CEPT University, Ahmedabad - Admission Details 2020

CEPT University, Ahmedabad - Admission Details 2020

Ahmedabad, Gujarat UGC Estd 1962 Private University

CEPT University Admission 2020: PG, Ph.D., M.Phil Admission, Scholarships

Established in 1962, CEPT University is located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It offers various UG, PG and M.Phil & Ph.D. programs in Management, Design, Architecture, Planning and Technology courses. Application form for all the courses can be filled online by visiting the official website of CEPT University.

50% seats in B.Arch, BID and BCT courses will be filled through Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), Gujarat. Remaining 50% will be filled on All India Basis with respect to CEPT University admission regulations.

  • B.Arch admission is based on ACPC, Gujarat norms (50% seats) and on the basis of a valid score in NATA (for remaining 50% seats).
  • Admission to Bachelor of Interior Design IBID) and Bachelor of Construction Technology (BCT) is based on ACPC, Gujarat (50% seats) and on the basis of a valid score in CEPT Admission Test followed by Counselling (for remaining 50% seats).
  • CEPT University also conducts a Written Test followed by an Interview to offer admission in Bachelor of Urban Design (BUD).
  • Students have to qualify in CEPT University Entrance Test followed by evaluation of work experience, marks in the qualifying degree and Interview to secure admission in M.Tech Program.
  • For M.Des course, CEPT University conducts a Common Design Aptitude Test followed by Subject Specific Design Aptitude Test.
  • Final admission to M.Arch course is based on the evaluation of marks in the qualifying degree, Work Experience and Statement of Purpose (SOP) followed by an Interview.
  • Admission to Master in Landscape Architecture/ Design is offered on the basis of marks in the qualifying degree, work experience followed by a Written Test and Drawing Test conducted by CEPT.
  • For Master’s programs in Urban Planning, the admission is offered on the basis of marks in the qualifying degree and work experience followed by GD/ PI and Personal Interview round.
  • M.Phil & Ph.D. admissions are based on the Written Test followed by an Interview although GATE OR GRE score holders can also apply.

Read More: CEPT University Fees Structure

CEPT University Admission Highlights

University NameCEPT University
University TypePrivate University
Basic Admission CriteriaB.Arch: ACPC Gujarat (50% seats) and NATA (50% seats)
BID/ BCT: ACPC Gujarat (50% seats) and CEPT Admission Test (50% seats)
BUD: CEPT Written Test
M.Tech/ M.Arch: CEPT Test+ Interview+ Work Experience
M.Des: Design Test conducted by CEPT
M.Phil/ Ph.D: Entrance Test+ Interview OR GATE/ GRE
Application ModeOnline
CounsellingYes (University-Based)
ScholarshipYes

CEPT University M.Tech & M.Des Admission 2020

CEPT University also offers Full-time M.Tech and M.Des programs in various disciplines at PG level M.Tech program involves Students Exchange programs to enhance the learning experience. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline is the minimum eligibility criteria.

For M.Tech admission, the candidates will be shortlisted for CEPT Entrance Test followed by counselling. For M.Des, the candidates need to appear in CEPT Common Design Aptitude Test and CEPT Subject-Specific Design Aptitude Test.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.TechConstruction Engineering & Management (CEM)55% marks (50% for reserved categories) in BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Computer Science/ Electronics/ Information Technology/ Water Resource/ Agriculture/ Planning/ Architecture with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)Candidates will be called for Entrance Test on the basis of their marks in the qualifying degree and the relevant Work Experience. Final admission is based on counselling
Structural Engineering Design (SED)
Geomatics55% marks (50% for reserved categories) in BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering / Construction Technology / Environmental Engineering / Architecture from a reputed university OR M.Tech in Basic Science/ Earth Science/ Climate Science/ Information Technology/ Disaster Management/ Geography with 55% marks
Building Energy PerformanceBE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Construction Technology / Architecture / Interior Design or Interior Architecture (five-year programs only) from a reputed university with 55% marks in aggregate
M.DesInterior DesignBachelor’s in Interior Design/ Design Architecture OR B.Arch OR Bachelor’s in Construction Technology OR Diploma in Interior Design with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)Admission is based on marks in the qualifying degree and Work Experience followed by a valid score in Common Design Aptitude Test and Subject Specific Design Aptitude Test
International Master of Interior Architecture Design-
M.DesFurniture DesignBachelor’s in Architecture or Industrial Design OR Diploma in Industrial Design or Industrial Architecture OR BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ SEBC)
Building Products & SyatemsBachelor’s in Interior Architecture/ Industrial Design/ Furniture Design/ Exhibition Design OR B.Arch OR BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production OR Diploma in Interior Design with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/ SEBC)

