IMU CET 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Application Fee & More

IMU CET Entrance Exam

What is IMU CET?

The Indian Maritime University (IMU) was founded on 14th November 2008 under the authority of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The university was founded to promote its main areas, 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, and serve excellence in all the areas.

Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test 2023 (IMU CET) will be organized in the 2nd week of June 2023 by Indian Maritime University for various UG and PG courses. However, the IMU CET organizing committee will soon release the IMU CET 2023 Registration and Exam Dates in the 2th week of June 2023. IMU CET 2023 Application form will be released in the 1st week of March 2023.

IMU CET 2023 Highlights:

Name of the ExamIMU CET
Full FormIndian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Exam OrganizerIndian Maritime University
Mode of the ExamOnline
Exam Duration3 Hours
Application Form FeeRs 1000, Rs 700 (SC,ST)
Level of ExamUniversity Level
Accepting Institutes10
Official Websitehttps://www.imu.edu.in/ 

Exam Pattern and Courses

MU CET will be conducted in the online world, and the candidates will have to answer MCQ-type questions. As per the IMU CET exam pattern, the exam will be worth 120 marks. For every correct answer, one 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 2023 will be organized in the 2nd week of June 2023 by Indian Maritime University for various UG, PG, Ph.D., B. Tech, B.Sc, etc with various specializations. IMU CET 2023 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

IMU CET 2023 Dates (Tentative):

IMU is ready to release IMU CET 2023 dates for admission to various courses:

IMU CET EventsDates
Release of IMU CET application formFourth week of March 2023
Last date to submit the IMU CET 2023 application formFourth week of May 2023
Admit Card releaseFirst week of June 2023
IMU CET 2023 examSecond week of June 2023
Result DateThird Week of June 2023
Counseling DateFourth Week of June 2023

IMU CET Syllabus 2023

Below is a list of each subject’s IMU CET 2023 syllabus for students to review as they get ready for their exams. Since the questions are based on the IMU CET syllabus 2023, it is advised that you follow it strictly. When studying for an exam, students should also consult the books and study materials that have been approved by their instructors and other peers.

Candidates can check the detailed subject-wise IMU CET syllabus from the list given below.

IMU CET English Syllabus

IdiomsSynonyms and AntonymsMeaning of words/phrases
TensesPhrasal verbsParts of Speech

IMU CET General Knowledge and Aptitude Syllabus

Mechanical ReasoningFault DiagnosisRatio
Analytical ReasoningAbstract ReasoningClocks
Mixture & AllegationHeight & DistanceNumerical Reasoning
Time & DistanceStocksOdd Man Out
CalendarLogic ReasoningQuantitative Aptitude
Numerical EstimationFill in/Completion of series based on Pattern/Logic, Data SufficiencyNumerical Computation
Time & WorkSyllogism (Logic Syllogism (Logic based questions)Boat & Streams
InstructionsWord GroupsData Interpretation
Pipes & CisternsStructural AnalysisCritical Reasoning

IMU CET Chemistry Syllabus

Chemistry of Non-Metals – 1Chemical Energetics and ThermodynamicsChemistry of Non-Metals – 2
Rates of Chemical Reaction and Chemical KineticsSurface ChemistryChemical Equilibrium
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureSome Basic ConceptsStates of Matter
Chemical Families Periodic propertiesAtomic StructureChemistry of Representative Elements
Redox Reaction and ElectrochemistryHeavy metalsSolutions
Organic Compounds Containing NitrogenNuclear ChemistrySome Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Transition metals including LanthanidesOrganic compounds Containing HalogensChemistry of Lighter Metals
HydrocarbonsCoordination Chemistry and OrganoMetallicsPurification and characterisation of Organic Compounds
Environmental ChemistrySynthetic and Natural PolymersBiomolecules and Biological Process
Chemistry In ActionOrganic Compounds Containing Oxygen

IMU CET Mathematics Syllabus

Matrix and DeterminantsMathematical Induction and Its ApplicationDifferential calculus
Permutations and CombinationsSequence and SeriesBinomial Theorem and Its Application
Quadratic EquationSets, Relation and FunctionsComplex Numbers
Three Dimensional GeometryMeasures of Central Tendency and DispersionDifferential Equations
Two Dimensional geometryStatisticsIntegral Calculus
TrigonometryDynamicsVector Algebra

IMU CET Physics Syllabus

GravitationThermal and Chemical Effects of CurrentsRotational Motion and Moment of Inertia
WavesLaws of MotionOscillations
Description of motion in Two and Three DimensionsCurrent ElectricityWork, Energy and Power
Electromagnetic WavesTransference of HeatWave Optics
Units and MeasurementElectrostaticsSolids and Fluids
Heat and ThermodynamicsDescription of Motion in One DimensionSolids and Semiconductors
Ray OpticsAtoms, Molecules and NucleiElectrons and Photons
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents.MagnetostaticsMagnetic Effects of Currents

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 Science3Chennai, 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.NoPG DiplomaDuration of the 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 2023 batch)
S.NOResearch ProgrammesAdmission Mode
2M.S (By Research IMU)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)80, 80
7Euro Tech Maritime Academy, CochinB.Tech (ME)80
8International Maritime Institute, New DelhiDNSB.Tech (ME)120, 40
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)120, 40
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)120, 80, 240
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 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-MTechMerit in CET
4Ph.D., MS (By Research)By CETCET-ResearchMerit in CET
5BBA-LRERegistration through PortalNo CETThe candidate must earn merit in the 12th class


The above information will help you learn more about IMU-CET, its courses, and more. 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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