IMU CET 2024: Result, Rank List, Toppers (Out)

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Jun 15, 2024

IMU CET 2024 rank list has been released on Jun 15, 2024. IMU has declared the IMU CET result online as a rank list for UG, MBA and MTech courses separately. It is recommended that candidates store their downloaded IMU CET 2024 results securely for the purposes of counseling and admissions. Participants in the IMU CET 2024 counselling procedure must be qualified.

Moreover, the IMU CET 2024 exam date was Jun 8, 2024. IMU conducted IMU CET in 86 places across India using a computer-based test mode. Admission to UG (B.Tech, B.Sc, DNS), M.Tech, and MBA programs will be awarded through IMU CET 2024.

IMU CET 2024 notification has been released by Indian Maritime University, Chennai. Candidates who wish to pursue Maritime courses in one of the finest colleges of India can appear for IMU CET 2024 exam conducted by the Indian Maritime University, Chennai, to pursue various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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IMU CET Result 2024

IMU CET 2024 results has been declared on Jun 15, 2024, on the official website by the conducting authority. The registered students were able to download their results from the official website. Candidates are issued a rank certificate based on the normalization method set by the IMU.

IMU CET Result 2024 IMU CET Rank List 2024 PDF
List of Qualified Candidates for UG Programmes (B.Tech, B.Sc., DNS) Download Here
List of Qualified Candidates for MBA Programmes Download Here
List of Qualified Candidates for M.Tech Programmes Download Here

Cut Off: Depending on the number of candidates who applied for IMU CET 2024, the cutoff is decided and published by the Indian Maritime University.

Steps to Download IMU CET 2024 Results

For downloading the IMU 2024 result, candidates need to follow the below steps.

  • Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of the IMU.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, click on the 'Rank List of IMU CET 2024'.
  • Step 3: Candidates will be able to download the rank certificate.
  • Step 4: Candidates can download the rank certificate in PDF format and take the printout.

Details Mentioned on IMU CET 2024 Scorecard

The following details are present in the scorecard of IMU CET.

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Parents’ Name
  • Caste Category
  • Marks Obtained
  • Rank Obtained.

Read More: IMU CET Results 2024

IMU CET 2024 Exam Dates

IMU CET 2024 exam dates has been released by the conducting body. Candidates can check the latest IMU CET 2024 important dates published by the Indian Maritime University below.

IMU CET 2024 Exam Dates
Events Exam Dates
Upcoming Events
IMU CET Result Date Jun 15, 2024 (Out)
IMU CET Registration for Counselling Jun 2024
Past Events
Commencement of IMU CET 2024 Online Registration Mar 19, 2024
Last date of IMU CET 2024 Online Registration May 5, 2024
Downloading of IMU CET 2024 Admit Card May 28, 2024 (Out)
 IMU CET 2024 Exam Date Jun 8, 2024


IMU CET 2024 is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the Indian Maritime University, Chennai, for all the candidates of India to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the Maritime University. Candidates can seek admissions for B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Tech, M.Tech, BBA, and MBA courses in the Marine field. For admissions to various MBA programs, the candidates can appear for exams like GMAT, MAT, etc.

The Indian Maritime University (IMU) was established on Nov 14, 2008. IMU has its headquarters in Chennai. It has regional campuses in Mumbai, Cochin, Visakhapatnam, and Kolkata. The new headquarters building is being worked at 300 acres of land that arrived apportioned to IMU at Semmancherry, Chennai, in East Coast Road and Old Mahabalipuram Road.

IMU CET is conducted once a year, usually in May/June. Interested candidates are expected to use this opportunity. Indian Maritime University, Chennai, has the complete rights to conduct IMU CET 2024 examination and allocate the seats for interested candidates.

The exam details of IMU CET are tabulated below.

IMU CET 2024 Exam Highlights
Exam Name IMU CET
Full Form Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Exam Level National
Conducting Body Indian Maritime University, Chennai
Application Mode Online
Languages English
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 Hours - 180 Minutes
Official Website
+91 (44) 2453 9027 / 2453 9028

IMU CET 2024 Courses Offered

The programs that will be offered to candidates through IMU CET 2024 exam are tabulated below.