Note: Application form for all the PG Courses can be filled online on payment of INR 3500 as application fee.

CEPT University M.Arch & Master of Urban Design and Planning Admission 2020

CEPT offers M.Arch and various Master’s programs in the field of Urban Planning, Urban Design, Urban Management, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design and Housing & Transport. M.Arch admissions are granted on the basis of Academic Score, Course Purpose, Recommendation followed by an Interview. The University also conducts separate Written Tests and GD/PI to offer admission in other Master’s programs.

Course NameSpecializationEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.ArchArchitectural DesignB. Arch or any other equivalent degree with an average minimum of 55% marks (50% marks for candidates belonging to reserved categories.)Final admission is based on Screening (on the basis of qualifying marks and SOP) followed by an Interview
M.Arch/ MAConservation & RegenerationB.Arch/ Urban Design/ B.Plan/ BID/ MA (Archeology)/ BE/ B.Tech (Structural Engineering) or BCT with 55% marks in aggregate (50% for reserved categories)
Architectural History & TheoryBachelor’s degree in any discipline with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories) from a recognized university
Master of Landscape Architecture-B.Arch or BID from a recognized universityCandidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks in the qualifying degree, work experience followed a Written Test and Drawing Test conducted by CEPT
Master of Landscape Design-PG degree in Botany/ Horticulture/ Agriculture/ Ecology/ Geography/ Forestry/ Hydrology or Natural Sciences. OR BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering or Planning with 55% (50% for Reserved Categories). Two years of Professional or Teaching experience in Computer Drawings is desirable
Master of Urban Planning-B.Arch/ BE/ B.Tech in Environment Science/ Bachelor’s in Construction Technology/ M.Sc/ M.Tech in Geographical Information Systems/ Geoinformatics/ Geomatics/ Master’s in Geography/ Economics with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)On the basis of marks in qualifying degree and work experience followed by GD/ PI and Personal Interview round
Master of Urban Transport Systems-B.Arch/ BE/ B.Tech in Environment Science/ Bachelor’s in Construction Technology or Planning/ M.Sc in Mathematics/ Operations Research/ Statistics OR M.Sc/ M.Tech in Geographical Information Systems/ Geoinformatics/ Geomatics/ Master’s in Geography/ Economics with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories)
Master of Urban Infrastructure-B.Arch/ BE/ B.Tech in Environment Science/ Bachelor’s in Construction Technology or Planning/ Master’s in Geography/ Economics/ Sociology/ Socail Work with 555 marks (50% for SC/ST/SEBC)
Master of Urban Housing-
Master of Urban Design (MUD)-B.Arch with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/SEBC)Admission will be offered on the basis of marks in the last qualifying examination, Work Experience, Portfolio of Creative Work, Statement of Purpose followed by an Interview
Master of Urban Management-Bachelor’s degree in any stream with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/SEBC)Written Test conducted by CEPT followed by an Interview and GD

Note: Application form for all the PG Courses can be filled online on payment of INR 3500 as application fee.

