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    Where can I get materials in reference for Planning syllabus if I'm going to write exam for the post of Planning Assistant in Urban Development with Sociology as my background background?

    I am applying for a job in Urban Development for the post of Planning Assistant. I have sociology background and the paper I am going to write is PLANNING. I am worried because, the syllabus for planning paper is very new to me.
    The Syllabus is of the following:
    SYLLABUS FOR PLANNING

    PAPER-I
    I. City Planning: Historical development of city planning, principles of city planning,
    new towns, survey methods, site planning, and planning regulations and building bye-
    laws.
    II. Housing: concept of shelter, housing design and policies, role of Government
    agencies, finance and management.
    III. Planning Theory: Planning process, comprehensive planning, land use and density in
    residential and non-residential areas, central place theory, rank-size rule, settlement
    pattern, land utilization, and district level planning.
    IV. Techniques of Planning: Application of remote sensing techniques in urban and
    regional planning, planning surveys, methods of preparation of urban and regional
    development plans, structure plans, strategy plans etc.; and site planning principles
    and design.

    PAPER-II
    I. Traffic and Transportation Planning:
    Principles of traffic engineering and transportation planning, method of conducting
    traffic and parking surveys, design of roads, intersections and parking areas; hierarchy
    of roads and levels of services, traffic and transport management in urban areas, traffic
    safety and traffic laws.
    II. Urban Administration and Management: Concept and meaning of planning laws,
    development control and zoning regulations, laws relating to land acquisition, land
    ceilings, regional and urban plan preparations.

    The exam is of MCQ pattern.
    Where can i get these reading materials in reference to the syllabus. Kindly help, I am tired of searching the web for reading materials and this is my last hope.





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    sreeram sai krishna
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    Re: Where can I get materials in reference for Planning syllabus if I'm going to write exam for the post of Planning Assistant in Urban Development with Sociology as my background background?

    i think there is no need to be worried, becuase as you had a sociology background.......you will be having a good grip in all environment about society....as planning and the papers are also related to there is no need to worry any i have research and had find out a good informative book about planning that is pearsons planning ...and you can also find some articles about planninmg in vidya bhushan,d.r.sachdev sociology




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    vitthal_jadhav
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    Re: Where can I get materials in reference for Planning syllabus if I'm going to write exam for the post of Planning Assistant in Urban Development with Sociology as my background background?

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