SPA Bhopal Admission 2018- School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (SPAB) and School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada (SPAV), autonomous institutes of National importance established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India jointly announce the Joint Admission Test to be conducted for the Masters and Doctoral Programme under various specializations of Architecture and Planning for the academic session 2018-19. To get the more information about SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 such as eligibility, application process, schedule, etc,  read the article.

Latest: SPA Bhopal has released the list-4 of Wait List Candidates, In Order of Merit Selected for Provisional Admission in SPA Bhopal for Master Of Design. Scroll down to know more.

SPA Bhopal Admission 2018

SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 has been started, it invites the application of eligible candidates for the admission into Masters and Doctoral Programme under various specializations of Architecture and Planning for the academic session 2018-19. Tha applicants are advised to fill the form before the last date, to know the last date check the schedule. The schedule has been given below for the convenience of candidates.

Important dates of SPA Bhopal Admission 2018

Events Dates
Admission notification and Start of online application 09 Apr 2018
Closing date of online submission of application 04 May 2018
Last date of receiving hard copy of application 14 May 2018
Publication of eligible candidates with dates for entrance test on SPAB / SPAV website 24 May 2018
Date of entrance test (written and viva) for all PG Programmes 19-22 Jun 2018
Date of entrance test (written and viva) for PhD Programme 28 Jun 2018
Declaration of results 06 Jul 2018
Last of admission for all PG Programmes and PhD Programme 16 Jul 2018
Dates of registration 30-31 Jul 2018
Commencement of classes 01 Aug 2018

Important instructions for admission

The conducting body has released instructions for the candidates who are provisionally selected for admission for PG programme. Candidates can check the same from below.

Selected Candidates: 

  • Click here to check List-4 of Wait List Candidates, In Order of Merit Selected for Provisional Admission in SPA Bhopal for Master Of Design.
  • Click here to check Instructions for list-3 of waitlist selected candidates in PG programme
  • Click here to check List-3 of Wait List Candidates, In Order of Merit Selected for Provisional Admission in Master of Architecture (Urban Design).
  • Click here to check List-3 of Wait List Candidates, In Order of Merit Selected for Provisional Admission in SPA Bhopal for Master Of Design Programme.
  • Click here to check List-3 of Wait List Candidates, In Order of Merit Selected for Provisional Admission in Master of Planning (Environmental Planning).
  • Click here to check the instructions regarding admission PG programmes

Admit Card

The SPA Bhopal has released the admit card for the SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 after the completion of application forms. Admit card are available before the exam. It is having important information like examination center, exam date, a name of the candidate and etc. The direct link to download admit card has been updated here. Any information related to the admit card will be updated on our page.

Admit Card: Click Here to download the admit card for Masters and Ph.D programme.

Important Instructions:

  • Candidates shall download their respective Admit Cards from the link provided above. No candidate shall be allowed to appear for the written test and interview without the valid Admit Card.
  • Candidates must carry black ball point pen with him / her. No student will be allowed to write the answer either in pencil or ink pen.
  • The written test shall have two parts, each having twenty multiple choice questions to be answered in thirty minutes. Part – A shall be on Basics of Planning / Basics of Architecture. A candidate who has applied for both Planning and Architecture related programmes shall have to appear for the written paper on both Basics of Planning as well as Basics of Architecture which will be conducted back to back.
  • Once the written examination on Basics of Planning / Basics of Architecture is completed, a candidate shall be required to write Part – B of the examination which will be based on the Basics of the Specialisation (Programme wise) she/he has applied for.
  • A student shall not carry any mobile phone, calculator or any other instrument, tools and gadgets inside the examination hall. Any candidate found possessing any such item shall be summarily expelled from the examination hall.
  • Unfair means shall be sternly dealt with. A candidate resorting to unfair means shall be summarily expelled from the examination hall.
  • A candidate must take their respective seat inside the examination hall ten minutes before the commencement of the examination. No student will be allowed to leave the examination hall till the end of respective part of the written examinations.
  • Viva voce may continue till late evening.

Shortlisted Candidates For Written Test & Interview

SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 has released the Provisional List of shortlisted candidates for written test and interview for PG and PHD programme. Candidates are selected on the basis of their eligibility. Candidates can download the list from the link provided below and need to get ready for Interview.

Shortlisted Candidates: 

  • Click Here to download the provisional list of Shortlisted candidates of P.G Programme through JET at SPA Bhopal.
  • Click Here to download the provisional list of Shortlisted candidates of Ph.D Programme through JET at SPA Bhopal.
  • Click Here to download the provisional list of Shortlisted candidates of P.G Programme through JET at SPA Vijayawada.
  • Click Here to download the provisional list of Shortlisted candidates of Ph.D Programme through JET at SPA Vijayawada.

