IMU CET 2025: Notification, Dates, Application, Syllabus, Eligibility

IMU CET 2025 Exam Notification is expected to be released in March 2025. Indian Maritime University is the conducting authority of IMU CET. Admission to eligible candidates is offered into various UG & PG courses i.e. B.Tech., B.Sc., M.Tech., BBA, M.Sc.

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Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) is a university level test conducted once a year. Students interested in pursuing degree in maritime studies in IMU widely opt for this exam. Application form will be released in third week of March 2025 through online mode.

IMU CET 2025

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Admission is offered to qualifying students in any one of the five campuses located in Cochin, Visakhapatnam, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai. Before filling the form, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria below in article.

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IMU CET 2025 Overview

Exam Name IMU CET 2025
Conducting AuthorityIndian Maritime University
Level of ExamUniversity level
IMU CET Full-Form Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Courses OfferedUndergraduate and Post Graduate Courses
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Mode Online (CBT) mode

IMU CET 2025 Exam Dates

Candidates can check given section to know complete IMU CET 2025 exam dates:

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Registration process3rd week of March 2025
Last date to submit the forms1st week of May 2025
Admit card release4th week of May 2025
IMU CET 20251st week of June 2025
Result Announcement3rd week of June 2025
Counselling ProcedureJuly 2025

IMU CET 2025 Application Form

Candidates can check complete details related to IMU CET 2025 application form:

  • Application form of IMU CET 2025 will be released in the third week of March 2025.
  • Candidates will be able to fill out the application form through online mode, no other offline method will be provided.
  • Before proceeding to fill out application form, check out the complete eligibility criteria from below.
  • In application form, candidates will be required to enter the details such as academic qualification, personal details, choice of courses, etc.
  • After filling all the required details in form, upload documents such as signature, photograph, class 10th marksheet, and other certificates.
  • Candidates must be careful while filling the details in form, as the university may or may not provide any correction facility to candidates.
  • Before the first week of May 2025, candidates will have to complete the application form procedure as it will be last date to apply.
  • After completing the registration process, candidates must take a hardcopy of form for further usage in admission.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will have to submit application fee through online mode.
  • There will be no offline method provided to submit fee.
  • Once paid, the application fee will be non-refundable under any circumstances.

In table below, candidates can check application fee for every category:

CategoryApplication Fee
For BBAFor all UG/ PG
General/ OBCRs. 200/-Rs. 1000/-
SC/ STRs. 140/-Rs. 700/-

How to Apply for IMU CET

In the section below, we have mentioned step-by-step procedure to apply for exam:

  • Step-1: Visit the website of IMU CET (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Press “Apply Now” button on homepage.
  • Step-3: Start with the registration procedure by entering basic details.
  • Step-4: Fill application form with details such as qualification, personal, communication, etc.
  • Step-5: Upload the requisite documents as per the given specification.
  • Step-6: Complete the process by paying prescribed amount of application fee.
  • Step-7: Recheck and review the submitted details in form.
  • Step-8: Press ‘Submit’ button and submit the form.
  • Step-9: Take a hardcopy of form and keep it safe till further admission usage.

IMU CET 2025 Eligibility Criteria

To know complete IMU CET 2025 eligibility criteria, check out given section:

For B.Tech. Courses:

  • Qualification: Those passed candidates in class 12th level or equivalent exam from any recognized board will be eligible to apply.
  • Marks: At least 60% marks in PCM and 50% marks in English subjects in qualifying exam will apply for exam.
  • Subjects: Applicants with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as a compulsory subject will be eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: To apply for exam, age of candidates must be 25 years to 28 years for male (30 years for SC/ ST). For female 27 years to 30 years will be required (32 years for SC/ ST category)
  • Appearing: Those appearing candidates in class 12th level will also be eligible to apply for exam.

For B.Sc. Courses:

  • Qualification: Passed candidates in class 12th level or equivalent from any recognized board will be eligible to apply.
  • Marks: Candidates with 60% marks in PCM subject and 50% marks in English will be eligible to apply for exam.
  • Relaxation: 5% of relaxation will be given in English marks to eligible candidates.

For MBA Courses:

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates with bachelor’s degree in any discipline will be eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit criteria to apply for exam.
  • Marks: In qualifying exam, candidates must score at least 50% marks in aggregate to apply.
  • Relaxation: Candidates with eligible marks (except English marks) will be given 5% relaxation.
  • Eligibility Medical: Qualified candidates will have to submit the Physical fitness certificate from registered medical practitioner.

IMU CET 2025 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check complete IMU CET 2025 exam pattern below:

  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted through online (CBT) mode.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in examination.
  • Duration: 3 hours will be given to solve the question paper.
  • Number of Questions: Total 120 questions will be asked in paper.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be given for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks of negative marking will be there for incorrect answer.

