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Established : 1971 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

Overview Institute of distance learning university of Mumbai

Mumbai University IDOL which is one of the premier universities in India is well received as Mumbai University Institute of Distance Education, It has an open learning and distance education which has a different approach to convey education to seekers who would like to resume their unfinished education because of the economic, social and consideration and hence the directorate of correspondence courses was established in the year 1971-1972.

  • It has five campuses which are near Fort, Ratnagiri, Kalyan, Thane and Kalina and has 742 allied colleges, 55 units with more than 7 lac education seekers engaged in the teaching and learning process

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University type



Online mode

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Affiliated to

University of Mumbai

Courses offered

UG, PG and PG diploma courses

Scholarship facility

Provided for well deserving students

Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai Course

IDOL Mumbai University offers UG and PG courses at distance level in different streams like Science and Technology, Inter-Disciplinary, Humanities and Commerce & Management it is the 7th university to be established under distance education program. Offered for all the courses under distance learning in Mumbai University admissions are done on basis of merit in the previous qualifying exam while MCA admissions are done based on university conducted entrance exam. Those shortlisted candidates will have to appear for document verification. For every program offered institute provides related study materials also there are practical sessions for required streams. Teaching methodology is different in making students understandable.

BA in Mumbai University IDOL

Although the courses are offered under distance learning duration of the course remains the same as regular program. IDOL Mumbai University offers distance BA for 3 years divided into 6 semesters. The eligibility to apply for the course is candidates should be 10+2 passed or can also be diploma completed students with duration of 3 years from any reputed board. Since, no entrance exam conducted admissions to Mumbai University IDOL will be done through previous academic merit candidates need to have secured marks in qualifying exam because there would be cut-off put up by the university. Specialisations of Distance BA offered will go as Hindi Literature, English Literature Psychology, History, Geography, Philosophy, Rural Development, Economics, Political Science Education, Sociology, Commerce, Marathi Literature, Urdu Literature


IDOL Fee (approx.)

BA Course Fee

INR 10,900

BA Application Fee 1st and 2nd year

INR 330

BA Application Fee 3rd year

INR 580


B.Com in Mumbai University IDOL

B.Com in Mumbai University IDOL is offered for 3 years, candidates need to appear for semester exam to proceed for further semester. If candidates did not qualify in the exam will have to appear 2nd time because, for receiving final degree certificate candidates should have cleared in all the subjects of all semesters. Here, candidates will have to fill the application form and submit after completing that particular year to confirm seats for next year. So, the application form fee has to be cleared each year that is mentioned below. Only 10+2 passed candidates will be eligible to apply for B.Com also the final selection or admissions of B.Com to Mumbai University IDOL will take place based on merit in academics.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

B.Com Course Fee

INR 10,900

B.Com Application Fee 1st and 2nd year

INR 330

B.Com Application Fee 3rd year

INR 580


B.Sc. in Mumbai University IDOL

B.Sc. in computer science and Information Technology are offered by Mumbai University under distance learning as regular course duration. To study any of the specialisation the fee structure of IDOL will be same however candidates need to seek admissions every year after completion of each year course. B.Sc. study related materials and video classes can be collected from the department for further reference. There is library facility and candidates could make use of it also could meet lectures and attend classes as scheduled by faculties according to students flexibility and clear any of the doubts regarding studies.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

B.Sc. Course Fee

INR 52,600

B.Sc. Application Fee 1st and 2nd year

INR 330

B.Sc. Application Fee 3rd year

INR 580


MA in Mumbai University IDOL

Mumbai University IDOL offers Distance MA in 10 specialisations for 2 years duration itself same as regular course duration yet the complete course syllabus given or distance learning will be completed along with exams and degree certificate.  Even for PG course candidates need to take admissions every year by making the application fee payment. Candidates can choose any of these specialisations offered under MA Sociology, Mathematics, Economics, History, Education, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Political Science, and English. To get admissions to MA in Mumbai University IDOL candidates need to be BA or related degree graduate with minimum score based on academics marks admission will be given.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

