The Department of City and Regional Planning (CRP) established in 1962, holds the honor to be the most prestigious and the instigating institution of City & Regional Planning education in Pakistan. Holding a splendid track record of more than forty years education, training and research in the field of City and Regional Planning, the department acts as the flagship institute of Planning and Development in Pakistan. The department offers B.Sc., M. Sc., M. Phil., and Ph.D. Degree Programs in the field of City & Regional Planning. The degrees offered by the department are recognized and accredited by Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan and honored and accepted at the International City and Regional Planning Institutes and professional bodies all over the World.
The curriculum of City and Regional Planning Degree Program includes all components of built environment encompassing housing, urban studies, transportation planning, environmental planning, rural and regional development, and community empowerment, ensuring the production of technically strong and highly equipped City and Regional Planners. The graduates of this profession are not only playing the role doctors of cities, but also enjoying the honor of holding key portfolios in government, semi-government, and national and international NGOs.