Master of Public Health


Duration: 2 years
Eligibility:  Health Sciences (≥3-year UG) MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS), Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS), Veterinary Sciences (BVSc.), Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Imaging Technology, Surgical and Operation Theatre Technology, Optometry, Physician Assistant, Other Allied Health degrees, Community/Public Health, BTech or BE (any branch), Statistics, Demography, Population Studies, Nutrition/Dietetics, Psychology, Anthropology/Medical Anthropology, Microbiology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Botany, Zoology & other Equivalent degrees


Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Life/Population Sciences/Non-Life Science streams (2-year PG) Statistics, Demography, Population Studies, Nutrition, Dietetics, Allied Health degrees, Life Sciences (Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, etc.), Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology/Medical Anthropology, Dietetics, Social Work, Management, Law & other Equivalent degrees


Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: All Non-Life Science streams (e.g. Arts, Commerce) (3 year UG) Dietetics, Sociology, Economics, Social Work, Management, Law, Arts, Natural Sciences & other Equivalent degrees.

Candidates with sufficient experience in public health maybe exempt from the bridge course
Duration: 3 years including 1-year bridge course

Along with the Application form, candidates shall submit a 500-word essay on a public health issue of relevance to India and a 300-word personal statement on ‘Why I wish to do an MPH’.

The MPH course will prepare a competent cadre of professionals who have a basic understanding of the various aspects of public health and are able to successfully apply this knowledge towards meeting public health challenges in the Indian context.

Course delivery
Pedagogy: lectures, practicum, field work, assignments, internship, modular delivery Assessment: continuous formative evaluation, presentations, analytical assignments, reports

Career prospects

  • District and state level epidemiology/surveillance officers
  • Public health officers/programme officers in the government and NGO sectors
  • Public health/programme officers/administrators in international agencies
  • Research officers and co-ordinators
  • Public health communication
  • Specialists/educators
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