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SPA Bhopal

School of Planning and Architecture

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School of Planning and Architecture is situated at Neelbad Road, Bhauri, ,Bhopal - 462030 in Bhopal. The Institute campus is about 8 km. away from Railway Level Crossing, 10 km. away from Inter State Bus Terminal, 11 km. away from Raja Bhoj Airport.

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Courses Offered

PH.d in Architecture
  • 2 Years
  • Bachelor of Architecture-B.Arch
  • Engineering
Bachelor Of Architecture(B.Arch)
  • 5 Years
  • Bachelor of Architecture-B.Arch
  • Engineering
Bachelor Of Planning
  • Bachelor of Planning-B.Plan.
  • Engineering

School of Planning and Architecture - SPA Bhopal - SPA

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal is established by Government of India as an Institute of National importance in the year 2008. This school is committed to produce best Architects and Planners of the Nation to take up the challenges of physical and socio- environmental development of global standards. This will be developed as 'University of imagination', where a sense of enquiry will prevail amongst all stake holders- students, researchers, professors and society at large. School of Planning and Architecture will strive for social sustenance through universal design, cultural sustenance through conservation and environmental sustenance through the discipline of Architecture, Planning and Design.

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Why join Spa Bhopal




6 Type Courses Available

  • 3 UG Courses
  • 3 PG Courses


  • Won the prestigious Student Charrette award at the World Architecture Festival 2015 organised at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

School of Planning and Architecture Placements

The Institute has a Training and Placement Cell which assists the students in selecting suitable organizations for undertaking professional training and facilitates the placement of graduating students.  The first batch of B. Plan students and the first batch of M. Arch (Urban Design) and M. Plan (Urban and Regional Planning) students graduated in the summer of 2012. Campus interviews were conducted for these students with reputed organizations visiting the campus. Apart from Campus Interviews, students also were contacted on one to one basis in off-campus interviews and selected in various organizations across the country. Some of the organizations in which our graduates are placed include the Ministry of Works and Human Settlements, Royal Government of Bhutan, ILFS India, Town and Country Planning Department, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, to name a few. Urban Design and planning graduates are also associated with eminent independent consultants of the country. The students also undertake training as part of their curricular requirements in various organizations working in the planning and habitat realms. The B. Plan students undertake summer training after their second and third year of studies, twice in the entire coursework. The B. Arch students undertake training for a period of six months in their eighth semester of studies. The M. Arch and M. Plan students undergo Summer Training in the summer break after their first year of studies. Students have been training in reputed organizations both in the government and private sector and across a wide range of organizations including consultants, developers, research organizations and NGOs. 


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The Institute Library serves as the creative and innovative centre of the Institute. It supports the teaching, learning and research activities of the institute to meet the mission of academic excellence. 

Library houses quite a good number of print and electronic resources in the field of Architecture and Planning and fulfills the teaching and research needs of the users. 

Professionally trained, committed, experienced and co-operative staff of library adds an extra value to its services. This is one of the liveliest places in the whole academic campus.


The working environment for the students of Architecture and Planning demands ample space and an excellent infrastructure. The Institute is equipped with large studios and with modern audio- visual facilities in all its studios which formulates an excellent working and learning environment for the students.

With the increased batches of Masters and Bachelors, programmes in Architecture and Planning, there was a demand for more number of studios. This demand has been fulfilled with elegantly designed spacious studios adjacent to the Sports Complex Building creating a very conducive atmosphere for the learning of architecture and planning.

Graphics laboratory 

The institute has a fully equipped two laboratories with 28 Computers in each. The Aim of the laboratory is to equip the students with knowledge & practice of relevant & latest Software, so that they can use these tools towards design development and implementation related drawings and documents.

The computers are equipped with a wide range of software essential for the profession of architecture and planning, such as Autodesk (3ds Max, AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor), graphics software, Corel draw, Photoshop, GIS software and other 2-d/3-d image rendering software. All the computers in the lab are equipped with internet facility. The broadband and wireless connection facilities provide a continuous internet access.

The Lab manages overall computer network of SPA Bhopal which includes individual faculty/staff terminals, institute labs, library etc. Owing to our highly qualified computer administrators, technology support is always available to faculty, staff and students on one-to-one basis as well as in the form of occasionally organized training sessions on general computer literacy and internet browsing. Uninterrupted high-speed (1 Gbps) internet Wi-Fi/cable access is available throughout the institute building. Hostels are also equipped with internet facility to ensure internet access for students even after Institute working hours.

Local area networking has been provided in the academic area, hostels and residential areas. There are nearly 400+ users who are using internet and the computing facilities. The institute is equipped with wired lease line (1 GBPS) supported by National Informatics Centre (NIC) – National Knowledge Network (NKN) Bhopal and railtel. 

The lab staff manages Web-based e-mail access, web site maintenance, and centralized data storage including provision of technical support for hardware and software issues

The lab has 15 KVA UPS which is used as a power backup. 

To streamline communication relating to various activities and events conducted by SPA Bhopal, CMC (Communication and Media Cell) serves as an institutional hub for dissemination of information, mainly through digital media.

The Lab provides support for various remote sensing software, GIS and 3-D modeling resources and other equipments. GIS’s Workstations are equipped with high-end hardware, software and satellite data so that the students can perform analysis, mapping, query for spatial/geographical data. 

To facilitate sharing of educational material, research, services, and library facilities with other institutes in the country, NKN provides high performance computing facilities, e- Libraries, virtual classrooms and a collection of large database. 

The NKN will enable scientists, researchers and students from different backgrounds and diverse geographic locations to work closely for advancing human development in critical and emerging areas.

GIS Lab 

Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographical Information System (GIS) technologies have become an inevitable part of physical planning and its related fields. These technologies have emerged as powerful tools with a potential to handle complex spatial environment by catering to the growing demands of the modern world. These increased demands call for a coordinated application of RS and GIS for a sustainable development and management of urban areas. 

RS and GIS are an integral part of the syllabus, both for the students of Planning and Architecture. As a part of the course contents, the students are required to learn various related aspects of the subject such as software with hands-on practice to undertake academic projects.


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