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Process of Admission

CSMU seeks the brightest scholars from the broadest range of backgrounds and life experiences-students with intellectual curiosity, an interdisciplinary mindset, and a desire to contribute to the world. We want to intrigue the students who possess the ability to turn their ideas and interests into action, people whose talents and experiences will energize our community Our graduates are career-ready from day one. We make this happen by introducing hands-on learning early, guided by faculty who have practiced in the field. From healthcare simulation labs to audio engineering studios, our students participate in real-world scenarios, training them for future careers.

Procedure of Online Application (2024-25)

Step 1: Registration

  • Prospective students will register themselves by clicking Apply Now
  • Complete the online registration form and pay the requisite fee by NEFT/ PAYTM/ Credit/ Debit card/ cash at University counter and submit.

Step 2: Mode of admission:

  • University will conduct CSMU Entrance Examination (CSMUEE) for admission in technical and professional programmes (See list of programmes).
  • For those who have cleared a competitive exam arranged by state/central govt. regulatory body (JEE/MHCET/CAT/NATA/CLAT etc.) are exempted from CSMUEE.
  • In other programmes, admissions are done based on score of qualifying examination/ personal interview.

Step 3: Admission and Enrollment

  • Shortlisted students will complete online admission form, upload all relevant documents (Marksheets, TC/Migration certificate etc.) and pay requisite admission fee and course fee.
  • Hard copies of the Marksheets will have to be verified and original copy of TC/ Migration certificate has to be submitted to the University.
  • Each student can log in to Camu ERP to access online course structure, time table, course material etc. and to send/receive various communications.


A refund claim can be processed, after due consideration of the request, by the approval of the University. If a student chooses to withdraw from the programme of study in which he/she is admitted/enrolled, the University shall follow the following system for the refund of fees remitted by the student (made under the purview of the guidelines issued by the UGC).

Sr. No.

Percentage of Refund of Fees*

Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is received in the University



15 days or more before the last date of admission



Less than 15 days before the last date of admission.



15 days or less after the last date of admission.



More than 15 days but less than 30 days after the last date of admission



More than 30 days after the last date of admission or the commencement of academic session.


  1. The commencement of academic session shall be notified by the University and will be prior to the date of orientation day. However, the University may allow admission after this date in exceptional circumstances provided seats remain vacant.
  2. In case of Sr. No.1. in the above table, University shall deduct 5% amount of the course fee/ tuition fee paid by the student, subject to a maximum of Rs 1,000/-. as processing charges from the refundable amount.
  3. Application fees, once paid shall NOT be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. Withdrawal requests after commencement of classes must be made in the application format, available at Director Admissions Office. The refund will be made only after the student has surrendered the ID card, original fee receipt and submission of the no-dues certificate etc.
  5. In case of Foreign / NRI students, the refund will be made in accordance with Foreign Exchange Regulations / RBI as per the prevailing rates of exchange.
  6. The above refund rule information is indicative only and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Panvel, Navi Mumbai reserves the right to make changes as per the notifications received from the concerned statutory / regulatory authorities from time to time.  Any changes made, in the above will be updated in the University website.
  7. All refunds will be processed by the Accounts Office of the University upon receiving the approval from the Registrar/Vice-Chancellor, based on the recommendation of the Director Admissions.