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CEPT University, Ahmedabad

About CEPT University, Ahmedabad


CEPT University, Ahmedabad got its name from the 'Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology'. CEPT has various schools which were established by the Ahmedabad Education Society. In 2005, the Centre for Environment Planning & Technology has been incorporated into University. The university has different faculties providing various courses in under graduation, post graduation and research. CEPT University Admission is offered on the basis of the CEPT Aptitude Test for some of the courses. 

The university focusses on the teaching programs which will provide quality education to the students in the fields of Architecture, Design, Planning and Constructing. The university takes advisory projects to make life good. CEPT University, Ahmedabad has instituted in 2018 the CEPT Essay Prize, with a view to building new knowledge for continuous advancement in the field of the built environment.

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CEPT University Schools:

  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Planning
  • Faculty of Technology
  • Faculty of Design
  • Faculty of Architecture

CEPT is established and run by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES). In the year 1994, a separate trust and society, CEPT Society, was formed.

Year of Establishment 1962
 Approvals University Grants Commission [UGC], All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE], Department of Scientific and Industrial Research [DSIR]
 Infrastructure Library, Workshops, Labs, IT Services, Archives, Student Services, Communications Office, Alumni Office, Campus Services
 CEPT University Address  Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat -380009
CEPT University Ahmedabad Contact Number 0091-79-26302470, 26302740 
CEPT University Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral CEPT University Fees

CEPT University Courses:

CEPT University offers courses in the discipline of Architecture, Design, Planning and Constructing. All the courses offered by the University are approved by AICTE, COA and UGC.

Discipline Courses Specializations
Architecture B.Arch Architectural design
M.Arch
M.Arch/ MA  Conversation and Regeneration
Architectural History and Theory
Master Landscape Architecture
M.Phil/ Ph.D
Planning Bachelor Urban Design
Master Urban Planning
Urban Transport Systems
Urban Infrastructure
Urban Housing
Urban Design
M.Phil/ Ph.D
Technology Bachelor Construction Technology
M.Tech Construction Engineering and Technology
Structural Engineering Design
Geomatics
Building Energy Performance
 Design B. ID
B. Design Building Products and Systems/ Furniture
M. Design  Interior Design
Furniture Design
Building Products and Systems
International Master Interior Architectural Design
Management Master Urban Management

CEPT University Architecture [B. Arch]:

B. Arch in CEPT University Ahmedabad is approved by Council of Architecture [CoA]. The duration of the course is 5 years. The courses expose the students to the aesthetic, technical, social, political and ethical dimensions of the built environment. After completion of course in B.Arch, students can build careers as independently practising architects, architects working within architectural firms, academics focused on teaching and research, or within non-governmental organizations.

CEPT University Architecture [M. Arch]:

M. Arch in CEPT University is offered in various specializations like Architectural design, Conversation and Regeneration and Architectural History and Theory. The duration of the course is 2 years. Students joining M. Arch are trained architects or with considerable work experience. After completion of course, students will be able to develop a critical understanding of new and evolving practices in conservation.

CEPT University M.Tech:

M. Tech in CEPT University is offered in various specializations like Construction Engineering and Technology, Structural Engineering Design, Geomatics and Building Energy Performance. The duration of the course is 2 years.

CEPT University Interior Designing:

CEPT University offers a full time five-year professional program in Interior Design. The course allows students to understand human habitation by exposure to different contexts through various field trips and case studies. The program in Interior Design is internationally recognized.

CEPT University Fees:

CEPT University, Ahmedabad providing various courses in under graduation, post graduation, and research. The fee structure for the major course is mentioned below:

  • The course fees for B.Arch INR 3,02,000 per annum and M.Arch INR 3,78,000 per annum.
  • The fee structure for IMIAD is INR 3,78,000 per annum.
  • The course fees for M.Tech for INR 1,98,000 per annum.
  • MA course fee for INR 3,78,000 per annum at CEPT University.
  • CEPT university course fees for B.Des INR 52,000 per annum.
  • The fee structure for Master of Landscape Architecture is INR 3,78,000 per annum.
  • CEPT university course fees for Master of Urban housing is INR 3,78,000 per annum.
  • Master of Urban Planning course fee is INR 3,78,000 per annum at CEPT University.

