International Institute for Population Sciences(Deemed University)


In 1956, the United Nations, the Government of India and the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, jointly established the Institute to serve as a regional center for teaching, training and conducting research in the area of population studies in the ESCAP region. Prior to 1970, the IIPS was popularly known as Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC). It was declared as a deemed university on August 15, 1985. The Institute is an autonomous institution under the administrative control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Courses Offered

Regular courses

  • Diploma in Population Studies (DPS)
  • Master of Population Studies (MPS)/ Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Population Studies
  • Master of Population Studies (MPS) Correspondence Course
  • Diploma in Population Studies (DPS) Correspondence Course
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Population Studies
  • Diploma in Health Promotion Education (DHPE)
  • Short Term Courses
  • IIPS-JHU Course on FPRH

Research Areas

  • Aging
  • Data and Measurement
  • Health, Mortality and Morbidity
  • Health and Infrastructure
  • Migration and Urbanization
  • Population, Development and Environment

The Institute is also engaged in short-term training of in-service professionals from India and neighboring countries, which are of one- to three-week duration.

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
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International Institute for Population Sciences
(Deemed University)

Govandi Station Road, Deonar,
Mumbai 400 088

Tel : 022- 25562062, 25563936
Fax : 022-25563257
Email : [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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VC: Dr. P N Mari Bhat

Reg: Major B V Ram Kumar