IMU CET 2024 UG Courses Offered
IMU CET 2024 Program Course Duration
Undergraduate Programs
B.Tech in Marine Engineering 4 Years
B.Tech in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering 4 Years
BBA in Logistics, Retailing & E-commerce 3 Years
B.Sc in Maritime Science 3 Years
B.Sc in Nautical Science 3 Years
B.Sc in Ship Building & Repairs 3 Years
Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) 1 Year
Postgraduate Courses
M.Tech in Marine Engineering & Management 2 Years
M.Tech in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering 2 Years
M.Tech in Dredging & Harbour Engineering 2 Years
M.Sc in Commercial Shipping and Logistics 2 Years
MBA in Port & Shipping Management 2 Years
MBA in Internation Transportation & Logistics Management 2 Years
Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering (PGDME) 1 Year

IMU CET Application Form 2024

The registration window for IMU CET 2024 is currently open by the exam authority from Mar 19, 2024. Candidates will be able to fill out IMU CET 2024 application form before May 5, 2024, to be considered for admission to various courses. Candidates can fill out IMU CET 2024 application form through the official website.

Details Required for IMU CET 2024 Application

The candidates must enter certain personal and educational details while registering for IMU CET 2024 exam. These details include the following.

  • Candidate's Name
  • Parent's Name
  • Communication Address
  • Email ID
  • Phone Number
  • Religion
  • Board Name
  • Class 10 and 12 Marks
  • Year of Passing

Steps to Fill IMU CET 2024 Application Form

Follow the steps below to fill up IMU CET 2024 application form.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the IMU.
  • Step 2: On the website's homepage, click on the 'Application Form' link, read the instructions given, and mark the checkbox before filling out the application form.
  • Step 3: Enter all the personal and educational details mentioned above.
  • Step 4: Fill in the exam centre from dropbox. Upload all the mandatory documents.
  • Step 5: Pay IMU CET 2024 application fee through credit/ debit/ net banking. After payment, take the printout of the completed application form for future reference.

Documents Required for IMU CET 2024 Application Form

Candidates must have the following documents while filling out IMU CET 2024 application form.

  • Passport-size photograph
  • Scanned Signature
  • Class 10 Mark Sheet as Proof of Date of Birth
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet/ Degree Certificate
  • Scanned Copy of SC/ ST/ OBC (NCL)/ General-EWS Certificate (if applicable)
  • Other Relevant Certificates.

IMU CET 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for IMU CET 2024 is tabulated below. The application fee can be paid online using credit/debit cards or net banking.

IMU CET 2024 Application Fee
Category Fee
General/ OBC INR 1000
SC/ ST INR 700

IMU CET Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates who are willing to give IMU CET 2024 exam must ensure that they meet all the criteria given by the Indian Maritime Univerisity. The eligibility criteria are different for each undergraduate and postgraduate course. The detailed eligibility criteria for the exam are given below.

Age Criteria

The age criteria for both UG and PG courses for different category students are given below.

Undergraduate Program

The age of the candidate should be 25 years.

  • General: 25 years
  • OBC/ NCL: 28 years
  • SC/ST: 30 years

Note: For female candidates, a relaxation of 2 years is applicable.

Postgraduate Program

There are no age limit restrictions for candidates who apply for the postgraduate course.

IMU CET 2024 Educational Qualifications

The educational qualification for a different program that comes under IMU CET are given below:

BBA (Logistics, Retailing, and E-Commerce)

The candidates must have passed class 12th in any stream with a minimum aggregate of 60% score. The candidate should also have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in English subjects in the 10th or 12th examination.

MBA Program

The candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in undergraduate to be eligible for the MBA program.

M.Tech (Marine Engineering and Management)

The candidates must have completed their undergraduate in B.E. / Mechanical Engineering/ B.Tech in Marine Engineering / Naval Architecture from a UGC-recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 60% score.

The educational qualification given below is common for the given program - B.Tech (Marine Engineering), B.Sc (Nautical Science), 1-Year Diploma in Nautical Science, B.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) and B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair)

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and a minimum aggregate of 60% score.
  • The candidate should also have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in English subjects in the 10th or 12th examination.

Read More: IMU CET Eligibility Criteria

IMU CET 2024 Admit Card

Candidates who will successfully registered for IMU CET 2024 examination can download the admit card from the official website from May 28, 2024. IMU CET 2024 admit card has been issued online by the Indian Maritime University, Chennai, on the official website.

Login Credentials: IMU CET 2024 Admit Card contains important details such as the applicant's name, registration number, date of the examination, etc.

Steps to Download IMU CET 2024 Admit Card

The candidate needs to follow these steps for downloading the admit card.

