IMU CET Eligibility 2019: Candidates must check the eligibility criteria first before applying for IMU CET 2019. Through the eligibility criteria, aspiring candidates can evaluate that if they can fulfill the requirement of the University or not. Indian Maritime University conducts IMU CET every year for the purpose of taking admission in various UG and PG courses. Candidates who are eligible enough as per the guidelines of the University will be able to apply for the same. The application invite of the non-eligibility candidate will not be accepted by the University. In such cases, the candidature of that candidate will be cancelled and the application fee will be non-refundable. Candidates must check out the IMU CET Eligibility 2019 by scrolling down the article below.

IMU CET Eligibility 2019

Eligibility Criteria for admissions to various UG & PG Programmes of IMU is given below.

Age Criteria

  • Age Limit requirement– minimum age:- 17 years and maximum age:- 25 years on or before 01st August 2019.
  • Relaxation policy- For applicants belonging to SC/ST, a relaxation of 5% of the aggregate marks will be considered for all programmes except in English subject marks.
  • Martial Status- Only unmarried individuals will be considered eligible.

Qualification Criteria

(i) For DNS

  • Qualifying Exam requirement –  B.E/B.Tech. Degree from I.I.T. or from a college recognized by AICTE with an average of not less than 50% of marks in the final year.
  • Subjects requirement–  B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry or Electronics with Physics as individual subject in one of the year, with an average of not less than 60% of marks.
  • Minimum Marks requirement-The candidates should have obtained 50% marks in English language at 10th or 12th Std or in the Degree course conducted by recognized Board or any University.

(ii) For B.Sc./

  • Qualifying Exam requirement- 12th class pass
  • Subjects requirement– PCM & English subjects.
  • Minimum Marks requirement–  minimum 60% marks in PCM & 50% marks in English.

(iii) For B.Tech (Lateral Entry)

  • Candidates with 60% marks in 4-year Diploma in Ship Building Engineering from the Institute of Ship Building Technology, Goa.
  • 3-year Diploma in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from the AMET University, Chennai.
  • 3-year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Civil Engineering from any Institute approved by AICTE.
  • Age limit – 18 to 26 years.

(iv) For MBA

  • Qualifying Exam requirement- undergraduate degree
  • Minimum Marks requirement- at least 50% marks.

(v) For M.Tech

  • Qualifying Exam requirement- graduation degree
  • Minimum Marks requirement– minimum 60% aggregate marks.
  • Relaxation policy- 5% for SC/ST category

Other requirements:-

  • Passport requirement- candidate must possess a valid passport
  • Medical fitness– candidate should be medically fit. The university may demand to check a medical fitness certificate issued by Doctors approved by Director General of Shipping.

Physical Fitness

Candidate for admission to marine courses (DG Shipping-approved courses) are required to produce certificate for medical fitness by Doctors approved by Director General of Shipping. List of approved doctors for issuing the certificate is available at here. The candidate must be physically fit and should meet the medical requirements as specified by DGS guidelines. Candidates with Disability (DA) are not eligible for admission to all marine and related courses.

Eye Sight

For DGS-approved courses viz DNS leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science), B.Sc (Nautical Science), B.Sc (Maritime Science) & B.Tech (Marine Engineering), there should not be any degree of squint or any morbid condition of eyes or of the eyelids that is liable to aggravate or recur, pressure of trachoma and iris complication sequel. Candidates must possess good binocular vision (Fusion faculty and full field of vision in both eyes). Movement of the eyeballs must be full in all directions and the pupils should react normally to light and accommodation.

Candidates joining DNS, B.Sc. (Nautical Science) & B.Sc. (Maritime Science) degree course colour vision shall (unaided 1.0 (6/6) in better eye and 0.67 (6/9) in other eye. Normal Colour vision shall be tested by Ishihara test chart.

In case of candidates joining B.Tech. (Marine Engineering) degree course, distance vision (unaided 0.5 (6/12) in each eye or 0.67 (6/9) in better eye and 0.33 (6/18) in other eye. Normal colour vision shall be tested by Ishihara test chart.

DGS Guide lines are available on MS Notice 1 of 2015 and all candidates aspiring for a sea career are advised to go through the same.


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