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University of Mumbai, Mumbai - Admission Details 2017

Mumbai, Maharashtra UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1857 State University

Mumbai University Admission 2017 for UG, PG, MSc, Phd and Distance Learning (IDOL) Courses

For the Academic Session June 2017, Mumbai University will start its admission process by April and ends by May. Check the table 1.1 to get precise or tentative dates of the release of Mumbai University Application Form and Merit Lists.

Mumbai University has 711 affiliated colleges and six different faculties i.e Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Technology & Sports. It runs more than 600 courses including Certificate, Diploma, Graduation, Post-Graduation, PG Diploma and PhD programs.

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Mumbai University Admission Dates for All Courses (Tentative*) 

Undergraduate Courses:

Sale of Form for Undergraduate (UG) Courses26th May to 14th June 2016OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
Submission of Filled Application with Pre-Enrollment Form18th June 2016
Release of First Merit List for UG22nd June 2016


Last to Submit the MUCLET Application Form22nd April 2016OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
MUCLET Exam Date30th April 2016

Check Mumbai University LL.B & BBA-LL.B Admissions 2017

MSc Programs:

Last Date to Submit Application for M.Sc Courses6th August 2016OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
Display of Provisional Merit List7th July 2016
Grievances from Students11th July 2016
Display of Final Merit List13th July 2016

PhD Courses:

Date of Phd Eligibility Test or PETJanuary 3, 2016OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
Last Date to Submit the FormNovember 30, 2016

Institute of Distance and Open Learning Admission Dates:

IDOL Application Form Available from29 July 2016OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION
Last date to submit the application form31st August 2016

Note: All the dates mentioned in the table are tentative and are based upon last year admission schedule. We will update the date sheet with the actual one once it is released.

University does not have any engineering and medical sciences department. Admission for B. Tech, M. Tech and MBBS courses at privately owned colleges is conducted through JEE Main and NEET. Law Faculty of the University also takes a separate entrance test for LLB and LLM Programs i.e.  MUCLET.

Mumbai University has six different faculties i.e Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Technology & Sports. It runs more than 600 courses including Certificate, Diploma, Graduation, Post-Graduation, PG Diploma and PhD programs.

This article provides information upon admission in various Full Time UG & PG Programs, Entrance Tests for Law and Eligibility for B.Tech and MBA programs. Online application procedure for Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL).

Mumbai University Undergraduate Courses (UG) Admission 2017-BA, B.Sc, B.Com, B.S.W., BMS and B.Voc and B.Lib.Sc.

Mumbai University releases the application dates for UG programs considering the result date of Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C) exam. The admission is done on the basis of merit list, as per a government circular colleges cannot take admission through any entrance test for the courses mentioned below.

The admission process mentioned here include the courses First Year B.A, B.Sc, B.Com, B.M.M, B.S.W, B.A in French Study, BA in German Study, B.M.S, B.M.S-M.B.A, B.Com (Financial Market), B.Com (Accounting & Finance) B.Com (Banking & Insurance), B.Sc IT, B.Sc Computer Science, B.Sc (Hospitality Studies), B.Sc (Microbiology), B.Sc (Bio Chemistry), B.Sc (BioTechnology), B.Sc (Maritime), B.Sc (Nautical Sciences), B.Sc (Forensic Science), B.Sc (Home Science), B.Sc (Aviation), B.Voc and B. Library Sciences.

Admission in Engineering and Medical Courses are done by central entrance exams like JEE Main and NEET.

Mumbai University UG Admission Application Form:

The application form for all the affiliated colleges of the University of Mumbai need to be submitted at the centralized application platform  


  • Candidates can apply for multiple courses in multiple colleges through online applications
  • Please be careful while applying, once admission get confirmed in one College, you cannot then seek admission in another College for same Course.
  • Reservation Criteria is provided at the bottom of this article

Check Mumbai University UG Admissions 2017


For BA, B.Sc, B.Com

Almost for all the UG programs at Mumbai University eligibility remains same i.e. Passed in Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) examination conducted by the different Divisional Boards of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education with the relevant subjects.

For Integrated BA, B.Sc, B.Com

45% in Higher Secondary School Certification Exam and the other details remain same as above.

For Bachelor of Mass Media

As per government norm, no college can have any entrance test for admission in this course. Merit list for this courses gives weightage to the candidates based upon their stream in 12th.


To Check the Complete List of Courses and Eligibility Please follow this Link



Mumbai University Common Law Entrance Test MUCLET 2017 for admissions to Integrated Five Year Management and Law Degree Programme. BBA-LLB (Hons.) Course

Mumbai University have 120 seats of BBA-LLB course running at University National Law School, Fort Campus and School of Law Thane Sub Campus. 85% of seats is filled by the students having domicile of Maharashtra.

Admission in BBA-LLB program is done through Mumbai University Common Law Entrance Test (MUCLET 2017), followed by an interview. Exam Centers for MUCLET are only available across Maharashtra.

