IMU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria – Candidates who wish to appear in the Combined Entrance Test (CET) for marine engineering courses must fulfil the eligibility norms before filling up the IMU CET 2017 Application Form. Candidates will be disqualified if they do not satisfy any of the eligibility conditions set by Indian Maritime University. Eligible candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of their ranks scored in the entrance test. IMU CET 2017 by far one of the important exams for those students who want to pursue merchant navy and marine engineering. It is important for all the candidates to meet the requirements without which they will not be allowed to take admission in the IMU campuses. Given below are the complete details on IMU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria.
IMU CET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Below are the Eligibility Criteria of IMU CET 2017 for appearing in the entrance test.
Candidates’ Age Limit
For appearing in IMU CET 2017 the candidate’s age as on the date of admission on 1 st August 2017 must be as follows:
- Minimum age 17 years
- Maximum age 25 Years
For all the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC) & Schedule Tribes (ST), there will be minimum relaxation of 5 years
Candidates Physical Fitness
All the candidates are required to be medically fit and must satisfy other Eligibility Criteria of IMU CET 2017 set by Indian Maritime University to appear in IMU CET 2017 and get selected for admission to pursue marine courses.
For admission into marine engineering courses candidates need to provide a certificate for medical fitness. All the candidates must produce their certificates from Doctors approved by Director General Shipping without which the certificates will be considered invalid.
It must be noted that candidates having any disability (DA) are not considered eligible for admission into marine courses. The list of approved doctors will be provided on this page. Candidates who fail to meet the medical standards will be disqualified for admission. In the case of any claim, the decision of medical board appointed by IMU will be taken into consideration.
Note: Candidates who get qualified for B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering) and B.Sc courses have to submit a Physical Fitness Certificate from Registered Medical Practitioner.
Candidates Eye Sight
Candidates who are applying for B.tech Marine Engineering courses and B.Sc (Nautical & Maritime Science) course must not have any degree of cross-eyed condition or any sickness in their eyes or the eyelids that are responsible for aggravating or recurring, the pressure of trachoma and iris complication sequela.
Candidates should have a good binocular vision (Fusion faculty and a 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.
For B.Sc. (Nautical Science) & B.Sc. (Maritime Science) – All the candidates appearing for these two courses should have colour vision unaided 1.0 (6/6) in better eye and 0.67 (6/9) in another eye. The normal colour vision shall be tested by Ishihara test chart.
For B.Tech.(Marine Engineering) degree course – Candidates appearing for this courses, the distance vision unaided 0.5 (6/12) in each eye or 0.67 (6/9) in better eye and 0.33 (6/18)
in another eye. The normal colour vision will be tested by Ishihara test chart.
- All the who want to appear in IMU CET 2017 must have completed their final examination of the 10+2 standard, conducted by any recognised Central or State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi
- The qualifying exam should be Intermediate or two-year Pre- University examination by recognised Board/University.
- The final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services wing of the National Defence Academy.
- General Certificate Education(GCE) examination(London/Cambridge/Srilanka) at the Advanced(A)level.
- International candidates – High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
- H.S.C vocational examination.
- For candidates applying from Open school – The Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling must have a minimum of five subjects.
- For candidates who are applying through a Diploma – It must be recognised by AICTE or a state board of technical education of at least 3-year duration.
- Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognised as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Important Points on Eligibility Criteria of IMU CET 2017
Those who are going to appear in the qualifying examination later than 31st May 2017 are not eligible to appear in IMU CET 2017.
The candidates who have given their “improvement” papers should secure 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM).
The candidates who have got “compartmental” must appear and pass from the same qualifying board. If any candidate changes the board he/she is not eligible to appear in IMU CET 2017. All such candidates must meet other Eligibility Criteria of IMU CET 2017 to get admission in the colleges of IMU.
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