CEPT Entrance Exam 2020 Dates (Revised), Registration, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    CEPT Entrance Exam is conducted by CEPT University for admission to 3 years’ Bachelor Degree Programme (UG) and 2 years’ Master Degree Programme (PG) in Interior Design, Urban Design and Management, Architecture, Design and Construction Technology, etc. This year, CEPT 2020 for PG Program will be conducted form May 18. 19 and 20, 2020 (Revised) in Online mode.

    Latest: Considering the unprecedented situation in the country due to covid-19, the entire admission process will be conducted online.
    • Before filling the application form, Candidates must fulfil the required eligibility criteria prescribed by the University.
    • As per CEPT Exam Pattern, the exam will be conducted in Online mode i.e, Computer Based Test.
    • Test Papers for UG and PG Courses consist of Objective type multiple-choice questions, Design & Drawing, and Descriptive Answer Questions. 
    • Result will be declared in the month of June 2020 (Tentatively) on official website of CEPT University. 
    • Candidates shortlisted in written test will qualify for another selection round i.e. Personal Interview 
    • After completion of Personal Interview, a final result will be generated and CEPT University invites finally shortlisted candidate for counselling and admission process.

    CEPT 2020 Highlights

    Conducting BodyCEPT University, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
    Mode of  ExamOnline i.e. Computer Based Test
    Medium English
    Duration03 Hours (180 Minutes)
    Type of QuestionObjective Type Questions
    Drawing Questions
    Descriptive Question Numbers are distinct in every test paper
    Course OfferedBachelor Course in Design & Planning
    (BID, BUD, & BCT) PG Programme in various streams

    CEPT 2020 Important Dates

    CEPT 2020 Important Dates

    Several events take place in a sequence under the admission process. Dates for some events are as follows:

    EventDate -For PGDate (For UG)
    CEPT 2020 Application Form AvailabilityJanuary 15, 2020June 2020
    Last date of Submission of Application FormMarch 15, 20202nd week of July 2020
     Admit Card AvailabilityApril 20202nd week of July 2020
    CEPT 2020 Exam DateMay 18, 19 and 20, 20203rd & 4th week of July 2020
    Declaration of Result June 1, 2020July 2020 the next day of CEPT exam
    Personal Interview Round StartsMay 20204th week of July 2020
    Announcement of the final list of candidates for admissionMay 2020July or Aug 2020
    Counselling & Payment of FeeMay 2020August 2020

    CEPT 2020 Eligibility

    CEPT 2020 Eligibility

    Eligibility for CEPT 2020 is based on academic qualification, minimum secured marks in qualifying exam as given below herewith:

    Academic Qualification:

    ProgrammeQualifying ExamMinimum Marks
    Bachelor of Interior Design10 + 2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer as an optional subjectAggregate 50%
    (45% for SC / ST / SEBC candidate)
    Bachelor of Urban Design10 + 2 with any streams (Science, Commerce and Arts / Humanities) OR Diploma (10+3 pattern) of any stream
    Bachelor of Construction Technology10 + 2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer as an optional subject
    Master of Urban MgmtGraduation in Any StreamAggregate 55%
    (50% for SC / ST / SEBC candidate)
    Master of DesignGraduation in Design or Architecture or Interior Design, Construction Technology or Diploma in Interior Design (12+4)
    Master of Landscape ArchitectureGraduation in Architecture from Institute recognised by Council of Architecture
    Master of Landscape DesignMaster’s degree in any of the disciplines like Botany, Ecology, Horticulture, Geography, Agriculture, Forestry, Geology, Hydrology or similar natural sciences.
    B.Tech / B.E. in Civil Engineering, Interior Design or Planning from recognized Universities
    Master of Technology in - Construction Engineering and ManagementBachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering / Construction Technology / Environmental Engineering
    Master of Technology in - Structural Engineering Design
    Master of Technology in GeomaticsBachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering / Computer Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Information Technology / Water Resources / Agriculture / Planning OR Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Basic Science / Earth Science / Climate Science / Environment Science / Information Technology / Disaster Management / Geography Applicant must have cleared XII Examination in science stream with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
    Master of Technology in Building Energy PerformanceBachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Construction Technology / Architecture / Interior Design or Interior Architecture (five-year programs only) from a recognized university/institution.

