Apply for the engineering programme

For international students access to the engineering programme is via CASTing, a double degree programme or the fast-track engineering programme.

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

15 places (10 engineering programme and 5 degree apprenticeships)

  • Places are available in the Ecoles Centrale group (Lyon, Nantes, Lille, Marseille) for students with a three year degree in Science.
  • Graduates 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.

Applications Process

  • Application deadline: 12 March 2021 (midnight)
  • Written examinations: early June
  • Oral examinations: early June
  • Eligibility board: 17-18 May 2021
learn more: https://casting.ec-lyon.fr/

Double Degree - international students

85 places open to international students selected by our partner institutions.

Students must complete at least one semester of the first year programme.

Double Degree - architecture / management / naval studies

25 places

Open to students from Audencia Business School, ensa Nantes and L'Ecole Navale de Brest for a double degree programme (Management and Engineering, Architecture and Engineering, Naval studies and Engineering respectively).

Fast-track engineering programme

10 places open to students with a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in science

Competitive Entrance Examinations

NB Only students from classes préparatoires are eligible to apply for the Centrale Supélec, ATS and banque PT competitive entrance examinations:

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

263 places: 

  • MP-MP: 115 places | MP Cycle International: 2 places
  • PC-PC: 60 places | PC Cycle International: 2 places
  • PSI-PSI: 75 places | PSI Cycle International: 2 places
  • TSI: 8 places

Applications:

  • Apply online: www.scei-concours.fr from 10/12/20 to 12/01/21 - 5 pm - no applications accepted after the deadline
  • Upload required documents by 19/01/21 - 5 pm

Examinations:

  • Written examinations: 20/04/21 to 23/04/21
  • Oral examinations: 21/06/21 to 18/07/21

Admissions:

  • Choice registration: 01/02/21 to 23/07/21 - 12 am
  • 1st offer: 26/07/21 - 2 pm
  • 2nd offer: 30/07/21 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers (Tuesdays at 2 pm): 24/08, 31/08 and 07/09
learn more: https://www.scei-concours.fr

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

15 places

Applications:

  • Pre-register online 10/02/21 to 10/03/21 - 12 am. No applications accepted after the deadline.
  • Upload required documents: 10/02/2021 to 22/03/21

Examinations

  • Written examinations: 10/05/21 to 12/05/21
  • Oral examinations: 21/06/21 to 24/06/20 (provisional dates)

Admissions

  • Choice registration: 28/05/21 to 04/07/21 - 12 am
  • Eligibility board: 04/06/21
  • Admissions board: 26/06/20
  • 1st offer: 02/07/21 - 4 pm
  • 2nd offer: 08/07/21 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers: 26/07, 24/08 and 31/08
learn more: http://concours.ensea.fr/

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

10 places

Applications

  • Apply online: www.scei-concours.fr from 10/12/20 to 12/01/21 - 5 pm - No applications accepted after the deadline.
  • Upload documents by 19/01/21 - 5 pm.

Examinations

  • Written examinations: 03/05/21 to 12/06/21
  • Oral and practical examinations: 17/06/21 to 05/07/21 at ENS Cachan/Paris-Saclay and from 21/06/21 to 02/07/21 at Arts et Métiers.

Admissions

  • Choice registration: 01/02/21 to 23/07/21 - 12 pm
  • Eligibility board: 12/06/21 - 6 pm
  • Admissions board: 24/07/21 - 6pm
  • 1st offer: 26/07/21 - 2 pm
  • 2nd offer: 30/07/21 - 2 pm
  • Subsequent offers: 24/08, 31/08, 07/09
learn more: http://www.banquept.fr
Published on February 18, 2020 Updated on January 13, 2021