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National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health - [NIRRH], Mumbai - Admission Details 2020

National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health - [NIRRH], Mumbai - Admission Details 2020

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NIRRH Mumbai Admission 2020: Selection Criteria, Scholarship, Eligibility

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National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health - [NIRRH] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health Mumbai or NIRRH Mumbai is set up to address reproductive health issues all over the nation and outside the nation. It is affiliated by the University of Mumbai and is one of India’s prestigious Institutes for the post-graduation course. It is India’s top prestigious Institute for M.Sc. and Ph.D. program in Biochemistry, Applied Sciences, Biotechnology, and Life Sciences.

  • National Institute of Research in Reproductive Health Mumbai offers post-graduation courses and doctorate courses to the student with the specialization. 
  • For admission to NIRRH Mumbai for these courses, applications will be available online at the university website and offline at the Institute campus.
  • For M.Sc. admission, if you are willing to take admission in NIRRH Mumbai, then you need to clear the Mumbai University entrance exam.
  • For Ph.D. admission, you need to clear the entrance exam which is conducted by the Mumbai University for the gate aspirants.
  • Institute provides internship facilities for students and also provides opportunities for the jobs as well. The Institute helps students to find their desired internship and also provides chances for the placement. Students have opportunities for placement in both private sectors as well as in the government sector with high packages.

Institute offers seats for highly motivated students having good academic records. If you are willing to take admission for the Ph.D. course then you need to appear for the entrance exam which is conducted by the University of Mumbai or you need to qualify the GATE/NET (JRF) /SET/examination conducted by national agencies such as ICMR//DBT/GPAT.

NIRRH Mumbai Admission Highlights 2020

Institute typeGovernment
Affiliated toUniversity of Mumbai
Courses offeredPG and Ph.D.
Total Courses2 courses
PG Courses OfferedM.Sc.
Doctorate Course OfferedPh.D.
Basic Admission CriteriaPersonal Interview and marks scored in the merit-based entrance exam
Application ModeOnline and offline
Basic EligibilityFor Master, Graduation with at least 50% marks in aggregate

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M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
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NIRRH Mumbai M.Sc. Admission 2020

The first offering of the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health Mumbai is the Masters in Science course. The details of these courses are mentioned below:

Name of the CoursesMasters of Science
Mode of the CoursesFull-Time
Duration2 years
Mode of ApplicationOnline and Offline
Basic Eligibility CriteriaUndergraduate course


You have to pass your graduation course on the field of B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Applied Sciences, Biotechnology, or Life Sciences.

NIRRH Mumbai M.Sc. Selection Criteria

  • You will be getting selected on the basis of the grades you achieved in the B.Sc course.
  • Your marks achieved in the university-based entrance exam. For some courses, the selection is only merit-based.

NIRRH Mumbai Ph.D. Admission 2020

National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health provides Ph.D. in Life Science, Applied Biology, Biochemistry, and many more.

Name of the CoursesDoctor of Philosophy
Mode of the CoursesFull-Time
Duration3 years
Mode of ApplicationOnline
EligibilityPG course with minimum 60% marks from a recognized university

NIRRH Mumbai Ph.D. Eligibility

  • You must clear your M.Sc. in biological science, Pharm., M.V.Sc or MBBS course with not less than 60% for general category and not less than 55% for SC/ ST category.
  • You must qualify for the Ph.D. entrance exam which is conducted by the University of Mumbai or qualifies the GATE examination.
  • Fellowship holders of the apex bodies such as CSIR/UGC/ICAR/ICMR/DBT are eligible.
  • You must be at least 28 years old.
  • No age limit for SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped persons and women candidates.

NIRRH Mumbai Ph.D. Selection Criteria

  • You must qualify for the Ph.D. entrance exam which is conducted by the University of Mumbai.
  • GATE qualified can directly apply without giving any entrance exam for the Ph.D. course.
  • If you get selected, you can check your name in the shortlisted candidate's list
  • Your name will be there with the date and time of the interview on the websites of ICMR or NIRRH.
  • Your final selection will be based on the performance of your interview round.

How to apply for NIRRH Programs?

Application Process

  • You must fill the form which is available at NIRRH website. Alternatively, you can get the form at the college admin office.
  • After filling the form, download the filled form and print it. Submit the printed form with the non-refundable Demand Draft (D.D.) of INR 300 (free for SC, ST, and physically handicapped candidates, they can submit their supporting documents) drawn in favor of “The Director, NIRRH” to In-charge, Post Graduate Studies, ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Jehangir Merwanji Street, Parel, Mumbai 400 012.

You have to write NIRRH Ph.D. ‘YEAR’ on top of the envelope. Incomplete submission and late submission will lead to disqualification.


Ques. Where is NIRRH Mumbai located? How far is the campus from the Mumbai Railway station or Mumbai Airport?

Ans. National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH) is located at Jehangir Merwanji Street. Institute is km 5 km away from the Mumbai Central Railway station and it will take around 15-20 minutes to reach the campus. Distance from Airport is 12.7 km and it will take around 25-35 minutes to reach the campus.

Ques. How can I apply for NIRRH Mumbai for the admission process?

Ans. You can apply it online on the university website by downloading the application form or you can directly go to the university campus and apply for the admission process.

Ques. What are the reviews on the faculty of NIRRH Mumbai?

Ans. NIRRH Mumbai has well qualified and experienced faculty with vast knowledge. They are very and cooperative towards the students and always help the students to learn more and more new things.

Ques. How is the Ph.D. course compared to other institutes?

Ans. The National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health provides high-end state-of-the-art laboratories to conduct research. NIRRH is the best institutes in India for the said purpose. Thus NIRRH would be the first recommendation to conduct research in India for Reproductive health.

Ques. What are the different departments of the Institute?

Ans. The different centers of the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health are Biomedical Informatics, Genetic Research, Preclinical Reproductive and Genetic Toxicology, and Health Technology Assessment Centers.

*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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