Indian Maritime University (IMU) was established in the year 2008. The university has multiple campuses with its headquarters at Chennai. IMU is a teaching-cum-affiliating university which works under the guidance of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.

Indian Maritime University, Kolkata offers B. Tech course in Marine Engineering at the undergraduate level and the M. Tech, MBA at the postgraduate level. The candidates have to appear in IMU CET in order to seek admission to various UG and PG program offered by IMU and its affiliated institutes.

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P-19, Taratala Road
Kolkata - 700088
West Bengal , India

Indian Maritime University (IMU) Courses Offered

Indian Maritime University offers the B. Tech course under the Marine Engineering discipline. B. Tech course is taught over a period of 4 years and has an intake capacity of 246 students. Seats to the B. Tech program will be allotted based on the performance of the candidates in the Common Entrance Test which will be conducted by the university for all the eligible candidates.

Indian Maritime University (IMU) Eligibility Criteria

The candidates in order to get admission in Indian Maritime University need to fulfill the eligibility criteria. To pursue B. Tech and B. Tech lateral entry courses, the candidates should have -

  • Passed 10 + 2 studies from science stream with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 50% marks in English (For B. Tech course)
  • Passed Diploma in Marine/ Mechanical Engineering with 60% marks (For B. Tech Lateral Entry course)

Indian Maritime University (IMU) Placements

In placement assistance, the internationally reputed shipping companies hold campus interviews for the cadets for direct recruitment. IMU-KC is proud of the fact that a very high majority of her ex-students reach the rank of the "Chief Engineer" on board ships at a very early age.

Many of IMU-KC's graduates prefer pursuing Higher Studies rather than joining the Merchant Navy immediately on graduation

How to Prepare for IMU CET

  • Candidates can practice basic Mathematics, GK and English to prepare for the examination. However, the candidates should pay attention to managing their time as per the subjects mentioned in the syllabus.
  • Choose the right study material available in the market or on the internet. Practice from previous years question papers it will help you to understand the exam pattern, important topics and type of questions asked.
  • Go for the complete IMU CET syllabus with deep study and try to cover all important topics before one month the exam. It is very important to make a timetable for the study so, make a proper schedule and follow it on a regular basis.