Transport planning is a multi-disciplinary field, characterized by interwoven elements of politics, planning, legislation, design, economics, sociology, finance, management, and marketing. This course is designed to expose students to each of these disciplinary perspectives and to develop the critical thinking skills necessary to effectively analyze transport planning problems and formulate well-conceived solutions.
Transportation is a critical element that hugely contributes to the quality of life in urban areas. Transport infrastructure has assumed significant importance over the years requiring specialized skills for planning, designing, operations and management of urban & regional transport systems. The transport sector continues to demand highly skilled individuals and thus appreciating the need for training and development skills for preparation of integrated transport plans and policies. The vision is to position itself as one of the leading programmes in the field of transport planning.
Bachelor’s degree in Planning / Civil Engineering / Architecture or Master’s degree in Geography / Economics from any University / Institutions in India or abroad recognized by the Government of India. 55% marks in Bachelor degrees or Master Degree. These norms may be relaxed for SC and ST candidates as per Government of India rules.