School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) In Delhi University, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) University of Delhi

School of Planning and Architecture - [SPA]

Indraprastha Estate, Delhi, Delhi   |   ESTD : 1941   |   Approved By: UGC   |   Type: Public
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About College

School of Planning and Architecture is known to have an unassuming starting in the year 1941 and it gradually earned fame as Department of Architecture of Delhi in the genre of polytechnic.

  • In 1979, the Indian Govt. through the then Ministry of Education & Culture bestowed on the School of Planning & Architecture the status of a much prestige Deemed University.
  • This is a renowned University, one and only of its sorts, which solely furnishes training and learning at different levels, in distinctive parts of the human environment and nature.
  • The institution is known for presenting with scholarly programmes in specific genres of Master’s and Bachelor's level.
  • The present SPA Delhi facilities are found close ITO in Indraprastha Estate.
  • It is the top ranked college in India for architecture & also the 7th best in Asia

Research Centres

  • ENVIS Center on Human Settlement's
  • Centre for urban Disaster Studies
  • National Resource Centre (NRC)


  • Arundhati Roy, writer studied at SPA, & later dropped out of the college after 4 years
  • RevathiKamath - A pioneer of mud architecture in India
  • BaburamBhattarai - 36th Prime Minister of Nepal


The School of Planning and Architecture organizes Utopia, its annual festival between November and February of the next year.

Numerous students from other colleges are invited to participate in events such as debates, music and dance competition, quiz.



There is a huge library in the institution building that has separate sections comprising all courses books required during the academic year.

Every department has its own particular section that overflows with all the books that can be required by the students and even more.

The department of Architecture alone has 30,000 books.

Health facility

The University has special arrangements for the upkeep of student and staff health.

All students have to undergo health checkups at regular intervals, and a tab is kept of their medical reports.


In the month of February, SPA organizes its athletics meet Athlos that is attended by both girls and boys.

Events such as flat race, kho-kho, kabaddi etc. are a part of the event.


The campus has 2 separate hostels for boys and girls that accommodate more than 1000 students all in all.

These hostels come with the

  • Facilities of canteen
  • Air condition connection in certain rooms
  • The rooms come fitted with a single cot & a two door wardrobe, etc.


  • Ranked 96th among Top Engineering Colleges by mapofindia survey 2013
  • It is the top ranked college in India for architecture & also the 7th best in Asia

College Infrastructure and Facility

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