By Vaishnavi Tyagi
Top 20 Colleges accepting JEE Main Scores for B.Plan – Bachelor of Planning or B.Plan. is an undergraduate course for those students who aspire for a career in planning. The course has a duration of four years. The eligibility criteria is that the candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject and 50% marks in aggregate. Admissions to B.Plan. are done through various entrance exams like JEE Main, NATA or state level entrance exam such as UPSEE or TANCET. In this article, we have listed the top 20 colleges in India that offer B.Plan course and accept JEE Main score for admissions.
For admission to B.Plan course, NTA conducts the JEE Main Paper II twice a year (April session and January session). In JEE Main Paper II, there is a total of 100 questions. The breakup of questions is as follows-
|Mathematics||25 questions (20 MCQ + 5 Numericals)|
The mode if the JEE Main Paper III for B.Plan. is online CBT mode. In Mathematics section, 20 questions comprise of MCQs based format and rest 5 questions are based on Numerical format.
You can also see New JEE Main Exam Pattern for more information on the revised NTA guidelines on JEE Main 2020.
For admissions to B.Plan course, some colleges have a centralized admission process through Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)/Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) based on AIR in JEE Main. For NRI, PIO or SFFS candidates, admission is given on the basis of the marks obtained in class 12 examination or equivalent.
Institutes such as School of Planning & Architecture (Delhi, Vijayawada and Bhopal) and Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal follow the official criteria given by NTA, i.e., JEE Main followed by centralized JoSAA/CSAB counseling process.
Read More: JoSAA Counselling 2020
However, there are many colleges and universities which also accept application separately through their official website.
A list of the top colleges that offer B.Plan course through JEE Main score is as follows-
1. Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
LPU, Jalandhar is one of the best private universities in the country. It offers various UG and PG courses in various specializations. The university was awarded Best Private University in 2017 by ASSOCHAM. The university has tie-ups with more than 200 foreign universities that offer students world-class infrastructure and environment. More than 500 global brands visit the campus every year for recruitments. Top companies of India offer jobs to students every year with an average salary of INR 4 to 6 lakhs per annum.
Students who want to enrol at the university must visit the official website of the university and click on ‘Apply Now’. Go to the Architecture and Planning section and click on B.Plan. Fill the application form and pay the fees online.
2. School of Planning & Architecture, Bhopal
SPA Bhopal is one of the finest institutes for Planning and Architecture in India. It was established by MHRD as an autonomous institute which is a fully CFTI. It offers approximately 3 to 6 lakhs per annum average package after completion of the course. Students get education as per the latest industrial standards and training.
3. School of Planning & Architecture, Delhi
Situated in the capital of the country, SPA offers a wide variety of courses in Architecture and Planning at UG and PG level. It was established in the year 1947 and is ranked 4 in NIRF under Planning and Architecture.
4. School of Planning & Architecture, Vijayawada
SPA Vijayawada put its best foot forward in-class education and research. The campus has the latest technology, up to date library, modern laboratory, etc. It was established in the year 2008. The objective behind B.Plan course is to teach students to specialize in latest training modules of planning from regional planning to neighbourhood.
5. Manipal University, Jaipur
One of the best private universities in India, it was established in 2011. It offers various UG and PG courses to the students. MUJ is well equipped to place students in top companies after finishing the course. They are well trained to manage off-sites by giving apt guest lectures, industrial visits, entrepreneurship program, etc. The average salary package through placement is around INR 3-5 lakhs.
Candidates can apply separately at the official website of the university. There is also an option to download the application form and send it with attached attested copies of required documents.
6. Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Gurugram
SSAA is known for its world-class education to the students. It was established in 1989 in Gurgaon (Now Gurugram). It offers various courses in Architecture and Planning in both UG and PG level. The institute has more than 60 well-trained faculty members. Top recruits that hire students in placement are Anagram Architects, Matra Architects, B. V. Doshi and Associates, and Rurban Planners, etc.
For admission procedure, login to the official website of the Ansal University and go to the ‘apply now’ page. Fill in the details and submit the form.
7. Ansal University, Gurugram
This university was established in the year 2012. It was formerly called Ansal Institute of Technology and was affiliated under GGSIPU, New Delhi. Now it is a private university offering many UG and PG courses in various streams. The university has more than 250 industry partners. It also has collaborations with international universities. One of the most important aspects of AU is that it has a good record of placement.
To apply separately, login to the official website of the university and fill the application form online.
