Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, [VMOU] Kota Admissions 2019

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Admission of students in Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University is on the basis of the merit list and entrance exam for some of its courses. The courses offered by the University are at Bachelors, Masters, PG Diploma, Preparatory and Certificate levels. VMOU gives admission twice in a year, January- February and June-July.

VMOU Admission 2019

  • Merit list prepared for giving admission is based on the marks scored by the applicant in the qualifying exam and the number of seats available.
  • Whereas the entrance exam marks for other courses are the basis for VMOU admission 2019.

VMOU Admission Contents

Courses Offered by VMOU

  • The courses offered by Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University are at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Post Diploma, Certificate and Preparatory levels. Lateral entry is also available for many courses.
  • BA, B.Com, B.Sc, B.Ed are some of the Bachelor Degree programmes that VMOU offers.
  • MA, MBA, M.Sc are the VMOU post graduation courses.
  • Following are some of the courses with specializations offered by VMOU:
Course Specialization
MA Economics
Policy Administration
M.Sc Zoology
PG Diploma Library and Information Science
Computer Application
Apabhramsa language
Prakrit Language
Nutrition and Health Education
General Agriculture
Journalism and Mass Communication
Certificate Courses Rajasthani Language and Culture
Panchayati Raj Project
Awareness of Gandhian Methods
Mahatma Gandhi Nrega Mates
Value Education and Spirituality
Digital Library
Human Rights
Consumer Protection Law
Food and Nutrition
Crop Protection
Functional English
Creative writing in English
Falit Jyotish

VMOU Application Form

The application form for admission in VMOU Kota is available on the official website.


  • The application form is available on the official website. The candidate can download them and take a print out of it.
  • The candidate must provide the due information in the form and attach self-attested photocopies of the necessary documents.
  • The application fee of INR 100 must be paid through challan drawn in favour of the concerned authority.


  • The form available in the official website of VMOU will be accessed by the candidate after registration through Email ID and Password.
  • The candidate after getting OTP will be able to fill the form with due information and submit the scanned copies of the required documents.
  • Then the process of application can be completed with the payment of application fee of INR 100 through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card.

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University Admission Fee

  • As the courses offered are different, so is the VMOU fee structure for them.
  • The Bachelors Degree in Commerce and Science have a fee of INR 3200 per year.
  • The Masters Degree courses have a fee of INR 9,550 per annum.
  • The BBA Degree course fee is INR 20,100 per year.

Entrance Exam by VMOU

  • There are certain VMOU courses for which entrance tests are conducted.
  • This test is the basis for VMOU admission. For B.Ed and MBA, the entrance test matters and the candidates’ application fee (INR 1000) is also different from the rest of the courses.

VMOU Admit Card Download

Follow the steps below VMOU Admit Card Download.

Step 1: Visit the VMOU official website.

Step 2: Click on the link for VMOU Admit Card.

Step 3: Give your user id and password.

Step 4: Admit card for VMOU entrance exam will pop up on your screen.

Step 5: Download the card and take a print out of it in an A4 size sheet.

VMOU MBA Admission 2019

The MBA admission in Vardhman Mahaveer Open University is different from the rest of the postgraduate courses. There is an entrance exam for MBA candidates and they have to pay an extra fee for the entrance exam.

VMOU MBA Eligibility

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Master of Business Administration (HR) Bachelors or Masters Degree from a recognised University or Bachelor Degree with a minimum of three years of experience VMOU Entrance Exam
Master of Business Administration (FM)
Master of Business Administration (MM)

VMOU UG Admission 2019

  • The Undergraduate courses offered by VMOU are the Bachelor in Arts Preparatory Programme, Bachelor of Commerce Preparatory, Bachelor of Science Preparatory, Bachelor of Geography, Bachelor of Mathematics and so on and so forth.
  • The candidates are selected on the basis of the merit list prepared by Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University.
  • The applicants of B.Ed only have to appear for the VMOU entrance exam. The eligibility criteria for the UG candidate is to qualify the HSC / Std XII exam.

VMOU UG Eligibility

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Bachelor of Arts Preparatory Programme SSC / Std. X Passed from a recognized Board Merit-based admission
Bachelor of Commerce Preparatory Programme
Bachelor of Science Preparatory Programme
Bachelor of Arts HSC in equivalent course from any recognised board or open university
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Journalism HSC / Std. X or equivalent course in any discipline
Bachelor of Journalism (Lateral)
Bachelor of Library and Information Science
Bachelor of Computer Application
Bachelor of Social Work
Bachelor of Education Graduation with 55% from a recognized University VMOU Entrance Exam

VMOU PG Admission 2019

  • The Post Graduation courses offered by Vardhman Mahaveer Open University is in Management, Arts, Science and Commerce disciplines.
  • The minimum duration for each Masters degree course is 24 months. The candidate of post-graduation is selected through the merit list prepared by VMOU admission authority.
  • Only the MBA candidates have to appear for the entrance exam.

