Indian Maritime University organizes an annual, national level entrance exam, IMU Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) for admission to different undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The entrance exam grants students’ admission to courses provideed by its five campuses (Cochin, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Vishakhapatnam). The exam will be held in the last week of May 2018 (tentative).
IMU CET 2018 Application Form will be available from the last week of March 2018 and the procedure will continue till the first week of May 2018 (tentatively). Aspirants will have to visit the IMU CET website to fill out the application form.
|Exam||Indian Maritime Institute Common Entrance Test (IMU CET|
|IMU CET 2018 Organizing Body||Indian Maritime University|
|Method of IMU CET 2018 Application||Online|
|Method of IMU CET 2018 Exam||Online|
|Medium of IMU CET 2018 Exam||English|
|Period of IMU CET 2018 Exam||3 hours|
|Period of Exam||3 hours (180 minutes)|
Aspirants who seeking to appear for IMU CET 2018 should keep these important dates concerned to the announce of the notification, last date of application, expected date of releasement of results etc. in mind. Aspirants must keep a track of the following important dates that are eligible to IMU CET 2018:
|IMU CET Online Applications will be available from||Last week of March, 2018|
|Last date to submit the IMU CET Applications||1st Week of May, 2018|
|IMU CET 2018 hall ticket available from||2nd week of May, 2018|
|IMU CET Exam is scheduled on||Last week of May, 2018|
|IMU CET Result Declaration||1st week of June, 2018|
|IMU CET Counseling begins on||1st and 2nd week of June, 2018|
|IMU CET BBA Last date for registration||2nd week of June, 2018|
|Publication of 1st list of selected aspirants||2nd week of June, 2018|
|Last date for payment of IMU CET admission fee for selected aspirants||3rd week of June, 2018|
|Publication of 2nd list of selected aspirants||3rd week of June, 2018|
|Last date for payment of admission fee for selected aspirants||1st week of July, 2018|
|Document Verification for IMU CET||2nd or 3rd week of July, 2018|
|Commencement of academic session 2018-19||2nd week of July, 2018|
Aspirants must note that the dates mentioned above are tentative and are subject to change at the discretion of the exam organizing body, Indian Maritime University. Aspirants are advised to visit the official website of the university on a regular basis to keep a track of the dates and keep themselves updated with the exam procedure and dates.
Aspirants who want admission to Indian Maritime University via IMU CET must keep the following eligibility criteria in mind. They must note that failing to fulfil the eligibility criteria would lead the related exam organizing authority to cancel their application at any point of the examination procedure.
The detailed eligibility criteria are mentioned as follows:
|DNS||Pass 10+2/ equivalent examination with PCM and English.(PCM: 60%). ORB.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as a personal subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 50% of marks in the final year.OR B.E/B.Tech. Degree from I.I.T or from a college recognised by AICTE with an average of not less than 50% of marks in the final year. AND The aspirants should have obtained 50% marks in the English language at 10th or 12th Std. or in the Degree course organizeed by recognised Board or any University. 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST category aspirants.|
|B.Sc||Pass 10+2/ equivalent examination (PCM: 60% & English: 50%). 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST Aspirant.|
|B.Tech||Pass 10+2/ equivalent examination (PCM: 60% & English: 50%). 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST Aspirant.|
|B.Tech Lateral Entry||Pass Diploma in Engineering OR Pass 10+2/ equivalent examination (PCM: 60% & English: 50%). 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST Aspirant.|
|MBA||Bachelor Degree with 50% at least marks. 50% marks in English Subject in Class 10th/12th/ Under Graduate Degree. 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST Aspirant.|
|M.Tech||Graduation or Equivalent with 60% aggregate marks. 5% relaxation in eligibility marks for SC/ST Aspirant.|
Aspirants required to apply for IMU CET 2018 via online method only. IMU CET 2018 will allow students to appear for the entrance exam for the following courses: Aspirants must note that no method of offline application would be entertained or is valid for IMU CET.
Aspirants must keep their academic certificates, mark sheet and other documents willing with them for reference purpose when they sit to fill out the application form. Aspirants can make an application to IMU CET 2018 by following the steps mentioned below.
Aspirants will have to submit the following documents to clear the application procedure for IMU CET 2018:
To clear the application procedure, aspirants required to pay the application fee.
|Category||Application fee to be paid (in INR)|
Aspirants have to click on the submit button to submit their application. Aspirants should note down this number for all future reference and correspondence. Aspirants will get a registration or application number which would be generated after they have successfully submitted their application form.
Aspirants must note that they can make changes to the application form as many times as they seeking before submitting it and paying the application fee. No changes will be allowed once the aspirant has submitted his / her application form.