8. Jagannath University, Jaipur
JU was established in year 2008. It is known for its good placement records. Every year, the top recruiting companies offer good salary packages to students, giving them the opportunity to work in the industry. An average salary of INR 4 to 5 Lakhs is offered to students after completion of the 4-years course.
Candidates who want to apply separately and take admission in the university must fill the application form online and give University entrance exam followed by Interview.
9. Nirma University, Jaipur
With a campus spanning across 125 acres, Nirma University was established in 2003. It has 16 hostels inside the campus. The university campus comprises of the central research library, Auditorium, Seminar rooms, and well-equipped classrooms. Nirma University has a good placement record with a cell especially working for students to get recruited in top companies. They have a tie-up with more than 300 companies.
At the time of admission, candidates can easily apply online through the official website by clicking on the Link given. Fill the form and pay the application fees online.
10. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
MANIT Bhopal was established in the year 1960, it is a deemed University. This institute offers various UG and PG courses along with Ph.D. course. The placement cell of the institute ensures that each student gets the best possible first opportunity in the industry. The average package per annum is around 6 lakhs.
11. Amity Institute of Architecture and Planning (Amity University), Noida
Amity Institute of Architecture and Planning offers B.Arch., B.Plan and M.Arch courses to the students. It comes under the very famous Amity University, Noida. Amity was established in the year 1986. The university alone offers more than 250 courses. Amity University offers best possible opportunities for students in case of placement cell. Top recruiting companies hire students every year with good average salary packages.
Apart from CSAB/JoSAA counselling, candidates can also visit the official website of Amity University Noida and Apply online.
12. Amity University, Gurugram
Amity University Gurugram was established in the year 2010. AU is accredited by the Council of Architecture. This university is the only university in India to be ranked in LEED (USA) Platinum Certification. It has a campus of 110 acres. It comprises of the best library and a well- equipped hostel with an intake capacity of 2100. Companies like ABN Amro, American Express, Birla Sunlife, BPL, Coca Cola, Dabur India Ltd., HDFC Bank Ltd. offers jobs to students every year through placements.
For admission procedure, visit the official website of the AU Gurugram and login. Fill the application form and pay the fees online.
13. Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad
CEPT is known for its courses in the field of Architecture and Planning. It was established in 1962 by the Ahmedabad Education Society with the support of state govt. of India. It puts its emphasis on designing, planning and constructing human habitats. The institution works for the welfare of villages, small towns and even cities through its education and research.
Candidates can also apply through the official website of the CEPT University and click on the Admissions tab. Click on Undergraduate and click on the desired course. Click on Apply and fill the form with correct details.
14. Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
GNDU was established in 1969 and is situated in Amritsar, Punjab. It is spread across 500 acres of land. India Today has ranked GNDU as the Top 16th University among 50 universities in India. The university offers good placement opportunities to students with many MNCs recruiting students with good packages.
In GNDU, candidates can also apply online to get admission to B.Plan course. Visit the official admission website of the university and click on Apply. Candidates can fill the form online and submit it.
15. College of Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar
CET was established in 1982 and is affiliated to BPUT, Rourkela. It is a public institute situated in the beauty of Orissa. It offers many courses in Engineering, Architecture & Planning, Science and Computer. The intake for B.Plan in the college is 60.
To apply to get admission to CET, candidates must apply online to the website of the university with which the college is affiliated – BPUT, Rourkela.
16. Integral University, Lucknow
Established in 1998, the Integral University is the first Minority University in India. It also offers various programs through Distance Education. It is recognized by PCI, MCI, UGC, COA, IAP, NCTE, DEB, and AIU. ‘Center for Career Guidance and Development’ (CCGD) is the placement cell of the university working for the students to recruit them in the best MNCs in the country and abroad. Wipro, Byju’s, Zomato, Swiggy, Capgemini, Nestle India, and such other companies recruit students every year.
If candidates wish to apply separately to this university, they must login to the official website and go to the online application form page. Register yourself and fill the form by providing details. Pay the application fees and submit.
17. Amity University, Mumbai
AU Mumbai was established in the year 2014. It is an academic hub for students that provides world-class campus facilities. It is one good platform to get global recognition from various companies. Pre-placement talks, Application, Interview, and Acceptance are steps followed during the recruiting process.
Candidates can also apply by visiting the website of the university. Apply online and pay the application fees of INR 1100.
18. OPJS University, Churu
Located in Rajasthan, OPJS University is one of the most prestigious universities in the state. It is a private university that offers various UG and PG courses. It focuses on providing students with the best possible education based facilities by training them well in every field as per industry standards.
