Taking the mission of Skill India forward, Symbiosis Open Education Society announced the establishment of Maharashtra’s first Skill Development University called the Symbiosis Skills and Professional University at Kiwale, Pune. The University was enacted through a bill passed by State Legislation on 3rd May 2017.

The School of Architecture, urban development and planning offers Degree programs in high demand sector of Architecture and committed to start master of Urban Planning with multi entry-exit and credit banking options. The objective of the School is to create ‘industry-ready’ youth in the field of Urban Planning, who can be gainfully employed upon completion of their courses.

Urban planning is the art and science of designing cities, towns, and communities to create vibrant, liveable spaces that meet the needs of residents while promoting sustainability and resilience. It is a profession that blends elements of architecture, sociology, economics, and environmental science to shape the future of our urban environments.

The profession of urban planning is more crucial now than ever before as rapid urbanization, population growth, and climate change present complex challenges for cities around the world. Urban planners are tasked with envisioning and implementing strategies that address issues such as housing affordability, transportation congestion, environmental degradation, and social equity.

At the heart of urban planning lies the goal of creating inclusive, equitable, and sustainable cities. Urban planners work collaboratively with communities, government agencies, developers, and stakeholders to develop comprehensive plans and policies that guide the growth and development of urban areas. They analyze data, conduct research, and engage in participatory processes to ensure that planning decisions reflect the diverse needs and aspirations of residents.

The Master’s in Urban Planning program offers a transformative learning experience for those passionate about shaping the future of cities. Through a blend of coursework, hands-on projects, and field experiences, students gain the knowledge and skills needed to address the complex challenges facing urban areas today.

The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including land use planning, transportation planning, environmental planning, economic development, and social equity. Students learn how to utilize GIS technology, data analysis tools, and urban design principles to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Upon graduation, urban planners are equipped to pursue careers in a variety of settings, including government agencies, consulting firms, non-profit organizations, and research institutions. They may specialize in areas such as sustainable development, affordable housing, transit-oriented development, or disaster resilience, depending on their interests and career goals.

The  Master’s in Urban Planning program offers an exciting opportunity for students to become leaders in shaping the future of our cities. It prepares graduates to tackle the complex challenges of urbanization with creativity, compassion, and a commitment to sustainability. If you’re passionate about creating thriving, resilient communities and making a positive impact on the world, then the Master’s in Urban Planning program is your pathway to a rewarding and impactful career in urban planning.

Welcome to a profession where every decision you make has the power to shape the future of our cities for generations to come!!

Facilities

  • Student Start-up & Innovation
  • On Job Training (OJT)
  • internship Opportunities
  • Minor Degree Certification

SSPU-SAUDP offers Post Graduate Programme with Minors (specialisation) in Climate Change & Urban Development opening up doors to employability in national and international organisations such as Municipal Corporations, PWD, Town Planning departments , World Bank, European Union,WRI,    IURC   (EU), CLC (Singapore), TERI, NIUA, etc)

B Planning/ B.Arch./ B Tech / B E (Civil) / Master in Geography or Economies or Sociology. Open/OBC Candidates – 6 5/10 (CGPA) or 60% marks. SC/ST Candidates – 6.0/10 (CGPA) or 55% marks or the applicable GoI norms adopted by the institute. EVS shall be as per the Gol norms. Final-year students awaiting results may also apply. Admissions will be done through GATE/ MH CET /SSPU Skills test.       

Please visit the website https://sspu.ac.in/ for necessary details. It Is approved by Institute of Town Planners, India (ITPI).           

