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MPH Admission Notice 2018 (Master of Public Health - Epidemiology and Health Systems)


Applications are invited by National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai for admission to 2 years 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 National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai for the session July 2018


Also See : Masters in Public Health Admission 2018


Program Details

These programs were primarily aimed at developing a cadre of trained public health professionals in the country by training the 'in-service' health professionals working in govt. health departments



MPH (Epidemiology and Health Systems) is a 2-year program, comprising of four contact sessions across 12 months at NIE interspersed with three filed postings of 12 months duration in total


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates fulfilling the following criteria are eligible to apply for the course

MBBS degree recognized by Medical Council of India

Working in public health, preferably regularized and permanent employees of State or Central Govt. Dept. or Medical institutions, sponsored on deputation for two years on full-time basis

Three years experience in public health related activities

Age up to 45 years as on 01st July 2018; 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


Selection Procedure

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

a. Review of the application form

b. Written test (if necessary)

c. 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 Government 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


How to Apply

The prescribed application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s Website www.nie.gov.in; 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/- (Rupees Six hundred only) 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 Co-ordinator, ICMR School of Public Health, ICMR - National Institute of Epidemiology, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 077 superscribing “Application for MPH” on top of the cover

For more information, visit the institute website: http://www.nie.gov.in


Important Dates


Last Date for Receipt of Completed Applications at NIE is 31st December 2017


Date of Commencement of the Course: 02nd July 2018


National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai

(School of Public Health), National Institute of Epidemiology, (Indian Council of Medical Research - ICMR), Dept. of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Ayapakkam, Chennai-600077, Email nieicmr@gmail.com , Phone No.: 044-26136417, Website www.nie.gov.in


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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