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IMU CET Syllabus 2023: Subject-wise Syllabus, Exam Pattern


IMU CET Syllabus 2023: The Indian Maritime University conducts the IMU CET for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The authorities will release the IMU CET syllabus 2023 on the official website. Through the Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test (IMU CET), candidates can get admission to B.Tech, MBA, and M.Tech courses. Candidates preparing for the exam should go through the syllabus. It will help them know all the important topics for the exam.

Candidates preparing for IMU CET next year can prepare accordingly per the latest updated syllabus, which is provided in this article. Scroll below to know more!

IMU CET Syllabus 2023: Overview

Before getting into the details of the IMU CET syllabus and exam pattern, let us go through an overview of the exam, which is tabulated below:

Name of the ExamIndian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
Exam Conducting AuthorityIndian Maritime University
Exam LevelNational Level
Frequency of Exam ConductionOnce a Year
CategoryUndergraduate Exam
Mode of examOnline
Number of Participating Institutes21
Official Websiteimu.edu.in

IMU CET Exam Pattern 2023

Before going through the syllabus, let us first have a look at the exam pattern for IMU CET 2023 below:

SectionsNumber of Questions
General Knowledge25
General Aptitude25
  • The total exam duration is 3 hours
  • The questions are objective-type questions
  • There is no negative marking
  • The question paper is set in English only

Section-wise IMU CET Exam Syllabus 2023

The section-wise IMU CET syllabus is listed as follows:

IMU CET English Syllabus

The English section consists of the topics listed as follows:

  1. Parts of Speech
  2. Meaning of words/phrases
  3. Synonyms and Antonyms
  4. Phrasal verbs
  5. Tenses
  6. Idioms
  7. Reading Comprehension

IMU CET General Aptitude Syllabus

The topics in the General Aptitude section are as follows:

  1. Syllogism
  2. Data Sufficiency
  3. Data Interpretation
  4. Pipes and Cisterns
  5. Boat and Streams
  6. Numerical Computation
  7. Numerical Estimation
  8. Odd Man Out
  9. Time and Work
  10. Calendar  and Clocks
  11. Time and Distance
  12. Height and Distance
  13. Analytical Reasoning
  14. Logical Reasoning
  15. Abstract Reasoning
  16. Mixture and Allegation
  17. Ratio  and Proportion
  18. Numerical Reasoning
  19. Mechanical Reasoning

IMU CET General Knowledge Syllabus

This section consists of two basic sections, namely – Basic GK and Current Affairs

The Basic GK section consists of topics such as History, Geography, Indian Constitution, Books and Authors, Countries – Capital and Currency, Inventions and Discoveries, etc.

On the other hand, the Current Affairs section will have questions based on the current happenings in various fields like Sports, Finance, Economy, Business, Politics, Awards, Science and Technology, etc.

IMU CET Chemistry Syllabus

The Chemistry syllabus is basically based on the Class 12 syllabus. The topics in the syllabus are as follows:

  1. Some Basic Concepts
  2. States of Matter
  3. Atomic Structure
  4. Solutions
  5. Chemical Energetics and Thermodynamics
  6. Chemical Equilibrium
  7. Redox Reaction and Electrochemistry
  8. Rates of Chemical Reaction and Chemical Kinetics
  9. Surface Chemistry
  10. Chemical Families Periodic Properties
  11. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  12. Chemistry of Non-Metals – 1
  13. Chemistry of Non-Metals – 2
  14. Heavy metals
  15. Chemistry of Lighter Metals
  16. Chemistry of Representative Elements
  17. Transition metals, including Lanthanides
  18. Co-ordination Chemistry and Organo Metallics
  19. Nuclear Chemistry
  20. Purification and characterisation of Organic Compounds
  21. Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  22. Hydrocarbons
  23. Organic compounds Containing Halogens
  24. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  25. Synthetic and Natural Polymers
  26. Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen
  27. Biomolecules and Biological Process
  28. Chemistry In Action
  29. Environmental Chemistry

IMU CET Physics Syllabus

The Physics syllabus for IMU CET is of Class 12 level, and the topics covered in the syllabus are listed as follows:

  1. Units and Measurement
  2. Description of Motion in One Dimension
  3. Description of motion in Two and Three Dimensions
  4. Laws of Motion
  5. Work, Energy and Power
  6. Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia
  7. Gravitation
  8. Solids and Fluids
  9. Oscillations
  10. Waves
  11. Heat and Thermodynamics
  12. Transference of Heat
  13. Electrostatics
  14. Current Electricity
  15. Thermal and Chemical Effects of Currents
  16. Magnetic Effects of Currents
  17. Magnetostatics
  18. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents.
  19. Ray Optics
  20. Wave Optics
  21. Electromagnetic Waves
  22. Electrons and Photons
  23. Atoms, Molecules and Nuclei
  24. Solids and Semi-Conductors

IMU CET Mathematics Syllabus

The mathematics syllabus is also based on the class 12 level, and the syllabus is listed as follows:

  1. Sets, Relations and Functions
  2. Complex Numbers
  3. Matrix and Determinants
  4. Quadratic Equation
  5. Permutations and Combinations
  6. Mathematical Induction and Its Application
  7. Binomial Theorem and Its Application
  8. Sequence and Series
  9. Differential calculus
  10. Integral Calculus
  11. Differential Equations
  12. Two Dimensional Geometry
  13. Three Dimensional Geometry
  14. Vector Algebra
  15. Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion
  16. Probability
  17. Trigonometry
  18. Statistics
  19. Dynamics

FAQs on IMU CET Syllabus 2023

Candidates can find some of the commonly asked questions related to the IMU CET syllabus 2023 below:

Q.1: How many sections are in IMU CET?
Ans: IMU CET for B.Tech consists of six sections, namely English, General Knowledge, General Aptitude, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. In comparison, IMU CET for MBA consists of Quantitative, Verbal Abilities, Data Interpretation, and Logical Reasoning.

Q.2: What is the syllabus for IMU CET General Aptitude?
Ans: Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Pipes and Cisterns, Boat and Streams, Numerical Computation, Odd Man Out, Time and Work, Calendar and Clocks, Time and Distance, Height and Distance Mixture and Allegation, and Ratio and Proportion are some of the topics for General Aptitude.

Q.4: What is the syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics?
Ans: The syllabus for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics sections is the same as the syllabus for CBSE Class 11 and Class 12.

Q.3: What is the syllabus for IMU CET English?
Ans: Topics in the English section are Parts of Speech, Meaning of words/phrases, Synonyms and Antonyms, Phrasal verbs, Tenses, Idioms, and Reading Comprehension.

Q.5: Is there any negative marking in IMU CET?
Ans: No, there will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

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