Dec. 23, 2017

IMU CET 2018IMU CET 2018 - The Indian Maritime University conducts a common entrance test commonly known as IMU CET for admission to various undergraduate programmes offered at its four campuses and affiliated institutes. IMU CET 2018 is likely to be held in the fourth week of May in online mode. As per IMU CET eligibility criteria 2018, students who have passed with 60% (55% for reserved category) in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics can apply for the entrance test. Registration for IMU CET will start in the fourth week of March 2018 and aspirants can apply till the second week of May. IMU CET 2018 will be held in around 36 cities of the country. The name of IMU CET exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card which will be issued to the registered candidates in May. In the entrance test, candidates have to attempt multiple choice questions from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, and General Aptitude. The result of IMU CET 2018 will be declared online in the last week of May. On the basis of score obtained in the entrance test, around 966 seats will be filled. For complete information about IMU CET 2018 related to eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, syllabus, exam pattern and more read the article given below on this page.

IMU CET 2018- Exam Overview

Exam name Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level State
Conducting Body Indian Maritime University
Commonly known as IMU CET
Programmes covered B.Tech./ B.E.
Exam Duration 3 hours

IMU CET Important Dates 2018

The important dates of IMU CET 2018 will be declared by the university. IMU CET important dates list the schedule of examination, availability of application form, release of admit card among others. Candidates can check tentative dates related to IMU CET important dates from the table given below:

S.No. IMU CET events Important dates
1 Registration for IMU CET 2018 Fourth week of March 2018
2 Last date for online registration Second week of May 2018
3 IMU CET admit card releases on Second week of May 2018
4 IMU CET 2018 exam Fourth week of May 2018
5 Declaration of result Last week of May 2018
6 Counselling of IMU CET First week of June 2018
7 Publication of first list of selected candidates Third week of June 2018
8 Publication of second list of selected candidates Last week of June 2018
9 Deadline for online payment of programmefee for candidates selected in second list First week of July 2018
10 Certificate Verification Second week of July 2018
11 Commencement of classes Third week of July 2018

IMU CET Eligibility Criteria 2018

IMU CET eligibility criteria provide information about the requirements that candidates need to fulfill for admission in the university. Candidates can check IMU CET 2018 eligibility criteria below:

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  • Age limit- Candidates age must fall between 17 years to 25 years as on July 17, 2018. There is a relaxation of five years in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to SC and ST category.
  • Marital status- Only unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for admission.
  • Physical fitness- Candidates must be physically fit and should meet the medical standard.
  • Academic qualification- Aspirants must pass class XII or equivalent examination with at least 60% aggregate (55% for SC/ST candidates) in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Candidates must obtain minimum 50% in English in the qualifying exam.

IMU CET Application Form 2018

Candidates who wish to appear in IMU CET have to fill the application form in the online mode. IMU CET 2018 application form is expected to release in the fourth week of March. IMU CET registration fee is Rs. 1000 for general category candidates while those belonging to ST/SC have to pay Rs. 700 in online mode. To complete the application process, aspirants have to follow the steps given below:

Step 1) Online registration for IMU CET 2018

Step 2) Filling details in IMU CET application form 2018

Step 3) Upload scanned copies of necessary documents

Step 4) Registration fee payment

Step 5) Print out of duly submitted IMU CET 2018 application form

IMU CET Exam Centres 2018

IMU CET 2018 will be a single shift entrance test to be conducted in 36 cities of the country. Candidates have to choose 3 cities as per their preference at the time of filling IMU CET 2018 application form. IMU CET exam centres will be allocated ad per candidates’ choices of cities. Once IMU CET exam centre is allotted, request for change by any candidate will not be entertained by the university.

IMU CET Admit Card 2018

The admit card of IMU CET 2018 will be issued to candidates who will successfully register for the entrance test. IMU CET admit card will be available online in the third week of May 2018. To download IMU CET admit card 2018 candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth. The name and address of the test centre will be indicated on IMU CET admit card. Candidates must ensure to take a print out of IMU CET admit card 2018 and take it along with them to the exam centre on the exam day.

IMU CET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of IMU CET 2018 is defined by the university. Candidates can check given IMU CET exam pattern such as mode of exam, total no. of questions, etc. from the table given below:

Exam pattern of IMU CET 2018

Particulars Details
Examination Mode Online
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Duration 3 hours
Subject Combination Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, General Aptitude
Number of questions 200

IMU CET Programmes 2018

The Campuses of IMU and its participating institutes offers admission into various undergraduate programmes. The name of the programmes along with their duration are listed in the table given below:

IMU CET 2018 courses offered

S.No. Name of Programmes Duration
1 B Tech in Marine Engineering 4 Years
2 B. Sc. in Nautical Science 3 Years
3 B. Sc. in Maritime Science 3 Years
4 B. Sc. in Ship Building & Repair 3 Years
5 B. Tech in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering 4 Years
6 Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B. Sc. (applied Nautical Science) 1 Year

IMU CET Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of IMU CET 2018 comprises topics that candidates need to study for the entrance test. IMU CET 2018 syllabus is based on class XII syllabus. Aspirants appearing in the entrance test must have knowledge about the syllabus of IMU CET 2018. It is important for aspirants to cover the entire syllabus of IMU CET to score good marks in the entrance test.

IMU CET Result 2018

The result of IMU CET 2018 will be declared online in the last week of May. IMU CET 2018 result will be published for all candidates who will appear in the entrance test. To download IMU CET result candidates have to log in with their application number and date of birth. The university will also release the list of qualified candidates in order of their merit. The results of the IMU CET 2018 will be valid for the particular academic session only.

IMU CET Counselling 2018

The counselling of IMUC ET 2018 will start in the first week of June. Candidates who are desirous of joining IMU Campuses will be shortlisted for the counselling based on IMU CET scores. Eligible candidates have to register for online counselling on the basis of which IMU seat allotment to various programmes of IMU campuses will be done. During the counselling of IMU CET candidates have to submit original mark sheets and certificates, physical fitness certificate, etc for verification.

IMU CET Participating Institutes 2018

There are six campuses of Indian Maritime University located in Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Vishakhapatnam. Apart from the campuses of IMU, there are many other institutes affiliated with it. The campuses of IMU and the participating institutes will offer admission to the qualified candidates of IMU CET 2018. Candidates can check the list of the first 10 participating institutes of IMU CET from the table given below:

IMU CET 2018 participating institutes

S.No. Name of institutes
1. Coimbatore Marine College
2. Euro Tech Maritime Academy
3. Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training
4. International Maritime Institute
5. Park Maritime Academy
6. R L Institute of Nautical Sciences
7. Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies
8. Tolani Maritime Institute
9. College of Ship Technology
10. Hind Institute of Nautical Science and Engineering (HINSAE)

Contact details

Indian Maritime University
East Coast Road
Chennai – 600119
Phone no. : +91 (44) 2453 0343 / 345
Official Website: