IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2020: Eligibility, Selection Process and Application Process

Published: | August 23, 2019
M.Phil and Ph.D admission IIPS Mumbai

Looking for admission in M.Phil and Ph. D at International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)?. Find out all the important information such as eligibility criteria, the application process, the selection process for IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2019-20 in the article below.

 

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) Mumbai was established under the joint sponsorship of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, the Government of India, and the United Nations in July 1956. The institute was formerly known as Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC) till 1970. International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) Mumbai is the hub of health research and population training in India. A numerous number of students from different countries of Africa, North America, Asia, and Pacific regions come to IIPS Mumbai for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. Currently, the institute is offering various degree including Master of Population Studies (M.P.S.), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and many more.

You can find all the information pertaining to IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2020 can be found here.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2020-21

Admission to both M. Phil and Ph. D courses at IIPS Mumbai will be done on the basis of entrance exam followed by personal interview. Prior to that, it is mandatory for the candidates at IIPS Mumbai to meet the eligibility for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. The IIPS Mumbai application form can be obtained from the official website.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Specialisations 2020-21

IIPS (International Institute for Population Sciences) Mumbai has a number of M.Phil and Ph.D specialisations. Candidates can opt for these specialisations as per their academic interest

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil Specialisations 2020-21

IIPS Mumbai has three M.Phil specialisations and they are as follows:

  • Population Studies
  • Biostatistics
  • Demography

IIPS Mumbai Ph.D. Specialisation 2020-21

The Ph.D specialisations offered by IIPS Mumbai are as follows:

  • Population Studies
  • Biostatistics
  • Demography

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Important Dates 2020-21

All important dates for M.Phil and Ph.D admission at IIPS Mumbai including the release date of application date, counseling date and last date of submitting the application are provided below. Candidates must keep a track of IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D important dates to not to miss out on the important information.

Events

Dates

Start of online registration for admission

Last Week November 2019

Last date for online application submission

1st Week of January 2020

Last date to receive a hard copy of the online application and supporting documents at IIPS

2nd Week of January 2020

Announcement of shortlisted candidates for online admission test

Last Week January 2020

Issue of admit card

1st Week of February 2020

Date and time of Online Test

2nd Week of February 2020

Declaration of shortlisted candidates for interview

3rd Week February 2020

Date of interview

Mid Week of March 2020

Declaration of selected candidate for admission (First list)

Last Week of March 2020

Last date of fee payment for the first list candidates

1st Week of April 2020

Intimation to first waitlisted candidates

2nd Week of April 2020

Last date of fee payment for first waitlisted candidates

3rd Week of April 2020

Intimation to second waitlisted candidates

Last Week of April 2020

Last date of fee payment for second waitlisted candidates (Closure of Admission)

1st Week of May 2020

Joining/Reporting of Admitted Students

1st Week of July 2020

Commencement of academic session

1st Week of July 2020

Note: These dates are tentative and the official dates will be updated here soon!

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IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Eligibility Criteria 2020-21

For IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D admissions candidates must know the eligibility before applying. Check out the detailed eligibility criteria for IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D admission 2020-21 here.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil Eligibility Criteria 2020-21

The IIPS Mumbai eligibility for M.Phil course can be checked below:

  • Candidates must have passed master’s degree in any of the Population Studies/ Demography/ Bio-statistics and Epidemiology/ Bio-statistics and Demography with a minimum of 55% aggregate or equivalent grade.

  • Foreign candidates may also apply for admission once they secure financial support from any outside agency.

  • Candidates who have cleared the qualifying examinations and others who are appearing for the final year of examination in the eligible degree may also enrol their names. Candidates from this category must note that the admission may be cancelled if they failed to provide the result till the end of September.

  • Besides this, candidates can't be older than 30 years as on 30th June of the admission year.

  • Candidates belonging from any of the reserved categories must check the relaxation offered to them as per the Government of India. Female candidates will also get some relaxation in the required percentage of eligible degree.

IIPS Mumbai Ph.D Eligibility Criteria 2020-21

The IIPS Mumbai eligibility for Ph.D courses is as follows:

  • Candidates must have passed M.Phil in any of the Population Studies/ Demography/ Bio-statistics and Epidemiology/ Bio-statistics and Demography with a minimum of 55% aggregate or equivalent grade.

  • Foreign candidates may also apply for admission once they secure financial support from any outside agency.

  • Candidates who have cleared UGC/CSIR-JRF or any other national-level fellowship are also allowed to apply for this programme.

