NIE (ICMR) MPH Admission 2021 Notification, Dates, Application Form

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National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) Chennai announces Admission to Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology and Health Systems 2021

NIE MPH Admission 2021 – Applications are invited by National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai for admission to 2-year Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Epidemiology and Health System of Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram conducted by ICMR School of Public Health at the National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai for the academic session commencing in July 2021.

Program Duration

  • The MPH (Epidemiology and Health Systems) is a two-year program, comprising four contact sessions across 12 months at NIE interspersed with three field postings of 12 months duration in total.

Course Credits

  • The MPH (EHS) is a 60 credits Program. Of these, 22 credits are for the contact sessions at NIE and 38 for various field projects conducted during their ‘field postings.

NIE MPH Admission 2021 Important Dates



Last date for receipt of application:

15th January 2021

Date of commencement of the course

01st July 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIE MPH Admission 2021

  • Candidates fulfilling the following criteria are eligible to apply for the course:
  • M.B.B.S. degree recognized by the Medical Council of India
  • Working in public health, preferably regularized and permanent employees of State or Central Government Department or Medical institutions; (b) Private (Non-Government)candidates worked / working in public health
  • Three years’ experience in public health related activities

Age Criteria

  • Age up to 45 years as on 01st July 2021; departmental candidates from ICMR institutions will be granted age relaxation of 5 years.
  • SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates will be eligible for age relaxation as per Govt. of India rules

NIE MPH Admission 2021 Application Process

  • The prescribed application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s Website; the prescribed application form given in the website or its photocopy alone should be used; application in any other form will not be considered
  • Applications should be submitted along with the Application Fee of Rs.600/- by means of a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of "Director, NIE” payable at Chennai Applications without the application fee will not be considered
  • Duly filled in prescribed Application Form with necessary enclosures should be sent to the following address: MPH Program Coordinator, ICMR School of Public Health, ICMR – National Institute of Epidemiology, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 077 super scribing “Application for MPH” on top of the cover

Application Fee

  • Applications should be submitted along with the Application Fee of Rs.600/- by means of a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of "Director, NIE” payable at Chennai

Selection Procedure

A selection committee constituted by SCTIMST and NIE will select the candidates based on the following:


Review of the application form


Written test (if necessary)


Personal interview at NIE, Chennai


Reservation of seats will be as per Government of India norms being followed by SCTIMST. Mere possession of the eligibility criteria will not entail selection for the course


The decision of the Director, SCTIMST, shall be final for selection of the candidates

Course Fee

  • There is no course fee for the candidates sponsored by the State/Central Govt. Departments/Armed forces.
  • For the non-sponsored government/private candidates and the sponsored candidates from private institutions, the course fee is Rs.100000/- (non-refundable), payable at the beginning of the course

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website