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Mumbai University, Institute of Distance and Open Learning: Ranking, Courses, Eligibility, Fees, Placements

Last updated on May 28th, 2021 by Sapna Malik

Mumbai University, Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is a distance education department of University of Mumbai. IDOL invites applications for the admission to full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the streams of Humanities, Commerce, Science and Technology, Management, Inter-disciplinary etc.

Mumbai University, IDOL offers UG courses, IDOL offers admission to BA, BCom, BSc in Computer Science (CS), BSc in Information Technology (IT). In PG courses, IDOL offers admission to MA, MSc, MCom, MCA. IDOL also offers the post graduate Diploma courses, PGDFM and PGDORM, of two years duration.

The selection to all UG/PG courses (except MCA) depends on the marks obtained in the last qualifying exam. However, the university conducts an entrance exam for the MCA program, which the applicants need to qualify.

Mumbai University IDOL Quick Facts

  • University of Mumbai has been awarded a 5 star rating from UGC- NAAC.
  • Mumbai University, IDOL intends to include courses in MMS, Bachelor in Preparatory Programme (BPP), B.Ed, LLM, MA (Psychology) to benefit the students.
  • The examinations for most of the UG/PG courses are conducted in March-April/May month.
  • Every year, guidance lectures like PCP (Personal Contact Programme) are conducted at about 60 centers in Mumbai and around.

Mumbai University IDOL Rankings

Ranking System Rank
NIRF 2020 #65
Outlook 2020 #74
UGC, NAAC, AIU Certified

Mumbai University IDOL: Courses, Fees, Selection Criteria

Mumbai University, IDOL offers admission in the following UG/ PG courses:

Course Name Eligibility, Selection criteria, Fees
B.A.
  • Selection Criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 6.43K
  • Eligibility: Qualified HSC (10+2) or equivalent exam.
B.Com (Accounts or Management Group)
  • Selection Criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 6.43K
  • Eligibility: Qualified HSC (10+2) or equivalent exam.
B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 11 K- 32.91 K
  • Eligibility: Qualified HSC (10+2) with Mathematics or equivalent exam.
B.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 35.78 K
  • Eligibility: Qualified HSC (10+2) with Mathematics with minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category)/ Diploma in Engineering or equivalent exam.
B.Sc. (Nautical technology)
  • Selection criteria: Diploma holders in Nautical Technology from only BITS Pilani Rajasthan Institute will be selected.
  • Total Fees: INR 11 K
  • Eligibility: Qualified HSC (10+2) Science with PCM and English and sponsorship provided by a shipping company for providing practical based ship board training as an officer trainee in the Nautical Department.
M.A. (Eng, Hin, Marathi, Urdu, Pol. Sc, Hist, Socio, Eco)
  • Selection criteria: on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 11.12 K
  • Eligibility: Any graduation degree from a Statutory University
M.A. (Education)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 14.74 K
  • Eligibility: B.Ed/ B.A. in Education
M.Com (Accounts or Management Group)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 4.95 K
  • Eligibility: B.Com/ BMS Degree
M.A./M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 3.95 K
  • Eligibility: B.A./ B.Sc. with minimum 6 papers in Mathematics
M.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 31.48 K
  • Eligibility: B.Sc. with Computer Science/ B.Sc. IT/ BCS or B.E. in any branch
M.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 30.53 K
  • Eligibility: B.Sc. with Statistics/ Physics/ Mathematics or B.Sc. with Comp. Sc./ B.Sc. IT
M.C.A. (Master of Computer Application)
  • Selection criteria: Selection is based on an Entrance Test held in the month of May/June. Final year students of graduation may also apply.
  • Total Fees: INR 42.98 K
  • Eligibility: Graduate in any faculty with minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category) and Mathematics in 10+2 or higher level.
PGDFM/ PGDORM (Diploma in Financial Management & Diploma in Operational Research for Management)
  • Selection criteria: On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  • Total Fees: INR 33.19 K
  • Eligibility: Graduate in any course with work experience of 2years in any organization or recognized professional qualification with professional work experience of 5years

Mumbai University IDOL: Placements

It has its own placement cell which facilitates the process of hiring, from training to their final selection, acting as a mediator between the organizations and the students.

Some of the top companies that recruited the students are

Top recruiting firms are as follows:

Axis Bank National Stock Exchange Deloitte TATA
ICICI Bank HDFC IDBI Bank Times of India
DHL FedEx Blue Dart

Mumbai University IDOL Scholarship

Mumbai University, IDOL provides scholarship/ freeship facilities to reserved category candidates from the year 2007-08, and 14-15 thousand students have benefitted from that. Reserved category students admission cost is just INR 120, which is increasing their enrolment every year.

These scholarship/ freeship schemes have also encouraged the poor/ needy students to apply for IT/ Comp. Science courses which are unaffordable otherwise.

It also provides scholarships to the eligible students that are sponsored by the Government of Maharashtra and Central Government as Post Matric Scholarship under GOI Post Matric Scholarship Scheme is applicable for SC/ ST/ OBC etc.

Mumbai University IDOL: FAQs

Ques. Do the students of Mumbai University, IDOL obtain the same degree as a regular student?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans. Yes, the students get the same degree as the regular student and it has the same weightage too. In any job or workplace, the same weightage is given to both the degrees. However, an advantage of pursuing a course from IDOL is one can study and work simultaneously.

Ques. Is PGDFM course from Mumbai University, IDOL recognised by WES?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans. Yes, PGDFM at Mumbai University, IDOL is recognised by WES and other recognised bodies as well. Therefore, students can trust the readability of the university.

Ques. Does IDOL allow you to pay fees in instalments?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans. IDOL offers a feasible fee structure. Anyone with a backward class can apply for paying the fees in instalments by giving an application.

Ques. How can one avail facility of Personal Contact Programme at IDOL?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ques. IDOL offers the facility of PCP (Personal Contact Programme) in some courses in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai for the students’ benefit. The lectures are usually in the evening 6 pm to 8pm or sometimes on holidays/ Saturdays/ Sundays. Although, it is not necessary to attend them as they are just to provide assistance and solve the queries of the students.

Ques. Does IDOL provides counselling facility to students?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans. Yes, counselling services are provided to the students at IDOL by their full-time faculty members every day at their headquarters. They help in resolving all academic and administrative matters during this session.

Ques. In which language can IDOL students answer their questions?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans. The students at IDOL may answer their questions in three languages, i.e. English, Hindi or Marathi.


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