    Applicant must have cleared XII Examination in science stream with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    CEPT 2020 Application Form

    Availability of UG Form: June 2020

    Availability of PG Form: January 15, 2020, to March 15, 2020

    CEPT 2020 Application Form will be made available only through online mode. It is advised to applicant to go through thoroughly from eligibility criteria prescribed for concerned course.

    Application fee is INR 500 for CEPT 2020

    Steps for Filling up Application Form for CEPT  2020

    Step 1: Registration through www.cept.ac.in / www.admissions.cept.ac.in

    Step 2: Filling in Application Form

    Step 3: Upload Documents

    Step 4: Make Payment

    Step 5: Submit Application Form

    CEPT 2020 Admit Card

    CEPT 2020 Admit Card

    CEPT 2020 Admit Card will be made available only through online mode.

    • Official website of CEPT University for downloading Admit Card is www.cept.ac.in / www.admissions.cept.ac.in
    • Keep one Photo ID Proof in original form with Admit Card during for verification purpose e.g. PAN Card, Driving Licence, Passport, Voter ID, Aadhaar Card, School Id Card etc.
    • Without Admit Card CEPT Exam centre is not allowed therefore it is mandatory to keep admit card for CEPT 2020 Exam

    Steps to Download CEPT 2020 Admit Card

    •  Go to the official website of CEPT.
    • Look for Admit Card for CEPT Entrance Exam 2020
    • Click on the link for admit card
    • A login form will appear here
    • Enter Register ID and Password and Click on Download Admit Card
    • Admit Card will be on Screen
    • Save it and Download it

    CEPT 2020 Exam Center

    CEPT 2020 Exam Center

    CEPT University conducts entrance exam for all courses in its own campus at Ahmadabad (Gujarat).

    Address of CEPT University is as follows:

    CEPT University 
    Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus
    University Road, Navrangpura
    Ahmedabad-380009 Gujarat India

    For Admission Enquiries - Toll-Free Number 1800-270-4030

    CEPT 2020 Exam Pattern

    CEPT 2020 Exam Pattern

    • CEPT  2020 is an Online i.e Computer Based Test, duration of which is 03 hours.
    • Questions will be of Objective type, Drawing and Design, and Descriptive Answer Questions.
    • Number of questions in each section are not fixed and similar
    • Negative marking scheme is not applicable

    Refer below given Highlights Table:

    Exam ModeOnline i.e, Computer Based Test
    Number of Papers One (01) Paper
    Number of Sections Differs according to the Course
    Question Paper TypeObjective Type - Multiple choice questions Drawing and Sketching and Descriptive Answer Questions
    Exam Duration03 Hours 
    Exam Language English

    CEPT 2020 Syllabus

    CEPT 2020 Syllabus

    • Syllabus for CEPT 2020 is different for each course considering the required skills and knowledge for the particular course
    • Standard of Mathematics Questions will be as per the syllabus of Class 12th
    • Standard of English Questions will be as per the syllabus of Class 10th
    • For master’s courses, candidates will be asked questions from subjects and topics studied in bachelor’s course.

    CEPT 2020 Result

    CEPT 2020 Result

    CEPT Entrance Exam 2020 Result will be announced on official website i.e. www.cept.ac.in/www.admissions.cept.ac.in

    Steps to check result for CEPT Entrance Exam 2020

    1. Go to the official website
    2. Look for CEPT 2020 Result on Home Page
    3. Click on Link for Result
    4. Login with Registration Number and Date of Birth
    5. Result will be on screen
    • Every candidate who passes in CEPT written exam, will be eligible for next round of selection i.e. Personal Interview / Group Discussion
    • After Personal Interview, Final Result will be announced and a cutoff will be declared
    • Selected candidate will have to submit admission fee and required documents on or before date prescribed for admission

    CEPT 2020 Merit List

    The admission is based on the Rank/merit obtained in competitive testing rounds, which include marks secured in CEPT 2020 and Personal Interview and Aggregate marks secured in the qualifying exam

    • Seats will be allotted to candidates who have achieved higher rank in merit list regardless their category
    • A separate merit list will be prepared for Gujarat Domicile and Non-Gujarat Domicile candidates
    • Merit list will be announced online.  