MUCLET Application Form: 

The application form for MUCLET will be made available on / downloadable from University Website ( The pdf file for the form will be updated once made available.

 Candidates are required to download the form and take a print out on legal size plain paper. Candidates are required to fill in the prescribed format all the necessary details.

The hard copies of the application form along with Demand Draft and other necessary documents to be submitted either at the office of

University National Law School, Room No. 209, 2nd Floor, University of Mumbai, Fort Campus, M.G. Road, Fort, Mumbai 400032 OR at the office of School of Law, University of Mumbai, Thane Sub Campus, Behind Runwal Garden City, Ram Maruti Nagar, Balkum, Thane (W) 400 608

within the prescribed time updated once the form is released.

Out stationed Candidates may scan the application form along with the Demand Draft and send in the soft copies to Email ID:

MUCLET Eligibility:

Candidates with 45% marks in 10+2 or any exam equivalent are eligible for the exam, for SC and ST candidates the minimum marks required is 40%.

MUCLET Entrance Exam Fees for General Candidates is 2000 INR and for Reserved Category candidates is 1000 INR.

MUCLET Exam Pattern:

MUCLET is a pen paper based exam conducted in English Language only and consists question English Grammar and Vocabulary, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Legal Reasoning and Aptitude and Basic Mathematics.

Total Number of Question: The exam will be of two hours and will consist 100 question.

Mumbai University M.Sc Admission:

Admission in M.Sc programs at Mumbai University is done by a merit list released on the basis of B.Sc Marks. The application for the M.Sc programs can be filled at the centralized application window for Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and Biochemistry The Mumbai University has released two different set of criteria for Merit List preparation and college admission will be done in order of preference.

  1. For Mumbai University Student:
  1. The students who have been declared in First Class and above without grace marks with as a single major subject out of 1200 (Sem V & VI)
  2. The CGPA will be considered if the marks are equal
  3. The students who have been declared passed in First Class with Grace marks /Second Class with as a single major subject out of 1200 (sem V & VI)
  4. The students offering two major subjects, Chemistry as one of the subject at T.Y.B.Sc be admitted in order of merit by considering marks secured in Chemistry at T.Y. B.Sc only
  5. In case there is a tie in a), b), c) or d) aggregate marks without grace marks out of 1200
  6. In case there is a tie in a), b), c) or d) then marks in theory out of 800 without grace marks (Sem V & VI)

There will be one common merit list for all the students in each subject for the admissions to be made by the Post Graduate Section of the University of Mumbai. The final merit list will be displayed on the website of the university and on the Notice Board of the Post Graduate Studies Section, University of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai 400 032. Merit List will also be mailed on the colleges provided.

  1. For Other University Students:

Merit List of other university students other than University of Mumbai will be released along with the Category 1 student for the seats left. Candidates belonging to other universities should submit self-attested Xerox copies of all three years B.Sc. Marksheets.

Mumbai Universty Phd Admission 2017

Candidates can take admission in Phd Courses by submitting online application form for Phd Eligibility Test of Mumbai University (PET), followed by an interview. It is advised for the students to check the eligibility criteria mentioned in the document  

See Mumbai Universty Phd Admission 2017 notification

Admission for PHd is done in two sessions January-February and July-August Session. Candidates need to submit their application form online with a nominal application fees of 1000 INR for General category students and 500 INR for Reserved category.

Exemption from Phd Entrance Test:

Candidates fulfilling one of the following criteria shall be exempted from Ph.D. entrance test (PET).

  1. Qualified in GATE / SET / NET / (JRF) Examination / teacher fellowship holder of the apex bodies as CSIR / UGC / ICAR / ICMR / DBT only
  2. Completed an M. Phil. Degree from University of Mumbai as per the UGC guidelines from time to time.
  3. Completed an M. Phil. Degree from any other recognized Universities in India as per the UGC guidelines from time to time. The exempted candidates from Ph.D. entrance test shall submit their application within fifteen (15) days from the date of notification directly to the concerned Research Centre with all relevant supporting documents.

Structure of PhD Entrance Test:

The Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) will consist of one paper of 100 marks for the duration of three (3) hours in the relevant subject of various faculties.

Syllabus and Pattern of Question Paper

a) Syllabus: - It shall consist of the various topics included in the compulsory / core papers at Post Graduate Degree level in the respective subject of University of Mumbai.

b) Pattern of Question Paper: - The question paper will consist of three types of questions viz - Objective - forty (40) marks, Short answers - thirty (30) marks and long answers - thirty (30) marks.

c) Standard of Passing: - Candidates securing fifty (50) or more marks in entrance test will be declared as successful and eligible to apply for admission process.

Declaration of Result: - Candidates who score a minimum 50% and above marks in the entrance test (PET), shall be declared as successful by the University of Mumbai and will be eligible to apply for admission to the Ph. D. programme. The list of such candidates will be published on the University website and a copy of the results will be sent to the concerned research centers.

Validity period of result of Ph. D. entrance test- The result of the entrance test (PET) will be valid for three (03) years and candidates must apply within this period for admission to the Ph. D. programme.

