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IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2019: Courses, Application Process, Eligibility

Updated On - April 16th 2019

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.

IIPS offers the following research programmes to its students:

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

Check IIPS admission 2019

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



    30th Jan, 2019 - 11th Jul, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil. (Population Studies) & Ph.D. (Population Studies)
Start of online registration for admission 30th Jan, 2019
Last date for online application submission 20th Mar, 2019
Last date to receive hard copy of online application and supporting documents at IIPS 26th Mar, 2019
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for online admission test 02nd Apr, 2019
Issue of admit card 07th - 13th Apr, 2019
Date and time of Online Test 15th Apr, 2019
Declaration of shortlisted candidates for interview 27th Apr, 2019
Declaration of selected candidate for admission (First list) 01st Jun, 2019
Last date of fee payment for the first list candidates 15th Jun, 2019
Intimation to first waitlisted candidates 20th Jun, 2019
Last date of fee payment for first waitlisted candidates 29th Jun, 2019
Commencement of academic session 11th Jul, 2019
M.Phil. (Population Studies)
Date of interview 16th - 18th May, 2019
Ph.D. (Population Studies)
Date of interview and proposal writing (Proposal writing only for Ph.D.) 16th - 18th May, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019 (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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