Academic Programme

Programme

Master of Arts/Science in Population Studies

Regular

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March
SEMESTER 1

The course structure for M.A./M.Sc. course in Population Studies is designed as per UGC Credit Based Choice System and covers the following topics:

SEMESTER 1 Course Name Credits
MSP-F1 Sociology, Psychology and Anthropology * NC
MSP-C1 Basic Statistical Methods for Population Studies 4
MSP-C2 Introduction to Demography and History of Population 4
MSP-C3 Fertility and Nuptiality 4
MSP-C4 Mortality, Morbidity and Public Health 4
MSP-E1.1 Healthcare System and Policies 3
MSP-E1.2 Bio statistics & Epidemiology 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 19

Core courses: 68%; Elective courses: 32%
Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing. Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights) – Guide: 0.25, Presentation & Defense: 0.25, Content: 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense’ must be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the Director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The two members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, NC: Non Credited course; V-Viva voce, D–dissertation.

  • Semester I: One elective may be opted; i.e. E1.1/E1.2
SEMESTER 2
SEMESTER 2 Course Name Credits
MSP-F2 Economics and Geography * NC
MSP-C5 Evaluation, Adjustment of Demographic Data and Population Projection 4
MSP-C6 Introduction to Demographic and Statistical Software 4
MSP-C7 Migration and Urbanization 4
MSP-V1 Viva-Voce-I 2
MSP-E2.1 Historical Demography 3
MSP-E2.2 Spatial Demography 3
MSP-E3.1 Health Economics and Financing 3
MSP-E3.2 Urbanization, Space and Planning 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 20

Core courses: 68%; Elective courses: 32%
Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing. Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights) – Guide: 0.25, Presentation & Defense: 0.25, Content: 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense’ must be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the Director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The two members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, NC: Non Credited course; V-Viva voce, D–dissertation.

  • Semester II: Two electives may be opted from each group, i.e. E2.1/E2.2 & E3.1/E3.2
SEMESTER 3
SEMESTER 3 Course Name Credits
MSP-C8 Gender and Reproductive Health 4
MSP-C9 Population and Development 4
MSP-C10 Research Methodology 4
MSP-E4.1 Concepts and Measures of Global Health 3
MSP-E4.2 Gender, Health and Development 3
MSP-E5.1 Population Ageing and Health Transition 3
MSP-E5.2 Population and Sustainable Development 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 18

Core courses: 68%; Elective courses: 32%
Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing. Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights) – Guide: 0.25, Presentation & Defense: 0.25, Content: 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense’ must be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the Director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The two members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, NC: Non Credited course; V-Viva voce, D–dissertation.

  • Semester III: Two electives may be opted from each group; i.e. E4.1/E4.2 & E5.1/E5.2
SEMESTER 4
SEMESTER 4 Course Name Credits
MSP-C12 Population Policies, Program Management and Evaluation of Health and Family Welfare Program 4
MSP-C13 Advance Statistical Packages and Applications in Large-scale Data 4
MSP-D Dissertation 10$
MSP-V2 Viva-Voce-II 2
MSP-E6.1 Operation Research in Reproductive Health 3
MSP-E6.2 Monitoring and Evaluation in Population & Health 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 23

Core courses: 68%; Elective courses: 32%
Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing. Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights) – Guide: 0.25, Presentation & Defense: 0.25, Content: 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense’ must be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the Director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The two members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, NC: Non Credited course; V-Viva voce, D–dissertation.

