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CEPT University announce Admission to MPhil and PhD Program for Monsoon Semester 2020

CEPT University M.Phil and PhD Admission 2020 – CEPT University invites application for admission to MPhil and PhD Program for the Monsoon Semester 2020.


MPhil and PhD Programs at CEPT University

  • CEPT University offers MPhil/ PhD programs with the objective of developing and promoting research in the areas of architectural/planning practice and theory, urban studies and habitat design.

The MPhil/ PhD programs will help researchers to:

  • broaden their perspective
  • develop skills and methods of data gathering
  • work with multidisciplinary frameworks
  • learn academic writing and publishing
  • understand the structures and practice of research

Course offered/ Seats

  • MPhil/PhD in Architecture – 10 in each Faculty
  • MPhil/PhD in Planning – 10 in each Faculty


Also See : Admission Notification


Eligibility Criteria for CEPT University M.Phil and PhD Admission 2020

For MPhil/PhD in Architecture

  • A professional masters (or equivalent) degree in Architecture, Architectural Design, Conservation, History & Theory, or Landscape Architecture is required.
  • Master’s degree in social sciences (sociology, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, history), art history or civil engineering,  is also acceptable. In such cases, an applicant may be advised to undergo a one-year bridge course.

For MPhil/PhD in Planning

  • A professional masters (or equivalent) degree  in fields related to Planning (Infrastructure, Housing, Transport or any other planning programs) or in Urban Design or Urban Management is required.
  • Masters Degree (or equivalent) in Geography/ Sociology/ Economics/ GIS/Geomatics/ Environmental Science /Climate Studies/ Social Work/ Development Studies/ Policy Studies/ Political Science, is also acceptable. In this case, a student will be required to do a one year bridge course.

Fees & Scholarship

  • CEPT University offers financial assistance in the form of partial/full tuition fee waiver to the deserving candidates, decided through a due procedure, and based on need-cum-performance-based criteria. Fees for PhD and MPhil Programs is Rs 3,80,000 per year for the batch of 2019. All the admitted students will be offered partial tuition fee waiver (50%), hence, the fees payable will be Rs 1,90,000 per year.
  • The PhD students, on successful completion of coursework and advancing to research work phase, will be given 75% waiver and they shall pay Rs 95,000 per year till the submission of dissertation.


CEPT University M.Phil and PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  • Go to the CEPT website https://cept.ac.in/
  • Click on the Admissions 2020. This will open a page with all the programs offered at CEPT University. Click on the program you wish to apply.
  • Please register yourself before you go ahead.
  • Register with your email id and set a new password for this portal.
  • Remember the registered email id and the password set by you for future use.
  • Your registered email id with us in the portal will be used for any future communication from CEPT University.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee for the application by an applicant will be Rs. 1500 / – (inclusive of taxes).


CEPT University M.Phil and PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Last date for receiving complete application form with reference letters
16th March 2020
Announcement of shortlisted candidates
30th March 2020
Personal interviews
16th 17th April 2020
Announcement of admitted candidates
22nd April 2020
Monsoon semester 2019 begins
27th July 2020


For more details visit – https://admissions.cept.ac.in/doctoral