CEPT University M.Arch Selection Criteria

Admission to M.Arch is a three-stage process, First Stage which is termed as Screening Stage, the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their marks in qualifying examination and work experience. After screening, the candidates will be called for an Interview round on the basis of following criteria:

Stage IWeightage (%)Stage IIWeightage (%)
Marks in UG15Personal Interview100
Portfolio and Statement of Purpose70
Recommendation15
Total100Total100

CEPT Selection Criteria for Master of Landscape Architecture/ Design: Each applicant will be selected on the basis of following criteria:

Stage IStage II
CriteriaWeightage (%)CriteriaWeightage (%)
Qualifying Examination15Interview20
SOP5Experience10
Portfolio10Recommendations5
Written Test15
Drawing Test20
Total30-70

Documents required to be submitted at the time of final admission:

  • Degree Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • Duly Filled Application Form
  • Self-Attested Degree and Mark Sheet
  • Work Experience Letter (if applicable)
  • Two Letters of Recommendations (with contact details)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Work Portfolio and Assignments

CEPT University B.Arch, BCT, BID & BUD Admission 2020

CEPT University offers B.Arch, BID, BUD & BCT courses at UG level. 50% seats in all UG courses except for BUD are filled on the basis ACPC guidelines and 50% on the basis of regulations set by CEPT University. The minimum eligibility criteria is 10+2 in the relevant stream.

50% seats in B.Arch are filled on the basis of NATA score. 50% seats in BID, BUD and BCT courses are filled on the basis of a valid score in CEPT Admission Test.

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Seats

Selection Criteria

B.Arch

10+2 with Mathematics as one of the main subjects from recognised Boards

Or 

Diploma (10+3) in any stream with Mathematics as one of the main subjects from recognised Institute.

Or

International Baccalaureate Diploma with Mathematics as main subject 

80

50% seats will be filled on the basis of ACPC norms while remaining 50% seats will be filled on the basis of score in NATA conducted by Council of Architecture (CoA)

(score will be calucated as 50% weightage to boards marks and 50% weightage given to NATA score)

Bachelor of Interior Design (BID)

10+2 with Science stream with Physics and Mathematics as main subjects and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology or Computer Science as an optional subject 

60

50% seats will be filled as per ACPC norms and remaining 50% seats will be filled on the basis of merit in CEPT Admission Test followed by counselling (70% weightage to CEPT Score and 30% to marks in 10+2)

Bachelor of Construction Technology (BCT)

60

50% seats will be filled as per ACPC norms and remaining 50% seats will be filled on the basis of merit in CEPT Aptitude Test followed by counselling (60% weightage to CEPT Score and 40% to marks in 10+2)

Bachelor of Urban Design (BUD)

10+2 or equivalent from recognised Boards

Or 

Diploma (10+3) from recognised Institute.

40

On the basis of marks in Written Test conducted by CEPT followed by an Interview. Final admission is based on 20%, 60% and 20% weightage in 10+2, Written Test and Interview round respectively

Bachelor of Design

10+2 or equivalent from recognised Boards

Or 

Diploma (10+3) in Civil, mechanical, architecture, or architectural assistantship stream from recognised Institute

20

On the basis aptitude test (Drawing and MCQs)

70% weightage to Aptitude test and 30% weightage to class 12th or equivalent marks

Key Points:

  • CEPT Admission Test for BCT will include four sections, namely, Analytical Ability, Construction Awareness, English Communication and Drawing Skills.
  • CEPT Admission Test for BID will be conducted in two sessions followed by a briefing of merit list.
  • CEPT Written Test for BUD will include the following sections:
ComponentWeightage
Visual Perception & Representation50%
Logical Reasoning & Basic Science20%
Communicative English & Reasoning15%
Social & Cultural Awareness15%

CEPT University Application Process for B.Arch, BID and BCT Courses: Students need to apply separately for the seats to be filled by ACPC and on All India Basis. For the seats to be filled by ACPC, the candidates need to apply online from the official website on payment of INR 500 as application fee. For first-time applicants admission fee is 3500 INR, for students applying again (with same e-mail) the fee for admission is 1000 INR.

CEPT University M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020

CEPT University also offers M.phil & Ph.D. programs at Doctorate level in the field of Planning and Architecture. Admissions are generally conducted in two cycles, i.e., Monsoon Semester and Spring Semester in the months of July and January respectively.

Admission is granted on the basis of CEPT Entrance Test followed by an Interview although GATE or GRE qualified candidates are also eligible to apply. Application form can be filled online on payment of INR 3500 as application fee. 

