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IIPS Mumbai MA Population Studies Distance Admission 2018

International Institute for Population Sciences announces MA Population Studies admission 2018 by distance learning

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai has started the need-based distance course with the recommendation of UGC in the field of population data analysis and inter-relationship between Population and Development namely; M.A. in Population Studies


Important Dates

The deadline for submission of application for this course for academic session 2018-2021 (1st Batch) is 4th week of August 2018

Duration of Course
This course can be completed in a minimum period of 2 years, as well within a maximum period of 4 years. In case if candidate is not able to complete the course in a given time period, he/she can avail one-year extension after paying 50% of the course fee. Maximum 2 times continuous extension will be given


Eligibility Criteria

  • Admission to this course is open to all those with a Bachelor’s degree in any social science subject/Health/Maths/Stats or any similar degree recognized by Indian/Foreign Universities with at least 55% of aggregate marks illustrating of eligibility
  • Candidates working in various fields will be given preference. After successfully completing all academic requirements given in the guidelines, the registered distance learner will be awarded degree of "M.A. Population Studies" irrespective of any discipline he/she come from graduate level


Number of Seats

  • There are 150 seats available for admission to this course. However, the Institute reserves the right to decide the number of students to be enrolled in each academic session


Selection Criteria

  • A selection committee duly constituted by the Director of the Institute will do selection of candidates for the course



  • Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms


Fee Details

  • Processing Fee Rs.500/-; Tuition Fee (Course Fee) Rs.15000/-; Contact Programme Fee Rs.600/-; Exam Fee (per paper) Rs.200/-; Degree Certificate Fee Rs.200/-; Convocation Charge Rs.500/-; Course extension Fee Rs.7500/-; Re-Exam Fee (per paper) Rs.500/-; Re-Evaluation Fee (per paper) Rs.500/-; Provisional Certificate Fee Rs.100/-; Transcript Fee Rs.500/-; Duplicate Certificate Rs.800/-; Duplicate ID Card Rs.10/-



  • The Application Form can be downloaded from IIPS website www.iipsindia.org and/or also may be obtained from the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education, International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400088 in person or by sending a self addressed Rs.50/- stamped envelope (25cm x 12cm)
  • The Completed Application Form along with necessary enclosures (including e-mail ID & telephone number) and printout of online payment receipt of non-refundable processing fee of Rs.500/- for General, Rs.250/- for OBC-non-creamy layer and Rs.125/- for SC/ST and PWD applicants should reach to the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education on or before due date
  • In any case, no cash transactions will be made at the Institute


IIPS Mumbai

International Institute for Population Sciences, (Deemed University), Govandi Station Road, Deonar. Mumbai-400088 (Telegraphic, Address Demography, Chembur Mumbai), Email: ems@iips.net; Phone No.: +91-22-42372428 Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education, Website www.iipsindia.org