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How to Prepare for IMU CET 2022 - Course-Wise, General Tips & Tricks

Updated By Pragya Vyas on 06 Apr, 2022 11:48

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How to Prepare for IMU CET 2022

Before beginning with the preparation for the exam, candidates must know how to prepare for IMU CET 2022. The exam is a National-level Common Entrance Examination that is conducted only in online mode. Through this exam, candidates get admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by Indian Maritime University (IMU) and the participating colleges of IMU CET 2022. The application process for IMU CET 2022 will begin soon.

The entrance exam will be taking place in 36 different centres across India in an online mode only. The competetive nature of the examination has pushed the candidates to start their preparation with full concentration. 

To begin with the preparation, the first thing that candidates need to do is to check and comprehend the exam pattern of IMU CET 2022. Candidates then should check the syllabus for the exam and then get the best books as per the syllabus. In order to make the preparation process go smoothly, candidates must make a study plan. Course-wise and section-wise preparation tips will be helpful in making an efficient study plan. Therefore, candidates are suggested to go through the page and get all the help they need for the preparation for IMU CET 2022.

Course-Wise IMU CET 2022 Preparation Tips

Through IMU CET 2022, candidates will get admission to undergraduate courses like B.Tech (Marine Engineering), B.Sc. (Nautical Science) and postgraduate courses like M.Tech (Marine Technology, Naval Architecture), and MBA (Port and Shipping Management). Every course has a different syllabus. So, it is important for candidates to know the preparation tips for every course separately so that they could make a productive and efficient study plan for smooth preparation. 

IMU CET 2022 Preparation Tips for B.Tech and M.Tech Programmes

  • The question paper for admission in B.Tech courses comprises 200 questions. 

  • The exam needs to be completed in 180 minutes.

  • The maximum marks that can be obtained in the exam are 200.

  • There will be five sections of the exam.

  • The Mathematics and Physics section of the exam needs to be completed in 45 minutes whereas, Chemistry, English, General Knowledge and Aptitude needs to be completed in about 28 minutes.

  • Question paper for admission in M.Tech courses comprises 120 questions. 

  • The time duration of the exam is 180 minutes.

  • The maximum marks that can be obtained in the exam are 120.

  • The M.Tech question paper will contain three sections.

  • Ideally, each section needs to be completed in 60 minutes. 

  • For Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry sections, it would be very helpful in managing time for the candidates while writing the exam, to remember all the formulae by heart. 

  • Before beginning with solving a numerical, recall all the formulae that will be used in it and write them on a rough sheet if that helps.

  • There is no negative marking in the exam. So, candidates should attempt every question. 

  • Keep yourself updated with the day to day news to prepare for the General Knowledge section. 

  • Make notes every day. Avoid using long sentences in the notes. Try to make them precise and brief.

  • Revise everything you studied at the end of the day. 

IMU CET 2022 Preparation Tips for MBA Programmes

  • The question paper for admission in MBA programmes contains 120 questions.

  • Examinees get 180 minutes to complete the exam.

  • The paper comprises four sections. 

  • Ideally, candidates should complete each section in 20 minutes.

  • For Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning section, candidates should read newspapers and good journals regularly.

  • Candidates should get a good command over reading comprehension to manage time in the exam.

  • To enhance knowledge and get better in English Grammar, candidates should take the help of good English Grammer books. 

  • The Quantitative Ability section of the exam is purely based on Mathematics and its types and functions. To prepare for this section, candidates need to clear their Mathematical concepts and mug up important formulae.

  • Making notes is a very important step in the preparation for the exam. Candidates need to remember to make brief notes regularly. 

  • It is important to practice as many previous years’ question papers as possible to prepare well for IMU CET 2022. 

IMU CET 2022 Preparation Tips for B.Sc. and M.Sc. Programmes

  • The question paper for these programmes contains 120 questions.

  • The total time given to candidates for solving the exam is 180 minutes.

  • Regular preparation along with making notes in a brief and precise manner is required for cracking the exam.

  • Candidates must take up at least one IMU CET mock test per day. 

  • Never hesitate to take help from someone. If candidates find difficulty understanding any topic from the syllabus of the exam while preparing for it, they must consult their seniors or teachers.

  • Candidates must develop a scientific temper while preparing for the exam so that they may dig deeper to comprehend every topic they study. This will eventually help them in great results. 

  • The test takers must make a habit of revising every day. 

General Tips & Tricks for IMU CET 2022

Know Your Syllabus Well

The first thing to do in the preparation for IMU CET 2022 is to go through the syllabus of the exam. Knowing the syllabus helps to begin with the preparation process. Through this, candidates get to know the particular sections and topics from which questions will be asked in the examination. 

Knowing the Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of any exam is like a blueprint that needs to be understood by candidates to make a study plan. This helps them know the time they will be getting to solve each section. This eventually helps in time management. 

Create a Study Plan

A preparation can become successful if it has been strategized by the test takers. For that, candidates should create a study plan. It will help them prepare for the exam in a smooth and easy manner. 

Time-Management is the Key to a Succesful Result

Managing time during the exam is a skill that is inexplicable to finish in time. Hence, it is extremely important for candidates to enhance their time-management skill to get great results.

Make Notes

Notes are very helpful in revision. Make short notes every day and use them for revision. Try avoiding long and complex sentences while making notes.

Take Tests Regularly

By now, candidates must have understood the importance of regular preparation. But to make sure that the preparation is going in the right direction, candidates must take tests regularly. For this, they can download previous years’ question papers of IMU CET and solve them every day. 

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Last Minute Tips for IMU CET 2022

  • Candidates must not revise or try to mug up at the eleventh hour of the exam as this will only confuse them.

  • Candidates must compile all the requisite documents at least one day before the exam.

  • It would be a smart thing to do if candidates go to the examination centre once before the exam day so that they do not get late on the exam day. 

  • Eat properly and take proper sleep the night before the exam day.

  • If candidates get nervous, they should try to divert their mind by doing whatever works for them like listening to music, etc. 

  • Candidates must not get involved in conversations that might discourage or make them anxious. 

Want to know more about IMU CET

Related Questions

My marks in 12th is less than 60% from OBC category. Am I eligible for IMU CET?

-Jyoti yadavUpdated on February 05, 2021 10:37 AM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The minimum aggregate which is required for IMU CET is 60% in 12th along with 50% in English subject. However, there is a 5% relaxation for the reserved category candidates. Hence, if you have attained at least 55% aggregate in your 12th with 45% in English subject, then you are eligible for the exam.

You can also read IMU CET Eligibility Criteria to learn more.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


What percentage should I acquire in IMU CET to get into BBA rank list?

-Shiyam SundarUpdated on September 28, 2020 05:19 PM
  • 18 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

You don't need to qualify IMU CET to get admission to BBA programme at IMU Chennai. IMU CET is organised to shortlist for admission to other courses (except BBA). The admission to BBA course at IMU Chennai is done directly on the basis of merit obtained in the qualifying exam. To get admission, you can directly fill the application form online and visit the campus with valid documents for the admission process.

If you want to learn about the BBA course, its eligibility, fees, syllabus and admission process, check All About BBA.

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