VMOU PG Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for Postgraduate candidates at VMOU:

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Master of Commerce Graduation from a recognised university Admission is merit-based
MA in Education
MA in Political Science
MA in Policy Administration
MA in Sociology
MA in Hindi
MA in History
MA in Public Administration
MA in Psychology
MA in English
MA in Sanskrit
MA in Geography
MA in Rajasthani
MA in Mathematics
MA in Economics
M.Sc in Mathematics
M.Sc in Geography
Master of Journalism
Master of Library and Information Science
Master of Computer Science
Master of Science Zoology
Master of Science Physics
Master of Science Chemistry
Master of Science botany
Master of Computer Application
Master of Social Work

VMOU Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma Course Admission 2019

The courses offered by VMOU also include PG Diploma and Certificate courses. The admission to these courses is mostly based on the merit list prepared by Vardhman University.

VMOU Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma Course Eligibility

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
PG Diploma in Labour Laws, Industrial Relations and Public Relations. Graduation with at least 48% marks, or Degree equivalent to LLB (Academic or Professional) or Bachelor's Degree in any discipline for minimum 3 years managerial or supervisory experience in an organisation recognised by VMOU Based on merit
PG Diploma in Water Resources Management Diploma/Graduation in Agricultural Engineering/ Civil Engineering or B.Sc (Agriculture) from a recognised university
PG Diploma in Library and Information Science Bachelor Degree from a recognised university
PG Diploma in Computer Application
PG Diploma in Apabhramsa Language
PG Diploma in Prakrit Language
PG Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education
PG Diploma in General Agriculture
PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
Certificate Course in Rajasthani Language and Culture
Certificate Course in Panchayati Raj Project
Certificate Course in Awareness of Gandhian Methods
Certificate Course in Mahatma Gandhi Nrega Mates
Certificate Course in Value Education and Spirituality
Certificate Course in Digital Library
Certificate Course in Human Rights
Certificate Course in Consumer Protection Law
Certificate Course in Apabhramsha Law
Certificate Course in Prakrit Language
Certificate Course in Food and Nutrition
Certificate Course in Crop Protection
Certificate Course in Yoga
Certificate Course in Naturopathy
Certificate Course in Functional English
Certificate Course in Creative Writing in English
Certificate Course in the Teaching of English
Certificate Course in Falit Jyotish

VMOU Ph.D Admission 2019

  • The Ph.D admission in VMOU is done through the Research Entrance Test, RET. The entrance test is conducted by VMOU itself and the centre is at Kota. The candidates applying for VMOU Ph.D have to appear for the RET exam 2019 irrespective of GATE / SET / NET qualification.
  • The RET test is followed by an interview where the candidate is judged based on their competence on the proposed subject, additional knowledge and the Institution suitability.
  • There is relaxation for SC, ST, OBC, SBC and further applicants with 16%, 12%, 21%, 1% and 3% respectively.
  • The candidates have to check the official website for the admit card one week before RET and download it. They also need a valid ID proof for appearing in the entrance test which is of 2 hours.
  • The marks of the applicant will be the base for selection for the further rounds of pre-research work for 6 months. The Entrance test score must be 50% for General category candidates and 45% for SC/ST candidate.

VMOU Eligibility

Course Eligibility Admission Criteria
Ph.D in History 55% score in the relevant subjects (Not Aggregate) in Master’s Degree from the universities/institutions with UGC / AICTE / NCTE recognition Written Entrance Test followed by Interview as well as SET / NET / GATE / JRF. Marks in the qualifying degree or, pass in M.Phil with 65% of marks or, permanent teaching position at degree or junior level
Ph.D in Hindi
Ph.D in Economics
Ph.D in Education
Ph.D in Library Science
Ph.D in English
Ph.D in Commerce
Ph.D in Management
Ph.D in Public Administration
Ph.D in Political Science
Ph.D in Botany
Ph.D in Journalism
Ph.D in Geography
Ph.D in Chemistry
Ph.D in Sociology
Ph.D in Zoology
Ph.D in Law
Ph.D in Special Education

VMOU Ph.D Entrance Application Form

  • The candidates can apply through the online portal of VMOU.
  • The application for admission will only be accepted online and there is no offline mode of application for the VMOU Ph.D Programme.
  • The Research Entrance Test (RET) application fee is to be paid through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking or E-Mitra.

VMOU Ph.D Entrance Result 2019

  • The entrance result for May exam is published in June. The candidate has to wait for the entrance answer key sheet.
  • The applicants have to log in with the user ID and password they have generated at the time of application and can see VMOU result 2019.

VMOU Admission Helpline

VMOU Address and Contact Number
Phone 0744-2797000,0744-2471156
VMOU Contact Number (Toll-Free) 1800-180-6166
FAX 91-744-2472525
Address Rawatbhata Road, Kota-324021 (Rajasthan) India

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University Admission FAQs

  • Can I take admission in VMOU M.Sc after my B.Tech?
    - Yes, you can take admission in VMOU after B.Tech for M.Sc programme.
  • What is the online procedure for applying in VMOU Kota for admission in Bachelor of Yoga?
    - The Bachelor Degree course application for VMOU is online as well as offline. The online form is to be downloaded, printed and filled with all the due information.
  • How can I get into VMOU lateral course after one year of BA?
    - There are lateral courses available in many disciplines of Bachelor of Arts, Commerce and Science. The candidate with relevant discipline is to apply for the lateral entry of it. There will be an entrance test to be conducted by VMOU. The Kota Open University also prepares a merit list based on the last qualifying exam.

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