  • Step 1: Visit the IMU CET 2024 official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the link provided to download IMU CET 2024 admit card.
  • Step 3: IMU CAT 2024 Login Credentials must be filled in to view the candidate's details on the page that opens up.
  • Step 4: Click on the submit button.
  • Step 5: IMU CET 2024 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: Download and print the admit card for IMU CET 2024.

Details Mentioned on IMU CET 2024 Admit Card

The admit card of IMU CET contains several details. Candidates must preview the admit card. If they find any errors, they can immediately contact the exam officials. The details present in the admit card of IMU CET are listed below.

  • Applicant’s Name
  • Applicant’s Photo
  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Caste Category
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Venue
  • Reporting Time
  • Other guidelines to follow during the exam

Documents Required With IMU CET 2024 Admit Card

Candidates must carry these documents along with IMU CET 2024 admit card.

  • PAN card
  • Aadhar card
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Voter ID card

Important Points Related to IMU CET Admit Card

The candidates must note the following important points related to IMU CET 2024 admit card.

  • All candidates must carry IMU CET admit card at the exam centre.
  • Do not share IMU CET 2024 admit card with any other candidate.
  • If asked by the invigilator for IMU CET Admit Card, show them the admit card.
  • Do not make any changes to the details given on IMU CET admit card.
  • Follow the instruction given on the admit card
  • Keep the admit card safe until the exam process completes successfully

Read More: IMU CET 2024 Admit Card

IMU CET Exam Centres 2024

IMU CET 2024 undergraduate and postgraduation examinations will be held in 2 batches in 84 cities across India. Candidates must know that venues may increase or decrease depending on the strength of applicants registering for IMU CET 2024 examination. While registering for IMU CET 2024 examination, candidates can give three preferences for the test cities where they would like to take the exam.

Candidates belonging to Andaman and Nicobar Island or who have stayed there for more than 5 years will have a separate CET for an undergraduate program conducted by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration on behalf of the Indian Maritime University.

All the exam centres conducting IMU CET 2024 are listed in the table below.

IMU CET 2024 Exam Centres
IMU CET 2024 Exam Centres
Agra Ahmedabad Aligarh Allahabad
Anantapur Bengaluru Bankura Bhagalpur
Baroda Bhatinda Bhopal Bhubaneshwar
Bokaro Calicut Chandigarh Chennai
Chhapra Cochin Coimbatore Dehradun
Delhi Dhanbad Durgapur Faizabad
Faridabad Gaya Ghaziabad Gorakhpur
Gurgaon Guwahati Hissar Hubli
Hyderabad Indore Jabalpur Jaipur
Jalandhar Jammu Jamshedpur Jodhpur
Kannur Kanpur Karimnagar Karnal
Kolkata Kollam Kota Kottayam
Lucknow Madurai Mangalore Meerut
Mumbai Muzaffarpur Mysore Nagpur
Noida Nasik Patna Pune
Purnea Raipur Rajahmundry Ranchi
Rourkela Sagar Salem Sambalpur
Shimla Siliguri Solapur Srinagar
Surat Thanjavur Thrissur Tirupati
Trichy Trivandrum Udaipur Varanasi
Vellore Vijayawada Vizag Warangal

Read More: IMU CET Exam Centres

IMU CET Exam Pattern 2024

IMU CET 2024 will be held in online mode as a computer-based test and the duration of the exam will be 3 hours.

IMU CET 2024 Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Exam Mode Online only
Number of Questions UG Program: 200 MCQ Type (except BBA)
PG Program: 120 MCQ Type
Maximum Marks 200
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Language English
Exam Duration 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Sections in Paper 6 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Knowledge, English, Aptitude)
Negative Marking Not Applicable

IMU CET 2024 Section-Wise Distribution of Questions

Candidates can also check the section-wise distribution of questions in the table below.

IMU CET 2024 Section-Wise Distribution of Questions
Papers Number of Questions
English 25
General Knowledge 25
General Aptitude 25
Chemistry 25
Physics 50
Mathematics 50
Total 200

Read More: IMU CET Exam Pattern 2024

IMU CET Syllabus 2024

While preparing for IMU CET 2024 Exam, the candidate must prepare according to the syllabus prescribed by Indian Maritime University. Studying the prescribed IMUCET syllabus 2024 will suffice in preparation for the examination. 

IMU CET 2024 Syllabus for UG Program

The syllabus for all the UG programs offered includes sections like English, General Aptitude, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics at the Class 12 level.