Course Name- URBAN PLANNING
Semester: 1
Subject Type Subject Name
1 CORE PLANNING HISTORY AND THEORY
2 CORE URBAN ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY
3 CORE PLANNING TECHNIQUES
4 CORE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
5 CORE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
6 CORE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IN PLANNING
7 CORE PLANNING SEMINAR AND FIELD STUDY
Semester: 2
Subject Type Subject Name
1 CORE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
2 CORE URBAN UTILITIES PLANNING
3 CORE ADVANCED PLANNING TECHNIQUES AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
4 CORE PLANNING STUDIO-1
5 CORE URBAN GOVERNANCE
6 ELECTIVE-I INCLUSIVE URBAN PLANNING / PLANNING FOR TOURISM
7 ELECTIVE-II URBAN DESIGN / URBAN FARMING/URBAN FORESTRY
Professional internship of 6 weeks to be taken up in the semester break after second semester.
Semester: 3
Subject Type Subject Name
1 CORE URBAN DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
2 CORE URBAN CONSERVATION
3 CORE DATA ANALYTICS AND MACHINE LEARNING FOR PLANNING
4 CORE TRAINING
5 CORE PLANNING STUDIO-2
6 CORE THESIS (PART-I)
7 ELECTIVE URBAN DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING/ENERGY, CLIMATE CHANGE
AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Semester: 4
Subject Type Subject Name
1 CORE LEGAL ISSUES AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
2 CORE INNOVATION, ENTERPRENEURSHIP AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
3 CORE THESIS (PART-II)
FEE STRUCTURE FOR NEW AND EXISTING (FOREIGN AND NRI) STUDENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2024-25
M.Plan FEE STRUCTURE FOR NEW AND EXISTING (FOREIGN AND NRI) STUDENTS
1 Academic Fees 1,75,000
2 Caution Money (For new Admission) Refundable 10,000
TOTAL 1,85,000
Payment Slabs  Installment 1  Installment 2
Academic Fees (New Admission) 97,500 87,500
Due Date  (Payable on Admission)  31.10.2024
Hostel Charges
1 2 Seater Non AC Rooms                                   1,95,000
2 Hostel Caution Money (Refundable) 15,000
Due Dates for “Payments of Instalments”  – 
Below are the due dates for the payment of Academic Fees for FY 24-25.
First Instalment Second Instalment
New Students *** As per the Policy available on “Website”. 31.10.2024

1. Academic Fees include Tuition fees, Regular exam fees, Practical Journal Fees, Library books & e-journals, Laboratory fees, Health Facilities Etc.

2. Academic fees may increase up to 15% each year as per the University policies during the period of the program at the discretion of the Management.

3. Caution Money (Refundable) for all full-time programs Rs. 10,000/- subject to the Policy of the University.

4. Hostel Charges include Hostel Stay, Mess/Dining Charges, Electricity charges, and water charges.

5. Bridge Course – In case “Bridge Course” is applicable, additional charges as applicable to the course will be charged in addition to the existing “Academic Fees”.

6. Please Refer to Notification for Fee Structure 2024-25.

7. The convocation fee is Rs. 3,000/- and the same needs to be collected at the time of admission of final-year students

Payment of Fees:-https://sspu.ac.in/payment-of-fees/

Cancellation & Refund Policy:-https://sspu.ac.in/cancellation-refund-policy

FEE STRUCTURE FOR NEW AND EXISTING (FOREIGN AND NRI) STUDENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2024-25
M.Plan FEE STRUCTURE FOR NEW AND EXISTING (FOREIGN AND NRI) STUDENTS
1 Academic Fees 2,00,000
2 Caution Money (For new Admission) Refundable 10,000
TOTAL 2,10,000
Payment Slabs  Installment 1  Installment 2
Academic Fees (New Admission) 1,10,000 1,00,000
Due Date  (Payable on Admission)  31.10.2024
Hostel Charges
1 2 Seater Non AC Rooms                                   1,95,000
2 Hostel Caution Money (Refundable) 15,000
Due Dates for “Payments of Instalments”  – 
Below are the due dates for the payment of Academic Fees for FY 24-25.
First Instalment Second Instalment
New Students *** As per the Policy available on “Website”. 31.10.2024

1. Academic Fees include Tuition fees, Regular exam fees, Practical Journal Fees, Library books & e-journals, Laboratory fees, Health Facilities Etc.

2. Academic fees may increase up to 15% each year as per the University policies during the period of the program at the discretion of the Management.

3. Caution Money (Refundable) for all full-time programs Rs. 10,000/- subject to the Policy of the University.

4. Hostel Charges include Hostel Stay, Mess/Dining Charges, Electricity charges, and water charges.

5. Bridge Course – In case “Bridge Course” is applicable, additional charges as applicable to the course will be charged in addition to the existing “Academic Fees”.

6. Please Refer to Notification for Fee Structure 2024-25.

7. The convocation fee is Rs. 3,000/- and the same needs to be collected at the time of admission of final-year students

Payment of Fees:-https://sspu.ac.in/payment-of-fees/

Cancellation & Refund Policy:-https://sspu.ac.in/cancellation-refund-policy

At our university we have state-of-the art infrastructure. The hands-on training in labs make students to understand the theory easily.

Plumbing Yard: Exposed plumbing system for better understanding.

Tiling Yard: Study of various products and the installation process.

Construction Yard: Hands-on training on construction technology

At our university we have state-of-the art infrastructure. The hands-on training in labs make students to understand the theory easily.

Laser Cutting Lab : Training on digital tools and technology

Air Conditioning Lab: Understanding Air Conditioning system with actual installation setup

Carpentry Lab : Hands on practices by the students.

Plumbing Lab: All technical details are explained here.

CAD Lab : Provided with advanced software’s