Mumbai University Institute of Distance & Open Learning (IDOL) Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Dates

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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

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Eligibility Criteria

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

Selection Process

 Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria will be selected for admission. 

How to apply?

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.

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



Vinay Suresh Sathe

Hi Shobhana, I'm working professional with B.E. (Electronics), MBA (IT Management), want to do Msc (Mathematics) through Mumbai University under IDOL program. If yes, will I able to attend part time lectures and what is the fees ?

11 Dec, 2019 14:45
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vinay, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course. Admission will however depend on the marks scored in graduation degree.

11 Dec, 2019 15:44
Priyanka Kale

I want to do msc chemistry through idol in 2020

17 Nov, 2019 17:58
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Priyanka, this course is not available for distance learning in this university.

18 Nov, 2019 12:55
Oza Akz aa

Which is official website where should I apply for b. Com and when should I apply

30 Oct, 2019 18:28
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi, Oct 10, 2019 (tentatively) was the last date to apply for admission in this course.

31 Oct, 2019 17:38
Devashri Sampat

I want to take admission for mcom through distance ( IDOL) . WHEN WILL THE APPLICATION START?

18 Oct, 2019 18:24
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Devashri, Oct 31, 2019 (tentatively) is the last date to apply for admission in this course.

18 Oct, 2019 18:29
Manav Rana

hello can i apply now for ba course as idol student ?? secondly this college by chance provide ba-bed course??

11 Sep, 2019 08:10
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manav, Aug 31, 2019 (tentatively) was the last date to apply for admission. No, the college does not provides BA-B.Ed course.

11 Sep, 2019 10:06
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

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