Entrance Procedure

ENTRANCE PROCEDURE
AND CONDITIONS FOR ACCEPTANCE

INTO THE STUDY AT THE CTU IN PRAGUE
FACULTY OF TRANSPORTATION SCIENCES
FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 - 2021

(WITH DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 31ST March 2020)


OVERVIEW OF STUDY PROGRAMS TAUGHT IN ENGLISH

The entrance procedure for applicants for the academic year 2020 - 2021 will take place in the following bachelor degree programme and fields.

Bachelor study programme
Technology in Transportation and Telecommunications
standard length of study: 3 years; degree: Bc. (bachelor)

field of study code form language place
Air Transport LED full-time english Prague
Professional Pilot PIL full-time english Prague

The entrance procedure for the master's degree programme taught in English will be announced at the earliest possible date in early 2020 (with a postponement deadline).

The full-time study takes the form of daily classes. It consists of lectures and seminars in individual study courses. Study is project-oriented, which means that students choose their student project.

The fee for study programs taught in English is given by Appendix 5 „Study fees“ to the CTU Statute The specification of the fee payment and the study conditions will be set in the agreement between the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences and a student. The fee for study in English is currently set out as follows:

  • 55 000 CZK per one semester of study in bachelor degree study programme
  • 66 000 CZK per one semester of study in master degree study programme

 

BASIC INFORMATION AND IMPORTANT DATES

The term of submission of applications:
  

by 31st March 2020

the term applies equally to:

  • filling out the electronic application on site prihlaska.cvut.cz
  • payment of an administrative fee
Open day at Faculty of Transportation Sciences:

For study in Prague:

  • Friday 31st January 2020
  • CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences, Horská 3, Praha 2
Period of (and place of) entrance examinations:

from 1st June 2020 to 26th June 2020
in Prague for applicants for:

  • bachelor’s degree study programme
Alternative period of entrance examinations: from 1st September 2020 to 11th September 2020
Results of entrance procedure 26th June 2020
Registration to the study September 2020
Start of teaching in the academic year 2020 – 2021 21st September 2020

Applications for the studies in Prague
Information on studies in Prague: Eva Vicenová
Study department of CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences
Konviktská 20, Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC
cell phone: + 420 770 138 720
phone: + 420 224 359 542, + 420 224 359 508
e-mail: vicenova@fd.cvut.cz

 

PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS

The submission of a filled application form is necessary for the beginning of the entrance procedure. The number of submitted application forms is not limited.

1) Filling out the electronic application form (will be possible from 1st January 2020)

Applicants have to fill out the electronic application form:

Applicants have to specify in the application form:

  • type of study programme (bachelor)
  • form of study (full-time)
  • field of study (LED, PIL)

2) Payment of the administration fee

There is an administrative fee of 800 CZK for the tasks connected with entrance procedures (for each application form).

The fee must be paid by the deadline for submission of applications - 31st March 2020.

Payment can be made by internet card payment at the internet address prihlaska.cvut.cz (we prefer this payment method).

It is also possible to pay the fee by cashless transfer by bank transfer or by postal order according to the information below.

 

Administrative fee
fee 800 CZK 
bank Komerční banka a. s., Praha 1
account number 19 – 3322370227 / 0100
SWIFT KOMBCZPPXXX
IBAN CZ6301000000193322370227
reference number 77777
constant symbol

378 – cashless transfer
379 – postal order

specific symbol application code
company registration number 68407700

3) Acceptance of the application as the beginning of the entrance procedure

The completed and paid application will be accepted into the entrance procedure only after the payment has been paired with the submitted application. Applicants can check the status of the application in their electronic application form. Payments made and sent after the deadline will not be accepted.

The last day for filling out the application form and paying the administrative fee is 31st March 2020.

 

ADMISSION CONDITIONS

In accordance with the written instructions from the Faculty (delivered in a registered letter during May 2020), all applicants will submit documents listed below no later than the day of the entrance examination (or term set in the sent information).

1) Proof of previous educational attainment

All applicants shall submit an officially certified copy of their previous successfully completed studies according to the type of study programme.

The condition of the bachelor’s degree study programme is the completion of full secondary education with a school-leaving exam. All applicants shall submit a certified copy of a school-leaving exam certificate.

The applicants who completed full secondary education with a school-leaving exam abroad will submit a validated school-leaving exam certificate – called nostrification (except for those who have completed full secondary education with a school-leaving exam in the Slovak Republic).

