IMU CET 2017 Entrance Exam

IMU CET 2017 – The Indian Maritime University i.e. the IMU is the university that provides educational courses relating to the maritime sector. This university is known as one of the centralized university that meets all the needs of the workforce. The university conducts a common entrance test known as IMU CET 2017 Exam every year to select candidates for various courses offered by them. Read all about the IMU CET 2017 Exam below.

IMU CET 2017 Exam Summary
Exam Name: Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Also known as: IMU CET
Exam level: University Level
Conducting authority: Indian Maritime University
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

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IMU CET 2017 Courses Offered

There are the following courses offered by the IMU University to the candidates who pass the IMU CET 2017 Exam. These are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
  • Tech. (Marine Engineering)
  • Sc. Ship building and repair
  • Sc. Nautical Science
  • Sc. Maritime Science
  • Master of Technology (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
  • Master of Technology (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)
  • MBA Port and Shipping
  • MBA Logistics
  • MBA Infrastructure
  • PG Diploma in Marine Engineering
  • PhD non-residential
  • LLM (Maritime Law)

IMU CET Exam Center

The campuses of IMU CET 2017 may located at various cities. These are:

  • Kochi
  • Cochin
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Vishakhapatnam

IMU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The exam officials have introduced a series of eligibility conditions that must be satisfied by the candidates in order to participate in the IMU CET 2017 Exam and avail the admissions to the various courses offered by the university. These vary according to the courses. The conditions for different courses are given as follows:

For DNS Course:

  • Candidates are required to have passed the 12th class qualifying exam with at least 60% marks with Physics, Chemistry and Maths as the compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates need to pass the B.Sc in any of the subjects (Physics/Chemistry/Maths/Electronics) with at least 55% marks.
  • Tech. candidates need to have 50% in English to be eligible for IMU CET 2017.

For B. Sc. (3 years):

  • Candidates need to have secured 60% marks in PCM subjects and 50% in English in the 12th If the candidates wants to pursue B. Tech. in Ship building and repair only must have minimum 50% marks.

For B. Tech. (Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture):

  • Candidates need to have minimum 60% marks in PCM and 50% in English in the qualifying exam. Candidates who want admission in the 2nd year via IMU CET 2017 Exam needs to have a diploma in the same disciplines.

For PG diploma in Marine Engineering:

  • Candidates need to have 50% in the B. Tech. / BE.

For M. Tech. (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering):

  • Candidates need to have secured minimum 60% marks in B. Tech.

For MBA:

  • Candidates need to have 50% marks in any discipline as per the norms of admission via IMU CET 2017.

For LLM (Maritime):

  • Candidate needs to have scored 50% in Law.

Age Limit:

The age limits for the candidates belonging to different categories is different for applying for the IMU CET 2017 Exam. It is as follows:

  • General Category students: Age not greater than 25 years.
  • SC/ST/PD candidates: Age not more than 30 years.

Seat Reservation:

  • SC candidates: 15% quota
  • OBC Candidates: 27% (part of non-creamy layer)
  • ST candidates: 7.5%
  • DA candidates: 3%

IMU CET 2017 Application Form

Candidates need to fill the application form for applying to the IMU CET 2017 Exam. Candidates can fill the online application form on the official exam portal of IMU. Read all the details regarding the application form below:

  • The application form will be made available for filling in the month of January and March according to the two batches.
  • The mode of application is online.
  • The candidates need to log on to the official website and click on the link named “Apply Online”.
  • There, a detailed application form for the Exam of IMU CET 2017 shall open that the candidates need to fill in. It shall ask the candidate to fill in the following details.

Candidate’s name
Father’s name
Mother’s name
Date of birth
Postal address
Email address
Educational qualification

  • Candidates must then submit the completed application form for the IMU CET 2017 Exam by clicking the submit button.
  • Candidates need to upload the necessary documents required into the application form.
  • Then the candidates shall be required to pay the application fee by entering the bank slip details.
  • After submitting the fee, candidates must take a print out of the application fee for future reference.

