IMU CET 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

IMU CET 2023IMU CET 2023 (Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test) is conducted by Indian Maritime University. It is a university-level entrance exam conducted once every year. The IMU CET provide admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Candidates who want to apply for the exam can get admission in B.Tech, B.Sc., M.Tech, BBA, M.Sc., etc. Only those candidates who will qualify for IMU CET will be eligible for admission.The qualifying candidates can get admission to any of the five campuses located in Cochin, Visakhapatnam, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai. In this article, we have provided details about IMU CET 2023 such as application process, eligibility criteria, etc.

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IMU CET 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamIMU CET 2023
Full-Form of IMU CETIndian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Frequency of examOnce a year
Courses OfferedUndergraduate and Post Graduate
Organizing BodyIndian Maritime University
Level of ExamUniversity level
Mode of ApplicationOnline

IMU CET 2023 Exam Dates

Check the complete tentative exam dates for the IMU CET 2023 examination:

Online registration begins4th week of March 2023
Last date of submission of forms4th week of May 2023
Admit card release date4th week of May 2023
IMU CET 20232nd week of June 2023
Announcement of Result3rd week of June 2023
Counseling Process4th week of June 2023

IMU CET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can check the details about IMU CET 2023 Application Form given below:

  • The application form for IMU CET 2023 will be released from fourth week of March 2023.
  • The registration form will be available through online mode. Any offline facility will not be provided to fill the application form.
  • Candidates will have to fill the application form by entering personal details, educational, choice of course, etc.
  • Candidates need to upload scanned images of their signature, photograph, class 10thmark sheet, etc.
  • The last date to submit the application form will be fourth week of May 2023.
  • Take the printout of the application form for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode.
  • There are payment gateways from which candidate can pay like net banking/ credit card/ debit card.
  • Fee will be non-refundable.

Here in the table candidates can check application fee for all category candidates:

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ OBCRs 1000/-
SC/ STRs 700/-

How to Apply for IMU CET 2023

  • Step-1: Visit the website of IMU CET 2023 (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Click on “Registration” link.
  • Step-3: Registration process will be completed in two steps i.e. basic registration & detailed registration.
  • Step-4: Fill the application form with correct personal, educational, communication details.
  • Step-5: Upload the required document for IMU CET application form according to the specifications.
  • Step-6: Pay the application fee through online mode.
  • Step-7: Take printout of the application form & keep it for other admission procedure.

IMU CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check the complete eligibility criteria for the IMU CET examination:

B.Tech Courses:

  • Qualification: Candidates must pass class 12th or equivalent from recognized board.
  • Age Limit: The maximum age for Male candidates will be 25 years to 28 years (SC/ ST -30 Years). The maximum age to apply for female candidates will be 27 years to 30 years (SC/ ST -32 Years).
  • Subjects: Candidate must pass with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English as mandatory subjects.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must secure at least 60% marks in PCM and 50% marks in English subject.

For B.Sc. course:

  • Qualification: The candidate must have passed 12th class or equivalent from recognized board.
  • Marks: The minimum marks candidate must score 60% marks in PCM subject and 50% marks in English.
  • Relaxation: The relaxation will be given for 5% in English marks to candidates.

MBA Course:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Marks: Candidate must secure at least 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized university/institute.
  • Age Criteria: There is no age limit criteria.
  • Relaxation: There will be 5% relaxation in eligibility marks (except English marks).
  • Eligibility Medical: All candidates who qualify for this course have to submit Physical fitness certificate from registered medical practitioner.

IMU CET Exam Pattern 2023

Check the complete exam pattern for the IMU CET 2023 examination:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 120 questions in the paper.
  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours to solve the paper.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only.

IMU CET 2023 Syllabus

The IMU CET syllabus is different for each program as per the subject required for the examination. The UG courses will consist of questions from the 11th and 12th academic syllabus whereas the syllabus for PG courses will consist of questions from relevant UG level courses.

