Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Nashik

(State University)



Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) was established in July 1989 through an Act XX-(1989) of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly by the Government of Maharashtra. It is named after first chief minister of Maharashtra Shri Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan.

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University’s awarded degrees are duly recognized by UGC and DEC in India. YCMOU is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and AAOU.

Courses Offered

Academic Services Division

Post Graduate Programmes
1 Master of Arts (Distance Education)
2 Master of Arts (Subject Communication)
3 Master of Arts (Educational Communication)
4. Master of Commerce (Subject Communication)
5 Master of Science (Subject Communication)

Research Programmes
6 Master of Philosophy (Distance Education)
7 Master of Philosophy (Subject Communication)
8 Master of Philosophy (Educational Communication)
9 Doctor of Philosophy (Distance Education)
10 Doctor of Philosophy (Subject Communication)
11 Doctor of Philosophy (Educational Communication)

School of Agricultural Sciences

Certificate Programmes
1 Certificate in Gardening
2 Foundation in Agricultural Science

Diploma Programmes
3 Diploma in Agri Business Management
4  Diploma in Fruit Production
5  Diploma in Vegetable Production
6  Diploma in Floriculture & Landscape Gardening
7 Diploma in Agro Journalism

Degree Programmes
8  Bachelor of Science (Horticulture)
9  Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

Post Graduate Programmes
10  Master of Science (Agriculture Communication / Agriculture Extension / Agriculture Development)

Research Programmes
11  Doctor of Philosophy (Agriculture Communication / Agriculture Extension / Agriculture Development)

School of Architecture, Science & Technology

Certificate Programmes
01  Certificate in Information Technology

Diploma Programmes
02  Diploma in Communication Engineering
03Diploma in Computer Technology
04  Diploma in Industrial Electronics
05 Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering
06  Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
07 Diploma in Production Engineering
08  Diploma in Automobile Engineering
09Diploma in Thermal Engineering
10 Diploma in Architectural Assistantship
11 Diploma in Building Engineering

Degree Programmes
12Bachelor of Architecture (General)
13Bachelor of Technology (Electronics Engineering)
14  Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)
15Bachelor of Technology (Marine Engineering)
16  Bachelor of Science (Bio-Technology)
17Bachelor of Science (Bio-Informatics)
18Bachelor of Science (Genetics)
19Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Science)

Post-Graduate Programmes
20  Master of Architecture (General)
21 Master of Architecture (Construction Management)
22Master of Architecture (Environmental Architecture)
23 Master of Architecture (Urban & Regional Planning)
23  Master of Science (Bio-Technology)
24Master of Science (Bio-Informatics)
25Master of Science (Genetics)
26 Master of Science (Actuarial Science)
28Master of Science (Urban & Regional Planning)

School of Commerce & Management

Certificate Programmes
1Preparatory (English Medium)
2 Certificate in Fire & Safety Engg. Management

Diploma Programmes
3 Diploma in Co-operative Management
4 Diploma in Co-operative Management (Dairy)
5 Diploma in Co-operative Management (Agro-based Co-operatives)
6 Diploma in Co-operative Management (Banking)
7 Diploma in Fire & Safety Engg. Management
8 Diploma in Total Quality Management

Degree Programmes
9 Bachelor of Commerce (Marathi Medium)
10 Bachelor of Commerce (English Medium)
11 Bachelor of Business Administration (Hotel and Tourism Management)
12  Bachelor of Business Administration (Insurance and Banking)
13 Bachelor of Business Administration (Airline Management)
14 Bachelor of Business Administration (Air Travel Management)
15 Bachelor of Business Administration (Airport Management)
16 Bachelor of Business Administration (Aviation Management)
17 Bachelor in Co-operative Management

Post Graduate Programmes
18  Master of Business Administration (Hospitality Management)
19 Master of Business Administration (Insurance and Banking)
20 Master of Business Administration (General: HRD, Finance & Marketing)
21 Master of Business Administration (Air Travel Management)
22 Master of Business Administration (Airline Management)
23 Master of Business Administration (Airport Management)
24 Master of Business Administration (Aviation Management)
25 Master of Commerce

Research Programmes
26 Master of Philosophy (Commerce)
27  Master of Philosophy (Management)
28 Doctor of Philosophy (Commerce)
29 Doctor of Philosophy (Management)

School of Computer Science

Certificate Programmes
1 Certificate in Building Web Portals through Asp.Net
2  Certificate in Computer Financial Accounting (New)
3  Certificate in Data Communication and Networking
4  Certificate in E-Commerce
5  Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
6  Certificate in Enterprise Solutions Using J2EE
7 Certificate in Oracle
8  Certificate in Programming Excellence Through C#
9 Certificate in Statistical Techniques
10 Certificate in Systems Analysis and Design
11 Certificate in Programming Expertise in C
12 Certificate in Oops and C++
13  Certificate in Program Excellence Through VB.NET
14  Certificate in Visual Programming
15  Certificate in Computer Fundamentals
16 Certificate in Office Tools
17  Certificate in Linux
18 Certificate in JAVA
19  Certificate in Visual Basic
20  Certificate in Principles of Data Base Management System
21  Certificate in Business Information Systems
22  Certificate in Communication Skills and Technical Writing
23  Certificate in Professional Development
24  Certificate in Computer Organization
25  Certificate in Study Skills
26 Certificate in Operating Systems
27  Certificate in Data Structure using C
28  Certificate in Office Computing
29  Certificate in Computerized Financial Accounting
30  Certificate in Web Development
31  Certificate in DTP
32  Certificate in CAD
33 Certificate in Computer Operations for the Blind
34 Certificate in Computer Operations
35  Certificate in Computer Preparatory Skills

