Mumbai University, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra

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About Mumbai University

The University of Mumbai is not only the oldest university in the state of Maharashtra, but it is also one of the oldest state university in entire India. The university was established in the year 1857 by John Wilson, who was a missionary in British India. Earlier the University was called as the University of Bombay, but when the name of the Bombay city was changed to Mumbai, the University was named as the University of Mumbai. Currently, there are 711 colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai.


University of Mumbai Courses:

Mumbai University offers various courses- undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses and doctoral courses. The respective courses are offered under various Faculties which are mentioned below-


Faculty of Arts

  • Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension
  • Communication And Journalism
  • Fine Arts
  • Language, Linguistics and Literature
  • Social Science
  • Centre for Disaster Management
  • Education
  • Library Science
  • Management Studies

Faculty of Commerce

  • Department of Commerce

Faculty of Law

  • Department of Law

Faculty of Science

  • National Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
  • Department of Bio-Physics
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Life Sciences
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Technology

  • Department of Chemical Technology

Faculty of Sports

  • Department of Physical Education and Sports Pavilion
  • Physical Education

Faculty of Other Departments

  • Academy for Administrative Careers
  • Centre for Extra-Mural studies
  • Department of Student welfare Vidyapeeth Vidhyarthi Bhavan
  • Dr. Ambedkar Center for Social Justice
  • Gurudev Tagore Chair of Computer literature
  • Institute of Science (Managed by Govt. of Maharashtra)
  • Phule-Ambedkar Chair
  • Ratnagiri Sub-Centre
  • Western Regional Instrumentation Centre
  • Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute of Management Studies
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB)
  • Garware Institute of Career Education &Development
  • Indo-Canadian Studies Centre
  • Mahatma Gandhi Peace Centre
  • Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies
  • UGC Human Resource Development Centre (UGC Academic Staff College)

University of Mumbai Distance Learning Program:

Mumbai University also offers various courses under its Distance Learning Program. University of Mumbai distance courses involves the following courses-


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Operations Research for Management


University of Mumbai Admissions:

The admissions to the Mumbai University is made through the entrance exam conducted by the Mumbai University. The steps of the University of Mumbai Admission procedure are as follows-


1) The candidate has to login to the official website of the Mumbai University.

2) The candidate has to click to Apply Online to fill the application form.

3) The candidate then has to fill the relevant details in the application form, including uploading of the photo and signature and submit the application form before the last date of submission.


University of Mumbai Placements:

The placement scenario is right at the Mumbai University. Many companies like IBM, CEAT, L&T Infotech, Reliance and J.P Morgan hire students from the campus at excellent packages. The students can get the University of Mumbai Placement students' reviews to know more about it.


University of Mumbai Campus Life:

There are various campus facilities available for the students at the campus. Some of them are-


1) Virtual Classroom-


Through the medium of University Video Lecture Courses (UVLC) initiated by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the students can avail the online lectures on various topics making it a self-instructional material. The online lectures will foster the learning of the students and will prove to be an additive factor in the regular courses.


2) Hostel Facilities-


  • There are seven hostel facilities available for the students. The hostel accommodates around 550 students.
  • Among the seven hostels, there are 3 boys hostel and 3 girls hostel. One is hostel cum guest house facility.


3) Library-


There is a library on the university campus, which consists of Books, Reference books, competitive exam books, Indian and Foreign Journals, E-resources like DVDs, Theses, Database, Online Journals.


