Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH) Shillong was established by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) in collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya (GoM). The institute aims to redress the limited institutional and systems capacity in public health in the northeast region of India. The institute offers a full-time two-year Master's degree program in Public Health. Apart from IIPH Shillong, the institute has a campus situated in the following cities:

Indian Institute of Public Health Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2019 | Private
Affiliated to Martin Luther Christian University
Courses Offered MPH
Application Mode Online & Offline
Top Recruiters Apollo Foundation, HCL, Action Hunger, ISB, Columbia University, PSI, Care, AIMS, RGMVP, Antara Foundation
Official Website
Admission Helpdesk 0364-2592014
Address Indian Institute of Public Health, Shillong
Lawmali, Pasteur Hill,
Shillong, Meghalaya, India 793001

Indian Institute of Public Health Courses

IIPH Shillong offers a PG program in the discipline of Public Health. Mentioned below are the details for the same:

Course: Master of Public Health (MPH)

  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 1,10,000

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Indian Institute of Public Health Admission

Admission is done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam.

How to Apply?

The candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of IIPH or can download the same from the Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) website and submit it to the address given below:

The Registrar, Martin Luther Christian University Dongktieh,
Block 1, Nongrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793006

Selection Criteria: The candidates are required to submit the application form along with a 500-750 words personal statement on ‘Why do you wish to do an MPH?'. The essay can highlight any public health issue of relevance in India. The essay is to be typed in a single space with Times New Roman font size 12.

Indian Institute of Public Health Placement

The key endeavor of Placement Cell at PHFI-IIPHs is to facilitate the employability of the students enrolled for the PHFI’s on-campus academic programs. The placement cell supports the placement process by identifying relevant career opportunities for those who are seeking placement assistance. The cell provides timely updates to the students about available opportunities in other organizations of relevance. Every year the cell organizes professional development workshops for the students which include sessions on resume writing, cover letter writing, interview skills, email etiquettes, group discussion, etc. The highest package was recorded at INR 12 LPA. The potential employers of IIPH Shillong are Apollo Foundation, HCL, Action Hunger, ISB, Columbia University, PSI, Care, AIMS, RGMVP, Antara Foundation and many more.

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Indian Institute of Public Health Scholarship

The institute provides the following scholarships to its students:

  • P&G Health Scholarship: For encouraging students belonging to socially and economically deprived communities to develop their career in public health. The scholarship fund has been set up for the academic year 2020-21 under the aegis of the Public Health Foundation of India for the eligible candidates selected for the MPH program.
  • Emmes Scholarship Fund: The Emmes Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage students to choose, pursue and advance careers and work in the area of public health. This scholarship (full/ half/ part) fund will be available to students enrolling in the MPH program.

Indian Institute of Public Health Faculty

IIPH Shillong has a diverse faculty of highly qualified and accomplished individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The entire faculty is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matters. The faculty includes a total of 16 faculty members out of which 2 members are Ph.D. holders.

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Indian Institute of Public Health FAQs

Ques. What are the facilities provided by IIPH Shillong?

Ans. IIPH Shillong provides the following facilities to students and its faculty members:

Computer Labs Medical Facility Library
Laboratory Auditorium Cafeteria

Ques. What is the seat intake capacity for MPH at IIPH Shillong?

Ans. There are a total of 50 seats available for the MPH program at IIPH Shillong.

Ques. What are the jobs with an average salary offered to MPH graduates?

Ans. The following table shows the list of popular job profiles for MPH graduates:

Designation Average Salary (INR)
Biostatistician 5-6 Lacs
Management Policy Advisor 10-25 Lacs
Tropical Disease Specialist 10-25 Lacs
Reproductive Health Specialist 20 Lacs
NGO Director 30-50 Lacs
Outcomes Researcher 30-40 Lacs

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