  • Candidates who have cleared the qualifying examinations and others who are appearing for the final year of examination in the eligible degree may also enrol their names. Candidates from this category must note that the admission may be cancelled if they failed to provide the result till the end of September.

How to Apply for IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Admissions 2020-21?

Detailed process to fill the application form for entrance test of IIPS Mumbai is mentioned below, candidates may go through the stepwise process while filling the application form.

  • Candidates will have to go to the official website of the International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) Mumbai, www.iipsindia.

  • Candidates will then have to fill all the necessary details mentioned in the application form.

  • Candidates need to submit the application fee while submitting the completed application form.

  • The hard copy of the application form has to be submitted along with the required documents to “The Assistant Registrar (Academic), International Institute for Population Sciences, Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088” through demand draft before the deadline.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Application Fee 2020-21

The application fee of IIPS Mumbai category wise is given below:

Category

Application Fee

General and OBC(Other Backward Category)

INR 1000/-

Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribes(ST) and Physically Handicapped(PH)

INR 500/-

Note: The application fee of IIPS Mumbai once submitted will not be refunded.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Selection Process 2020-21

Candidates will be selected for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D courses on the basis of the entrance exam. Detailed selection rounds for both the programs are mentioned below.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil Selection Process 2020-21

IIPS Mumbai follows a two-stage process for admission to M.Phil course, which includes online test and personal interview. The online test will contain multiple-choice questions from topics including Logical Reasoning, Statistics, English, Population Studies, Demography, Bio-statistics, Research Methodology and Epidemiology. Candidates who clear the entrance exam will be called for a personal interview at the campus. Final selection will be based on personal interview and scores in the entrance test conducted online.

Reservation for SC/ ST/ Pwd, Female and OBC candidates will depend upon the norms decided by the Government of India only.

IIPS Mumbai Ph.D Selection Process 2020-21

IIPS Mumbai follows a three-stage process for admission in the Ph.D. course which includes online test, research proposal writing, and personal interview. The online test will contain multiple-choice questions from topics including Logical Reasoning, Statistics, Population Studies, Demography, Bio-statistics, English, Research Methodology, and Epidemiology. Candidates who cleared the entrance exam will be called for a personal interview and research proposal writing at the campus. Final selection will be based on personal interview, research proposal writing, and scores in the entrance test conducted online.

Reservation for SC/ ST/ Pwd, Female and OBC candidates will depend upon the norms decided by the Government of India only.

IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D Course Fee 2020-21

Candidates will have to submit the course fee for M.Phil and Ph.D for the first semester after the selection process is over. Candidates can check the details fee structure IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D courses here:

M.Phil. (One Year)

Ph.D.

Indian

Foreign

Indian

Foreign

A: Non Refundable

500

200

1000

200

Admission Fee

9000

7000

15000

8000

Tuition Fee (Per Year)*

2500

‐‐

3000

‐‐

Computer Fee (Per Year)

500

‐‐

‐‐

‐‐

Examination Fee (Per Semester)

500

‐‐

‐‐

‐‐

Re‐examination Fee (Per Paper)

500

‐‐

‐‐

‐‐

Re‐evaluation Fee (Per Paper)

1000

50

5000

50

Thesis Submission Fee

1000

‐‐

3000

‐‐

Thesis re‐submission Fee

100

‐‐

100

‐‐

Provisional Certificate Fee

200

‐‐

200

‐‐

Degree Certificate Fee

800

‐‐

1000

‐‐

Library Fee (Per Year)

200

‐‐

200

‐‐

Medical Examination Fee

1000

‐‐

1000

‐‐

Sport/Cultural Fee (Per Year)

800

‐‐

800

‐‐

Duplicate Certificate Fee

100

‐‐

100

‐‐

Migration Certificate Fee

500

50

500

50

Transcript Fee (For Two Sets)

100

‐‐

100

‐‐

Duplicate I‐card Fee

400

300

1000

300

Hostel Accommodation Charge (Per Refundable Deposits)

Library

2000

100

3500

100

Dining Hall

4000

‐‐

4000

‐‐

B: Processing Fee (Non‐Refundable)**

1000

‐‐

1000

‐‐

Convocation Charges

500

50

500

50

* 50% Concession on Tuition Fees to students from SAARC Countries.

** OBC: 500; SC/ST/PWD: 250

Note: The fee structure may be changed by the institute without any prior notice.

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After completing any of the programs from IIPS, Mumbai, candidates are well prepared for a multi-disciplinary professional career and career in research and teaching sector. From becoming a Lecturer to Scientist, there are a plethora of opportunities available. Candidates may enroll for any of the program offered by the institute once they satisfy all the requirements.

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