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About IMU & IMU-CET Online Test 2018

IMU-CET is common online entrance exam conducted by IMU, CHENNAI (GOVERNMENT OF INDIA) , for admission into various Marine (or) Merchant Navy Approved Courses. 
IMU CET ONLINE TEST For January 2018  Batch  is for -
1. Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) leading to B.Sc. Nautical Science (or) Applied Nautical Science (or) Deck Cadet Course.

IMU CET ONLINE TEST for AUGUST 2018 Batch is for -
1. Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science).
2 B.Tech/B.E (Marine Engineering)
3. B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)
4. B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair)
5. B.Sc (Maritime Science)
6. B.Sc (Nautical Science)

IMU-CET is a Computer based CET exam consisting of 200 Multiple choice questions. Exam duration is of 3 hours. Each question carries one mark .There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

IMU-CET Entrance pattern/Question paper of UG programme consists of :
English                             -         40MCQ
General Aptitude           -         40 MCQ
Mathematics                   -         50 MCQ
Physics                             -         50 MCQ
Chemistry                        -         20 MCQ


The Indian Maritime University (IMU) was established on 14thNovember 2008 as a teaching and affiliating university under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, with Chennai as headquarters. It was set up to promote maritime studies, training, research and extension with focus on emerging areas like oceanography, maritime history, maritime laws, maritime security, search and rescue, transportation of dangerous cargo, environmental studies and other related fields, and to achieve excellence in these areas.

There were 6 renowned legacy teaching-cum-research institutes under the Ministry of Shipping, and these were subsumed under the Indian Maritime University in November 2008. The 3 institutes in Mumbai, namely, the Training Ship Chanakya, the LalBahadurShastri College of Advanced Maritime Studies & Research, and the Marine Engineering Research Institute became the Mumbai campus of the Indian Maritime University. The 2 institutes in Kolkata, namely, the Marine Engineering Research Institute and the Indian Institute of Port Management became the Kolkata campus of the University. The National Ship Design and Research Centre in Visakhapatnam and the National Maritime Academy in Chennai became the Visakhapatnam and Chennai campuses respectively of the University. Post-November 2008, Kochi Campus was set up in 2009. The University also has 37 Affiliated Institutes.

List Of Colleges

1. Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy, Mumbai
2. Applied Research International, New Delhi
3. Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies, New Delhi
4. B P Marine Academy, Mumbai
5. C V Raman College of Engineering, Bhubanewsar
6. Centre for Maritime Training, Lucknow
7. Coimbatore Marine College, Coimbatore
8. Cosmopolitan Technology of Maritime, Kancheepuram
9. College of Ship Technology, Palakad
10. Dr. B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Port Blair
11. Euro Tech Maritime Academy, Cochin
12. GKM Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology, Chennai
13. Haldia Institute of Maritime Science, Kolkata
14. HIMT College, Kilpauk, Chennai
15. Hind Institute of Nautical Science & Engineering, Noida (U.P)
16. International Maritime Institute, New Delhi
17. Manglore Marine College, Mangalore
18. Marine Officers Training Academy,Puducherry
19. Maritime Foundation, Nungambakkam, Chennai
20. Maritime Training Institute, (SCI) Mumbai
21. Maritime Training Institute, (SCI) Tuticorin
22. MMTI'S Education & Research Trust, Mumbai
23. Park Maritime Academy, Coimbatore
24. PerunthalaivarKamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering, Chidambaram
25. RVS College of Maritime Science & Engineering, Karaikal
26. Sairam Shipping Science College, Chennai
27. Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai
28. Shriram Institute of Marine Studies, New Delhi
29. Southern Academy of Maritime Studies, Chennai
30. The Great Eastern Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai
31. Tolani Maritime Institute, Pune
32. Training Ship Rahaman, Mumbai
33. Trident College of Maritime, Kolkata
34. Vishwakarma Maritime Institute, Pune
35. Yak Education Trust, Mumbai

IMU Campuses

1. Kolkata
2. Mumbai
3. Chennai
4. Visakhapatnam
5. Cochin

Courses Offered By IMU

The following programmes are offered by the Indian Maritime University at campuses and affiliated:

Undergraduate Programmes
1. B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
2. B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)
3. B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair)
4. B.Sc (Maritime Science)
5. B.Sc (Nautical Science)
6. Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science)

Postgraduate Programmes
1. MBA (Port and Shipping Management)
2. MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management)
3. M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
4. M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes
1. PGDME (Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering)

Research Programmes
At present Ph.D Programme is being conducted at IMU Visakhapatnam campus.


