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IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2018

Updated On - June 15th 2017

International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) is a public university, established in 1956 in Mumbai, earlier known as International Institute for Population Studies. Besides teachings and research activities, university also provides consultancy to the Government and Non-Government organizations and other academic institutions.

The university offers the following research programmes to its students:

  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – 1 year
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – 3 years

Admission of candidates to M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes is done on the basis of their performance in written test and personal interview. Candidates who wish to apply can register themselves by submitting completed applications, along with the processing fees of Rs. 500/- and all the necessary enclosures. For SC/ST/PH candidates, there is no processing fee.

  • Mode of Application



    01st Apr, 2018

Important Dates

M.Phil. (Population Studies) & Ph.D. (Population Studies)
Last date to Apply 01st Apr, 2018
Date of Entrance Exam 08th Jul, 2018
Date of Interview 08th - 09th Jul, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil. (Population Studies)

  • Candidates must possess master’s degree in Population Studies/Demography/M.Sc. (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) from a recognized university with at least 55% aggregate marks in all subjects
  • Candidate’s age should not be more than 30 years on or before June 30, 2017

Ph.D. (Population Studies)

Candidates must possess M.Phil degree in Population Studies or Master's degree in Population Studies or M.Sc. in Bio-Statistics and Epidemiology of a recognised university with at least 55% of aggregate marks in all subjects.

How to Apply

  • Candidates can obtain the application form and prospectus in person or through post by sending a self-addressed Rs. 50/- stamped envelope on or before March 25, 2018 (tentative), to the following address:

The Assistant Registrar (Academic)

International Institute for Population Sciences

Deonar, Mumbai- 400 088

  • Candidates can register themselves by submitting duly filled-in applications and all the necessarily enclosures, along with the fee of Rs. 500/- through DD drawn from any nationalised Bank in favour of “The Director, IIPS, Mumbai” to the Assistant Registrar (Academic). Candidates can also submit the processing fee in cash at the university cash counter.


  1. No objection certificate from employer.
  2. Marks sheets of all previous semesters.
  3. Category certificate (if applicable)

Admission Process

M.Phil. (Population Studies) & Ph.D. (Population Studies)

  • Selection of the candidates for the M.Phil. / Post-Doctoral Fellowship courses will be based on their performance in the written test and personal interview
  • Selection of the candidate for the Ph.D programme will be based on the submission of comprehensive research proposal and interview performance
  • There will be no entrance test conducted for foreign candidates. Foreign candidates will be selected directly if they fulfil the eligibility criteria of institute

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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