Master of Technology in Construction Engineering & Management

CEPT University

Program Description

Master of Technology in Construction Engineering & Management

CEPT University

Master of Technology in Construction Engineering & Management

Faculty of Technology – CEPT University


WHAT IS (CEM)?

CEM - Construction Engineering and Management at CEPT is a highly sought after program that focuses on professional management practices applied to construction projects and portfolios. It involves an array of services during planning, design, construction and post-construction phases with the purpose of achieving project objectives such as management of quality, cost, time and scope.


WHY STUDY (CEM)?

Construction managers play a crucial role in the development of built environment and infrastructure by ensuring efficient and timely implementation of construction projects. CEPT University offers a two-year full-time post-graduate program leading to Master of Technology (M. Tech) in Construction Engineering and Management. This program aims to train engineers and architects to become competent professionals in the field of construction engineering and project management.

The training of professionals as part of this program focuses on following areas: project management, contracts management, construction quality, safety, and equipment management, supply chain management of construction projects, modern construction materials and technologies, and computer applications in construction.

Graduates of this program can build successful careers in construction management, with leading government and private agencies. Many choose to work with leading construction organizations, infrastructure developers and advisory firms in the country and abroad. Some graduates undertake doctoral studies and further research at some of the best universities and research institutions across the world. At a time when infrastructure sector in India is rapidly growing, the opportunities for construction management professionals expanding too.


Curriculum


The training of professionals as part of M. Tech (Construction Engineering and Management) program focuses on following areas: project management, construction management, contracts management, construction quality, safety and equipment management, supply chain management of construction projects, modern construction materials and technologies, computer applications in construction (ERP, MS Project, Primavera), and building information modelling (BIM) for construction industry. Students also have to enroll in travel and documentation programs, and intern in construction projects to widen their exposure.

Eligibility


Minimum Qualifications & Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the M.Tech. program in the general category should have a minimum of 55 % aggregate marks and those in the reserved categories should have a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks in Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Architecture/Construction Technology/Civil/Environmental from a recognized university/institution.

Applicant must have cleared XII Examination in science stream with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Seats

Sanctioned Intake: 24

Admission Procedure


Admission Process for the Program on Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Construction Engineering and Management (CEM)


Application process:

As per the decision of the University, the entire application process will be conducted online. Admission form is common for all above three programs and a single form is required to be filled to get admission in any of above programs.


Eligibility criteria for applications:

Applicants for the M.Tech. program in the general category should have a minimum of 55 % aggregate marks and those in the reserved categories should have a minimum of 50 % aggregate marks in qualifying degree (or equivalent) from a recognized University / Institution. Candidate must have cleared XII Examination in science stream with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects.

Name of Program Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying degree)
M.Tech. CEM Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Environmental Engineering and Architecture


Evaluation process of applications received:

This will be done in five stages as mentioned below:

Stage 1 - Scrutiny for eligibility: All applications received will be scrutinized based on information provided/uploaded in the application forms. This scrutiny is to check whether the applicant meets eligibility criteria mentioned above. Only those applicants who meet the eligibility criteria and pass the scrutiny will be considered for Stage 2 (Entrance exam).

Stage 2 - Shortlisting of applicants based on entrance exam: All eligible applicants will be called for the entrance exam. This stage includes shortlisting of applicants qualifying for Personal Interviews. The shortlisting will be based on a merit list prepared using the following criteria of academic performance and entrance exam:

Process Criterion Sr. No Evaluation Criteria Weightage Total Weightage
Shortlisting for the Third stage 1
2
Masters / Bachelors percentage marks (Average cumulative Percentage of all semesters of Qualifying Degree)*

Entrance exam [Verbal English (30%), Analytical Ability (30%) & Mathematical Ability (40%)]

20
40
60%

*Note: In case last semester results are pending then percentages till the penultimate semester will be considered.

Top 250 applicants will be called for Stage 3 (Personal Interview). Please note that at this stage all reserved category applicants who have appeared for the exam will be called for the personal interview process.

Stage 3 - Evaluation through personal interview: The personal interviews for all shortlisted applicants will be evaluated by a panel of faculty members using the below-given criteria and weightages:

Process Criterion Sr. No Evaluation Criteria Weightage Total Weightage
Personal Interview
Work Experience
3
4
Subject knowledge with reference to their disciplines/basic degree

No of months of work experience (marks will be given in proportion to the number of years of experience ranging from a minimum of 1 year to maximum 5 years)

30
10
40%


Stage 4 – Preparation of merit list:
A consolidated merit list will be prepared by adding the marks of the academic performance and entrance exam (stage 2); and marks of personal interview and work experience (stage 3). This means that consolidated merit list will be based on marks obtained in all the 4 criteria given in the tables of Stage 2 and 3. Note that single merit list will be generated for all M.Tech. programs excluding BEP.

The entire consolidated merit list of the applicants interviewed will be displayed on the CEPT website. Applicants will be called based on their rank in merit list for counseling (Stage 5) at CEPT campus.

Stage 5 – Counseling: Counseling will be held at CEPT campus. A selected number of applicants will have to come in person to the campus on the day of counseling. Applicants will be offered seats in all three M.Tech. programs based on availability as well as eligibility criteria and will have to choose one to get admission in that particular program. In case of not getting admission in the program as per his/her choice, he/she will have to fill up preference at the time of counseling only. In case of any vacancy in particular program in future, vacant seat will be filled by next eligible candidate based on preference filled.

Fees & Financial Aid


Fees for Academic Year 2018-19 will be updated soon.


Student Financial Aid

Please be informed that you can avail Pre Admission Scholarship (Means cum Merit) by filling up the scholarship form. Scholarships ranging from 25% to 75% of the annual tuition fee will be awarded to selected students from among the eligible applications.

Last date for submission of Scholarship is 20th April 2018


Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Students with family income less than Rs. 10 lacs per annum are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • Recipients of the 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.


Important Instructions:

  • University holds the right to reject the scholarship application, in case of absence of any required supporting documents to be submitted by the applicant.
  • The award of the Scholarship will be announced along with your Admission Offer Letter, however, the amount will be disbursed after one month from the beginning of semester/lectures.


For any further clarification in this regard please contact Admissions Office in below mentioned contact details.

Admissions Office

Phone: 1800-270-4030

Email: admissions@cept.ac.in


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This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 28, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
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2 years
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India - Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Sept. 2018
India - Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Application deadline Request Info
Applications for national students will be closed by 20th April and for International students by 30th April 2018.
End date Request Info
Price Fees for Academic Year 2018-19 will be updated soon.