Admit cards for IMU CET 2018 exam would be published on the official website from the 2nd week of May 2018 onwards. Aspirants will be able to download their hall ticket as soon as they are published by the official exam organizing body. Aspirants will have to log in to the official Indian Maritime University website using their application or registration number and password in order to download their hall tickets. Aspirants must check the following on their hall ticket and alert the exam authorities in case of any discrepancy:
Aspirants are advised to take multiple copies of their IMU CET 2018 hall ticket and keep them safe. They will have to carry the hall ticket with them at every stage of the admission procedure. It is a legally punishable offence to impersonate and use someone else’s hall ticket. Aspirants must keep in mind that only the aspirant can use his / her hall ticket.
For any discrepancy in the information given on the hall ticket, aspirants can contact the exam authorities at:
Indian Maritime University
East Coast Road
Chennai - 600119
Tel: +91 (44) 2453 0343 / 345
Aspirants would be allowed to take IMU CET 2018 exam at the centre of their choice. They have to choose their preferred exam centre while filling up the application form. The exam can be taken at following centres:
IMU CET 2018 exam is organizeed in online method only. There would be 200 MCQ type questions that would be asked from areas like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, GK, English, and Aptitude.
The details of the exam format are tabled below.
|Method of Exam||Online|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Period of Exam||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Marks allotted for each question||1|
|Negative Marking||Not eligible|
|Number of Sections||6 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Knowledge, English, Aptitude)|
Aspirants must note that for MBA, questions based on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will not be asked but questions based on aptitude and general knowledge will be given stress on.
The syllabus of IMU CET 2018 exam would be similar to the Class XI and Class XII syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, GK, English, and aptitude of CBSE/ ISC/ State Boards. Aspirants can refer to the books that are prescribed for their Class XI and XII academic curriculum or can take reference from the books for other national levels entrance exam like JEE Main, JEE Advanced and BITSAT etc. for preparation of IMU CET 2018.
For General Knowledge and aptitude portion in MBA and other courses, aspirants can refer books Like Lucent General Knowledge and RS Aggarwal quantitative aptitude respectively. For MBA, aspirants should stress on general knowledge and present affairs concerned to economics and business.
|Syllabus for Nautical Science/ B.Sc Nautical Science/ Maritime Science/ Shipbuilding and Repair/ B.Tech Marine Engineering/ Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering||English (25), General Knowledge (25), General Aptitude (25), Physics (50), Chemistry (25), Mathematics (50).|
|Syllabus for MBA||English (30), General Knowledge (30), General Aptitude (30), Basic Accounting (20), Elements of Economics (30), Maritime Affairs (30), Basic Maths (30)|
|Syllabus for LLM||English (30), General Knowledge (30), General Aptitude (30), Law of Contracts (10), Law of Torts (10), Basic Principle of International Law (10), Law of Treaties (10), Intellectual Property Rights (10), Property Law (10), Jurisprudence (10), Environmental Law (10), Indian Legal History (10), Indian Constitutional Law (10), Sale of Goods Act, 1930 (10)|
List of some books is tabled below for your reference:
|NCERT part 1 and 2 class 12th||NCERT||8174506314 and 8174506713|
|Concepts of Physics Volume 1 and 2||H.C. Verma||8177091875 and 8177092324|
|Understanding Physics||D.C. Pandey||9350941732|
|NCERT chemistry Part 1 and Part 2 for Class XII||NCERT||8174506489 and 8174507167|
|Physical Chemistry by P. Bahadur||P. Bahadur||9382314431|
|Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory and Paper)||O.P. Tandon||9382314415|
|JEE Main Chemistry Earlier year Papers||Arihant||9350947994|
|Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and exercise||S. K. Goyal||35203290X|
|Wren and Martin for high school English||Wren and Martin||8121900093|
IMU CET 2018 Result will be declared on the official Indian Maritime University website www.imu.ac.in. Aspirants are advised to download this scorecard and print it out for all future references. The results will be available for download in the pdf pattern only. The aspirant will have to enter his / her registration number to check the results. The tentative date for releasement of IMU CET 2018 results is the last week of May 2018.
Steps to download the scorecard for IMU CET 2018:
The aspirants who will be shortlisted (either in 1st or 2nd list) would be called for counseling at the five campuses of IMU. Seat allocation would be done on the basis of aspirant’s performance in the CET exam plus his suitability based on physical, medical and other concerned standards. IMU requires applicable aspirants to current physical fitness and eyesight fitness certificates to be able to sit for the online counseling. Counseling would be done in online method only and aspirants would not need to current themselves for the counseling at some centres. Indian Maritime University can prohibit an aspirant from sitting for the online counseling if they find the aspirant deemed unfit for the same.
Aspirants will need to pay a free of ₹ 10,000 to Indian Maritime Institute as counseling fees. Aspirants must note that this fee is non-refundable irrespective of the aspirant’s admission status.
15% of seats are reserved for Indian Nationals belonging to applicable aspirants from scheduled castes, 7.5% are reserved for applicable aspirants from scheduled tribes and 27%seats are reserved for applicable aspirants from other backward classes. For aspirants from scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, a relaxation of 5% is allowed on the marks.
Aspirants must carry the following documents with them for verification purpose during the counselling round. Aspirants are advised to carry minimum two photocopies of each document for a hassle-free counselling procedure.