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Master of Architecture [M.Arch.] (Urban & Rural Planning)

  • STREAM

    ARCHITECTURE

  • DURATION

    2 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Urban Design

  • COURSE TYPE

    Post Graduation

Master of Architecture in Urban and Rural Planning is a postgraduate course which teaches basics of planning and applications of planning in daily life. This course prepares candidates with the goals of sustained development, planning and urban and rural physical and social dimensions. The course is of 2 yearsduration divided into 4 semesters which means 2 semesters per year.

The eligibility to pursue this course is to have a Bachelor Degree in Architecture with minimum of 50% marks from a recognized institution. The average tuition fee of the course will vary from around 90,000 INR to 2 Lakh INR.

The course provides with ample career opportunities once you graduate. There are variant job profiles from which a candidate can choose a profile to fit in. Some of the top recruiters are like b etc. Some of the job profiles after pursuing this course will be like Town planner, Draughtsman etc. The average salary of a person after the completion of this course will vary from around 2.9 Lakh to 3.7 Lakh per annum.

What is M.Arch. Urban and Rural Planning about?

The course M.Arch. in Urban and Rural Planning is a course which provides the edge of learning in the field of planning and architecture. The course is so well planned and designed in order to systematically inculcate design fundamentals to students. The course is also well enhanced to teach the rural infrastructure and urban elements of infrastructure which will be a part of learning and provide with a professional strike.

Who should opt for M.Arch. Urban and Rural Planning?

Any person who is keen in planning and can visualize a design on paper and draw it with pencils to give it a form should opt the course. The course is a postgraduate course and is providing specialization in urban and rural planning, so any person who seeks a position as a designer cum architect in planning urban and rural infrastructure must go ahead with this course.

Duration

Master of Architecture in Urban and Rural Planning is a 2 year course divided into 4 semesters, which means 2 semesters per year.

Top Institutes for M.Arch. Urban and Rural Planning

There are number of Institutes in India which provide Master in Architecture with a specialization in Urban and Rural Planning. Such institutes are a platform for the students to learn under the finest of India’s faculty and campus life. Some of the top level institutes providing this course are mentioned here under:

  • India  Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi
  • Centre for Environmental Planning and technology, Ahmedabad
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
  • School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal
  • Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology, Sonipat

Eligibility Of the Master of Architecture [M.Arch.] (Urban & Rural Planning)

Any person who has successfully passed his Bachelor Degree in Architecture with minimum of 50% marks from a recognized institution is eligible to pursue this course.

How to Get Admission in Master of Architecture [M.Arch.] (Urban & Rural Planning)

Admissions in the course are based on different entrance exams. The validity of such entrance exams depends upon the curriculum of the exam pattern. Exams such as GATE, CEED etc are supposed to be taken by the candidate and the scores of such entrances are considered by colleges or universities to provide admission into Master of Architecture in Urban and Rural Planning. Details of few of the entrance exams held for masters level entrances are mentioned below:

  1. GATE- Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineeringis conducted by Indian Institute of Science and All the IITs jointly on the behalf of National Coordination Board- GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development. The eligibility to take the test is that a person must be a graduate (4 years after 10+2), Post B.Sc, Post Diploma. The scores of the Gate are valid for 2 years. For appearing in GATE a candidate has to choose one subject out of 23 discipline options provided.
  1. CEED- Common Entrance Examination for Design is conducted jointly by Indian Institute of Science and All IITs annually. It is a descriptive test which puts at test the student’s creative, descriptive, observation and drawing skills etc. The minimum eligibility to appear in the examination is to have a bachelor degree in design, fine arts or engineering from a recognized institution. There is even no age bar for appearing the exam. The syllabus of the exam is:
  • Part A comprises questions of design and general awareness
  • Part B consists of visual design, sketching, observation, design think ability, visual communication design etc.
  • Interview is the last stage

These entrance exams and their scores help candidates to secure a seat in the M.Arch. Urban and Rural Planning in some of the elite institutions.