IIPS – The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) was declared as a ‘Deemed University’ on August 19, 1985. The institute serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies. The institute conducts an online examination for various M.A, M.Sc., M.Phil courses. The candidates who are interested in any of the course at IIPS can read the article to check the details of the exam such as- the important dates scheduled for IIPS 2020 admission, courses for which the entrance exam is being held, application fees, how to apply and selection criteria.
IIPS Admission 2020
The applications for 2020 IIPS can be filled online from the official website. Candidates can track all the key dates of IIPS 2020 admission from below.
|Start of online registration for admission||last week of Nov 2020|
|Last date for online application submission||1st week of Jan 2020|
|Last date to receive hard copy of online application and supporting documents at IIPS||2nd week of Jan 2020|
|Announcement of shortlisted candidates for online admission test||last week of Jan 2020|
|Issue of admit card||1st week of Feb 2020|
|Date and time of Online Test||2nd week of Feb 2020|
|Date of interview||last week of Apr 2020|
|Declaration of selected candidate for admission (First list)||1st week of May 2020|
|Last date of fee payment for the first list candidates||3rd week of May 2020|
|Intimation to first waitlisted candidates||last week of May 2020|
|Last date of fee payment for first waitlisted candidates||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Intimation to second waitlisted candidates||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Last date of fee payment for second waitlisted candidates (Closure of Admission)||3rd week of Jun 2020|
|Joining/Reporting of Admitted Students||1st week of Jul 2020|
|Commencement of academic session||1st week of Jul 2020|
Eligibility Criteria and other details for IIPS 2020
The given eligibility criteria is based on last year information and for reference purpose only.
|Course||Program Duration||Eligibility Criteria||Upper Age Limit|
|Master of Arts/Science in Population Studies (M.A./M.Sc.)||2 year||A Bachelor’s degree with 55% in social sciences including subjects Mathematics and Statistics from a recognized university.||25 years|
|Master of Science in Bio-Statistics and Demography.||2 year||Graduation with 55% from a recognized university or equivalent grades. The candidates must have studied Mathematics or Statistics as core subjects.||25 years|
|Master of Population Studies||1 year||A Master’s degree with at least 55% of aggregate marks from a recognized university or equivalent grade in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Geography and Anthropology.||28 years|
|Master of Philosophy in Population Studies||1 year||Master in Population Studies/ M.A/M.Sc. in Demography/ M.Sc. in Bio-statistics and Epidemiology from a recognized university with at least 55% of aggregate marks or equivalent.||30 years|
|Integrated M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Population Studies /Biostatistics & Demography (No. of seats for UGC/CSIR-JRF or any other national level fellowship awardees shall be decided by the admission committee)||3-7 year||Admission to Integrated M.Phil. and Ph.D. program is open to candidates holding a Master’s degree in Population Studies, Demography, Biostatistics and Demography from a recognized university in India and abroad with a minimum of 55% of aggregate marks or equivalent grade.||30 years|
|Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Population Studies/ Biostatistics & Demography (TwoSeats with Government of India Fellowship) (No. of seats for UGC/CSIR-JRF or any other national level fellowship awardees shall be decided by the admission committee)||2-6 year||A Post Graduate degree in any social science subject/Health/Maths/ Stats or allied subjects from recognized Indian/Foreign universities with at least 55 aggregate marks.||30 year|
|M.A. Population Studies (Through Distance Mode of Education) (100 Seats) Offline admission procedure||2-4 Year||Admission to this course is open to all those with a Bachelor’s degree in any social science subject/Health Sciences/Mathematics/ Statistics or any similar degree recognized by Indian/Foreign universities||–|
|Post-Doctoral Fellowship (P.D.F.)
Offline admission procedure
|1 Year||Candidates having Ph.D. degree in Population Studies or subjects related with Population, Health, Gender, and Development are eligible to apply. Desirable: Publications in peer reviewed journals, publication of books and research reports||40 Year|
The applications must be filled online only. There is no provision for obtaining the form from the institute through post or personally. The application will be registered first and then the student will receive a login id and password. After the registration of the IIPS admission, the candidates will be able to complete the application form. The direct link to register will be provided here.
How to apply for IIPS
- The candidates will be required to visit the official website to fill the application form for 2020 IIPS at iipsindia.org or they can click the link will be provided here on this page for registration.
