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Transportation & Infrastructure Planning (SPAV)

Duration - Duration 2 Years

Semesters - Four

Eligibility - B.Planning / B.Arch / B.E. or B.Tech (Planning or Civil Engineering) / Master’s Degree in Economics or Statistics or Operations Research.

CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 60% marks in case of Open/OBC candidates in qualifying degree, whereas in case of SC/ST candidates a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-Point scale (or equivalent) or 55% marks in qualifying degree will be applicable or the applicable GoI norms adopted by the institute from time to time. EWS shall be as per the GoI norms.

Intake - 20

Objective - The key objective of the programme is to equip the students with adequate skills required to comprehend transportation and infrastructure-related issues. The programme focuses on various key aspects such as urban transportation, public transportation, highway planning, smart mobility, logistics and freight distribution, etc.

Credits - 120 (@30 / semester)

Marks - 4000 (@1000/semester)

Fee -

1st Year - Rs.55,500/-

2nd Year - Rs.44,200/-

 

In the context of massive urbanization of the country, transport planning in urban areas has assumed greater importance. Transport is widely and increasingly acknowledged to be one of the most critical elements that could contribute to the quality of life in urban areas. Since the country is facing resource constraints, extreme care and professional skills are required for planning, designing, operations and management of the national, regional and urban transport systems. Appreciating the need for training and skills in the preparation of integrated and coordinated transport plans and policies, the School offers a Master of Planning degree programme with a specialization in Transport Planning.

The programme covers issues related to the role of transport in development; identification and analysis of problems, issues and constraints in regional and urban development; development of mathematical models for transport demand projections; preparation of integrated land use transport planning; traffic engineering and design; appreciation of the role of public transport including characteristics and selection of system technologies and their planning, operations and management; project preparation, evaluation and management, law and organization, etc.

The students are trained to meet the professional needs of town and country planning organizations, metropolitan and city development authorities, traffic engineering cells, system operating agencies such as bus corporations, metro rail; urban regeneration, and urban land management and research institutions in this area of interest; and fast-growing consultancy organizations in both the public and private sectors.