CEPT University, Ahmedabad takes its name from the 'Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology'. CEPT is ranked 4th for Architecture by NIRF 2020 and ranked 3rd by GSIRF 2020. The university and the various schools that it comprises were established by the Ahmedabad Education Society with the support of the Government of Gujarat and the Government of India. It is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) of the Government of India. CEPT University has been certified as an E-Learning Excellence for Academic Digitisation (E-LEAD) institution by QS I∙GAUGE.

CEPT Admission 2021 for UG programmes has been started, apply online by April 12, 2021. CEPT 2021 application form for PhD courses has also been released on its official website along with exam event date. Apply here for CEPT Admission 2021

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in the discipline of Management, Design, Engineering, Architecture and many more. The mode of application is online for UG, PG and PhD courses at CEPT University. To get admission in CEPT university courses, Aspirants must have NATA, JEE Mains, GATE, GRE scores in the correspondent admission year. B.Arch seats are filled by ACPC and CEPT University. ACPC fills 50% of seats based on the state-level ranking of the students and CEPT University fills the seats as per NATA All India Ranking. 

As per the latest updates, CEPT University has released the CEPT 2021 application form for UG and PG courses. Along with the application form, the varsity has released exam event dates on its official website - cept.ac.in. The last date to submit the application form for PG courses for CEPT Admission 2021 is April 5, while for UG Courses it is April 12, 2021.

The average placement of the University is 7-8 LPA and managed 80-90% placement of the graduates of the university. The top recruiters of the placement drive of the institute are Adani Group, GIZ , JLL, CBRE, Meru Cab, PWC, and many others.

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Important Dates

Event Date
Last Date for apply in Ph.D Monsoon 2021 March 31, 2021
Declaration of Shortlisted candidates for Interview April 15, 2021
Admission Interview May 10, 2021
Declaration for qualifying Candidates May 17, 2021
Commencement of Class  July 12, 2021

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1962 | Private
Approved by UGC
Entrance Exam National: NATA/ JEE Main/ GATE/ GRE/ UCEED University: CEPT Entrance Test
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode | Fees Online | INR 3,500
Top Recruiters Meru Cab, CBRE, GODREJ, Atkin Global, CRISIL, KPMG, PWC
Campus Area 12 acres
Key Points
  • 5 Departments
  • 20+ Courses Offered
  • 5+ Scholarships
Official Website https://cept.ac.in/
Admission Helpdesk +91-79-68310000
Address Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat India 380009

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Courses

CEPT Ahmedabad offers UG, PG and Ph.D. Courses in the discipline of Management, Design, Engineering, Architecture and many more. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

Programs Details
B.Arch Eligibility:Candidates must have passed 10+2 with PCM subjects or pass in 10+3 Diploma with Mathematics. Duration: 5 Years Intake: 40 seats filled by ACPC, 40 Seats filled by CEPT University
Selection: Candidates are selected based on qualifying exam marks and NATA
Bachelor’s in Construction Technology (BCT) Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Informatics Practices/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies with at least 45% marks in aggregate Duration: 3 Years
Intake:30 seats filled by ACPC, 30 Seats filled by CEPT University
Selection: Candidates are selected based on qualifying exam marks and JEE Mains.
 
Bachelor’s in Interior Design (BID) Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognized board with 50% aggregate marks
Or
Must have passed Diploma (10+3) with 50% aggregate marks and Must have Mathematics.
Duration: 3 Years
Intake: 20 seats filled by ACPC, 20 Seats filled by CEPT University
Selection: Based merit in NATA
Bachelor’s in Urban Design (BUD) Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized board with 50% aggregate marks
Or
Must have passed Diploma (10+3) in any stream with 50% aggregate marks.
Duration: 3 Years
Intake: 40
Selection: Selected Based on CEPT Aptitude test merit.
Bachelor’s in Design (BDES) Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized board with 50% aggregate marks
Or
Must have passed Diploma (10+3) in any stream with 50% aggregate marks.
Duration: Intake: 40
Selection: Based on the UCEED exam
M.Arch Eligibility: B.Arch or any other equivalent degree with 55% aggregate marks (50% marks for candidates belonging to reserved categories)
Duration: 2 Years
Intake: 24 in each specialization
Specialization: Architectural Design, Conservation & Regeneration, Architectural History & Theory
Selection: Based on Qualifying exam, followed by SOP and interview
MA Eligibility: B.Tech/BA/BID/B.Des in relevant specialisation with minimum 55% aggregate marks
Duration: 2 Years
Specialization: Conservation & Regeneration, Architectural History & Theory
Selection: Based on Qualifying exam, followed by SOP and interview
Ph.D Eligibility: Must have passed Master’s in relevant specialisation
Duration: 3 Years
Intake: 10 in each specialization
Specialization: Planning, Architecture
Selection: Entrance Test and Interview OR GATE or GRE score

Check: CEPT University Ahmedabad Courses and Fees

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Admission

CEPT for PG Management course conduct selection process on the basis of the CEPT Entrance Exam followed by an Interview and GD. For UG Admission, Candidates are selected based on NATE or JEE Mains rankings for the seats filled by ACPC and CEPT University.

