YCMOU (Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University)PG Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 28 2018

Yashseekingrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) was founded in July 1989. It is the fifth Open University in India. University has its headquarters 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.

The university has around 183 study centres and provides admission to the following Post Graduate courses.

  • M. Com(Master of Commerce)
  • M. Arch (CM/EA/URP)
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension
  • M. Sc (Bio-Informatics/ Bio-Technology/ Environment Science/ Actuarial Science/ Industrial Engineering)
  • MBA(Master of Business Administration)

Only aspirants with the relevant qualifying degree can register for the above-mentioned programmes. Seats are reserved for people belonging to various categories such as SC/ST/BC etc.

Aspirants can register for admission by filling in the online application form and be submitting the need procedures requisites, on or before the due date.   Admission to the above programmes is done on the basis of marks secured by the aspirants in the qualifying degree examination/entrance examination.

  • Method of Application



    01st May 2018 - 15th May 2018

Important Dates for YCMOU PG Admissions 2018

M.Sc , M.Sc (Agriculture) , MBA/PGDM , M.Com & M.Arch
Start of admission procedure01st - 15th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for YCMOU PG Admissions 2018

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Agriculture)

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Home Sciences
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Information Communication Technology in Agriculture or any other equivalent agricultural education.
  • Horticulture
  • Food Sciences & Technology
  • The aspirant must be Graduate/PG in any one of the following streams of agricultural science:
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Animal Sciences
  • Agri-Business Management
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Fisheries

Master of Architecture [M.Arch.]

Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • The aspirant must have a hold of B.Arch. / any other bachelor’s degree which is recognised as equivalent thereto.


Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • Actuarial Science: aspirant should have a hold of any Bachelor’s degree.
  • Industrial Engineering: aspirant should have a hold of any Bachelor’s degree in science with mathematics as one of the subjects.
  • BioInformatics/ Bio-Technology:  Aspirant should have any of the following Under Graduate degree: B.Sc., Zoology / Animal Science/ Biotechnology, with Chemistry/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Botany as one of the regular subjects.)
  • Environment Science: Aspirant should have a hold of any B.Sc.  Degree.



 Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • The aspirant must qualify the Entrance Exam organizeed by Yashseekingrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.
  • Aspirant should have any Bachelor’s degree with at least 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category)


Course duration: 2 years to 5 years


  • The aspirant should have a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce.

NOTE: In case an aspirant has an equivalent course in commerce, a written application accompanied by the necessary documents should be sent to the Director of the school of commerce.The judgement of the Director of the School will be final and binding on the student in this respect.

Application Procedure of YCMOU PG Admissions 2018


Aspirants must apply for admission via online registration procedure and submit a finished application before the last date. The list of Fee Collection Centre is available on the website.

  • After paying the necessary fees, aspirants must visit the university website and click on get logged in and click on “Fill Application Form”
  • The aspirant must fill up all the necessary information and then click “Save and proceed”.
  • After that aspirant must click on “Add Qualification” and fill up all the academic details.
  • Once the aspirant 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.
  • The aspirant 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. A scanned image file of Statement of marks of the qualifying exam and Passing certificate of qualifying exam based on which you want admission.
    3. Scanned image file of Cast Certificate / Cast validity certificate / Non-Crème Layer for Backward Class (if need)
    4. Scanned image file of your Gazette Notification (if name on documents are various than the name in which you seeking to apply)
    5. Scanned image file of your recent
    All fields in the application form should be correctly and clearly filled-in with the relevant information.

    The aspirant should log on to the university website and follow the given steps:

    1. Click on ‘Apply Online' tab.
    2. After filling the relevant information, a Login ID and Password on a registered mobile SMS.
    3. With the help of this Login ID and Password, the aspirant will find options for payment of entrance exam fees/university fee.
    4. The aspirant must take the printout of receipt and pay the fees at the convenient “Fee Collection Centre” of MKCL.

    Selection Procedure of YCMOU PG Admissions 2018

    MBA/PGDM, M.Com & M.Arch

    Aspirants will be selected for the programme on the basis of their marks in the qualifying examination. Selection for admission to MBA degree courses will be via ENTRANCE TEST.

    Important Notes of YCMOU PG Admissions 2018

    • Entrance fee for MBA: Rs. 500/-


    YCMOU endows the following scholarships to its deserving aspirants:

    1. SC/ST Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
    2. Scholarships are given by Govt. of India.
    3. Post-Matric scholarship

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