School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada, has invited applications for admission to Fulltime doctoral research programme, December 2018, leading to the award of the degree of Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy).

The thrust areas of research may be within the broad areas related to Architecture / Planning encompassing all disciplines related to built environment and human settlements.

Eligibility: Applicant must have a Masters Degree in Planning/Architecture (from reputed institutes offering Planning and Architecture) in appropriate discipline, with CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 60% marks in case of Open/OBC candidates in qualifying degree. SC/ST applicants need a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale (or equivalent) or 55% marks in qualifying degree.

Admission Procedure: The selection of candidates shall be through an entrance/ written test followed by a presentation and interview conducted by the School.

Fellowship / Scholarship: The school will award Fellowship/Contingent Grants to eligible candidates in accordance with the norms laid down by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Senate of the School from time to time.

Application: Application forms can be downloaded from

Filled application form along with the required documents and a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- (Rs.2000/- in case of SC, ST and physically handicapped candidates), drawn in favour of ‘School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada’, payable at Vijayawada, towards processing fee, should reach ‘The Registrar, SPA Vijayawada, Survey No.4/4, ITI Road, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh -520008’, by post only, latest by  5 pm  January 9, 2019, in an envelope super-scribed, ‘Application for Admission into Ph.D (Full Time)’.

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