2) Proof of knowledge of English language
(for all studies taught in English)

Applicants for study in the study fields of PIL and LED (taught in English) are required to prove their knowledge of English. Knowledge of at least B2 level is required. (Certificates older than five years at the date of application will not be accepted.)
The level of English can be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • citizenship of the state with the official language "English"
  • confirmation of successful completion of previous studies in English
  • confirmation of successful completion of the English language examination at the Department of Languages and Humanities of the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences. (Details of the examination are given in Article VII.)
  • internationally recognized certificate
  • documentation of proficiency in English at minimum level B2

 

ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS AND CRITERIA OF THEIR EVALUATION

The applicants will be accepted to the study after fulfilling all the previously mentioned conditions and on the basis of evaluation criteria set for each study field.

The acceptance criterion is the number of achieved points. The final number of points of each applicant is based on the result of the entrance examination. The ranking of candidates is created by the number of points.

The minimum number of points required for admission to the study is set for each study field.

The entrance examination will take place during one day in the period from 1st June 2020 to 26th June 2020 in Prague. Date, time, and place of the entrance examination will be stated in the invitation to the entrance examination that will be delivered to the applicants by means of a registered letter sent by the Faculty at least 3 weeks before the date of the exam.

In case the applicant is not able to attend the entrance examination in Prague on the assigned date and time, and when the applicant excuses himself with the faculty’s study department no later than on the day of the entrance examination, he/she may be given opportunity to attend alternate entrance examination. Alternate entrance examination for excused applicants will take place in the period from 1st September 2020 to 11th September 2020.

1) Study field Air Traffic
(LED)

Applicants for the studies are to take a written entrance examination in mathematics.

Evaluation of results of the entrance procedure is based on the result of the written entrance examination

  • maximum total score is 100 points
  • the minimum number of points required to be accepted to the study for the academic year 2020 – 2021 is set at 30

(Applicants who have passed the common (state) part of the school-leaving examination in the Czech republic do not take the written examination. The final number of points is determined on the basis of the results of the school-leaving examination – see the rules described in the Dean's Directive n. 14/2019.)

Evaluation of written entrance examination in mathematics

In the written mathematics test the applicant should demonstrate the ability to independently solve problems within the scope of secondary school mathematics of average difficulty

  • duration of the multiple-choice mathematics test is 70 minutes
  • it consists of a set of 15 maths problems; for 10 of them the applicants can score 1 point for each correct answer and 2 points for the remaining 5 problems
  • maximum score is 20 points
  • for the written examination the applicants will bring writing implements and several blank sheets of paper (format A4) only
  • the use of other aids and electronic devices including mobile phones is strictly prohibited

The results of the written entrance examination in mathematics are recalculated to a score of 0 to 100 points according to the formula:

vzorec 1

Legend to the formula:

  • VPB ............. total score
  • BMA ............. number of points obtained in the written entrance exam in mathematics (0 to 20)
  • M = 0 ............ the applicant does not have a school-leaving exam certificate
  • M = 1 ............ the applicant has a school-leaving exam certificate

2) Study field Professional Pilot
(PIL)

Applicants for the studies are to take a written entrance examination in mathematics and also a written test for the English language.

Evaluation of results of the entrance procedure is based on the result of the written entrance examination

  • maximum total score is 100 points
  • the minimum number of points required to be accepted to the study for the academic year 2020 – 2021 is set at 50

Evaluation of written entrance examination

In the written mathematics test the applicant should demonstrate the ability to independently solve problems within the scope of secondary school mathematics of average difficulty

  • duration of the multiple-choice mathematics test is 70 minutes
  • it consists of a set of 15 maths problems; for 10 of them the applicants can score 1 point for each correct answer and 2 points for the remaining 5 problems
  • maximum score is 20 points
  • for the written examination the applicants will bring writing implements and several blank sheets of paper (format A4) only
  • the use of other aids and electronic devices including mobile phones is strictly prohibited

In the written English test, the applicant demonstrates the ability to use intermediate knowledge of English. The written exam in English takes 60 minutes, and the maximum score is 20 points.

