School of Planning and Architecture Quick Updates

June 11: School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi has been ranked #5 by NIRF 2020, under Architecture Category.

School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) New Delhi, is a premier institute of architecture established in the year of 1941. It is deemed to be a university having recognition as an institute of National importance. The institute is ranked among the top architectural colleges in India and also the 7th best architectural college in Asia. It offers B.Arch., B.Plan at the UG level, M.Arch., M.Plan., M.Des., MBEM at the PG level, and also doctoral programs.

SPA Delhi Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1941| Deemed University
Affiliation National Association of Students of Architecture, NOS Planning 
Courses Offered UG, PG, Doctoral
Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance based
Entrance Exam JEE Mains
Application Mode Online & Offline
Official Website http://spa.ac.in/

SPA Delhi Ranks

School of Planning and Architecture has been ranked among the top architectural college in India by reputed national agencies. Given below are some of the statistics:

Body/Magazine Rank Year
NIRF 5 2020
India Today 2 2019

SPA Delhi Courses

School of Planning and Architecture offers the following courses at the UG, PG & doctoral level:

Courses Details
B.Arch.
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: 50% in 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry as main subjects
  • Selection Criteria: JEE Mains
B. Plan
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: 50% in 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry as main subjects
  • Selection Criteria: JEE Mains
M.Arch.
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Specializations: Architectural Conservation, Landscape Architecture 
  • Eligibility: B.Arch. with 55% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
M. Plan
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Specializations: Environmental Planning, Housing, Regional Planning, Transport Planning, Urban Planning
  • Eligibility: B.Arch. with 55% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
M.Des.
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Specializations: Industrial Design, Urban Design 
  • Eligibility: B.Arch. with 55% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
MBEM
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Graduation with 55% aggregate marks
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Ph.D.
  • Specializations: Architectural Conservation, Architecture, Building Engineering and Management, Environmental Planning, Housing, Industrial Design, Landscape Architecture, Physical Planning, Regional Planning, Transport Planning, Urban Planning and Urban Design
  • Duration: 6 Years
  • Eligibility: Post-Graduation in relevant subject with 55% marks
  • Selection Criteria: UGC-NET

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SPA Delhi Admission

  • UG Admission: Admission to B.Arch., B.Plan is done based on scores obtained by the candidates on JEE Mains. Candidates qualifying the exam will be called for counselling process
  • PG Admission: Selection of candidates for PG courses is merit-based. The institute will conduct a written test and a personal interview. A portfolio of the candidate's work and work experience will also be considered. GATE/CEED qualified candidates will be preferred
  • Ph.D. Admission: Admissions to the Ph.D. program require a valid score in UGC-NET examinations. 

How to apply?

  • Visit the institute’s official website
  • Download the application form available
  • Pay the application fee online through the SPA’s website or SBI collect
  • Send the duly filled form and photocopy of receipt to the institute

Note: For UG programs, candidates need to apply for JEE Mains through the NTA website

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SPA Delhi Facilities

  • Hostel: The school has hostels for boys and girls having mess arrangements, TV rooms, medical facilities, gym facilities
  • Sports: As a part of recreational activities, the college hosts various sports-related events and also encourages its students to maintain active participation in the same.
  • Library: There is a library with all facilities where students can gain access to all sought of books and journals for reference purposes and curricular studies.
  • Canteen: A canteen is available where students can refresh their mind after a long day and have delicious meals at an affordable price.

Read more: SPA Delhi Hostel

SPA Delhi FAQs

Ques. What are the charges of the hostel?

Ans. Students have to pay INR 14000/- annually towards hostel accommodation charges.

Ques. How are the placements at this college?

Ans. The college has a placement cell which provides good placement opportunities to students. The average package is INR 6 LPA. Companies like ATKINS, CRISIL hire from this college.

Ques. Are there any scholarships for students?

Ans. Yes, Central scholarship scheme and financial assistance are available for meritorious and deserving students.

Ques. What is the intake capacity for B.Arch?

Ans. There are 122 seats for B.Arch.

Ques. Is the college Ragging free?

Ans. Yes, School of Architecture and Planning is an absolutely Ragging and Drug-free institute.