Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University – YCMOU

YCMOU Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University About Us

Maharashtra has a long and rich tradition of educational reforms. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Bhaurao Patil, Swami Ramanand Teerth and other great thinkers and reformers have contributed to educational philosophy and movement in the state. It was therefore appropriate that the state realized the need of an open university, The YCMOU university was established on 1st July, 1989 through Act XX of 1989 of the Maharashtra State Legislature, justly named after Yashwantrao Chavan, Maharashtra’s great political leader and builder of modern Maharashtra.

Due to statutory powers conferred by an act XX ( 1989 ) of Maharashtra state legislature and the recognition by the ‘University Grants Commission of India’, this Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University is fully empowered to award various academic certifications like certificates, diplomas, and graduate, post – graduate, doctoral degrees. This YCMOU university also takes all precautions, at all program stages from ‘Curriculum Design’ to ‘Examination’, to ensure that the standards and quality of, education and examinations are preserved. The curriculum of these programs is designed for Equivalence, with respective similar academic programs, offered by other statutory universities of various states.

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University also provides many different diploma or certificates, which may or may not be equivalent to any other such certificates. These certificates will motivate students for self – study, as their learning efforts will be recognized by the YCMOU after short duration. These certificates will be provided only when, student requests for it along with attested photocopies of Mark – Sheets confirming successful completion of the required courses in end examination. No convocation shall be necessary for issue of these certificates.

All architecture graduate and post – graduate programs are duly recognized and approved by the “Council of Architecture ( CoA )”. Hence, after successful completion of the graduate degree program ( that is, B.Arch. ), student can register with the “Council of Architecture ( CoA )”. Student shall be entitled to practice as an architect after such registration. For all engineering diploma and degree programs, where equivalence status is not explicitly mentioned, Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University has already initiated recognition and equivalence procedures, with appropriate authorities like “Board of Technical Education” or “All India Council for Technical Education ( AICTE )”.

YCMOU University will publish the results of these recognition and equivalence procedures on the official web site, as and when they are available. All these degree and post – graduate degree programs are duly recognized and approved by the ‘University Grant Commission ( UGC )’. Hence, these programs are equivalent to the respective programs offered by any other statutory university in India, for the purpose of employment, promotion and further education. In this respect, the status of this Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University is at par with all other statutory universities of India.

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Schools of Maharashtra Yashwantrao Open University

  • School of Academic Services Division
  • School of Agricultural Science
  • School of Architecture, Science and Technology
  • School of Commerce and Management
  • School of Computer Science
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Education
  • School of Health Science
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra University Course Details

1.Date of availability of application forms for online submission25th February, 2013
2.Last date of submission of online application forms1st April, 2013; 11:59 P.M.
3.Last date of submission of application forms for Foreign Nationals16th July, 2013
4.Dispatch of Banaras Hindu University Admit CardJune, 2013
5.Date of BHU PG Entrance Examination26th June, 2013 ( Wednesday )
6.Display of Key on BHU WebsiteJuly, 2013
7.Last date to entertain any complaint regarding KeyJuly, 2013
8.Date of BHU PG Result on website / IMS Notice BoardJuly, 2013
9.Date of Banaras Hindu University First Counselling : August, 2013
10.Date of BHU Second Counselling : September, 2013
11.Date of Banaras Hindu University Third Counselling : End of the September, 2013
12. Date of BHU Fourth Counselling : October, 2013

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Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Affiliated Colleges

  1. Abhinav College of Education
  2. AMRO Tourism Academy and College of Hotel Management
  3. Gokhale Education Society’s BYK College of Commerce
  4. Iifly Aviation Training Centre
  5. Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering ( IRIEEN )
  6. International Maritime Academy
  7. Nanasaheb B. R. More Science College
  8. Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth
  9. Rayat Shikshan Sanstha’s Sadguru Gadge Maharaj College
  10. Shraddha Technical Institute
  11. Sir Dr.M.S. Gosavi Institute of Business Studies Nashik
  12. SRTR Medical College

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YCMOU Nashik Contact Details

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University,
Dnyangangotri,
Near Gangapur Dam,
Nashik – 422 222,
Maharashtra ( India ),
Phone No. : 0253 – 2231714 / 2231715,
Fax : 0253 – 2230470,
Website : http://ycmou.digitaluniversity.ac/.
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