For admission process, candidates must visit the official website of OPJS university and click on the Apply Online tab. Fill the application form and submit. Candidates also have an option to download the application form.
19. GD Goenka University, Gurugram
The university was established in 2013. This private university is one of the emerging top private universities of NCR region. It has 11 departments which includes UG, PG and Ph.D. programs in various specializations. The university has School of Architecture and Planning which offers B.Plan course offered with an objective of enhancing professional ability, proficiency in design and learn to balance between constructing communities and conserving our nature.
To apply separately online, visit the official website of the university and click on Apply Now. Fill the form and pay the registration fees online.
20. Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow
BBDU is a private university that was established in the year 2010. The university has a total of 11 departments offering various courses at both UG and PG levels. The university believes in offering good industrial training to the students by providing internships during college tenure and finally, by providing good placement opportunities. It gives exposure to the right platform and makes sure that leading companies visit the campus from time to time to hire students. Coca Cola, Pepsi, Nestle, Shopper’s Stop, Cognizant, etc. are some of the companies that visit the campus placement cell.
The university provides an option to apply online through the official website. Click on Apply Online and pay the registration fees online.
B.Plan is of four years’ duration and is divided into 8 semesters. This course is designed to offer candidates a variety of streams to look into like engineering, designing, managing and resolving challenges in urban human settlement.
Students are given advanced industrial training and are taught the best business expertise in Fundamentals of Urban and Regional Planning, Culture and Technology, Evolution of Aesthetics, Ecology, Basic Architectural Design, Environment and Resource Development, and Management.
Students can work in various fields after completing the course in state governments like TCP or NITI Aayog, Government Transportation Projects, or other government sectors. In the case of MNCs, top companies like Feedback Infra, JLL, etc. recruit students who hold a Bachelors in Planning degree. Students can also start their own consultancy service in self-employment opportunity.
|Eligibility||Passed 10+2 examination in Science stream with 50% marks as aggregate and Mathematics as a subject|
|Admission Process||JEE Main/NATA/UPSEE/TANCET|
|Average Fees structure||Between INR 1.5 Lakh to 3 Lakhs|
|Average Salary Package||Between INR 3 to 6 lakhs|
|Recruiting Companies||TCP department under state govt., NITI Aayog, Feedback Infra, JLL, etc.|
|Career Options||Urban Planner, Regional Planner, Project Planner, Design Architect, Interior Designer, etc.|
Difference between B.Arch and B.Plan Course
|Duration||5 years||4 years|
|Average fees||INR 1 lakh to 5 lakhs||INR 1.5 lakhs to 3 Lakhs|
|Average Salary||INR 4 lakhs to 6 lakhs||INR 3 lakhs to 6 lakhs|
|Career Options||Architectural Engineer, Architect, Building Researcher, Historian, Draftsman, Interior Designer, Art Director, Section Engineer, Technologist, Contractor or Planner||Urban Planner, Regional Planner, Project Planner, Design Architect, Interior Designer|
The basic difference between an Architecture and Planning course is that in architecture, students acquire the skills for designing, layout, byelaws related to the construction of various types of buildings while in Planning, students learn designing, developing and planning of towns, cities and such larger areas.
Top Colleges that offer B.Plan course in India: Location & Fees Structure
|Name of the College/University||Location||Fees Structure (INR)|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||1.49 lakhs per annum|
|School of Planning & Architecture||Bhopal||1 lakhs per annum|
|School of Planning & Architecture||New Delhi||46,800 per annum|
|School of Planning & Architecture||Vijayawada||54,300 per annum|
|Manipal University||Jaipur||2.66 lakhs per annum|
|Sushant School of Art and Architecture||Gurugram||1.98 lakhs per annum|
|Ansal University||Gurugram||2,10,000 per annum|
|Jagannath University||Jaipur||1,06,000 per annum|
|Nirma University||Ahmedabad||1,07,000 per year|
|Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology||Bhopal||1.38 lakhs per annum|
|Amity Institute of Architecture and Planning||Noida||1.31 lakhs per annum|
|Amity University||Gurugram||1.4 lakhs per annum|
|Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University||Ahmedabad||3,20,000 per annum|
|Guru Nanak Dev University||Amritsar||73,000 per annum|
|College of Engineering & Technology||Bhubaneswar||65,800 per annum|
|Integral University||Lucknow||1 lakh per annum|
|Amity University||Mumbai||1,47 lakhs per annum|
|OPJS University||Churu||35,700 per annum|
|GD Goenka University||Gurugram||1,00,000 per annum|
|Babu Banarasi Das University||Lucknow||1.2 lakhs per annum|