Written byRamya Patelkhana ·
The University of Mumbai, established in 1857, is one of the oldest and most prestigious varsities in India.
The 160-year-old state university is among the largest universities in the world with over 60 departments. It offers a range of undergraduate courses and receives lakhs of applications, every year.
Mumbai University offers both Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Technology (BTech) programs at the undergraduate level.
The courses include BE in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Automobile, Information Technology, Computer Engineering among others, and BTech in Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Chemical technology.
Admission to these courses are on the basis of Maharashtra Technical Common Entrance Test (MHT-CET) held by Maharashtra Government.
For those interested in pursuing a career in business management and administration, the Mumbai University offers the five-year integrated Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) + Master of Business Administration (MBA) course.
Applicants must have secured 45% minimum in Class-12 (any recognized board).
Students are admitted to the BMS+MBA program on the basis of their performance in the Mumbai University Common Management Entrance Test (MUCMET).
At the undergraduate level, MU offers two five-year integrated courses for those interested in pursuing law along with arts or business administration.
The programs offered are Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) along with Bachelor of Laws (BBA+LLB and BA+LLB).
Students with minimum 45% at 10+2 level can apply. Admission is done through Mumbai University Common Law Entrance Test (MUCLET).
In the science field, MU offers some really interesting undergraduate courses in multiple disciplines.
It offers Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Hospitality Studies, Aeronautical Science, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Forensic Sciences, Home Science, Maritime Hospitality Studies, Microbiology, Nautical Science, Polymer Chemistry, Maritime Science, Information Technology, Aviation, Avionics, Sports Management.
Admission procedure varies according to the BSc course; for some, it's merit-based while for others, entrance-based.
For students from commerce stream, MU has Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), which is one of the most widely-picked undergraduate courses.
The university offers BCom (General) which covers commerce, finance, and business related fields apart from BCom programs with specializations in Accounting & Finance, Banking & Insurance, and Financial Marketing.
Applicants must have scored 45% in Class-12 from a recognized board. Admission is merit-based.
For those interested in a career in fine arts, Mumbai University offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in painting, sculpture, applied arts, textile design, ceramic work, metal work, and interior decoration.
Applicants must have obtained an aggregate score of 50% in 10+2 (any recognized board).
Students are admitted through an entrance test conducted by the university or a drawing test (for students from Maharashtra).
The Mumbai University's three-year Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) is one of the two most popular courses this year.
It is an excellent option for those wishing to enter news, advertising, or entertainment media.
The applicants must have passed Class 12 (from any recognized board) in any stream. Admission to this undergraduate course is on the basis of the candidate's merit in 10+2.
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