecture and Planning is committed to providing an academically strong platform for those aspirants who would have a promising career and leave an enduring impression in the field of Architecture and Urban Planning.
The educational program in Architecture throughout the world shares a common view of the future of mankind and recognises its unpredictability. This calls for an attitude of research, exploration and evaluation to authenticate the work of design. Great are the thoughts that moved the world... greater are the initiators of these thoughts. The Department of Architecture and Planning plans and strives to reach these goals by offering the Undergraduate (5 Year B.Arch.) Degree Program in Architecture.
The Post Graduate Degree (2 Year M. Plan) Program in Urban Planning aims to produce generalist planning professionals of international quality who can adapt to any challenging planning situation with superior capability to use geo-informatics which includes GIS, remote sensing, related models and quantitative methods in urban, regional and environmental planning. The program envisages inculcating scientific diagnostic and urban management abilities in professional planners to understand planning issues holistically and equip them with predictive ability to analyse the outcome of economic, social, environmental and energy impacts using simulation of future scenarios. Additionally, the department boasts of a PhD program with over 100 broad research areas.
The Department has achieved a rare feat of achieving the SECOND position In the NIRF rankings for Architecture and Planning consecutively for three years - 2023, 2022 & 2021. It secured the THIRD position in the rankings in the years 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Previously, the Department of Architecture and Planning has been ranked FIFTH in India among the Best Schools of Architecture by the Outlook Survey 2017. This was FOURTH time in a row (from 2014 onwards) the Department is maintaining its position in the TOP TEN Schools in India. The Department was ranked SIXTH in the year 2016 and 2015 in the Outlook Survey.
To develop professional expertise and proficient scholarship in architecture, planning and allied disciplines, ingrained with social and environmental responsibility through interdisciplinary knowledge integration and cutting-edge research.
To advance and disseminate approaches to address complex challenges faced by the society at large, by equipping students to actively participate, anticipate and respond to the contemporary built environment milieu.
Please visit the following link for details:
NIRF 2023 RANKINGS: MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) (nirfindia.org)
NIRF 2022 RANKINGS: MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) (nirfindia.org)
NIRF 2021 RANKINGS: MoE, National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) (nirfindia.org)