IMU CET 2022: Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility & Cut Off

IMU CET Entrance Exam

What is IMU CET?

The IMU (Indian Maritime University) was founded on 14th November 2008 under the authority of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The university was founded to promote the main area, i.e maritime studies, research, training, and extension. The aim of the university is to focus on emerging areas like maritime history, oceanography, maritime security, maritime laws, search and rescue, cargo, environmental studies, and more areas and serve excellence in all the areas.

Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test 2022 (IMU CET) will be organized in the 1st week of July 2022 by Indian Maritime University for various UG and PG courses. However, the IMU CET organizing committee will soon release the IMU CET 2022 Registration and Exam Dates in the 1st week of April 2022. IMU CET 2022 Application form will be released in the 1st week of May 2022.


IMU CET 2022 Application Form for various courses like M.S, Ph.D., and Integrated Ph.D. was released on December 27, 2021. IMU CET 2022 Admit Card will be released on January 21, 2022 (tentatively). On January 28, 2022, the IMU CET 2022 Center-based exam will be organized. On February 15, 2022, the interview and post-examination will be organized.

IMU CET will be conducted in the online world, the candidates have to answer MCQ-type questions. As per the IMU CET exam pattern, the exam will be 120 marks. For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and there are no negative marks for the wrong answer.

The aspirants who are applying for BTech and MTech programs will have to give Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, GK, and aptitude in the MCQ exam. The candidates aspiring for MBA admissions will be tested for proficiency in subjects like; Verbal, Quantitative, Data interpretation, and logical reasoning abilities.

IMU CET 2022 will be organized in the 1st week of July 2022 by Indian Maritime University for various UG, PG, Ph.D., B. Tech, B.Sc, etc with various specializations. IMU CET 2022 is organized once a year. Admission will be given to the following courses:

B.Tech Marine EngineeringB.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ocean EngineeringB.Sc ShipBuilding and RepairB.Sc Nautical Science
MBADiploma in Nautical ScienceM.Tech in Marine Technology and Management

Programs offered by IMU

The following courses in the table are offered by the IMU at its campus and at its affiliated institutes.

S.NoUG CoursesDuration of courses ( in years)IMU campuses where students get a chance to do these coursesAdmission Mode
1B-Tech (Marine Engineering)4Kolkata, Chennai & Mumbai PortIMU -CET
2B.Sc -Nautical Science 3Chennai, Nai Mumbai & KochiIMU-CET
3B.Tech -Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering4VisakhapatnamIMU-CET
4BBA-Logistics, Retailing, and E-Commerce3Chennai & KochiIMU-CET is not required. Only candidates need to do the registration via IMU Admission Portal.
5Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS)1Chennai & Navi MumbaiIMU-CET
S.NoPG CoursesDuration of the Course (in years)IMU Campus where candidates can do these coursesAdmission Mode
1M.Tech-Dredging & Harbour Engineering2VisakhapatnamIMU-CET
2M.Tech-Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering2VisakhapatnamIMU-CET
3M-.Tech -Marine Engineering and Management2KolkataIMU-CET
4MBA-Port & Shipping Management2Chennai & KochiIMU-CET
5MBA-International Transportation & Logistics Management2Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi & VisakhapatnamIMU-CET
S.No PG DiplomaDuration of Course (in years)IMU Campus where candidates can do these coursesAdmission Mode
1Post-Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering1Mumbai PortNo IMU CET needed to apply. (Here candidates needs to apply separately to notification for the 2022 batch)
S.NOResearch ProgrammesAdmission Mode
2M.S (By ResearchIMU )IMU-CET

Programs offered by Indian Maritime University at its Affiliated Institutes are:

S.NOName of the InstituteCourses OfferedNumber of Seats
1Applied Research International, New DelhiDNS120
2Anglo-Eastern Maritime Academy, MumbaiDNS160
3College of Ship Technology, PalakkadB.Sc (SBR)40
4Coimbatore Marine College, CoimbatoreB.Tech (ME)80
5Dr. BR Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port BlairDNS30
6HIMT College, ChennaiB.Tech (ME)B.Sc (NS)8080
7Euro Tech Maritime Academy, CochinB.Tech (ME)80
8International Maritime Institute, New DelhiDNSB.Tech (ME)12040
9Maritime Training Institute (SCI), MumbaiDNS120
10RL Institute of Nautical Sciences, MaduraiB.Tech (ME)120
11Park Maritime Academy, CoimbatoreB.Tech (ME)40
12Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies,MumbaiDNSB.Tech (ME)12040
13Sriram Institute Of Marine Studies, New DelhiDNS40
14The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, MumbaiDNS80
15Southern Academy of Maritime Studies, ChennaiDNS40
16Tolani Maritime Institute, PuneDNSB.Sc (NS)B.Tech (ME)12080240
17Training Ship Rahaman, MumbaiDNS120
18Yak Education Trust, MumbaiDNS120

Application Fee for Registration

For BBA Program

INR 200 for the General/OBC students and INR 140 For ST/SC students.

For Research Programs:

INR 1500 for General/OBC candidates and INR 1000 for ST/SC candidates.

For all UG and PG Programs:

INR 1000 for General and OBC students and INR 700 for ST/SC candidates.

Admissions and different types of CET

S.NOFor getting admissions in IMU coursesAdmission ProcessCET NameBasis
1B.Tech -ME, B.Sc (NS), B-Tech-NAOE, DNS (Feb 2022 Batch)By CETCET-UG Technical CoursesThe candidate must get Merit in CET
2MBA-PSM & MBA-ITLMBy CETCET-MBAThe candidate must get Merit in CET
3All M.Tech ProgrammesBy CETCET-PG-MTech.Merit in CET
4Ph.D., MS (By Research)By CETCET-ResearchMerit in CET
5BBA-LRERegistration through PortalNo CETThe candidate must get merit in the 12th class.


The above information will help you to know about IMU-CET, its courses, and more information. If you want to know more about the IMU courses and their eligibility criteria in detail, download the below-given brochure.  

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