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M.Tech in Traffic and Transportation Planning

Aspiring to be a transportation engineer and work on the various aspects of traffic and transportation? Learn here about the colleges and details of the course M.Tech in Traffic and Transportation Planning. Also, learn about the vast job potential in this field.

Course Name: M.Tech Traffic and Transportation Planning
Group: M.Tech
Stream: Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
Course Category: Transport
Duration: 2 Years


The field of traffic and transportation is one of immense growth. The rapid economic growth of the country and its population has led to a boom in the automobile sector. This has resulted in an exponential growth in the number of vehicles on the roads in our cities and towns. Even though there has been a rapid growth in laying of roads, highways and expressways all across the country, it is not enough to cope with the way the traffic is rising. With traffic rising manifold, it is a herculean task to manage it effectively. It calls for effective planning and management to see that traffic and transportation needs are taken care of in a systematic way.

Eligibility and course duration

A bachelors degree in a discipline related to the field of transportation. Admission to the program is based on valid GATE score in the relevant discipline and marks obtained in graduation.

Duration of the program is 2 years.

M.Tech Traffic and Transportation Planning 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Tech Traffic and Transportation Planning - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Tech Traffic and Transportation Planning course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
College of Engineering ThiruvananthapuramUniversity of KeralaKerala
Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurIndian Institute of TechnologyWest Bengal
Sri Venkateswara University College of EngineeringSri Venkateswara UniversityAndhra Pradesh

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More about the course

The above M.Tech program is an effective one in understanding how traffic and transportation needs of the people are managed. It provides you with means to approach scientifically, issues related to traffic management. The program also focuses on the use of the latest in modern technology to smooth traffic flow and reduce our traffic woes. It lays emphasis on innovative ways to maximize the use of public transport, be it buses, local trains or metro. It works upon ways to reduce on the costs and the time involved in transportation. Laying emphasis on both engineering and managerial aspects of transportation, the program works on the pros and cons of different modes of transportation available in the country. Among the topics that you get to study, a few are- Traffic Engineering; Transportation Planning; Pavement Design, Construction & Material; Theories of Traffic Flow; Transportation Data Analysis; and Computer-aided Planning in Transportation Engineering.

Job opportunities and prospects

Undertaking this program allows you to seek jobs in the transportation sector. Various government jobs are available in the transport department of the State Governments in the country. Most of these jobs include planning and designing for better traffic management and developing innovative means of transportation. The traffic branch of the police department, various road projects, transportation companies, NHAI or National Highway Authority of India are suitable other sectors where one can find employment. You may also take up doctoral program like PhD in Traffic management.

M.Tech Traffic and Transportation Planning Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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