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CEPT University, Ahmedabad

CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat UGC Estd 1962 Private University

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Updated On - January 18th 2019 by ANAMIKA MAHAJAN

Centre for Environment Planning and Technology (CEPT) is situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, established in the year 1962. CEPT and its various schools were established by the Ahmedabad Education Society with the support of the Government of Gujarat and the Government of India.

CEPT University puts emphasis on understanding, designing, planning, constructing and managing human habitats. The faculty prepares its students to build thoughtful professionals and its research programs deepen understanding of human settlements. CEPT constantly works in enriching the lives of people living in in India's villages, towns and cities through its education, research and advisory activities. It undertakes advisory projects to further the goal of making habitats more liveable. CEPT Admissions are based either on entrance like NATA or on merit.

The University comprises five faculties:

CEPT Ahmedabad Courses

CEPT offers various UG, PG and M.Phil & Ph.D. courses in the faculties of Management, Design, Architecture, Planning and Technology. Application form for all the courses can be filled online by visiting the official website of CEPT University.

CEPT University UG Courses

  • To be eligible for Bachelor of Architecture, the candidate must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects with the minimum aggregate score of 50% marks from CBSE/CISCE/NIOS/ISB/IB. Scoring minimum required marks in National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is mandatory to get admission.
  • To be eligible for Bachelor of Urban Design, candidate must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from any stream with minimum aggregate score of 50% marks from CBSE/CISCE/NIOS/ISB/IB or candidate must have passed Diploma of any stream with 50% aggregate marks from UGC recognized college/university.
  • To be eligible for Bachelor of Construction Technology and Bachelor of Interior Design, the candidate must have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with the minimum aggregate score of 50% marks from CBSE/CISCE/NIOS/ISB/IB.

CEPT University PG Courses

  • To be eligible for Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture, the candidate must have passed B.Arch. or its equivalent from COA recognized institution with minimum 55% marks. Also, two years of experience is desirable.
  • To be eligible for Master of Landscape Design, the candidate must hold a Master’s degree in any of the disciplines of natural sciences. With this, the candidate must be done 4 years Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Interior Design or Planning from recognized universities. Candidate must have scored 55% marks in the qualifying degree and two years teaching experience along with computer drawing skills like CADD software are desirable.
  • To be eligible for Master of Urban and Regional Planning, the candidate must have obtained Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/Environmental Engineering/Civil Engineering/Planning/Law or Master’s degree in Economics/Geography/Sociology and other related fields.
  • To be eligible for the M.Tech program, the candidate must have scored minimum 55% marks in Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. To seek admission in M.Tech in Geomatics, the candidate is required to meet the stated criteria with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in 10+2.
  • To be eligible for Master of Design (Furniture Design), International Master of Interior Architectural Design and Master of Habitat Management, the candidate must have done Bachelor with minimum required marks in the relevant field.

Read more: CEPT University Fees

CEPT University Doctoral Programs

The university offers a doctorate degree in Architecture and Planning.


To be eligible for Ph.D. in Architecture and Ph.D. in Planning, the candidate must have obtained professional Master’s or equivalent degree in relevant field or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Planning with teaching or research experience.

CEPT University Scholarship

CEPT University provides scholarships and has tuition fee waiver schemes to aid students to continue their studies. It helps financially weak students by providing scholarships and also has special schemes for reserved categories.

CEPT University Other Facilities

Library- The university provides more than 46000 resources to widen their horizon of knowledge. These resources include books, journals, theses, report of students etc. The library has more than 150 national and international periodicals.

Workshops- CEPT aims at achieving excellence by supporting learning through experimentation. The main focus of CEPT workshop is to deepen the culture of ‘Learning by Making.’

SSO- Student Services Office provides academic, financial, medical and other support services to its students.


College rating

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THAKORE SHLOKABachelors (Animation & Graphic Design)Pursued 2020 2018 - 2019

Life at CEPT

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This is an amazing place to be in. The college is full of extracurricular activities and has an excellent academic environment. The teacher-student relations are friendly. The college is very strict on academic rules and regulations, and hence holds a prestigious place in the academic excellence category of Indian architecture colleges.

8/10food & accom
10/10social life
Raj ModiMaster of Planning [M.Plan]Batch : 2013

The journey that wasn't to be

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Past few years, there have been many administrative change that may have eroded the credibility of the campus. I sincerely hope the institute takes enough steps to bring back the glorious past it had.

5/10food & accom
5/10social life
Hanika JethaniConstruction Project ManagementBatch : 2012

Great Learning.!

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Good to be part of this college. Management of the college is extremely supportive and highly motivating to students studying in any of the courses offered by college.

10/10food & accom
10/10social life
Kunal MandalaywalaConstruction & Project ManagementBatch : 2014

2 years of fun + learning

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Life is good. Infrastructure is 6.5/10. Two years were good in terms of campus life, they take review of faculties too so you can rate your experience about the faculty. Visiting faculties are good in terms of teaching, experience.

5/10food & accom
5/10social life


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

0.56KmDada Saheb Na Pagla

Toll Free No. - 18002704030 , 079-26302470 , 26302740



Ria Baruah

Is there any provision for M. Des in this institute

28 Apr, 2018 13:43
Garima Bansal

Hi Ria ,For the information regarding provision for M. Des in this institute you may contact on given no.s18002704030 , 079-26302470 , 26302740

03 May, 2018 13:17
Shruti khopkar

Can i get admission in CEPT if i have got 75% in boards and 140 in NATA?

28 Apr, 2018 12:02
Garima Bansal

Hi Shruti , to know the details regarding admission please contact on given no.18002704030 , 079-26302470 , 26302740

03 May, 2018 14:55

need info on pg courses that can be done by b arch students

04 Apr, 2017 00:10

Hi Sandhya, if you are interested then you may opt for M. Arch Course. Please find the link, to get the details on M. Arch colleges

04 Apr, 2017 17:58
Aastha gupta

how can we apply in sir jj college of architecture

22 Mar, 2017 00:10

Hi Aastha, to get admission details for Sir JJ College Of Architecture, please find the link

22 Mar, 2017 16:50

HI, why i am not able to download the brochure. kindly help me to download the same to decide about the college and to take decision accordingly.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
Lamak Emerson

Sir, I m seeking admission in B.Architecture in CEPT university 2017. Will I be eligible for admission if i clear the NATA 2017 examination? Thank You.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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