B. Tech Planning
Planning has its roots in engineering, law, architecture, public health and the social sciences. Planners today combine design, analytical and communication skills to help communities manage change. It presents numerous opportunities as well as challenges that come with rapid growth of cities. In particular, technological advances in communications and computers are changing the shape and form of cities, and how planning for the future will take place.
Planners work in communities and contribute solutions to our pressing social, economic and environmental problems. They are in fact one of the key contributors to making urban and rural life workable, livable and prosperous. Planners work with communities to provide research, analysis and recommendations in urban/regional environmental. Experts in public participation processes and conflict resolution, planners help develop solutions that are practical and effective.
Planners link knowledge and action in ways that improve public and private development decisions, which effect people, places and environment. To do this, planners must have knowledge and experience in a wide range of topics.
The aim is to impart knowledge, skills and attitude needed to pursue a career in urban planning, research, policy-making and management. It is essentially multi-disciplinary in nature- the subjects related to Urban and Regional planning include Urban Economics, Sociology Legislation, Development Theories, Politics, Transportation, Services, Housing, Landscape, etc.
The Curriculum is a full -time four years course and is divided into eight semesters. In the first seven semesters, the students have to devote full time to the study of different subjects while 8th semester consists of practical training along with a project work.
The curriculum structured to include major thrust areas like:
- IT skills- AUTOCAD, GIS, Web Technologies
- Analytical skills- Quantitative Methods, Mathematical Models, Project Appraisal
- Communication skills – Oral, Written, Graphic Communication and Technical Presentations and/li>
- Infrastructure and environment related issues addressing technical knowledge, the existing policies and programs of the government.
Intermediate i.e. 10+2 M.P.C & Qualify in EAMCET for B.Tech Planning PGCET for M.Tech. Planning
This degree gives the student a wide range of professional options. In terms of securing employment, both public and private sectors offer a range of jobs. The students after graduation can get employed in the following offices/firms. Other jobs in architecture come up in government organizations such as:
- Directorate of Town and Country Planning (Govt. of AP)
- Urban Development Authorities like HUDA, VUDA, and VGTMUDA etc.,
- Municipal Corporations.
- Administrative Staff College of India.
- Multinational Companies related to Urban Planning.
- Software Industry.
- Professional Industry.
- Professional Practice as Urban Planner
- Development of Geographical information & Planning Software
- Urban & Regional Planning
- Remote Sensing
- Environmental Planning
- Spatial Information Technology
- Environmental Planning
- Infrastructure Planning
- Transportation planning
- Housing in Planning
- Landscape Architecture
- Energy Management