Statistical Information & Growth Indices
The university currently offers 200+ different academic programmes comprising several hundred courses (subjects). Every year, on an average, 150,000 new students are registered for the various programmes. The cumulative enrolment as it stands today, is in excess of 36,00,000 students. 10 regional centres & over 3000 multi-programme Study Centres provide various academics & student support services to these students. If one considers the programmewise Study Centres, the number is in excess of 4,500. These Study Centres are distributed all over the state of Maharashtra, having an area of about 3 lakh sq. km (about 800 km north-south & 600 km east-west). Several thousand Counsellors provide the academic inputs to the students, using a combination of face-to-face counselling as well as technology-enabled instruction. The massive volume of the distance learning system handled by the university and its overall scale of operations and achievements have contributed to YCMOU being enlisted as one of the Mega Open Universities of the world. The graphical depictions given below as well as some examination statistics that follow will give a better idea of the university’s growth and development.