School of Planning & Architecture (SPA) , Bhopal Invites Applications For Admission To PG Programmes | Last Date To Apply Online: 18 April 2022

SPA Bhopal invites online applications for admissions in Post Graduate Programmes – 2022.

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal (SPAB) an autonomous institute of National Importance established by the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, announces Direct Admission for Post Graduate Programmes for various specializations (Full Time – Two Years) as under, for the Academic Session 2022-23.

  1. (a) Master of Architecture (Conservation)
    (b) Master of Conservation
  2. (a) Master of Architecture (Landscape)
    (b) Master of Landscape Design
  3. Master of Architecture (Urban Design)
  4. Master of Planning (Urban and Regional Planning)
  5. Master of Planning (Environmental Planning)
  6. Master of Planning (Transport Planning and Logistics Management)
  7. Master of Design

There are a total of 188 seats across all Programmes with different specializations, of which a maximum of 113 seats will be directly filled up through CCMT or on the basis of CEED Score/ Rank and SPA_DAT (Design Aptitude Test & Interview) for Master of Design (Channel-1), while the remaining 75 seats will be filled through Direct Admission.

For Direct Admission to SPA, Bhopal, the distribution of the total number seats under various categories for the different programmes are as follows:

Master of Urban
and Regional
Planning (MURP)
Each of the 6 PG
except MURP

*1 PwD candidate will be accepted horizontally across any category in each
of the programmes either through CCMT/ CEED (Channel 1) or Direct

  • Candidates applying for ‘Direct Admission’ are not eligible for scholarships even if the admitted students are GATE/ CEED qualified. Institute Scholarships are available for a maximum of 60% of seats of all programmes provided the candidates are admitted through CCMT channel (GATE qualified) and for M.Des program as indicated in eligibility criteria (CEED qualified & Channel-1).
  • In the event of any seats remaining vacant through CCMT/ CEED channel-1, SPA Bhopal reserves the right to admit students from among the waitlisted candidates selected through Direct Admission in subsequent rounds.

In view of the current scenario of COVID -19 pandemic in the country, NO on-campus examination or interview will be conducted this year.

For all programmes (other than M.Des) there will be THREE ONLINE tests, namely (i) general objective type questions (MCQ), (ii) Departmental MCQ, (iii)Departmental descriptive exam (descriptive/ sketching/ drawing/computations) and Interview.

For M.Des programme (Channel 2), there will be THREE ONLINE tests: (i) general objective type questions (MCQ) (ii) Departmental MCQ and (iii)SPA_DAT (Design Aptitude Test) and Interview. For details please visit :


Each candidate can apply for a maximum of 2 programmes. An applicant shall apply in only 1 online form either for 01 programme or 02 programmes as per his/her choice {If you are applying for two programmes, you have to pay Rs. 4,000/- (UR/OBC-NCL/EWS) or Rs. 2,000/- (SC/ST/PwD)}. No one should fill more than 01 form.

With the application form, a candidate is required to submit the following scanned copies of the self attested documents:

  1. Passport Size photo (jpeg or pdf.)
  2. Category Certificate (If required, pdf) in Central Govt. format
    and valid atleast upto the date of commencement of classes
    i.e. August 2022
  3. PwD Certificate (If required, pdf) in Central Govt. format
  4. Consolidated Marksheet of Qualifying Degree (pdf)
  5. Class 10 Pass Certificate for age proof
  6. CEED Score Card (pdf)*
    * if applicable

    Details for submitting documents are available in application form.
  • In Case, Final Semester Result is awaited, applicant may upload Mark sheet/ Transcript Till Pre-final Semester. However in such cases, the Consolidated Mark sheet of Qualifying Degree is to be submitted latest by 15h September, 2022. Candidates need to fulfill eligibility criteria in results till pre-final semester at the time of filling the application form.
  • All admissions will be provisional, subject to meeting eligibility criteria, after receiving final results.
  • Application fees are non-refundable.
APPLICATION FEES: (for each programme applied)
CategoryApplication Fee in INR Amount for
each programme

SBI I Collect Gateway will be used for depositing the application fee. The link for payment is available on the Institute website.


Start date of Opening of Online Application: 21.03.2022
Closing Date of Online Submission of Application: 18.04.2022 @ 05.30 pm

Further information and dates of online examinations will be communicated on the website from time to time.

Link To Fill Online Application Form

SBI I Collect Payment link – corpID=156579

All queries may be addressed to Assistant Registrar (A&E), SPAB by e-mail to or by phone.

Phone Nos.: 0755-2526800, 2526819 /2526821/ 2526822 (between 09:30am-05:30 pm on all working days).