Application Form

Application forms are invited for the eligible candidates to take admission in SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 for Masters and Doctoral Programme under various specializations of Architecture and Planning course. The application has been issued from April 09, 2018. The applicants can apply from the link given below. An applicant shall apply online and submit the hard copy of the filled-in application form along with the self-attested copy of documents mentioned below:

Documents Required

  • Marks sheets of 12th standard
  • GATE/JRF/CEED scorecard
  • Birth and Caste Certificate
  • Professional Certificate and Certificates for extracurricular and co-curricular activities

Applicants awaiting final result shall submit certificate towards `appearance in final examination’ and `percentage of marks scored till pre-final semester’ from their institute. Application with all documents shall have to be sent in an envelope superscribing ‘Application for Admission to (name of the programme)’ duly mentioning candidate’s name with full postal address and the Registration number generated online so as to reach the Assistant Registrar (Academics), SPA Bhopal, Neelbad Road, Bhauri, Bhopal, Pin Code-462 030 Madhya Pradesh, (INDIA) through post/courier/in person on or before May 14, 2018.An applicant applying for more than one Programme shall send separate application and pay the requisite application fee thereof.

Apply online: Click here to apply for SPA Bhopal Admission 2018.

Application fee: Application fee for doctoral and each postgraduate programmes is INR 3000 and INR 2000 for unreserved/OBC categories and INR 2000 and INR 1000 for SC/ST/PWD categories respectively to be paid online. Applicants shall pay the amount to SPAB’s account through SBI i-collect by selecting Madhya Pradesh as the State and SPA Bhopal as the Institute

Steps to Apply Online

Step 1:  Payment of application fee through State Bank I Collect.

  • An applicant is required to mention the  Reference No. of SBI I Collect in the application forms.
  • Without paying requisite fee application will be rejected.
  • It is mandatory to send the receipt of the application fee paid at SBI I Collect Portal with application form.
  • Process for Payment: Open SBI Collect Portal -> All India -> Educational Institutions -> School of Planning and Architecture -> Select Payment Category.

Step 2:  Fill the application form with necessary information.
Step 3: Upload the photograph. [Note: Please Upload *.jpeg Image File Only. Size of Image is Maximum 200KB]
Step 4: Print the application form/s.

Eligibility Criteria

Postgraduate Programmes in Architecture – Eligibility For all postgraduate programmes in Architecture: B.Arch / B. Plan with at least 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General/OBC and 55% (6.0 CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying degree examination. The format of Joint Entrance Test: JET shall have a written paper based on the basic understanding of the specialization applied for and a viva voce component.

Format of Joint Entrance Test: JET shall have a written paper based on the basic understanding of the specialization applied for and a viva voce component.

Postgraduate Programmes in Planning – 

  • For M.Plan (URP) and M.Plan (EP) / M.Plan (EPM):
    B. Arch / B. Plan / B.E. (Civil) / B. Tech (Civil) / M.A. in Geography or Economics or Sociology with atleast 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General / OBC and 55% (6.0 CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying examination.
  • For M. Plan (TLP)/ M.Plan (TIP):
    B. Arch /B. Plan / B.E. (Civil) / B. Tech (Civil) / Masters Degree in Economics or Statistics or Operations Research with at least 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General /OBC and 55% (6.0 CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying examination.

Format of Joint Entrance Test: JET shall have a written paper based on the basic understanding of the specialization applied for and a viva voce component.

Postgraduate Programmes in Design- B.Arch /B.Plan./ B. Des. / B.E. / B. Tech / Graduate Diploma from NID or B.F.A. (with one year experience) with atleast 60% (or 6.5 CGPA) for General /OBC and 55% (6.0
CGPA) in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates in the qualifying examination.
Admission:
Admission to all twenty seats in M. Des. shall be made through a design aptitude test and viva voce to be conducted at SPAB.

An applicant shall carry his/her portfolio/dissertation report at the time of viva voce. Candidates with valid GATE / JRF/CEED score shall be given due weightage in the admission procedure. In the event of any seat remaining vacant, SPAB and SPAV reserve the right to admit students from the waitlist in subsequent rounds.
Ph.D. Programme (Full Time & Part Time)-

  • Masters degree of a recognized institution or university in various specializations of Architecture and Planning or allied subjects with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade and
  • Professional/research experience for a minimum period of two years after obtaining the Master’s degree.
    OR
  • Bachelors degree of a recognized institution or university in Architecture and  Planning with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade  and
  •  Professional/research experience for a minimum period of five years after obtaining the Bachelor’s degree.

Part-time Ph.D. Programme- 
Educational qualifications would be same as under Full-time Ph.D. programme (a) or (c). Additionally, the applicant must have professional / research experience for a minimum period of five years after obtaining the required degree. Such applicant must produce No Objection certificate from his/her employer. Parttime
applicants could be of three types: (a) SPAV/SPAB faculty or staff, (b) Research / Project Associate or Assistant of SPAB consultancy/research projects and (c) self-financed/sponsored Indian or foreign scholars

Admission Procedure

Admission shall be made through written test (focused on research methodology and basic analytical ability) to be conducted at SPAB and SPAV. The applicants clearing the written test shall appear for viva voce before the respective Departmental Research Committee of SPAB and SPAV. The viva voce
shall be attuned to the area of research interest of the candidate and shall be preceded by a brief Power Point presentation by the applicant in his/her area of research interest. An applicant would be selected on the basis of his/her performance at the written test and viva voce.

Result

The result for SPA Bhopal Admission 2018 test will be released after the successful completion of the exam. The exam schedule has been given above. Candidates can check the result from the official website or direct link to download the results will be updated here.

Fee Structure

The conducting body has released the fee structure for PG programs. Candidates can check the same from below.

Official Website: www.spabhopal.ac.in

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