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List of SPA (School of Planning & Architecture) Institutes in India - Cutoff, Courses, Fees, Admission Process, Location

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: July 13, 2022 09:53 pm IST | JEE Main

There are three Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) in India and all of them offers UG, PG and PhD level programmes in architecture and planning. 

Schools of Planning and Architecture in India

The Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPA) comprises of a group of public institutions which are autonomous in nature. These Schools of Planning and Architecture or SPAs are higher education institutes which functions according to the rules and regulations set by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. These institutes were set up with the aim of providing quality physical planning and architecture education.

There are a total of three SPAs in India namely -

These SPAs offer undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and executive education programmes as a part of their curriculum.

In this article, we will explore all these Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) along with their fee structure, courses offered, location and admission processes.

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

The School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi is situated near ITO, in New Delhi’s Indraprastha Estate. SPA Delhi is a “Deemed to be University” - a status which it received in the year 1979 allowing SPA Delhi to broaden its academic horizons. In the year 2015, SPA Delhi was declared “An Institute of National Importance” under a Parliament Act.

Courses Offered at SPA Delhi

SPA Delhi offers the following undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level courses -

  • B.Arch

  • B.Plan

  • M.Arch

  • Master of Urban Design

  • Master of Design (Industrial Design)

  • Master of Planning

  • Master of Building Engineering & Management

  • Master of Landscape Architecture

  • Doctoral Degree Programmes

SPA Delhi UG Admission Process

Eligibility - Applicants must have qualified their 10+2 examinations from a recognised Board and must have studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject at the 10+2 level. The applicants must have secured an aggregate of 50% at the qualifying exam level.

Admissions - Admissions in the SPA Delhi UG programmes is given on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the JEE Mains exam. Final seat allotment is done by JoSAA. Foreign applicants are offered admissions at the SPU UG courses via DASA or Direct Admission of Students Abroad.

SPA Delhi PG Admission Process

Eligibility - For admission into the SPA Delhi pg programmes, the applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised University. For some specializations like Master of Urban Design, SPA Delhi requires the applicants to have a valid CEED score as well.

Admissions - Admissions into the SPA Delhi pg programmes are done on the basis of an entrance test conducted by SPA Delhi followed by an interview round. The cumulative scores obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam and interview round is taken into consideration for final admissions at SPU Delhi pg programmes.

SPA Delhi PhD Admissions

Eligibility - For admission into the SPA Delhi PhD programmes, the applicants must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline and must have qualified their PG exams with a minimum aggregate of 55%.

Admissions - SPA Delhi PhD programme admissions is completely a merit-based process.

SPA Delhi Fee Structure

The fee structure for various courses offered by SAP Delhi can be checked below -

SPA Delhi Fee Structure

JoSAA 2020 Round 1 Opening and Closing Rank for SPA Delhi

The category-wise round 1 JoSAA 2020 opening and closing ranks for B.Arch admission at SPA Delhi have been provided below - 

Programme

Category

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

B.Arch

Open

03

186

PwD

03

19

EWS

37

106

OBC-NCL

43

230

SC

05

77

ST

04

45

B.Plan

Open

46

243

PwD

30

30

EWS

38

76

OBC-NCL

71

150

SC

29

121

ST

14

21

School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Bhopal

The School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal came up in the year 2008 as an Institute of National Importance. The primary objective of SPA Bhopal is to provide the best Planners and Architects to the nation.

Courses Offered at SPA Bhopal

  • B.Plan

  • B.Arch

  • M.Plan

  • M.Des

  • M.Arch

  • PhD Programmes

SPA Bhopal UG Admissions

Eligibility - Applicants must have passed their 10+2 examination and must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics compulsorily at the qualifying level.

Admission - For SPA Bhopal ug admissions, the applicants must have a valid JEE Main score as the JEE Main score will be used as a criterion for final admission and seat allotment process. Seat allotment is done through JoSAA.

SPA Bhopal PG Admissions

Eligibility - For SPA Bhopal pg admissions, the applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and must have an aggregate score of 55% at the qualifying exam level to be eligible for SPA Bhopal PG admissions.