CEPT University International Collaborations:

CEPT University, Ahmedabad has collaborated with the following Institutions/ Organizations for the benefit of students in academic.

Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Slovakia Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Ecole Nationale Superieure d'architecture de Paris La Villette, France Ecole Nationale Superieure d'architecture de Paris - Belleville, France
Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, Spain Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Technical University of Munich, Germany University of Westminster, UK
Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Taylor's University, Malaysia
Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland University of Melbourne, Australia
Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy Technische Universität Wien, Austria
University of Ferrara, Italy Deakin University, Australia
Istanbul Technical University, Turkey South East University, Nanjing
University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Switzerland University of Sheffield, UK
Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany University of Cincinnati, USA
Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal UNITEC Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem University of New South Wales, Australia

CEPT University Infrastructure Facilities:

CEPT University provides an excellent infrastructure which includes a library, laboratories and many other facilities. 

  • The CEPT University library offers many facilities apart from books and journals like photocopying, scanning etc
  • The Student Services Office is the central point of contact for information, services and resources for all the students.
  • CEPT Facilities includes workshop building area is of 8,200 Sq. ft. and is equipped with state-of-the-art computer controlled [CNC] machines, including a laser cutter, 3-axis milling machine, 3D printer, Electric kilns, Weaving Looms.
  • Workshop plays an important role in making the students learn through hands-on experimentation, exploration of materials, model making and prototyping. 
  • Laboratory Services support the technical education imparted at the University with labs like a structural laboratory, environmental science, remote sensing and of course computer labs and superior tech applications etc. 
  • IT Services provides information and communications technology support to all activities at the University.
  • University Press promotes writing and research on architecture, planning, design, technology and management of human habitats with a focus on South and Southeast Asia.

CEPT University Scholarships:

Institute offers scholarships on the basis of pre-determined criteria. Scholarships are made available for meritorious students.

  • Pre Admission Scholarship [Means cum Merit] ranging from 25% to 75% of the annual tuition fee will be awarded to selected students from among the eligible applications.
  • Students with family income less than Rs. 10 lacs per annum are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Recipients of the CEPT University Scholarship will continue to receive the scholarship for the full duration of the program subject to maintaining a minimum 2.7 SGPA [an equivalent of B-] in every semester and completing all courses in the first attempt.
  • There is a range of scholarships and financial supports available, which a student may avail only after taking admission.

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Entrance Exams Details 2021

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


CEPT University Eligibility Criteria:

