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Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management (PGDPHM) is a one-year course which provides competency in Public Health Management. After taking a core course, candidates also carry out a field project. Only doctors having MBBS degree who are sponsored by government are admitted to this course through entrance test.

Master of Public Health (MPH)

This two-year course provides competency in Public Health Management, Teaching, Research and Leadership. After taking a core course and an elective course in the first year candidates take a special paper on Epidemiology or Health Management or Health Promotion in the second year. Graduates of Medicine (MBBS) / Dental (BDS) / Veterinary (BVSc) / Engineering (BE) or any Postgraduate degree (MA/M.Sc) who have passed with at least 50% marks will be admitted through a national entrance test.

Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Community Medicine

Candidates possessing MBBS degree are admitted to this three-year residency programme through a competitive national entrance test. Aim of this programme is to prepare Community Physicians of highest caliber who have basic understanding of clinical practice, a thorough knowledge of epidemiological principles and methods and the epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases, a familiarity with statistical methods, the relevant aspects of the social sciences and the principles of administration and management, and have the ability to apply this knowledge to the management of health services and the study of diseases.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

This three-year programme prepares research scientist who conduct specific research that contribute to the advancement of the knowledge of public health method or practice. Graduates of Medicine (MBBS), or Postgraduates (MA/MSc) in Sociology, Social Anthropology, Psychology, Economics, Life Sciences (Biology), Nutrition, and Environment Sciences who have passed with at least 60% marks are admitted through a competitive national entrance test.

Short-Term Training Courses

Courses ranging from one to two week duration are planned as per the needs of trainees for National Health Programme Managers, WHO Fellows, and Faculty of Academic Institutions at Basic, Intermediate and Advance level on Epidemiology, Health Programme Management, Health Promotion, Family Medicine, Reproductive Health, Child Health, Communicable Diseases, Non Communicable Diseases, and Environmental Health.

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