All admissions to the various UG and PG programmes of the IMU and its Affiliated Institutes will be through All-India Common Entrance Tests (CETs) conducted every year 2 times, usually in the month of January and June.

There will be a CET common to all UG Programmes.

1. B.Tech (Marine Engineering)
2. B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)
3. B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair)
4. B.Sc (Maritime Science)
5. B.Sc (Nautical Science)
6. Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science)

There will be a CET common to the 2 MBA programmes; another CET common to the 2 M.Tech programmes; and yet another CET for the programme. The results of the CETs are valid for the particular Academic session only.

1. MBA (Port and Shipping Management)
2. MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management)
3. M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)
4. M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)

Application Fee is Rs.1000 for General candidates and Rs.700 for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates.

The Syllabus for CET for UG programmes will be Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude at Plus 2 level (CBSE, ISE and State Boards).

The Syllabus for the CETs for PG programmes will be as follows:

For the 2 MBAs – i) Quantitative ability, ii)Data interpretation, iii) Verbal ability and iv) Logical reasoning
For the 2 M.Techs – English, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Mathematics and Engineering.

The questions will be of multiple choice type. Candidates who are shortlisted based on CET scores will be called for Counselling at designated IMU Campus(es) and will involve verification of original mark sheets and certificates, physical fitness clearance, and allotment of seats in the IMU Campuses or Affiliated Institutes.

N.B Admissions to Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc. (Applied Nautical Science) programme in Affiliated Institutes are open only to ‘sponsored candidates’, i.e. candidates sponsored by Ship Owning or Managing Companies who qualify in IMU’s CET for UG programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

Qualification: Pass/ appearing in 10+2 examination from a recognized Board/ University with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM), with not less than 60% marks in PCM.

OR with Physics as an individual subject in one of the years of B.Sc. in PCM or Electronics with an average of not less than 50% marks from an UGC/DEC recognized university.

OR B.E./ B.Tech. Degree from college recognized by AICTE.

1. Age Limit

Age as on the date of admission on 1st August 2015 shall be as follows:

i) Minimum age 17 years
ii) Maximum age 25 Years

Note: For Scheduled Castes (SC) & Schedule Tribe candidates (ST) Candidates maximum age relaxation is for five (5) years.

2. Reservations of Seats

For SC candidates – 15% Quota
For OBC candidates – 27% should be part of Non Creamy layer
For ST – 7.5%
For DA candidates – 3%

Note: Any candidate who is applying for the reserved category should have valid caste certificate as per government of India.

3. Physical Fitness

Candidate for admission to marine courses (DG, Shipping-approved courses) are required to produce certificate for medical fitness by authorities authorized by Director General of Shipping.

4. Eyesight

a) Candidates joining DNS, B.Sc. (Nautical Science) & B.Sc. (Maritime Science) degree course are not allowed to wear glasses and their vision should be 6/6 (normal) in each eye separately.

b) In case of candidates joining B. Tech. (Marine Engineering) degree course, glasses may be allowed but eye sight in each eye beyond plus/minus 2.5 will be rejected. Unaided vision should be 6/12 in both eyes minimum or 6/9 in the good eye and 6/12 in the other eye minimum.

Syllabus Of IMU CET

These six subjects are as follows:

1. English 40 questions
2. General Aptitude 40 questions
3. Mathematics 50 questions
4. Physics 50 questions
5. Chemistry 20 questions


Gravitation, Electromagnetic Induction and A.C., Electrons and Photons, Radioactivity, Semiconductors, Heat Radiation, Wave Motion and Sound, Fluids, S.H.M., Rotational Motion of a Rigid Body, Magnetic Effects of Electric Current, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Ray Optics, Wave Theory etc.


Nuclear and Radio Chemistry, Halogen Derivatives of Alkanes and organic hydroxy Compounds, Chemistry of Transition and Inner Transition Elements, Electrochemistry, Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic, Nature of Chemical Bond II, Adsorption and Colloids, Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats, Chemical Kinetics, Coordination Chemistry etc.


Probability, Boolean algebra, linear in equations, limits and continuity, vector and 3-d geometry, matrices, statics & dynamics, indefinite integrals, definite integrals & its application, differential equations, etc.


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