Apply for the engineering programme

Entry paths for the engineering programme

The different routes of entry into the engineering programme are shown in the table below. Eligibility for each route depends on qualifications held and current study programme. Details follow below

COVID-19 / Information from the SCEI

Within the framework determined by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation on Friday 17 April, in coordination with other examinations under the aegis of SCEI and subject to health considerations during this period:
 
  • the Centrale-Supélec written examinations are due to be held from 27 June to 1 July 2020,
  • The PT entrance written examination are due to be held from 22 to 30 June 2020
  • The ATS entrance written examination are due to be held from 22 to 26 June 2020
These tests will be exactly the same as those that should have been held in April in the absence of the coronavirus outbreak. Candidates will be informed as soon as possible of the arrangements for taking these tests (location, health and safety measures, etc.) The oral examinations are cancelled. 

We offer our full support to French and international candidates who have been preparing for many months. Our desire is to preserve the fairness and excellence of the examinations. We will do our utmost to inform you very quickly of the decisions that will be taken by all the Schools and Ministries.

Due to current regulations, we inform candidates that we are unable to answer telephone calls on 05 62 47 33 43. Please direct your queries by an authenticated e-mail via the SCEI website.

CONCOURS CENTRALE SUPÉLEC - open to classe préparatoire (MP, PC, PSI and TSI) students only

265 places: 

  • MP-MP: 120 places | PC-PC: 55 places | PSI-PSI: 75 places | TSI: 10 places | International cycle: 5 places

Applications:

  • Apply online: www.scei-concours.fr from 10/10/19 to 14/01/20 - 5 pm - no applications accepted after the deadline
  • Upload required documents by 20/01/20 - 5 pm

Examinations:

  • Written examinations: 27/04/20 to 30/04/20
  • Oral examinations: 22/06/20 to 19/07/20

Admissions:

  • Choice registration: 01/02/20 to 24/07/20 - 12 pm
  • 1st offer: 27/07/20 - 2 pm
  • 2nd offer: 31/07/20 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers (Tuesdays at 2 pm): 25/08, 01/09 and 08/09
learn more: https://www.scei-concours.fr

CASTing - open to students with a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in science

A number of places are available in the Ecoles Centrale group (Lyon, Nantes, Lille, Marseille) in 2020 for students with a three year degree in Science.

Any graduate with a bachelor's degree or equivalent in science (mathematics, mathematics for computer science, mechanics, physics) who wishes to pursue engineering studies, can apply to the CASTing, (Concours d'Admission Sur Titre Ingénieur du groupe des Écoles Centrales).
To simplify the access procedure a single series of tests is held for all four schools.
 

20 places (15 engineering programme and 5 degree apprenticeship)
 

Applications

  • Application deadline: 13/03/20 - 11.59 pm

Examinations

  • Written examinations: 15/06/20 at Centrale Supélec - Gif-sur-Yvette campus
  • Oral examinations: 18/06/20 to 19/06/20 at Centrale Lyon

Admissions

  • Eligibility board: 13/05/20 to 14/05/20
learn more: https://casting.ec-lyon.fr/

Double Degree - open to international students selected by our partner institutions

CONCOURS ATS - Open to classe préparatoire (ATS) students only

15 places

Applications:

  • Pre-register online 13/02/20 to 12/03/20 - midnight
  • Upload required documents: 13/02/2020 to 23/03/20 
  • Pay fee: 13/03/20 au 23/03/20

Examinations

  • Written examinations: 11/05/20 to 13/05/20
  • Oral examinations: 16/06/20 to 19/06/20

Admissions

  • Choice registration: 05/06/20 to 28/06/20 midnight
  • Eligibility board: 05/06/20
  • Admissions board: 26/06/20
  • 1st offer: 02/0720 - 4 pm
  • 2nd offer: 13/07/20 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers: 27/07, 25/08 and 01/09
learn more: http://concours.ensea.fr/

BANQUE PT - Open to classe préparatoire (PT) students only

20 places

Applications

Examinations

  • Written examinations: 04/05/20 to 13/05/20 
  • Oral and practical examinations: 18/06/20 to 06/07/20 at ENS Cachan/Paris-Saclay and from 22/06/20 to 03/07/20 at Arts et Métiers.

Admissions

  • Choice registration: 01/02/20 to 24/07/20 - 12 pm
  • Eligibility board: 13/06/20 - 6 pm
  • Admissions board: 25/07/20 - 6pm
  • 1st offer: 27/07/20 - 2 pm
  • 2nd offer: 31/07/20 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers: 25/08, 01/09, 08/09
learn more: http://www.banquept.fr
Published on February 18, 2020 Updated on September 11, 2020