The CEPT University offers courses under the field of Architecture, Planning, Management and all the programs have a different set of eligibility criteria. The criteria are mentioned below in detail.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
Master of Landscape Architecture
  • The candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Architecture/ Postgraduate Degree in disciplines like Botany, Agriculture, Forestry, Hydrology, Geology, Horticulture, Geography etc/ Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or Planning with a bridge course with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
  • The reserved candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 50%.
  • A candidate with a two year professional and/ or teaching skills along with computer drawing skills such as CADD is desirable.
Master of Urban Planning
  • The candidate must have passed Bachelor Degree in Architecture/ Bachelor Degree in Construction Technology/ Bachelor or Master Degree in Technology or Engineering in Civil or Environmental Engineering/ Master Degree or equivalent in Landscape Architecture or Urban Design/ Geomatics/ Geographical Information System/ Master Degree in Science or Technology in Geoinformatics/ Master Degree in Economics or Geography with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
  • The reserved candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 50%.
Master of Urban Management
  • The candidate must be a pass in Bachelor Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
  • The reserved candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 50%.
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Construction Engineering and Management)
  • The candidates must have passed Bachelors Degree Civil Engineering / Construction Technology / Environmental Engineering / Architecture in with a minimum of 55 % aggregate marks. 
  • The reserved candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 50%.
  • The students should have passed 10+2 Examination in Science stream with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Geomatics)
  • The candidates must have passed Bachelors Degree Civil Engineering / Electronics Engineering/ Agriculture/ Planning/ Water Resources/ Architecture/ Geoinformatics Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Computer Engineering/ Information Technology or
  • The candidates should have Master Degree in Basic Science/ Environment Science/ Geography/ Disaster Management/ Climate Science/ Geoinformatics/ Information Technology/ Earth Science.
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Building Energy Performance)
  • The candidates must have passed Bachelors Degree Civil Engineering / Energy Engineering/ Construction Technology/ Architecture/ Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering/ Environmental Engineering/ Interior Architecture/ Interior Design in with a minimum of 55 % aggregate marks.
International Master of Interior Architectural Design [IMIAD]/ Master of Design [M.Des]
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design/ Interior Architecture/ Bachelor Degree in Architecture or Construction Technology with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
Master of Design [M.Des] (Furniture Design)
  • The candidate must have passed in Bachelor Degree in Architecture/ Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Diploma or Degree in Interior Design/ Interior Architecture or Design with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
Master of Design [M.Des] (Building Products and Systems)
  • The candidate must have cleared Bachelor Degree in Interior Design or Furniture Design/ Interior Architecture/ Bachelor Degree in Architecture or Mechanical Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Production Engineering with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks for general category candidates.
B.Arch
  • The candidates should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent Examination with the minimum aggregate score of 50% marks for all subjects.
  • The candidates must have a 50% weightage in the NATA exam.
Bachelor of Interior Design
  • The candidates need to pass 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer or its equivalent Examination with the minimum aggregate score of 50% marks for all subjects.
  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the CEPT aptitude test.
Bachelor of Design [B.Des] (Building Products and Systems)/ Bachelor of Design [B.Des] (Furniture)
  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the CEPT aptitude test.
Bachelor of Urban Design/ Bachelor of Construction Technology
  • The candidates must be pass in 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer or its equivalent Examination with the minimum aggregate score of 50% marks for all subjects.
  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of the CEPT aptitude test.
M.Phil/ PhD in Architecture
  • The candidates should have a professional Master or equivalent in Architecture, Conservation, Architectural Design, Landscape Architecture or History and Theory or The candidate should have a Master's Degree in Social Sciences [Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Economics, History], Art History or Civil Engineering.
M.Phil/ PhD in Planning
  • The candidates should have a professional Master or equivalent in Planning [Housing, Transport, Infrastructure or other planning disciplines] or in Urban Management or Urban Design or The candidates should have a Master Degree in Sociology/ Geography/ Economics/ GIS/Geomatics/ Environmental Science /Climate Studies/ Social Work/ Development Studies/ Policy Studies/ Political Science.

CEPT University Admission:

The candidates can apply online on the college website. Those candidates who fulfil all the eligibility criteria of the different programme can seek the CEPT University Admission. CEPT university admission process includes registration at the university website. The registered email ID will be used by the university for future communications. The candidates will have to pay an application fee of INR 3,500 for their first application form. For a second application or more [filled from the same registered email ID] the candidates will be charged INR 1,000 for their applications.


Courses and Fees Structure of CEPT University, Ahmedabad

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
CEPT University, Ahmedabad Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Construction Technology  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.10 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.96 Lakh
CEPT University, Ahmedabad Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
CEPT University, Ahmedabad Design Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Interior Design   5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.10 Lakh
Bachelor of Design [B.Des]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.10 Lakh
Bachelor of Urban Design  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.10 Lakh
International Master of Interior Architectural Design [IMIAD]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Design [M.Des]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh

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CEPT University, Ahmedabad Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15.10 Lakh
Master of Architecture [M.Arch]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Landscape Architecture  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Landscape Design  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.40 Lakh
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  4 year(s), Full Time
Master of Urban Design  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Urban Housing  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Urban Infrastructure [MUI]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Urban Management   2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Urban Planning [MUP]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Master of Urban Transport System  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.56 Lakh
Ph.D  4 year(s), Full Time

CEPT University, Ahmedabad Ranking


Architecture Ranking
Publication Name Rank
NIRF 4

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by AICTE, UGC.

Contact Details and Location


Address : Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Road, Navrangpur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380009
Website : http://www.cept.ac.in

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