IMU CET Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Age Limit, Qualification

Exam Date : August 30, 2021
Result Date : August 31, 2021

IMU CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are eligible for the IMU CET 2021 exam can fill the Application Form. Candidates need to prepare according to the syllabus for scoring a good mark.

Protocols: The eligibility criteria defines certain protocols to be followed by the candidates to apply for any course.

Authority: The eligibility criteria are defined by the examination conducting authority.

Alert: Candidate must ensure that he or she satisfies all the requirements specified by the authorities for the exam as per the eligibility criteria or else his or her candidate will be cancelled.

Admission: Eligible candidates can get admission through IMU CET after qualifying the exam.

Married: Married candidates are not eligible to appear for the exam.

Passport: Prior to taking admission to any of the courses, the candidates are advised to apply for the passport.

Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidate must be 17 years and maximum age must be 25 years on or before 1st August 2021.

Age-Relaxation: There is an age relaxation of 5 years for reserved candidates.

Medical fitness: Candidates who want to seek admission in any of the marine courses must provide a medical fitness certificate from any of the doctors approved by the Director-General of Shipping to satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Note: Candidates who are appearing for the qualifying exam on or before 31st May 2021 are also eligible to take the exam.

Physical Fitness

Fitness certificate: Candidates, those who seek admission to marine courses (DG Shipping-approved courses) have to produce a medical fitness certificate which is approved by the Director-General of Shipping.

Disabled candidates: Candidates with Disability (DA), they are not eligible for admission to the marine programme.

DGS Guides: Candidates have to physically fit & meet the medical necessities as specified by DGS guidelines.

EyeSight Eligibility

  • Vision: Candidates must have good binocular vision. Their vision should be 6/6 (normal) in each eye separately.

  • Scale: Candidates joining B. Tech (Marine Engineering) degree course, their vision should be unaided 0.5 (6/12) in each eye or 0.67 (6/9) in the better eye and 0.33 (6/18) in the other eye.

  • For DNS: Those applied for DNS, B.Sc. (Nautical Science) & B.Sc. (Maritime Science) degree course, their vision should be unaided 1.0 (6/6) in the better eye and 0.67 (6/9) in the other eye.

Course-wise Eligibility

The course-wise eligibility related to the IMU CET exam are tabulated below:

Programmes

Campus Location

Eligibility
BBA (Logistics, Retailing and E-Commerce): Non-Residential Chennai and Cochin 10 + 2/equivalent (Minimum 60% of Aggregate marks in any stream and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.) Note1: Percentage of the aggregate marks will be calculated by considering the marks scored in English subject plus the marks scored in Major Subjects (excluding other languages). Note 2: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.
1-Year DNS programme leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science) - Residential Mumbai & Chennai 10+2/ equivalent (PCM-60%) OR B.Sc (PCM)/ B.Sc (Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the years) with marks not less than 60%, OR B.E./B.Tech from IIT or college recognised by AICTE with marks not less than 50%. Note: English Marks is to be 50% or more in any one of the above examinations. In case of SC/ST candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.
3 Year B.Sc (Nautical Science) - Residential Chennai, Mumbai, Cochin 10+2/ equivalent (PCM-60% and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.) Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.
3 Year B.Sc (Maritime Science) - Residential Mumbai 10+2/ equivalent (PCM-60% and the minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th/12th Examination.) Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks.
4-year B.Tech (Marine Engineering) - Residential Kolkata, Mumbai 10+2/ equivalent (PCM - 60% and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.) Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks, it will not apply to English marks. 
4 Year B.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering) - Residential Vishakhapatnam  10+2/equivalent (PCM -60% and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.) Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks. 
3 Year B.Sc (Ship Building and Repair) - Residential Offered only in Affiliated Institutes from Academic Year 2017-18 onwards   10+2/equivalent (PCM- 50% and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th Examination.)Note: In case of SC/ST candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however, it will not apply to English marks. 
M.Tech (Marine Engineering and Management) - Residential  Kolkata BE/B.Tech in Marine Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Naval Architecture with at least 60% marks from a recognized University. OR Associate Member of Institution of Engineers Part A and B in Mechanical Engineering with at least 60% marks(by examination). OR MEO Class I Certificate of Competency. Note 1: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks. Note 2: Candidates under all categories must appear for the IMU’s Common Entrance Test (CET) and qualify in order to be eligible for admission to this programme. However, candidates with prescribed GATE/GRE Scores are exempted from IMU’s CET. 
PGDME - Residential  Mumbai Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Mechanical & Automation Engineering / Naval Architecture, from a College approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or the IITs.candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering) from IMU, are also eligible for admission to this course. Fulfilling additional requirements of D.G. Shipping that of minimum 50% marks in final year and minimum 50% marks in English in the 10th or 12th standard is a must. 
M.Sc (Commercial Shipping and Logistics) Mumbai & Chennai  Category-I: A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from recognized universities and a minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th / UG Degree. Note: In case of SC/ST Candidates, there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however it will not apply to English Marks. Candidates under this category must appear for the IMU’s Common Entrance Test (CET) and qualify in order to be eligible for admission to this Programme. OR Category-II: 50% of seats in each IMU Campus where M.Sc (Commercial Shipping & Logistics) is being offered shall be reserved for seafarers with Master (FG) Certificate of Competency or MEO Class I Certificate of Competency. There will be no CET for Category-II candidates. If the number of applications from qualified seafarers is less than the number of reserved seats, the vacant seats will be allotted to the candidates from Category-I. If the number of applications from qualified seafarers is greater than the number of reserved seats, then IMU will conduct a separate Offline Entrance Test for selecting Category-II candidates for the Programme. 
M.Tech (Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering)  Vishakapatnam  Engineering Graduate in Mechanical/ Civil/ Marine /Naval Architecture or equivalent with 60% aggregate. Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks. 
 M.Tech (Dredging and Harbour Engineering)
MBA (Port & Shipping Management) Chennai and Cochin  A bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks from Recognized universities. A minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th / 12th / UG Degree.Note: In case of SC/ST candidates there will be a 5% relaxation in eligibility marks; however it will not apply to English marks. 
MBA (International Transportation Logistics Management) Chennai, Cochin and Kolkata 

Reservation

The reservation policy related to all the categories of candidates who are applying for the IMU CET exam are tabulated below:

Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC 27%
Differently Abled 3%

IMU CET 2018 Eligibility Reservation

Colleges: Eligible candidate can get the colleges through the IMU CET after clearing the cutoff marks.

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Discussion Forum

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A.

Hello Jay,

Candidates between the age of 17 to 25 can apply for the IMU CET 2018 Exam. Yes, you are eligible to apply. Get to know more about the Eligibility criteria.

Answer By: Getmyuni

08 May 2018

Q.

Any disabled candidate can apply or not?

Asked By: Anonymous 28 May 2018

A.

Hello,

Candidates with any Disability (DA) are not eligible for admission to the marine programme.

 

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 May 2018

Q.

Hey I am married, am I eligible??

Asked By: Anonymous 28 May 2018

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Hey,

No, Married candidates are not eligible to appear for the IMU CET exam.

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 May 2018

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A.

Hello Smeet,

Check out IMU CET Eligibility Criteria to make sure that you satisfy all the criteria before applying to the exam.

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 Jul 2020

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Hello Abhinav,

Candidates will have to meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the IMU CET exam in order to avoid any kind of actions that will be taken in the later stages.

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 Aug 2020

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