The School Planning and Architecture, Mysore was established in the year 2016 under the Statues of the University of Mysore (establishing the School of Planning and Architecture -Amendment) Statutes 2015 with the accent of the Chancellor and Governor of Karnataka, Government of Karnataka.



To aspire to be a leading global institution for teaching, learning and research to achieve academic excellence planning and architecture by providing an ideal and responsible built environment that kindles and catalyses the creative talents of students to fulfil the professional responsibility for serving the society.


The SPA Mysore is committed to provide quality education by disseminating knowledge, facilitating to creativity, innovation and skills for making responsible built environment in architecture and planning.


The University of Mysore was set up with this noble vision by the far-sighted ruler of Mysore, Sri Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV, who was known as the pious king, ‘Rajarshi’ and Sir M.Visvesvaraya, Engineer-Statesman, on 27th July, 1916. The University has given birth to four universities—Bangalore (1964), Mangalore (1980), Kuvempu (1987) and Karnataka State Open University (1996). It has been accredited by NAAC with five star status (2000) and reaccredited at A+ level (2006). It has also been identified by Government of Karnataka (2009) as an Innovative University. ` It has been recognized by the Government of India as an Institution of Excellence with an award of a Centre of Excellence in Biodiversity, Bio-prospecting and Sustainable Development (2008).
Produced more than Two Hundred graduates, and forty post graduates. I am happy that the school is organizing zonal NASA Convention. It is setting that the school is also bringing out a "souvenir" on the important occasion which will be a handy educative tool to all. I congratulate all the faculty members, supportive staff and students of School of Planning and Architecture for their commendable performance and wish them success in all their future endeavours.

Prof.Dr. B. Shankar
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