Academic Program

Department of Urban and Regional Planning is now offering 4 years Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (BURP) degree in the field of urban and regional planning. The object of this programme is to equip students with wide diversity of skills required for urban and regional planning. The admission requirements for BURP programme are as per the specified standard of the university admission. The students are admitted into the BURP programme following the undergraduate admission procedure of the university. At least 160 credit hours and the entire requirement to fulfill this degree must be completed within 4 academic years. Under this programme there is provision of 60 seats for each batch. One advisor is appointed for each student who advises the student for his/her academic programme. There is an Academic Committee of Undergraduate Studies (ACUG) of this department which is responsible for monitoring, evaluation and upgrading the performance of the overall course system. The basic concentration of the undergraduate programme covers the following functional areas: Urban, physical and land use planning, Rural and regional planning, Transportation studies and planning, Environmental, natural resource planning and disaster management, Housing, real estate development and project planning, Urban and social policy development and development planning. Besides, some functional areas of the course curriculum also covers some technical aspects to improve student’s technical skills like communication skills, analytical skills, cartography, surveying, remote sensing and GIS (Geographic Information System) skills.