University of Mumbai Alumni:


Many distinguished Alumni were the part of Mumbai University. Some of the well-known University of Mumbai Alumni is-


B.R Ambedkar

Chairman of Indian Constitution Drafting Committee, Social Reformer

Raja Ramanna

Indian Nuclear Scientist

Pratibha Patil

Former President of India

Vasundhara Raje

Chief Minister of India

Homi Jahangir Bhabha

Nuclear Physicist

Jagdish Bhagwati

Renowned Economist

John Abraham


Anil Ambani

Chairman of Ambani Group

H.J Kania

First Chief Justice of India

Ravi Shashtri

Former Cricketer and Former Director of Indian Cricket Team



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Latest News & Updates

  1. Pre admission enrollment begins for Mumbai University

    On May 29, 2019 at 11a.m. admission procedure will start for the colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University. An official statement is given by the Mumbai University “ The link for the pre enrolment will be available on ... Read more
  2. Mumbai University to add 60 new colleges

    Mumbai University which has already given its affiliation to a number leading colleges in the state of Maharashtra is all set to add 60 more colleges in its list which will be spread across the various district of Maharashtra covering ... Read more



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April 23rd, 2018

 2nd term in the college

Rakhi Shravan Kumar Gupta MA  Student


In the year 2017 when I completed my BA from this University, I again took admission in this University again in MA Hindi course and I got admission in this college I have given my graduation result and I am right now in the 1st year and I have chosen Hindi as my subject because in the last year of my BA we had only History and Hindi and That is why I selected Hindi and the annual ...  Read Full Review


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August 13th, 2018

Milan Mohan Ghone BCom  Student


It was a regular course which I have done from this University and still, I have given No entrance exam the admission happened on the merit result of my University and in the year 2009 I Hva completed my course and main things about the college is education and career start base and both are present here and they are great at teaching and placements.   Read Full Review

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April 23rd, 2018

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Rakhi Shravan Kumar Gupta BA  Student


This was my 1st course in the University and I got admission here on the basis of my 12th Result and I have chosen Hindi as the subject of my BA and from the year 2014-17 I studied here and in the 1st year I had 6 subjects same is in the 2nd year and in the 3rd year we had Hindi and History and the annual fee for the course was Rs. 4,000 PA.  Read Full Review


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The syllabus and circulars for the University of Mumbai can be seen HERE


The following scholarships and welfare schemes (at Post Graduate level) are offered to the students by the University of Mumbai.

1. Financial Assistance to the Students representing Backward Classes

A provision of Rs. 10,00,000.00 (Rupees Ten Lakhs) has been year-marked to render Financial Assistance to the students belonging to the Backward Class (S.C., S.T., N.T., D.T., and S.B.C.) studying at various Departments of the University.

Application forms are available with the Head of the Department at the time of admission. Students, whose parents annual income is less than Rs. One lakh are eligible to get benefit of this scheme. The categories of the students covered the scheme are :

[1] students enrolled in self supporting courses staying in Hostel - Rs.9,000.00 maximum and not-staying in Hostel Rs.7,000/-max.

(2) Students in Regular courses staying in Hostel - Rs.4,000.00 max. & not staying in Hostel Rs. 2,000.00 maximum.

The application should be forwarded through the Head of the Department to the Director of Students Welfare. The last date to submit the Application Form is September 15 of every year.

2. Financial Assistance to the Needy Students

A provision of Rs. 1,00,00,000.00 (Rupees One Crore) as corpus fund has been made from the year 2004-05 to render Financial Assistance to needy students belonging to the economically backward class studying at various affiliated Colleges/ Institutions/ Departments of the University.

Application Forms are available at the office of Principal/Dean/ Head of the Department. Only two applications on merit of the needy students from each College/Institution/Department are invited for this Scheme. Students whose parents annual income is less than Rs. 75,000.00 are eligible to get the benefit of the Scheme.

The application should be forwarded through the Principal/Director & Head of the Department to the Director of the Students Welfare, University of Mumbai.

3. Book Bank Scheme

Every year the University renders financial assistance to the affiliated Colleges to run the Book Bank scheme for the Backward Class students.

The Director, Students Welfare sends a circular to all the Colleges demanding the application from the Principal to run this scheme. Depending upon the number of backward class students in the college and the budgetary provision made for the scheme after calculation a specific amount per student is given to the college.

