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IIPS Mumbai announces MPS Programme 2015

Master of Population Studies (MPS) 2015

Applications are invited for admission to the MPS Programme of the Institute with Government of India fellowship for the academic session 2015-16 to commence from 11th July 2015

Master of Population Studies (MPS)

No. of Fellowships: 50 Seats with Govt. India fellowship

Duration: One Year (Full-Time)

Eligibility: Master’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Geography, and Anthropology, with a minimum 55% of aggregate marks in all subjects

Candidates awaiting results of qualifying examination latest by 30th September 2015 can also apply for consideration

Age: The upper age limit is 28 years as on 30th June 2015. Marks and age are relaxable for candidates belonging to reserved categories as per GOI rules

Fellowship: Each selected Indian student will be awarded a Government of India [email protected] Rs 5000/- per month

Selection Criteria: The selection will be made on the basis of a written test and personal interview; only shortlisted candidates will be called for the test and interview

Shortlisted candidates appearing for admission test are entitled to claim sleeper class train fare by the shortest route on production of original tickets and in case of road journey normal fare will be paid only for travel by public transport run by a Govt. body

Written Test: 06th July 2015

Interview: 07th July 2015

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates will be considered as per the Govt. of India norms

Sponsorship: official can also be sponsored by Govt. departments, research institutions, Universities, medical colleges and non-governmental organizations to be considered for admission

However, the selection will be made as per selection criteria

Eligible Foreign students can also apply for admission provided they secure financial support from any outside agency

Availability of Application Form: Prescribed application form and information can be obtained from the Assistant Registrar (Academic), International Institute for Population Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400088 in person or by sending a self addressed Rs.50/- stamped envelope on or before 29th May 2015

The form may also be downloaded by

The completed application form along with necessary enclosures and a non-refundable processing fee of Rs.500/- by Demand Draft, drawn from any nationalized bank in favor of the Director, IIPS Mumbai should reach the Assistant Registrar (Academic) on or before 01st June 2015

The processing fee may also be paid by cash at the cash counter and the cash receipt should be attached along with the completed application set

Incomplete applications will be summarily rejected

The institute reserves every right to decide the number of seats to be filled or cancel the course at any moment; the institute also reserves the right to change/alter certain rules at any time

Important Dates

Availablity of Application Form: 29th May 2015

The duly filled form shall reach IIPS Mumbai on the said address on or before 01st June 2015

Academic Session 2015-16 to commence from 11th July 2015

Written Test: 06th July 2015

Interview: 07th July 2015

For more information visit website

International Institute for Population Sciences

(Deemed University), Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai-400088 (Maharashtra), Website