National Institute of Communicable Diseases, New Delhi

NICD New Delhi - National Institute of Communicable Diseases

  • New Delhi, Delhi NCR
  • ESTD 1909
  • Public

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

  • Classrooms

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Master of Public Health [MPH]
2Years Full Time 15 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹30,000 per year Apply Now
2Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now

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About College

National Institute of Communicable Diseases is situated in New Delhi and was established in the year 1909. The Institute is under administrative control of the Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. The Institute has its headquarters in Delhi and has 8 out-station branches located at Alwar (Rajasthan), Bengaluru (Karnataka), Kozikode (Kerela), Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Jagdalpur (Chattisgarh), Patna (Bihar), Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh) and Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh). The institute was established with the purpose of functioning as a national centre of excellence for control of communicable diseases. The function of the institute also included various areas of training and research using multi-disciplinary integrated approach. The institute was, in addition, expected to provide expertise to the States and Union Territories (UTs) on rapid health assessment and laboratory based diagnostic services. Surveillance of communicable diseases and outbreak investigation also formed an indispensable part of its activities. The Institute takes leading role in undertaking investigations of disease outbreaks all over the country employing epidemiological and diagnostic tools. It also provides referral diagnostic services to individuals, community, medical colleges, research institutions and state health directorates. The service component provided by the Institute also includes making available scientific research material, teaching aids, storage and supply of vaccines and quality control of biologicals.

Facts and Figures ofNational Institute of Communicable Diseases -

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Director of the institute

Dr. S. Venkatesh


Govt. of India

Institutes Under National Institute of Communicable Diseases


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How to Reach

4 kms away from Civil Lines Metro Station

Why to JoinNational Institute of Communicable Diseases?

Research-Applied integrated research in various aspects of communicable as well as some aspects of non-communicable diseases has been one of the prime functions of the Institute and to achieve this, the institute is actively engaged in research projects in broad areas of communicable diseases.

Training-   Besides the regular training programmes, numerous short-term training activities are conducted every year by the institute that are sponsored by international agencies like WHO, UNICEF, World Bank and USAID. The course curricula of these training programmes are designed to develop the necessary need-based skills. 

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Contact Details

Phone No: 011-23913148
Directorate General of Health Services 22, Sham Nath Marg
New Delhi - 110054
Delhi NCR , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Krishi Bhawan Bus Stop bus stand 0.43Km
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