International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai invites applications for Master of Population Studies (MPS) Distance Learning for the year 2014 - 18.
Master of Population Studies (MPS) Distance Learning Admission is conducted by International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai.
In view of the growing demand for intensive and need-based training in the field of population data analysis and inter-relationship between Population and Development, the Institute has started a Distance Education Programme leading to Master’s Degree in Population Studies in 1994. Deadline for submission of application for academic session 2014-2018 (20th Batch) is 31st July 2014.
Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:
=> Admission to this course is open to all those with a Master's degree from any recognized University in any of the Social Science subjects including Mathematics, Statistics, Health & allied subjects. Preference will be given to candidates having experience in population, Health
and /or in allied areas.
Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. IndCareer.com published details for informational purpose.
Prescribed application from and information can be obtained from the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education, International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai-400 088 in person or by sending a self addressed 50/- stamped envolope (25cm x 12cm) on or before 30th June, 2014. The Completed application from along with necessary enclosures (including e-mail ID & telephone
number) and non-refundable processing fee of 400/- (exepmted for SC/ST and PH candidates) by
Deman Draft, drawn from any nationalised Bank in favor of Director, IIPS Mumbai should reach to the In-charge, Department of Extra Mural Studies and Distance Education on or before 31st July 2014. The processing fee may also be paid by cash at the cash counter at the Institute and the receipt
should be attached with the completed application set.
Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of MPS Distance Learning: http://www.iipsindia.org/
For Indian Students
Fee Amount (INR)
Course Fee* - 10000.00
Processing Fee - 400.00
Contact Programme Fee - 300.00
Examination Fee - 300.00
Re-examination Fee - 500.00
For Foreign Students
Course Fee* - 2000.00
Processing Fee - 25.00
Contact Programme Fee - 100.00
Examination Fee - 100.00
Re-examination Fee - 50.00
MPS Distance Learning Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.
A. Preparatory Courses
MPS-01 Statistical Methods for Population Studies
MPS-02 Concepts in Social Sciences and Some Important Issues in Indian Society, Culture and Economy
B. Main Courses
MPS-03 Introduction to Population Studies
MPS-04 Nuptiality and Fertility
MPS-05 Morbidity, Mortality and Public Health
MPS-06 Spatial Distribution, Migration and Urbanization
MPS-07 Dynamics of Age-Sex structure and Population Projections
MPS-08 Population and Development
MPS-09 Population Policy, Programme Management and Evaluation
MPS-10 Research Methodology
MPS-11 Computer Applications to Population Data
MPS-12 Gender Issues in Population Studies
MPS-13 Reproductive Health
MPS-14 Bio-statistics (Optional)
MPS-14 Urban and Regional Planning (Optional)
MPS-15 Historical Demography
Selection of candidates for the course will be done by a selection committee duly constituted by the Director of the Institute.
For more details please contact
Department of Extra Mural Studies
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