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International Institute for Population Sciences, IIPS, Mumbai

International Institute for Population Sciences, IIPS, Mumbai
Deemed University
Govandi Station Road, Deonar
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone-No: 022- 25563254 55
Fax: 022- 25563257
Email: director@iips.net Website: www.iipsindia.ac.in
Establish: 1956

About College:

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies for the ESCAP region. It was established in Mumbai in July 1956, till July 1970 it was known as the Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC) and till 1985 it was known as the International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS). The Institute was re-designated to its present title in 1985 to facilitate the expansion of its academic activities and was declared as a 'Deemed University' in August 19, 1985 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The recognition has facilitated the award of recognized degrees by the Institute itself and paved the way for further expansion of the Institute as an academic institution.

Course Name:

Master of Population Studies (MPS)

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility:

Candidates having M.A./M.Sc. degree from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks/equivalent grade in the subjects. Anthropology, Bio-statistics, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, Health Statistics, Mathematics, Population Studies, Political Science, Population Education, Psychology, Rural Development, Social Work, Sociology, and Statistics will be eligible for admission. Candidates having Master degree, other than subjects specified above and having at least two years of experience in Population and Health related field are also eligible to apply. Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission provided if they secure financial support from any outside agency.

Candidates who have already passed the qualifying degree examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, the admission of the candidate will be cancelled, if s/he fails to furnish final result by September 30, 2020.

The upper age limit of application is 28 years as on June 30, 2020. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS reserved categories and female candidates as per Government of India rules only.

Selection Criteria for MPS Course

The admission to M.P.S. course is through a two-stage process: (i) Online Test, (ii) a Personal Interview. The Online Entrance Test will comprise objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Entrance Test will consist of Basic General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, English Grammar, Basic Mathematics, Population, Health and Social Science issues. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card. Based on the performance in the Online Test, shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview at IIPS. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test and personal interview.

Shortlisted candidates appearing for admission test are entitled to claim sleeper class train fare by the shortest route on production of original tickets and in case of road journey normal fare will be paid only for travel by public transport run by a Government body.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020.

The non-refundable processing fee for the Online Test is Rs. 1000/- for General Category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Rs. 500/- for EWS category, and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD. Those interested in applying for more than one course should pay application processing fee separately for each course. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submitting the application forms.

The hard copy of the online application form and all supporting documents should reach to “The In-charge,

Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020.

Closing Date:

Last Date for Online Application Submission Form: 12th February, 2020

Date of Online Test: 8th March, 2020

 

Course Name:

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Population Studies

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Population Studies

2 years

Eligibility:

Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from recognized universities in India or abroad in any subject with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks/equivalent grade in all subjects will be eligible for admission. Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission provided if they secure financial support from any outside agency. Candidates who have already passed the qualifying degree examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, the admission of the candidate will be cancelled, if s/he fails to furnish final result by September 30, 2020. The upper age limit is 25 years as on June 30, 2020. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS categories and female candidates as per Government of India rules only.

Selection Criteria: The selection will be made on the basis of an Online Entrance Test across India. The Online Entrance Test will comprise objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Entrance Test will consist of Basic General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, English Grammar, Basic Mathematics, Population, Health, and Social Science Issues. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card. Admission test will not be conducted for the foreign candidates and admission will be offered directly if foreign candidates fulfill the eligibility criteria of the Institute.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS & female candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms only.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020.

The non-refundable processing fee for the Online Test is Rs. 1000/- for General Category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), Rs. 500/- for EWS and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD. Those interested in applying for more than one course should pay application processing fee separately for each course. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submitting the application forms.

