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SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020, Eligibility, Selection, Fees

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SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020 - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) Trivandrum invites applications for admission to Master of Public Health (MPH) and Diploma in Public Health (DPH) Program offered at Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies (AMCHSS) for the academic year 2020-21 through an entrance test to be held on May 9, 2020.

Interested candidates can check details on SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020 from the page below.


SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020 Important Dates

Admission Notification

02nd March 2020

Availability of online application

02nd March 2020 to 30th April 2020

Downloading admit cards

uploaded in the website ten days before the date of the written test

Date of Written test

09th May 2020 (Reporting time 09.30 AM)

Date of interview

09th May 2020 (1.00PM onwards)

Commencement of the Course

01st July 2020


Number of seats


Total 28 Seats


Total 11 Seats


Eligibility Criteria for SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020

For Master of Public Health (MPH):

Minimum Educational Qualifications

Medical graduates (MBBS), Dental graduates (BDS), Graduates of AYUSH [Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS).

Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS),Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS),Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)], BTech or BE (any branch) and graduates of four-year degree programs in Veterinary / Nursing sciences.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Pharmacy, or students with a postgraduate degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, Demography, Population Studies, Nutrition, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Social Work, Management or Law may apply. Work experience in a health-related field is desirable.


Forty years as on 1st July 2020 is the upper limit of age. Age relaxation may be given as per Government of India policy and in exceptional cases.

For Diploma In Public Health (DPH) :

Minimum Experience required

3 years in Government service after MBBS

Age Limit

Up to 50 years as on 01-07-2020


SCTIMST MPH and DPH Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. Application form and application fee to be submitted through Online Mode Only on official website www.sctimst.ac.in
  1. The application has to be submitted online through the official website www.sctimst.ac.in. The payment is to be done online only. Any fee paid once will not be refunded.


Application Fee

For General candidates


For SC/ST candidates

Rs. 800/-


Selection Process

For Master of Public Health (MPH):

Indian students

Prospective candidates will be evaluated based on their educational qualifications, professional experience in public health, a written test (multiple choice questions) and an interview.

Overseas students

Selection will be based on educational qualifications, professional experience, assessments made by the sponsoring organizations and a telephonic interview.

Applicants are required to submit two reference letters in sealed envelopes from experts working in the field of public health along with the application form. They have to provide certification for proficiency in English.

For Diploma In Public Health (DPH)

If there are more than ten applications, the selection will be based on the performance in a written test (multiple choice questions) and interview.


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