Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

Established on 1st July, 1989 through an Act (XX of 1989) of the Maharashtra State Legislature and justifiably named after Yashwantrao Chavan, Maharashtra’s great political leader instrumental in the formation of modern Maharashtra, it carries the statutory empowerment from the State legislature and the University Grants Commission (UGC) to confer various academic awards like certificates, diplomas, graduate, post-graduate and doctoral degrees.

The curriculum of these programmes is designed for equivalence with similar academic programmes offered by other statutory universities of various states. Every precaution is taken at all programme stages from ‘Curriculum Design’ to ‘Examination’, to ensure that the standards and quality of education and examinations are preserved.

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Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Hon’ble Chancellor
Shri E. Vayunandan
Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor 
Dr. Dinesh Bhonde

Affiliation and Awards

UGC has recognised the University under section 12 (B) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. It is a member of various prestigious associations and bodies like the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) and Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Canada to name a few.

Special Features

Emphasis on imparting vocational and technical skills
Use of latest information and communication technologies
Relaxed entry rules, flexibility in course combinations and credit transfer facilities
Extensive network of study centers
Scientific system of student evaluation
Special attention to quality.
Thrust on empirical research.
Recognition of our degrees and diplomas by other universities and professional bodies
Global outreach

Please check the following links to know more about YCMOU –

Ministry of HRD, India website mentions YCMOU, Nashik as a Government Recognized University

Website of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

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Wikipedia page of YCMOU , Nashik , Know more :

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