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School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal Admission 2018

SPA Bhopal Admissions for Doctoral and PG Courses (Architecture/ Planning) 2018

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (SPAB) and School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (SPAV), autonomous institutes of National importance established by the MHRD, Govt. of India jointly announce the Joint Admission Test to be conducted for the Masters and Doctoral Program under various specializations of Architecture and Planning for the academic session 2018-19

 

Important Dates

  • Admission notification and Start of online application: 09th April 2018
  • Closing date of online submission of application: 04th May 2018
  • Last date of receiving hard copy of application: 14th May 2018
  • Publication of eligible candidates with dates for entrance test on SPAB/SPAV Web.: 24th May 2018
  • Date of entrance test (written and viva) for all PG Programs: 19th - 22nd June 2018
  • Date of entrance test (written and viva) for PhD Program: 28th June 2018
  • Declaration of Results: 06th July 2018
  • Last of admission for all PG Programs and PhD Program: 16th Jul 2018
  • Date of Registration: 30th - 31st July 2018
  • Commencement of Classes: 01st August 2018

 

Courses Offered

Postgraduate Programs in Architecture (Full Time - Two Year)

  • Master of Architecture (Conservation) [offered by SPAB]
  • Master of Architecture (Urban Design) [offered by SPAB]
  • Master of Architecture (Landscape) [offered by SPAB and SPAV]
  • Master of Architecture (Sustainable Architecture) [offered by SPAV]
  • [Admission to be made through Joint Entrance Test (JET) to be conducted at SPAB and SPAV]

Total Seats

  • 20 in each Program in both SPAB and SPAV

 

Eligibility Criteria

For all Postgraduate Programs in Architecture: BArch / B. Plan with at least 60% (or6.5 CGPA) for General/OBC and 55% (6.0 CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying degree exam

  • Format of Joint Entrance Test: JET shall have a written paper based on the basic understanding of the specialization applied for and a viva voce component

 

Postgraduate Programs in Planning (Full Time - Two Year)

  • Master of Planning (Urban and Regional Planning) [offered by SPAB and SPAV]
  • Master of Planning (Environmental Planning {Environmental Planning & Mgt.}) [offered by SPAB & SPAV]
  • Master of Planning (Transport and Logistics Planning {Transportation & Infrastructure Planning}) [offered by SPAB and SPAV]
  • Text in {} indicate the nomenclature of the Program at SPA, Vijayawada(Admission to be made through JET to be conducted at SPAB and SPAV)

Total Seats

  • 20 under Program (b) and (c) in SPAB and ten seats in each program through JET in SPAV. For M. Plan (URP), Thirty seats at SPAB

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • For M.Plan (URP) and M.Plan (EP) / M.Plan (EPM):
  • B. Arch / B. Plan / B.E. (Civil) / B. Tech (Civil) / M.A. in Geography or Economics or Sociology with at least 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General / OBC and 55% (6.0 CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying examination
  • For M. Plan (TLP)/ M.Plan (TIP):B. Arch /B. Plan / B.E. (Civil) / B. Tech (Civil) / Masters Degree in Economics or Statistics or Operations Research with at least 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General /OBC and 55% (6.0CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying examination
  • Format of Joint Entrance Test: JET shall have a written paper based on the basic understanding of the specialization applied for and a viva voce component

 

Postgraduate Programs in Design (Full Time - Two Year)

  • Master of Design [M. Des]

Total Seats

  • Total number of seats is 20

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Arch /B.Plan./ B. Des. / B.E. / B. Tech / Graduate Diploma from NID or B.F.A. (with one year experience) with at least 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General /OBC and 55% (6.0CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying exam

 

Admission Process

  • Admission to all twenty seats in M. Des. shall be made through an design aptitude test and viva voce to be conducted at SPAB
  • An applicant shall carry his/her portfolio/dissertation report at the time of viva voce
  • Candidates with valid GATE / JRF/CEED score shall be given due weightage in the admission procedure. In the event of any seat remaining vacant, SPAB and SPAV reserve the right to admit students from the waitlist in subsequent rounds

 

PhD Program (Full Time & Part Time)

  • PhD Program is offered under various specializations of Architecture and Planning, namely, Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Conservation, Urban Design, Landscape, Environmental Planning, Industrial Design, Urban Governance, Housing and Real Estate, Vernacular Architecture, Urban Economics, Municipal Finance and Universal Design. An applicant must indicate his /her choice of department under which s/he wishes to carry out the research
  • Full time PhD Program for candidates having valid GATE/JRF/CEED score, any other institutional scholarship/sponsorship including ICCR and self-financed Indian(OCI and PIO) foreign scholars:

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters degree of a recognized institution or university in various specializations of Architecture and Planning or allied subjects with 60% marks(55% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade and; Professional / research experience for a minimum period of two years after obtaining the Masters degree or;
  • Bachelors degree of a recognized institution or university in Architecture and Planning with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade and;
  • Professional / research experience for a minimum period of five years after obtaining the Bachelors degree

 

Part-time PhD Program

  • Educational qualifications would be same as under Full time PhD program (a)or (c). Additionally, the applicant must have professional / research experience for a minimum period of five years after obtaining the required degree
  • Such applicant must produce No Objection certificate from his/her employer. Part time applicants could be of three types: (a) SPAV/SPAB faculty or staff, (b)Research / Project Associate or Assistant of SPAB consultancy / research projects and (c) self-financed / sponsored Indian or foreign scholars

Total Seats

  • 10 each in SPAB and SPAV

 

Admission Process

  • Admission shall be made through written test (focused on research methodology and basic analytical ability) to be conducted at SPAB and SPAV. The applicants clearing the written test shall appear for viva voce before the respective Departmental Research Committee of SPAB and SPAV
  • The viva voce shall be attuned to the area of research interest of the candidate and shall be preceded by a brief PowerPoint presentation by the applicant on his/her area of research interest
  • An applicant would be selected on the basis of his/her performance at the written test and viva voce

 

Application Fee

  • Application fee for doctoral and each postgraduate programs is INR 3000 and INR 2000 for unreserved/OBC categories and INR 2000 and INR 1000 for SC/ST/PWD categories respectively to be paid online
  • Applicants shall pay the amount to SPAB’s account through SBI i-collect by selecting Madhya Pradesh as the State and SPA Bhopal as the Institute

 

Application Process

  • Candidates should download the application form from the website www.spabhopal.ac.in
  • An applicant shall apply online and submit the hard copy of the filled-in application form along with the self-attested copy of marks sheets of 12th standard and qualifying exam valid GATE/JRF/CEED score card, Birth and Caste Certificate, Professional Certificate and Certificates for extracurricular and co-curricular activities
  • Applicants awaiting final result shall submit certificate towards `appearance in final exam and `percentage of marks scored till pre-final semester’ from their institute. Application with all documents shall have to be sent in an envelope super-scribing ‘Application for Admission to (name of the program)’ duly mentioning candidate’s name with full postal address and the Registration number generated online so as to reach the Assistant Registrar(Academics), SPA Bhopal, Neelbad Road, Bhauri, Bhopal, Pin Code-462030 Madhya Pradesh, (INDIA) through post/courier/in person on or before May 14,2018
  • Applicant applying for more than one Program shall send separate application and pay the requisite application fee thereof

 

School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal

(An Autonomous Institution of Ministry of HRD, Govt of India), Campus: Neelbad Road, Bhauri, Bhopal-462030, Tel.: 0755-2902609, Website www.spabhopal.ac.in