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Indian Institute of Health Management Research, IIHMR, Jaipur

Indian Institute of Health Management Research, IIHMR, Jaipur
IIHMR University
1, Prabhu Dayal Marg, Sanganer Airport
Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302029
Phone-No: 91-141-3924700 2791431 -32 Extn. 766 746 Toll Free 80030105700
Fax: 91-141-3924738

About College:

Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur (formerly known as Indian Institute of Health Management Research), was founded in 1984. In the three decades, the Institute has created a niche in high quality research, education and training in Health Management and Hospital Management. It has made phenomenal contribution in health systems and services research, especially in policy and program management and evaluation. The Institute has attained a pride position in health management, planning and research at the national and international levels. The role of the Institute is being increasingly realized and appreciated in developing health management as an important discipline for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of health care; and setting a research agenda. It is a WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health Systems based on primary health care. It is identified as an Institute of Excellence for training by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Postgraduate program in Hospital and Health Management is a top ranking management education program in the country, which has been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI. The management graduates of the Institute have contributed to a paradigm shift in managing hospitals and health care systems in the country and abroad. The Institute has also introduced postgraduate program in Pharmaceutical Management and Rural Management. The Institute also offers a doctoral program, FPM, in hospital and health management, the only doctoral program in India. IIHMR has established a network and collaboration in the health sector with institutions in India and abroad.

Course Name:

PhD [Areas of Research: public health, health and hospital management, nursing management, pharmaceutical management, population and development, health economics and finance, rural and urban health, health communication and behavioral change, information technology in the health sector, health systems, food security and nutrition, and rural development]


Candidates for admission to the Ph D. program shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s or M Phil degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (nonceramic layer)/ differently-abled and other categories of candidates as per UGC guidelines from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark.

Admission Process

The admission process will include three steps: screening of applications, IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT) and personal interview.

IIHMR Research Aptitude Test (IRAT): IIHMR University will conduct a qualifying test after screening of applications and short-listing candidates. IRAT will be a written test consisting of multiple-choice questions from English language proficiency, reasoning, basic quantitative analysis and research aptitude. The test will be conducted at IIHMR University, Jaipur on the date that will be communicated separately.

Admission to the Research Degree program shall be subject to the fulfilment of the minimum cut-off marks as prescribed from time to time by UGC. Final selection for admission shall be made on the basis of the merit of the composite score.

Exemption for IRAT: The following categories will be exempted from the written IRAT: UGC CSIR qualified JRF & NET, SLET, GATE and Teacher Research Fellowship holders and those who have passed M-Phil program in relevant subjects.

Personal Interview

Personal interview will be conducted on the day of IRAT or next day after IRAT at IIHMR University, Jaipur. All categories of candidates will be required to appear in the Pl. At the time of interview, the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation.

How to Apply:

Application form may be downloaded from our website (Downloaded applications must be sent along with a DD for Rs. 1,000/- in favor of “IIHMR UNIVERSITY”, payable at Jaipur). Duly filled-in application form along with all the required documents may be submitted to the Dean, Research, IIHMR University, 1, Prabhu Dayal Marg, Sanganer Airport, Jaipur -302029. An application will be considered only when it is received with all documentary evidences and the application fee. The application fee is nonrefundable.

Closing Date:

Last date for submission of Application: 31st January, 2020

Date of IRAT and Personal interview: 15th -16th February, 2020

Commencement of session: 4th April, 2020


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