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Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test

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IMU CET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,200
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Indian Maritime University (IMU)
  • Courses:B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA , BBA, BSc
  • Streams:Engineering, Management, Science

IMU CET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card

Updated On - February 23 2023 by Akriti Maurya

IMU CET 2023 Registration will start in 4th week of March 2023. It is a National level entrance exam conducted once a year by the Indian Maritime University with the purpose to select candidates for admission to the university. Those candidates who will submit their application form before the last date along with the payment of the fee will be able to attend the exam. Through IMU CET 2023, candidates can get admission in various UG and PG Courses such as B.Tech, B.Sc., M.Tech, BBA, M.Sc., etc. Candidates can read this complete article to get more information about the application form, eligibility criteria, and admit card of IMU CET 2023.

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IMU CET 2023 Exam Status

Applicants can check the essential details of IMU CET 2023 from the below table:
Admission 2023-24IMU CET 2023 Registration will start soon

IMU CET 2023 Important Dates

Candidates can find important dates and events related to IMU CET 2023 from the given table below:

IMU CET 2023 Schedule



Application window open dateMarch 2023
IMU CET Application Form 2023 Last date May 2023
Date of Downloading Admit Cards OnlineAugust 2023
IMU CET 2023 Exam dateAugust 2023
Result dateSeptember 2023

IMU CET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can review the full IMU CET 2023 Application Form  information is given below: 
  • IMU CET Application form 2023 will release in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill out the IMU CET application form 2023 via the university's official website.
  • The entire process of filling the application form includes completing the registration process in online mode, filling the asked details in the form, uploading the required documents, and the final step of paying the application fee.
  • All applicants are advised to provide the form with their correct information. Since these details will be used in the further admission process, and if an applicant is found to have submitted false details in the application form in order to meet the eligibility requirements, their application will be automatically rejected without prior warning.
  • The candidates will be required to upload the scanned copy of their signature, photograph, 10th class Mark Sheet and other relevant documents in the prescribed format.

IMU CET 2023 Application Fee

IMU CET 2023 application fee structure is listed in the table below:
IMU CET 2023 Examination Fee
Fee Amount (in Rs.)

General and OBC category candidate


SC/ST category


Mode of Payment: The candidates will be able to pay the application fee in the following ways.
  1. Debit card
  2. Net banking
  3. Credit card.

IMU CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure their eligibility for the exam before they start filling the application form. Information on IMU CET 2023 Eligibility  is given below: 
B.Sc (Nautical Science)/ B.Tech (Marine Engineering) course eligibility:
  • Qualification Required: Applicant from any recognised board must have completed their 10+2.
  • Minimum Marks Requirement: Candidate must have a minimum aggregate of at least 50% in English and subject and 60% in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry whereas, candidates belonging to SC/ST category a relaxation of 5% marks (except the English subject) will be given.
  • Age Criteria: The age of the applicants must be between 17 and 25 years.
  B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair) Course eligibility:
  • Qualification Required: Applicants must have completed their 12th class from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks Requirement: Candidate must have a minimum aggregate of at least 50% in English subject and 50% in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry whereas, candidates belonging to SC/ST category a relaxation of 5% marks (except the English subject) will be given.
M.Tech course eligibility:
  • Qualification Criteria: Applicants must have completed B.Tech/BE in Naval Architecture/ Mechanical Engineering/ Marine Engineering from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks Requirement: The candidates must have at least 60% marks in their
MBA Course eligibility:
  • Qualification Criteria: The candidate must have completed their Bachelor’s in any of the disciplines from a recognized university or Board.
  • Minimum Marks Requirement: The candidates must have a minimum aggregate of at least 50% in English subjects and 50% in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.

How to Apply for IMU CET 2023 ?

Candidates can follow the below mentioned steps to fll the IMU CET Application form 2023.

  • Visit the official website of IMU CET.
  • Register yourself by entering details such as candidate's name, email id, mobile number, date of birth, etc.
  • After that, candidate will receive a login id and password.
  • Login and fill the other required details in the application form.
  • Upload the uploading documents i.e. photograph, signature, Class 10th mark sheet, 12th mark sheet, UG mark sheet, etc.
  • After completion of document uploading process, pay the application fee.
  • Now, submit the application form and take a printout of submitted application form for further use.

IMU CET 2023 Admit Card

Indian Maritime University will post the IMU CET 2023 Admit Card on its official online website.

  • Candidates need to check their mails regularly as a reminder will be sent to them to download the admit card.
  • The university will not be responsible for sending the admit card to the candidates by any of the means.
  • The candidates must keep in mind to carry their admit card with them on the exam day otherwise, they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
  • Significant information, such as the date and location of the test, the name of the applicant, and other personal information.
  • Students must keep their admit cards carefully until the process of admission gets completed.

IMU CET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can go through this section to get important information about the exam pattern. The details about the IMU CET 2023 Exam Pattern are given below:

Exam Pattern for IMU CET 2023
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-based Test)
Types of questionMCQ(Multiple Choice Question)
Total No of questionThere will be a total of 200 questions for UG courses and 120 questions for the PG test.
Duration3 hours
Marking Scheme

(+1) for every right answer

There will be no deduction of marks for the wrong attempt.

