Course Offered After 10th/12th (Maths)

GP Rating

Minimum Academic Qualification: Pass with aggregate 40% marks in 10th Standard from a recognized Board with Science, Mathematic as subjects and with minimum 40% marks in English language either in 10th, 12th or diploma / degree exam. Maximum Age limit: Between 17.5 to 25 years.

Course Offered After Graduation

DNS(Diploma Nautical Science)

Passed 10+2 with an average Mark of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (or) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Electronic with Physics as individual subject in one of the years with an average of not less than 55% marks in the final Year. (or) BE (or) B. Tech Degree.


The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in either Mechanical Engineering or in Naval Architecture with a minimum 60% aggregate score in the final examination. There is no age limit for the course. Most of the institutes offer courses based on their performance in entrance exams.


IMU-CET stands for the Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test. It is an entrance exam conducted by the Indian Maritime University (IMU) for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the field of maritime studies and training in India. The IMU-CET is the primary gateway for candidates aspiring to pursue courses related to shipping, navigation, and marine engineering.

Selection Process
Detail Path For IMU-CET

The IMU-CET is the initial step in the selection process for admission to IMU-affiliated institutes. The selection process typically includes the following steps:

  • IMU-CET Exam: Candidates need to appear for the IMU-CET, which is a computer-based test. The exam assesses candidates’ knowledge in subjects like mathematics, physics, chemistry, English, general knowledge, and aptitude.
  • Counseling: Based on the IMU-CET scores, candidates are called for counseling sessions where they can select their preferred courses and institutes based on their rank and availability of seats.

Detailed About IMU-CET


The requirements for appearing in the IMU-CET may vary slightly depending on the course and category of the candidate. However, here are some common requirements:

  • Age: Candidates should be at least 17 years of age to apply for UG courses. There is no upper age limit.
  • Educational Qualifications: The educational qualifications vary based on the course. Typically, for UG programs, candidates should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 60% in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).
  • For PG courses, candidates should have completed a relevant UG degree.
Subject to Study

The subjects you need to study for the IMU-CET exam depend on the course you are applying for. However, the common subjects you should prepare for include:

  • Mathematics: Topics typically include algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and geometry.
  • Physics: Mechanics, electricity, magnetism, optics, and thermodynamics are some of the key areas.
  • Chemistry: Topics may cover inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.
  • English: Proficiency in the English language is important, with questions on comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary.
  • General Knowledge: This section may include questions on current affairs, geography, history, and more.
  • Aptitude: Questions in this section assess your logical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.
Fee Structure

45 Days (Crash Course) – INR 25,000

3 Month Course – INR 50,000

6 Month Course – INR 75,000

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