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Indian Maritime University Chennai, IMU CET for MBA August 2020 Batch

About IMU CET 2020:

Indian Maritime University
(A Central University, Government of India)
East Coast Road, Semmencherry, Chennai – 600119
Phone: +91 (44) 24539020
Email: Website:

Announcement of Online Common Entrance Test for Admissions to the August 2020 Batch of MBA Programmes

Admission to the MBA Programmes of the IMU for the Academic Year 2020-21, starting on Monday, 03rdAugust 2020, will be through all-India Online Common Entrance Tests (CET) which will be conducted on Saturday, 04th Jan 2020 between 11 am and 2 pm.

Candidates will be required to qualify this CET in order to be eligible for admissions to these Programmes.

This CET will be held for the following Programmes only:

·         MBA (International Transportation and Logistics Management) 2-Year [Campus: Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Cochin]

·         MBA (Port and Shipping Management) 2-Year  [Campus: Chennai, Cochin]

N.B - The results of the CETs are valid for that particular Academic session only.

Registration Fee is Rs.1000 for General/OBC-NCL candidates and Rs.700 for SC/ST Candidates.

The Syllabus for this CET will be as follows:

i.              No. of Questions – 120 multiple choice questions.

ii.             Syllabus - Quantitative ability, Data interpretation, Verbal ability and Logical reasoning.

There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. IMU reserves the right to change the distribution, types, level of difficulty, etc. of the questions asked from time to time.

·         The Computer-based CET is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 04th Jan 2020 between 11 am and 2 pm in a single shift, simultaneously in the following 12 cities across India:


















New Delhi







The Applicants can give 3 preferences for the cities where they wish to take the CET while registering online. While every effort will be made to accommodate an Applicant within 3 preferred cities, IMU reserves the right to divert Applicants to the nearest cities if sufficient number of candidates are not forthcoming in certain cities or if there are too many candidates for a particular city.

Eligibility for IMU CET 2020:

MBA (Port & Shipping Management) Chennai, Cochin:

MBA (International Transportation Logistics Management) Chennai, Cochin, Kolkata and Visakhapatnam:

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from Recognized Universities. A minimum of 50% marks in English subject in 10th or 12th or 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.

How to Apply IMU CET 2020:

Online Registration of Applicants with facility to upload photograph, scanned signature, scanned copy of the 10th Std. Mark sheet as proof of Date of Birth, scanned copy of 12th Std./ Degree Certificate (wherever applicable), scanned copy of the SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/General-EWS certificate (wherever applicable) and other relevant certificates (wherever applicable). The candidates will be able to make payment for the Registration Fees Online, and download and print the filled in application in standard formats. For Online Registration, applicants should visit the website of the Indian Maritime University and click on the MBA-CET January 2020 hyperlink.

Very Important Note:

·         As majority of the Candidates applying for this programme would be currently pursuing their Under Graduate Programme, they will have to update their status under Academic Details as “Results Awaiting”. However, there will be a provision to fill in the aggregate marks obtained till end of 2nd year (in case Candidate is currently pursuing a 3-year Under Graduate Programme) or till end of 3rd Year (in case Candidate is currently pursuing a 4-year Under Graduate Programme)

·         During Certificate Verification which is scheduled to be held between 03rd and 05th March 2020, the Candidates have to produce the Provisional Certificate or Consolidated Statement of Marks during Certificate Verification. For Candidates who had updated their Academic Details as “Result awaiting”, they will have to produce a letter from the Principal/University Authority that their results will be declared on or before 30.08.2020 and that the Candidate has no arrears till Last Semester.

·         The Candidate will have to give an undertaking on the day of Certificate Verification, that in the event of non-clearing of subjects and non-producing of the Provisional Certificate or Consolidated Statement of Marks by 30.08.2020, they will forgo the seat as well as fees (Counselling fees of Rs.10,000/, Programme Fees of Rs.25,000/- and Semester Fees) paid by them.

·         The Candidate will be required to submit the Provisional Certificate or Consolidated Statement of Marks on or before 30.08.2020, failing which the admission will stand cancelled and the Candidate will forgo the seat as well as fees (Counselling fees of Rs.10,000/, Programme Fees of Rs.25,000/- and Semester Fees) paid by them.

·         FacilityforapplicantstodownloadtheirHallTickets/AdmitCardswiththe name of the Test Venue indicated.

·         Automated e-mails/SMS will be sent to every registered applicant on successful registration of Application, uploading of Hall Ticket, publication of results, etc.

·         Evaluation of answers and publication of CET results within 5 days.

Important Dates for IMU CET 2020:

Opening of Registration: 15th November, 2019

Last Date of Basic Registration with Online Payment of Application Fee: 10th December, 2019

Last date for online submission of Detailed Application form: 13th December, 2019

Hall Ticket can be downloaded from: 20th December, 2019

Date for Computer Based CETs: 4th January, 2020 (11am-2pm)

Date for Publication of Results: 10th January, 2020

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