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Mumbai University Institute of Distance & Open Learning (IDOL) Admissions 2018

Updated On - April 26th 2018

Established in 1857, Mumbai University (MU) is the oldest University located at Mumbai, Maharashtra and one of the first three universities in India. Several private colleges in and around Mumbai are affiliated to MU. The University of Mumbai is one of the largest universities in the world in terms of the number of students. The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is a part of Mumbai University which offers various courses under the Distance Learning mode. 

IDOL invites applications for BA, B.Com., B.Sc. among the undergraduate courses and MA, M.Com., M.Sc., MCA, PGDFM (PG Diploma in Financial Management) and PGDORM (PG Diploma in Operations Research for Management) Programme at the postgraduate level for the academic year. Admission to MCA program is done through an Entrance Exam whereas candidates are shortlisted for the rest of the courses based on merit. Also, check IDOL Mumbai Admission 2018.

  • Mode of Application

    Online

  • START DATE - END DATE

    25th Sep, 2018 - 17th Nov, 2018


Eligibility Criteria

BA

You should fulfil any of the following criteria:

  • You should have passed H.S.C. (Class 12th) or Equivalent Exam
  • You should have passed for admission to F.Y.B.A (First year BA) course

B.Com

You should fulfil any of the following criteria:

  • You should have passed H.S.C. (Class 12th) or Equivalent Exam with Commerce.
  • You should have passed for admission to F.Y.B.Com.

B.Sc

You must have passed the higher secondary examination. If you have passed the three year technical diploma examination, then also you are eligible for admission.

MA

You should have any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.

M.Com

You should have a B.Com./BMS Degree from any recognised University.

MCA

You should be a graduate in any faculty of a recognized University by UGC with minimum 45% marks (minimum 40% for reserved category) and Mathematics as a subject at Class 12th or higher level.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Nautical Technology)

You should fulfil any of the following criteria:

  • You must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate or equivalent (Class 12th) examination conducted by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education, Mumbai or an examination of any other body recognized as equivalent thereto, with the following subjects: English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • If you have passed Standard 11th before 1978, with the following subjects: English, Science, and Mathematics, you are also eligible for admission.
  • You should have been sponsored by a shipping company through the respective Associations as an officer trainee in the Nautical Department of a sea-going ship for a minimum of twenty-four months of practical shipboard training as approved sea-going service.
  • You should have already performed a minimum of twenty-four months of practical shipboard training as approved sea-going service as an officer trainee in the Nautical Department of a sea-going ship (You will have to submit a Testimonial as proof in the form of “Sea-time Certificate” from the shipping company or Attest a copy of continuous Discharge Certificate or the certificate of competency as Navigating Officer on completion of such training).

Master of Arts [MA] (Education)

You should have a B.Ed. or B.A. (Education) Degree from any recognised University.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics) & Master of Arts [MA] (Mathematics)

You should have a B.A. or B.Sc. Degree with minimum 2 papers in Maths of University of Mumbai or at least 3 papers in Maths from other University.

Master of Science [M.Sc.] (Information Technology) & Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

You should have any Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University.

Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management

You must hold a University degree in any faculty with 2 years working experience in any Organization or must have recognized professional qualifications and at least five year’s professional experience.

Nationality: You should be an Indian national only.


How to apply?

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Philosophy) , Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Hindi) & Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Sociology)

You should apply online on the IDOL website. You should apply separately in case of MCA Entrance Exam.

You should pay the Application Fee of Rs. 500 through online mode i.e., Debit/ Credit Cards/ Internet Banking, or Bank Challan of Bank of Maharashtra only.

Fees for Eligibility case: You can obtain the Eligibility certificate from the website if required under the following cases:

  • Document Verification fees of Rs. 400/- will be charged if you have passed you Board/ University Examinations from other than Maharashtra State Higher Secondary Board / other than University of Mumbai
  • Eligibility fees of Rs. 220/- if you have passed your examination from Maharashtra State Universities and Diploma from MSBTE and Rs. 320/- for out of Maharashtra State Universities /Boards other than Maharashtra /Technical Boards of other State.

