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Yashwantrao Open University (YCMOU) PG Admissions 2018

Updated On - March 31st 2018

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) was established in July 1989. It is the fifth Open University in India. University has its head quarters at Nasik. It is a member of associations like the Association of Indian Universities, Association of Commonwealth Universities, Asian Association of Open Universities, and Commonwealth of Learning, Canada.

The university has around 183 study centres and offers admission to the following PG courses.

  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension
  • M. Arch (CM/EA/URP)
  • M. Sc (Bio- Informatics/ Bio- Technology/ Environment Science/ Actuarial Science/ Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA(Master of Business Administration)
  • M. Com(Master of commerce)

Only candidates with the relevant qualifying degree can register for the above mentioned programmes. Seats are reserved for people belonging to different categories such as SC/ST/BC etc.

Candidates can register for admission by filling-in the online application form and submitting the required processing requisites, on or before due date. Admission to the above programmes is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the qualifying degree examination/entrance examination.  

  • Mode of Application



    01st May, 2018 - 15th May, 2018

Important Dates

M.Sc , M.Sc (Agriculture) , MBA/PGDM , M.Com & M.Arch
Start of admission process 01st - 15th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Agriculture)

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Candidate must be Graduate/Post Graduate in any one of the following stream of agricultural science:
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Fisheries
  • Animal Sciences
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agri-Business Management
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Food Sciences & Technology
  • Home Sciences
  • Information Communication Technology in Agriculture or any other equivalent agricultural education.

Master of Architecture [M.Arch.]

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Candidate must have a hold of B.Arch. / any other bachelor’s degree which is recognized as equivalent thereto.


Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Bio- Informatics/ Bio- Technology:  Candidate should have any of the following UG degree: B.Sc., Zoology / Animal Science/ Biotechnology, with Chemistry/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Botany as one of the regular subjects.)
  • Environment Science: Candidate should have a hold of any B.Sc.  Degree.
  • Actuarial Science: candidate should have a hold of any Bachelor’s degree.
  • Industrial Engineering: candidate should have a hold of any Bachelor’s degree in science with mathematics as one of the subject.



 Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Candidate should have any Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category)
  • Candidate must qualify the Entrance Exam conducted by Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.


Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce.

NOTE: In case a candidate has equivalent course in commerce, a written application accompanied by the necessary documents should be sent to the Director of school of commerce .The decision of the Director of the School will be final and binding on the student in this respect.

Application Process


Candidates must apply for admission through online registration process and submit completed application before the last date. All fields in the application form should be correctly and completely filled-in with the relevant information.

Candidate should log on to the university website and follow the given steps:

  1. Click on ‘Apply Online' tab.
  2. After filling the relevant information, a Login ID and Password on a registered mobile by SMS.
  3. With the help of this Login ID and Password the candidate will find options for payment of entrance exam fees/university fee.
  4. Candidate must take the printout of receipt and pay the fees at the convenient “Fee Collection Centre” of MKCL. The list of Fee Collection Centre is available on the website.
  5. After paying the necessary fees ,candidates must visit the university website and click on get logged in and click on “Fill Application Form”
  6. Candidate must fill up all the necessary information and then click “Save and proceed”.
  7. After that candidate must click on “Add Qualification” and fill up all the academic details.
  8. Once the candidate successfully applies, he/she has to submit the printout of application form or show the form number to the study centre along with necessary documents to the program-study centre for which you have applied.
  9. Candidate must ensure that study centre verifies your application form after submission of form number/ printout.

Important documents to be enclosed with the application are:

  1. Scanned image file of Proof of Date of Birth (D.O.B.)
  2. Scanned image file of Statement of marks of qualifying exam and Passing certificate of qualifying exam based on which you are seeking admission.
  3. Scanned image file of Cast Certificate / Cast validity certificate / Non Crème Layer for Backward Class (if required)
  4. Scanned image file of your Gazette Notification (if name on documents are different than the name in which you want to apply)
  5. Scanned image file of your recent

Selection Process

MBA/PGDM , M.Com & M.Arch

Candidates will be selected for the programme on the basis of their marks in the qualifying examination. Selection for admission to MBA degree courses will be through ENTRANCE TEST.


  • Entrance fee for MBA: Rs. 500/-


YCMOU endows the following scholarships to its deserving candidates:

  1. SC/ST Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
  2. Scholarships given by Govt. of India.
  3. Post-Matric scholarship

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



Shubhangi sonawane

I want to take admission for phd in environmental science in2018 what is process for this.

09 Oct, 2017 15:23
Payal Dulichand Meshram

I want admition ur collage in Msc agriculture

30 Jun, 2017 23:29
sangeeta rawat

Hello Payal, Please find the link and check Admission

14 Jul, 2017 12:21

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