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National Institute of Epidemiology, NIE, Chennai

National Institute of Epidemiology, NIE, Chennai
(Indian Council of Medical Research)
R-.121, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayappakkam, Ambattur
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Phone-No: 044-2613641720
Fax: 044-26357464
Email: Website:
Establish: 1999

About College:

The National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) was established on July 2, 1999 by merging the Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy (CJIL Field Unit), Avadi with the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), Chennai. The broad objectives of the Institute cover Development of human resources in epidemiology and bio-statistics, Networking of the various ICMR and non-ICMR Institutes at the national level for epidemiological purposes, and Consultancy.

Course Name:

Master of Public Health (Epidemiology and Health Systems) 2 Years


Candidates fulfilling the following criteria are eligible to apply for the course:

·       M.B.B.S. degree recognized by Medical Council of India

·       (a) Working in public health, preferably regularized and permanent employees of State or Central Government Department or Medical institutions; (b) Private (NonGovernment) candidates worked / working in public health

·       Three years experience in public health related activities

·       Age up to 45 years as on 1.7.2019. SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates will be eligible for age relaxation as per Government of India rules.

Method of selection

A Selection Committee constituted by SCTIMST and NIE will select the candidates based on the following:  

·       Review of the application form

·       Written test (if necessary)

·       Personal interview at NIE, Chennai

Reservation of seats will be as per Government of India norms being followed by SCTIMST. Mere possession of the eligibility criteria will not entail selection for the course. The decision of the Director, SCTIMST, shall be final for selection of the candidates.

How to apply:

Application Form: The prescribed application form can be downloaded from the Institute’s Website. The prescribed application form given in the website or its photocopy alone should be used. Application in any other form will not be considered.

Application Fee: Applications should be submitted along with the application fee of Rs.600/= (Rupees Six hundred only) by means of a Demand Draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of “Director, NIE” payable at Chennai. Applications without the application fee will not be considered.

Submission of application: Duly filled in prescribed Application Form with necessary enclosures should be sent to the following address, superscribing “Application for MPH” on top of the cover.

MPH Program Co-ordinator

ICMR School of Public Health

ICMR - National Institute of Epidemiology

Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 077

Candidates should submit an advance copy of the application in the prescribed form with the Application Fee of Rs.600/= (original Demand Draft) and other enclosures by Registered/Speed Post, to reach NIE, directly, on or before the last date. They should send a copy of the Demand Draft along with their original application through proper channel. The application through proper channel should contain either Sponsorship Certificate from the employer or NOC. (Please tick the appropriate box in the first page of the application regarding Original or Advance Copy)

Closing Date:

The last date for receipt of the completed applications at NIE is: 31st December, 2018

Date of Commencement of the Course: 1st July, 2019


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