Mumbai University Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) Admission 2017

Mumbai University started its distance education wing in 1971 and is pioneer in providing science education through correspondence. Admission in IDOL is done through an online application system available at

How to Apply for IDOL:

  • Candidates having graduate degree can directly apply at the portal with a scan of their passport size photograph, signature marksheet of qualifying exam.
  • The student from other college affiliated to University of Mumbai who is transferring his/her admission to IDOL is required to scan & upload original No Objection Certificate (NOC) of current academic year from the concerned college and submit along with Xerox copy.
  • All the Students from other university or board other than Maharashtra State board are required to obtain the eligibility certificate. which will be issued online after approval from Eligibility Unit, Room No. 108 (A), Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai-400 098.
  • Fees can be paid online or through Challan

List of Courses Running in IDOL:-

Undergraduate Courses: First Year B.A.(History, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Education, Psychology, Commerce, Rural Development, Marathi, Hindi, English, Urdu & Geography) First Year B.Com. First Year B.Sc. (Information Technology) First Year B.Sc. (Computer Science)

Second Year & Third Year Programs: (B.A., B. Com, B.Sc. IT., Computer Science & Nautical Technology) M.A. (History), M.A. (Sociology), M.A. (Economics), M.A. (Politics), M.A. (Marathi), M.A. (Hindi), M.A. (Gujarati), M.A. (English). M.A. (Education) M. Com. (Accounts /Management)

Post Graduate Programs: MA/M.Sc. (Mathematics) M.Sc (Information Technology) M.Sc. (Computer Science) M.C.A. (Master of Computer Application) First Year, Second Year & Third Year PGDFM (PG Diploma in Financial Mgmt.) Part - II PGDORM (PG Diploma in Operation Research & Management)

University of Mumbai Reservation Policy:

Please go through the following screenshot for Mumbai University reservation policy. Reservation criteria can differ if the entrance exam is conducted by an authority other than Mumbai University.

online application mode

M.Phil programme are offered under in multiple disciplines including sociology, philosophy, education and commerce. Students, seeking admission have to qualify in the entrance test conducted by the University. Preference will be given to GATE/UGC-JRF/UGC-NET/UGC-SET qualified students. read more

application form dates

offline application mode

Mumbai University admission is open for M.Sc. and MCA courses for the academic year 2017-18. Admission to M.Sc. course is based on the marks scored by a student in the qualifying exam cum merit. For Integrated M.Sc., admissions are done through the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) 2017 and for MCA Programme, MAH-MCA-CET score is considered. read more

application form dates

online application mode

University of Mumbai offers ME (Master of Engineering) and M.Tech.(Master of Technology) Programmes in various disciplines for the academic year 2017-18. The admission to the programmes will be based on your GATE score and will be done through the DTE Maharashtra website. read more

application form dates

online application mode

Mumbai University invites applications for admission to various UG courses in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Performing Arts and Fine Arts. Students have to qualify in the entrance, preliminary test or audition test to secure a seat in the University. read more

application form dates

online application mode

The University offers M.Pharm programme under the choice based credit system for the session 2017-18. The admission is performed either on the basis of the score of MHT-MPH-CET 2017 or GPAT 2017. read more

application form dates

online application mode

Mumbai University also offers several law courses viz. LLB and BBA-LLB programs to eligible students. Final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks scored in MUCLET 2017, to be held in July 2017 (tentative). Application process for registration to law courses usually starts from June every year. read more

application form dates

online application mode

Mumbai University conducts MHT CET 2017 to provide admission to B.Tech programmes while admission to B.Arch. is performed through the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2017. Students have to visit to the DTE Maharashtra page to confirm all exam related details. read more

application form dates

online application mode

To secure admission in B.Pharm programme, students have to qualify in MHT CET 2017 or GPAT. The entire application process is online and must be completed by March 22nd, 2017. For more admission, related information, students have to visit to the official page pf DTE Maharashtra. read more

application form dates

online application mode

Mumbai University offers various full time PG courses under the faculty of Arts, Science & Fine Arts. The applications are available on the University website & students have to submit the same in the respective affiliated colleges. read more

application closing date

online application mode

University of Mumbai offers BMS-MBA on the basis of All India Merit Rank of MUCMET 2017, usually conducted in the month of May every year. Eligible candidates can fill and submit the concerned application form along with the fee and necessary enclosures on or before the last date. read more

application closing date

offline application mode

Eligible candidates may apply to Ph.D program offered by Mumbai University in multiple disciplines. Candidates are shortlisted through Mumbai University PhD PET 2017, to be conducted in January 2017 (tentative). Interested candidates can submit completed applications along with the fee within the stipulated time. read more

application closing date

online application mode

Admission to MFM, MMM, MHRDM and MIM will be based on a Written Test followed by Group Discussion. The applications for these programs should be submitted by November 30th, 2017. The admission for MMS Programme will be through the MHT-CET 2017 to be held on May 5th, 2017. read more

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