IMU CET 2025 Syllabus

IMU CET 2025 syllabus will be different for each program. Question paper of UG courses will comprise from class 11th and 12th academic. For PG courses, the questions paper consists with the questions from UG level courses:

We are providing the important topics from the syllabus below:

Courses Syllabus
For UG Syllabus
  • English: Synonyms and Antonyms, Tense, Idioms, and Phrases, Comprehension passage, part of speech, etc.
  • General Knowledge: Current Affairs, GK, Basic, etc.
  • General Aptitude and Reasoning: 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, algebra, etc.
  • Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics: Questions from class 12th level.
For MBA CET and M.Sc. Syllabus
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Quantitative Ability

IMU CET 2025 Preparation Tips

Here we are providing some of the effective tips and tricks which helps to score higher in the IMU CET 2025 exam:

  • Start study by making a realistic timetable that covers all the syllabus and topics.
  • On daily basis, try to solve as much as mock tests and model questions papers.
  • Practice more and more sample papers to enhance your time management skills.
  • Try to spend more time on the hard topics from the syllabus.
  • Revision will be most important part to prepare for entrance exam.
  • Take care of your health and have proper sleep & diet.

IMU CET 2025 Books

To prepare for IMU CET 2025 exam, candidates can check given books:

  • Gateway to Maritime Education paperback by Subodh Kumar
  • Complete Syllabus Theory book by Subodh Juyal
  • IMU CET Study Material by 2IMU
  • Question bank with Sponsorship Guide by 2IMU
  • Entrance Exam books full package 2025 by 2IMU
  • IMU CET 2025 Exam Guide
  • IMU CET Exam Full package -Paperback by
  • IMU CET Previous 10-year question bank by 2IMU
  • Complete package for IMU CET & Sponsorship Test by 2IMU

IMU CET 2025 Exam Centres

IMU CET 2025 exam will be conducted in various centers such as: Bangalore, Bhilai, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Aurangabad, Aligarh, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Bhopal, Allahabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Alwar, Ambala, Mumbai, Agra, Durgapur, Kochi, Chandigarh, Nashik, Dehradun, Madurai, Kolkata, Rajkot, Pune, Ranchi, Mysuru, Ranchi, Vadodara, Raipur, Gorakhpur, Halwani, Gwalior, Gurgaon, Tirupati, Patna, Haridwar, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Meerut, Noida, Udaipur, Andaman Nicobar, Andhra, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: IMU CET 2025 application form will be released in the third week of March 2025.

Answer: No, application fee will be submitted through online mode only.

Answer: Candidates who have passed 12th level with least 60% marks in PCM and 50% marks in English subjects will be eligible to apply.

Answer: Yes, 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Answer: No, there will be no correction facility provided to make correction in submitted application form.

Answer: No, the IMU CET 2025 exam will be conducted in English language only.

Answer: No, the IMU CET 2025 application form will not be submitted through offline method.

Answer: No, candidates will not be allowed to change their preferred IMU CET exam city after completing the registration process.

Answer: The IMU CET 2025 exam will be conducted one time every year.

IMU CET 2025 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download the admit card through online mode. IMU CET 2025 admit card will be released in the last week of May 2025. There will be no offline method provided to access hall ticket. Candidates will have to visit the website of IMU CET to download the admit card.

Login details such as application number, password & security code will be required to download admit card. Candidates are advised to take hardcopy of admit card for further usage in exam day. Details such as exam date, time, venue, name, photograph, signature will be there in admit card.

IMU CET 2025 Result

Indian Maritime University will announce the IMU CET 2025 result through online mode. There will be no offline method provided to download result. Result will be published in the third week of June 2025.

Those appeared candidates in entrance exam will be eligible to download the result. It will consist of details such as rank of candidates, application number, candidates name, parents name, gender category, etc. qualified candidates will have to participate in counselling rounds.

IMU CET 2025 Cut Off

IMU CET 2025 cut off will be released through online mode. After the declaration of result, candidates will be able to check cut off marks on the website. Cut off marks will be determined on the basis of qualifying marks scores in entrance exam.

The availability of seats and the number of candidates appeared in exam will be main factor to release cut off. Those candidates who will score the minimum score in exam will have to participate in further counselling procedure.

IMU CET 2025 Counselling

Those qualified candidates in IMU CET 2025 exam will have to participate in counselling session. In the month of July 2025, counselling procedure will be organized for selected candidates. Applicants will have to register and fill options as per the preferences during counselling procedure.

Based on candidates rank, preferences and the available of seats, admission will be given to candidates. After allocating the seats, aspirants will have to report to the allotted center with all the required documents. Based on the rank, social category, availability of seats, seats will be allotted provisionally to the candidates.

Participating Institutes of IMU CET 2025

Here we have mentioned the IMU CET 2025 affiliated colleges below:

  • Coimbatore Marine College, Coimbatore
  • Department of Ship technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Ernakulam
  • Indian Matitime University, Kochi Campus
  • Indian Maritime University Kolkata Campus
  • Indian Maritime University, Mumbai Port Campus
  • IMI Greater Noida – International Maritime Institute, Greater Noida
  • Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies, Pune
  • Tolani Maritime Institute, Induri
  • Tolani Maritime Institute, Mumbai
  • Training Ship Chanakya, Navi Mumbai
  • Hindustan Institute of Maritime Training, Chennai
  • CV Raman College, Bhubaneswar
  • Mangalore Marine College

In case of any query related to IMU CET 2025 Exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.


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