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:

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  • 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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63 thoughts on “IMU CET 2017 Entrance Exam


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

  2. sir can you get me the date of imu cet 2016 form .

  3. Vedant Lal says:

    What is the official site for the application of the imu cet forms ???

  4. sir what is date for imu cet 2016?

  5. Ravi Ranjan says:

    Sir I have done my payment but it shows not completed but payment has withdrawn from my account..plz confirm me registration no-CET1608666

  6. Ravi Ranjan says:

    No any acknowledgement recieved by application form only from my account…

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

  7. prashant sharma says:

    How can i fill the form after last date any provison with fine??

  8. Akhil singh says:

    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)

  9. sudheer kasarapu says:

    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,
      Yes it is conducted twice a year, once for the February batch and other for August batch.

      • abhishek yadav says:

        when did feb batch date will come for imu cet

        • 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

  11. 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.

  12. abhishek yadav says:

    is there any exam in december for imu cet

  13. 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..

  14. I have 55% in pcm. And 66% in English … I eligible to sit in imu cet 2016 dec.

  15. Tapish sharma says:

    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.

      • Tapish sharma says:

        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!!

      • Tapish sharma says:

        Pls inform us sir..the dates as soon as possible so that i could prepare accordingly.
        Thank you sir!!

        • Hi,
          Yes we would definitely update you with the same as soon as we get any information regarding it.

  16. Sir,
    i couldn’t attend the last imu cet 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.

  17. Kuldeep Kumar says:

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

  18. Tapish sharma says:

    Hi sir,
    Sir are the dates published for the exam..??

    • Hi,
      Kindly note that the dates are not yet out, we would update the same as soon as we get any official notification.

  19. siva bala erparaju says:

    Good evening sir..
    my son is studying now 12th class (pcm)
    eligible for 2017 IMU CET?
    Please confirm.

  20. Sir please tell me something about the dates application form of imu cet for Feb batch 2017

  21. sir , will there be any CET that is going to be conducted in the upcoming months ?
    And how many CETexams are conducted in a year ?

    • Hi,
      IMU CET is conducted twice a year. The exam for February batch is generally held in December and for August batch is held in the month of June.

  22. ArJUN Aromal says:

    when will be the imu cet exam on december .1st week or last week of december

  23. mayank kushwaha says:

    please provide me the link of official website from where i can apply for registration in IMU CET.

  24. Manoj Guru Moorthy says:

    I would like to join DNS in the february batch 2017.
    Is there any IMU CET for that feb batch to br conducted..???

  25. karan Singh says:

    Sir, I am interested in joining Merchant Navy as a deck cadet officer which course should I prefer DNS or in NS .I am a 12th appearing student I want to appear for the IMU CET 2017.
    Please give me proper information how can i join merchant navy as a deck cadet!

  26. vidushi vijaywargiya says:

    sir can u please let me know the date when 2017 application forms will be available

  27. Dr. Albin John says:

    Hi Sir,
    I wanted to know that will my brother be eligible to appear for imu cet as he will be appearing for his 12th exam this year in march and the results will be out by the last week of may, so during the process of filling the application form i wont be able to unload his 12th passing certificate as u have asked for it in the lists of documents to be uploaded.

  28. Hello sir
    i am currently in diploma in automobile engineering final year and i want to know that am i elligible to apply for imu cet 2017.

  29. Tapish sharma says:

    Sir is there any benefit for giving DNS exam for 2017. I’m presently studying in 12th

  30. Supratip ghoshal says:

    Sir,I’m studying in class 12 under result will come out after june.therefore,how can I provide my 12th pass certificate at the time of filling application form?

  31. Ravi Anand says:

    Sir, i have passed in 12th xm with 79% and i would like to join IMU for marine engineer. So i would like to ask when the xm is goin to held for such admission in IMU. And how many xm is being taken to do so by IMU.

  32. nirmal akash says:

    now, I am in 12th and going to appear in Feb Xam
    am I eligible for imu cet entrance??
    am I ??
    then which batch??

  33. Nikhil Chawla says:

    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 ??

  34. SACHIN NEHE says:


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