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Mumbai University PG Admissions 2019: Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Admission Procedure

Updated On - July 16th 2019 by MANSI TOPA

Mumbai University (MU) was the oldest University which was established in 1857 and located at Mumbai, Maharashtra and one of the first three universities in India.  Several private colleges in and around Mumbai are affiliated to MU. It has established its name in industrial & International collaborations and runs various professional courses. At national level, it has excelled in sports, cultural and out-reach activities. Mumbai University was accorded 5 star status in 2001 & 'A' grade status in April 2012 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It has been granted University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) status by UGC and PURSE Scheme by DST.

In the last five years, it has seen a 104% increase in undergraduate students. The University of Mumbai is one of the largest universities in the world in terms of the number of students. More than eighty of its teachers are on various professional bodies. Moreover, eighteen National/International awards have been won by the teachers in the last five years.

Also, check Mumbai University Admission 2019

The University invites applications for various postgraduate courses for the academic year 2019. These courses are offered in the Faculty of Arts, Science, Commerce, Performing Arts and Fine Arts. The postgraduate courses are full time and of two years duration. The applications for the programmes are available on the University website and after the online submission must be submitted to the respective colleges.

  • Mode of Application



    04th Jul, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

MA & M.Ed


You should be a graduate in any discipline from any recognized University.


Any person who has passed the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Education from MU or any other university recognized as equivalent with a minimum of 45% (40% for reserved categories) may be admitted to the Degree of Master of Arts in Education.


One should have passed the examination for the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (three years/Six Semester integrated course) or the degree B.Com. (Old Course) or the other Semester based Programmes i.e. Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Insurance) or Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) or Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Markets) or Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S.) of this University, or an examination of any other University recognized as equivalent thereto, and secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate for general category and 45% marks in case of reserved category.

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]

One should have passed Bachelor’s degree of this University in any faculty in second class and the degree of Bachelor of Library and Information Science of this University in good second class (i.e. minimum 50% or above and 45% or above for Reserved Category, or should have obtained qualification recognized equivalent thereto by this University.

Master in Social Work [MSW] & Master of Labour Studies

One must have taken the Bachelor’s degree of this University in any faculty, or the Bachelor’s degree of any other University recognized as equivalent to the Bachelor’s degree of this University.

Master of Education [M.Ed] (Hearing Impaired)

  • You should have successfully passed B.Ed. (Hearing Impairment) from a recognized University or any other degree equivalent to B.Ed. (Hearing Impairment) from an affiliated University and/or Teaching Department under any University recognized by UGC with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks; or
  • You should have successfully passed the B.Ed. (General Education) with 50% aggregate marks and have successfully completed Diploma in Special Education (Hearing Impairment) recognized by the rehabilitation council of India with minimum 50% aggregate marks.

Master of Fine Arts [MFA] (Applied Arts) , Master of Fine Arts [MFA] (Painting) & Master of Fine Arts [MFA] (History of Arts)

  • You must be a teacher in the constituent/ affiliated colleges of this University or Government colleges/Government Aided Colleges imparting instructions in the respective branches and must have passed
  • You should have a B.F.A. degree in respective branches of this University or the Government Diploma in respective branches of the Government of Maharashtra or an examination of any other body recognized as equivalent thereto and must have thereafter obtained 5 years of experience of teaching to the classes leading to the B.F.A. degree in this University or the Government Diploma in the respective branches.
  • You must have passed in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree examination (12+4 or 10+5 degree course) in the respective branch, of the University of Mumbai or an equivalent examination of another University of India/Abroad recognized by this University as equivalent thereto in Second class.

Master of Science [M.Sc]


  • Admissions will be on merit (percentage of aggregate marks/grade secured at the qualifying examination).
  • To be eligible for admission to M.Sc programme, one must have passed standard twelfth (after the 10+2 schooling) or equivalent examination with minimum 50% marks (45% marks for students belonging to the Reserved category)

How to apply?

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc] , Master in Social Work [MSW] & Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]

You should log on to the official website of the University and select the link for “Pre- Admission Online Registration” provided on upper right corner of the home page.

You should then click on “Apply Online” and register yourself by entering your authentic details in the relevant fields and click on “Register”.

You will receive a verification code and a link on your mobile through SMS in some time. You must log in with your verification code, enter all the specific particulars on the online application form.

You should attach your recent passport size color photograph of dimensions 35mm x 45 mm with a minimum 72 to maximum 150 DPI resolution.

Registration Fee: You should pay the Registration fee of Rs. 100 through a Demand Draft in favour of “The Finance and Accounts Officer, University of Mumbai” payable at Mumbai.

You should then submit the Application online.

Once you fill the Application Form successfully and apply, you will have to submit/send the print out of the Application Form along with necessary documents to every course-college separately for which you have applied.

Enclosures: You will have to attach the following documents with your Application at the time of sending the hard copy:

  • Mark sheet and Degree Certificate
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Two photos
  • Eligibility Certificate (if applicable)

For Eligibility Certificate (If applicable): You will be required to attach the Eligibility certificate if you are from a University other than the Mumbai University.

