Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) is an open university was established in the year 1989 by Act XX- (1989) of Maharashtra State Legislature, named after Yashwantrao Chavan, Maharashtra’s great political leader and builder of modern Maharashtra. It is fifth open university in India. The university provides the variety of UG and PG courses in multiple disciplines. Admission to same is done on the basis of merit list, however, for some courses, the university conducts its own entrance exam. It also accepts JEE Main and other national level exams for B.Tech.
State Legislature of Maharashtra
University Grants Commission (UGC)
Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi
29,767 sq meter
Dnyangangotri, Near Gangapur Dam, Nasik
The University offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, Research, Diploma and Certificate courses in the following different schools. To know more about courses click here YCMOU Courses and Fees.
YCMOU offers admission to UG, PG, Research, PG Diploma, Diploma as well as Certificate courses. Those seeking admission can register through official website and study at YCMOU. Students can go through YCMOU Admission articles given below for further information regarding admission to different courses:
The university offers M.Sc, M.Arch, MBA and M.Com program and only candidates with the relevant qualifying degree can register for the courses. Interested candidates can register by filling-in online application form and submit the required documents, on or before the due date. Admission to all the PG programs (except MBA) is done on the basis of marks secured by candidates in the qualifying degree examination. In case of MBA, the entrance examination is conducted by YCMOU for admitting students. For more information, candidates can read YCMOU PG Admissions.
The university also offers a doctoral research program viz. Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension with a limited intake. The only candidate who possesses PG degree is eligible to apply for the program. Pre-Entrance Test is conducted by the university in order to shortlist students for admission to the course. Interested students can apply by filling the application form and submitting it along with the required fee within the stipulated time. For more information, candidates can read YCMOU Ph.D. Admissions.