University of Mumbai, Institute of Distance & Open Learning - [IDOL], Mumbai

University of Mumbai, Institute of Distance & Open Learning - [IDOL], Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra UGC, DEB | Estd 1971 MU, Mumbai Public distance education

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Mumbai University IDOL (Mumbai University, Institute of Distance and Open Learning) is a department of distance education at the University of Mumbai. It is the 7th university in the country that began the Distance Education Program in a conventional setup. IDOL Mumbai University offers various courses at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels in the streams of Humanities, Science and Technology, Commerce & Management, Inter-disciplinary, etc. Admission to all programs provided by Mumbai University IDOL (except MCA) is done on the basis of the performance of students in the last qualifying exam while for the MCA program, applicants need to appear for the university conducted entrance exam.

Mumbai University IDOL Highlights

Established year | Type1971 | Distance Education
Approved byUniversity Grants Commission (UGC) – Distance Education Board
Campus area77,000 square feet area
Affiliated Colleges760+
Application modeOnline
Courses offered | typeUG, PG, and Doctoral | Arts, Science, and Commerce.
Selection criteriaMerit and Entrance based
Official websitehttp://mu.ac.in/ 
LocationVidyanagari, Kalina, Santacruz East Mumbai - 400098 Maharashtra, India

Mumbai University IDOL Courses

The institute offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. courses in multiple disciplines. The list of courses consists of BA (Bachelor of Arts), B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science), B.Com (Bachelor of Commerce), MA (Master of Arts), M.Sc. (Master of Science), MCA (Master of Computer Application), M.Com (Master of Commerce). It also provides PG Diploma with a duration of 2 years.

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Mumbai University IDOL Admission

The application form for all programs offered by MU IDOL is available on the official website of Mumbai University. The application fee varies for different programs. Candidates who wish to apply for any program are required to fulfill the complete eligibility criteria prescribed by the university. The minimum eligibility for UG courses is class 12 with not less than 50% marks while for master’s programs, applicants must have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline with at least 50% of the marks. Ph.D. admissions are considered on the basis of a valid qualifying marks and a university-based entrance test followed by the personal interview session. There is a relaxation of 5% marks for reserved category candidates SC/ ST/ OBC.

Selection is done on the basis of marks obtained in the last qualifying examination. Shortlisted candidates are called for the document verification process.

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Mumbai University IDOL Faculty

  • Dr. Dhaneshwar Harichandan
    • Designation: I/C Director and Professor in Education, IDOL
    • Qualification: MA, MPS, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
  • Mr. Anil Bankar
    • Designation: Faculty-In-Charge and Associate Professor cum Assistant Director in History.
    • Qualification: MA and B.Ed
  • Dr. Santosh Rathod 
    • Designation: Assistant Professor cum-Assistant Director in English.
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
  • Mrs. Rajashri Pandit
    • Designation: Assistant Professor cum- Assistant Director in Economics.
    • Qualification: MA and LLB
  • Dr. Naresh Tambe
    • Designation: Assistant Professor in Psychology
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
  • Dr. Ajit Patil
    • Designation: Assistant Professor in Geography
    • Qualification: MA
  • Dr. Sandhya Garaje
    • Designation: Assistant Professor in Hindi
    • Qualification: MA and Ph.D.
  • Mrs. Manisha Bankar 
    • Designation: Assistant Professor in Marathi 
    • Qualification: MA

Mumbai University IDOL Scholarship

Mumbai University, Institute of Distance and Open Learning (Mumbai University IDOL) provide the scholarship to eligible candidates. Government Scholarship is available in some courses for the reserved category candidates (SC/ST/OBC/VJ-NT/SBC). Interested and eligible applicants can submit their application through the Social Welfare website while ST students can apply through the Tribal Welfare Dept. website.

Mumbai University IDOL Facilities

Hostel:

In order to give home-like accommodation facilities for the outstation students, the university has 7 hostels as accommodation facilities.

Library:

The library possesses more than 1,190 manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu and about 7,418 in Sanskrit and allied languages. There are a total of 7,51,837 books in total, 14,904 textbooks and 11,168 reference books, 6,99,208 Book Titles, 631 total journals in which are 270 Indians whereas are 361 foreign and many more.

Mumbai University IDOL FAQs

Ques. Do the students of IDOL, Mumbai University get the same degree as the regular students?

Ans. Yes, the weightage given to both the degrees is the same. When students with Mumbai University’s IDOL degree go out to look for a job, the degree is considered the same as a regular degree. There is an advantage of pursuing a course from MU’s IDOL, students can complete their course as well as do their job simultaneously. The only thing that they need to do is be in regular touch with the teachers or a guide through Personal Contact Programs (PCP) of Mumbai University IDOL.

Ques. Can I get admission to Mumbai University IDOL if I have already secured admission at an MU affiliated college?