The results of the written entrance examination in mathematics and English are recalculated to a score of 0 to 100 points according to the formula:

vzorec 4

Legend to the formula:

  • VPB ............. total score
  • BJA ............. number of points obtained in the written entrance exam in English (0 to 20)
  • BMA ............ number of points obtained in the written entrance exam in mathematics (0 to 20)
  • M = 0 ........... the applicant does not have a school-leaving exam certificate
  • M = 1 ........... the applicant has a school-leaving exam certificate

By passing the entrance examination, the applicant takes note of the following preconditions for successful practical pilot training:

  • the need to obtain proof of Medical certificate before the beginning of practical flight training
    • Class 1 Medical Certificate (issued according to EASA, FAA or DGCA standards)
    • in the case of non-EASA Medical certificate, the applicant will be required to obtain Class 1 Medical certificate compliant with EASA standards at The Institute of Aviation medicine in Prague
    • costs associated with obtaining Medical certificate is paid by the applicant, and in any case, he/she cannot claim reimbursement of the fee from the Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences
  • the ability to cover the financial costs of practical pilot training from his/her own financial resources
    • training can only be done in an integrated ATP(A) course compliant with EASA
    • costs associated with practical pilot training are estimated at approximately 1 450 000 CZK

 

RESULTS OF THE ENTRANCE PROCEDURE

The results of the entrance procedure will be published by 26th June 2020. Applicants can find the results in the application prihlaska.cvut.cz after entering their application code.

The Dean's decision of acceptance will be delivered to applicants in writing (within 30 days from the verification of all conditions). The decision also includes a statement of reasons and guidance on the possibility of appeal against the decision within 30 days of its notification. The applicant has the right to access the file only after the decision has been notified.

Notification of admission to study gives applicants the right to enroll in studies. The faculty shall communicate the date of enrollment to the admitted applicants together with the decision on admission to study.

The applicant becomes a student on the day of enrollment.

 

COURSES FOR APPLICANTS

1) Examination in English

Examination of the level of English language is intended for registered applicants. The examination verifies the knowledge of English at the level of at least B2.

  • the examination is guaranteed by the Department of Languages and Humanities
  • the examination is in written and oral form
  • the examination takes place and terms set by the department
  • the examination is charged by fee 2500 CZK
  • the contact person is Mgr. Barbora Horackova (e-mail: horacbar@fd.cvut.cz)

 

 

Useful links and informations for applicants

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ENTRANCE PROCEDURE
for the academic year 2020 – 2021
and THE CONDITIONS FOR ACCEPTANCE
into the study at the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences

Details will be complemented until the end of January 2020.

Useful links and informations for applicants

Announcement of the entrance procedure to a doctoral degree study at the CTU in Prague Faculty of Transportation Sciences


in study fields:

  • Transportation Systems and Technology (3708V009)
  • Technology and Management in Transportation and Telecommunications (3708V024)
  • Engineering Informatics of Transportation and Communication (3902V036)
  • Air Traffic Control and Management (3708V017)
  • Transportation Logistics (3706V006)

The entrance test will take place on 12th June 2019 at 9:00 am at the CTU Faculty of Transportation Sciences, room no. 314, Konviktská 20, Praha 1. Applicants are going to write a test from 9 am and then they are going to have an entrance interview from 2 pm.

The deadline for submission of applications: 31st May 2019 at the Division of Science and Research, Konviktská 20, Praha 1, room no. 210.

Starting date: 1st October 2019

Conditions for acceptance soubor pdf  (~71.1 kB) into doctoral degree study programmes.


prof. Ing. Ondřej Jiroušek, Ph.D.
Vice-dean for science and research


General topics of dissertation thesis soubor pdf  (~495.5 kB) published by individual departments are available on the faculty website and the official board of CTU Faculty of Transportation.

Tests from the English and Mathematics can be practised:

  • English - sample test soubor pdf  (~11.1 kB)
  • Probability and Mathematical Statistic soubor pdf  (~114.6 kB)
  • Mathematical Analysis soubor pdf  (~49.8 kB)

Administrative fee of 650 CZK for the tasks connected with entrance procedures is due on the day of submission of an application onto Faculty´s account at Komerční banka, account no. 19-3322370227/0100 (SWIFT KOMBCZPPXXX; IBAN CZ6301000000193322370227), variable symbol 6010001. Fee may be paid through a transfer (in the message to the recipient state your name) or through money order (collectible at the Division of Science and Research). The application form soubor doc  (~534.4 kB).

The application will not be registered without a proof of payment of this fee and a payment order will not be considered as relevant proof.



Administered by:
Division of Science and Research, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Transportation Science, Konviktská 20, Praha 1
Jana Katarína Knapová, tel. 224355095, e-mail: knapova@fd.cvut.cz