IMU CET 2023: Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus

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The IMU CET 2023 exam will be conducted by the officials of the Indian Maritime University. The IMU CET 2023 exam notification was released online on 14th April 2023. All the candidates interested in the IMU CET 2023 can apply by visiting the official website of this university before the application window closes. This article covers the Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Examination Pattern, and Application Fee of the Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) 2023in detail. The candidates can check the highlights for an overview:

Name of the ExamIMU CET 2023
Exam Full FormIndian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Examination Conducting BodyIndian Maritime University
Level of Exam3 hours
Mode of ApplicationOnline
3 hoursUndergraduate and Postgraduate
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Exam Duration3 hourse
Seats AvailableB.Tech – 446
M.Tech – 60
MBA – 160
Application FeeGeneral – INR 1000
SC/ ST – INR 700 
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IMU CET 2023 Important Dates

In its latest notification, the officials of the Indian Maritime University released all the important dates of the IMU CET 2023. Candidates who are interested in the IMU CET 2023 must keep themselves updated about all the important dates related to this exam. the important dates include activities like the release of the notification, the last date to apply online, admit card release date, the exam date, the result declaration date, and the counselling procedure date. check the table below to know all the IMU CET 2023 important dates.

EventsTentative Schedule
Official Notification Release14th April 2023
Registration Begins On14th April 2023
Registration Ends On18th May 2023
Admit Card Release26th May 2023
Date of Examination10th June 2023
Result 19th June 2023
Counselling Starts On21st June 2023

IMU CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria will be released with the official notification. To get admitted to the University, the candidates have to fulfil the mandatory eligibility criteria otherwise, they will be disqualified from the admission process. SC and ST candidates are eligible for a 5% relaxation in degree marks.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.TechMust be between 17-25 years of age as of 1st August 2023. A relaxation of 5 years is applicable for SC and ST. Candidates must have a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 or equivalent exams. Additionally, a minimum of 50% marks in English is also mandatory.5% relaxation applies to SC/ST category candidates. However, no relaxation applies to English marks.
M.TechThe candidate must hold a B.Tech/B.E degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate from a UGC-Accredited college/university. SC and ST candidates are eligible for a 5% relaxation in minimum marks.
MBAThere is no age restriction. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from a UGC-recognised college/university. A minimum of 50% marks in 10/10+2 is also mandatory. A relaxation of 5 years in degree for SC/ST is applicable.

IMU CET Exam Pattern 2023

The examination will be conducted through the Computer Based Test (CBT). The question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The IMU CET 2023 examination’s duration will be for 90 minutes (3 hours). For every correct response, 1 mark will be awarded. There is no negative marking in case of incorrect responses or unattended questions. Details are given in the table below:

UG Programs200200

Also Read: IPU CET

IMU CET 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for IMU CET 2023 for every offered program is different as per the subject required for the examination. The Undergraduate programs entrance syllabus will consist of questions from both the 11th and 12th academic syllabus whereas the syllabus for Postgraduate programs will consist of questions from the relevant UG-level syllabus. 

EnglishQuantitative AbilityLogical Reasoning
General AptitudeData InternshipMathematics
PhysicsVerbal AbilityMechanical Engineering
ChemistryLogical ReasoningNaval Architecture
MathematicsMarine Engineering
Civil Engineering

IMU CET 2023- Apply Online

The registration process for IMU CET 2023 started on 14th April 2023 and the window will be open till 18th May 2023. To avoid a last-minute rush, candidates are advised to register at the earliest possible. To apply for the IMU CET 2023, eligible candidates have to visit the official website of IMU CET or you can simply click on the link below which will be directed to the official website i.e.

How to Apply

The entire process of registration is online and it comprises two stages:

  • Stage I– Registration Process

Step 1: The candidates are required to visit the above-mentioned link.

Step 2: Enter the basic details correctly, Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Phone Number, and Email ID.  

Step 3: After successful completion, the candidates will receive a provisional registration number and a password on their registered Email ID and phone number.  

  • Stage II– login to fill up the Application Form

Step 1: Log in with the registered number and password and complete the application process.

Step 2: Fill up the personal details, academic qualifications, and communication and permanent address details carefully.

Step 3: Choose the examination centre nearest to you.

Step 4: Upload a scanned copy of your recent passport-size photograph, signature, and left-hand thumb impression.

Step 5: Read carefully and then accept the terms and conditions.

Step 6: Verify the details entered by you carefully once more before proceeding further with the application fees.

Step 7: After verification, pay the required application fee.

Step 8: After successful payment of the application fee you will receive a copy of a receipt, download it and keep it for later reference. 

Also Read: MHT CET – Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

Application Fee

The application fee for the IMU CET Examination 2023 is mandatory. Without successful payment, the application form will be cancelled. The application fee payment can be submitted online through the payment gateway using Debit Card, Credit Card, and Net Banking only. The application fee is non-refundable. Offline fees will not be accepted. 

CategoryApplication Fee
General/Unreserved/OpenINR 1000
Other Backward Class (OBC)INR 1000
Scheduled CasteINR 700
Scheduled TribeINR 700

IMU CET 2023 Admit Card

The IMU CET 2023 admit card will be released online on 26th May 2023. Candidates who have successfully completed their IMU CET 2023 application process can download their admit cards by visiting the official website of the Indian Maritime University. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned instructions to download their admit cards

  • Go to the official website of the Indian Maritime University at
  • Under the notification section, look for the IMU CET Admit Card option and click on it.
  • Candidates are required to enter their application number and date of birth to get access to their admit cards.
  • After entering these credentials, your admit card will be displayed on your screen.
  • Check all the details mentioned on it carefully and download it.

*Note – The admit card is an important document from the examination point of view. The admit card carries important details like the candidate’s name and application number, exam venue and date, and other important details related to the exam. All the candidates must carry their admit cards while appearing for the IMU CET 2023. As per the official notification of the Indian Maritime University, no candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall with the admit card.


How to pay the application fee for IMU CET 2023?

You can pay the application fee through the payment gateway using your Debit card, Credit card, and Net Banking. The application fee can not be paid in offline mode.

What is the marking scheme for IMU CET 2023?

The questions will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. No negative marks will be applicable. 

Can the application form be filled up offline?

No, the application form for IMU CET 2023 can only be filled in online mode. The registration process will begin in the 1st week of May 2023. 

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