IIPS Mumbai M.Phil and Ph.D. Admission 2018

Last Updated - June 06 2018

IIPS [International Institute for Population Sciences]  is a public university, founded in 1956 in Mumbai, previous known as International Institute for Population Studies. Besides teachings and research activities, the university also offers consultancy to the Government and Non-Government organizations and other academic institutions.

The university provides the following research programmes to its students:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – 3 years
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) – 1 year

Admission of aspirants to M.Phil/Ph.D. programmes is done on the basis of their performance in written test and personal interview. Aspirants who wish to apply can register themselves by submitting finished applications, along with the procedure fees of Rs. 500/- and all the necessary enclosures. For SC/ST/PH aspirants, there is no procedure fee.

  • Method of Application



    01st Apr, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil. (Population Studies) & Ph.D. (Population Studies)
Last date to Apply01st Apr, 2019
Date of Entrance Exam08th Jul, 2019
Date of Interview08th - 09th Jul, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil. (Population Studies)

  • Aspirants must possess master’s degree in Population Studies/Demography/M.Sc. (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) from a recognized university with at least 55% aggregate marks in all subjects
  • Aspirant’s age should not be more than 30 years on or before June 30, 2018

Ph.D. (Population Studies)

Aspirants must possess M.Phil degree in Population Studies or Master's degree in Population Studies or M.Sc. in Bio-Statistics and Epidemiology of a recognized university with at least 55% of aggregate marks in all subjects.

Step to Apply

  • Aspirants can obtain the application form and prospectus in person or via a post by sending a self-addressed Rs. 50/- stamped envelope on or before March 25, 2018 (tentative), to the following address:

The Assistant Registrar (Academic)

International Institute for Population Sciences

Deonar, Mumbai- 400 088

  • Aspirants can register themselves by submitting duly filled-in applications and all the necessarily enclosures, along with the fee of Rs. 500/- via DD drawn from any nationalized Bank in favor of “The Director, IIPS, Mumbai” to the Assistant Registrar (Academic). Aspirants can also submit the procedures fee in cash at the university cash counter.


  1. No objection certificate from employer.
  2. Marks sheets of all earlier semesters.
  3. Category certificate (if applicable)

Admission Procedure

M.Phil. (Population Studies) & Ph.D. (Population Studies)

  • Selection of the aspirants for the M.Phil. / Post-Doctoral Fellowship courses will be based on their performance in the written test and personal interview
  • Selection of the aspirant for the Ph.D. programme will be based on the submission of the extensive research proposal and interview performance
  • There will be no entrance test organized for foreign aspirants. Foreign aspirants will be selected straight if they fulfill the eligibility criteria of the Institute

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College

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