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IMU CET 2018 Answer Key, Question Paper & Analysis

Last Updated - September 29, 2018

Indian Maritime University has successfully conducted IMU CET on June 2, 2018. The results for the examination was declared on June 5 at As per the officials, no IMU CET answer keys will be released by the regulating body.

The unofficial answer keys will be released by various centres and other news channels. With the help of IMU CET answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score, and get a fair idea about their chances of getting admission in the university. Furthermore, to calculate the scores correctly, candidates must know the marking scheme of IMU CET 2018.

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IMU CET 2018 Answer Key

IMU CET 2018 Answer Key will be available on the official website just a day after the exam is conducted.

  • Candidates should download the answer key for self-assessment.
  • Actual answers can be compared with the candidates answer.

Answer key will be available along with the question paper on the official website. Also, various other individual institutes also release their own unofficial answer keys.

How to Check IMU CET 2018 Answer key?

Step 1: Visit the official website of IMU CET i.e.

Step 2: Click on “IMU CET 2018 Answer key”.

Step 3: Verify the questions and download the answer key.

Step 4: Secure it for future use.

IMU CET 2018 Paper Analysis

Listed below is the detailed paper analysis of the examination. Read on!

  • IMU CET was divided into 6 sections.
  • B.Tech aspirants were tested for their knowledge in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude.
  • MBA aspirants were tested on Verbal, Quantitative, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning abilities.
  • The subject wise bifurcation of number of questions in each section is as follows:
SectionNo. of Questions
General Knowledge25

Section A: Physics

Physics section was moderate with 50 questions in total. Questions were not much time consuming but were a little tricky. It consisted of questions related to:

  • 4 questions on Nuclear Physics
  • 5 questions on Energy and Power
  • 7 questions on Electrostatics
  • 5 questions on Properties of Matter
  • 9 questions on Laws of Motion and Work
  • 7 questions on Semiconductor Devices
  • 8 questions on Current Electricity
  • 5 questions on Magnetic Effects

Section B: Chemistry

This Section had 25 questions in total with a moderate difficulty level. Questions were more time consuming here. Topics included in this section were:

  • 5 questions on Electrochemistry
  • 3 questions on Thermodynamics
  • 6 questions on Carbonyl Compounds
  • 3 questions on Atomic structure
  • 4 questions on Carboxylic Acids
  • 4 questions on Chemical Equilibrium

Section C: Mathematics

Questions in this section took up most of the time of the students therefore considered as the most difficult section. In total, it had 50 questions. The topics covered were:

  • 3 questions on Matrics
  • 9 questions on Trigonometry
  • 7 questions on Vector Algebra
  • 3 questions on Differential Calculus
  • 5 questions on Differential Equations
  • 6 questions on Probability Distributions
  • 4 questions on Integral Calculus
  • 6 questions on Discrete Mathematics
  • 7 questions on Series Completion

Section D: English

This section considered as the easiest by the candidates. It was least time consuming. The section contained 25 questions in total. Topics covered were:

  • 2 questions on Passage Completion
  • 7 questions on Error Correction
  • 8 questions on Cloze Test
  • 8 questions on Comprehension Passage i.e. 2 passages with 4 questions each.

Section E: General Knowledge

This section tested the General Awareness of the candidate and had 25 questions in total comprised of various topics as:

  • 5 questions on Business News
  • 4 questions on International News
  • 8 questions on National News etc 

Section F: Aptitude

This was the trickiest section of the exam comprised 25 questions in total. Various topics covered were:

  • 5 questions on Series completion
  • 3 questions on Blood Relations
  • 4 questions on Directions
  • 5 questions on Puzzles
  • 4 questions on Data sufficiency
  • 4 questions on Arrangements

How to Check the IMU CET Result?

The results for this session were released on June 5 and the IMU CET rank card was published on the official portal. The counselling process commenced from June 7, 2018

Details mentioned in IMU CET Result/ Score card

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Candidate’s Registration Number
  • Total Marks
  • Overall Rank
  • Subject Opted
  • Marks secured in each section

Steps to Check the IMU CET Result: 

Candidates can apply through online mode on the website by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e.

Step 2: Open the link and search for “IMU CET Result 2018”.

Step 3: On the result tab, enter your roll number to check the result.

Step 4: Download the result in PDF format.

Step 5: Candidates are instructed to take a printout of the result.

Step 6: Keep safe the IMU CET Result till the admission process is over.

IMU CET 2018 Counselling

Candidates who are shortlisted will have to participate in the online counselling of IMU CET 2018.

  • The online counselling registration will be started from June 7, 2018.
  • They will have to register themselves for the online IMU CET counseling 2018 for the programs that are offered at the various IMU campuses.
  • Before the candidates choose the program and institute in which they wish to seek admission, they will have to first pay the non-refundable counselling fee of INR 10,000 either through net banking, credit or debit card for registration. 
  • Candidates will be allotted seat to the IMU CET campus on the basis of the rank secured by them in the IMU CET 2018, category of the candidate, choice of program and campus; number of seats that are available.
  • After the allotment of seat, candidates will be issued a provisional seat allotment letter, which they can download once they have logged in.
  • Once the seat is allotted to the candidate, they will have to pay a non-refundable program fee of INR 25,000 before the stipulated date.

Note: The IMU CET 2018 counselling is only for the programs that are offered at the five campuses of IMU CET. The affiliated colleges will conduct their counselling separately and candidates will have to apply directly for admission to these institutes.

IMU CET 2018 Cut off (Expected)

  • The university will release the cut off rank for all courses offered in various institutions.
  • It will be released in the last week of May 2018.
  • Candidates can check the cut off ranks through online mode from the university website.
  • The university will provide the cut off ranks which candidates can check as per the course opted by them.
  • Candidates can view the opening and closing ranks which are required to score for admission in the applied course.

IMU CET – Previous Years Cut Off

After one day of the exam, the answer key will be released. The university will release the cut off as opening and closing ranks. As per the opening and closing ranks, candidates can find themselves as eligible for the counselling or not. Here, we are providing the last year cut off ranks for all categories in UG courses.

CoursesOpening RanksClosing Ranks
General categorySC CategoryST CategoryGeneral categorySC CategoryST Category
B.Tech (Marine Engineering)1771231171458881
B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering)1611191101347976
B.Sc (Ship Building & Repairing) B.Sc (Nautical Science)1691181091276564
B.Sc (Marine Science)1641111081216965
Diploma in Nautical Science leading to B.Sc (Applied Nautical Science)1611131111217167

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