The following is the syllabus of IMU CET 2023:

UG Syllabus:

General KnowledgeBasic GK, Current Affairs
EnglishParts of speech, Synonyms and Antonyms, Tense, Idioms, and Phrases, Comprehension passages
General Aptitude and ReasoningAlgebra, Numerical computation, Abstract reasoning, Critical reasoning, Time and Distance, Ratio, Mixture and allegation, Heights and distance, Word groups, Pipes and cistern, Clocks and Calendar, Boats and Streams, Structural analysis
Mathematics, Chemistry, PhysicsQuestions from the 12th class

MBA CET and M.Sc. Syllabus:

  • Verbal Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability

Preparation Tips

The candidates who want to prepare well and score high marks in the entrance exam must follow these preparation tips regarding the IMU CET 2023:

  • The candidate needs to complete the information about the exam paper pattern and syllabus.
  • Prepare a suitable timetable which will help them in managing the time properly.
  • The candidate must get good study material from the market and other coaching institutes.
  • The candidate must solve the previous year’s question paper and mock tests before the date of the entrance exam.
  • One must note down the important points at the time of preparation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The application form for IMU CET 2023 will release from 4th week of March 2023.

Answer: The exam will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: Yes, there is a relaxation in registration fees and relaxation in educational eligibility criteria.

Answer: No, the candidates have to apply separate online form for UG programme and separate form for BBA programme.

Answer: The last date to submit the application form will be 4th week of May 2023.

Answer: Yes, there is a link “I forget my password/ user id” click on that below registration form.

Answer: The application fee for general/ OBC will be Rs 1000 and for SC/ ST fee will be Rs 700.

IMU CET 2023 Admit Card

The authority will release the admit card from fourth week of May 2023. The admit card contains some personal details like name, gender, courses opted for, category, etc. The admit card will be released through online mode.

In order to download the admit card candidates have to enter their User id and password provided at the time of application form filling. The Admit card is an important document and candidates have to carry it to the exam centre as without it candidates will not be allowed to be in the examination hall.

IMU CET 2023 Result

The IMU CET 2023 Result will be available in the form of a merit list. The candidates have to enter the Application form number to check the result. The result will be declared from third week of June 2023.

The result contains the rank of the candidate, application number, candidate name, parent name and Gender category. The IMU University sends the automated e-mails, SMS at various stages of the admission process. Candidates are advised to keep their results safe till the completion of the admission procedure.

IMU CET 2023 Cut Off

The cut-off will be declared after the release of result. There are various factors determine the qualifying scores set by the Board of examination. The main factors are the number of seats available and the number of candidates for the exam.

The cut off is then decided and published for the candidates to achieve the qualifying score and move with counselling process. Candidates must score more than the expected cut-off to be eligible for the admission procedure.

IMU CET 2023 Counselling

The IMU CET 2023 counselling will be conducted for candidates to score the cut off marks after IMU CET exam. After the declaration of result counselling will be organised. The counselling process will be commenced from fourth week of June 2023.

Candidates must register and fill options according to preference during the IMU CET counselling procedure. The seats will be assigned based on candidates rank, preference, and available seats. The selected candidates must confirm their allotment. Candidates have to report to the allotted centre with all the required documents for confirming their admission.

If you have any query about IMU CET 2023, you can ask by leaving your queries in comments below.

Displaying 18 Comments
  1. Nilavan says:


    Whether we have to attend the online exam through our mobile or
    In exam centre.

    Suggest a study material for Imucet.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      IMU CET 2023 complete dates & details are yet to be released. For study material, you must search it in google.

  2. Utkarsh Sahu says:

    Q:-Will the exam be online??

  3. एसआई says:

    sir i have 49% in english and i will get admission in bsc or not sir please reply

  4. Adarsh kumar says:

    My maths is 53% and physics I have got 52%, and chemistry 53%, can I get admission?

  5. Yash Palde says:

    How many marks exam is conducted

  6. Deepak Kumar says:

    I got 60%+ marks in math, physics, English but 59% in chemistry. Am I eligible for form fillup?

  7. Prashik salvi says:

    I had given my imu cet exam and I had also clear that exam but because of the some I can’t take admission so shall I take admission now ?

  8. udeshya rai says:



  9. Danish Firoz says:

    Hi there. Please reply my query.
    (1st case)In eligiblity criteria, is that a 60% aggregate marks in physics, chemistry, maths or (2nd case)60 percent in each of the three subjects.?

    Please reply which case is correct

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