University of Mumbai (MU)

The University of Mumbai is one of the oldest universities in India situated in the Mumbai city. Reverend Dr. John Wilson, a Scottish missionary and educationist established this institution on 18 July 1857. Earlier its name was University of Bombay which later changed to University of Mumbai. Today, the Mumbai University has 56 Departments, 12 specialized Centres, 781 Affiliated Colleges, 2 main Campuses, 2 sub Campuses, 2 Model Colleges, and the ‘School of Engineering and Applied Sciences’ at Kalyan as the University’s own Engineering College.

The University of Mumbai is affiliating university; its has jurisdiction over 600 km of area from Thane district to Sindhudurg. The university and courses have recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC), National Assessment & Accreditation Council  (NAAC) and Association of India Universities (AIU). The Chancellor of the University is Hon. Governor of the State of Maharashtra. The Vice Chancellor is the highest administrative authority of the University.

University of Mumbai - Faculties and Departments

The University of Mumbai offers many bachelors, masters, diplomas, degree and research programmes in diverse areas of humanities, science, commerce, law, engineering, technology, medicine, nursing, computer science, mathematics etc. The study programmes are offered from across different university departments and affiliated colleges and university centers.
Broadly speaking the University of Mumbai has following faculties
  • Humanities
  • Science & Technology
  • Commerce & Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Sports
  • Innovation and Incubation Center
  • University Institutions and Centers
The Mumbai University has sub campuses in Ratnagiri, Thane and Kalyan.
For the education of working class people the University of Mumbai offers various courses through Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL).

University of Mumbai - Admission and Examination

The University of Mumbai starts admission for various courses tentatively in June / July. However, for some courses admission timeline may differ. The eligibility criteria varies according to course requirements. For detailed information about Admission and Examination see notifications.

University of Mumbai - Contact Details

University of Mumbai - Fort Campus
MG Road, Fort, Mumbai-400032
Phone: 022 22708700

Kalina Campus
University of Mumbai,Vidya Nagari, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400098
Phone: 022 26543000


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