Diploma Programmes
36  Diploma in Office Computing
37  Diploma in Computerized Financial Accounting
38 Diploma in Computer Operations
39  Diploma in Programming Languages
40 Diploma in Computing
41  Advance Diploma in Computing

Degree Programmes
42Bachelor of Science (Business Information Systems)
43  Bachelor of Computer Applications

Research Programmes
44  Master of Philosophy (Computer Science)
45  Master of Philosophy (Information Technology)

School of Continuing Education

Certificate Programmes
1 Certificate in Engg. Vocations: Mobile Repairing
2 Certificate in Engg. Vocations: Tailoring
3 Certificate in Beauty Parlour Management
4 Certificate in Beautician (under SJRY)
5 Certificate in German Language
6 Certificate in Spanish Language
7 Certificate in French Language
8 Certificate in English Language
9 Certificate in Chinese Language
10  Certificate in Japanese Language
11 Certificate in Information Technology for School Students: Primary (5th to 7th Std)
12 S08 Certificate in Information Technology for School Students: Secondary (8th to 10th Std)

Diploma Programmes
13Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance and Networking Technologies (Win.2000 Server, Linux/Windows 2003)
14 Diploma in Printing Technology and Graphic Arts
15 Diploma in Fashion Design
16 Diploma in Interior Designing and Decoration
17 Diploma in Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology
18 Diploma in Electrician & Domestic Appliances Maintenance
19 Diploma in Automobile Techniques
20 Diploma in Cyber Security
21 Diploma in Fabrication
22 Diploma in Electronic Equipment Maintenance & Repairs
23  Diploma in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration.
24 Diploma in In-Flight Cabin Crew Training & Air Travel Management
25 Diploma in Customer Care & Air Travel Management
26 Diploma in German Language
27  Diploma in Spanish Language
28  Diploma in French Language
29  Diploma in English Language
30 Diploma in Chinese Language
31 Diploma in Japanese Language

Degree Programmes
32 Bachelor of Science (Hotel Management and Catering Operations)
33 Bachelor of Science (Hotel and Tourism Management)
34 Bachelor of Science (Media Graphics & Animation)

Post Graduate Programmes
35 Master of Science (Hotel and Tourism Management)
36 Master of Science (Food Processing & Preservation)

Research Programmes
37 Master of Philosophy (Environmental Science)

School of Education

Certificate Programmes
1 Certificate Programme in Early Childhood Care and Education
2  Certificate Programme in Content Cum Methodology
3 Certificate Programme for Self Help Group Facilitators
4  Certificate Programme in Information & Communication Technology for Teachers

Diploma Programmes
5  Diploma in School Management
6Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Pedagogy

Degree Programmes
7  Bachelor of Education

Post Graduate Programmes
8 Master of Education
9 Master of Arts (Education)
10  Master of Education for Class Improvement

Research Programmes
11  Master of Philosophy (Education)
12 Master of Philosophy (Physical Education)


School of Health Sciences

Certificate Programmes
1  Patient Assistant
2  Dai Prashikshan
3  Arogyamitra

Diploma Programmes
4  Yogashikshak
5 Hospital and Health Care Management
6 Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician

Degree Programmes
7 Bachelor of Science (Medical Laboratory Technology)
8 Bachelor of Science (Optometry)

School of Humanities & Social Sciences

Certificate Programmes
1 Preparatory (Marathi Medium)
2 Certificate Programme in Human Rights

Diploma Programmes
3Diploma in Gandhi Vichar Darshan
4 Diploma in Mass Communication & Journalism

Degree Programmes
5 Bachelor of Arts
6 Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication & Journalism
7 Bachelor of Library & Information Science

Post Graduate Programmes
8 Master of Library & Information Science

Research Programmes
9 Master of Philosophy (Marathi)
10 Master of Philosophy (Hindi)
11 Master of Philosophy (English)
12 Master of Philosophy (Sanskrit)
13 Master of Philosophy (History)
14 Master of Philosophy (Political Science)
15 Master of Philosophy (Economics)
16 Master of Philosophy (Home Economics)
17 Master of Philosophy (Sociology)
18  Master of Philosophy (Psychology)
19Master of Philosophy (Library & Information Science)
20 Master of Philosophy (Public Administration)

Academic Schools

  1. School of Academic Services Division
  2. School of Agricultural Science
  3. School of Architecture, Science and Technology
  4. School of Commerce and Management
  5. School of Computer Science
  6. School of Continuing Education
  7. School of Education
  8. School of Health Science
  9. School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
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Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
(State University)

Near Gangapur Dam,
Nashik 422 222

Tel : 0253-2230228, 2577859, 2230470, 2395459
Fax : 0253-2231716
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Website : https://www.ycmou.com

VC: Dr Rajan M Welukar
Reg: Dr Rajendra Vadnere (Actg)