    Merit List Preparation

    Name of CourseWeightage of Parameters for Preparing Merit List
    CEPT ExamMarks in Qualifying ExamPersonal InterviewWork ExperienceStatement of Purpose / Portfolio / Recommendation Letter
    Bachelor of Design70%30%---
    Bachelor of Urban Design60%20%20% --
    Bachelor of Construction Technology60%40%---
    Master of Technology in Building Energy Performance Course33%34%33%--
    Master of Technology in Geomatics40%20%30%10%-
    Master of Technology in Construction Engineering and Management40%20%30%10%-
    Master of Technology in Structural Engineering Design40%20%30%10%-
    Master of Landscape Design30%10%20%10%30%
    (5% + 20% + 5% respectively)
    Master of Landscape Architecture30%10%20%10%30%
    (5% + 20% + 5% respectively)

    CEPT 2020 Counselling

    CEPT 2020 Counselling

    The candidate will have to carry Original Academic documents, Proof of Category, CEPT  Admit Card etc.

    • Candidates, who achieved higher ranks in merit list, get first chance for reserve seats. 
    • After declaration of result, shortlisted candidates will be informed to deposit course registration fee.
    • Counselling schedule, venue, admission fee amount, mode of payment all information will be mentioned on official website of CEPT University
    • Detailed information about courses and their scope will be described during counselling
    • After counselling, seat will have to be reserved by depositing admission fee, original documents with admission form, and other charges within a stipulated time.
    • Admission will be finalised after reporting by candidate to counselling, and submission of admission fee.
    • If candidate fails to submit admission fee within the stipulated time, admission will be cancelled and seat will be made available to subsequent rank holder in waiting list.
    • No change in course/campus will be possible in case a candidate has been successfully admitted to any course after counselling process and seat is reserved by the candidate.
    • Candidates can withdraw from admission within a time limit. Fee paid for registration and hostel is reimbursed after deducting some amount against admission processing charges

    Documents Required During Counselling: (In original Form)

    (As relevant in individual cases)

    • Filled in Admission form
    • Score Card and Admit Card of Entrance Exam.
    • Admission Fee in Cash or DD  
    • Mark sheets and pass certificate of H.S.C / S.S.C. / Equivalent from the Board of Secondary Education / CBSE / ICSC as the case may be.
    • Identity Proof  as Aadhaar Card / Passport / Voter ID / or School ID issued by competent authority Consent of Parents / Legal Guardian for admission in the prescribed format
    • Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution last attended
    • Domicile Certificate
    • Affidavit if there has been any gap in academic stating the reason behind it
    • Migration Certificate from the University / Board of last attended if required
    • Medical Fitness Certificate in prescribed Form

    In case candidate fails in submitting above mentioned documents during counselling session or within the stipulated time, admission will be cancelled.

    For details about different prescribed formats and forms, please refer to Information Brochure.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 500





    will doing only a Masters in Urban Design be sufficient to become a town planner?

    10 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Himani, in case your degree is not accredited by RTPI, you can still pursue post graduation degree accredited by RTPI and can apply for designation of town planner.

    10 Oct, 2019 10:36

    what is the selection criteria for B ARCH? Is it only NATA or CEPT take its own tests?

    11 Sep, 2019 16:59
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akanksha, admission to B.Arch is done partially on the basis of ACPC norms and on NATA score. You can check the Admission Procedure in detail from here.

    11 Sep, 2019 17:37
    Vaibhavi nighvekar

    I done civil engineering and I want to get admission in M.planing how to get and what are process

    20 Dec, 2018 13:39
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Vaibhavi, Please check this link for getting the Application for CEPT Entrance exam.

    20 Dec, 2018 15:53
    pranjal jain

    when is the entrance exam for Masters in Design (furniture Design)

    24 Nov, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Pranjal, Application forms are out For PG - January 2018 For UG - June 2018 You can check CEPT's Official website.

    15 May, 2018 13:03

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