Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Rajan Chandra Sinha
Associate Professor, Architecture and Planning
Ph.D. (Birla Institute of Technology), M.U.P. (Birla Institute of Technology), B. Arch (Patna University)
Contact Address
Permanent Address Castairs Town, B.Deoghar. Jharkhand. 814112
Local Address C-II/51, Outer Campus, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. Ranchi 835215
Phone (Office) 82106777747
Phone Residence 8210677747
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 21-Jan-2009

  Work Experience
Teaching : 14 Years

Research : 6 Years

Individual: 6 Years

  Research Areas
  • Housing and Community Planning
  • Culturally Responsive Built Environment
  • Urban Governance and Development Planning
  • Urban and regional Planning
  • Urban Infrastructure Planning Systems
  • Construction Management
  • Disaster Management Planning

No. of Ph.D Thesis guided (Ongoing)- 03

No. of MUP thesis guided - 12

No. of B.Arch Thesis guided-35


Journal publications

A.     SCI/SSCI/AHCI/Scopus Indexed journal 


  1. Parween. S., Sinha, Rajan C., An Analytical Hierarchy Process Approach for Prioritization of Objectives and Parameters for an Integrated Urban Water Management, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. (SCI) 2023 (Accepted)
  2. Parween. S., Sinha, Rajan C., Identification of Indicators for Developing an Integrated Study on Urban Water Supply System, Planning, and Management, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol.149, No. (3), January 2023. (ASCE) (ISSN-0733-9372, 1943-7870) (SCI Expanded) DOI: 10.1061/joeedu.eeeng-7062
  3. Kapadia Mustafa, Sarkar Satyaki, Roy Bimal C, Sinha Rajan C., Critical appraisal of parameters for successful implementation of BRTS in India, Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering (SCOPUS), 50 (2), 165–183. February 2022,
  4. Roy Bimal C., Sarkar Satyaki, Sinha Rajan C., Srivastava I., Identification of a new industrial area based on a macro level analysis - a Case of Bokaro District, Jharkhand, India, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Volume-9 Issue-2, December 2019. DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.a1168.129219
  5. Baruah Namrata, Sarkar Satyaki, Roy Bimal Chandra, Sinha Rajan Chandra, Quantitative analysis of sound absorption properties of plants in indoor environment for enabling sustainable practice, International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, Vol 22, No.4/5, 2019, pp. 223-235, (ÌSSN 1741-511X, 1466-2132) (Inderscience) DOI: 10.1504/ijetm.2019.104750
  6. Sinha Rajan C., Sarkar Satyaki, Mandal N.R., Development of quality indicators for multi-family residential buildings in India – a Delphi analysis, International Journal of Sustainable Society, Volume 10 Number 2, August 2018, pp. 96-122 (ISSN 1756-2546) (Inderscience). DOI: 10.1504/ijssoc.2018.094500
  7. Sinha Rajan C., Sarkar Satyaki, Mandal N.R., An Overview of Key Indicators and Evaluation Tools for Assessing Housing Quality: A Literature Review, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, 1-11, Volume 98 Number 3, September 2017, pp. 337-347(ISSN 2250-2149) (Springer). DOI: 10.1007/s40030-017-0225-z

B. Peer Reviewed journal with ISSN

1. Sinha Rajan C. Sarkar Satyaki, Mandal N.R., Adequate housing and quality of life-A literature review, Journal of Applied Research and Social Sciences, Vol.3, Issue 3, 2016, pp. 33-51. [ISSN 2350-1472].

2. Sinha Rajan C. Sarkar Satyaki, Housing Quality Evaluation Tools - A Comparative Study, International Journal of Innovative Research in Technology, Vol. 2, Issue 9 2016, pp.66-76 [ISSN 2349-6002].

Papers presented in seminars, workshops, conferences

[A] International

  1. Afshan, N.; Sinha, R.C. An Investigation of the Parameters Affecting Affordable Housing Location Choice. Eng. Proc. 2023, 53, 33. IOCBD2023-15359 (MDPI)
  2. Rajan C. Sinha, Satyaki Sarkar, Bimal C. Roy, Forging Urban Development through Literacy Improvement for Less-developed States Study of Jharkhand, India, 2016 International Conference on “Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering” (CAEE-16) 21-22 June 2015, Bangkok, Thailand, pp- 127-129 ISBN: 978-93-84422-59-2.



  Member of Professional Bodies

Council of Architecture: No. CA/2002/29641

Institution of Valuers: A-16012

Institute of Town Planners: 2016-236

  Current Sponsored Projects

Title of Project


Sponsoring Agency

Year (From-to)

Fund Value


Architectural Consultancy and Planning for Rehabilitation site at Dumariya Village for Shifting Project Affected Families (PAFs) of Taljhari Village Under Rajmahal Area, ECL


Eastern Coalfields Limited



(Twenty-Three Lakhs Sixty Thousand only)


Preparation of Gram Panchayat Spatial Development Plan / Master Plan for Neori (Ranchi district)


Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India

July 2020- December 2020


(Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)


Preparation of Gram Panchayat Spatial Development Plan / Master Plan Kanrra (Bokaro District


Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India

July 2020- December 2020


(Two Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)


Developing suitable pedagogical methods for courses on Housing and Settlement Systems (2014)


National Mission Project on Education through ICT, MHRD Govt of India



(Five Lakhs Sixty Thousand Only)


  Text and Reference Books
  1. DETERMINANTS OF HABITABLE QUALITY FOR MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN INDIA, International Society for Green, Sustainable Engineering and Management, ISBN 978- 93-88936-00-2, 2019
  Member, Editorial Board
  1. Editor of Bi-Annual International Refereed Journal "ABACUS" with ISSN No. 0973-8339, Vol 8, Number 2. (2013)
  2. Reviewer for Institution of Engineers India Series A (SCOPUS Indexed)