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Yashwantrao Open University (YCMOU) Ph.D Admissions 2020: Eligibility, Dates, Result

Updated On - July 31st 2019 by SHRIYANSHI JHA

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) offers 7 discipline under Ph.D. The duration of Ph.D is 3 years and has an intake of 120 seats.

Applicant seeking admission to Ph.D offered by YCMOU must possess post-graduation degree and have clear Ph.D. entrance examination. Admission will be grated through the pre-entrance exam (PET) conducted by the university. 

UGC NET JRF/CSIR NET JRF/SET/GATE/SLET/ Teacher fellowship or M.Phil degree holders are exempted from the admission test.

Applicant can register by both online and offline mode on the university website or send the DD INR 500/- in favor post-graduation “YCMOU, Nashik”. 

Read about YCMOU Course & Fees 

  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    19th Mar, 2020 - 08th Apr, 2020

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Agriculture
Application begins from 01st - 05th May, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Education

Master’s degree holders with at least 55% marks from any recognized university will be eligible for admission in Ph.D programme. A relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination marks will be given to all reserved category candidates.

YCMOU, Nashik provides Ph.D. under many disciplines, such as:


Ph.D. in EducationPh.D. in Law
Ph.D. in Political SciencePh.D. in Economics
Ph.D. in Fine Arts Ph.D. in Agriculture
Ph.D. in Public AdministrationPh.D. in Sociology


Ph.D. in Mathematics Ph.D. in Chemistry
Ph.D. in BotanyPh.D. in Physics
Ph.D. in ZoologyPh.D. in Applied Science


Ph.D. in Computer SciencesPh.D. in Civil Engineering
Ph.D. in MechanicalPh.D. in Production Engineering
Ph.D. in Electrical Ph.D. in VLSI
Ph.D. in Aerospace EngineeringPh.D. in Instrumentation Engineering
Ph.D. in Automobile EngineeringPh.D. in Electronics and Communication Engineering


Ph.D. in EnglishPh.D. in Sanskrit
Ph.D. in HindiPh.D. in Bengali
Ph.D. inPh.D. in Marathi
Ph.D. in PunjabiPh.D. in Tamil
Ph.D. in GujaratiPh.D. in Telugu


Ph.D. in biotechnologyPh.D. in biology
Ph.D. in biochemistryPh.D. in nutrition
in bio information Ph.D. in biotech
Ph.D. in pathologyPh.D. in pharmical education


Ph.D. in HospitalityPh.D. in hotel management
Ph.D. in HRPh.D. in marketing
Ph.D. in financePh.D in business administration


Ph.D. in Media and mass communicationPh.D. in advertising and mass communication
Ph.D. in journalism and mass communicationPh.D. in journalism


Ph.D. in yogaPh.D. in commerce
Ph.D. in AyurvedaPh.D. in nursing
Ph.D. in forestryPh.D. in dental
Ph.D. in fashion designingPh.D. in pollution control

Application Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Education

Applicant can submit the form through both online as well as offline mode. 

Apply online:

  1. Open the official website. (
  2. Click the link “PET 2020” application form.
  3. Select the course and choose online mode.
  4. Upload the scanned copy of 10+2 mark sheet, signature, and photograph.
  5. Pay the fees of INR 1000/- through debit/credit card.

Offline mode:

  1. Send a written letter to the admission office to get the application form.
  2. Fill the application form correctly with all the relevant details, enclose a recent passport size photograph.
  3. Send a DD of INR 1000/- in favor of “Finance Officer, YCMOU, Nashik” along with the application form to the address of correspondence.

Address of Correspondence :

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

Dnyangangotri, Near Gangapur Dam

Nashik- 422222


  1. Certificate of 10+2 examination.
  2. Mark sheets of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
  3. Valid id proof
  4. Statement or certificate showing you have cleared the entrance test.

Check YCMOU Admission 2020

Selection Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Education

YMCOU prepares the merit list of PET qualified candidates for each stream of Ph.D. discipline. Merit list will have the names of qualified aspirants along with their marks and category. List will be prepared on the basis of cutoff. General category candidates having 100 marks or more will have their names in merit list. For SC/ST/ PwD cutoff is 90 marks. Univesrity also prepares list of candidates those who are exempted from the test. 

All the selected candidates then will be called for the documents verification on university centers. Those whose documents are verified and are eligible for the admission will be given seat. For this they have to submit the course fees to the center.

Ph.D. Entrance Test Pattern

  • Will be conducted in Online Mode. 
  • Two Papers, each of 100 marks and have 1 hour duration.
  • Paper 1 will be common to all the aspirants have Research and General Aptitude questions.
  • Paper 2 will have PG course, NET, SLET syllabus. 


Schedule cast19%
Schedule tribe11%
Other backward classes20%

Contact Details

Address: Dnyangangotri Near Gangapur Dam, Govardhan, Nashik, Maharashtra 422222

Phone: 0253 223 17

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



vinaykumar sonwane

i have M.Ed [master in education] from Dr.B.A.M.U.Aurangabad university.Am i eligible for education through ycmou

08 Aug, 2019 02:01
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vinaykumar, to be eligible for this course, candidate must have scored at least 55% in M.Ed. However, admission gets approved only on the basis of marks in entrance exam conducted by the university.

08 Aug, 2019 11:42
Meghraj ganachari

When will be the started admission process to mcj course in2019/20

11 Jun, 2019 13:52
Shobhna Chaturvedi

HI Meghraj, this course is not available in the university. But you may check other MCJ Colleges in Maharashtra from here.

11 Jun, 2019 15:39
Charulata janardan jawale

Hii plz tell me how to take the admission in mphil education

14 Aug, 2018 20:31
Garima Bansal

Hi Charulata, The information regarding the m.phil education is given below:-


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

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).

17 Aug, 2018 11:29
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
Ashwini Anil Landge

Plz tell me about the phd entrance test 2018 for commerce when application will be starting thank you

24 Jun, 2018 18:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Ashwini, Please contact to this no. 0253-2230580 , 2230734 for getting Application for the PhD course Entrance test.

30 Jul, 2018 11:53
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
Shivaji Ramchandra Nagane

Please inform me when the admission will be open for PhD in marathi

28 Apr, 2018 12:42
Akansha Expert

Hi Shivaji, As the Admission is over for this university.

27 Sep, 2018 15:29
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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