You should fill the Application Form with the required details.

Enclosures: You should attach the following enclosures along with the Application Form:

  • 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 previous course (For old IDOL students only)
  • Three copies of Bachelor Degree Certificate (For MA, M.Com., M.Sc.(Maths) only)
  • Two years work experience certificate (For PGDFM and PGDORM only)

You must then submit in person the dully filled and signed Application Form along with the original certificates and self-attested copies of the required documents to the staff at respective counters for verification. If you cannot go in person, you can send your application by registered post


Selection Process

BA , B.Com & MA

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


Reservation Criteria

The percentage of seats reserved for candidates of backward class categories belonging to Maharashtra State are as follows:

CategoryQuota (Seats)
S.C.13%
S.T.7%
D.T. (A)3%
N.T. (B)2.5%
N.T. (C)3.5%
N.T. (D)2%
OBC19%
Women30%
PH3%

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

Comments

Comments


30 Comments
N Sebastian

Does MU offer part time classroom courses for BA or Bcom ?

19 Jul, 2018 15:44
Akansha Expert

Hi Sebastian, Yes The Offers BA and BCom Course as Part time.

21 Jul, 2018 15:38
priya darshini

Dose Mumbai university IDOL offer MA in psychology

13 Jul, 2018 15:29
Akansha Expert

Hi Priya, No, In Open Mumbai university does not provide this course.

17 Jul, 2018 13:28
Arjun kshirsagar

Dose Mumbai university IDOL offer MSc in Zoology ?

09 Jul, 2018 16:11
Garima Bansal

Hi Arjun, This course is not offer in this university

09 Jul, 2018 18:11
Pooja Barman

Hey there, Does Mumbai university offer MA in Journalism or Mass Communication instead of Postgraduate Diploma?

09 Jul, 2018 14:36
Akansha Expert

Hi Pooja, No, In Open Mumbai university does not provide this course.

10 Jul, 2018 18:20
pradeep reddy

Does Mumbai university offer Ba in Ancient History?

06 Jul, 2018 02:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Pradeep, This course is not offer by the university i.e. Ba in Ancient History.

06 Jul, 2018 12:51
Mohammed khan

Hi i am looking for MBA Hospital Management course...What is the criteria of admission

05 Jul, 2018 19:08
Garima Bansal

Hi Mohammed, This course is not offer by the university

06 Jul, 2018 12:29
Amar Parte

hii I'm Currently studying in TYBCOM. I want to join MBA In Travel

04 Jul, 2018 17:46
Garima Bansal

Hi Amar, This course is not provided b y the univiersity

05 Jul, 2018 18:32
sandhya mahesh

Hii I'm m.com with 53.7% from Pune university .I want to join for ma economics . kindly guide me...

28 Jun, 2018 20:06
Garima Bansal

Hi Sandhya, The eligibility for the m.com is You should have a B.Com./BMS Degree from any recognised University.

29 Jun, 2018 19:04
Sumanlalit Garg

My daughter did mcom first year.now second year she want to do do without attending college as she is doing job for her mba at ISB.is it possible?pls guide us.where should we apply.

26 Jun, 2018 14:03
Akansha Expert

Hi Sumanlalit, If She was admit in Full time course it will not Change, and you must to clear out as full time, so it is not Possible or may you can contact to the university for get proper guidance.

26 Jun, 2018 15:59
sahil rane

I have fill online form in IDOL for FYBcom but in Date of Result option maximum year is 2017. Then how this year (2018) pass student can fill that form. I need help.

26 Jun, 2018 13:51
Akansha Expert

Hi Sahil, you need to contact with the college office to getting the information about Admission and Submission Of forms Application.

26 Jun, 2018 15:43
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