MA Course Fee

INR 11,300

MA Application Fee 1st year

INR 330

MA Application Fee 2nd year

INR 580


M.Com in Mumbai University IDOL

B.Com passed students from a reputed board could apply for M.Com exams are conducted semester wise and candidates passed in 1st year clearing both 1st and 2nd semester will be promoted to M.Com 2nd year. There is separate admission process for each of the course. The whole fee structure of M.Com can be settled per year wise all required study materials are provided for candidates to refer during exams. If candidate is passed in BMM and willing to take M.Com can only opt management specialisation. There would be no entrance exam to apply for the course so students’ academic marks count and based on that admission to M.Com in Mumbai University IDOL.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

M.Com Course Fee

INR 11,300

M.Com Application Fee 1st year

INR 330

M.Com Application Fee 2nd year

INR 580


M.Sc. in Mumbai University IDOL

Under distance M.Sc. offered by Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai there are 2 specialisations offered Information Technology and Computer Science. To apply for this course candidates need to have completed B.Sc. in relevant stream with acceptable marks on basis of that Mumbai University IDOL admission will be granted. Candidates should not have any back logs in the 1st year to apply for 2nd year M.Com and seek admissions. So, one need to again undergo application process for seeking 2nd year M.Com admission after completion of 1st year course.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

M.Sc. Course Fee

INR 24,300

M.Sc. Application Fee 1st year

INR 330

M.Sc. Application Fee 2nd year

INR 580


MCA in Mumbai University IDOL

MCA is 3 years course and candidates to apply for MCA need to have done BCA or should hold other relevant degree with not less than 45% marks in academics. Also there is university conducted entrance exam for seeking distance MCA admissions to Mumbai University IDOL so aspirants will have to appear for the exam to proceed further. In this case university level counselling takes place for student’s to select college and take admissions. Only for reserved category students there is 5% relaxation for eligibility criteria. Every year for 3 years students will undergo process of application and admissions as per university norms.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

MCA Course Fee

INR 48,900

MCA Application Fee 1st and 2nd year

INR 330

MCA Application Fee 3rd year

INR 580


PG Diploma in Mumbai University IDOL

Only for one year PG diploma program is offered in Applied Operations Research and Financial Services Management. Aspirants can apply for any of these programs and seek admissions clearing the eligibility criteria. Applicants from any stream in graduation could apply for the course although need to have secured minimum passing marks to get selected and seek PG diploma admission to Mumbai University IDOL. To apply for PGD in Financial Services Management candidates completed graduation are eligible where as to apply for PGD in Applied Operations Research minimum 2 years of work experience is necessary along with graduation degree.


IDOL Fee (approx.)

PGD Course Fee

INR 17,700

PGD Application Fee

INR 300-600


Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai Scholarship

For few of the courses there are scholarships offered from govt. candidates belonging to reserved category can apply for govt. scholarship and basis of certain criteria scholarships will be availed. Eligible candidates willing to apply need to fill and submit the form through Social Welfare website even through Tribal Welfare Dept. candidates can apply for scholarship. Every year there is facility of scholarships offered for students performing well in their academics. Also, while applying it is necessary to upload the required valid documents as for verification purpose. There are few other scholarship schemes the institute avails those are:

  • Late Rao Saheb Vishwanath Narayan Mandlik Prize
  • Dr R. V. Bhagwat Prize
  • Sir Lawrence Jenkins Scholarship
  • Mane Satkar Scholarship
  • Late Rao Saheb Vishwanath Narayan Mandlik Prize

Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai Study Centres

Mumbai University IDOL has got couple of centres in different places of Mumbai and candidates could apply and seek admissions in any of these centres mentioned below.

  • Thane
  • Ratnagiri
  • Kalyan

Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai Application Form Procedure

For any of the program offered candidates willing to apply the application form will be available in the official website of Mumbai University. It is necessary to be aware of the eligibility criteria before filling the application form, so students got to fill the eligibility criteria in the application form as prescribed by the university considering the same Institute of Distance Learning University of Mumbai admissions will be granted. Also, selected candidates will be called for document verification. The complete procedure of IDOL Mumbai University application process takes place in the online mode. Knowing that application form fee varies for different courses candidates carefully need to look for the fee and make the payment. Through bank challan candidates are supposed to clear the IDOL Mumbai university application fee.

