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Yashwantrao Open University (YCMOU) PG Admissions 2019: Courses, Dates, Result

Updated On - April 18th 2019 by VAISHNAVI TYAGI

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) was established in July 1989. It is the fifth Open University in India. University has its headquarters at Nashik. 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.

YCMOU  has around 183 study centres and offers admission to the following PG courses:

  • M.Sc. 
  • M. Arch
  • M.L.I.Sc.
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • M.Com (Master of Commerce)
  • MPH
  • MA

Admission to MPH, MBA and M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension is done on the basis of CET conducted by the university. Selection to M.Com, M.Arch, M.Lib, MA and M.Sc. is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination. 

Candidates can register for admission by filling in the online application form and submitting the required processing requisites, on or before the due date. 

Also check, YCMOU Admission 2019

  • Mode of Application



    07th Jun, 2019 - 15th Jul, 2019

Important Dates

M.Sc , M.Sc (Agriculture) , MBA/PGDM , M.Com & M.Arch
Submission of Application 07th - 30th Jun, 2019
Date of Entrance Examination 15th Jul, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc (Agriculture)

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years

No.of Seats: 20


Graduate in 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 and Other Allied & Applied Agricultural Sciences. 

Master of Architecture [M.Arch.]

M.Arch is offered in four specializations – General, Construction Management, Environmental Architecture and Urban & Regional Architecture.

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.


M.Sc. is offered in nine specializations as follows:

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Mathematics, Biotechnology & Environmental Science: Candidate must have passed B.Sc./BA/B.Tech or BE in relevant specialization. 
  • Actuarial Science, Urban & Regional Planning, Bio-Informatics, Industrial Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism Studies, Food Science and Fashion Design: Candidate must have passed B.Sc. or other equivalent degrees.

For MPA: 

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


Candidates must have passed MBBS/ BHMS/BUMS/BAMS/BDS degree. 



MBA program is offered in six specializations which are General, HR, Finance, Marketing, Material Management and Fashion Design. 

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 Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.


Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce (B.Com)/BBA/BMA or BBM degree.

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 commerce. The decision of the Director of the School will be final and binding on the student in this respect.


MA is offered in seven specializations which are as follows: Communication, Distance Education, Education, Marathi, Hindi, English and Public Service.

Course Duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Education: Candidate must have passed any Graduation degree or B.Ed. degree
  • Communication, Distance Education, Marathi, Hindi, English and Public Service: Candidate must have passed any Graduation degree

Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib]

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


Candidates must have passed B.L.I.Sc. degree from a recognized university.



    Application Process

    M.Com , MA & M.Arch

    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 Online Admission Portal of the university and follow the given steps:

    1. Click on ‘Apply Online' tab.
    2. Register as a new candidate and fill all the relevant details and click on Accept. Then, accept the terms and conditions. 
    3. Login with ID and Password. Fill the form with all the relevant details.
    4. Candidate must fill up all the necessary information and then click “Save and Proceed”.
    5. After that, the candidate must click on “Add Qualification” and fill up all the academic details.
    6. Click on Save button and apply for the course you wish to seek admission in. Pay the admission fees of INR 1000 via online mode. 
    7. Once the candidate successfully applies, he/she has to submit the printout of the 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.
    8. 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)

    Selection Process

    M.Com , M.Arch & M.Sc

    Selection for admission to MBA degree courses will be through Common Entrance Test (CET). Whereas, admission to M.Com and M.Arch is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination. 

    M.Sc (Agriculture)

    Admission is done on the basis of academic merit and social reservation. 


    Admission to all the M.Sc. courses is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination. For MPH, candidates are selected on the basis of YCMOU entrance test. 


    Admission to MA and M.Lib is done on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination. 


    YCMOU MBA Entrance Test (MCQ Based): The university conducts a separate entrance test to offer admission in MBA program. The test consists of the following sections as given below:

    Reading Comprehension12
    Verbal Ability20
    Numerical Ability16
    Business Date Interpretation24
    Business Application16
    Business Judgement12

    Read More: YCMOU Fees

    Social Reservation for M.Sc (Agricultural Extension): Number of seats available as per the criteria of social reservation is tabulated below:

    CategoryReservation (%)Seat
    Vimukta Jati (VJ-A)300
    Nomadic Tribes (NT-B)2.500
    Nomadic Tribes (NT-C)3.501
    Nomadic Tribes (NT-D)200


    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



    Amit Khude

    Admission for MA history

    24 May, 2019 10:40
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Amit, the university does not offers this course. However, you may check other MA History Colleges in Maharashtra from here.

    24 May, 2019 11:31

    PhD in management

    01 May, 2019 15:18
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Bhagyashri, this course is not available in the university. You may check other P.hD Management College in Maharashtra from here.

    01 May, 2019 15:39

    hi i'm from Mumbai i wont admission in Cooperative Management or Business Process Management Please Help Me When we are Apply

    24 Dec, 2018 15:50
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Gopal, You may please check the official website of the university to get the admission or course information.

    24 Dec, 2018 16:11
    Ketan katkar


    30 Oct, 2018 11:30
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Ketan, The Application are closed now for pg courses in this University as mentioned above.

    30 Oct, 2018 12:54
    Ajay janardhan jaybhay

    Can the admission is possible in Msc analytical chemistry...

    22 Sep, 2018 20:59
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Ajay, The admissions are closed for this session.

    24 Sep, 2018 18:13
    dipali waghwarule

    MA psychology last date and mediums please give information

    01 Sep, 2018 19:29
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Dipali, The applications are closed for this session.

    03 Sep, 2018 13:23
    Vanita Guntuka [UHM]

    can the admission is possible in science or information technology

    21 Aug, 2018 11:52
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Vanita, The Application are closed now for pg courses in this University as mentioned above. and the both courses does not offered by the university.

    21 Aug, 2018 14:42

    I want to take admission for MPH 2018 -19 in regular mode...what is d procedure?

    19 Aug, 2018 12:18
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Varsha, The Application are closed now for pg courses in this University as mentioned above.

    20 Aug, 2018 13:29
    Snehal Chavan

    I want admission in MSC biotechnology 2018-19

    17 Aug, 2018 14:22
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Snehal, The Application are closed now for pg courses in this University as mentioned above.

    17 Aug, 2018 15:30
    Siddharth Patil

    How percentage are required for MSc in chemistry plz give some guidance

    11 Aug, 2018 18:44
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Siddharth, This course is not offer in this college.

    17 Aug, 2018 18:23

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