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Yashwantrao Open University (YCMOU) Ph.D 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.

University offers various courses having course level research; programmes in these course levels are discussed as following in various disciplines:

Research course:

  • Ph.D in Agricultural Extension

Candidates can get admission to the above mentioned courses through pre entrance test (PET) conducted by this university.

Candidate can register themselves by paying the entrance test fee of amount Rs. 500/- through DD.


1. Ph.D in Agricultural Extension10
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  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    01st May, 2019 - 15th May, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
Application begins from 01st - 15th May, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture


  • Candidate must possess post graduation degree in Agriculture Sciences in first class and must clear Ph.D entrance examination.


Application Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

  • Candidate can online fill the application form to the university website
  • Candidate can register themselves to the above mentioned course by submitting the entrance test fee of amount Rs. 500/- through DD in favour of "Finance Officer, YCMOU, Nashik" payable at Nashik of any Nationalized bank only.
  • Candidate must have to send application form and all the attested documents at the following address:

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

Dnyangangotri, Near Gangapur Dam

Nashik- 422222


  1. Certificate of marks in qualifying examination.
  2. Mark sheets of under graduate and post graduate programmes.
  3. Cast certificate, cast validity, non-creamy layer, and certificates.
  4. Physically handicapped certificate (if applicable)
  5. Children of freedom fighter and defence person (if applicable)
  6. Proof of date of birth (Driving Licence or PAN card Or Aadhar card (with date of birth) or leaving certificate Or Passport or Election Voter card)
  7. Statement or certificate showing you have cleared the entrance test.


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Selection Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture

  • Selection of the candidate will be based on the rank secured in the merit list in pre entrance test (PET).

Reservation Process

  • Candidates seats will be reserved as per the government of Maharashtra Guidelines for admission
  • Reservation classification of the seats for the Ph.D programme are as following:
1. Scheduled Caste(SC)131
2. Scheduled Tribes (ST)71
3. Vimukta Jati – (VJ-A)30
4. Nomadic Tribes (NT-B)20
5. Nomadic Tribes (NT-C)30
6. Nomadic Tribes (NT-D)20
7. Other Backward Class (OBC)192
8. Unreserved (Open)506

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



Smita Bade - Salunkhe

As university got approval for start PHD Programs.. when next entrance test will conduct for PHD in Management

11 Jul, 2018 11:48
Akansha Expert

Hi Smita, This University provide only, Ph.D in Agricultural Extension course.

13 Jul, 2018 15:20
Ritambhara Jangale

Hi I am a food n MSc food processing and preservation,please let me know whether I can apply for this PHD in Agriculture

15 Jun, 2018 12:15
Akansha Expert

Hi Ritambhara, No, You are not eligible for this course As per basic norms of the university i,.e. Candidate must possess post graduation degree in Agriculture Sciences in first class and must clear Ph.D entrance examination.

15 Jun, 2018 17:41
Sushant Jamkar

What is the Procedure for Ph.D in any Management course... What is the Date for Submission of Form ...How can we get admitted in this Program ... What is the Eligibility criteria... Fees .... And is there any centre for Pune...In Pune

01 Jun, 2018 19:04
Garima Bansal

Hi Sushant, This university does not provides phd in Management course.

07 Jun, 2018 15:14
Chandrashekhar Shrigondekar

Please inform PhD can be done in Hindi or in Commerce stream

09 May, 2018 06:00
Akansha Expert

Hi Chandrashekhar, This University does not provide P.Hd in Hindi Or Commerce Stream, It only provide Ph.D in Agricultural Extension, As mentioned above.

09 May, 2018 12:25
Mohan Dattatray Patil

Please inform me when the admissions will be open for PhD in education

17 Apr, 2018 10:31
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Mohan Dattatray Patil, The registration will be open for the Ph.D. program from 01st - 15th May 2018.

17 Apr, 2018 10:46

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