The procedure for enrollment of candidates to the Master course is as follows :
i)The application form for admission to the course can be had from the office of the Registrar, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari Campus, Santacruz (East), Bombay-400 098 or Fort, Mumbai-400 032, along with a copy of the brochure on payment of Rs.50/-. The application form carry serial numbers. Any form not so numbered will not be accepted by the department. While filling up the application form for admission, student should go through the brochure carefully and fill up the application form for admission according to the instructions mentioned therein.
ii)The application forms duly filled in and signed and accompanied by the originals as well as certified copies of statement of marks, caste certificate, in case of SC/ST/DT/NT/BC, SBC and OBC etc. candidates, must be submitted to the staff-in-charge of the admissions during the period specified for the purpose on the notice board in the department. Incomplete application without mark sheet, caste certificate issued by competent authority etc. will be rejected.
iii) a) No individual intimation will be sent to candidates selected for admission including those who are from other universities. The list of students selected for admission to the course will be put up on the notice board of the Department. Generally three such admission lists based on merit are displayed one after the other in a short interval of time.
b) The candidates should clearly indicate their choice of the optional subjects at the time of admission at Part-I level, the college/institution, etc. in the application in order of preference. The same will be considered and allotted strictly on the basis of merit and subject to availability. Once the candidate accepts the optional subject allotted, as per the rule currently in force no change of optional subject shall be allowed thereafter.
c) In case some candidates do not take admission, the vacant seats in various options/institutions from a specific merit list, will be filled as follows : Only those candidates from that particular list who have taken admission but have not been able to secure their priority option/institution could apply for change of option/institution immediately but before the last date of payment of fees corresponding to that particular merit list. Depending upon availability of option/institution desired, they may be granted the requested change in order of merit.
d) If a candidate indicates only one choice for the optional subject at the time of Part-I admission and/or only one college/institution, then the candidate will be considered only for the asked option and/or college/institution and in one merit list only. Further clarification on this can be had from the staff-in-charge of the admissions.
iv) The selection of candidates would be strictly on merit basis within each category.
vi) a) Five seats are reserved for students coming from other Universities. b) For applicants from Universities other than University of Mumbai there will be a reduction of 10% of marks while admitting such candidates in the University.
d) Applicants from other universities are required to submit a provisional certificate of eligibility while enrolling for the course. This provisional eligibility certificate can be obtained from the Registrar,Eligibility Section of University of Mumbai, Ranade Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Mumbai-400 098 after submitting the application and necessary remittance.
vii) The candidate selected for admission to the MSc Part I Physics course will have to pay the tuition fees as well as the fees for registration as a post- graduate student, as notified in the list of selected candidates put up on the notice board of the Department. The fee will have to be paid on or before the last date mentioned in the list, failing which the candidate will forfeit his/her claim to the seat allotted in the list.
viii) A candidate who fails to avail of the admission offered to him/her before the last date as mentioned in the list of selected candidates will not be considered for a seat in the second or subsequent list.
ix) The vacancies that may arise on account of the selected candidates not availing themselves of the admission before the last date or those who might withdraw their admission will be notified through subsequent announcements in the Department and students would be chosen from the merit-based waiting list prepared after the third list. Those who are so selected for admission will have to pay the tuition & registration fees on or before the date indicated to them while admission is granted, failing which they will forfeit claim of admission to the course and the same will be offered to the next deserving candidate on the merit-based waiting list.