Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University Nashik Degree, Diploma, Certificate Courses

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Author: Vandana      Post Date: 08 Jul 2023           
The first thing you will want to know about Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) in Nashik, Maharashtra is whether or not it is a university that is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). So let's take a quick overview of YCMOU before learning about the programs that it offers.


Also known as Y.C.M. Open University, YCMOU is a self-financed UGC-approved university under the aegis of the Ministry of Higher & Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra. It has regional centres as well as a vast network of Learner support centers (LSCs) in various cities and towns in the State, including Nashik, Nagpur, Mumbai, Pune, Kolhapur, etc. Many students enroll for the Degree, Diploma, and Certificate courses due to the option of taking up course combinations and an easy credit transfer facility.

Admissions are currently open for all the Degree, Diploma, and Certificate Courses of YCMOU for the July 2023 admission round and applications will close on 31st July. Since there are literally dozens and dozens of courses offered by YCMOU, it is difficult to mention the eligibility criteria for every single one. Do check out the official website to know whether or not you are eligible to apply for the courses that you wish to enroll in. Here, we'll just check out which are the courses of the various Schools of YCMOU (and before you leave this page, don't miss the important footnote at the end)-

YCMOU Nashik Courses

School of Humanities & Social Sciences: B.A. (refer to the official prospectus for subjects), B.A. (Mass Communication & Journalism), M.A. (Marathi, Hindi, Urdu, English, Economics, Public Admin.), B.Lib. & I.Sc., M.Lib. & I.Sc., Diploma in Mass Communication & Journalism, Diploma In Value and Spiritual Education.

School of Commerce & Management: B.Com. (offered in Marathi and in English medium), B.Com. (Cooperative Management), M.Com. (Commerce), Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce, M.B.A. (HR/Finance/Marketing/Manufacturing), B.B.A.(AHTM) (Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management), Diploma in Cooperative Management, Diploma in Cooperative Management (Banking).

School of Agricultural Sciences: Diploma in Agri-Business Management, Diploma in Agro-Journalism, Diploma in Horticulture, Diploma in Floriculture and Landscape Gardening, Diploma in Floriculture and Landscape Gardening , Diploma in Fruit Production, Certificate in Gardening, Certificate Program in Foundation in Agriculture.

School of Education: B.Ed., B.Ed. in Special Education, M.A. (Education), Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Doctor of Philosophy in Distance Education, E.C.C.Ed., Diploma in School Management, Certificate Course in Value Education, Certificate in Content-cum-Methodology, Certificate Course in Value Education, Self-Help Group Facilitator Certificate Course, Certificate in Information Communication Technology for Teachers.

School of Computer Science: BCA, MCA, B.Sc. (Computer System Administration), Certificate in Mathematics, Certificate Courses in Computer Fundamentals (refer to the official website to know of other certificate courses related to computers that may be offered in the current academic year).

School of Sciences: B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, and Maths), M.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Zoology, Botany, Environmental Science), Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology), Diploma in Environmental Science, Diploma In Statistics, Diploma in Essential Skills.

School of Health Sciences: Diploma in Yog Shikshak (Yoga Teacher), Arogyamitra Certificate Course, Patient Assistant Certificate Course.

School of Continuing Education (Vocational Courses): B.Sc. (Media Graphics & Animation), Certificate courses in languages (German, French, English , and Arabic ), Certificate Courses in Digital Photography, IT, etc and Diploma Courses in Hospitality Studies, Fashion Design, Interior Design, etc (refer to the official website to know of other certificate and diploma courses).

There are also certificate courses and training programs offered by YCMOU's Centre for Collaborations and Special Initiatives to enable people to get employment opportunities as security guards, for example, or do a beekeeping or organic farming course, and training programs exclusively for women. Another educational unit of YCMOU is the Academic Services Division, which offers a Certificate Program in Counsellor Training, and a Diploma in Gandhi Vichar Darshan.(Gandhiji's Thoughts and Vision).

Where to apply: Apply online at https://ycmouoa.digitaluniversity.ac

Check the eligibility criteria for each course at- ttps://ycmouoa.digitaluniversity.ac/ScheduleDetails

Contact information

Campus address- Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU)
Dnyangangotri (this is what the campus is named), near Gangapur Dam,
Govardhan, Nashik - 422222,
Website: YCMOU Nashik
Helpdesk Contact numbers for online admissions process: 0253-2231715/0243-2230580

Relevant emails for communication-
1. University's general email ID for admissions: nondani@ycmou.digitaluniversity.ac
2. In case of difficulties in making the online payment send an email to- care@cashfree.com
3. For queries about scholarships for reserved category candidates send an email to-scholarship@ycmou.digitaluniversity.ac

Important to know: Before enrolling for a particular course, students are advised to check if the course is approved by the Distance Education Board (DEB) for the upcoming academic session.
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