  • Semester IV: One elective may be opted; i.e. E6.1/E6.2

Master of Arts/Science in Population Studies

manoj      
     
reshmi

Dr. Manoj Alagarajan

Associate Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Dr. R.S. Reshmi

Assistant Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Distance Education

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March
SEMESTER 1-4
SEMESTER 1-4 Course Name Credits
MSP-1F Sociology, Psychology and Anthropology * NC
MSP-2F Economics and Geography * NC
MSP-3C Basic Statistical Methods for Population Studies 4
MSP-4C Introduction to Demography and History of Population 4
MSP-5C Fertility and Nuptiality 4
MSP-6C Evaluation, Adjustment of Demographic Data and Population Projection 4
MSP-7C Introduction to Demographic and Statistical Software 4
MSP-8C Migration and Urbanization 4
MSP-9C Historical Demography 3
MSP-10C Gender and Reproductive Health 4
MSP-11C Population and Development 4
MSP-12C Research Methodology 4
MSP-13C Concepts and Measures of Global Health 3
MSP-14C Population Policies, Programme and Evaluation of HFW Programme 4
MSP-15C Advanced Statistical Packages and Applications in Large-scale Data 3
MSP-16C Morbidity, Mortality and Public Health 4
MSP-17C Population Ageing and Health Transition 4
MSP-18E Urbanization, Space and Planning 3
MSP-18E Biostatistics and Epidemiology 3
MSP-TP Dissertation/Term Paper 10
MSP-VV Viva-Voce 4
  TOTAL CREDITS 74

* Not counted for calculation of final grade

F-Foundation Course, C-Core Course, E-Elective course, NC-Non credited course, VV-Viva-Voce, TP-Term Paper

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Master of Arts/Science in Population Studies

kcdas      
     
illias

Dr. Kailash Chandra Das

Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Dr. Md. Illias K. Sheikh

Assistant Professor (Ad-Hoc)
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Master of Science in Bio-statistics and Demography

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March
SEMESTER 1
SEMESTER 1 Course Name Credits
MBD-F1 Basics of Human Biology * NC
MBD-C1 Introduction to Demography 3
MBD-C2 Demographic Methods I 4
MBD-C3 Introduction to Bio statistics & Epidemiology 4
MBD-E1.1 Healthcare System and Policies 3
MBD-E1.2 Basic concepts of Sociology, Psychology and Anthropology 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 14

Core courses: 72%; Elective courses: 28% Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing.$ Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights): Guide - 0.25, Presentation & Defense – 0.25, Content – 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense must also be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The three members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade, F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, S - Skill enhancement course, V - Viva voce, D – Dissertation.

  • Semester I: One elective may be opted; i.e. E1.1/E1.2
SEMESTER 2
SEMESTER 2 Course Name Credits
MBD-C4 Demographic Methods II 4
MBD-C5 Epidemiological Methods 4
MBD-C6 Research Methodology 4
MBD-E2.1 Historical Demography 3
MBD-E2.2 Spatial Demography 3
MBD-E3.1 Urbanization, Space and Planning 3
MBD-E3.2 Large-scale Sample Surveys 3
MBD-F2 Application of Statistical and Demographic Packages I * 3
MBD-V1 Viva-Voce 2
  SEMESTER CREDITS 20

Core courses: 72%; Elective courses: 28% Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing.$ Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights): Guide - 0.25, Presentation & Defense – 0.25, Content – 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense must also be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The three members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade, F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, S - Skill enhancement course, V - Viva voce, D – Dissertation.

  • Semester II: Two electives may be opted from each group, i.e. E2.1/E2.2 & E3.1/E3.2
SEMESTER 3
SEMESTER 3 Course Name Credits
MBD-C7 Sampling Techniques in Health & Demographic Surveys 4
MBD-C8 Applied Multivariate Analysis 4
MBD-E4.1 Concepts and Measures of Global Health 3
MBD-E4.2 Population Ageing and Health Transition 3
MBD-E5.1 Gender, Development and Health 3
MBD-E5.2 Population and Sustainable Development 3
MBD-C9 Application of Statistical and Demographic Packages II 4
MBD-C10 Demographic Models and Indirect Methods of Estimation 3
  SEMESTER CREDITS 21

Core courses: 72%; Elective courses: 28% Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing.$ Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights): Guide - 0.25, Presentation & Defense – 0.25, Content – 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense must also be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The three members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade, F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, S - Skill enhancement course, V - Viva voce, D – Dissertation.

  • Semester III: Two electives may be opted from each group; i.e. E4.1/E4.2 & E5.1/E5.2
SEMESTER 4
SEMESTER 4 Course Name Credits
MBD-C11 Survival Analysis 4
MBD-C12 Methods in Clinical Trials 4
MBD-E6.1 Health Economics and Financing 3
MBD-E6.2 Operations Research 3
MBD-E6.3 Monitoring and Evaluation 3
MBD-S1 Seminar Series * S
MBD-D Dissertation 10$
MBD-V2 Viva-Voce-II 2
  SEMESTER CREDITS 23

Core courses: 72%; Elective courses: 28% Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request for a change in writing.$ Evaluation procedure for dissertation (weights): Guide - 0.25, Presentation & Defense – 0.25, Content – 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense must also be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The three members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.
* Not counted for calculating the final grade, F – Foundation course, C –Core course, E – Elective course, S - Skill enhancement course, V - Viva voce, D – Dissertation.