University of Mumbai Distance FAQ’s

Q. When to take admissions for IDOL Mumbai University?

Every year from 2nd week of July candidates could seek admissions for all the courses offered.

Q. When will the IDOL Mumbai University examination conduced?

Apart from B.Sc., M.Sc., and MCA course in the month of March/April examination will be conducted every year for rest all other courses.

Q. If candidates completed science in HSC can now apply for B.Com?

Candidates passed in science stream in their 12th can apply for B.Com but the candidate should have taken math as main subject in 12th and seek admissions

Q. IS there any charge for documents verification?

Apart from application form fee there is documents verification fee too that is approx. INR 400, the selected candidates when called for document verification need to make this payment

Q. Is there Distance MBA offered in IDOL Mumbai University?

Equivalent to MBA there is distance PG Diploma offered for 1 year so there is Financial Services Management program and PGDOM offered under that.

Q. What type of university is IDOL Mumbai University?

IDOL Mumbai University is public university

Q. How about IDOL Mumbai University placements?

The placement cell of the university is active and great they involve students in several training programs and inform in prior for campus drives.

Q. Is IDOL Mumbai University UGC recognised?

The university if UGC recognised as well approved by DEB.

Q. How to fill IDOL Mumbai University application form?

There is only online mode to fill the application form for any of the courses that is in the official website of the university candidates will complete the application form and submit the same by making the payment as mentioned.

Q. Is there any entrance exam to seek admissions for PG course?

Only for candidates seeking MCA admissions to IDOL Mumbai University will have to appear for university conducted entrance exam for rest all other courses on basis of academic merit admissions will be given.

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by quadir , 13 Feb 2020
Class of 2020

From this institute I have done my masters that are PGDFM. Mumbai University, IDOL admissions for this course was actually not based on any entrance exam or anything are was just on the basis of my marks in UG degree. IDOL is the part of the Mumbai University and it also has got the ranking of 7th in the country to begin distance education. I’m very proud that I belong to this amazing university for distance education as it was the most reputed and decent for pursuing education. The fee structure and other facilities were all good and in fact we used to get like study materials and good resources for studying.

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by Kajol, 23 Oct 2019
Class of 2019

When I called up my friend to say that I got into Mumbai University for Distance B.Com she was more happy than me. Because I could not continue my studies and was idol at home also my classmates had joined various degree courses she was happy at least I got something. Also she asked to search by asking these questions so would get know about the college before joining. And queries were like what is Mumbai University Distance Learning fees? Is there Mumbai University Distance Learning scholarship? And how is the Mumbai University Distance Learning placement for Distance B.Com? Total fees of Distance B.Com in Mumbai University Distance Learning is around INR 10.8k the fees is not so high also this can be split and cleared yearly basis like INR 3.6k per annum. If our marks is good or comes under particular category there is scholarship facility. Also in the 2nd year we undergo training program to attend drives and get placed in top companies.

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Asked question

Raksha Raoasked on 17-May-2019 12:55:29
Would you tell me fee for MBA in distance learning

replied on 17-May-2019 13:07:32

Hi, MA programs’ total fee is INR 11,115 when it is split and paid per year it will be INR 5,170.

Rishab Mishraasked on 16-May-2019 10:08:24
Hi, may i know the UG course fee for BA and B.Com

replied on 16-May-2019 11:04:08

Hi, course fee of BA and B.Com for 3 years under correspondence is same that is INR 10,685 and which will be INR 3,625 per year.

Nelia Jones Lunguasked on 11-Nov-2018 19:03:40
Are students outside India eligible?
Vinayak Gattiasked on 13-Jan-2018 05:21:37
pradnyaasked on 13-Sep-2017 19:29:04
fees structure and in which subject mba is specialized list of courses .

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Vidyanagari Campus, Kalina, Santacruz East, Santacruz East, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India- 400098, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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