Ans. Yes, you may secure admission to IDOL no matter if you are already admitted to MU affiliated college. What is required is the cancellation of admission from the previous institute.

  • Cancel admission.
  • Take NOC
  • Take online admission
  • Submit transfer certificate to your college which they will send directly to IDOL.

Ques. What is the first half and second half in Mumbai University Idol?

Ans. In Mumbai university Idol, there are two-semesters- winter semester and summer semester. The first half is the winter semester which starts in November and the second half is the summer semester which starts at the end of the winter semester in the month of April.

IDOL, Mumbai Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
PG Diploma₹17,625Graduation
BA₹3,61210+2
M.Sc₹12,128Graduation
M.A₹5,628Graduation
B.Sc₹17,52810+2
B.Com₹3,61210+2
M.Com₹5,628Graduation
Select Degree : PG Diploma BA M.Sc M.A B.Sc B.Com
Select Stream : Arts Science Computer Applications Commerce

University of Mumbai, Institute of Distance & Open Learning - [IDOL] Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Master of Science [M.Sc]

₹ 12,515 1st Yr Fees
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Master of Arts [M.A]

₹ 6,015 1st Yr Fees
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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]

₹ 16,925 1st Yr Fees
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Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

₹ 3,675 1st Yr Fees
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  • Dates : Application Starts 21 Jan 2020 | Application Ends 31 Jul 2020 Check All Dates
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Neha BhaskarMaster of Arts [MA] (English)Pursued 2nd year
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In a nutshell, the college is nice provided that you really wish to opt for a distance course.


6/10academic
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7/10food & accom
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Alankrita singhBachelor of Commerce [B.Com]Pursued Third Year
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It was awsome.

Remarks -
8.2 /10

I would like to conclude by saying that I'm highly privileged to belong to my college's family which is one of the most decent and happening college throughout Mumbai. I would definitely love to recommend it to those living in the suburbs in Mumbai


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8/10food & accom
6/10placement
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Vidyanagari, Kalina, Santacruz East
Mumbai - 400098
Maharashtra , India

0.31KmVidya Nagri

022-26523048

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44 Comments
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Sneha Hiwrale

HOW TO DO ONLINE PAYMENT? THE PAYMENT OPTION IS DISABLE.

29 Aug, 2019 00:25
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

If you are not able to pay the fee online, you can use bank challan for the same.

29 Aug, 2019 12:09
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Sneha Hiwrale

hii can you please tell me if my brother will go to submit the admission form to the university instead of me .is it allow ?

28 Aug, 2019 12:18
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sneha, no, it is compulsory that the candidate himself/herself must be physically present at the time of admission and document verification.

28 Aug, 2019 12:23
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poonam hatkar

hi, can you please confirm when mcom part 1 marksheet distribution is held on ???

20 Aug, 2019 13:02
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Poonam, kindly visit the official website of the institute for relevant information.

20 Aug, 2019 13:15
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Ritika Shendre

hi, i have completed the process of online admission of mcom from MU IDOL, what to do next? Do we have to go and submit our documents and TC?

13 Aug, 2019 16:36
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Ritika, visit the official website of the university for relevant information.

13 Aug, 2019 17:11
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Rahul singh

Last date of M.A admission and fees

01 Aug, 2019 16:57
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Mansi Topa

Hi Rahul, The last date to apply for admission to the M.A. program is August 31, 2019. The total amount of fee for the program will vary around INR. 11,115/-

08 Aug, 2019 17:08
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Ganesh Haribhau Ingle

Please tell last date of Mcom admissions 2019 2020

22 Jul, 2019 07:12
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mannu singh

Hi Ganesh, The last date of admission in M.Com is 31 August 2019 (tentatively).

22 Jul, 2019 12:25
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Ashwini shrikrushana wagh

M. Com admissions are stared or not what is the procedure for distance or correspondence students plz inform

09 Jul, 2019 22:34
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mannu singh

Hi Ashwini, M.COM registration starts from 27 Jul 2019. Please check this link: Admission Procedure.

11 Jul, 2019 17:01
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pranav kumar

Is m.sc botany course in distance education is available in University

29 Jun, 2019 16:38
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pranav, this course is not provided by the university. However, you may check other M.Sc Botany Colleges in Mumbai from here.

29 Jun, 2019 16:53
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Siddiqui Rushda Khatoon

What is the procedure for correspondence M.Com?

12 Jun, 2019 12:22
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rushda, you can check Admission Details of M.Com in the university from here.

12 Jun, 2019 13:16
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Shraddha Sharma

Can you do BED distance education fron Mumbai University

18 Jan, 2019 09:02
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Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Shraddha, You may please contact the college or may you visit the college for getting the relevant information.

18 Jan, 2019 13:02

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