YashwantraoChavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) established in July 1989 by Act XX- (1989) of the Maharashtra State Legislature is the Fifth Open University in the country. The YCMOU has been recognized under section 12 (B) of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.The main aim of the YCMOU is to become a Mass Varsity and to make available to the common man, educational programmes that are of practical use in his day-to-day life and those that provide better prospects for the future. The University offers several offline programmes and has also embarked on a number of innovative online initiatives.

All the degree and post-graduate degree programmes are duly recognized and approved by the ‘University Grant Commission (UGC)’. Hence, these programmes are equivalent to the respective programmes offered by any other statutory university in India, for the purpose of employment, promotion and further education. In this respect, the status of this university is at par with all other statutory universities of India.

As the college is located in the urban area, number of students from the farmer’s & Social Backward community cannot attend the regular classes due to work. For such students, college has started YCMOU centre which is successfully running this centre.

The college has affiliation of Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik (YCMOU) from 2021-22. Following affiliated courses are running in the college


Courses Offered by College
Sr. No Name of Course Duration Intake Capacity
1 Certificate Course in Digital Photography 6 Months 60
2 Diploma Course in Event Management 12 Months 60
3 Bachelor of Arts in Journalism 36 Months 120
4 Bachelor of Library Science & Information Science 12 Months 40
5 Master of Business Administration 24 Months 60

Dr.Rajesh R. Dahegaonkar
M.Sc. (Botany) Ph.D

Dr. Vijutai Y. Gedam
Centre Incharge
M.A. M.Phil, Ph.D

Dr. Nitin D Ghugare
Centre Coordinator
M.Com, M.B.A, M.Phil Ph.D