Motto in English
|Combining Awareness and Science|
|Campus||Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus|
CEPT University, formerly the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, is an academic institution located near university area in Ahmedabad, India offering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas of natural and developed environment of human society and related disciplines.
The Centre for Environment Planning & Technology was established as the School of Architecture in 1962, by The Ahmedabad Education Society (AES), followed by the School of Planning, School of Building Science and Technology and School of Interior Design in 1972, 1982 and 1991 respectively, which were established with aid from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Government of Gujarat and the Ford Foundation.
Until 2002 the institute was autonomous and awarded its own diplomas while being recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). From 2002 to 2005 it was affiliated to Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University.In 2005 it became a university through the Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology University Act, 2005. It was renamed "CEPT University" through CEPT University Act, 2010.
|Faculty of Architecture|
|Faculty of Planning|
|Faculty of Technology|
|Faculty of Design|
|Faculty of Management|
The Faculty of Architecture was established as the 'School of Architecture' in 1962. It focuses on design in the private realm.
The Faculty of Planning, focused on planning in the public realm, was established in 1972 as the 'School of Planning'.
The Faculty of Technology, which concentrates on engineering and construction, was established in 1982 as the 'School of Building Science and Technology'.
The Faculty of Design was established in 1991 as the 'School of Interior Design'. It deals with habitat related interiors, crafts, systems, and products.
The Faculty of Management was established in 2008 and offered MBA in Technology Management. It was re-christened in 2013 and it now focuses on Habitat and Project Management.
CEPT has established centres of study in the following areas:
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