Established in 1989 by Maharashtra State legislature, YCMOU aims at building an "Innovative, Flexible and Open system of education" through effective use of technology for mass-reach.
Recognized by the UGC and DEC and ranked fifth in India, the university was conferred with the "Common Wealth of learning(COL)" award for the year , the first open university in India to have won this award.
YCMOU operates in India through eight regional centres- Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune and, numerous study centres across the country for effective student assistance.
The MBA programs offered by the university are of a two-year duration and the maximum time offered for completion are eight years. The different specializations cover:
- Human Resources
- Insurance and Banking
- Hotel & Tourism Management
- Tourism management
Graduate from any discipline.