You must approach the Registrar of the University or any of its constituent colleges and obtain the Eligibility Certificate for the following fees paid in cashRs. 220 if you are from universities in Maharashtra

Rs. 320 if you are from other University (other than Maharashtra state)

You will be required to attach this along with your Application Form at the time of the final admission.

Selection Process


If your Bachelor’s degree is in the same course in which you are seeking admission, with 6 papers in that subject, you will be admitted on the basis of merit. If it is 3 papers, you will have to appear for an Interview.

 If you have done your Bachelor’s in a subject other than the one you are seeking admission in, you will be selected on the basis of a written test consisting of 2 papers in the subject in which you desire to register for your M.A. degree. Paper 1 will be an essay paper in the subject, and Paper 2 shall be a paper to test your general acquaintance with the subject.


You will be selected on the basis of merit.

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]

You will be selected on the basis of merit. However, if you are a graduate of a University other than Mumbai University seeking admission to the course, you will have to apply to the Registrar of this University for a Certificate of Eligibility.

Master in Social Work [MSW] & Master of Labour Studies

You will be selected on the basis of fulfilment of eligibility criteria.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



swati patole

When start for ATKT form for Mcom Part I

21 Aug, 2019 14:13
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Swati, admission forms will be made available from July, 2020 (tentatively).

21 Aug, 2019 14:31
Richa jha

I want to take admission in M. A in idol. What is the procedure and when are they started? What documents will required for this course?

19 Aug, 2019 13:19
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Richa, following are the details on admission in MA in IDOL:

  • Admission will be based on merit in qualifying examination i.e. graduation.
  • Candidates can apply for admission till Aug 31, 2019 (tentatively). 

Following is the list of enclosures needed at the time of admission:

  • Two self-attested copies of proof of Date of Birth
  • Copy of Residence Proof
  • Three recent passport size photographs
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three self-Attested copies of Class 12th Marksheet
  • Identity Card of the previous course (For old IDOL students only)
  • Three copies of Bachelor Degree Certificate (For MA, M.Com., M.Sc.(Maths) only)
  • Two years of work experience certificate (For PGDFM and PGDORM only)

19 Aug, 2019 15:22
Rushi Hindalekar

I have passed bcom and i want to take admission in mcom (banking and finance) through idol. When are they starting? And which documents is required? Please guide me

14 Aug, 2019 09:13
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rushi, admission process for this course has already got over for this session.

14 Aug, 2019 10:45

I want to take admission for part 1? When are they starting?

24 Jul, 2019 17:11
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Prachi, admission process for PG courses is likely to start from June, 2020.

24 Jul, 2019 17:35

What about these year?

24 Jul, 2019 17:37
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Admission process for this year has got over.

24 Jul, 2019 17:51
Tushar Kamble

When Msc I.T admission start at university?

24 Jul, 2019 12:54
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Tushar, admission dates for this session have already gone. Usually, the application process starts in the month of June.

24 Jul, 2019 13:03
ShainiKashyap Kashyap

When is MA in mass communication admission going to start??

20 Jul, 2019 14:44
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shaini, this course is not available in the university. You may check other Mass Communication Colleges in Mumbai from here.

20 Jul, 2019 15:13
vinita gada

When is mcom part 1 admission going to start at university?

20 Jul, 2019 12:05
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vinita, admission process for this course is expected to start in the month of August, 2019.

20 Jul, 2019 12:57

I need the admission procedures and fee structures for M.A in geography and Geo-informatics. Kindly help me with the details of the two courses.

17 Jul, 2019 19:23
Ayush Gupta

Hi Kago, Admission will be based on merit basis and it start from last week of july and fee for this course is 4250.

23 Jul, 2019 17:40
Sristi rani

I want admission in m.a English kindly send me the process of admission

16 Jul, 2019 15:41
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sristi, candidates have to apply for admission in online mode on the official website of the university. Admission criteria is as explained below:

  • Candidates who had 6 subjects in their graduation will be granted admission on merit basis whereas students with 3 subjects in graduation will have to appear in an entrance examination conducted by the university.
  • Likewise, students seeking admission in same discipline as in graduation will be given admission on the basis of merit while those who have opted for another branch different from that of graduation will have to take written aptitude test.

16 Jul, 2019 16:05
Sristi rani

I have completed B.A in English honours and after that I completed B.Ed, both passed with 1st class.

16 Jul, 2019 22:21
Pranjal Singhal

Hi Sristi. Please contact the university to apply for admission.

22 Jul, 2019 11:54
Jyoti Kamble

when is mcom part2 admission going to start at university?

14 Jul, 2019 13:21
mannu singh

Hi Jyoti, admission for M.COM starts from 27 Jul 2019 and the last date to apply is 31 Aug 2019 (tentatively).

15 Jul, 2019 14:57

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