The hard copy of the online application form and all supporting documents should reach to “The Incharge-Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Date of Online Test: 8th March, 2020

 

Course Name:

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Bio-statistics and Demography

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility:

Candidates having B.A./B.Sc. degree in Bio-statistics or Health Statistics or Mathematics or Statistics or having B.A./B.Sc. degree with two full papers on Mathematics or Statistics from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks/equivalent grade in all subjects will be eligible for admission. Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission provided they secure financial support from any outside agency. Candidate who have already passed the qualifying examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, admission of the candidate will be cancelled if he/she fails to furnish the final examination result by September 30, 2020. The upper age limit is 25 years as on June 30, 2020. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS categories and female candidates as per Government of India rules only.

 

Selection Criteria: The selection will be made on the basis of an Online Test. The Online Entrance Test will comprise objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Entrance Test will consist of basic General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, English Grammar, Population, Health and Statistics/Mathematics. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card. Admission test will not be conducted for the foreign candidates and the admission will be offered directly if the foreign candidates fulfil the eligibility criteria of the Institute.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS & female candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms only.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020. The non-refundable processing fee for each course is Rs. 1000/- for General category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Rs. 500 for EWS category, Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. Those interested in applying for more than one course should pay application processing fee separately for each course. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of completed application forms. The hard copy of the online application form along with supporting documents should reach to “The In- charge, Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020”.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Date of Online Test: 8th March, 2020

 

Course Name:

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Population Studies

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Biostatistics & Demography

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility:

Candidates holding a Master’s degree in Population Studies, Demography, Bio-statistics and Epidemiology, Bio-statistics & Demography, and Bio-statistics from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks or equivalent grade will be eligible for admission. Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission provided they secure financial support from any outside agency. Candidate who have already passed the qualifying examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, admission of the candidate will be cancelled if s/he fails to furnish the final examination result by September 30, 2020. The upper age limit is 30 years as on June 30, 2020. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS categories and female as per Government of India rules only.

Selection Criteria: The admission to M.Phil. course is through a two-stage process; Online Entrance Test and personal interview. The online Entrance Test will consist of objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Entrance Test will consist of questions on English, Logical Reasoning, Statistics, Mathematics, Bio-statistics, Research Methodology, Population Studies, Demography, and Epidemiology. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card. Based on the performance in the Online Test., shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview at IIPS. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test and personal interview. The Institute will not bear any travel expense of the candidates called for the test/personal interview.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS & Female candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms only.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website www.iipsindia.ac.in during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020. The non-refundable processing fee is Rs. 1000/- for General category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Rs. 500/- EWS category, Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of completed application forms. The hard copy of the online application form along with supporting documents should reach to “The In-charge, Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Date of Online Test: 8th March, 2020

 

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Population Studies /Bio-statistics and Demography

Eligibility:

Candidates having M.Phil. in Population Studies, Bio-statistics & Demography from a recognized university with at least 55% (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks/equivalent grade are eligible to apply. Students who have qualified UGC/CSIR-JRF or any other national level fellowship are encouraged to apply for this programme. Eligible foreign candidate can also apply for admission, provided they secure financial support from any outside agency/government. Candidate who have already passed the qualifying examination and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, admission of the candidate will be cancelled if s/he fails to furnish the final examination result by September 30, 2020.

The upper age limit is 30 years as on June 30, 2020. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS categories and women as per Government of India rules.

Fellowship: Government of India Fellowships @ Rs. 25,000/- per month for 1st and 2nd years and Rs. 28,000/- per month for 3rd and 4th years available for the Indian students who have qualified NET for Lectureship in Population Studies or its inter-disciplinary subjects conducted by the UGC. Such Ph.D. fellowship also carries a contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/- per year for the first two years and Rs. 20,500/- for the third year. However the candidates without NET qualification shall be awarded fellowship @ Rs. 12,000/- per month for the 1st and 2nd years, and Rs. 14,000/- per month for the 3rd and 4th years, with a contingency grant of Rs. 10,000/- per year. In addition, UGC-JRF and other fellowship holders will also be considered for admission.