- When you click on the link, a window will open where you will see the box where the registration ID and the password are to be inserted.
- Just below the box, the candidates who have visited the site for the first time will see a link for “Create New User”.
- Click on the link New user and the applicants will now be required to enter the details such as Email ID, Mobile number, Security question, secret Answer, Password, Confirm password.
- Registration confirmation- A page confirming the registration will appear with your application number. Please login again to complete the application form.
The application process will be completed in seven steps:
STEP I Personal Details – the candidates will be required to enter the details such as name, father name etc.
STEP II Academic Details – The applicants should check where all the details are to be entered.
STEP III Upload Photo – Candidates must upload Passport Size Photograph (3.5 cm width x 4.5 cm height) without sunglasses in jpg/jpeg format only (The image must be greater than 4 kb and less than 40 kb in size).
Step IV Upload Signature – Candidates must upload their scanned copy of signature with 3.5 cm length x 1.5 cm height (The image must be greater than 1 kb and less than 30 kb in size).
Step V Document Upload – Candidates must also upload a Photo ID proof (Any one: Aadhaar, Voter ID, PAN card), or any government issued photo ID proof.
Step VI Work Experience – if the candidate posses any relevant experience then they must mention it in the space required.
STEP VII Test Centre Preference – here the candidate will be required to provide the choice where they want to appear for the exam. The Institute reserves the right to allot anyone the centre in case there are no seats available at any centre.
STEP VIII Fee Payment – the candidates should check the details of the amount that they have to pay towards the completion of the application fees.
Expected Application Fees
- General – Rs. 1000
- OBC – Rs. 500
- SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 250
Selection criteria for IIPS
As per last year…
For Master of Philosophy in Population Studies- the selection will depend on the basis of an online test for this course and afterwards there will be a personal interview. The candidates who are shortlisted in the online written test will proceed to the next level i.e interview. The Institute will not pay any amount of money or bear any travel expense of the candidates called for the test/personal interview.
For Master of Population Studies – the selection will depend on the basis of an online test for this course and afterwards there will be a personal interview. The candidates who are shortlisted in the online written test will proceed to the next level i.e interview. The Institute will not pay any amount of money or bear any travel expense of the candidates called for the test/personal interview.
Master of Science in Bio-Statistics and Demography – The selection process for this course will depend on the performance of the candidates in the made online test. There will be no interview.
For Master of Arts/Science in Population Studies (M.A./M.Sc.) – The selection process for this course will depend on the performance of the candidates in the made online test. There will be no interview.
For M.Phil – The admission to M.Phil. course is through a two-stage process; on line test and personal interview. The online Entrance Test will consist of objective type questions of multiple choices. Shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview at IIPS. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test and personal interview.
For Integrated M.Phil. and Ph.D – The admission to Integrated M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programme is through a three-stage process; on line test, proposal writing and personal interview. The online Entrance Test will consist of objective type questions of multiple choices. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test, proposal writing and personal interview.
For Ph.D- The admission to M.Phil. course is through a two-stage process; on line test and personal interview. The online Entrance Test will consist of objective type questions of multiple choices. Shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interview at IIPS. Final selection will be based on the weighted average of scores of Online Test and personal interview.
Selected Candidates for Admission
The list of the Selected Candidates for the Admission for MA/MSc and waitlisted candidates for the admission into Master of Science in Biostatistics and Demography (MBD) will be released by IIPS. Candidates can check the same from the official website i.e., www.iipsindia.org or the direct link will be provided here.
last year’s IIPS sample paper are provided below for the candidates who are going to appear for the admission in session 2020-21 for various courses. This sample papers help the candidate to prepare for the examination. Candidate can check it from the below links:
- Click here to check the Practice Test of IIPS Online Admission Test.
- Click here to check the M.Phil./Ph.D. Sample Entrance Test Question Papers.
- Click here to check the MPS Sample Entrance Test Question Papers.
- Click here to check the M.A./M.Sc. Sample Entrance Test Question Papers.
- Click here to check the M.Sc. in Bio-Statistics and Demography. Sample Entrance Test Question Papers.
Official Website: www.iipsindia.org.
For more information regarding IIPS Admission 2020, refer to 2019’s information brochure.
Insofar, official details of IIPS Admission 2020 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as information brochure releases, details will be updated here