IMU CET 2018 Exam – Details of Entrance Exam

IMU CET 2018 Exam– 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 2018 Exam every year to select candidates for various courses offered by them.

Read all about the IMU CET 2018 Exam below.

IMU CET 2018 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

IMU CET 2018 Exam

IMU CET 2018 Courses Offered

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There are the following courses offered by the IMU University to the candidates who pass the IMU CET 2018 Exam. These are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
  • Tech. (Marine Engineering)
  • Sc. Shipbuilding 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 2018 may be located in various cities. These are:

  • Kochi
  • Cochin
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Vishakhapatnam

IMU CET 2018 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 2018 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 2018.

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 want to pursue B. Tech. in Shipbuilding 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 2018 Exam need 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 2018.

For LLM (Maritime):

  • Candidate needs to have scored 50% in Law.

Age Limit:

The age limits for the candidates belonging to different categories are 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 2018 Exam Application Form

Candidates need to fill the application form for applying for the IMU CET 2018 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 April 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Exam Pattern

The IMU CET 2018 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 2018 Result

The result of the IMU CET 2018 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 of the result of the exam of IMU CET 2018 on the online official portal only. Candidates can enter their roll number and date of birth to check their result.

IMU CET 2018 Exam Dates

Events Dates
Online Application Process Begins. 1st Week of April 2018*.
Online Application Process Ends. 2nd Week of May 2018*.
Admit Card Availability. 3rd Week of May 2018*.
Entrance Examination Date. 1st Week of June 2018*.
Result Declaration Date. 2nd Week of June 2018*.
Online Counselling Begins. 2nd Week of June 2018*.
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    • Hello Rahul,
      IMU CET conducts twice a year, the recent session was of May and the next session we will update as soon as the official conducting authority will announce it

  1. Sir,
    Please let me know NRI (gulf)12th CBSE student need to attend IMU CET test 2018 in order to apply for
    B-tech in Marine engineering at any institutes in India.

    • Hello Reghu,
      We are providing the list of colleges in India which offers B.Tech in Marine Engineering course
      1. HIMT College | Kilpauk, Chennai
      2. Maharashtra Academy of Naval Education and Training | Loni Kalbhor, Pune
      3. Coimbatore Marine College | Coimbatore
      4. RL Institute of Nautical Sciences | Madurai
      5. Mangalore Marine College and Technology | Mangalore

  2. Sir, I have forgotten my application number for bsc.nautical science.i couldn’t find any mail or message in my phone .. Exam date is 27/5/17..what to do now…

  3. Sir ,i have wrote my exams in 12 th but one subject is not cleared if I completed that subject in supplementary will i get admission in IMU as marine engineering

    • Hello Avinash,
      Yes you can but we advise you to check its eligibility criteria before applying, all the best

    • Hello Madhuri,
      You can try for the Indian Railways, DRDO, Indian Armed Forces, BHEL, PWD, NHAI, State Wise Road Transport boards etc, they recruit Mechanical Engineers.

  4. hello sir

    according to imu age criteria min age is 17 yrs …. I am 17 and half years would like to join dns but on application form its not accepting my age .. its showing that min age should be 18 years so please guide me what to do

    waiting for your reply

  5. Sir,
    I am in my last semester of management honours and would like to pursue the MBA programme offered.
    Am i eligible?

  6. HELLO,
    I have done up my puc in 2016,with pcmb combination and i have scored aggregate 50% in pcm
    plz,let me know if i am eligible for marine engineering,and tell me dates when r the exams held….waiting for your reply..

  7. Sir,
    How can I join merchant navy,after my class 12 exam. What are the procedure that I have to follow…plz inform me sir….Thank you

  8. hi sir now i am in 12th i want o do marine engg
    what i do for that?
    ples tell colleges name in mumbai which provide marine engg ?

  9. SIR I HAVE DONE 12 TH IN 2016 NOW I AM 17 ON MY D.OB AND MY 12 TH % is 63 AND pcm is 55% and eng is 73%….. am i eligibile for imu cet conducted test and cut off marks for bse in t.s chanakya is ????????? please solve my proble urgently and i am also bse 1st year student now with good % in my semester exams

  10. sir,i am in 11th standard (pcm) and in 10th i scored 66% in science and 80% in english..Am I eligibile for giving IMU CET 2017 ??

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