Selection Criteria: The admission to Ph.D. programme is through a three-stage process; Online Entrance Test, research proposal writing, and personal interview. The Online Entrance Test will consist of objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Online Entrance Test will consist of questions on English, Logical Reasoning, Statistics, Mathematics, Bio-statistics, Research Methodology, Population Studies, Demography and Epidemiology. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card. Based on the performance in the Online Test, shortlisted candidates will be called for research proposal writing and personal interview at IIPS. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test, research proposal and personal interview. The Institute will not bear any travel expense of the candidates called for the test/personal interview.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS & female candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020. The non-refundable processing fee is Rs. 1000/- for General category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Rs. 500/- EWS category, Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of application forms. The hard copy of the online application form along with supporting documents should reach to “The In-charge, Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Date of Online Test: 8th March, 2020

 

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Part-Time

Eligibility:

The part-time Ph.D programme shall be open to candidates with Master’s degree and at least five years of work experience after Master’s Degree in the field of Population Studies/Demography/Public Health in academic institutions/central and state governments/research and development organizations, who are unable to pursue the doctoral programme in full-time mode. The applicants for part-time Ph.D programme shall be exempted from appearing for the online entrance test. The Pre-Ph.D course work (six months duration) shall be compulsory for the candidates admitted to the Ph.D programme under part-time mode. Total duration of part-time Ph.D programme shall be for a minimum of four years (including coursework) and maximum of six years.

No Age Limit.

Selection Criteria: Candidates should apply online. However, they are required to send a hard copy of research proposal to the Institute. Selection will be selected based on off-line written test and personal interview conducted by the Ph.D Admission Committee of the Institute. Foreign students are exempted from personal interview. The Institute shall not bear travel expense of the candidates called for the presentation and interview.

How to Apply:

Registration for Admission Test and Processing Fee:

All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website during December 18, 2019 to February 03, 2020. The non-refundable processing fee is Rs. 1000/-. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of application forms. The hard copy of the online application form along with supporting documents and research proposal should reach to “The In-charge, Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before February 14, 2020.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Date of offline written test and personal interview: 1st / 2nd May, 2020

 

Course Name:

Post-Doctoral Fellowship (P.D.F.)

Eligibility:

Candidates having Ph.D. degree in Population Studies or subjects related with Population, Health, Gender, Development and Social Sciences are eligible to apply. Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission, provided they secure financial support from any outside agency. Female candidates are encouraged to apply for the P.D.F. Desirable: Publications in peer reviewed journals/edited books. The upper age limit is 40 years as on June 30, 2020.

Fellowship: The selected Indian candidates will be awarded Government of India fellowship @Rs. 50,000/- per month for one year.

Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on the research proposal presentation and personal Interview. Foreign students are exempted from personal interview. The Institute shall not bear travel expense of the candidates called for the presentation and interview. All selected candidates shall be paid to-and-fro economy class air-fare expenses at the time of joining and completing the programme. All selected candidates are required to be at the Institute as a full-time research fellow.

How to Apply:

The non-refundable processing fee is Rs. 1000/- for General category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Rs. 500/- for EWS category, Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. The bank draft should be in favour of Director, IIPS, Mumbai. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of application forms.

The hard copy of the CV, copies of academic qualifications and work experience, publication reprints and research proposal should reach to “The In-charge, Academic Section, International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” on or before July 01, 2020.

Processing Fee: All eligible candidates are required to apply by 01-07-2020.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 1st July, 2020

 

Course Name:

M.A. Population Studies (Through Distance Mode of Education)

Eligibility:

Admission to this course is open to all those with a Bachelor’s degree in any social science subject/Health/Maths/ Stats or any similar degree recognized by Indian/Foreign universities with 50 percentage marks for general candidates and 45 percentage marks for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC and PWD category. Candidates having master’s degree and also those who are having work experience will be given due weightage. The cut off percentage can further be reduced by the admission committee for candidates with any additional qualifications. Reservation criteria will be followed as per the Government of India norms. After successfully completing all academic requirements given in the guidelines, the registered distance learner will be awarded degree of “M.A. Population Studies” irrespective of any discipline he/she come from graduate level.