Admission - For pg admission at SPA Bhopal, the applicants must have a valid GATE score to secure a seat in their desired SPA Bhopal pg programmes. 60% of the total SPA Bhopal PG seat will be filled through CCMT and the remaining seats via an entrance exam conducted by SPA Bhopal (not M.Des).

Those who do not have a valid GATE score can apply for SPA Bhopal pg admissions via the entrance examination conducted by SPA Bhopal.

SPA Bhopal PhD Admissions

Eligibility - to be eligible for PhD admissions at SPA Bhopal, the applicants must have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised University. At the B.Arch level, the applicants must have a minimum aggregate of 55% and 60% at the qualifying Master’s degree level to be SPA Bhopal PhD eligible.

Admission - PhD admissions at SPA Bhopal is done through an entrance test conducted by the Institute followed by an interview round.

SPA Bhopal Fee Structure

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JoSAA 2020 Round 1 Opening and Closing Rank for SPA Bhopal

The category-wise round 1 JoSAA 2020 opening and closing ranks for B.Arch admission at SPA Bhopal have been provided below - 

Programme

Category

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

B.Arch

Open

194

454

PwD

28

74

EWS

57

145

OBC-NCL

158

357

SC

39

192

ST

38

86

B.Plan

Open

259

427

PwD

88

88

EWS

77

120

OBC-NCL

171

236

SC

62

152

ST

22

46

School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada

The School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) Vijayawada was also established in the year 2008 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. SPA Vijayawada or SPAV, as it is commonly known, is a Centrally Funded Technical Institution (CFTI) which is renowned for its excellent quality of education making it one of the leading Architecture and Planning Institutions in the country.

SPU Vijayawada Courses

  • B.Arch

  • B.Plan

  • M.Arch

  • Master of Building Engineering & Management

  • M.Plan

  • PhD programmes in Planning and Architecture

SPA Vijayawada UG Admissions

Eligibility - Applicants must be a class XIIth pass out from a recognised Board and must have studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject at the 10+2 level and must have an aggregate score of 75%. SC/ST applicants can apply for SPA Vijayawada UG admissions with a 65% aggregate but the remaining criteria remain same. Foreign students are admitted through DASA.

Admission - A valid JEE Main score is compulsory for admission into the ug programmes offered at SPA Vijayawada. Seat allocation will be done by JoSAA.

SPA Vijayawada PG Admissions

Eligibility - For pg admissions at SPA Vijayawada, the applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for backward category students) or 6.5 CGPA (6.0 for backward category students). A valid GATE score is also required for pg admissions at SPA Vijayawada.

Admission - Final admissions at SPA Vijayawada pg programmes is given to the most suitable candidates via the CCMT centralized counselling process.

SPA Vijayawada PhD Admissions

Eligibility - M.Arch or M.Plan degree holders with a minimum aggregate of 60% at the qualifying exam level are eligible for the PhD programmes at SPA Vijayawada.

Admission - For final admission into the PhD programmes offered at SPA Vijayawada, the candidates must have appeared in exams like CSIR-NET, UGC NET etc and must have a valid score in one of these exams.

SPA Vijayawada Fee Structure

SPA Vijayawada UG Fee Structure - Click Here!

Ist Year

IInd Year

IIIrd year

IVth Year

Vth year

SPA Vijayawada PG Fee Structure - Click Here!

Ist Year

IInd Year

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Ist Year

IInd Year

JoSAA 2020 Round 1 Opening and Closing Rank for SPA Vijayawada

The category-wise round 1 JoSAA 2020 opening and closing ranks for B.Arch admission at SPA Vijaywada have been provided below - 

Programme

Category

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

B.Arch

Open

68

576

PwD

18

110

EWS

104

157

OBC-NCL

156

361

SC

52

203

ST

30

107

B.Plan

Open

140

508

PwD

18

18

EWS

79

125

OBC-NCL

127

216

SC

35

167

ST

49

59

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