Information about the question paper pattern is provided in the table below:

Section-wise distribution of Marks
Subject Name
Number of Questions from each subject



General Aptitude








IMU CET 2023 Syllabus

The candidates can refer to this section to know the detailed IMU CET 2023 Syllabus given hereby:

For UG and PG services, the exam syllabus for IMU CET 2023 will be different.  The UG exam syllabus will be based on the 12th class syllabus.
For UG Courses:

The Syllabus will contain various topics from the subjects of English, General Aptitude, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics studied at the 12th level.

For M.Tech Course:

Topics from EnglishMathematics Mechanical Engineering/ Maritime Engineering/ Naval Architecture/Civil Engineering will be included in the syllabus. 
For MBA Course:
Topics such as Quantitative Ability, Data Analysis, Verbal Ability, and Logical Reasoning will be included in the syllabus.

IMU CET 2023 Preparation Tips

To improve their level of preparation, the candidates need to follow the Preparation Tips IMU CET 2023 given below for IMU CET 2023.
  • Candidates must give mock tests regularly to check their preparation level.
  •  Also, they must make short notes of every topic to revise the previously studied topic conveniently.
  • Furthermore, they must have full knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Applicants need to increase their comprehension of the latest news through TV, newspapers, internet, news apps, etc.
  • Candidates need to follow a proper time- table.
  • Applicants must study from books by famous authors.
  • They must take care of their diet and have an adequate amount of rest.
  • The candidates need to give equal time to all the subjects and focus more on the subject in which they find difficult.
  • Also, to relieve their tension, the applicant must practise yoga or meditation.

IMU CET 2023 Result

After the satisfactory completion of the test, the IMU CET Result 2023 will be published on the official website.
  • The candidates need to go to the official website and log in using their login credentials to check their results.
  • Also, the scorecard will be released online.
  • The scorecard will also be issued with the IMU CET Rank list 2023 and mark data secured by the candidate.
  • After testing their outcome, the applicant would come to know about their qualifying status for the therapy process.

IMU CET 2023 Cut Off

The cut-off for the exam would depend on several variables, such as the difficulty level of the question paper, seat availability, etc.
  • The candidate scoring the minimum cutoff marks as decided by the university will be qualifying to attend the counselling round.
  • The qualifying candidates will be able to apply to many colleges.

IMU CET 2023 Counselling

  • Qualifying applicants will be expected to register to enrol in the IMU CET 2023 Counselling programme.
    The counselling process will be conducted at IMU campuses themselves.
  • Various campuses will conduct their counselling separately.
  • The candidates will also have to take their original documents for the document verification process.
  • The candidates will also be required to take their physical fitness certificate with them.
  • The applicants will also be required to download their counselling letter and also pay the counselling fee to take part in the counselling process.
  • The candidates will be allotted the seats based on the ranks they have secured in the entrance exam.

Courses offered through IMU CET

The candidates will be getting admission into the following courses on qualifying this All India Entrance Test:

UG Programmes:


Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering, and Naval Architecture


Nautical Science


Ship Building and Repair, Nautical Science and Maritime Science

PG Programmes:



Marine engineering & management, Dredging & Harbor Engineering, Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, etc.


International transportation & logistics management and Port & Shipping management

IMU CET 2023 Exam Centers

The entrance exam will be conducted all over India across many cities. Following are the names of the cities:

  • Faridabad
  • Guwahati
  • Kanpur
  • Kota
  • Kolkata
  • Jaipur
  • Hyderabad
  • Lucknow
  • Muzzafarpur
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Ranchi
  • Siliguri
  • Srinagar
  • Noida
  • Raipur
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Madurai
  • Meerut
  • Mumbai
  • Trivandrum
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Shimla
  • Varanasi and Vishakhapatnam
  • Agra
  • Allahabad
  • Ahmedabad

IMU CET 2023 Highlights

Given below the major points of CET 2023:

Name of the exam

Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test

Exam conducting body

Indian Maritime University


National level entrance exam


Marine Engineering undergraduate and postgraduate programs 

Official website

Application Form

Apply Here

Exam Mode

Online Mode (Computer Based Test)

Exam purpose

Admission in Marine Engineering undergraduate and postgraduate programs

Candidates can visit the Indian Maritime University's official website to get more information about the exam.

About Indian Maritime University

The Indian Maritime University came into being through an Act of Parliament (Act 22) on 14th November 2008 as a Central University and is poised to play a key role in the development of a trained human resource for the maritime sector. The moto of the University is to facilitate and promote maritime studies, training, research and extension work with a focus on emerging areas of studies like oceanography, maritime history, maritime laws, maritime security, search and rescue, transportation of dangerous cargo, environmental studies and other related fields, and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields and other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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IMU CET Important Dates

IMU CET 2023 Form Date28 Mar - 16 May 2023 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading Date10 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
IMU CET 2023 Exam Date26 Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Result Date16 Sep 2023 (Tentative)

Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



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16 May 2023

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