The following courses are offered at the National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), ICMR School of Public Health, Chennai, which is an institution under the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) under the affiliated programme of SCTIMST.
1. MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH (MPH in Epidemiology and Health Systems)
MPH commence from July every year.
Duration : 2 years
The programme is structured on "learning by doing" model comprising of four contact sessions across 13 months at NIE interspersed and with three field postings of 11 months duration (Total 24 months duration in total).
Applicants having the following criteria will be eligible to apply for the course:
1. MBBS degree recognized by the Medical Council of India
2. Three years experience in public health related activities after MBBS
3. Age up to 45 years as on the date of commencement of the course (1st July every year).
There is no course fee for the candidates sponsored by the state/central government/Armed forces. For others, the course fee will be Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees One lakh only) payable at the beginning of the academic year. The fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Method of selection:
A selection committee constituted and approved by the Director, SCTIMST will evaluate the prospective candidates on the basis of educational qualifications, professional experience relevant to public health, entrance examination (written test/interview). Preference will be given to the candidates sponsored by the State/Central/UT Governments and Armed Forces.
The decision of the Director, SCTIMST shall be final in all matters.
THE DIRECTOR, National Institute of Epidemiology R-127, 3rd Avenue, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Chennai - 600 077, Tamilnadu
Phone:+91-44-26820517, Fax: +91-44-26820464
E-mail: , URL: www.nieicmr.org
THE DEPUTY REGISTRAR, SREE CHITRA TIRUNAL INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY, TRIVANDRUM-695011, KERALA, INDIA.