Admission procedure for MASTER PROGRAM IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (MURP)

Eligibility:

Online applications can be submitted on the Xavier University website. The following categories of graduates are eligible for the MURP Program.

  1. Candidates who have secured the 1st, 2nd or 3rd position (i.e., any of the top three ranks) in their Undergraduate Programs in Planning/Architecture/Civil Engineering or Masters Programs in Geography/Economics/Sociology can apply without any Admission Test score by entering their rank information in the Xavier University Online Application Form. A certificate from the Head of the Institution stating their rank/ position must be furnished.
  2. Candidates with a three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Architecture/Planning or Master’s degree in Geography/Economics/Sociology with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized University can apply. Those with a valid Admission Test score of GATE/CEED/NATA/CCU as stated in the instructions in the Xavier University Online Application Form will be given preference.
  3. Candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in their three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) program can apply. Those with a valid Admission Test score of GATE/CEED/NATA/CCU as stated in the instructions in the Xavier University Online Application Form will be given preference.
  4. Applicants from other fields with a demonstrable interest in this field may also write directly to xumg@xub.edu ,in with a detailed resume and Statement of Interest. Only those with the minimum qualifying marks mentioned above for respective degrees will be considered

(1) All shortlisted candidates (in all categories mentioned above) will have to appear for a Writing Ability Test and/or Personal Interview in one of the XUB Admission Centers in the country.

(2) Final year students, who expect to complete their final examinations and other requirements for obtaining the qualifying degree by June 15, 2019, can also apply.

XUB Application

Applicants have to fill up the online application form separately for MURP program at: www.xub.edu.in . Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the relevant application fee, the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form.

The last date to fill up the application form is December 07, 2018.

Selection Process:

The short-listed candidates will be called for Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview, which will be held in Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. Candidates will have to meet their own travel expenses for appearing in the Interview session. The final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the Writing Ability Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview (which factors in the past academic record and relevant work experience). The selected candidates will be informed by mail in the month of April 2019.

Admission

The program will commence by the middle of June 2019 for the first-year students. At this time the students will be given a Manual of Policies and Regulations which will be binding on them.

All PG and Doctoral admission-related queries may be addressed to: admission@xub.edu.in

Phone: 0674 – 2377 806