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Mumbai University Institute of Distance & Open Learning (IDOL) Admissions 2019: Eligibility, Fees, Dates

Updated On - July 17th 2019 by SAPNA MALIK

The Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL), Mumbai University 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 the 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 2019.

PGDFM and PGDORM Admissions are open from July 9, 2019 to July 31, 2019.
  • Mode of Application



    12th Jul, 2019 - 31st Aug, 2019

Important Dates

BA , B.Com & B.Sc
Registration begins from 12th Jul, 2019
MA , M.Com , M.Sc & MCA
Opening of Registration portal 27th Jul, 2019
BA , B.Com , B.Sc , MA & M.Com
Last date of Registration 31st Aug, 2019

Eligibility Criteria


B.APsychologyCandidate should have passed H.S.C. (Class 12th) or Equivalent Exam
Political Science
Rural Development
English Literature
Urdu literature


B.ComCandidate should have passed H.S.C. (Class 12th) or Equivalent Exam with Commerce 


B.ScCandidate should have passed H.S.C. (Class 12th) or three-year technical diploma examination.


MAHistoryBachelor’s Degree in relevant subject from a recognized University.
Political Science
Marathi Literature
Hindi Literature
English Literature


M.ComB.Com./BMS Degree from any recognized University.


MCAGraduation from a recognized University with a minimum of 45% marks (minimum 40% for reserved category) and Mathematics as a subject at Class 12th or higher level.

Master of Arts [MA] (Education)

MAB.Ed. or B.A. (Education) Degree from any recognized University.

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

M.ScMathematicsB.A. or B.Sc. Degree with a minimum of 2 papers in Maths of the 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)

M.Sc Information TechnologyBachelors Degree or equivalent from a recognized University.
Computer Science

How to apply?

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

Candiates can apply online on the university website for all the courses offered by IDOL. However, if the candidate is applying for MCA, he/she should separately apply for MCA Entrance Exam.

Pay an Application Fee of INR 500 through online mode i.e., Debit/ Credit Cards/ Internet Banking, or Bank Challan of Bank of Maharashtra only.

Fees for Eligibility case:

Candidates applying to courses offered by IDOL need to obtain an eligibility certificate from IDOL, in order to apply. The fees for the same is given below:  

  • Document Verification fees of INR 400/- will be charged if applicant have passed you Board/ University Examinations from other than Maharashtra State Higher Secondary Board / other than University of Mumbai
  • Eligibility fees of INR 220 is payable if candidate has passed his/her examination from Maharashtra State Universities and Diploma from MSBTE.
  • An Eligibility fee of INR 320 is payable for candidates who passed the required qualifications out of Maharashtra State Universities /Boards other than Maharashtra /Technical Boards of other State.


  • 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)

Candidate must then submit in person, the duly 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. Candidates can also send application by registered post.

Selection Process

BA , MA & B.Sc

 Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be selected for admission. 

Reservation Criteria

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

CategoryQuota (Seats)
D.T. (A)3%
N.T. (B)2.5%
N.T. (C)3.5%
N.T. (D)2%

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



Imtiyaz Shaikh

Hi I have been looking to get into FYBsc Computer Science but that is only course not showing on the portal. What should I do? Please help

23 Aug, 2019 09:16
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Imtiyaz, following are the details regarding admission in B.Sc Computer Science:

  • Candidates who have obtained 45% in intermediate in science stream are eligible for this course.
  • However, admission to this course is provided on the basis of merit in qualifying examination.
  • Oct 31, 2019 (tentatively) is the last date to apply for admission in this course.

For further details, you may check the Admission Procedure of the university in detail from here.

23 Aug, 2019 11:21
Sachin Vasantrao patil

?? Bsc BEd ??? ?????? ????????? ????????? ??? MA education ???? admission???? ???? ??

21 Aug, 2019 13:06
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sachin, B.Sc-B.Ed integrated course is not available in the institute. For MA Education, candidates can apply for admission till Aug 31, 2019 (tentatively).

21 Aug, 2019 13:18
Rukhsar A

When the lectures of PGDORM will start?

21 Aug, 2019 12:43
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rukhsar, classes for the concerned course are likely to commence in second week of Sep, 2019.

22 Aug, 2019 15:47
Amit Kamble

Because of some kind of problem I have wrongly selected language of answer that is "english" but I want to change language of answer to "marathi" . The form has been submitted. While observing the print of form I get to know that mistake. What should I do to change the language of answer.

12 Aug, 2019 21:03
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Amit, kindly visit the official website of the institute for relevant information.

12 Aug, 2019 21:18
md raja khan

I have passed 12th in 2017 .now i want to take admission for .can i apply now

03 Aug, 2019 12:35
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi MD, yes, you can apply for admission to this course till Aug 31, 2019 (tentatively).

03 Aug, 2019 12:54
srushti siddharth gaikwad

Hi i need a help i want to take MSC IT part 1 admission i try all step i register in but still unable to take part time MSC IT admission so please guide me so that i can take admission

29 Jul, 2019 14:56
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Srushti, admission process for this course is expected to start in Sep, 2019.

29 Jul, 2019 17:33
Rahul Patel

I mam / sir I want to take a admission in through idol can u help me

27 Jul, 2019 21:41
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rahul, following are the details on M.Com admission in the university:

  • Admission forms were to be made available from today itself i.e. July 27, 2019 and the process will continue till August 31, 2019.
  • Students who have done graduation are eligible for the course.
  • Admission will be done on the basis of merit only.

27 Jul, 2019 22:40
Diksha Ramesh Bhojane

Hi Sir/Mam I want to take a admission for MCA through Idol, When Entrance exam date

25 Jul, 2019 11:41
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Diksha, entrance exam for MCA admission is scheduled to be held in September, 2019 (expected).

25 Jul, 2019 12:00
Pooja Pokale

Hi Sir/Madam, I have completed my 2nd year in bcom and now i want to take admission in 3rd year through IDOL,so would you please tell me the site from which i can fill the form as i am unable to find it and also the beginning date for registration and ending date? Thank you.

23 Jul, 2019 00:42
mannu singh

Hi Pooja, we are providing you the Direct Link to the official website for new registration. Thereafter, you may apply for admission to the concerned course. The submission of application form for the B.Com course starts from 12 July 2019 and the last date of submission of application form is 31 August 2019 (tentatively).

24 Jul, 2019 14:51
Purvashree Parkhal

When the admission dates will be declared for Mcom Part 1 .

19 Jul, 2019 00:26
Ayush Gupta

Hi Purvashree, admission process for all the PG courses of the university will start from July 27, 2019 (expected).

24 Jul, 2019 16:55

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