Selection criteria: Selection of candidates for the course will be done by a selection committee duly constituted by the Director of the Institute.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS candidates will be considered as per the Government of India norms.

How to Apply:

Availability of Application Form:

The Application Form can be be downloaded from IIPS website and/or also may be obtained from the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education, International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400 088 in person or by sending a self addressed 50/- stamped envolope (25cm x 12cm) on or before June 30, 2020. The completed Application Form along with necessary enclosures (including e-mail ID & telephone number) and printout of online payment receipt of non-refundable processing fee of 500/- for General, 250 for OBC- non-creamy layer and 125 for SC/ST and PWD candidates should reach to the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education on or before July 31, 2020. In any case no cash transactions will be made at the Institute.

Dispatch of self instruction course materials to the students by post: The self-instructional course study materials are sent to the students in four lots by post/courier services. The materials include instructions for self- study and self-assessment exercises (assignments).

Contact details for any admission related query for M.A. Population Studies (Through Distance Mode):

In-charge

Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education

IIPS, Deonar, Mumbai-400088

Contact No: 91+22+42372428 (Direct)

Fax: 91+22+25563257

Email id: ems@iips.net

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of online application is: 12th February, 2020

Comments:

To know more Information about this Course please visit: www.iipsindia.ac.in

International Institute for Population Sciences, IIPS, Mumbai

International Institute for Population Sciences, IIPS, Mumbai
Deemed University
Govandi Station Road, Deonar
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone-No: 022- 25563254 55
Fax: 022- 25563257
Email: director@iips.net Website: www.iipsindia.org
Establish: 1956

About College:

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies for the ESCAP region. It was established in Mumbai in July 1956, till July 1970 it was known as the Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC) and till 1985 it was known as the International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS). The Institute was re-designated to its present title in 1985 to facilitate the expansion of its academic activities and was declared as a 'Deemed University' in August 19, 1985 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The recognition has facilitated the award of recognized degrees by the Institute itself and paved the way for further expansion of the Institute as an academic institution.

Course Name:

Master of Population Studies (MPS) Distance Education [50 Seats with Government of India Fellowship]

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility:

·         Candidates having MA/MSc. degree (passed/appearing) in Anthropology, Biostatistics, Economics, Geography, Health Statistics, Mathematics, Political Science, Population Education, Psychology, Rural Development, Social Work, Sociology, and Statistics from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% of aggregate marks/equivalent grade.

·         Candidates having Master degree, other than subjects specified above and having at least two years of experience in Population and Health related field are also eligible to apply.

·         Eligible foreign candidates can also apply for admission provided if they secure financial support from any outside agency.

·         Candidates who have already passed the qualifying degree examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, the admission of the candidate will be cancelled, if s/he fails to furnish final result by 30th September 2019.

·         Age: The upper age limit is 28 years as on 30th June 2019. Marks and age are relaxable for candidates belonging to reserved categories as per GOI rules

Selection Criteria

·         The selection will be made on the basis of a written test and personal interview; only shortlisted candidates will be called for the test and interview

·         Shortlisted candidates appearing for admission test are entitled to claim sleeper class train fare by the shortest route on production of original tickets and in case of road journey normal fare will be paid only for travel by public transport run by a Govt. body

How to Apply:

·         All eligible candidates are required to register online by visiting the Institute’s website www.iipsindia.org during 26th November 2018 to 04th January 2019

·         The non-refundable processing fee is Rs. 1000/- for General category, Rs. 500/- for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) category, Rs.250/- for SC/ST/PWD category. Processing fee will not be charged from the foreign candidates while submission of completed application forms.

·         The hard copy of the online application form along with supporting documents should reach to “The Assistant Registrar (Academic), International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088”

Closing Date:

Last Date for Online Application Submission Form: 04th January, 2019

Date of Online Test: 10th February, 2019

Comments:

To know more Information about this Course please visit: www.iipsindia.org