  • Semester IV: One elective may be opted; i.e. E6.1/E6.2/6.3

Master of Science in Bio-statistics and Demography

dilip      
     
kaushal

Dr. Dilip T. R.

Associate Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Dr. Kaushalendra Kumar

Assistant Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Master of Population Studies

Course Details

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March
SEMESTER 1

The course structure for MPS course is designed as per UGC Credit Based Choice System and covers the following topics:

SEMESTER 1 Course Name Credits
MPS-F1 Basic Statistical Methods for Population Studies NC *
MPS-F2 Social Science Concept and Issues NC *
MPS-C1 Introduction to Demography and History of Population 4
MPS-C2 Fertility and Nuptiality 4
MPS-C3 Mortality, Morbidity and Public Health 4
MPS-C4 Migration, Spatial Distribution and Urbanization 4
MPS-E1.1 Healthcare Systems and Policies 3
MPS-E1.2 Introduction to Bio statistics & Epidemiology 3
MPS-E2.1 Concepts and Measures of Global Health 3
MPS-E2.2 Population Ageing and Health Transition 3
MPS-V1 Viva-voce 1
  SEMESTER CREDITS 23

* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C – Core course, E – Elective course, S- Skill enhancement course, V-Viva voce, D – Dissertation

  • Semester I: Two electives may be opted from each group, i.e. E1.1/1.2 & E2.1/E2.2
SEMESTER 2
SEMESTER 2 Course Name Credits
MPS-C5 Population and Development 4
MPS-C6 Gender Issues and Reproductive Health 4
MPS-C7 Population Policies and Programs 4
MPS-C8 Research Methodology 4
MPS-C9 Advanced Statistical and Computer Applications 4
MPS-C10 Indirect Estimation Techniques,Population Projection and Demographic Models 4
MPS-E3.1 Spatial Demography 3
MPS-E3.2 Operations Research 3
MPS-E3.3 Monitoring and Evaluation 3
MPS-E4.1 Large-scale Sample Surveys 3
MPS-E4.2 Health Economics and Financing 3
MPS-E4.3 Urbanization, Space and Planning 3
MPS-T Term paper 6
MPS-V2 Viva-Voce 1
  SEMESTER CREDITS 37
  TOTAL CREDITS 60

* Not counted for calculating the final grade F – Foundation course, C – Core course, E – Elective course, S- Skill enhancement course, V-Viva voce, D – Dissertation

  • Semester II: Two electives may be opted from each group; i.e. E3.1/3.2/3.3 & 4.1/E4.2/4.3

Core courses: 72%; Elective courses: 28% Core papers cannot be changed. Elective paper can be changed if the student fails in an elective paper and submits his/her request in writing. $ Evaluation procedure for dissertation: Guide - 0.25, Presentation & Defense – 0.25, Content – 0.50. The grade for ‘presentation & defense must also be given independently by each member, and submitted to the controller of examinations independently. For content, the director may appoint a three-member committee for each dissertation. The three members should independently evaluate the dissertation and independently submit the grades to the controller of examinations.

Master of Population Studies

sahoo      
     
suresh

Dr. Harihar Sahoo

Associate Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Dr. Suresh Jungari

Assistant Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Doctor of Philosophy

Course Details

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March

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Doctor of Philosophy

singh      
     

Dr. S.K. Singh

Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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Post Doctoral Training (P.D.T.)

Course Details

The following is the academic calendar for the academic year

Registration of 1st Term: July
Registration of 2nd Term: November
Start of 1st Term: July
End of 1st Term: October
Start of 2nd Term: November
End of 2nd Term: May
VACATION: May – June
Terminal Examination of 1st Term October-November
Terminal Examination of 2nd Term March
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 1st Term July
Last Date for Dropping Courses of 2nd Term Nil
Last Date of Holding Classes of 1st Term: October
Last Date of Holding Classes of 2nd Term: February
Final Examination for the Month Year March

Coming soon...

Post Doctoral Training (P.D.T.)

singh      
     

Dr. S.K. Singh

Professor
International Institute for Population Sciences

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