IMU CET 2024 Syllabus for MBA and M.Sc Programs

The syllabus for MBA and M.Sc programs includes Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation, Verbal Ability, and Logical Reasoning.

The detailed syllabus of IMU CET exam is listed in the tabular below.

IMU CET 2024 Syllabus for MBA and M.Sc Program
Subject Topics
Physics Laws of Motion & Work
Energy and Power
Properties of Matter
Current Electricity
Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current Optics
Dual Nature of Radiation and Atomic Physics
Nuclear Physics
Semiconductor Devices and their Applications
Chemistry Atomic Structure, p, d, and f – Block Elements
Coordination Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry
Chemical Equilibrium and Chemical Kinetics
Isomerism in Organic Compounds
Alcohols and Ethers
Carbonyl Compounds,
Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives
Mathematics Matrices and their Applications
Trigonometry and Complex Numbers
Analytical Geometry of two dimensions
Vector Algebra
Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus and its Applications
Differential Equations
Probability Distributions
Discrete Mathematics
General Aptitude Fill in / Completion of series based on Pattern / Logic, Data Sufficiency
Data Interpretation
Pipes & Cisterns
Odd Man Out
Critical Reasoning
Word Groups
Structural Analysis
Syllogism (Logic Syllogism (Logic-based questions)
Boat & Streams
Numerical Computation
Numerical Estimation
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Height & Distance
Quantitative Aptitude
Analytical Reasoning
Logic Reasoning
Fault Diagnosis
Abstract Reasoning
Mechanical Reasoning
Mixture & Allegation
Numerical Reasoning
English Parts of Speech
Synonyms and Antonyms
Meaning of words/phrases
Phrasal verbs

Read More: IMU CET Syllabus 2024

IMU CET Reference Books 2024

The reference books for undergraduate and postgraduate programs for the preparation of IMU CET 2024 are below.

For UG Program: Candidates applying for UG programs through IMU CET 2024 can refer to the A.S Agarwal for General Aptitude and the NCERT Class 11 and 12 Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics books for conceptual topics.

For MBA and M.Sc Program: Candidates applying for MBA and M.Sc programs through IMU CET 2024 can refer to the general aptitude books such as Fast Track Apti Cracker, Aptitude by A.S Agarwal, etc.

IMU CET 2024 Preparation Tips

Preparation for IMUCET or any entrance exam needs mainly three things. Those things are determination, patience, and perseverance. Candidates need a strong determination to crack the exam at any cost. Candidates will need enormous patience to go through every step needed to achieve their goals. Finally, perseverance to not be disappointed even when faced with difficulties along the way. The candidates must focus on these things before starting the preparation.

Brush Up Fundamentals

The sections on English Proficiency and Mathematics are purely concept-driven. So, everyone should be brushing up on their concepts to develop the required levels of competence for the exam. If you are strong on the basics, you will answer the question however they have twisted it. The first stage of the preparation involves concentrating mainly on the basic concepts of all the subjects.

Intense Practice Sessions

Logical Reasoning and some parts of English Language Proficiency can only be answered if you have enough practice with those types of questions. Gather as many practice papers, mock tests, and other stuff so that they could practice. Intense practices will make candidates familiar with the structure and type of questions in these sections.

Increase Knowledge Through Reading

The section on General Awareness contains questions that are based on current affairs and other such things. To develop a habit of reading newspapers, blogs, and magazines daily. This will increase knowledge about the things that are happening around the world. Developing this habit will help candidates answer the General Awareness section in the least amount of time so that they can use the rest of the time to answer the other sections.

Read More: IMU CET Books 2024

IMU CET Counselling 2024

IMU CET 2024 counselling process will commence on Jul 2024, by the Indian Maritime University after declaring the result. The seat allotted candidates will have to pay the fee of INR 10000. Candidates will be able to check the list at the official website at 

IMU CET 2024 Counselling Process

A seat is provisionally allotted to the candidate from the list of options based on rank, category of the candidate, and availability of seats. After the seats are allotted, the candidates must confirm the seat by paying the program fee of INR 25,000.

Candidates who confirm the allotted seat is issued with the Provisional Allotment Letter, which has to be produced at the time of verification and original mark sheets, certificates, and physical fitness certificates on the mentioned date. Candidates who do not pay the program fee and fail to confirm before the last date is considered to drop out and will not be allowed for subsequent admission up-gradation or seat allotment.