IMU CET 2017 Application Fee:

The application fee for the candidates belonging to different categories is as follows:

  • For general category candidates: Rs.1000/-
  • For Reserved category candidates: Rs.700/-

IMU CET 2017 Documents Required:

Candidates need to upload the following documents while filling the application form.

  • Certificate of proof of reserved category.
  • High school passing certificate or any other as the proof of age.
  • Certificate of passing class 12th.
  • Provisional certificate in case of graduation passing.
  • Any other documents as required.

IMU CET 2017 Exam Pattern

The IMU CET 2017 Exam follows the exam pattern given below. Candidates are advised to go through it to prepare well for the exam.

  • Type of questions asked: Multiple choice-type questions.
  • The total number of questions: 180.
  • The total time duration: 3 hours.
  • Subjects from which questions are asked: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, General Knowledge, English, and Aptitude.

IMU CET 2017 Result

The result for the IMU CET 2017 Exam will be announced after the exam will be conducted successfully. Candidates who pass the exam shall be included in the result. On the basis of the result, a merit list of candidates will be prepared which shall decide which candidates will be selected. The candidates will be informed with the result for the exam of IMU CET 2017 on the online official portal only. Candidates can enter their roll number and date of birth to check their result.

IMU CET 2017 Exam Dates

IMU CET Exam Events Important Dates (Tentatives)
Last date for Online Registration May 2017

Hall Ticket can be downloaded From May 2017
Date of Computer-Based CETs June 2017
Date of Publication of Results June 2017
Date(s) of Counselling for all UG & PG Programmes May 2017 to June 2017
Certificate Verification August 2017
Date of Commencement of Programmes August 2017

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  1. I want to go for deck cadet.When will the IMU CET forms be availaible .
    How we can get company sponsorship?

  2. Sir I have done my payment but it shows not completed but payment has withdrawn from my account..plz confirm me registration no-CET1608666

    • Hi,
      An acknowledgement would be recieved after the university goes through the application form after the last date.

  3. Hi I have completed Msc Maths from MU and I would like to join Merchant navy am I eligible for it.I have even not filled the form which was in available online.Plz suggest me how can I apply for DNS(Nautical science)

  4. Hii,
    Sir my name is sudheer ,I have completed my intermediate i want to join merchant navy. So plz let me know am I eligible ,if eligible let me know what was the date of examination.

    • Hi,
      Yes you would be eligible, but you would have to apply for the next year as this year final date of application and exam date is over too.

        • Hi,
          The official notification is not yet released, the tentative dates are as follows:

          Online Registration window opens from : October 2016
          Last date for Online Registration : Dec 2016
          Date of Computer – Based CET : Last Week Dec 2016, 2pm – 5pm
          Date of Publication of Results : January 2017
          Date of Commencement of Programmes : February 2017

  5. Hello sir, I have passed 10+2 with 60% in PCM and 69% in english through open schooling board. Am i eligible for imu cet 2017.

  6. sir, I had applied for 2016 june imu cet exam.But I couldn’t attend it.So I’m waiting for the next one.Is there another one in this year? It would be a great help if you reply..

  7. R/s
    I want to know the exact date of IMU cet exam for 2017. Presently i am studying in 12th nd after exams i would be preparing for IMU cet exam , but the main problem is that i am not getting the date of exam, and the official site is also not there to apply . So please help me to get rid of this problem

    • Hi,
      The official dates are not released yet released by the university, we would update the same as soon the official date is released.

      • So i think that the dates will be releasing in 2017 probably, but sir please inform us as soon the dates are released so that we would prepare accordingly.!!
        Thank you sir!!

  8. Sir,
    i couldn’t attend the last imu cet exam.so iam waiting for the next one in this year. Is it true that this exam is conducted twice a year..? if so, can you please inform me the approximate date of the publication of the official notification of the exam.

  9. sir,
    i will be completing my B.tech in 2017.can i apply for IMU CET exam for DNS course.i have passed 12th three years back.am i eligible or not??
    please reply

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