School of Planning and Architecture

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This article is about a group of higher education institutes in India. For other uses, see School of Planning and Architecture (disambiguation).
School of Planning and Architecture is located in India
Delhi(New Delhi)
(New Delhi)
Location of the SPAs

The Schools of Planning and Architecture (SPAs) are a group of autonomous public institutes of higher education under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The SPAs lists three institutes located at Bhopal, Delhi and Vijayawada. They were established with the objectives of providing quality Architecture and physical planning education. The SPAs primarily offer undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and executive education programmes.

Each SPA is autonomous and exercises independent control over its day-to-day operations. However, the administration of all SPAs and the overall strategy of SPAs is overseen by the SPA council. The SPA Council is headed by India's Minister of Human Resource Development and consists of the chairpersons and directors of all SPAs and senior officials from the MHRD.

SPAs and locations, sorted alphabetically
Name Short Name Established City/Town State Website
SPA Delhi SPA-D 1941 (1959) New Delhi Delhi
SPA Bhopal SPA-B 2008 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
SPA Vijayawada SPA-V 2008 Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh

‡ – year converted to SPA

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