Updated On - January 28th 2019, Updated By - Swati


The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University was established in July 1989 by Act XX- of the Maharashtra State Legislature, named after Yashwantrao Chavan, Maharashtra’s great political leader and builder of modern Maharashtra.YCMOU is the 5th open university in the country. The university will be recognized under section 12(B) of the university grants commission act,1956.

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University NameYashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
University TypeState
Accredited byUGC
LocationNear Gangapur Dam, Nashik, Maharashtra 422222
Campus Area150 Acres
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorC. Vidyasagar Rao
Accommodation Facility For both (Boys & Girls)
Vice ChancellorE. Vayunandan
How to Reach-
Founded In1989
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra admission 2019

YCMOU is offering the PG Diploma, Diploma, certificate, Postgraduate and undergraduate programs of 8 schools. The form of application and fees must be for the submission of the receipt of fees and the study center designate it.

  • BBA, BFA & BCA, B.Com, B.A, B.Sc courses which are requisite for passing in 10+2 and groups which are of relevance.
  • The B.Tech programs, passing in 10+2 with the specific Science group which is requisite of the degree of graduation which is essential for B.Ed course and B.Li.Sc courses.
  • The Bachelor’s degree of the courses which are relevant and essential for M.Sc., M.Com, M.A. as well as M.Li.Sc courses.
  • YCMOU is conducting CET examination for offering the admission in M.Sc ( Agricultural Extension),MPH and MBA courses.
  • Besides from diploma, PG Diploma as well as courses of certification, the university is moreover offering programs which are for the preparation of different kind of disciplines.
  • The application form is to be filled by the students online. The seats will be on the basis of the submission of the receipt which is in the study respectively or at the regional center.
  • The course which is offered by YCMOU for the admission is on the basis of marks attained by the aspirants which are in the previous qualifying examination.
  • The merit list publication, the aspirants must be collecting the material of study from the study center which is allocated.

About University

University Established1989
Established byState Legislature of Maharashtra
Total StudentsMore Than 1 Lakh
Affiliated ByUGC
Other Approval Distance Education Council

Main Features in Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra

  • Imparting of technical as well as vocational skills are given emphasis.
  • The communication technologies and advance and latest information are provided.
  • The rules at the entrance level, course flexibility as well as facilities of transferring of credit.
  • The network of the study centers.
  • The system which is scientific for the evaluation of students.
  • Significant attention for quality purposes.
  • Global outreach.
  • The degree recognitions as well as diplomas by different kind of professional bodies and the universities

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra Scholarship

  • E-Scholarship are provided to the students in the School of Computer Science

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra Award & Ranking

Vishakha Kavya Puraskar

The award is named the composition of poet and the poet laureate as well as the winner of the Dyanpeeth Award which is prestigious poet laureate, Shri V.V. Shirwadkar (most popularly known as ‘Tatyasaheb’) which is provided as the three maiden compositions of poets.

Baburao Bagul Gaurav Puraskar

With the recognition of the contributions of Shri Baburao Bagul in Marathi literature field. The award is best instituted with his specific name and provided on annual basis to the maiden story writing productions for the short-story writer.

Shramseva Puraskar

The award is given to the woman who is delivering especially relevant services for uplifting the neglected class of women and downtrodden in a particular area.

Dnyandeep Puraskar

The award is provided to a person making the contributions which are outstanding and are innovative which are especially in the distance education field.

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra University Placement


According to the campus interviews of different kind of companies according to the terms and conditions of the company on contract with the minimum of 2 years, in the companies which are reputed and sufficient salary is provided according to the future plan which is decided.


The entrance percentage is given availability which is above 80% tie-up with the organizations, and a minimum of 7000/- stipend which is offered by the companies with life which is not 3 months. The scholarship is of 6 months and is significant with the stipend of 7000/- The internship experience is significantly important.

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra top recruiting companies  

  • Wipro
  • Accenture
  • HCL
  • TCS

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Maharashtra contact details

Dnyangangotri Near Gangapur Dam, Govardhan, Nashik, Maharashtra 422222.



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