Course NameSpecializationIntakeEligibility CriteriaSelection Criteria
M.Phil/ Ph.D.Architecture10Master’s in Architecture/ Architectural Design/ Conservation/ History & Theory/ Landscape Architecture. OR Master’s degree in Social Science ( Sociology/ Anthropology/ Economics/ Environmental Studies/ History/ Art History or Civil Engineering)Entrance Test+ Interview OR GATE or GRE score
M.Phil/ Ph.D.Planning10 in eachMaster’s in Planning (Infrastructure/ Housing/ Transport/ Urban Design/ Urban Management) OR Master’s degree in Geography/ GIS/ Economics/ Geometrics/ Climate Science/ Political Science/ Environmental Science/ Social Work/ Development Studies/ Policy Studies/ Sociology

Note: Students with Non-Architectural background will get the Ph.D. degree in ‘Built Environment Studies’.

CEPT University Application Process 2020

The university follows a common application process for all the courses offered at UG/ PG and Doctoral level. Follow these steps to apply online:

  1. Visit the official website of CEPT University.
  2. Click on 'Admission tab' in the main menu. You will be redirected to the course-list page.
  3. Click on the desired course followed by ‘How to Apply’ link.
  4. Fill the application form and upload the required documents
  5. Pay the application fee online by Credit/ Debit Card or through Net-Banking.
Course LevelApplication Fee
UGINR 500
PGINR 3500
M.Phil/ Ph.D.INR 3500

CEPT University Scholarship Criteria 2020

CEPT University offers scholarships for UG and PG courses in terms of merit in the qualifying examination, score in CEPT Admission Test and income of parents. Students can apply for the scholarship pre admission and post admission. 

Pre Admission: – This is means cum merit scholarship where students can avail the fee waiver of 25% – 75% on annual fee. For this students’ family income is less than 10 lakh per year. In order to recieve scholarship continuously students have to maintain passing record with atleast 2 CGPA and passing all the subjects in first attempt is mandatory. 

Post Admission: – There are no. of scholarships and financial aid available after the admission based on academic performances, family income, teaching assistance etc. 

Top Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
M.TechGraduation₹1.98 LakhsCheck Here
M.ArchGraduation₹3.78 LakhsCheck Here
M.DesGraduation₹3.78 LakhsCheck Here
M.PhilPost Graduation₹3.8 LakhsCheck Here
Ph.DPost Graduation₹3.8 LakhsCheck Here
M.AGraduation₹3.78 LakhsCheck Here
MUHGraduation₹3.78 LakhsCheck Here
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Important Dates

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Ph.D. & M.Phil - Last Date to Apply 16 Mar, 2020
Ph.D. & M.Phil - Interviews 16 Apr - 17 Apr, 2020

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this is the best architectural college in India. The teaching and learning in this college is on a next level completely. It has its own ways to instill skills into students. The faculty and environwnt here is really ambitious and inspiring in a positivr way.


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The major basis for admission at CEPT will be the performance at the admission tests conducted at Ahmedabad only. The admissions shall be carried out by respective State Government/Competent Authority/Association of Architectural Institutions in the State, based on the valid NATA score and marks secured in the qualifying examination in the ratio of 50:50


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The course required entrance exam which was carried out at institute itself after clearing the exam students were required to under go through Group Discussion/Debate post which there were personal interview (PI). I choose the particular course to improve the Urban Development scenario in India.


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Dharmendra VyasMaster of Technology [M.Tech] (Construction Engineering and Management)Batch : 2008
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I cleared entrance examination successfully & got 2nd position on list of selected candidates.The exam was conducted by School of Building & Science of Technology for M.Tech in Construction & Project Management (CPM). I was also about to appear for entrance test for M.Tech (Structure Design) in same institute, but however i cleared the entrance exam for M.Tech (CPM) & I was determined to join the course so i refuse to appear in entrance for other courses


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I appeared in the CEPT common entrance test and scored around 85% for this course out of a huge competition of almost 500 students. Only 30 seats were available. After clearing the entrance test, 2 rounds of interviews were taken and I got selected.


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DIYA LADHA

Can apply for CEPT now as i have scored 134/200 inmy NATA paper 2 in july?

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Hi Diya. If you are willing to appear for CEPT, then you must go through this link CEPT Entrance exam

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