Candidates whose names are not published in the IMU's admission list are entitled to a refund after deducting the administrative charges of 10% of the Counselling Fee. The amount is refunded to the account from which the candidate made the transaction. It is advised that the candidates may choose as many options as possible based on IMU CET 2024 eligibility criteria to increase their chances of allotment of seats.

IMU CET Mock Test 2024

IMU CET 2024 mock tests was available for free access that candidates can use for better preparation. Candidates can download these model question papers as PDF files for exam preparation. These model question papers will help candidates understand the difficulty level and structure of the exam.

Read More: IMU CET Mock Test 2024

IMU CET Admission 2024

The candidates are issued rank certificates based on the normalization method. Candidates must remember the last date to apply for admission through IMU CET so that there are no issues with the admission process.

Undergraduate Schools under IMU

The Indian Maritime University offers various Undergraduate programs under the following Schools

UG Schools Under IMU
School Program offered Location
School of Nautical Studies 3 Year B.Sc(Nautical Chennai,NaviMumbai,Cochin
1-Year DNSprogram NaviMumbai&Chennai
School of Marine Engineering and Technology 4-year B. Tech(MarineEngineering) Kolkata,MumbaiPort andChennai
School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 4 Year B. Tech(NavalArchitecture &OceanEngineering)* Visakhapatnam
3 Year B.Sc (ShipBuilding andRepair) Offered only inone AffiliatedInstitute
School of Maritime Management BBA (Logistics,Retailing and eCommerce) Chennaiand Kochi

Postgraduate Schools Under IMU

The Indian Maritime University offers various Postgraduate programs under the following Schools

PG Schools Under IMU
School Program Location
School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering M.Tech (NavalArchitecture andOcean Engineering) Visakhapatnam
M.Tech (Dredgingand HarbourEngineering)
School of Marine Engineering & Technology M.Tech (MarineEngineering andManagement) Kolkata
PGDME MumbaiPort
School of Maritime Management MBA (Port &ShippingManagement) Chennai,Cochin
MBA (InternationalTransportation &LogisticsManagement) Chennai,Cochin,Kolkata andVisakhapatnam
School of Nautical Studies M.Sc(CommercialShipping andLogistics) NaviMumbai &Chennai

IMU CET Contact Details 2024

Candidates can contact the given below address for any queries related to the exam or admission process.

IMU CET 2024 Contact Details
Campus Name Address Phone Email
Chennai Campus Indian Maritime University, East Coast Road, Semmencherry Chennai - 600119 +91 (44) 2453 9020
Cochi Campus Indian Maritime University, NH-47A, Near Alexander Parambithra Bridge, Matsyapuri (P.O.), Willingdon Island, Cochin 0484
Kolkata Campus Indian Maritime Univesity, Kolkata Campus P - 19, Taratalla Road, Kolkata - 700088 (033) 2401 4673/ 76 & 78


What is the IMU CET?

IMU CET 2024 is a National level entrance exam conducted for the candidates of India for admissions to the Maritime courses.

How many times IMU CET is conducted in a year?

IMU CET is conducted only once in a year. The examination is held in online mode and is of 3 hours long.

Can I join Merchant Navy after 10th?

If you really wanted to join merchant navy as an officer clear your 12th with 60% marks. then go for the IMU entrance exam. well, you want to join merchant navy just after your 10 then you can go as a crew member on board. you have to do the GP rating course.

What is the total intake capacity/seats offered by Indian Maritime University for their UG and PG courses?

As per the official website of IMU, there are 981 and 170 seats offered for Undergraduate programmes and Postgraduate courses respectively under IMU. There are around 2330 seats offered by IMU affiliated universities.

Who is eligible for IMU CET 2024?

10+2/equivalent (PCM-Average: Minimum 60% and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination). Marital status – Unmarried.

What is the IMU CET exam for?

The Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) is a national-level admission test. It is conducted in CBT mode annually for admission to 6 campuses of the Indian Maritime University (IMU).

How difficult is IMU CET?

Difficulty level of IMU CET is moderate. Candidates must prepare using the syllabus thoroughly to pass the exam and get admisison to the desired course. The syllabus of IMU CET is different for all courses.

What is the date of IMU CET exam 2024?

IMU CET 2024 exam date is June 8. IMU will conduct IMU CET across 86 cities in India in computer-based test mode.

What is IMUCET exam pattern 2024?

50 questions in mathematics. 20 questions in chemistry. 40 questions in English. 40 questions covering general aptitude, general awareness, and static general knowledge The exam's level of difficulty is moderate



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