How to Apply?

CEPT Ahmedabad has a common application process for all the courses. Follow these steps to apply online:

  1. Visit the official website of CEPT University.
  2. Click on the 'Admission tab' in the main menu. You will be redirected to the course-list page.
  3. Click on the desired course followed by the ‘How to Apply’ link.
  4. Fill the application form and upload all the required documents
  5. Pay the application fee through online mode (Credit/ Debit Card or through Net-Banking).

Note(s):

  • The application fee is INR 3,500 for the first application and INR 1,000 for every subsequent application.
  • The candidates can apply for more than one program.

Check: CEPT University Ahmedabad Admission

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Placement

The university has a training and placement cell that bridges a gap between industry and academics. The median salary package offered at CEPT was recorded at INR 4.5 LPA. Some of the top recruiters that participated in CEPT University placements are:

Adani Group GIZ  JLL
CBRE Meru Cab PWC
Mott McDonald Godrej CRISIL
Feedback Infra Pvt. Ltd. KPMG Reliance

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Scholarship

The University offers several scholarships under all programs on a merit and needs basis. Some of the CEPT University scholarships are mentioned below:

  • CEPT Means-Cum-Merit Scholarship: This scholarship ranges from 25% to 75% tuition fee waiver. Students whose annual family income is less than INR 10 lakh are eligible for this scholarship.
  • CEPT President Merit Scholarship: This scholarship is offered under all UG and PG programs. Candidates can get up to 70% tuition fee waiver depending upon their marks.
  • Other Scholarships::
    • CEPT Merit Scholarship
    • CM Scholarship
    • Gujarat State Scholarship
    • Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana
    • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for students belonging to Minorities Communities
    • School of Planning Alumni Association (SPAA) Scholarship
    • Kshitij Jain Scholarship
    • CEPT Kohler Design Scholarship

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Facilities

Library: CEPT Library Services is responsible for the maintenance of the Lilavati Lalbhai Library and all of the resources it contains. It also supports faculty members and students in enriching the teaching, learning and research experience at the University. The institute provides E-Learning resources with online access to the students. 

Lab: CEPT Laboratory Services support the technical education imparted at the University with labs like a structural laboratory, environmental science, remote sensing and transportation labs GIS, and of course computer labs and superior-tech applications, etc. It provides testing facilities of surveying & leveling, Materials, Geotechnical Investigation, Concrete Technology, Mechanics and Infrastructure Engineering.

Workshops: CEPT University Workshop plays an integral role in supporting learning through hands-on experimentation, exploration of materials, model making and prototyping. The workshop has dedicated facilities for working in wood, metal, ceramic, textile, model-making and a Fabrication-Lab.

IT Services: CEPT IT Services offers support to all activities conducted within the cuspus related Information and communication technology requirements. 

CEPT University FAQs

Ques. How are the accommodation facilities at CEPT University?

Ans. CEPT University has a well-structured hostel for both boys and girls with all the basic amenities. The hostel has 24/7 security services and a warden facility.

Check: CEPT University Ahmedabad Hostel Fees

Ques. What is the seat intake capacity for admission in UG programs at CEPT University?

Ans. The seat intake capacity for admission in UG programs at CEPT University is as follows:

Course Seat Intake
B.Arch 80
BID 40
BCT 60
BUD 40
B.Des 40

Ques. Does CEPT University offer Ph.D. Courses?

Ans. CEPT University offers Ph.D. Courses in the discipline of Architecture and Planning. The candidates who have passed their Masters in the related disciplines are eligible to apply. Admission will be on the basis of the Entrance Test + Interview or GATE or GRE score.

Ques. What are the jobs with the average salary offered to B.Arch graduates?

Ans. The following table shows the list of popular job profiles for B.Arch graduates:

Designation Average Salary (INR)
Design Architect 3.67 LPA
Project Assistant 3.12 LPA
Project Architect 5.97 LPA
Interior Designer 3.04 LPA
Urban Planner 5.25 LPA

Check: B.Arch Course

Ques. How can I check my CEPT 2020 result?

Ans. Follow the below-mentioned steps to check the CEPT 2020 result:

  1. Go to the official website.
  2. Look for ‘CEPT 2020 Result’ on the Home Page.
  3. Click on Link for Result.
  4. Login with Registration Number and Date of Birth.
  5. The result will be on screen.