From the year 2004-05, it has been decided that this scheme introduced to the University Departments for the benefit of the Post-Graduate Backward Class Students.

4. Group Insurance Scheme

From the year 2001-2002 University has introduced a Group Insurance Scheme known as YUVA RAKSHA for students from the affiliated colleges/Institutions and University Departments in collaboration with National Insurance Company Limited.

YUVA RAKSHA covers Colleges and University students under a Group Personal accident policy coverage including accidental death, permanent disability or hospitalization expenses arising out of accident are covered under the policy.

Participation in adventurous sports and hazardous activities has to be with prior consent of the college/department & Institute/ authorities. 24 hours coverage is given within and outside India for a period of one year.

5. Government Scholarships

Following Government Scholarships are also made available to the student studying at University Affiliated colleges/Institutions and Departments:

Government of India scholarship/ freeship to C/ST/DT/NT/SBC category students. Students whose parents income is less than Rs. One lakh per annum an eligible to get the freeships Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship to 100 students for higher education within India for eg. IIM/IIT etc.

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship to 10 students for UG/PG [8 + 2] students at aboard.


Q1. To whom the Semester Based Credit and Grading System applicable?

Ans.The Semester Based Credit and Grading System is applicable only to the learners admitted (enrolled) for the first year of the Undergraduate degree programs from academic year 2011‐2012 onwards to the affiliated colleges and University Departments.

It is applicable to both traditional & self-financing undergraduate degree programmes under the faculty of Arts, Science & Commerce i.e. B.A., B. Com., B.Sc., B.M.S., B. Com (Banking & Insurance), B.Com (Accounting & Finance), B. Com. (Financial Market), B. Sc. (Information Technology), and B.M.M. etc.  

Q2. Is the Semester Based Credit and Grading System applicable to the learners admitted to the Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL)?

Ans. Semester Based Credit and Grading System is NOT APPLICABLE to any of the Undergraduate degree courses offered by IDOL.

Q3. Is the Semester Based Credit and Grading System applicable to the Post Graduate Courses?

Ans.It is not applicable to the Post Graduate Programmes for the current academic year i.e. 2011‐ 2012 except where the scheme is already implemented earlier and for the M.Sc. programme in Nutraceuticals and Bio‐Analytical Sciences.  

Q4. Are we required to inform the learners about the marks obtained by them in the Internal Assessment?

Ans.The marks of the Internal Assessment shall not be disclosed to the learners prior to the declaration of the Semester End Results.  

Q5. What is the duration for which the answer books, assignments/projects etc. should be retained by the college?

Ans.As per the University ordinance O.5049 (18), the answer papers of the examinations i.e. answer books / assignments / projects etc. shall be preserved for a period of six months from the date of declaration of the results of the concerned examination.      

Q6. Who shall be responsible for the conduct of the Internal Assessment Examinations and Semester End examinations at the College level?

Ans.The Examination Committee shall work under the direction, supervision of the Principal / Head of the Institution as per the directives of the University / Competent Authority (Examination) from time to time.





Shri. Sunil Rane
Shri. Sunil Rane - Atharva College of Engineering

Position: Executive - President

Dr. Shrikant Kallurkar
Dr. Shrikant Kallurkar - Atharva College of Engineering

Position: Principal

Prof. Mahendra Patil
Prof. Mahendra Patil - Atharva College of Engineering

Position: HOD Computer Science Engineering

Speciality: Computer Science

Education: B.E., M.E., Ph.D.

Prof. Shweta Sharma
Prof. Shweta Sharma - Atharva College of Engineering

Position: Asst. Professor

Speciality: Computer Science Engineering

Education: B.E. (CSE), M.Tech. (CSE),Ph D

Prof. Chandana Nighut
Prof. Chandana Nighut - Atharva College of Engineering

Position: Asst. Professor

Education: B.E. (CE), M.Tech. (CSE)


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